Family:Whitney, Sceva Earl (1859-1942)

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Sceva Earl9 Whitney (Henry8, William Henry7, Henry6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Henry8 and Lucy (Sprague) Whitney, was born 19 Jan 1859 "Seever", North Adams, MA, or Adams, MA,[1] and died 31 Jul 1942, North Adams, MA. He is buried in Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, MA.

He married, 19 Jan 1881, North Adams, MA, Mary Elisabeth Bryant,[2] daughter of Henry Gardner and Susan Chandler (Shepardson) Bryant. She was born 6 Nov 1851, Luzerne, NY, and died 11 Nov 1935, North Adams, MA. She is buried in Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, MA.

Children of Sceva Earl9 and Mary Elisabeth (Bryant) Whitney:

i. Frank Bryant10 Whitney, b. 16 Nov 1881, North Adams, MA;[3] d. 29 May 1964, East Hartford, CT; m. 3 Oct 1901, North Adams, MA, Grace V. Wilkinson, dau. of James and Mary J. (Van Etten) Wilkinson, b. ca. 1880.[4]
ii. Gilbert Clinton Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1883, North Adams, MA [mother "Lucy Sprague", actually his grandmother];[5] m. Lillian Wheeler, b. 24 Sep 1883, d. 14 Jul 1964, Dansville, NY.
iii. Sceva Earl Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1884, North Adams, MA;[6] d. 4 Apr 1959, North Adams, MA; m. Feb 1905, Elspeth Grant Lawson, b. 12 Oct 1883, Stamford, CT, d. 4 Dec 1967, North Adams, MA. Children:
a. (son)11 Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1907, North Adams, MA (stillborn).[7]
b. Margaret Elizabeth Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1909, North Adams, MA.[8]
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1885, North Adams, MA;[9] no further record.
v. Wallace Waldemar Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1886, North Adams, MA [mother "Lizzie A."];[10] d. 2 Jan 1958, Norwich, CT; m. Maude F. -----.
vi. Claude Kenneth Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1888, North Adams, MA [mother "Ada"];[11] d. 15 Aug 1888, North Adams, MA.[12]
vii. Fannie Elizabeth Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1889, North Adams, MA;[13] d. 8 Apr 1948, North Adams, MA; m. W. H. Wescott.
vii. Harriett B. Cady Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1898, North Adams, MA;[14] d. 10 Jan 1991, North Adams, MA; unmarried.

Notes

Sceva was a Jewish chief priest, as in Acts 19:14.

Census

141 177 Whitney, Sceva, Sr. Head W M Jan 1859 41 mar 19 Massachusetts Vermont Vermont Salesman meat, Owns mortgaged house -----, Mary E. Wife W F Nov 1851 49 mar 19 7ch 6liv New York Scotland England -----, Frank B. Son W M Nov 1881 19 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York Calico calinderer -----, Gilbert C. Son W M Apr 1883 17 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York At school -----, Sceva, Jr. Son W M Oct 1884 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York Clerk florist -----, Wallace W. Son W M Oct 1886 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York At school -----, Fannie E. Dau W F Apr 1889 11 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York At school -----, Harriett C. Dau W F Aug 1898 2 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York


References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 123, page 27.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 325, page 48.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 322, page 55.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 512, page 89.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 340, page 56.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 349, page 26.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/15, page 391 (amended).

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 582, page 91.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 358, page 61.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 391, page 56.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 367, page 62.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 385, page 54.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 394, page 60.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 475, page 93.


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