Family:Whitney, Samuel Brown (1817-a1880)

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Samuel Brown7 Whitney (William6, Elijah5, John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of William6 and Prudence (Brown) Whitney, was born 28 Jan 1817, Norwich, VT, and died 4 Feb 1898, Boston, MA, aged 82 years 7 days, of chronic tuberculosis.[1]

He married firstly, 4 Nov 1846, Boston, MA, Sarah Brown.[2] She was born 22 Feb 1824, Edgecomb, ME, and died 17 Feb 1873.

He married secondly, 9 Dec 1884, RI, Camilla Hoit (Merrill) Gay,[3] daughter of Jacob and Maria (Tibbetts) Merrill. She was born May 1828, Turner, ME, and died 21 Jan 1909, Boston, MA, aged 80 years, of valvular disease of heart.[4] She had married firstly, before 1850, George H. Gay, born about 1827, MA, and died after 1865. They had lived in Woodford Co., KY, in 1850; in Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN, in 1860 and 1865.

When a young man he moved to Boston where he has since resided. Soon after the breaking out of the war he enlisted in the 11th Massachusetts Battery which was attached to the 9th corps, Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, Army of the Potomac. He was in the battle of the Wilderness and was with Grant when Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Was in many battles and in the siege of Petersburg for nine months. He has led an active business life; resided Boston, MA, 17 Edinboro St.

Children of Samuel Brown7 and Sarah (Brown) Whitney:

i. Alfred Brown8 Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1847; m. Theodosia E. Beilharz.
ii. Sarah Josephine Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1849 [Pierce] or 4 Oct 1848, Boston, MA;[5] d. 31 Dec 1870, Boston, MA, aged 21 years 3 months, of phthisis.[6]
iii. Georgiana Lillian Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1853 [Pierce] or 15 Mar 1853, Boston, MA [given name omitted];[7] d. 6 Oct 1871, Boston, MA, aged 18 years 6 months 11 days, of phthisis.[8]

Census

1515 2373 Saml. B. Whiting 32 M - Carpenter Vermont Sarah " 28 F - Maine Alfred B. " 3 M - Mass. Sarah J. " 7/12 F - do Alfred " 29 M - do Vermont Edna " 21 F - Maine Levi " 19 M - Apprentice Vermont Ann W. " 20 F - do Luther C. Sanderson 34 M - Hatter Mass. (Mrs.) " 25 F - N. Hamp. Ellen Conner 15 " - Ireland Julia O'Brien 22 " - do

277 1372 L. B. Whitney 37 M - Truckman Vt. Sarah " 31 F - Me. Alfred B. " 7 M - Mass. Sarah J. " 5 F - " Georgianna " 2 F - " Ruben Eldridge 32 M - Piano " Rebecca " -- F - " Vincent Osborn 25 M - Cutter " Mary " 29 F - Me. Vincent " 1 M - N.Y. James Burns 30 M - Cutter Me. Charlotte " 28 F - Mass. A. F. Hamm 35 M - Cutter Me. Francis Eldridge 25 M - Piano Mass. Chas. " 21 M - Pointer " D. J. Maynard 23 M - Tender " Joseph Hodge 24 M - Machinist " Martha Chattoo 15 F - Me. Amanda " 23 F - " Hannah Sullivan 33 F - Ireland

435 694 Saml. B. Whitney 38 M - Boarding House $2000 Vt. Sarah D. " 31 F - Maine Alfred D. " 12 M - Mass. Sarah J. " 10 F - " Georgiana " 7 " - " [19 apparently unrelated people]

524 1542 S. B. Whitney 45 M - Vt. M Boarding - - 1 1 - Sarah B. " 39 F - Me. " - - - - - Alfred B. " 18 M - Mass. S Student - - - - - Sarah J. " 15 F - " " Scholar - - - - - Georgianna " 12 " - " " - - - - - ...

30 41 Whitney, Samuel B. 50 M W No occupation Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah B. 45 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Alfred B. 22 M W Attending School Mass. Attended school, Male citizen over 21 -----, Josephine S. 20 F W No occupation Do -----, Georgiana L. 17 F W No occupation Do Pearson, David 40 M W Painter Do Male citizen over 21 Kuhn, Charles 44 M W Painter Berlin Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Helen 67 F W No occupation Do Parents foreign born DeMouline, Charles 23 M W Guilder Pennsylvania Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Henry 19 M W Guilder Do Parents foreign born Friese, Sylvester 30 M W Carpenter Ohio Male citizen over 21 Lawrence, John A. 31 M W Carpenter Do Male citizen over 21

1427 1929 Moore, Elizabeth 38 F W Widow Keeping house Mass. -----, Charles E. 20 M W In Detective Office " -----, Ella F. 17 F W At home " -----, Anna J. 14 F W Attending school " Attended school -----, Frank H. 6 M W Attending school " Attended school Child, Robert W. 23 M W Lumber Surveyor Maine Male citizen over 21 Day, Charles H. 21 M W Mason Brick Mass. Male citizen over 21 Pierce, Charles E. 18 M W Mason Brick " 1928 Whitney, Saml. B. 45 M W Restaurant Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah E. 45 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Alfred B. 22 M W Sec'try for Minister Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Josephine S. 20 F W At home " -----, Georgianna L. 17 F W At home " Mason, Addison 24 M W Grocery (who) N. Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 21 F W At home " Seavey, Henry 22 M W Box Maker " Male citizen over 21 -----, Jennie 20 F W At home "

This is a duplicate enumeration.

C.H. GAY 50 Self F W W ME Keeping House ME ME Ada L. GAY 24 Dau F S W MN Dressmaker NH ME George M. GAY 21 Son M S W MN Sign Hanger NH ME Georgiana LELAND 28 Dau F W W IA At Home NH ME Ada M. LELAND 3 GDau F S W ME At Home NH IA Sam'l B. WHITNEY 64 Oth M W W VT Lamplighter VT VT

"C.H. GAY" was Camilla Hoit (Merrill) Gay, who would become Samuel's second wife.

58 78 Badger, Carrie F. Head W F Dec 1858 41 wid 21 2ch 2liv Minn. New Hampshire Maine Lodging House, Rents house -----, Wm. G. Son W M Dec 1883 17 sgl Oregon Mass. Minn. Copper Etcher Whitney, Camilla Moth W F May 1828 72 wid 6ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine Income of pension [and 10 lodgers]

Carrie F. Badger was Carrie F. (Gay) Badger, daughter of Camilla by her first husband.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 61.

2.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

3.^  Rhode Island, Marriages, 1851-1920, at Ancestry.com.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/6, page 716.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 36, page 207.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 231, page 219.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 31.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 168.


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