Family:Whitney, Simon (1797-1861)

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Dr. Simon7 Whitney (Nathaniel Ruggles6, Simon5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Nathaniel Ruggles6 and Abigail (Fotheringham) Whitney, was born 30 Oct 1797, Watertown, MA,[1] or 30 Oct 1798,[2] was baptized 5 Nov 1797, Watertown, MA,[3] and died 2 Sep 1861, Framingham, MA, aged 62 years 10 months, of stragulated hernia.[4]

Marriage intentions were published 4 Apr 1824, Charlestown, MA, for him "M.D. of Framingham" and "Miss" Mary Walker "of Charlestown".[5] Marriage intentions were published 1 Apr 1824, Framingham, MA, for him "Dr." and Mary Walker "of Charlestown".[6] He married, 6 May 1824, Mary Walker, daughter of Timothy and Abigail (Johnson) Walker. She was born 25 Aug 1802,[7] Charlestown, MA, was baptized 27 Aug 1802, Charlestown, MA, and died 3 Mar 1872, Framingham, MA, aged 69 years.[8]

Dr. Simon Whitney was born in Watertown. In early life he was a teacher, having recieved his preparatory education in Newton and Brighton. He entered Harvard College, and graduated in 1818. Later he taught school in Charlestown, and, having studied medicine, he settled in Framingham, where he ever after resided. He was representative in the state legislature in 1853. He resided Framingham, MA.

Children of Simon7 and Mary (Walker) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth Walker8 Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1825, Framingham, MA;[9] d. 1894, and was buried in Framingham; m. 10 Aug 1845, Framingham, MA, Dr. John W. Osgood,[10] M.D. of Saxonville, MA, and had three children.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1826; d. same day.
iii. Allston Waldo Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1828, Framingham, MA;[11] m. Sarah Ellen Bishop.
iv. Abby Walker Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1829, Framingham, MA;[12] m. 3 Jun 1859, Framingham, MA, Coleman S. Adams, b. ca. 1824, Hebron, NH, son of Joseph and Hannah (-----) Adams.[13]
v. Henry Augustus Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1831, Framingham, MA;[14] drowned 22 Jul 1840, Framingham, MA, aged 8 years.[15]
vi. Harriett Lincoln Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1833, Framingham, MA;[16] d. 2 Sep 1863, Framingham, MA, aged 29 years 11 months, of peritonitis.[17]
vii. Clarence M. Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1838,[18] Framingham, MA;[19] m. Julia A. Tilson.
viii. James Bradish Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1843, Framingham;[20] m. Mary A. -----.

Census

Simon Whitney, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 5-9, and 1 female 0-4.

174 197 Simon Whitney 49 M - Physician $13200 Massachusetts Mary " 46 F - " Alsten " 21 M - Physician " Abba " 19 F - " Harriet L. " 16 F - " Attended school Clarence " 12 M - " Attended school James B. " 7 M - " Attended school Gardiner Haynes 18 M - Labourer " Catharine Duffy 30 F - Ireland Adaline Howe 10 F - Massachusetts

451 535 Simon Whitney 54 M - Physician Mass. Mary " 52 F - " Allston " 26 M - " " Abba W. " 20 F - " Harriet S. " 18 F - " Clarence " 16 M - Clerk " James B. " 13 M - " Margaret Tyning 21 F - Ireland Honora Coin 17 F - " William Ryan 35 M - Ireland

330 377 Simon Whitney 60 M - Physician $10000 $3000 Mass. Mary " 58 F - " Harriet F. " 25 F - " Clarence " 22 M - Clerk Dry Goods " James B. " 17 M - " " " " Ellen Manly 27 F - Servant Ireland Margaret Tynan 35 F - " " James " 33 M - Farm Laborer "

118 129 Colman S. Adams 43 M - New Hampshire M Lawyer - - 1 1 - Abby W. Adams 34 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Walter Adams 16 M - Portland, " - Scholar - - - - - Joseph S. Adams Jr. 14 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - Marian E. Adams 12 F - " - - - - - - Joseph S. Adams 80 M - " W - - - - - Mary O'Conners 28 F - Ireland S 1 - - - - Mary W. Whitney 64 F - W - - - - - James B. Whitney 23 M - Massachusetts S Clerk - - 1 1 -

924 990 Adams, Colman 48 M W Lawyer $15000 $15000 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 " Abby W. 38 F W Housekeeping Mass. " Walter 22 M W No Occupation Maine Male citizen over 21 " Joseph L. 20 M W Attends School Mass. Attended school " Marvin E. 18 F W No Occupation " Whitney, Mary 70 F W No Occupation $10000 $3000 " Shehan, Catherine 40 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Burke, Mary 18 F W Domestic Servant " Parents foreign born Mullaney, Roger 25 M W Laborer " Parents foreign born

Widow Mary was living with her daughter Abby and family.

References

1.^  "Simon Whitney, s. Nathaniel Ruggles & Abigail Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1797," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 185.

2.^  "Simon [Whitney], Dr., [born] Oct. 30, 1798. [G.R.2.]," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

3.^  "5 Nov 1797, Simon, s. of Nathl R. Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1906), volume 4, page 175.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 148, page 100.

5.^  "Simon Whitney, M.D. of Framingham & Miss Mary Walker of Charlestown, entered Apr. 4, 1824," according to Roger D. Joslyn, F.A.S.G., comp. and ed., Vital Records of Charlestown, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984).

6.^  "Simon [Whitney], Dr., and Mary Walker of Charlestown, int. Apr. 1, 1824," according to Framingham Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary Walker [------] [Whitney], w. of Simon, [born] Aug. 25, 1802. [G.R.2]," according to Framingham Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 248, page 167.

9.^  "Elizabeth Walker [Whitney], d. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Apr. 8, 1825," according to Framingham Vital Records.

10.^  "Elizabeth W. [Whitney], d. of Simon and Elizabeth, and Dr. John W. Osgood, [married] Aug. 20, 1845," according to Framingham 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 19, page 24.

11.^  "Alston Waldo [Whitney], s. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Jan. 12, 1828," according to Framingham Vital Records.

12.^  "Abby Walker [Whitney], d. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] July 23, 1829," according to Framingham Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 75.

14.^  "Henry Augustus [Whitney], s. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Jan. 11, 1831," according to Framingham Vital Records.

15.^  "Henry [Whitney], s. of Dr. Simon, [died] July 22, 1840, a. 8 y. Drowned. [C.R.1.]," according to Framingham Vital Records.

16.^  "Harriett Lincoln [Whitney], d. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Oct. 3, 1833," according to Framingham Vital Records.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 166, page 84.

18.^  "Clarence [Whitney], s. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Jan. 1, 1838," according to Framingham Vital Records.

19.^  "Clarence [Whitney], [born] Jan. 1, 1838. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

20.^  "James Bradish [Whitney], s. of Simon, bp. June 4, 1843. [C.R.1.]," according to Framingham Vital Records.


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