Family:Whitney, Silas (1811-1890)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Silas8 Whitney (William7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William7 and Lucy (Brooks) Whitney, was born 26 May 1811, Ashburnham, MA,[1] and died 13 Dec 1890, Fitchburg or Leominster, MA, aged 79 years 6 months 17 days, of general debility.[2]

He married firstly, 1844, Susan M. Eddy. She was born about 1822, Plattsburg, NY, and died 28 Jun 1856, Fitchburg, MA, aged 34 years, of chronic diarrhea.[3]

He married secondly, 16 Dec 1858, Ashburnham, MA, Mary E.7 Whitney, daughter of Abijah6 and Betsey7 (Whitney) Whitney.[4] She was born 19 Jul 1828, Leominster, MA, and died 1 Apr 1887, Fitchburg, MA, aged 58 years 5 months 13 days, of pneumonia.[5]

He resided Fitchburg, MA.

Children of Silas8 and Susan M. (Eddy) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Lucretia Adelaide Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1846, Ashburnham, MA;[6] d. 1 Nov 1899, Fitchburg, MA, aged 52 years 11 months 24 days, of broncho pneumonia;[7] m. 14 Apr 1890, Fitchburg, MA, Erasmus A. Norris, b. ca. 1822, Boston, MA, son of Thomas F. and Sally (-----) Norris.[8]
ii. William Parsons Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1848, Fitchburg, MA,[9] d. 6 Oct 1849, Fitchburg, MA, aged 1 year 24 days, of bowel complaint.[10]
iii. Silas Eddy Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1850, Fitchburg, MA;[11] d. 19 Aug 1851, Fitchburg, MA, aged 9 months 15 days, of consumption.[12]
iv. Susan Emily Whitney, b. 24 May 1856, Fitchburg, MA;[13] m. 24 Nov 1881, Fitchburg, MA, William N. Hyatt, b. ca. 1860, Lunenburg, MA, son of George W. and Sarah A. (-----) Hyatt.[14]

Children of Silas8 and Mary E.7 (Whitney) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

v. Ella Frances9 Whitney, b. 2 Nov 1860, Fitchburg, MA;[15] m. 18 Dec 1882, Clinton, MA, Perry Porter Hyatt;[16] resided Leominster, MA.
iv. Fred Olin Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1867, Fitchburg, MA;[17] d. 13 Jun 1884, Fitchburg, MA, aged 16 years 5 months 27 days, of convulsions.[18]

Census

236 274 Josiah Brown 66 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Mary F. " 49 F - Vt. Nancy " 20 F - Mass. Mary E. Pierce 30 F - " Mary E. Whitney 22 F - " Martha C. " 19 F - " 275 Silas Whitney 39 M - Jobber " Susan M. " 28 F - N.Y. Lucretia A. " 3 F - Mass. Rozilla Forbush 22 F - "

127 161 Silas Whitney 44 M - Jobber Mass. Susan Whitney 34 F - Vermont Lucretia A. Whitney 9 F - Mass. Elizabeth Holton 26 F - Mass.

502 503 Silas Whitney 49 M - Jobber $2000 $500 Mass. M. A. Whitney 31 F - wife " L. Whitney 13 F - " Attended school E. Whitney 4 F - " M. T. Litchfield 19 F - help Mass. B. Whitney 73 F - --- "

224 247 Silas Whitney 54 M - Mass. M Jobber - - 1 1 - Mary Whitney 37 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Susan Whitney 9 F - " S - - - - - Ella Whitney 4 F - " S - - - - - Betsy Whitney 77 F - " W - - - - - Charles Bemis 20 M - " S Clerk - - - - -

519 662 Benjamin King 34 M - Mass. M Grocer - - 1 1 - M. Agnes " 31 F - Mass. M - - - - - Benjamin " Jr. 5 M - Mass. S - - - - - William R. " 2 M - Mass. S - - - - - Lucretia Whitney 18 F - Mass. S - - - - -

502 503 Silas Whitney 49 M - Jobber $12000 $500 Mass. M. A. Whitney 31 F - Wife " L. Whitney 13 F - " Attended school E. Whitney 4 F - " M. T. Litchfield 19 M - Help Mass. B. Whitney 73 F - "

65 98 Whitney, Silas 59 M W Teamster $3500 $1500 Mass. Male citizen voter over 21 -----, Mary E. 41 F W Keeping House $200 Mass. -----, Susie E. 14 F W At School Mass. Attended school -----, Ella F. 9 F W At School Mass. Attended school -----, Fred O. 2 M W Mass.

58 91 Whitney, Silas W M 69 Mar Truckman Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Mary E. W F 51 Wife Mar Keeping House Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Ellen F. W F 19 Daughter Sgl Works in Milinery Shop Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Fred O. W M 12 Son Sgl Blind Deaf Idiotic Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Susan E. W F 24 Daughter Sgl Works in Baby Carriage Shop Mass. Mass. Mass. Norris, Lucretia A. W F 33 Daughter Mar Mass. Mass. Mass. ------, Frank A. W M 2 Son Sgl Mass. Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  "Silas [Whitney], s. William and Lucy, [born] May 26, 1811, according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 411, pages 488 and 514.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 104, page 138.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 119, page 134.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 384, page 451.

6.^  "Lucretia A., d. Silas and Susan M., Nov. 8, 1846," according to Ashburnham Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 23, page 187.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 494, page 319.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 408, page 357.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 36, page 309; also "William Parsons, s. Silas and Susan M., Sept. 12, 1848," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 41, page 271; also "William P., s. Silas and Susan, Oct. 6, 1849, 1y. 24d.," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 194.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 44, page 149; also "Silas Eddy, s. Silas and Susan, Nov. 1, 1850," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 59, page 126; also "William Parsons, s. Silas and Susan M., Sept. 12, 1848," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 194.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 98, page 226; also "Susan Emily, d. Silas and Susan E., May 24, 1856," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 327, page 274.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 134, page 176.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 336, page 274.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 198, page 188.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 357, page 395.


Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2013, 2015, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.

Personal tools