Family:Whitney, Otis (1821-1907)

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Otis Whitney

Otis7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Clarissa (Gould) Whitney, was born 19 Apr 1821,[1] Craftsbury, VT, and died 27 Feb 1907, Milford, MA, aged 85 years 10 months 8 days, of valvular disease of the heart.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 19 Aug 1843, Milford, MA, for him and Joanna W. Howard.[3] He married firstly, 5 Nov 1843, Joanna Wedge Howard, daughter of Newell and Sarah (Warfield) Howard. She was born 7 Mar 1825,[4] and died 12 or 14 Oct 1871, Milford, MA, aged 46 years 7 months 7 days, of congestion of the lungs.[5]

He married secondly, 13 Jun 1872, Milford or Worcester, MA, Medora Albee, daughter of Able and Abigail (Partridge) Albee.[6] She was born 13 Jun 1832,[7] Milford, MA, and died after 1880.

He was a carpenter, and resided 74 Grove St., Milford, MA.

Children of Otis7 and Joanna Wedge (Howard) Whitney:

i. Newell H.8 Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1844; d. 5 Oct 1844.
ii. George Schuyler Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1847, Milford, MA;[8] m. Anna Mae Wilkinson.
iii. Edwin J. Whitney, "Edwin G." b. 27 May 1850, Milford, MA;[9] m. 1 Nov 1882, Mendon or Worcester, MA, Isabella M. Hayward, b. ca. 1851, Mendon, MA, dau. of John R. and Sally C. (-----) Hayward;[10] resided Worcester, MA.
iv. Frank Otis Whitney, b. 5 Nov or 9 Aug 1860, Milford, MA;[11] d. 31 Aug 1861, Milford, MA, aged 9 months 21 days, of cholera infantum.[12]

Children of Otis7 and Medora (Albee) Whitney:

v. Emma C. Whitney, b. 26 Apr or 1 May 1873, Milford, MA;[13] d. 29 Apr 1873, Milford, MA, aged 3 days, of infantile.[14]

Census

606 795 Otis Whitney 29 M - Carpenter $450 Vt. Joana " 25 F - Mass. George T. " 3 M - " Edwin D. " 3/12 M - " 796 Diadama Howard 48 F - "

668 1013 Otis Whitney 34 M - Carpenter Vt. Joanna Whitney 30 F - Mass. George S. Whitney 8 M - Mass. Edward J. Whitney 5 M - Mass.

730 1109 Otis Whitney 39 M - Carpenter $1200 - Vermont Johanna 35 F - Mass. George S. 12 M - " Edwin J. 10 M - "

1187 1720 Otis Whitney 44 M - Vermont M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Joanna W. Whitney 40 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - George S. Whitney 18 M - " S Soldier - - - - - Edwin J. Whitney 15 M - " - - - - - -

324 484 Whitney, Otis 49 M W Carpenter $2000 $500 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Joanna W. 45 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, George S. 22 M W Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 -----, Edwin J. 20 M W Carpenter " Fitzpatrick, Mary A. 18 F W Domestic servant " Parents foreign born

Otis WHITNEY 58 Self M M W VT Contractor And Builder MA MA Medora WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

Theodore L. CHASE 30 Self M M W NY Tin Ware Maker NY NY Floretta A. CHASE 26 Wife F M W CT Keeping House VT VT Perley W. CHASE 4 Son M S W MA NY CT Abbie PETERSON 20 Oth F S W MA Domestic Service MA MA Charles MARSH 18 Oth M S W MA Tin Smith MA MA Frank EWINGS 21 Oth M S W MA Laborer MA MA Gilbert W. MARBLE 22 Oth M S W RI Tin Smith RI RI Smauel BALLOU 49 Oth M W W RI Teamster RI RI Edwin J. WHITNEY 30 Oth M S W MA Tin Peddler VT MA

This was his son Edwin, living with a cousin Floretta (Whitney) Chase.

259 308 Whitney, Otis Head W M Apr 1821 79 mar 27 Vermont Connecticut Vermont Contractor builder, Owns free house -----, Medora Wife W F Jun 1832 67 mar 27 1ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

181 344 Whitney, Edwin Head W M May 1850 50 mar 16 Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts House carpenter, Owns free house -----, Isabella M. Wife W F Apr 1851 49 mar 16 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rust, Wm. E. Brdr W M Apr 1822 78 mar 39 Vermont Connecticut Rhode Island Machinist Ams. Co. Gilson, Wm. L. Room W M Sep 1878 24 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Brick Mason, Immig, 1898, Al. 345 Emerson, Emeline Head W F Apr 1831 69 wid 1ch 0liv Vermont Massachusetts Massachusetts Boarding House, Rents house White, Wm. C. Brdr W M Apr 1873 27 mar 2 Vermont Massachusetts Massachusetts Stationary engineer

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Otis [Whitney], [born] _____, 1821. G.R.5," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/70 (death), page 316.

3.^  "Otis [Whitney] and Joanna W. Howard, int. Aug. 19, 1843," according to Milford Vital Records.

4.^  "Joanna W. [_____] [Whitney], w. of Otis, [born] ____, 1825. G.R.5," according to Milford Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 275.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 246, pages 280 and 359.

7.^  "Medora [_____] [Whitney], w. of Otis, [born] _____, 1832. G.R.5," according to Milford Vital Records.

8.^  "George S. [Whitney], s. of Otis and Johanna, [born] Aug. 26, 1847," according to Milford Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 29, page 226.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 168.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, pages 310, 314, and 411.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 134, page 206.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 254.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 252, page 297.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 258, page 338.


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