Family:Whitney, Salmon (1788-1882)

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Salmon7 Whitney (Salmon6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Salmon6 and Hepsabeth (Raymond) Whitney, was born 31 Jan 1788, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 17 May 1882, Boston, MA, aged 94 years 3 months 17 days, of old age.[2]

He married firstly, 8 Aug 1811, Boston, MA, Eliza Sumner,[3] daughter of Davis and Lydia (Sewall) Sumner. She was born 13 Dec 1788, Bath, ME, and died 23 Oct 1824, Boston, MA, aged 36 years.

He married secondly, 29 Dec 1829, Alsa P. Pond,[4] daughter of Nathan and Deborah N. (Houghton) Pond. She was born 19 Feb 1803, Keene, NH, and died 7 June 1871, Boston, MA, aged 70 years 3 months, of partial paralysis 26 yrs. paralysis of lungs.[5]

He was born in Harvard, MA, worked on the farm, and attended school winters as opportunity presented. He moved to Boston when but twenty-one years of age, and for half a century kept a salt fish store on Long Wharf. He resided Boston, MA.

Children of Salmon7 and Eliza (Sumner) Whitney:

i. George H.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1812; m. Hannah -----.
ii. Alfred A. Whitney, b. ca. 1813; m. Elizabeth H. Leeds.
iii. Norman Whitney, b. ca. 1818, Boston, MA; m. Margaret (Fagan) Smith.
iv. Elizabeth D. Whitney, b. ca. 9 Nov 1821, Boston, MA; d. 21 Nov 1879, Boston, MA, aged 58 years 10 days, of pneumonia;[6] res. 2 Grove Square, Boston, MA; m. (int. Feb. 18, 1843, Cambridge, MA), Sylvester Knight.[7]
v. Davis S. Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1824; m. Mrs. Sarah T. Belcher.

Children of Salmon7 and Alsa P. (Pond) Whitney:

vi. Elizabeth Augusta Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1832; d. 8 Nov 1903, Boston, MA, aged 70 years, of cancer of the breast;[8] unmarried.
vii. Henry Lyman Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1834; d. 6 Sep 1856 [Pierce], or 7 Sep 1856, Boston, MA, aged 21 years 9 months 23 days, of congestion of lungs.[9]
viii. Edward Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1842; d. 2 Apr 1846.

Notes

Elizabeth D. (Whitney) Knight's death record calls her parents Nathaniel and Elizabeth, not Salmon and Elizabeth, both born in Boston.

Census

1107 1737 Salmon Whitney 62 M - Fish Mass. Alsa " 49 F - N.H. Henry L. " 16 M - Mass. Attended school Augusta E. " 18 F - " Attended school Martha E. Pond 12 F - N.H. Attended school Cynthia Winship 59 F - Mass.

279 628 Salmon Whitney 67 M - Fish Dealer Mass. Alsa P. Whitney 51 F - New Hampshire Elizabeth A. Whitney 22 F - Mass. Harry L. Whitney 20 M - Clerk " Catherine Murray 24 F - Ireland

1324 2594 Salmon Whitney 72 M - Fish dealer $5000 $3000 Mass. Alsa P. " 57 F - N.H. Davis S. " 35 M - Clerk Mass. Elizabeth A. " 27 F - " Margaret McInnis 23 F - Domestic Scotland Sarah Smith 24 F - Tailoress Maine 2595 William Deacon 60 M - Tailor $300 Eng. Mary S. Roberts 46 F - N.H. Charlette English 30 F - Mass. Thomas " 27 M - "

305 665 S. Whitney 77 M - Mass. M Merchant - - 1 1 - Alsa P. " 62 F - N.H. " - - - - - Davis S. " 40 M - Mass. S Clerk - - 1 1 - Elizabeth A. " 30 F - " " None - - - - - Margaret McInis 28 " - Scot. " Domestic - - - - -

122 328 Whitney, Salman 82 M W At Home Mass. Male citizen over 21 -------, Alsa P. 67 F W Keeping House N. Hampshire -------, Davis S. 45 M W Clerk in Store Mass. Male citizen over 21 -------, Elizabeth 37 F W At Home ----- McGinnis, Margaret 36 F W Domestic Servant Scotland Parents of foreign birth

Salmon WHITNEY 92 Self M W W MA Fish Dealer MA MA Davis WHITNEY 54 Bro M S W MA ME ME Elizabeth WHITNEY 40 Dau F S W MA Housewife ME ME Margaret MCINNIS 45 Oth F S W SCO Servant SCO SCO

21 34 Whitney, Elizabeth A. Head W F Oct 1832 67 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Owns free house McInnis, Margeret Srvt W F Jan 1835 65 sgl Scotland Scotland Scotland Servant, Immig. 1860

References

1.^  "Salmon [Whitney], s. of Salmon and Hephsebeth, [born] Jan. 31, 1788," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 339, page 125.

3.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

4.^  Boston, Massachusetts, 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 258, page 116.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 255.

7.^  "[Whitney], Elizabeth D. and Sylvester Knight, int. Feb. 18, 1843," according to Cambridge, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/8, page 395.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 64.


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