Family:Whitney, Marcus Israel (1808-1893)

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Marcus Israel6 Whitney (Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel Platt5 and Martha (Hart)(Owen) Whitney, was born 8 Feb 1808, East Granville, MA, and died 21 Dec 1893, Southwick, MA, aged 86 years 8 months, of heart failure, son of "Israel Whitney" and "Martha (Viets)".[1]

He married, 16 Apr 1834, Granville, MA, Susan Abigail Tryon,[2] daughter of Benjamin and Abigail (Cooley) Tryon. She was born 17 Sep 1815, East Granville, MA, and died 20 May 1888, Westfield, MA, aged 72, of pneumonia, nurse.[3]

Phoenix says the following:

"Marcus Israel Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 8 Feb. 1808; a carpenter and joiner; married, 16 Ap. 1834, at Granville, Susan Abigail Tryon, dau. of Benjamin and Abigail (Cooley) Tryon, of East Granville, where she was born 17 Sept. 1815. They have lived in East Granville, in Westfield, Mass., and in Southwick, Mass., which last was their home in July 1876. When fifty-four years old, he enlisted in Co. F, 27th Reg., Mass. Volunteers; and participated in thirteen battles and skirmishes within three weeks."

Children of Marcus Israel6 and Susan Abigail (Tryon) Whitney:

i. Martin Van Buren7 Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1836 (twin), Westfield, MA; m. Maria C. Drury.
ii. Martha Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1836 (twin), Westfield, MA; d. 5 Sep 1838, East Granville, MA, and was buried there.
iii. William Harrison Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1840, East Granville, MA; m. Sarah Celestia Clark.
iv. Henry Clay Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1844, Westfield, MA; d. 10 May 1846, Westfield, MA, and was buried in East Granville, MA.
v. Henry Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1846, Westfield, MA;[4] apparently d. bef. 1854.
vi. Annette Susan Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1849, Southwick, MA; d. after Jul 1876; m. 2 Sep 1869, Westfield, MA, James Sylvester Sexton/Saxton, b. ca. 1837, Westfield, MA, son of George W. and Huldah P. (-----) Saxton.[5]
vii. Henry Clay Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1854, Southwick, MA;[6] d. 28 or 24 Feb 1864, Westfield, MA, aged 10 years 1 month, of scarlet fever;[7] bur. Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA.

Census

70 74 Marcus Whitney 47 M - Carpenter Mass. Susan A. " 33 F - " Martin " 14 M - " Attended school William " 9 M - " Attended school Anette " 1 F - " Langdon Kellogg 20 M - Farmer $4000 " Frederick " 18 M - Farmer $600 "

88 100 M. I. Whitney 47 M - Carpenter Mass. Susan A. " 39 F - " Wm. H. " 15 M - Carpenter " Anett S. " 6 M - " Henry C. " 1 M - "

20 18 Marcus J. Whitney 52 M - Carpenter $600 $171 Mass. Susan A. " 44 F - $200 " Wm. H. " 17 M - Farm Laborer " Anett S. " 11 F - " Attended school Henry C. 6 M - " Attended school

99 110 Marcus I. Whitney 57 M - Mass. M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Susan A. Whitney 49 F - " " Housekeeper - - - - - Anette S. Whitney 16 F - " S Dress Maker - - - - -

105 109 Whitney, Marcus 62 M W Farm Laborer $600 $150 Mass. Male citizen over 21

Marcus I. WHITNEY 70 Self M M W MA Carpenter MA MA

397 468 Saxton, James S. W M 44 mar Carpenter Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Annette S. W F 31 Wife mar Keeping House Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Edith J. W F 9 Dau sgl At School Mass. Mass. Mass. Whitney, Susan A. W F 64 Moth mar At Home Mass. Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 436, page 726.

2.^  "Marcus [Whitney] and Susan A. Tryon, [married] Apr. 16, 1834," according to Vital Records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914}.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 391, page 451.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 16, page 233.

5.^  "Annette S. [Whitney], and James S. Saxton, [married] 2 Sep 1869," according to Holbrook, Jay Mack, Massachusetts Vital Records, Westfield, Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 218, pages 32 and 57.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 81, page 312.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 326.


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