Family:Whitney, William (1819-1865)

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William7 Whitney (William6, Elijah5, John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of William6 and Prudence (Brown) Whitney, was born 6 Jun 1819, Norwich, VT, and died 29 Oct 1865, Union Grove, IL.

He married, 20 Jan 1841, Blandford, MA, or 15 or 18 Jan 1841, Springfield, MA, Sophronia Lucy Knox,[1] daughter of Samuel and Charlotte (Noble) Knox. She was born 17 Jul 1822, Blandford, MA, and died 30 Oct 1896, Boston, MA, aged 75 years 3 months 3 days, of cancer of uterus, peritoneum, and other viscera, resided 64 Lambert Avenue.[2] They may have been divorced, since they were living separately.

He probably married secondly, between 1860 and 1865, Elizabeth -----. She was born about 1832, Montpelier, VT, and died after 1865.

She resided Granville, Massachusetts, care E. Noble. He resided Woburn, MA.

Children of William7 and Sophronia Lucy (Knox) Whitney:

i. William H. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, MA; m. 4 Oct 1889, New York, NY, Harriet O/W. Conkling, dau. of Stephen S. and Phebe Jane (Lastory) Conkling; resided s. p. 27 Chester Park, Boston, MA.
ii. Emma Sophronia8 Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1850, Boston, MA;[3] d. 22 May 1877, Boston, MA, aged 26 years 9 months, of solidification of lung and tuberculosis;[4] m. 3 Jan 1875, Boston, MA, Everard I. Drisko, b. ca. 1854, Belfast, ME, son of George W. and Mary L. (-----) Drisko.[5]
Ch.: Ethel Whitney. The mother is buried with her father.
iii. Willie Dale Whitney, b. -----; d. infancy.

Census

846 1020 Wm. Whitney 30 M - Teamster $500 Vt. Sophronia " 27 F - Mass. Wm. H. " 2 M - " James Knox 21 M - " "

(Boarding House) 1256} 2671 Mary A. Parker 50 F - House Keeper Maine 1257} William Whitney 40 M - R.R. Employee Vermont 1258} William Whitney Jr. 12 M - Mass. Attended school Geo. W. Wilbur 30 M - Engineer Rhode Island C. L. " 24 F - Mass. Daniel Forbush 34 M - Milkman $1000 " Harry C. " 27 M - " $500 " (and 56 more apparently unrelated persons)

8 8 William Whitney 45 M - Norwich, Vt. M - - 1 - - Elizabeth Whitney 42 F - Montpelier, " M - - - - - Mary Tascomb 20 F - Providence, R.I. S - - - - -

2088 4724 Abbott, Blushman 43 M W Cabinet Maker Maine Married in July ------, Mary 27 F W Keeping House Mass. Married in July, illiterate 4725 Leary, Daniel 27 M W Ret. Liquor Dealer $1000 Pennsylvania Illiterate -----, Mary 25 F W Keeping House Ireland Illiterate -----, Julia 9/12 F W at Home Mass. Born Sept. -----, Arthur 23 M W Bar Tender Pennsylvania Illiterate 4726 Whitney, Sophronia 48 F W Keeping House $200 Mass. -------, William H. 22 M W Book Keeper Small Wares " -------, Emma S. 19 F W Saleswoman "

Everad J. DRISKO 33 Self M M W ME Printer ME ME Flora A. DRISKO 25 Wife F M W MA Keeping House NH NH Ethel W. DRISKO 4 Dau F S W MA ME MA Sophania L. WHITNEY 57 MotL F W W NH MA ME

References

1.^  "William [Whitney], and Sopronia Knox, m. 15 Jan 1841," and "William [Whitney], and Sapronia Knox, m. 18 Jan 1841," according to International Genealogical Index, batch numbers C541431-C541434, M541431-M541433.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 449.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 68.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 294, page 101.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 273, page 10.


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