Family:Whitney, Newton Otis (1844-1919)

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Newton Otis8 Whitney (Otis7, Lemuel6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Otis7 and Hannah (Parker) Whitney, was born 8 Jun 1844, and died 11 Apr 1919, New Ipswich, NH, aged 73 years, of pleuropneumonia.

He married, 20 Nov 1869, Ashburnham, MA [Leominster, according to Fitchburg and Leominster, MA, VRs], Jennie Anna Henshaw, daughter of Dexter and Charlotte (Dexter) Henshaw.[1] She was born 25 Sep 1850, Fitchburg, MA, and died 10 June 1915, New Ipswich, NH, aged 65 years 8 months 15 days, of angina pectoris.

He resided Ashburnham, MA, and New Ipswich, NH.

"NEWTON O.8 [WHITNEY] (Otis7, Lemuel6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), b. June 8, 1844; m. Nov 20, 1869, Jennie A. Hanshaw. Res. New Ipswich. Children:[2]
33. i. CORA A., b. May 23, 1871; m. 1888, Everett E. Petts.
34. ii. WALDO D., b. Sept. 3, 1873; m. May I. Parsons [d. Dec., 1912].
35. iii. MYRON O., b. Mar 12, 1877; m. Lucy Francis.
36. iv. ETHEL MAY, b. Sept. 1, 1884; m. Charles Donley."

Children of Newton Otis8 and Jennie Anna (Henshaw) Whitney:

i. Cora A.9 Whitney, b. 23 May 1871, Ashburnham, MA, or New Ipswich, NH; m. 15 Mar 1889, Peterborough or Greenville, NH, Everett E. Petts;[3] resided New Ipswich, NH.
ii. Waldo Dexter Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1873, New Ipswich, NH;[4] d. 6 Dec 1920, New Ipswich, NH, aged 47 years; m. 7 Oct 1893, New Ipswich, NH, or 10 Oct 1893, Brookline, NH, Mary L. Parsons,[5] d. Dec 1912.
iii. Myron O. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1876, New Ipswich, NH (given name omitted);[6] m.(1) 18 Jun 1898, New Ipswich, NH, and 23 Jun 1898, Wilton, NH, Lucy M. Francis;[7] m.(2) 2 Feb 1921, Greenville, NH, Anna T. Collen. Child: ----- Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1900, Rindge, NH.[8]
iv. Ethel May Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1884, New Ipswich, NH (given name omitted); d. 23 Dec 1941, Manchester, NH; m. 7 Mar 1906, Ashby, MA, Charles C. Donley/Donnelly, b. ca. 1882, New Ipswich, NH, son of Michael and Hattie A. (Springs) Donley.[9]

Census

373 460 Derby, Josiah 65 M W Farmer $1500 $100 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Fannie 19 F W Seats chairs " Burnap, Willie 15 M W Works on Farm New Hampshire Whitney, Nancy 45 F W No occupation Mass. Flint, Mary 25 F W Keeping house " 374 461 Whitney, Newton O. 25 M W Farming $1500 $125 " Mar in Nov, Male citizen over 21 " Jennie A. 19 F W Keeping house " Mar in Nov

Dexter HENSHAW 70 Self M S W MA Farmer MA MA Newton O. WHITNEY 34 SonL M M W MA Farmer MA MA Jane A. WHITNEY 29 Dau F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Cora WHITNEY 9 GDau F S W MA At School MA MA Waldo D. WHITNEY 6 GSon M S W NH At School MA MA Myron O. WHITNEY 3 GSon M S W NH MA MA

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, pages 204 and 232.

2.^  Chandler, Charles Henry and Sarah Fiske Lee, The History of New Ipswich, New Hampshire, 1735-1914: With Genealogical Records of the Principal Families (Fitchburg, MA: Sentinel Printing Co., 1914), p. 707.

3.^  "Cora A. Whitney (b. 1871, Ashburnham, MA, d. of Newton O. Whitney & Jennie A. Hanshaw) & Everett E. Petts, m. 15 Mar 1889, Peterborough, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also, "Cora A. Whitney (b. 1871, Ashburnham, MA, d. of Newton O. Whitney & Jennie A. Hanshaw) & Everett E. Petts, m. 15 Mar 1889, Greenville, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

5.^  "Waldo D. Whitney (b. 1872, New Ipswich, NH, s. of Newton O. Whitney & Jennie A. Henshaw) & Mary L. Parsons, m. 10 Oct 1893, New Ipswich, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

7.^  "Myron O. Whitney (b. 1877, New Ipswich, NH, s. of Newton O. Whitney & Jennie A. Henshaw) & Lucy M. Francis, m. 23 Jun 1898, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 563, page 319.


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