Family:Whitney, Martin (1787-1850)

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Martin7 Whitney (James6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Susannah (Hill) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1787, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 6 Jul 1850, North Attleborough, MA, aged 63 years 19 days, of disease of heart, saddler.[2]

He "of Bristol, R.I." married, 10 Dec 1810, Attleborough, MA, Nancy Orne "of Attleborough",[3] daughter of James and Esther (Everett) Orne. She was born 10 Jun 1787, Attleborough, MA, and died 20 Sep 1864, Attleborough, MA, aged 77 years 8 months, of old age.[4]

On 1801, Sherborn, MA, Isaac, Benjamin, and Martin Whitney, sons of James Whitney of Dover, who died June 1800, minors over 14, chose Capt. Peter Twitchell as guardian. On 15 Sep 1801, Sherborn, MA, Peter Twitchell, gentleman, of Sherborn was appointed guardian of Isaac, Benjamin, and James Whitney, sons of James Whitney, yeoman, late of Dover, Norfolk Co., and posted bond, with Daniel Whitney, Esq., and Timothy Hill, yeoman, both of Sherborn, as sureties.

He resided North Attleborough, MA.

Children of Martin7 and Nancy (Orne) Whitney:

i. Emily8 Whitney, b. 6 Feb 1812, Bristol, RI;[5] d. 1 Apr 1852, Attleborough, MA; m. 26 Feb 1842, Oliver Stanley; resided North Attleborough, MA; had 3 ch.
ii. Harriett C. Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1816, Attleborough, MA;[6] d. 13 Feb 1877, Attleborough, MA; m. 6 Jan 1848, Attleborough, MA, Otis Stanley, b. ca. 1802, son of Artemas & Betsey (-----) Stanley;[7] resided North Attleborough, MA; had 2 ch.
iii. Felix Grundy Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1818, Attleborough, MA;[8] m. Catherine G. Briggs.
iv. Ann Maria Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1821, Attleborough, MA;[9] d. 14 Mar 1888, Rock Island, IL; m. 31 Mar 1852 or 25 Mar 1852, Montpelier, VT, Elijah Carter;[10] resided Rock Island, IL. Son, Dr. Charles C., resided RI.
v. James Orne Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1823, Attleborough, MA;[11] m. Elisabeth Slack Miller.
vi. George Barbour Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1825, Attleborough, MA;[12] m. Sarah Wescott Bishop.

Census

437 577 Martin Whitney 63 M - Harnessmaker $300 Massachusetts Nancy 63 F - "

161 194 George B. Whitney 29 M - Mass. Sarah A. Whitney 28 F - Conn. Nancy Whitney 71 F - Mass.

490 602 Otis Stanley, 58 M - Farmer $6500 $1050 Massachusetts Harriet " 43 F - $2500 " [Wife] Maria M. " 8 F - " Attended school [Daughter] Edward O. " 5 M - " [Son] Emily W. " 8 F - " Attended school [Niece] Charles Carter 7 M - California Attended school [Nephew] Harriet O. " 2 F - Illinois [Niece] Henry W. " 2 M - Illinois [Nephew] Anna A. " 38 F - $150 Massachusetts [Sister-in-Law] Nancy O. Whitney 73 F - $600 " [Mother-in-Law] Anna McGee 15 F - Domestic New York [Servant]

This is his widow Nancy.

References

1.^  "Martin [Whitney], s. of James and Susanna, [born] June 17, 1787," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910;" from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 48, page 52.

3.^  "Marting [Whitney], of Bristol [R.I. int.], and Nancy Orne [unm. int.] of A., [married] Dec. 10, 1810," according to Vital Records of Attleborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910;" from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 73.

5.^  "Emelia [Whitney], d. Martin and Nancy (Orne), at Bristal, R.I., [born] Feb. 6, 1812," according to Attleborough Vital Records.

6.^  "Harriot [Whitney], d. Martin and Nancy (Orne), [born] Nov. 23, 1816," according to Attleborough 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 30, page 39.

8.^  "Felix Grundy [Whitney], s. Martin and Nancy (Orne), [born] Dec. 9, 1818," according to Attleborough Vital Records.

9.^  "Ann Maria [Whitney], d. Martin and Nancy (Orne), [born] Dec. 13, 1821," according to Attleborough Vital Records.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

11.^  "James Orne [Whitney], s. Martin and Nancy (Orne), [born] Mar. 2, 1823," according to Attleborough Vital Records.

12.^  "George Barber [Whitney], s. Martin and Nancy (Orne), [born] Nov. 9, 1825," according to Attleborough Vital Records.


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