Family:Whitney, Levi Thaxter (1809-1851)

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Levi Thaxter7 Whitney (Levi6, Timothy5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Levi6 and Rebecca (Fassett) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1809, Boylston, MA,[1] and died 23 Jun 1851, Boylston, MA, aged 40 years, of consumption, married, shoemaker.[2]

He married, 29 Nov 1832, Westborough, MA, Sarah Tarbell,[3] daughter of Nathaniel and Sally (Muzzey) Tarbell. She was born 8 Oct 1805, Chester, VT, and died 16 May 1858, aged 52 years 7 months 8 days, Elizabeth Street, Worcester, MA, of supposed heart disease. She married secondly, 3 Nov 1852, Worcester, MA, Marston Eaton,[4] b. ca. 1806, Amherst, MA, son of Marson and Charlotte (-----) Eaton.[5]

Children of Levi Thaxter7 and Sarah (Tarbell) Whitney:

i. Sarah Rebecca8 Whitney, b. 28 May 1835, Westborough, MA;[6] m. 11 Sep 1856, Worcester, MA, Edwin A. Prescott, as his second wife, b. ca. 1822, Readfield, ME, son of Elisha and Phebe (-----) Prescott.[7]
ii. Emerson Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1836, Boylston, MA;[8] d. 13 Jun 1848, Boylston, MA, aged 12 years, of diabetes.[9]
iii. Henrietta Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1838, Boylston, MA;[10] m. 7 Feb 1855, Worcester, MA, Luman D. Converse, son of Dexter and Caroline (-----) Converse, b. ca. 1831, Charlton, MA.[11]
iv. George Henry Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1847, Boylston, MA;[12] d. 14 Aug 1878, Worcester, MA, aged 31 years 5 months, of pulmonary consumption, works in saloon; unmarried.[13]

Census

102 125 Levi T. Whitney 40 M - Shoe maker $1500 Mass. Sarah " 44 F - N.H. Sarah R. " 16 F - Mass. Attended school Henrietta " 12 F - " Attended school George H. " 3 M - "

81 121 Marson Eaton 49 M - Blacksmith Mass. Sarah " 49 F - Vermont George H. Whitney 8 M - Mass. Mary H. Eaton 8 F - " Orinda " 6 F - " Laura A. Whitney 21 F - " Emerson M. Elwell 32 M - Saw Manfr. "

Laura A. Whitney is unidentified.

65 99 Nahum H. Flagg 33 M - Carpenter Mass. Eunice S. " 29 F - " Eunice E. " 9 F - " George H. " 6 M - " Frances E. Thompson 23 F - Connecticut Sarah R. Whitney 21 F - Mass. Rufas J. Eaten 23 M - Carpenter "

1744 2565 E. A. Prescott 37 M - Armorer $1700 $100 Me. Rebecca " 26 F - Mass. Wm. " 13 M - " Idiotic George Whitney 13 M - " Attended school Warren Tarbell 14 M - " Mary Paine 24 F - Seamstress " Frank " 2 M - "

144 265 E. A. Prescott 40 M - Maine M Gunsmith - - 1 1 - Rebecca B. Prescott 28 F - Mass. M - - - - - William H. Prescott 16 M - Mass. S - - - - - George H. Whitney 17 M - Mass. S - - - - - Bridget Duligan 19 F - Ireland W Domestic - - - - -

Son George is living with his sister Rebecca.

35 67 Kerwick, Mary 45 F W Keeping house $400 Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate -----, Anna 18 F W Asst housekeeper Mass. Parents foreign born -----, John 16 M W Salesman in store " Parents foreign born Scanlon, Con 21 M W Boiler Maker " Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Durgan, Jas. 21 M W Laborer " Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 O'heran, John 23 M W Machinist Ireland Parents foreign born McCarty, John 35 M W Teamster $300 " Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 68 Converse, Henrietta 32 F W Keeping house $250 Mass. -----, Walter E. 13 M W At school " Attended school -----, Frank H. 10 M W At school " Attended school -----, Ida A. 7 F W At school " Attended school -----, Lilla C. 5 F W At school " Attended school Whitney, Geo. H. 23 M W Hackman " Male citizen over 21 Harrington, Geo. A. 23 M W Hackman " Male citizen over 21 Hitchcock, Wm. 21 M W Painter " Male citizen over 21

Son George is living with his sister Herietta.

References

1.^  "Levi-Thaxter [Whitney], s. Levi and Rebeckah, [born] June 17, 1809," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Boylston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1900).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 111.

3.^  "Levi T. [Whitney] and Sarah Tarbell, [married] Nov. 29, 1832," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 122, page 183.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 62, page 258.

6.^  "Sarah Rebecca [Whitney], d. Levi T. and Sarah, [born] May 28, 1834," according to Westborough Vital Records. Also, "Sarah-Rebecca [Whitney], d. Levi-T. and Sarah, [born] May 28, 1834. In Westborough," according to Boylston Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 101, page 271.

8.^  "Emerson [Whitney], s. Levi-T. and Sarah, [born] June 21, 1836," according to Boylston Vital Records.

9.^  "Emerson, s. Levi-T. and Sarah, June 13, 1848, a. 12," according to Boylston Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 258.

10.^  "Henrietta [Whitney], d. Levi-T. and Sarah, [born] Feb. 28, 1838," according to Boylston Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 89, page 279.

12.^  "George-Henry [Whitney], s. Levi-T. and Sarah, [born] Feb. 2, 1847," according to Boylston Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 23, page 199.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 303, page 417.


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