Family:Whitney, Samuel (1778-1868)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Elijah5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elijah5 and Sarah (Stearns) Whitney, was born 10 Sep 1778, Bolton, MA,[1] and died 29 Jul 1868, Bolton, MA, aged 89 years 10 months 6 days, of bilious fever and old age.[2]

He married, 1 Sep 1807, Acton, MA, Lucy Handley "both of Acton",[3] daughter of Charles and Alice (Sartell) Handley/Henley. She was born 14 Oct 1788, Acton, MA, and died 15 Nov 1874, New Bedford, MA, aged 86 years, of paralysis, resided 68 Fourth Street.[4]

He was a cooper by trade, but followed farming most of his life. He resided Bolton, MA.

Children of Samuel6 and Lucy (Handley) Whitney:

i. Samuel Ivory7 Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1809, Bolton, MA;[5] m. Eliza Cannon.
ii. Daniel Stearns Whitney, b. Apr 1810; bapt. 4 Jul 1813, Bolton, MA;[6] d. -- --- 1814, Bolton, MA.[7]
iii. Franklin Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1811, Bolton, MA;[8] d. 20 Jul 1867, New Bedford, MA, aged 56 years, of cancer, mariner, resided South Water Street; unmarried.[9]
iv. Amasa Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1813, Bolton, MA;[10] m. Susan Cannon.
v. Sidney Stearns Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1815, Bolton, MA;[11] m. Mary C. Getchell.
vi. Urania Whitney, b. 6 Jan 1817, Bolton, MA;[12] d. 6 Nov 1891, New Bedford, MA, aged 74 years 10 months, of congestion of the lungs;[13] "Lurana" m. 2 Apr 1840, New Bedford, MA, George Cannon "both of New Bedford".[14] He was b. 17 Apr 1817; d. 3 Jan 1878. Children:
a. Susan A. Cannon, b. 20 Jul 1842, New Bedford; d. 28 Jul 1883.
b. Albert Cannon, b. 10 Oct 1844, New Bedford; m. 30 Oct 1879, ----- -----; res. New Bedford, MA.
c. Caroline L. Cannon, b. 17 May 1847, New Bedford; d. 6 Apr 1866.
d. George S. Cannon, b. 1 Nov 1851, New Bedford; d. 13 Jan 1860.
vii. Almira Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1822, Bolton, MA; bapt. 4 May 1823, Bolton, MA;[15] m. 4 Oct 1840, New Bedford, MA, Isaiah H. Potter "both of New Bedford".[16]
viii. Lucy Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1824, Bolton, MA, or 1825;[17] d. 23 Dec 1907, New Bedford, MA, aged 82 years 6 months 13 days, of cerebral hemorrhage.[18]
ix. Alonzo Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1826; m. Sarah H. Coolidge.

Census

84 94 Samuel Whitney 71 M - Farmer $2500 Mass. Lucy " 62 F - " Elijah " 69 M - Farmer "

708 1133 William Hale 46 M - Trader Me. Mrs. Hale 40 F - " Abby Robeson 40 F - Mass. Murray Hale 12 M - Mass. Attended school Danl. W. " 10 M - " Attended school Thomas F. " 1 M - " Attended school Adrian F. " 15 M - " Attended school Cordelia " 14 F - " George T. Booth 21 M - Clerk " Franklin Whitney 38 M - Accountant "

330 531 Amasa Whiting 36 M - Cooper Mass. Lucy 25 F - " Lucy N. 12 F - " 532 Ivory 40 M - Cooper $2600 - Eliza 35 F - - Maria L. Whiting 12 F - Mass. Attended school Charles H. Whitny 7 M - " Attended school Abby D. Whitny 4 F - " Ann Covell 50 F - "

Daughter Lucy is living with two of her brothers and their families.

212 262 Whitney, Amasa 42 M - Cooper Mass. " , Lucy 29 F - " " , Lucy M. 17 F - "

The elder Lucy was Samuel's daughter and Amasa's sister.

865 1234 Isaac G. Carrier 42 M - Jailor Vermont Elisa Carrier 46 F - Mass. Anna E. Carrier 16 F - " Isaac G. Carrier Jr. 14 M - " Elisa Kelley 18 F - Ireland Franklin Whitney 42 M - Mass. Convict Maxim Belgard 31 M - Mechanic Canada " George Wilkie 22 M - Laborer Mass. " Hiram Huntington 33 M - Mechanic Conn. " Augustus Biles 18 M - " Germany " Alexander Chambers 29 M - Stone Cutter Scotland " William H. Hannonell 46 M - Mass. " Ann McCarty 29 F - Ireland " George W. Pickering 39 M - Mechanic N.H. Convict James Conlan 19 M - Laborer Mass. " John Hanruhan 17 M - " Ireland " Mary Moonan 16 F - " "

This was son Franklin Whitney.

66 66 Samuel Whitney 76 M - Farmer Mass. Lucy Whitney 66 F - Mass. Albert King 15 M - Mass.

477 497 Samuel Whitney 80 M - Farmer $1200 $200 Mass. Lucy " 71 F - " Lysander Downing 17 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school

1046 1350 Amasa Whitney 46 M - Cooper $3000 $14000 Mass. Maria S. " 38 F - " Lucy M. " 21 F - " Henry S. " 2 M - " Lucy " 36 F - "

Daughter Lucy is living with her brother Amasa.

235 228 Samuel Whitney 86 M W Bolton, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Lucy Whitney 76 F " Acton, " M Housekeeper - - - - -

218 327 Amasa Whitney 52 M - Mass. M Cooper - - 1 1 - Maria T. Whitney 42 F - " " - - - - - Lucy M. Whitney 26 F - " S - - - - - Henry L. Whitney 7 M - " " - - - - - Hellen M. Whitney 4 F - " " - - - - - Lucy Whitney 40 F - " " - - - - -

Daughter Lucy is living with her brother Amasa.

178 269 Cannon, George, 53 M W Caulker $1600 $200 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Urana W. 53 F W Keeping house " Cannon, Susan A. 27 F W No Occupation Mass. -----, Albert 25 M W Clerk in Store " Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Lucy 81 F W No Occupation "

250 386 Whitney, Amasa 57 M W Cooper $5000 $30000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy 35 F W Keeps house " -----, Lucy M. 32 F W at home " -----, Henry S. 12 M W at school " Attended school -----, Nellie 2 F W " -----, Lucy 45 F W at home "

Daughter Lucy is living with her brother Amasa.

54 66 Whitney, Amasa W M 67 mar Cooper Mass. Mass. Mass. " Nancy S. W F 46 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Mass. Mass. " Henry S. W M 22 Son sgl Cooper Mass. Mass. Mass. " Emma M. W F 12 Dau sgl At school Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. " Lucy W F 54 Sis sgl At home Mass. Mass. Mass.

Daughter Lucy is living with her brother Amasa.

289 415 Whitney, Lucy Head W F Jun 1829 70 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house -----, Emma M. Niec W F Sep 1868 31 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Mcgraph, Bridget Srvt W F Jun 1880 19 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1899

Daughter Lucy is living with her niece Emma.

References

1.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Elijah and Sarah, [born] Sept. 20, 1778," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 242.

3.^  "Samuel [Whitney] and [int. Mrs.] Lucy Handley, both of A., [married] Sept. 1, 1808. [Lucy, both of A., C.R.1.]," according to Vital Records of Acton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 265, page 136.

5.^  "Samuel Ivory [Whitney], s. Samuel and Lucy, [born] March 13, 1809," according to Bolton Vital Records.

6.^  "Daniel Stearns [Whitney], s. Samuel and Lucy, bap. July 4, 1813. C.R.1," according to Bolton Vital Records.

7.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. Samuel, [died] _____ __, 1814," according to Bolton Vital Records.

8.^  "Franklin [Whitney], s. Samuel and Lucy, [born] Sept. 19, 1811," according to Bolton Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 202, page 103.

10.^  "Amasa [Whitney], s. Samuel and Lucy, [born] Jan. 13, 1813," according to Bolton Vital Records.

11.^  "Sidney [Whitney], [Sidney Stearns in C.R.1], s. Samuel and Lucy, [born] Feb. 25, 1815," according to Bolton Vital Records.

12.^  "Urana [Whitney], d. Samuel and Lucy, [born] Jan. 6, 1817," according to Bolton Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 418, page 230.

14.^  "Lurana [Whitney] and George Cannon [int. both of N.B.], [married] Apr. 2, 1840," according to Vital Records of New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1932-1941).

15.^  "Almira [Whitney], d. Samuel and wife, bap. May 4, 1823. C.R.1," according to Bolton Vital Records.

16.^  "Almira [Whitney] and Isaiah H. Potter, [both of] N.B., [married] Oct. 4, 1840," according to New Bedford Vital Records.

17.^  "Lucy [Whitney] [?m.], [born] ___, 1825, G.R.1," according to New Bedford Vital Records.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/75 (death), page 451.


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