Family:Whitney, Philip (c1821-1897)

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Philip7 Whitney (Alpheus7, Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Alpheus7 and Sally (Stone) Whitney, was born about 1821, Halifax, MA, and died 15 Feb 1897, Leyden, MA, aged 80 years 1 months 10 days, of paralysis from apoplexy.[1]

He married, before 1847, Prudence M. Tanner, daughter of John and Hannah (Burrows) Tanner. She was born about 1826, Guilford, VT, and died 19 Aug 1884, Turners Falls, Montague, MA, aged 58 years, of Bright's disease.[2]

Children of Philip7 and Prudence M. (Tanner) Whitney:

i. Edwin8 Whitney, b. ca. 1847, VT; not in family in 1860.
ii. William Whitney, b. ca. 1849, VT; not in family in 1880.
iii. Francis Eugene Whitney, b. ca. 1850, Guilford, VT; m. Eunice F. Cory.
iv. Christopher H. Whitney, b. ca. 1857, Guilford, VT; d. 9 Sep 1903, Leyden, MA, aged 50 years, of intemperance and apoplexy;[3] unmarried.
v. George Elmer Whitney, b. -- Jun 1859, Guilford, VT;[4] not in family in 1870.
vi. Martin E. Whitney, b. ca. 1862, Guilford VT; m. Marilla Eva Coburn.
vii. Phillip Leroy Whitney, b. ca. 1864, VT, or Colrain, MA; d. 15 Feb 1897, Leyden, MA, aged 32 years, of septicaemia;[5] bur. Colrain, MA; unmarried. He was an "incumbered invalid".

Census

120 122 Phillip Whitney 29 M - Farmer Mass. Prudence " 32 F - Vt. Edwin " 3 M - " William Whitney 1 M - "

565 598 Philip Whitny 39 M - Farm L $50 Vermont Illiterate Dewey Whitny 33 F - " Illiterate William " 13 M - " Attended school Eugene " 11 M - " Attended school Christopher " 3 M - " George " 1 M - "

261 278 Whitny, Phillip 49 M W Vt. M Laborer - - 1 1 - Whitny, Prudence M. 38 F " " " House Keeper - - - - - Whitny, William 14 M " " S - - - - - Whitny, Eugene 12 " " " " - - - - - Whitny, Christopher 8 " " " " - - - - - Whitny, Jenett 7 F " " " - - - - - Whitny, Martin 3 M " " - - - - - - Whitny, Phillip Jr. 1 " " " - - - - - -

3 3 Whitney, Phillip 50 M W Farm Laborer Vt. Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Prudence 43 F W Keeping house Vt. -----, Wm. 21 M W At home Vt. Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Christopher 13 M W Vt. Illiterate -----, Martin 8 M W Vt. -----, Leroy 6 M W Mass.

Phillip WHITNEY 62 Self M M W VERMONT Farmer VERMONT VERMONT Prudence WHITNEY 53 Wife F M W VERMONT Keeping House VERMONT VERMONT Christopher WHITNEY 24 Son M S W VERMONT At Home VERMONT VERMONT Martin WHITNEY 19 Son M S W VERMONT At Home VERMONT VERMONT Leroy WHITNEY 16 Son M S W VERMONT At Home VERMONT VERMONT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 505, page 31.

2.^  Massachusetts, Death, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 355, page 332.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/30 (death), page 313.

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

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 472, page 657.


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