Family:Whitney, Moses Gill (1791-1876)

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Moses Gill6 Whitney (Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Josiah5 and Sarah (Dwelly) Whitney, was born 4 Feb 1791, Harvard, MA,[1] baptized 2 Oct 1791, Acton, MA, and died 1876.

He married, before 1815, Ann Shields. She was born about 1792, VT, and died Mar 1870, Bennington, VT, aged 78 years of pneumonia.[2]

He resided Bennington, VT.

Children of Moses Gill6 and Ann (Shields) Whitney:

i. Josiah7 Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1815, Whitingham, VT;[3] m. Sarah Dickenson.
ii. Lewis Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1818, Whitingham, VT;[4] m. Rhoda Smith Dodge.
iii. Royal H. Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1820, Whitingham, VT;[5] m.(1) Amanda L. Gage, m.(2) Sarah R. Woodrow.
iv. Moses Gill Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1822, Whitingham, VT;[6] d.s.p. 26 Jan 1852, Chicopee, MA, aged 30 years 9 months, of consumption;[7] m. 28 Nov 1844, Charlotte W. Farnsworth, b. 6 Dec 1820, West Hartford, CT, d. 13 Jul 1894, Chicopee, MA, aged 73 years 7 months 7 days, of carcinoma, dau. of Horatio and Ruth (Woodruff) Farnsworth.[8] He resided Chicopee, MA.
v. (daughter) Whitney, b. -----; d. infancy.

Census

330 336 Moses E. Whitney 50 M - Shoemaker Mass. Ann 58 F - Vt. Royal H. 31 M - do Amanda L. 24 F - do

2510 2735 Moses G. Whitney 29 M - Cabinet Maker Vt. Charlott " 29 F - Mass. Edgar Farnsworth 15 M - Laborer "

154 248 Moses G. Whitney 67 M - Mass. Ann " 63 F - Vt. Royal H. " 38 M - " Amanda " 29 F - N.Y. Fredrick G. " 17 M - Vt. Caroline A. " 3 F - "

310 422 George W. Perkins 38 M - Teamster Mass. Susan M. " 37 F - Conn. Caroline Lany 13 F - " Charlott Whitney 35 F - Mass.

This is his daughter-in-law Charlotte, widow of son Moses.

556 585 Moses Whitney 70 M - Shoemaker $1500 - Mass. Ann " 68 F - Vt. Royal " 41 M - " Amanda " 33 F - " Carrie " 8 F - " Attended school

70 70 Whitney, Royal 50 M W Retailer of Boots & Shoes $6000 $5000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 29 F W Keeping house Deleware -----, Caroline 19 F W Vermont Attended school -----, Cora 4 F W Vermont -----, Moses 80 M W Shoemaker $2000 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Lewis 4/12 M W Vermont Born Feb Price, Frederic 18 M W Clerk in Store Ireland Parents foreign born

References

1.^  "Moses Gill [Whitney], s. of Josiah and Sarah, [born] Feb. 4, 1791," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 66, page 218.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 445, page 673.


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