Family:Whitney, Newton (1829-a1880)

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Newton8 Whitney (Nathan7, Salmon6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Nancy (Farwell) Whitney, was born, 22 Jul 1820, Harvard, MA,[1] or 2 Jul 1820,[2] or 26 Jul 1820.

He married firstly, 6 Jan 1848, Hampton Falls, NH, Mary Preble White.[3] She was born 2 Jul 1829,[4] and died 9 Aug 1849, West Springfield, MA,[5] or Cabotville, Chicopee, MA, aged 20 years, of cholera. She was buried in Cabotville Cemetery.[6]

He married secondly, 10 May 1868, Chicopee, MA [also recorded in Holyoke, MA], or 24 May 1868, South Hadley, MA, Mary L. (Davis) Hayward, daughter of Charles and Charlotte (-----) Davis.[7] She was born 12 Jul 1845, Kingston, ON,[8] and died 5 Nov 1899, Holyoke, MA, aged 53 years 3 months 23 days, of carcinoma of the uterus.[9]

He is a farmer; resided Chicopee, MA, P.O. Box 60.

Children of Newton8 and Mary Preble (White) Whitney:

i. Myron B.9 Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1849, Hampton Falls, NH; m. 4 Sep 1887, Saint Anthony Park, MN, Henrietta H. Gould, b. 8 Oct 1858; res., s.p., at Saint Anthony Park. He is a carpenter and builder.

Children of Newton8 and Mary L. (Davis)(Hayward) Whitney:

ii. Josephine Leonora9 Whitney, b. ca. 1866-1868, Ogdensburgh, NY; m. 6 Sep 1893, Holyoke, MA [also recorded at Springfield, MA], Thomas C. Hawks, son of Emory H. and Atarasta (Gibbs) Hawks, b. ca. 1863, Springfield, MA.[10]
iii. Charles N. Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1869, Holyoke, MA; m. Florence L. Wrisley.
iv. George Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1875, Holyoke, MA;[11] m. 24 Apr 1901, Holyoke, MA, Maude L. Thompson, b. ca. 1876, Scotland, dau. of Alexander and Isabella (Lindsey) Thompson;[12] resided Chicopee.

Census

2718 2955 Nathan Whitney 52 M - Ston Mason $1000 N.H. Nancy " 50 F - " Newton " 30 M - Carder " Angeline " 27 F - " Julia " 26 F - " Edwin " 24 M - " " Mary " 20 F - " Rhoda M. " 22 F - N.Y. Masena " 1 F - Mass. Huldah St. John 23 F - N.Y.

Identity of Masena is unclear.

1453 1913 Newton Whitney 36 M - Farmer $1700 $400 Mass. Masina " 11 F - " Mary " 55 F - "

Identity of Masina is unclear.

138 140 Newton Whitney 44 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Masend Whitney 16 M - " S " - - - - - Nancy Whitney 70 F - " W Housekeeper - - - - -

914 1792 Whitney, Newton 48 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 25 F W Keeping house Canada Mother foreign born -----, Leanora 4 F W New York Mother foreign born -----, Charles 1 M W Mass. Mother foreign born -----, Nancy 78 F W No occupation " Clark, George 15 M W Laborer " Attended school

Newwton WHITNEY 38 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Mary WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House MA ENG Jose WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W MA At School MA CAN Charles WHITNEY 11 Son M S W MA At School MA CAN George WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MA MA CAN Peter MCDONNELL 19 Oth M S W MA Works On Farm IRE IRE

  • 1880, Myron not found.

Notes

There is a discrepancy between the birth date of Josephine (from her age on censuses and at marriage) and the marriage date of her parents.

References

1.^  "Newton [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] July 22, 1820," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Newton [Whitney], h. Mary White, h. Mary Louise Hayward, [born] July 2, 1820. G.R.4," according to Vital Records of West Springfield, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1944-1945).

3.^  "Newton Whitney & Mary White, m. 6 Jan 1848, Hampton Falls, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Mary White [_____] [Whitney] w. Newton, [born] July 2, 1829. G.R.4," according to West Springfield Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary White [Whitney], w. Newton, [died] Aug. 8, 1849. G.R.4," according to West Springfield 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 40, page 48.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, pages 17 and 89.

8.^  "Mary Louisa Hayward [_____] [Whitney], w. Newton, [born] July 12, 1845. G.R.4," according to West Springfield Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 493, page 136.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 433, pages 629 and 674.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 268, page 384.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 513, page 105.


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