Family:Whitney, Samuel (1783-1837)

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Samuel7 Whitney (Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas6 and Sarah (Withington) Whitney, was born 20 May 1783,[1] and died 9 May 1837.

He married, 12 Aug 1802, Ashburnham, MA, Abigail Wilder,[2] daughter of Caleb and Elizabeth (Woodward) Wilder. She was born 3 Jan 1783,[3] and baptized 16 Mar 1783, Ashburnham, MA, and died 22 Oct 1861, Ashburnham, MA, aged 70 years 9 months 11 days, of chronic diarrhea.[4]

He was an enterprizing and active man; resided Ashburnham, MA.

Children of Samuel7 and Abigail (Wilder) Whitney, all born Ashburnham, MA:

i. Samuel8 Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1802;[5] d. 3 Sep 1805, Ashburnham, MA.[6]
ii. Merrick Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1804;[7] m. Harriett Adams.
iii. Jane Vincent Woodward Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1807;[8] d. 10 Sep 1810, Ashburnham, MA.[9]
iv. Samuel Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1810;[10] d. 7 Dec 1810.[11]
v. Austin Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1811;[12] d. 7 Sep 1814, Ashburnham, MA.[13]
vi. Charles Wilder Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1814;[14] m. Elmira M. Wilder.
vii. Austin Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1816;[15] m. E. Augusta Holmes.
viii. Jane Elizabeth Whitney, b. 7 Jul 1818;[16] d. 13 Nov 1847, aged 29 years, of consumption.[17]
ix. Samuel Vincent Whitney, b. 25 May 1820;[18] m. Sarah Ann Russell.
x. Quincy Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1822;[19] m. Mandana M. Whittemore.
vi. Horatio Nelson Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1824;[20] m. Mary Eliza Carlton.

Census

309 359 Abigail Whitney 67 F - $4000 Massachusetts Nelson " 25 M - Farmer " George Cushing 15 M - Farmer "

23 23 Austin Whitny 44 M - Farmer $7700 $2000 Massachusetts Ester A. " 30 F - " Ella A. " 4 F - " Leonard A. " 2 M - " Samuel N. " 3/12 M - " Abigail " 77 F - " Lincoln " 25 M - Farming " Caroline " 21 F - " Fanny C. Holmes 32 F - Domestic " William R. " 24 M - Farming "

177 208 Merriam, Joshua 62 M W Shoe Maker $3000 $800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Jane R. 48 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born " Effie J. 7 F W At School Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school 209 Grant, Marshal R. 50 M W Shoe Maker $400 Vermont Male citizen over 21 " Emma D. 38 F W Keeping House " 210 Whitney, Martha 38 F W Keeping House New Hampshire " Nellie 12 F W At School Mass. Attended school Freeman, Frederic 45 M W Works in Chair Shop $1000 $500 Vermont Male citizen over 21, Nonvoter Tarbel, Charles 26 M W Carpenter " Male citizen over 21

References

1.^  "Samuel [Whitney], [born] ___ __, 1783. G.S.4," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Samuel [Whitney] and Abigail Wilder, [married] Aug. 12, 1802," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

3.^  "Abigail [Whitney], w. Samuel, [born] ___ __, 1783. G.S.4," according to Ashburnham 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 149, page 197.

5.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Oct. 28, 1802," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

6.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Sept. 3, 1805," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

7.^  "Merrick [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Dec. 31, 1804," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

8.^  "Jane Vincent Woodward [Whitney], d. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Aug. 11, 1807," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

9.^  "Jane Vincent Woodward [Whitney], d. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Sept. 10, 1810," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

10.^  "Samuel [Whitney] 2nd, s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Feb. 25, 1810," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

11.^  "Samuel [Whitney] 2nd, s. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Dec. 7, 1810," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

12.^  "Austin [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Dec. 21, 1811," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

13.^  "Austin [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Sept. 7, 1814," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

14.^  "Charles Wilder [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Jan. 10, 1814," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

15.^  "Austin [Whitney] 2nd, s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] April 16, 1816," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

16.^  "Jane [Whitney], d. Samuel and Abigail, [born] July 7, 1818," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

17.^  "Jane [Jane Elizabeth, G.S.4] [Whitney], d. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Nov. 13, 1847, a. 29. Consumption," according to Ashburnham 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 33, page 162.

18.^  "Samuel Vincent [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] May 25, 1820," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

19.^  "Quincy [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Oct. 7, 1822," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

20.^  "Horatio Nelson [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Oct. 3, 1824," and "Nelson [Whitney], [born] Oct. 3, 1825. G.S.4," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.


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