Family:Whitney, Webster (1803-1872)

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Webster8 Whitney (Amasa7, William6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Amasa7 and Mary (Goodridge) Whitney, was born 6 Oct 1803, Winchendon, MA,[1] and died 19 Apr 1872, Winchendon, MA, aged 68 years 6 months 13 days, of [?trauneatis?] rupture of artery in stomach followed by perforation of the stomach.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 20 Jan 1828, Winchendon, MA, for him and Eliza Parks Whitman,[3] He "of Winchendon" married, 6 Mar 1828, Lincoln, MA, Eliza Parks Whitman,[4] daughter of Joseph and Lucy (Parks) Whitman. She was born 11 Jan 1801, Stow, MA, and died 4 Mar 1867, Winchendon, MA, aged 66 years 1 month 23 days, of paralysis.[5]

Webster Whitney was a native of Winchendon, where he always resided, and where he was a respected and honored citizen. He was first elected town clerk in 1832, and from that time until his death, in 1872, served the town in that capacity. He was assessor from 1836 to 1840; town treasurer, 1834 to 1836, and selectman for eleven years. He was a faithful and efficient public servant, and highly esteemed for his many sterling qualities and strict honesty. He resided Winchendon, MA.

Children of Webster8 and Eliza Parks (Whitman) Whitney:

i. Eliza Caroline9 Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1830, Winchendon, MA;[6] d. 7 Apr 1907, Winchendon, MA, aged 76 years 9 months 22 days, of senile dementia;[7] m. 27 Feb 1848, Winchendon, MA, William Beaman[8]; resided Winchendon, MA. He was b. 16 Sep 1818, Winchendon, MA. Children:
a. William David Beaman, b. 17 Jul 1851; m. Mary Jane Hyde.
b. John Webster Beaman, b. 18 Sep 1855; m. Alice C. Wood, and d. 3 Dec 1888.
c. Edward Arthur Beaman, b. 18 Jul 1857; d. 10 Oct 1861.
d. Charles Frederic Beaman, b. 8 Dec 1859; m. Margaret Atkinson.
e. Caroline Eliza Beaman, b. 1 Jun 1866.
ii. William W. Whitney, b. 5 May 1833, Winchendon, MA;[9] m. Sophia M. Murdock.
iii. Lucy Ellen Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1834, Winchendon, MA;[10] m. 24 Nov 1853, Winchendon, MA, Archie S. Kimball, b. ca. 1827, Canton, CT, son of Isaac and Abigail (-----) Kimball;[11] resided Winchendon.

Census

252 287 Webster Whitney 47 M - Machinist $2000 Massachusetts Eliza B. " 49 F - " William W. " 17 M - Clerk " Attended school Lucy E. " 15 F - " Attended school William Beaman 31 M - Pub[?] Manufacturer " Eliza L. " 20 F - "

119 139 Webster Whitney 51 M - Machinist Do Eliza Whitney 55 F - Do William W. Whitney 22 M - Accountant Do

1283 1567 Webster Whitney 57 M - Machinist $1200 $1400 Mass. Eliza P. " 59 F - " Archus S. Kendall 32 M - Traveling Merchant $500 $100 Ct. Lucy E. " 25 F - Mass. Martin L. Manzer 33 M - Mechanic $400 Vt. Emeline R. " 27 F - N.H. 1568 Amos D. Robins 29 M - Machinist $100 Mass. Diantha C. " 26 F - Canada Clara M. " 3 F - Mass. Cora J. " 1 F - "

97 111 Webster Whitney 61 M - Mass. M Machinist - - 1 1 - Eliza P. Whitney 64 F - do M Housekeeper - - - - - Archie S. Kimball 38 M - Conn. M Pedlar - - 1 1 - Lucy E. Kimball 30 F - Mass. M Housekeeper - - - - -

77 103 Whitney, Webster 66 M W Machinist $8000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Kimbal, Archie 41 M W Pedler $500 $1000 " Male citizen over 21 " Lucy E. 35 F W Keeping house "

References

1.^  "Webster [Whitney], s. Amasa and Mary, [born] Oct. 6, 1803," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 386.

3.^  "Webster [Whitney] and Eliza Parks Whitman of Lincoln, int. Jan. 20, 1828," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

4.^  "Webster [Whitney] of Winchendon, and Eliza P. Whitman, [married] Mar. 6, 1828," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 291.

6.^  "Eliza Caroline [Whitney], d. Webster and Eliza Parks, [born] June 16, 1830," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/105 (Death), page 487.

8.^  "Eliza C. [Whitney], d. of Webster and Eliza P., a. 17 and William Beaman, [married] Feb. 27, 1848," according to Winchendon 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 31, page 252.

9.^  "William Webster [Whitney], s. Webster and Eliza Parks, [born] May 5, 1833," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Lucy Ellen [Whitney], d. Webster and Eliza Parks, [born] Oct. 21, 1834," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 71, page 304.


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