Family:Whitney, Merrick (1804-1881)

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Merrick8 Whitney (Samuel7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Abigail (Wilder) Whitney, was born 31 Dec 1804, Ashburnham, MA,[1] and died 2 Dec 1881, Ashburnham, MA, aged 76 years 11 months 1 day, of paralysis.[2]

He married, 6 Apr 1830, Ashburnham, MA, Harriett A. Adams,[3] daughter of John and Dolly (-----) Adams. She was born 16 Feb 1809, Fitchburg, MA, and died 9 or 19 Apr 1877, Ashburnham, MA [also recorded at Fitchburg, MA], aged 68 years 1 month 23 days, of paralysis.[4]

He resided Ashburnham, MA. She was living in Fitchburg at death.

Children of Merrick8 and Harriett (Adams) Whitney, all born Ashburnham, MA:

i. Merrick9 Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1830;[5] resided Ashburnham, MA; d. 26 Mar 1906, Chelsea Soldiers' Home, Chelsea, MA [recorded Ashburnham, MA], aged 75 years 3 months 2 days;[6] unmarried; Morocco dresser.
ii. Austin Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1832;[7] d. 10 Jun 1846, aged 14 years 2 months 20 days, drowned.[8]
iii. Lincoln Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1834; m. Mary C. McIntire.
iv. Hosea S. Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1838; m. Mary G. Adams.
v. Francina J. Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1843, Ashburnham, MA;[9] m. 12 Jun 1876, Ashburnham, MA [also Fitchburg, MA], David E. Willard,[10] b. 28 Sep 1839, Ashburnham, MA, son of John and Mary (-----) Willard; resided Fitchburg; 2 ch.
vi. Clementina H. Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1847, Ashburnham, MA [given name omitted];[11] m. 31 Dec 1874, Ashburnham, MA, also Fitchburg, MA, Clement Edgar Willard, b. 30 Aug 1847, Ashburnham, MA, son of Silas and Sabrina (Lawrence) Willard;[12] resided Ashburnham.
vii. Willis W. Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1848, Ashburnham, MA,[13] or 21 Jan 1851 [per Pierce]; m. 24 Nov 1886, Ashburnham or Winchendon, MA, Harriett E. Hyde, b. ca. 1846, Winchendon, MA, dau. of Alfred and Mary (-----) Hyde;[14] resided Ashburnham.

Census

119 129 Merrick Whitney 45 M - Farmer $2500 Massachusetts Harriet " 41 F - " Merrick " 19 M - Farmer " Attended school Lincoln " 14 M - " Attended school Hosea " 12 M - " Attended school Francena J. " 6 F - " Attended school Harriet C. " 3 F - " Attended school Willis W. " 1 M - "

138 177 Merrick Whitney 50 M - Farmer Mass. Harriet A. Whitney 46 F - Mass. Lincoln Whitney 20 M - " Mass. Hosea A. Whitney 16 M - " Mass. Francenia Whitney 10 F - Mass. Clementine Whitney 8 M - Mass. Willis W. Whitney 6 M - Mass.

100 130 Nathaniel Totingham 37 M - Turner Mass. Harriett Totingham 31 F - Mass. Henry J. Totingham 8 M - Mass. Merrick Whitney Jr. 24 M - Morocco Dresser Mass. William Whitcomb 24 M - Painter N.H. Elisabeth Whitcomb 20 F - Mass

153 158 Hosea Whitney 22 M - Farmer $1200 $300 Massachusetts Merick " 29 M - " Francina " 16 M - " Attended school Clementina " 14 F - " Attended school Willis " 10 M - " Attended school

245 319 Merrick Whitney 60 M W Ashburnham, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Harriet Whitney 56 F W Ashburnham, " M - - - - - Hosea S. Whitney 28 M W Ashburnham, " S Brick Maker - - 1 1 - Francina J. Whitney 21 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Harriet C. Whitney 18 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Willis W. Whitney 16 M W Ashburnham, " S Laborer - - - - -

88 104 Whitney, Merrick 65 M W Farmer $2000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Harriett 54 F W Keeping House " " Merrick 39 M W Laborer $1000 " Male citizen over 21 " Willis W. 21 M W Works on farm " Male citizen over 21 " Francina 25 F W At home " " Clementina 23 F W Milliner "

284 353 Whitney, Hosea 33 M W Works at farming $3000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary 23 F W Keeping House " 354 " Lincoln 35 M W Teamster $2500 $600 " Male citizen over 21 " Mary C. 32 F W Keeping House Vermont " Jennie A. 8 F W At School Mass. Attended school

Hosea WHITNEY 43 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Mary C. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Ivers ADAMS 71 FatL M W W MA Retired Farmer MA MA George MILES 23 Oth M S W MA Work On Farm MA MA Hattie A. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA

18 18 Ridlon, Bertrand F. Head W M Jun 1868 32 sgl Maine Maine Maine Asst. Surgeon of Branch ... Whitney, Merrick Inmt W M Oct 1830 59 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts ... Whitney, Henry Inmt W M Jun 1843 57 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts ...

129 155 Whitney, Willis W. Head W M Jan 1850 50 mar 13 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm, Rents farm -----, Harriett Wife W F Sep 1846 53 mar 13 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Merrick [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Dec. 31, 1804," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 330, page 330.

3.^  "Merrick [Whitney] and Harriet Adams, [married] April 6, 1830," according to Ashburnham 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 294, pages 284 and 311.

5.^  "Merrick [Whitney], s. Merrick and Harriet, [born] Dec. 24, 1831," according to Ashburnham 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 1906/2, page 329, and volume 1906/28 (death), page 465.

7.^  "Austin [Whitney], s. Merrick and Harriet, [born] April 22, 1832," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

8.^  "Austin [Whitney], s. Merrick and Cinderilla, [died] June 10, 1846, a. 14y. 2m. 20d. Drowned.," according to Ashburnham 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 27, page 141.

9.^  "Francina J. [Whitney], d. Merrick and Harriet A., [born] Dec. 5, 1843," according to Ashburnham 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 5, page 180.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 282, pages 180 and 204.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 23, page 187.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, pages 239 and 271.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 36, page 283.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 372, pages 269 and 391.


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