Family:Whitney, Sumner Clark (1853-a1880)

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Dr. Sumner Clark9 Whitney (Sumner Allen8, John7, John6, Nathan5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Sumner Allen8 and Lura (Clark) Whitney, was born 7 Mar 1853, Portsmouth, VA.

He married, 7 Jul 1874, Worcester, MA, Mary Olive Hoyt, daughter of Jared and Temperance (-----) Hoyt.[1] She was born 7 Mar 1853, Trenton, NJ.

He was brought up in Worcester and attended the public schools and the military academy; studied dentistry and medicine in Philadelphia in 1876 and 1877, and practiced dentistry in Worcester till Mar 1891 when owing to poor health, he went to New Haven in hopes of finding a more congenial climate. He is church clerk of the First Baptist church, member of several temperance organizations, of the New England Dental Societies, but his most loved work is in connection with the Boys' Brigade, a Christian movement for the best interests of the boys. Is president of the 6th New Haven Boys' Brigade, and was the organizer of the company; resided New Haven, CT, 678 State St.

Children of Sumner Clark9 and May Olive (Hoyt) Whitney:

i. Harry Sumner10 Whitney, b. 18 May 1876, Worcester, MA; "Henry White Whitney" d. 26 or 24 Aug 1878, Warren, MA, aged 2 years, of cerebrospinal meningitis.[2]
ii. Ernest Sumner Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1878, Warren, MA; m. ca. 1907, Olive C. Potter, b. ca, 1884, PA. In 1907 he was a traveling salesman living at 782 Dudley St., Boston, MA. In 1910 and 1920, he was living in Hartford, CT. Child:
a. Gladys Faye11 Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1907, Boston, MA.[3]

Census

Sumner WHITNEY 30 Self M M W VA Dentist MA MA Mary C. WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W NY Keeps House NY NY Ernest WHITNEY 22 Son M S W MA At Home MA MA Etta N. CLARK 24 Oth F S W MA MA MA

140 245 Whitney, Sumner C. Head W M Mar 1853 47 mar 25 Virginia Massachusetts Massachusetts Dentist, Rents house -----, Mary Q. Wife W F Mar 1853 47 mar 25 2ch 1liv New Jersey New York Pennsylvania -----, Ernest S. Son W M Mar 1878 22 sgl Massachusetts Virginia New Jersey Salesman-engravings Dewey, Edward S. Ldgr W M Oct 1843 56 wid Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts Clerk of customer Moore, Benjamin L. Ldgr W M Dec 1876 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Entrer-clerk 246 Folsom, George A. Head W M Sep 1857 42 mar 18 Massachusetts Maine Vermont Proprietor tea house, Rents house -----, Arabella Wife W F Jun 1856 43 mar 18 1ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Maynard, Adeline E. MiL W F Jan 1824 76 wid 6ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Chase, Sarah E. Srvt B F May 1872 28 sgl Maryland Maryland Maryland Servant 247 Trask, Dora A. Head W F Apr 1865 35 sgl Massachusetts Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Rents house Hill, ----- Ot W M unknown --- Na. U.S. unknown unknown Bell, Lizzie M. Ldgr W F Jul 1864 35 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Maine Bookkeeper-seed Dana, Anna M. Ldgr W F Jul 1863 36 sgl Maine Maine Maine Bleacher-straw works Bly, ----- Ot W M unknown --- Na. U.S. unknown unknown 248 Putnam, Frederic H. Head W M Sep 1868 31 mar 2 Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Druggist, Rents house -----, Jean L. Wife W F Jul 1870 29 mar 2 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Scotland Canada Eng. -----, Leslie G. Brot W M Feb 1881 19 sgl New Hampshire Massachusetts New Hampshire Druggist Parks, Annie N. Srvt W F May 1852 48 wid 0ch 0liv Maine Ireland Ireland Servant 249 Ingalls, Mary L. Head W F Oct 1855 44 sgl Maine Maine Maine Copyist city hall, Rents house -----, Louise S. Niec W F Jan 1883 17 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Anna T. Niec W F Feb 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookkeeper-gas co. -----, Winslow L. Neph W M Oct 1885 15 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk-railway co. Buck, Helen M. Brdr W F Aug 1877 22 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts unknown Bookkeeper-drugs 250 Mclaughlin, Hubert J. Head W M Apr 1869 31 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Maine Insurance-agent, Rents house -----, Mary E. Sist W F Jan 1867 33 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Maine Harvey, Bridget Srvt W F Jul 1841 58 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1865 251 Skinner, Andrew Head W M Apr 1875 25 sgl Virginia South Carolina Virginia Janitor, Rents house 252 Orcutt, Fred W. Head W M Jul 1859 40 mar 10 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Dealer cigar etc., Rents house -----, Florence N. Wife W F Oct 1861 38 mar 10 2ch 2liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Massachusetts -----, John W. Son W M May 1892 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire At school -----, Frank N. Son W M Jul 1893 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire At school Willey, John F. SFth W M May 1835 65 mar 21 New Hampshire New Hampshire Massachusetts Proprietor restaurant -----, Harriet E. Moth W F Oct 1836 63 mar 21 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

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 274, page 360.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 303, page 394.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 569, page 306.


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