Family:Whitney, Martin Van Buren (1836-a1910)

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Martin Van Buren7 Whitney (Marcus Israel6, Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Marcus Israel6 and Susan Abigail (Tryon) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1836 (twin), Westfield, MA, and died 1928, Westfield, MA. He was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA.[1]

He married, 14 Mar 1866, Northampton, MA, or 18 Mar 1866, Guilford, VT, Maria C. Drury, daughter of Lucius and Adeline (Brewer) Drury.[2] She was born 22 Feb 1839, Wendell, MA, or 22 Sep 1839, Montague, MA, and died 5 Sep 1913, Westfield, MA, aged 74 years, of mitral regurgitation.[3] She was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA.[4]

Phoenix says the following:[5]

"He served for three years in the war of 1861, in Co. F, 27th Reg., Mass. Volunteers; and was living at Montville, Ohio, in July 1876."

Children of Martin Van Buren7 and Maria (Drury) Whitney:

i. (son)8 Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1867, Northampton, MA; d. 12 Apr 1867, aged 2 days, of infantile.[6]
ii. Carrie Minora Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1868, MA; m. 19 or 2 Oct 1885, Westfield, MA, George W. Wheeler, b. ca. 1867, Westfield, MA, son of Lyman and Elvira (-----) Wheeler.[7]
iii. Minnie Belle Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1869, OH; m. 23 or 24 May 1888, Westfield, MA, Robert C. Dean, b. ca. 1866, Westfield, MA, son of Allen and Jane (-----) Dean.[8]
iv. Frank Harrison Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1871, Montville, OH; d. 3 Nov or 31 Oct 1903, Westfield, MA, aged 31 years 9 months 22 days, of typhoid fever.[9] bur. Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA.
v. Flora Adeline Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1873, OH; d. 1900.

Census

3278 3640 Edward Alvord 27 M - Livery Stable Keeper - $1300 Mass. Charlotte D. Alvord 25 F - Do Martin Whitney 25 M - Hostler Do

34 34 Whitney, Martin 33 M W Works in Saw Mill Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria 31 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Carrie 2 F W Mass. -----, Minnie 9/12 F W O. Born in Sep Stephen, Orah 24 M W Works in Saw Mill $100 O. Male citizen over 21

31 32 Whitney, Martin V. W M 43 mar Teamster Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Maria W F 41 Wife mar Keeping House Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Carrie M. W F 12 Dau sgl At School Attended school Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Minnie B. W F 10 Dau sgl At School Attended school Ohio Mass. Mass. -------, Frank H. W M 8 Son sgl Attended school Ohio Mass. Mass. -------, Flora A. W F 6 Dau sgl Attended school Ohio Mass. Mass.

136 147 Whitney, Martin V. Head W M Jun 1836 73 mar 34 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Teamster Rents house -----, Maria Wife W F Feb 1839 61 mar 34 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Dann(?), Thomas Brdr W M May 1841 59 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Farm laborer, Immig. 1865, Nat.

  • 1910, Westfield, Hampden Co., MA:

49 65 Whitney, Martin V. Head M W 73 m2-44 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Laborer, odd jobs Rents house -------, Maria C. Wife F W 71 m1-44 4ch2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Dressmaker, at home 66 Clifford, John Head M W 43 m2-2 Massachusetts Ire English Massachusetts Stocker, whip factory Rents house --------, Julia Wife F W 32 m1-2 0ch0liv Ire English Ire English Ire English Laundress, private families Immigrated 1899 --------, Julia M. Dau F W 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None --------, Catherine Dau F W 5 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #64758751, Martin Van Buren Whitney.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1913/104, page 197.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #64759477, Maria Drury Whitney.

5.^  Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 878.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 203, page 60.

7.^  "Carrie M. [Whitney], and George W. Wheeler, [married] 19 Oct 1885," 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 361, page 473.

8.^  "Minnie B.Whitney, and Robert C. Dean, [married] 23 May 1888," according to Westfield 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 388, page 503.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/56 (death), page 242.


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