Family:Whitney, Peter Lambert (1818-a1880)

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See Genealogy of the descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster, p. 424.

Peter Lambert8 Whitney (William7, Peter6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of William7 and Zilpah (Eager) Whitney, was born 23 Nov 1818, Northborough, MA,[1] and died 29 Dec 1904, Boston, MA, aged 86 years 1 month 6 days, of exhaustion of senile insanity.[2]

He married 27 Nov 1845, South Boston, MA, Mary H. Smith.[3] She was born 12 Feb 1826, and died after 1880.

He was at one time an engineer in the Charlestown navy yard; resided South Boston, MA, 330 W. 3rd. St.

Children of Peter Lambert8 and Mary H. (Smith) Whitney:

i. Mary Adams9 Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1847, Boston, MA; m. 5 or 4 Dec 1868, Boston, MA, Albert Hiram White, b. ca. 1845, Boston, MA, son of Amos T. and Mary A. (-----) White;[4] resided 135 K St., South Boston. Children:
a. Leah Mabel White, b. 1 Feb 1869.
b. Albert Foster White, b. 6 Apr 1871.
ii. Abby Foster Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1850, Boston, MA; d. 24 Aug 1850, Boston, MA, aged 7 months 5 days, of whooping cough.[5]

Census

1457 1810 Wm. Smith 64 M - Mesenger $2800 Mass. Mary 58 F - " Ellen 18 F - " Edward 17 M - " Attended school Peter L. Whitney 30 M - " Mary A. 34 F - " Mary 3 F - " Abby 5/12 F - "

1641 2625 Peter L. Whitney 33 M - Clerk Mass. Mary H. " 29 F - " Mary A. " 8 F - "

971 1245 Wm. Smith 77 M - Tailor $1600 $150 Mass. Ellen M. " 28 F - Seamstress " Peter L. Whitney 38 M - Engineer $200 " Mary H. " 33 F - "

1890 3045 Peter L. Whitney 46 M - Mass. M Engineer - - 1 1 - Mary " 36 F - " " - - - - - Mary " 18 " - " S - - - - -

734 1137 Whitney, Peter L. 52 M W Engineer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary H. 40 F W Keep House " White, Albert H. 28 M W Clerk in Store " Male citizen over 21

Peter L. WHITNEY 61 Self M M W MA Laborer MA MA Mary H. WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

30 58 Whitney, Peter L. Head W M Nov 1818 81 mar 52 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free hosue -----, Mary H. Wife W F Feb 1830 70 mar 52 2ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Donavan, Mary A. Ldgr W F Sep 1828 71 sgl Ireland Ireland Scotland Seamstress, Immig. 1857

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Peter-Lambert [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Oct. 26, 1818," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1901).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/24, page 487.

3.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 8, page 440 (amended).

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 50, page 54.


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