Family:Whitney, Miles Franklin (1838-1901)

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Miles Franklin8 Whitney (Erastus Marvin7, Jonas6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Erastus Marvin7 and Mary E. (Jackson)(Davidson) Whitney, was born 25 Mar 1838, Otis, MA,[1] and died 29 Jul 1901, Otis, MA, aged 63 years 4 months 5 days, of paralysis and coma.[2]

He married, 20 Apr or 26 Jun 1859, Otis, MA, Sarah Jane Blunt, daughter of Cornelius Blunt.[3] She was born 1 Mar 1842, Chatham or Hudson, NY, and died 27 May 1905, Otis, MA, aged 63 years 2 months 6 days, of chronis phthisis.[4]

He was a farmer; resided West Otis, MA.

Children of Miles Franklin8 and Sarah Jane (Blunt) Whitney:

i. Frederick Porter9 Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1860, Otis, MA;[5] d. bef. 1897; m. 15 May 1889, Sandisfield, MA, Florence B. Pierce, b. ca. 1862, Winsted, CT, dau. of Abernathy B. and Emily J. (-----) Pierce;[6] resided South Sandisfield, MA. She d. 7 Mar 1897, Sandisfield, MA, aged 32 years, of scarlet fever.[7] Children:
a. Miles B.10 Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1894, Sandisfield, MA;[8] "Miles A." d. 4 Mar 1897, Sandisfield, MA, aged 2 years 8 months 15 days, of scarlet fever.[9]
ii. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1862, Otis, MA;[10] m. 9 Mar 1881, Blandford or Otis, MA, Frank M. Bliss, b. ca. 1853, Otis, MA, son of Alvin F. and Sylvia M. (Gibbs) Bliss;[11] resided North Blandford, MA.
iii. Albert F. Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1864, Otis, MA; d. aft. 1918; m. 7 Feb 1883, Otis, MA, or Tyringham, MA, Amanda Jane "Jennie A." Crittenden, b. 7 Feb 1866, Tyringham, MA, d. 11 Oct 1918, New Braintree, MA, dau. of Homer and Clara (-----) Crittenden;[12] resided Hartsville, MA. Children:
a. Wallace Franklin10 Whitney, b. 23 May 1886, Great Barrington or Otis, MA;[13] m. 16 Jun 1906, Providence, RI, Marion Swift, b. ca. 1885, dau. of William H. and Ina (Pingree) Swift.[14] In 1908 he was a printer living at 24 Belcher Circle, Boston, MA. Children:
1. Helen Swift11 Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1908, Boston, MA.[15]
2. Margaret Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1910, Milton, MA;[16] "Margaretta" d. 11 Dec 1910, Milton, MA, stillborn.[17].
b. Raymond Albert Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1890, New Marlborough, MA.[18]
iv. Edward D. Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1865, Otis, MA; m. 27 Nov 1893, New Marlborough, MA, or 29 Nov 1893, Tyringham, MA, Nancy A/O. Heath, b. ca. 1873, Tyringham, MA, dau. of Dennis or DeWitt C. & Abby (Ashwell) Heath;[19] resided Hartsville, MA.
v. Charles E. Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1867, Otis, MA [given name omitted];[20] m. 14 Feb 1888, Otis, MA, Julia E. Ward, b. ca. 1867, Otis, MA, dau. of Jabez C. and Elizabeth (-----) Ward;[21] resided Montville, MA. Children:
a. Lila Elizabeth10 Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1893, Otis, MA.[22]
b. (son) Whitney, b. 11 May 1899, Sandisfield, MA [given name omitted].[23]
vi. Wilbur Lewis Whitney, b. 25 May 1871, Otis, MA;[24] d. 27 Jun 1872, Otis, MA, aged 1 year 1 month 2 days, of cholera infantum.[25]
vii. Marcus Hawley Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1873, Otis, MA;[26] m. 27 or 29 Nov 1893, Tyringham, MA, Gertrude S. or E. Heath, b. ca. 1871, Tyringham, MA, dau. of Dewitt C. and Abigail (Cone/Ashwell) Heath;[27] resided West Otis, MA. Children:
a. Waldo Heath10 Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1894, Otis, MA.[28]
viii. Lucy S. Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1875, Otis, MA;[29] d. 8 Jun 1908, New Marlborough, MA, aged 33 years 4 months 5 days, of valvular heart disease;[30] bur. Corashire Cemetery, Monterey, MA; m. 1892, Irving W. Bentley; resided New Boston, MA.
ix. Katherine B. Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1876, Otis, MA;[31] m. 29 Dec 1897, Otis, MA, Robert M. Clark, b. ca. 1877, Otis, MA, son of James and Augusta (Stratton) Clark.[32]
x. Lucius M. Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1879, Otis, MA [given name omitted];[33] m. 13 Mar 1900, Southfield, MA [recorded at New Marlborough, MA and Sandisfield, MA], or New Marlboro [recorded at Otis, MA], Mary Ann Stratton, b. Mar 1879, Sandisfield, MA, dau. of Gordon and Mary E. (Hubbard) Stratton.[34] Children:
a. Rena10 Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1902, Sandisfield, MA.[35]

Census

2088 2015 Erastus M. Whitney 63 M - Blk Smith $1400 $500 Mass. Mary " 63 F - House Keeper " Miles " 22 M - " Married within the year Sarah J. " 18 F - N.Y. Married within the year Egbert Markham 27 M - Laborer $100 Mass.

164 184 Erastus M. Whitney 67 M - Mass. M Blacksmith - - 1 - - Mary Whitney 68 F - " M - - - - - Miles F. Whitney 27 M - " M Farmer - - 1 - - Sarah Whitney 23 F - N.Y. M - - - - - Frederick Whitney 4 M - Mass. S - - - - - Elisa Whitney 2 F - " S - - - - - Albert Whitney 7 M - " S - - - - -

193 192 Whitney, Miles F. 32 M W Farmer $3000 $1215 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah J. 28 F W Keeping house New York -----, Frederick 9 M W Attending School Mass. Attended school -----, Lizzie S. 7 F W Attending School " Attended school -----, Albert F. 5 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Edward D. 4 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Charles E. 3 M W At Home " -----, Mary 73 F W House Work " Perker, John 21 M W Farm Laborer " Male citizen over 21

Miles WHITNEY 42 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Jane WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W NY House Keeping NY NY Fred WHITNEY 19 Son M S W MA Farmer MA NY Lizzie WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W MA At Home MA NY Bert WHITNEY 15 Son M S W MA At Home MA NY Edward WHITNEY 14 Son M S W MA At School MA NY Charles WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MA At School MA NY Mane WHITNEY 6 Son M S W MA At School MA NY Lucy WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MA At School MA NY Kate WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MA At Home MA NY Lucius WHITNEY 1 Son M S W MA At Home MA NY

55 57 Whitney, Miles F. Head W F Mar 1838 62 mar 41 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Sarah J. Wife W F Mar 1842 58 mar 41 10ch 9liv New York New York New York

188 196 Whitney, Marcus H. Head W M Sep 1873 26 mar 7 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carpenter, Rents house -----, Gertrude S. Wife W F Dec 1871 28 mar 7 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Waldo H. Son W M Sep 1894 5 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

192 200 Whitney, Albert Y. Head W M Oct 1864 35 mar 16 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Blacksmith, Owns free house -----, Amanda J. Wife W F Feb 1866 34 mar 16 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Wallace A. Son W M May 1886 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Raymond Y. Son W M Jun 1890 9 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Bullock, Emma L. Brdr W F May 1865 35 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts School teacher Sullivan, Michael Brdr W M Apr 1840 60 mar Ireland Ireland Ireland Blacksmith, Immig. 1860 193 201 Whitney, Edward D. Head W M Dec 1865 34 mar 6 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carpenter, Owns free house -----, Nancy O. Wife W F Sep 1875 24 mar 6 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Haskell, David Brdr W M May 1880 20 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Day laborer Shultis, George Brdr W M Apr 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carpenter

158 168 Pierce, Emily J. Head W F Jan 1834 66 wid 2ch 1liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Farmer, Owns free farm Whitney, Frederick P. SiL W M Sep 1861 39 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer

62 64 Whitney, Charles E. Head W M Jun 1867 33 mar 12 Massachusetts Massachusetts unknown Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Julia E. Wife W F Mar 1866 34 mar 12 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Lila E. Dau W F Mar 1893 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Lloyd W. Dau W F May 1899 1 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Miner, Bessie M. Srvt W F May 1880 20 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Connecticut Servant

48 49 Stratton, Gordon Head W M Jul 1843 56 mar 30 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Maryann Wife W F Mar 1845 55 mar 30 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Maryann Dau W F Mar 1879 21 mar 0 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts School teacher -----, Lucius M. SiL W M Jan 1879 21 mar 0 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer

References

1.^  "Miles F. [Whitney], s. Erastus M., [born] Mar. 25, 1838," according to Vital Records of Otis, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1941).

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