Family:Whitney, Schuyler (1806-1879)

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Dr. Schuyler7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Clarissa (Gould) Whitney, was born 9 Sep 1806, Woodstock, CT, and died 1 Apr 1879 (Pierce says 31 Mar 1879), Southbridge, MA, aged 72 years 6 months 22 days, of heart disease,[1] s.p.

Marriage intentions were published 7 Sep 1828, Oxford, MA, for him and Sally Litchfield "of Charlton".[2] He "of Oxford" married, 23 Oct 1828, Charlton, MA, Sally Litchfield,[3] daughter of Cummings and Sally (Blanchard) Litchfield. She died 26 Apr 1879, Southbridge, MA, aged 72 years 6 months 20 days, of rheumatism and dropsy.[4]

He was a cabinetmaker, and went to Oxford, MA, in 1828 and was in that business there with Capt. William Sigourney. He sold out in 1832 and moved to Wilkinsonville, MA, where he was a shuttle maker. In 1843 he moved to Southbridge and was part owner of the Litchfield Shuttle Company until 1860. He then studied medicine and practiced until his death in 1879. He resided Southbridge, MA.

Census

1034 1104 Schuyler Whitney 44 M - Shuttle maker Ct. Sally 44 F - Me. Laroy Litchfield 32 M - Clerk " Vashtia A. 10 F - " Ezra P. Marble 42 M - Laborer " Emeline Osmond 31 F - Ct.

5 6 Schuyler Whitney 49 M - Shutter Mnfr. Conn. Sally L. Whitney 49 F - Mass.

1475 1733 Schulzer Whitney 54 M - Shuttle Maker $500 Ct. Sally L. " 54 F - Mass. Peter Side 19 M - " " Canada

110 167 Schuyler Whitney 58 M W Conn. M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Sally S. Whitney 58 F " Mass. M - - - - - 168 Lydia W. Litchfield 39 " " " W - - - - - Vashti " 24 " " " S Teacher - - - - -

99 119 Whitney, Schuyler 63 M W Physician $3000 $500 Ct. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sally L. 63 F W Keeping House Mass. Cassion, Anna 13 F W Servant Mass. Parents foreign born Mary, Nelson 29 M W Clerk in Store $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 May, Frank 23 M W Clerk in Store Mass. Male citizen over 21

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 381.

2.^  "Schuyler [Whitney] and Sally Litchfield of Charlton, int. Sept. 7, 1828," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Oxford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1905).

3.^  "Schuyler [Whitney], of Oxford and Sally Litchfield, [married] Oct. 23, 1828," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Charlton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1905), p. 231.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 381.


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