Family:Whitney, Levi S. (1816-1893)

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Levi S.8 Whitney (Joel7, Elijah6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joel7 and Abial (Nason) Whitney, was born about 19 Aug 1816, Westborough, MA, and died 20 Sep 1893, Webster, MA, aged 77 years 1 month 1 day, of cystitis, laborer.[1]

He married, 9 Oct 1836, Northbridge, MA, Sarah Eddy Knapp, "both of Sutton",[2] daughter of Joel and Sybil (Croney) Knapp. She was born about 2 Oct 1811, Sutton, MA,[3] and died 15 Sep 1901, Webster, MA, aged 82 years, of hear disease.[4]

Children of Levi S.8 and Sarah Eddy (Knapp) Whitney:

i. Sybil K. Whitney, b. ca. 8 Jul 1837, Sutton, MA; bapt. 8 Oct 1837, Northbridge, MA;[5]d. 28 Mar 1908, Webster, MA, aged 69 years 8 months 20 days, of capillary bronchitis; [6] m. 16 Sep 1855, Webster, MA, James F. Bigelow, b. ca. 1835, Putnam, CT, son of Charles and Urial (-----) Bigelow.[7]
ii. John D. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, MA; m. Henrietta F. Watson.
iii. Mary L. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, MA; d. 9 Dec 1901, Webster, MA, aged 59 years, of apoplexy;[8] unmarried.
iv. Charles H. Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1846, Webster, MA;[9] m.(1) Carrie E. Googins; m.(2) Hattie O. -----.
v. George A. Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1851, Webster, MA;[10] m. Mary Cecilia Eddy.

Census

224 284 Levi S. Whitney 34 M - Shoemaker $1500 Mass. Sarah E. " 37 F - " Sybil K. " 13 F - " Attended school John D. " 9 M - " Attended school Mary L. " 7 F - " Attended school Chas. H. " 4 M - " Attended school Thos. Cullen 17 M - Shoemaker Ireland

311 459 Levi S. Whitney 39 M - Shoe Maker Mass. Sarah E. Whitney 43 F - " John D. Whitney 14 M - " Chas. H. Whitney 9 M - " Geo. A. Whitney 3 M - " Sybil K. Whitney 18 F - " Mary L. Whitney 11 F - " James Bigelow 20 M - " "

1149 1452 Levi S. Whitney 44 M - Shoe maker $1400 $200 Mass. Loren E. " 47 F - " John B. " 19 M - " " " Mary L. " 17 F - Harness maker " Charles " 14 M - Shoe maker " Attended school Geo. A. " 8 M - " Attended school 1453 James F. Bigelow 24 M - Conn. Sibel K. " 23 F - Mass. Charles H. " 4 M - "

277 367 Levi S. Whitney 49 M - Massachusetts M Shoemaker - - 1 1 - Sarah E. Whitney 50 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - John D. Whitney 24 M - " M Shoemaker - - 1 1 - Henrietta F. Whitney 20 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Frank L. Whitney 3 M - " - - - - - - Mary L. Whitney 22 F - " S Housekeeper - - - - - Charles H. Whitney 18 M - " S Shoemaker - - - - - George A. Whitney 13 M - " S Housekeeper - - - - - 368 James F. Bigelow 31 M - " M Shoemaker - - 1 1 - Sybil K. Bigelow 28 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Charles M. Bigelow 10 M - " - - - - - -

337 574 Whitney, Levi S. 56 M W Coal Dealer $3000 $2000 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah E. 58 F W Keeping House " -----, John D. 29 M W Coal Dealer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Henrietta 25 F W Keeping House Rhode Island -----, Frank J. 8 M W Attending School Massachusetts Attended school -----, Mary J. 26 F W No Occupation " -----, George A. 18 M W No Occupation " -----, Charles W. 25 M W Coal Dealer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Carrie E. 18 F W Keeping House " -----, Edith M. 1/12 F W " Born in May Bigelow, James T. 34 M W Coal Dealer Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Sybil K. 32 F W Keeping House Massachusetts -----, Charles N. 14 M W Works in Shoe Factory " Chase, Thankful W. 26 F W Domestic Servant "

Levi S. WHITNEY 65 Self M M W MA Teamster MA MA Sarah E. WHITNEY 67 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Charles H. WHITNEY 35 Son M M W MA Works In Shoe Factory MA MA Hattie O. WHITNEY 25 DauL F M W RI Works In Shoe Factory RI RI Mary L. WHITNEY 33 Dau F S W MA MA MA George A. WHITNEY 27 Son M S W MA Teamster MA MA Charles N. WHITNEY 23 GSon M M W MA Works In Shoe Factory CT MA Carrie WHITNEY 22 Oth F M W MA Works In Shoe Factory MA MA

The younger Charles was actually a Bigelow, not a Whitney.

285 381 Bigelow, Charles N. Head W M Apr 1856 44 mar 23 Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts Witcher (shoe shop), Owns mortgaged house -----, Caroline Wife W F Jul 1856 42 mar 23 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Edward L. Son W M Oct 1880 19 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Cutter (shoe shop) -----, Arthur F. Son W M Feb 1882 18 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Cutter (shoe shop) Whitney, Sarah E. GMth W F Oct 1812 87 wid 5ch 5liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bigelow, Sybil Moth W F Jul 1838 61 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Mary Aunt W F Sep 1843 56 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Stitcher (shoe shop)

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 438, page 737.

2.^  "Levi S. [Whitney] and Sarah E. Knapp, both of Sutton, [married] Oct. 9, 1836," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Northbridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1916). Also, "Levi S. [Whitney] and Sarah E. Knapp, [married] Oct. 9, 1836," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Sutton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).

3.^  "Sarah Eddy [Knapp], d. of Joel and Sibel, [born] Oct. 2, 1811," according to Northbridge Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 518, page 467.

5.^  "Sybil K. [Whitney], d. of Sarah C., bp. Oct. 8, 1837. Church record, Congregational Church, Northbridge Center," according to Northbridge Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/98 (death), page 409.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 89, page 251.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 518, page 468.

9.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. of Levi and Sarah E., [born] Feb. 13, 1846," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Vital Records of Webster, Massachusetts (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford).

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 213.


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