Family:Whitney, Newton James (1816-?)

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Newton James8 Whitney (David7, Isaac6, David5, Thomas4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of David7 and Charlotte (Blanchard) Whitney, was born 14 Mar 1816, New Ipswich, NH.

He married firstly, Mary C. Billings.

He "of Fitchburg" "widr." married secondly, (int. 25 Oct 1845, Fitchburg, MA[1]), 13 Nov 1845, Winchendon, MA, Sarah Divoll "of Winchendon",[2] daughter of Levi and Sarah or Lucy (-----) Divoll. She was born about 1822, Winchendon, MA, and died 14 Aug 1851, Winchendon, MA, aged 29 years 5 months 10 days, of consumption.[3]

He married thirdly, 1 Feb 1855, Hancock, NH, Mary J. Redding.[4] She was born 23 Jun 1832, Alstead, NH.

He resided Walpole, NH.

Children of Newton James8 and Mary J. (Redding) Whitney:

i. George N.9 Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1856, Walpole, NH (given name omitted);[5] m. 12 Apr 1882, Mrs. Ella Huntley; resided Keene, NH.
ii. Mary Ellen Whitney, b. 7 or 8 Mar 1858, Walpole, NH (given name omitted);[6] d. 25 Apr 1889; "Nellie M." m. 21 Dec 1876 or 1877, Acworth, NH, Austin T/P. Gay;[7] resided Keene, NH. Children:
a. Ernest A. Gay, b. -----; resided Keene, NH.
iii. Charles A. Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1860; m. 9 Aug 1888, Etta E. Caldwell; resided Drewsville, NH.
iv. John A. Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1863, Townsend, MA [given name omitted];[8] resided Drewsville, NH.
v. Hobart L. Whitney, "Herbert L." b. 8 Feb 1869, Rockingham, VT;[9] d. 16 Mar 1885.

Census

3 4 Newton J. Whitney 32 M - Farmer N.H. Sarah D. " 28 F - Mass.

164 165 Newton J. Whitney 43 M - Painter New Hampshire Mary Whitney 28 F - " Geo. Whitney 4 M - " Mary E. Whitney 2 F - "

115 130 Newton J. Whitney 49 M - New Hampshire M Painter - - 1 1 - Mary J. Whitney 33 F - Do M - - - - - George N. Whitney 9 M - Do S - - - - - Nellie Whitney 7 F - Do S - - - - - Charles A. Whitney 4 M - Do S - - - - - John A. Whitney 1 M - Massachusetts S - - - - -

203 218 Whitney, Newton 50 M W Painter & Carriage Manufacturer $500 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 38 F W Keeping house " -----, George 13 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Mary E. 11 F W " " " Attended school -----, Charles 9 M W " " " Attended school -----, John 6 M W Mass. -----, Hobart 1 M W Vermont

Newton J. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W NH Farmer NH NH Mary J. WHITNEY 48 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Charles A. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NH At Home NH NH John A. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W MA At School NH NH Hobert S. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W VT At School NH NH

  • 1880, son George not found.

References

1.^  "Newton [Whitney] and Sarah Divoll of Winchendon, [marriage intentions] Oct. 25, 1845," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. III, p. 209.

2.^  "Newton J. [Whitney] of Fitchburg, widr., s. David, a. 28, chair maker and Sarah Divoll, [married] Nov. 13, 1845," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 19, page 204.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 210.

4.^  "Newton J. Whitney & Mary J. Redding, m. 1 Feb 1855, Hancock, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

7.^  "Nellie M. Whitney (b. 1857, Walpole, NH, d. of Newton J. Whitney & Mary J. Redding) & Austin P. Gay, m. 21 Dec 1877, Acworth, Sullivan Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 160, page 164.

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


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