Family:Whitney, Moses (1786-1876)

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Moses8 Whitney (Ephraim7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Ephraim7 and Jemima (Whipple) Whitney, was born 31 Aug 1786, Upton, MA,[1] and died 7 Oct 1876, Upton, MA, aged 90 years 1 month 7 days, of gangrene of foot, farmer.[2]

He married, 3 Mar 1812, Upton, MA, Susannah Hall,[3] daughter of Stephen and Mary (-----) Hall. She was born 10 Sep 1792, Medford, MA, and died 13 Nov 1866, Upton, MA, aged 79 years 2 months 8 days, of dropsy.[4]

He was born in Upton and resided there, was a farmer and inherited the property from his father. It had been in the family for four generations. In his old age he resided with his son-in-law David F. Eames, Esq., of Upton. He was a man of strict integrity, a good Christian and faithful friend. He experienced religion early in life. He resided Upton, MA.

Children of Moses8 and Susannah (Hall) Whitney:

i. William Flanagan9 Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1815;[5] m. Harriett N. Morse.
ii. Sarah Taft Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1819, Upton, MA;[6] d. 26 Nov 1892, Upton, MA, aged 73 years 6 months 28 days, of pneumonia;[7] m. (int. 10 Sep 1836, Upton, MA[8]) 3 Oct 1836, Upton, MA, David Fay Eames,[9] b. 11 Aug 1813, d. 6 Dec 1892; resided Upton, MA. Children:
a. George Jonathan Eames, b. 14 May 1840; d. 14 Sep 1841.
b. Emily Whitney Eames, b. 11 Nov 1842; m. 10 Jan 1868, Hosea B. Harvey, s. p.; resided Meriden, CT.
c. Harvey Augustus Eames, b. 7 Feb 1845; m. 28 Jun 1871, Lizzie F. Whitney, of Brooklyn, NY; 1 child, d. young.
d. Herbert Lucian Eames, b. 13 Jun 1847; m. Grace Nicholson. Children:
1. Maud Eames, b. -----.
2. Ralph Eames, b. -----.
e. Stephen Hall Eames, b. 16 Feb 1850; m. 1 Feb 1872, Flora E. Rockwood; resided West Upton, MA. Children:
1. Burton E. Eames, b. -----.
2. Frank L. Eames, b. -----.
f. Frank Milton Eames, b. 22 Oct 1856; m.(1) Emma Hamilton; m.(2) Isabelle Kelley; 4 children.
iii. Jemima Whipple Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1820, Upton, MA;[10] d. 18 Mar 1905, Milford, MA, aged 84 years 4 months 8 days, of pneumonia;[11] bur. Vernon Grove Cemetery, Milford, MA; m. ("of Upton" int. 6 Sep 1842, Milford, MA[12]) 22 Sep 1842, Upton, MA, Charles C. Johnson;[13] resided Milford, MA. Children:
a. Walter E. Johnson, b. 8 Mar 1844; m. Kate F. Ambrose.
b. Arthur C. Johnson, b. 13 Nov 1849.
c. Albert L. Johnson, b. 22 Sep 1851; d. 10 Dec 1851.
d. Delia M. Johnson, b. 11 May 1856.
e. Nellie I. Johnson, b. 29 May 1859.
f. Willard Johnson, b. 4 Feb 1863; d. 24 Nov 1863.
iv. Mary Hall Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1822, Upton, MA;[14] d. 24 Nov 1825, Upton, MA, aged 2 years 11 months 20 days.[15]
v. Mary Joanna Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1827, Upton, MA;[16] d. 30 Oct 1850, Upton, MA.
vi. Susannah Hall Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1830, Upton, MA;[17] m. Edwin E. Whitney, q.v.
vii. Rowena Chamberlin Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1833, Upton, MA;[18] d. 17 Oct 1910, Westborough, MA, aged 77 years 6 months 23 days, of lupus;[19] m. 6 Apr 1854, Upton, MA, Seth Dwight Chapin, of Grafton and Upton,[20] b. 28 Feb 1826, Milford, MA, d. 23 Feb 1890; she resided Westborough, MA. Children:
a. Helen M. Chapin, b. 19 Oct 1869.

Census

118 165 Moses Whitney 62 M - Farmer $3000 Mass. Susannah Whitney 58 F - Mass. Mary J. Whitney 22 F - Mass. Susan H. Whitney 19 F - Mass. Locria C. Whitney 17 F - Mass. Alexander Rutherford 16 M - Laborer Mass.

201 241 Moses Whitney 68 M - Farmer Mass. Susanna Whitney 62 F - " Mary A. Nye 16 F - " Charles H. Wright 14 M - Mass. Seth D. Chapin 29 M - Farmer N.H. Rowena C. Chapin 22 F - Mass.

905 1300 Seth D. Chapin 34 M - Farmer $2500 $500 N.H. Rowena " 27 F - Mass. Andrew J. Jones 18 M - Farm laborer " Attended school Sarah R. Whitney 15 F - " Attended school 1301 Moses Whitney 73 M - Farmer " Sarah " 67 F - "

"Sarah" is an apparent error for "Susannah".

103 143 Seth D. Chapin 39 M W New Hampshire M Farmer - - 1 1 - Rowena C. Chapin 32 F " Massachusetts " Housekeeper - - - - - William Blake 11 M " " - - - - - - Moses Whitney 78 M " " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Susannah Whitney 72 F " " " Housekeeper - - - - -

263 343 Eames, David F. 56 M W Farmer $2000 $1215 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah S. 51 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Herbert L. 22 M W Works in Straw Factory Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Stephen H. 20 M W Works in Straw Factory Mass. -----, Frank M. 13 M W In School Mass. Attended school Whitney, Moses 84 M W No Occupation $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Haviland, Sally G. 40 F W Nurse Vermont

References

1.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Ephrain Jr. and Jemima, [born] Aug. 31, 1786," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 285, page 417.

3.^  "Moses [Whitney] and Susannah Hall, [married] March 3, 1812," according to Upton 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 194, page 249.

5.^  "William Flanagan [Whitney], s. Moses and Susanna, [born] Jan. [or June] 17, 1815," according to Upton Vital Records.

6.^  "Sarah Taft [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] Apr. 28, 1819," according to Upton 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 492, page 666.

8.^  "Sarah T. [Whitney] and David F. Eames, int. Sept. 10, 1836," according to Upton Vital Records.

9.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and David Eames, [married] Oct. 3, 1836," according to Upton Vital Records.

10.^  "Jemima Whipple [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] Nov. 10, 1820," according to Upton Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/66 (death), page 396.

12.^  "Jemima W. [Whitney] of Upton, and Charles C. Johnson, int. Sept. 6, 1842," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

13.^  "Jemima [Whitney] and Charles C. Johnson of Milford, [married] Sept. 22, 1842," according to Upton Vital Records.

14.^  "Mary Hall [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] Dec. 5, 1822," according to Upton Vital Records.

15.^  "Mary Hall [Whitney], d. Moses and Susannah, [died] Nov. 24, 1825. [a. 2y. 11m. 20d.]," according to Upton Vital Records.

16.^  "Mary J. [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] June 23, 1827," according to Upton Vital Records.

17.^  "Susannah H. [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] Dec. 10, 1830," according to Upton Vital Records.

18.^  "Rowena C. [Whitney], d. Moses and Susanna, [born] Mar. 21, 1833," according to Upton Vital Records.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/106 (death), page 448.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 80, page 275.


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