Family:Whitney, Simon Wetherbee (1825-1907)

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Simon Wetherbee8 Whitney (Simon7, Judah6, Simon5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Simon7 and Sally (Green) Whitney, was born about 26 Nov 1825, Springfield, VT, and died 20 Mar 1907, Boston, MA, aged 81 years 3 months 24 days, of senility.[1] He was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Keene, NH.[2]

He married firstly, 14 Dec 1859, Alstead, NH, Lizzie M. Pickering,[3] daughter of James and Hannah Mariah (Dart) Pickering. She was born 27 May 1838, Gilsum, NH, and died 8 Apr 1877, Worcester, MA, aged 39 years, of disease of uterus.[4] She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Keene, NH.[5]

He married secondly, about 1878 [according to 1900 census, but both living in separate families under their own names in 1880], Nellie Ann Greenwood, daughter of Edwin S. and Mary (Laws) Greenwood. She was born Aug 1862, Keene, NH, and died 10 Apr 1932, Boston, MA. She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Keene, NH.[6]

Children of Simon Wetherbee8 and Lizzie M. (Pickering) Whitney, if any, unknown. None are shown in census records.

Children of Simon Wetherbee8 and Nellie A. (Greenwood) Whitney, if any, unknown. None are shown in census records.

Child of Nellie A. Greenwood, paternity unknown:

i. Mabelle Gertrude Greenwood [Whitney], b. 7 Mar 1881, Keene, NH (given name omitted, mother's surname Greenwood, father not named); d. 1 Jun 1900, Boston, MA, aged 19 years 2 months 25 days, of acute Bright's disease; bur. Woodland Cemetery, Keene, NH;[7] m. 4 Jan 1899, Keene, NH, Walter Arthur Swithin Russell.[8]

Child: Whitney Swithin Russell, b. 20 May 1900, Boston, MA.

Census

490 497 George W. Thurston 24 M - Laborer Vt. Lucretia Thurston 25 F - Vt. Simon Whitney 20 M - Laborer "

320 427 Walter Whitney 30 M - Mass. Elvira Whitney 27 F - Mass. Charles Derby 32 M - Mass. Simon W. Whitney 27 M - Vermont Charles H. Brown 26 M - Mass. Isaac J. Dunn 19 M - Mass.

210 246 Simon W. Whitney 28 M - Livery Stable Keeper $550 Vt. Married in year Lizzie M. " 22 F - N.H. Married in year

263 284 Whitcomb, Simon W. 45 N W Butcher $300 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Lizzie M. 32 F W Keeping House N.H. Porter, Willie 20 M W Works in Chair shop N.H. Wheeler, George 20 M W " Chair shop N.H. King, Rosina M. 31 F W Tailoress N.H. 285 McDuffee, Geo. 29 M W Chair Manuf. $600 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie M. 27 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Emma 7 F W N.H. Attended school

"Whitcomb" is an apparent error for "Whitney".

Amos BANCROFT 56 Self M M W MA Butcher MA MA Ellen E. BANCROFT 43 Wife F M W NH House Keeper MA NH Ellen G. BANCROFT 21 Dau F S W NH At Home MA MA Addie M. BANCROFT 19 Dau F S W NH Miliner MA MA Harriet E. BANCROFT 18 Dau F S W NH At School MA MA Lizzie A. BANCROFT 17 Dau F S W NH At School MA MA Bertha G. BANCROFT 8 Dau F S W NH At School MA NH Arthur W. BANCROFT 5 Son M S W NH MA NH John A. BANCROFT 22 Neph M S W NH Butcher MA MA Clara BANCROFT 19 Niec F S W NH Dress Maker MA MA Simon W. WHITNEY 46 Oth M W W MA Butcher MA MA

Russell, Walter A. Head W M 26 mar -----, Mabel G. Wife W F 19 mar Whitney, Simon W. FiL W M Nov 1831 68 mar Vermont -----, Nellie A. MiL W F 37 mar

  • 1910, Boston Ward 22, Suffolk Co., MA: Walter A. Russell, 35; Whitney S. Russell, 9, son; Nellie A. Whitney, 45, mother-in-law.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/9, page 605.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #99169143, Simon W. Whitney.

3.^  "Simon W. Whitney (b. 1831, Springfield, VT, s. of Simon Whitney & Sarah Whitney) & Lizzie M. Pickering, m. 14 Dec 1859, Alstead, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 294, page 395. Also, "Eliza [Whitney], w. Simon, [died] Apr. 8, 1877, 39y.," according to Keene, New Hampshire, Vital Records.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #99169198, Elizabeth Mary Pickering Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #99169252, Nellie A. Greenwood Whitney.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #99169314, Mabelle Gertrude Whitney Russell. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 507, page 285.

8.^  "Mabelle Gertrude Whitney (b. 1882, Keene, NH, d. of Simon Wetherbee Whitney & Nellie Ann Greenwood) & Walter Arthur Swithin Russell, m. 4 Jan 1899, Keene, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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