Family:Whitney, Walter H. (1849-1896)

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Walter H.8 Whitney (Amos7, Amos6, Abraham5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Amos7 and Sophia Waterman (Potter) Whitney, was born 12 Nov 1849, Cambridge, MA,[1] and died 18 Nov 1896, Cambridge, MA, aged 47 years 6 days, of typhoid fever.[2]

He married, 29 Sep 1879, Deering, ME, Sarah Ella Brown,[3] daughter of Otis and Elizabeth Jane (Parker) Brown. She was born 8 Jan 1853, Portland, ME, and died after 1940, prob. Arlington, MA.

Children of Walter H.8 and Sarah Ella (Brown) Whitney:

i. Harry Otis9 Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1881, Deering or Woodford, ME, or Cambridge, MA;[4] d. aft. 1940; m. 4 Nov 1909, Cambridge, MA, Cora Eileen Parker, b. ca. 1877, Saugus, MA, d. aft. 1930, dau. of Marcellus B. and Mary S. OL. (Smith) Parker.[5] Children:
a. Barbara10 Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1910, Arlington, MA.[6]
ii. (prob.) Joseph Whitney, b. ca. 1884, MA; shown as nephew in family of Amos Priest Whitney in 1910.
iii. (prob.) William Whitney, b. ca. 1886, MA; shown as nephew in family of Amos Priest Whitney in 1910.
iv. (prob.) Alice Whitney, b. ca. 1889, MA; shown as niece in family of Amos Priest Whitney in 1910.

Census

382 506 Whitney, Amos W M 65 mar Engineer Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Sophia W F 52 wife mar Inflammation [????] Rhode Island R.I. R.I. -------, Amos P. W M 33 son wid Organ Builder Massachusetts Mass. R.I. -------, Walter H. W M 30 son mar Machinist Massachusetts Mass. R.I. -------, Sarah W F 27 DiL mar Maine Me. Mass. -------, Mary W F 24 dau sgl Massachusetts Mass. R.I.

Whitney, Sarah E. Head W F Jan 1853 47 wid Maine -----, Harry O. Son W M Jan 1881 19 sgl Maine

  • 1910, Arlington, Middlesex Co., MA: Sarah E. Whiting, mother, 56, in family of son Henry A. Whiting, 32, and wife Cora Whiting, 36.
  • 1920, Somerville Ward 6, Middlesex Co., MA: Sarah E. Whitney, widow, 65, ME, servant.
  • 1920, son Harry not found.
  • 1930, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA: Sarah E. Whitney, widow, 74, ME, servant.
  • 1930, Arlington, Middlesex Co., MA: Harry L. Whitney, 49, wife Cora E. Whitney, 53, and daughter Barbara, 19.
  • 1940, Arlington, Middlesex Co., MA: Sarah Whitney, widow, 87, mother in family of son Harry O. Whitney, 52, and grandaughter Barbara, 27.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Walter H. [Whitney], s. of Amos, b. in Waltham, and Sophia W., b. in Newport, R.I., [born] Nov. 12, 1849," according to Cambridge 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 73, page 51.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 464, page 167.

3.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, batch number M523101.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 323, page 57.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 587, page 403.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 591, page 334.


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