Family:Whitney, Silas Noble (1805-a1880)

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Silas Noble7 Whitney (Jonas6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonas6 and Mary (Noble) Whitney, was born 4 Apr 1805, Otis, MA,[1] and died 29 Sep 1886, Springfield, MA, aged 82 year, of marasmus senilis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 22 Jan 1827, Otis, MA, for him and Ann Fay, "both of Otis".[3] He married, 1826, Otis, MA, Ann Fay, daughter of John and Mary (-----) Fay. She was born 27 Mar 1802, Otis, MA, and died 12 Sep 1889, Springfield, MA, aged 87 years 7 months, of old age and gastritis.[4]

He was a shoemaker. Resided East Otis and West Springfield, MA.

Children of Silas Noble7 and Ann (Fay) Whitney:

i. (child) Whitney, b. -- Jul 1827, Otis, MA; d. -- Jul 1827, Otis, MA, aged 6 hours.[5]
ii. William H.8 Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1828, Otis, MA;[6] m. Mary M. Keys.
iii. Eliza Ann Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1830, Otis, MA;[7] m. 3 Oct 1849, Otis, MA, Charles H. Babb, son of Silas Babb;[8] resided No. Blandford, MA. He was b. 1825; is a farmer. Children:
a. Frances A. Reed Babb, b. 23 Aug 1860.
b. Henry C. Babb, b. 11 Oct 1858.
c. James L. Babb, b. 2 Aug 1856.
d. Jenny L. Higin Babb, b. 16 Dec 1854.
e. William H. Babb, b. 15 Mar 1852.
f. Lucius M. Babb, b. 4 Aug 1850.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1833, Otis, MA;[9] m. 13 Nov 1851, Alonzo W. Clark; resided W. Springfield, MA, Merrick p. o. He was b. 31 Jan 1824; d. 11 Jun 1885. Children:
a. Harriet A. Clark, b. 21 Jun 1853; m. Nov 1872, James M. Walker; resided Webster, MA.
b. Maria F. Clark, b. 14 Feb 1855; m. 12 Mar 1874, Cornelius A. Barnes; resided Winsted, CT.
c. Fred A. Clark, b. 11 Apr 1858.
d. Jennie M. Clark, b. 23 Nov 1860.
e. Frank H. Clark, b. 17 Mar 1862.
f. Eva M. Clark, b. 24 Aug 1866; m. 29 Jul 1891.
g. Carrie E. Clark, b. 23 Oct 1869; d. 17 Sep 1887.
h. Edward O. Clark, b. 21 Jul 1872; m. 17 Jan 1891, ----- -----; d. 20 Apr 1892.
v. Henry F. Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1835, Otis, MA;[10] d. 1864.
vi. Orrin Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1839, Otis, MA;[11] d. 8 Oct 1881, Sandisfield, MA, aged 42 years 3 months 11 days, of dropsy;[12] m. Tryphena -----; res. Hartford, CT.
vii. Jane Whitney, b. ca. 1845, Otis, MA; "Jennie" d. 3 Sep 1865, Springfield, MA, aged 20 years, of typhoid fever;[13] unmarried.

Census

80 82 John A. Snow 38 M - Farmer $400 Mass. Eliza C. " 25 F - " Alonzo " 6 M - " Frederick " 4 M - " Charles S. " 2 M - " Mary " 6/12 F - " 83 Silas N. Whitney 45 M - Farmer " Ann " 48 F - " William " 22 M - " Henry " 15 M - " Orrin " 11 M - " Polly " 17 F - " Attended school Jane " 5 F - "

2486 2693 William H. Whitney 31 M - Laborer $100 Mass. Mary " 25 F - Ireland William E. " 4 M - Ct. Mary M. " 9/12 F - Mass. 2694 Silas N. Whitney 54 M - Laborer $75 Do Ann " 57 F - Do Jane A. " 15 F - Do

522 698 Whitney, Silas M. 55 M W Shoe Maker Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann 68 F W Keeping House " Clark, Sarah 18 F W Paper Collar Shop Ct.

Silas N. WHITNEY 75 Self M M W MA Shoemaker MA MA Ann E. WHITNEY 78 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

  • 1880, Orrin not found.

References

1.^  "Silas Noble [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Apr. 4, 1805," according to Vital Records of Otis, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1941).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 373, page 406.

3.^  "Silas [Whitney] and Ann Fay, both of O., int. Jan. 22, 1827," according to Otis Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 400, page 471.

5.^  "________ [Whitney], ch. Silas, [died] Jul ___ 1827, a. 6 h., C.R.2," according to Otis Vital Records.

6.^  "William H. [Whitney], s. Silas N. and Anna, [born] Sep. 10, 1828," according to Otis Vital Records.

7.^  "Eliza Ann [Whitney], d. Silas N. and Anna, [born] Dec. 7, 1830," according to Otis Vital Records.

8.^  "Eliza Ann [Whitney], b. O., d. Silas, and Charles H. Babb, single, farmer, b. O., all of O. [sic, pub. cert. Oct. 22], [married] Oct. 3, 1849," according to Otis 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 45, page 41.

9.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. Silas N. and Anna, [born] Mar. 4, 1833," according to Otis Vital Records.

10.^  "Henry F. [Whitney], s. Silas N. and Anna, [born] Aug. 27, 1835," according to Otis Vital Records.

11.^  "Orrin [Whitney], s. Silas N. and Anna, [born] Jun. 19, 1839," according to Otis Vital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 63.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 183, page 337.


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