Family:Whitney, Silas Jefferson (1843-1903)

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Silas Jefferson8 Whitney (Silas7, Daniel Hobbs6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Silas7 and Anna (Handy) Whitney, was born 25 May 1843, Wrentham, MA,[1] and died 17 Sep 1903, Attleborough, MA, aged 59 years 3 months 24 days, of chronic cystitis.[2]

He married, 8 Jul 1865, Attleborough, MA, Barbara Harriet Stewartson,[3] daughter of John and Ann (-----) Stewartson. She was born about 1842, RI, or Blackstone, MA, and died 26 Dec 1893, Attleborough, MA, aged 50 years 7 months 2 days, of heart disease;[4] although her husband gave his marital status as "married" not "widowed" in the 1900 census.

Children of Silas Jefferson8 and Barbara Harriet (Stewartson) Whitney:

i. (son)9 Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1867, Attleborough, MA [given name omitted].[5] Not in family in 1870.
ii. Harriet E. Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1869, Attleborough, MA (given name omitted);[6] m. 1 Jan 1895, Attleborough, MA, Hiram O. Chase,[7] b. Feb 1870, MA, son of George H. & Emily J. (Keich) Chase.
iii. Cora Ann Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1877, Attleborough, MA;[8] m. 26 Dec 1899, Attleborough, MA, George Walter Everett, b. ca. 1874, Rehoboth, MA, son of Davis and Annie (Henry) Everett.[9]

Census

84 84 Ward Adams 57 M - Farmer Mass. Chloe Richardson 80 F - " Hannah Blake 51 F - Maine Jefferson Whitney 12 M - Mass.

51 62 Benja. B. King 40 M - Mass. M Livery Stable - - 1 1 - Martha R. King 35 F - Mass. M Wife - - - - - Frank B. King 9 M - Mass. S - - - - - Addie B. King 7 F - Mass. S - - - - - Harry B. King 2m M - Mass. S - - - - - Jefferson Whitney 21 M - Mass. S Laborer - - - - - Ann Whitehead 33 F - England S - - - - -

1005 1201 Whitney, Silas J. 26 M W Farmer $1000 $650 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Harriet 28 F W Keeping House Rhode Island Harriet E. 6/12 F W no Occupation Mass. Born in Dec Hodges, Clarence 19 M W works on Jewelry Mass. Washburn, Louis 30 M W wheelwright Mass. Male citizen over 21 Williams, Terresa M. 14 F W Domestic Servant Mass. Attended school

Silas J. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Barbary H. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W RI Keeping House ENG ENG Hattie E. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W MA At School MA RI Cora A. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MA MA RI

341 394 Whitney, Silas J. Private H 40 MA Inf 9 Aug 1862 3 Feb 1863 5m 25d Attleborough, MA

10 12 Whitney, Silas J. Head W M May 1844 56 mar 35 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer, Owns house -----, Charles H. Bro W M Feb 1850 50 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shuttle Chase, Harriett E. Dau W F Dec 1869 30 mar 5 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Hiram O. SiL W M Feb 1870 30 mar 5 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Jewelry tool maker -----, Lloyd W. GSon W M Sep 1896 3 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Silas Jefferson [Whitney], s. of Silas and Ann Hardy, [born] May 25, 1843," according to Wrentham Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 5, page 152.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/2, page 285.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 180, page 84.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 436, page 137.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 196, page 76. Mother's given name shown as "Mary A.", born in Attleborough.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 214, page 86.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 451, page 131.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 286, page 84.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 488, page 138.


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