Family:Whitney, Samuel (s1785-b1850)

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Samuel6 Whitney ([prob.] Samuel5, Eleazer4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), probably son of Samuel5 and Lavinia (Bigelow) Whitney, was born say 1785, Alstead, NH, and died before 1850.

Intentions of marriage were published 8 Nov 1808, Charlestown, MA, for him "Mr." "of Boston" and "Miss" Frances Goodenow "of Charlestown".[1]. He married, 28 Nov 1808, Boston, MA, Frances Goodenow.[2] She was born about 15 Jan 1787, Sudbury, MA, and died 5 Jan 1857, Boston, MA, aged 69 years 11 months 20 days, of consumption.[3]

Children of Samuel6 and Frances (Goodenow) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Samuel B.7 Whitney, b. ca. 1812, Boston, MA; d. 12 Mar 1853, Boston, MA, aged 40 years, of suicide;[4] m. 24 Mar 1839, Boston, MA, Eliza Curtis,[5] died after 1853, when her husband was called "married". No known children.
ii. Elizabeth G. Whitney, b. ca. 12 Aug 1812, Boston, MA; d. 20 Apr 1900, Boston, MA, aged 87 years, 8 months 8 days, of influenza, pneumonia, and senile gangrene; unmarried.[6]
iii. Frances J. Whitney, b. ca. 12 Apr 1817, Boston, MA; d. 13 May 1888, Shirley, MA, aged 71 years 1 month 1 day, of pneumonia; unmarried.[7] She joined the Shaker Community in Shirley, MA, where she died.
iv. Martha Earl Whitney, b. ca. 8 Mar 1821, Boston, MA; d. 15 Aug 1904, Quincy, MA, aged 83 years 5 months 7 days;[8] m.(1) 24 Apr 1850, Boston, MA, Richard P. Swain, of Concord, N.H., b. ca. 1805, Concord, N.H., son of Richard Swain;[9] m.(2) 22 Feb 1852, Boston, MA, Timothy Reed, son of Isaac Reed, b. ca. 1804, VT.

Notes

The daughter Martha Earl Whitney was apparently named for Samuel's sister Martha (Whitney) Earl, of Paxton, MA.

Census

11 30 Francis G. Whitney 60 M - Mass. Samuel B. " 38 M - Painter " Martha E. Swain 25 F - " 31 Luther Dunbar 41 M - Carpenter " Abby " 28 F - "

Shaker Community 195 -- Daniel Willared 48 M - Gardener " Edward B. Bolton 47 M - Farmer " John Osmant 48 M - Broom Maker " Abram Whitney 64 M - Farmer " ... Lucy Whitney 97 F - " ... Francis Whitney 34 F - " ...

[Shakers] 268 277 John Osmorst 54 M - Broom Maker Mass. . . . Abram Whitney 70 M - Mass. . . . Frances J. Whitney 39 F - Mass. . . .

"United Society in Shirley Called Shakers" 67 62 ... Abram Whitney 75 M - Basket Maker Massachusetts ... 68 ... Francis J. Whitney 43 F - Seamstress Massachusetts

[?Shaker community?] 4 4 William H. Wetherbee 49 M - Mass. S Gardner - - 1 1 - Abraham Whitney 80 M - Mass. S Clothier - - 1 1 - Walter Williard 67 M - Mass. S Shoe Maker - - 1 1 - Alpheus Davis 84 M - Mass. S Farmer - - 1 1 - Bennett Bolten 62 M - Mass. S Farmer - - 1 1 - Lorenzo Prouty 42 M - Mass. S Mechanic - - 1 1 - William Dresser 15 M - Mass. S Laborer - - - - - Paulina Pearson 55 F - Vermont S Spinster - - - - - Frances Whitney 49 F - Mass. S Spinster - - - - - Clarissa Hazen 58 F - Mass. S House work - - - - - Nancy Atherton 67 F - Mass. S Dairy work - - - - - Hannah Pattersen 32 F - Mass. S Spinster - - - - - Nancy Elston 32 F - England S Tailoress - - - - - Julia Pearson 27 F - Mass. S House work - - - - - Anna Hume 24 F - Maine S Dress Maker - - - - - Caroline Baxter 22 F - Mass. S Teacher - - - - - Rosa Morse 15 F - Ohio S Spinster - - - - - Agnes Jenks 15 F - R.I. S Spinster - - - - - Carrie Clayton 15 F - Mass. S Spinster - - - - - Ellen Callahan 15 F - Ireland S Spinster - - - - -

[Probably Shaker community] 263 315 Wetherbee, William H. 55 M W Gardner Mass. Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Abram 84 M W Basket Maker " Male citizen over 21 ... 265 317 Bodge, Lucy 68 F W No Occupation Mass. ... Whitney, Jane 54 F W House Keeper " ... 267 319 Mann, Maria 45 F W House Keeper New York ... Whitney, Loella 10 F W Attending School New Hampshire Attended school ...

Leander A. PERSONS 67 Self M S W VT Trustee MA NH Perlina S. PERSONS 70 Sis F S W VT Trusteress MA NH William H. WETHERBEE 64 Oth M S W MA Elder MA MA Abraham WHITNEY 95 Oth M S W MA Basketmaker MA MA Edward B. BOLTON 77 Oth M S W MA Farmer MA MA Lorenzo D. PROUTY 56 Oth M S W MA Mecanic MA MA Mary O. ELSTON 47 Oth F S W ENG Eldress ENG ENG Joanna RANDALL 61 Oth F S W NH Seamstress MA MA Eunice F. HALL 32 Oth F S W MA Cook MA MA Lucy R. MITCHEL 46 Oth F S W MA Nurse MA MA Maggie NASH 15 Oth F S W MA House Home MA MA Maryetta C. BEAL 26 Oth F S W MA At Home ME NY Laura P. BEAL 21 Oth F S W MA At Home ME NY Agnes JENCKS 30 Oth F S W RI At Home RI RI Jennie JENCKS 27 Oth F S W RI School Teacher RI RI Saphonia AGER 72 Oth F S W NH Seamstress NH NH Frances J. WHITNEY 64 Oth F S W MA General Housework MA MA Josaphine JELLSON 29 Oth F S W MA Gen. Housework --- --- Huldy WHEELER 74 Oth F S W NH Tailoress MA MA Mary J. CRISP 29 Oth F S W MA Governess ENG SCOT (Continued)

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Roger D. Joslyn, F.A.S.G., comp. and ed., Vital Records of Charlestown, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984), Volume 1, Section II, p. 530.

2.^  Registry Department of the City of Boston, A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containing Boston Marriages from 1752 to 1809 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1903), p. 277.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 113, page 43.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 77, page 18.

5.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 507, page 215.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 392, page 210.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/79, page 370. Also, "Martha Carl Whitney Reed, dau. of Samuel Whitney and Frances Goodenough, wife of Timothy Reed, d. 15 Aug 1904, age 83," according to Quincy 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 47, page 28.


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