Family:Whitney, Washburn Whiting (1820-1892)

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Washburn Whiting Whitney (Lemuel) son of Lemuel and Anna (Woods) Whitney, was born 11 Nov 1820, Athol, MA,[1] and died 12 Jan 1892, Barre or Gardner, MA, aged 71 years 2 months 1 day, of influenza and pneumonia.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 8 Apr 1843, Warwick, MA[3] for him "of Orange" and Emily H. Johnson "of Warwick". He "of Orange" married, 25 Apr 1843, Warwick, MA, Emily H. Johnson "of Warwick",[4] daughter of D[aniel] and Bethiah (-----) Johnson. She was born about 1823, Warwick, MA, and died 6 Aug 1868, Athol, MA, aged 46 years.[5]

Children of Washburn Whiting and Emily H. (Johnson) Whitney:

i. Lousana Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1844, Warwick, MA;[6] not in family in 1850 or 1860.
ii. Sarah S. Whitney, b. ca. Nov 1846, Wilmington, VT; d. 15 Dec 1863, Gardner, MA, aged 17 years 1 month, of diphtheria.[7]
iii. Mary L. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, Athol, MA, or ca. 10 Aug 1848, Wilmington, VT; d. 20 Sep 1886, Gardner, MA, aged 38 years 1 month 10 days, of uremia;[8] m. 30 Nov 1865, Athol, MA, Benjamin F. Phillips, b. ca. 1836, Hubbardston, son of James and Rebecca (-----) Phillips.[9]
iv. Rosannah H. Whitney, b. ca. 1855, Williston, VT; "Rosa" m. 27 Jul 1874, Hubbardston, MA, James H. Astell, b. ca. 49, Canada, son of Thomas and Mary Ann (-----) Astell.[10]

Census

696 717 Whitney Whittaker 35 M - Farmer $1000 Vt. Fanny 35 F - " Faster S. 11 M - " Attended school Seraph P. 10 F - " Attended school Charles S. 8 M - " Attended school Sylvia L. 7 F - " Attended school Elnathan 4 M - " Attended school John W. 1 M - " Ephraim 2/12 M - " Jerusha Smith 83 F - Mass. Washburn Whitney 29 M - Farmer Vt. Emily H. " 27 F - " Sarah S. " 3 F - " Mary L. " 2 F - "

1663 1904 Washington Whitney 39 M - Teamster $100 Mass. Emily " 36 F - " Sarah I. " 13 F - Vt. Attended school Mary L. " 11 F - " Attended school Rosannah H. " 5 F - " Attended school 1905 Wm. Barson 25 M - Mechanic N.H. Married in year Maryette " 24 F - Mass. Married in year

"Washington" is an error for "Washburn".

618 1246 Bancroft, John A. 52 M W Farmer $26000 $4000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Washburn 50 M W Farm Laborer " Male citizen over 21 ...

James H. ASTELL 32 Self M M W CAN To Work On R. CAN CAN Rosa H. ASTELL 25 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA VT Annie M. ASTELL 2 Dau F S W MA CAN VT Charles WOODBRY 30 Oth M S W VT To Work On R. VT VT Washburn W. WHITNEY 62 Fath M W W MA VT VT

References

1.^  "Washburn Whiting [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Anna, [born] Nov. 11, 1820," according to Athol Vital Records, pp. 96-97.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 525; also volume 429, page 569.

3.^  "Washburn W. [Whitney], Mr., of Orange, and Emily H. Johnson of Warwick, int. 8 Apr 1843," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, "Massachusetts vital records", Warwick (Oxford, Massachusetts: Holbrook Research Institute, 1982-present), volume 1, page 258.

4.^  "Washburn W. [Whitney], Mr., of Orange, and Emily H. Johnson of Warwick, [married] 25 Apr 1843," according to Warwick Vital Records, volume 1, page 261.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 233.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 10, page 171.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 228.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 375, page 405.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 182, pages 169 and 292.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, page 281.


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