Family:Whitney, Stephen M. (c1833-1864)

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Stephen M. Whitney (Caleb, Caleb), son of Caleb and Hannah (Davis) Whitney, was born about 1833, Springfield or Chester, VT, and died 9 Apr 1864, Lowell, MA, aged 31 years, of consumption.[1]

He married, 8 Dec 1856, Lowell, MA, Ellen Riley, daughter of Michael and Dorcas (Ballard) Riley.[2] She was born about 1837, Boston, MA, and died 31 Jan 1870, Lowell, MA, aged 32 years.[3] In her marriage record, she is called "Elizabeth", daughter of John and Susan (-----) Riley, but all other records disagree with this.

Children of Stephen M. and Ellen (Riley) Whitney:

i. Abby I. Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1857, Lowell, MA;[4] d. 1 Nov 1886, Lowell, MA;[5] m. 10 Feb 1876, Lowell, MA, Arthur B. C. Sargent, b. ca. 1866, VT, son of Willard S. C. and Caroline M. (Abbott) Sargent.[6]
ii. Edwin S. Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1858, Lowell, MA [given name omitted];[7] d. after 1870.
iii. Albert C. Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1861, Lowell, MA;[8] m. Carrie E. Giles.
iv. Stephen M. Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1863, Lowell, MA;[9] d. 29 Jan 1886, Lowell, MA; unmarried.[10]

Census

1062 1209 Michael Riley 55 M - Ireland M Laborer 1 - 1 - - Dorcas Riley 48 F - do M H. Keeper 1 - - - - James Riley 25 M - " S Laborer - - - - - Michael Riley 12 M - Mass. S - - - - - Mary Riley 21 F - " S Operative - - - - - Peter Riley 20 M - " S Laborer - - 1 - - Ellen Whitney 25 F - Ireland W Operative - - - - - Abby Whitney 8 F - do S - - - - - Edwin Whitney 6 M - Mass. S - - - - - Albert Whitney 4 M - " S - - - - - Stephen Whitney 2 M - " S - - - - -

886 1036 Riley, Michael 54 M W Laborer Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate -----, Dorcas 53 F W Keeping House Mass. Parents foreign born -----, Peter 18 M W Laborer Mass. Father foreign born Riley, Michael 15 M W Prentice at Machinist Mass. Parents foreign born Whitney, Stephen 7 M W Attending School Mass. Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Albert 9 M W Attending School Mass. Parents foreign born, Attended school

912 1063 Huntoon, Hannah 61 F W Keeping House $3000 -- Vermont Fuller, Lizzie 37 F W Dress Maker Vermont Whitney, Abbie N. 13 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school -----, Edwin S. 11 M W Attending School Mass. Attended school Whitehead, Peter 27 M W Machinist England Parents foreign born -----, Lizzie 25 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born

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 175, page 112.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 100, page 177.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 230, page 152.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 106, page 156.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 374, page 138.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 281, page 93.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 142, page 136.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 142, page 139.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 160, page 106.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 374, page 112.


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