Family:Whitney, William (1822-1895)

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William7 Whitney (Jabez6, Jacob5, Jonas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jabez6 and Sarah (Savoy) Whitney, was born 8 Aug 1822, Orange, MA,[1] and died 25 Feb 1895, Athol, MA, aged 72 years 6 months 17 days, of heart disease; blacksmith.[2]

He married, say 1844, Sarah Angelina Peabody, daughter of Isaac Kittredge and Clarissa (Gay) Peabody. She was born 13 Sep 1825, MA, and died 9 Apr 1919, Athol, MA.

He was a blacksmith.

Children of William7 and Sarah Angelina (Peabody) Whitney:

i. Emma8 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1845, Orange, MA;[3] d. 1 Aug 1848, Northfield, MA, age not given, of dysentery.[4]
ii. William Wallace K. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, Northfield, MA; m.(1) Rosina C. Thomas; m.(2) Martha S. Ellis.
iii. Charles H. J. Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1849 (given name omitted), Northfield, MA;[5] m. Sarah F. Sanborn.
iv. Martha E. E. Whitney, b. 24 May 1851 (given name omitted), Northfield, MA;[6] d. 29 Feb 1908, Athol, MA, aged 56 years 9 months 4 day, of tuberculosis;[7] m. 20 Feb 1868, Orange, MA, James H. Reed, son of Wm. F. and Lydia A. (-----) Reed, b. ca. 1842, Shutesbury, MA, son of Wm. F. and Lydia A. (-----) Reed; tanner.[8]
v. Frederic W. Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1853 (given name omitted, "female"), Northfield, MA;[9] m. Annie Marr.
vi. Edgar Erlon Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1855 (given name omitted), Northfield, MA.[10] m. Charlotte M. Sanborn.
vii. Clara E. Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1858 (given name omitted), Northfield, MA;[11] d. 22 May 1864, Northfield, MA, aged 5 years 10 months 24 days, of disease of the brain.[12]
vii. Flora E. Whitney, b. -- Nov 1861 (given name omitted), Northfield, MA;[13] m. 1 Jan 1879, Northfield, MA, Albert H. Wright, as his second wife, son of Winfield Wright, b. ca. 1853, VT.[14]
vii. Minnie Isabell Whitney, b. 10 May 1870, Northfield, MA;[15] d. 18 Dec 1875, Lowell, MA [also recorded at Northfield], aged 5 years 7 months 8 days, of "Mem. Croup".[16]

Census

165 169 Wm. Whitney 27 M - Laborer Mass. Sarah A. " 24 F - " Wm. W. K. " 2 M - " Charles H. J. " 10/12 M - "

21 21 Whitney, William 33 M - Blacksmith Mass. " , Sarah 31 F - " " , William W. 7 M - " " , Charles H. 5 M - " " , Martha E. 3 F - " " , Frederic 2 M - "

1213 1219 William Whitney 37 M - Farmer - $200 Mass. Sarah A. " 34 F - " William W. " 12 M - " Attended school Charles H. " 11 M - " Attended school Martha E. " 9 F - " Attended school Fred W. " 6 M - " Attended school Erlon E. " 4 M - " Clara E. " 1 F - "

83 88 Wm. Whitney 42 M - Mass. M Blacksmith - - 1 1 - Sarah J. do 39 F - " M - - - - - Martha do 13 " - " S - - - - - Erlane do 10 " - " S - - - - - Flora do 3 " - " S - - - - -

224 240 Whitney, William 37 M W Blacksmith Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah A. 44 F W Keeping House " -----, Flora E. 8 F W At Home " Attended school -----, Minnie J. 3/12 F W At Home " Born in May

William WHITNEY 59 Self M M W MA Blacksmith MA MA Sarah E. WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Albert H. WRIGHT 26 SonL M M W VT Laborer VT VT Flora A. WRIGHT 18 Dau F M W MA No Occupation MA MA

  • 1880, sons Frederic and Erlon not found.

References

1.^  "William [Whitney], ch. Jabez and Sarah, [born] Aug. --, 1822," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, "Vital Records of Orange, Massachusetts, to 1891" (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1983).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 456, page 545.

3.^  "Emma [Whitney], ch. William and Sarah, [born] Dec. 12, 1845 (father blacksmith in Orange)," according to Orange 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 16, page 199.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 40, page 23.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 35, page 25.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 51, page 249.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/2, page 492.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 208, page 310.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 281.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 90, page 278.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 114, page 315.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 306.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 141, page 377.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 307, page 322.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 223, page 329.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 275, page 137, and volume 274, page 317.


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