Family:Whitney, William Barrett (1801-1874)

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William Barrett8 Whitney (Phinehas7, William6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Phineahas7 and Bethiah (Barrett) Whitney, was born 14 Jun 1801, Winchendon, MA,[1] and died 15 Feb 1874, Winchendon, MA, or 27 Jan 1874, Cambridge, MA, aged 73 years 13 days, of paralysis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 2 Dec 1827, Winchendon, MA, for him and Louise Stone "of Fitzwilliam, N.H."[3] He married, 20 Dec 1827, Fitzwilliam, NH, Lois M. Stone,[4] daughter of David and Ruth (Mellen) Stone. She was born 25 May 1802, Greensborough, VT,[5] and died 20 Oct 1870, Vineland, NJ.

He was a farmer during the earlier portion of his life. Later in life he was largely engaged in lumbering and in the manufacture of lumber. He resided Winchendon, MA.

Children of William Barrett8 and Lois M. (Stone) Whitney:

i. Charles Milton9 Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1828, Winchendon, MA;[6] d. 24 Jan 1843, Orange, MA, aged 13 years.[7]
ii. Elizabeth Ellen Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1831, Winchendon, MA;[8] bapt. 5 Mar 1832, Winchendon, MA;[9] d. 15 Sep 1833, Winchendon, MA, aged 2 years.[10]
iii. Elizabeth Ellen Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1834; "Lizzie E." m. 27 Apr 1854, Orange, MA, Rev. Abram W. Stevens, b. ca. 1833, Barre, MA, son of Nathan and Lois (-----) Stevens;[11] resided Cambridge, MA. Rev. Abram Wilder Stevens was born in Barre, MA, 22 Jan 1834. He was educated at the preparatory school connected with the theological seminary, Meadville, PA, and graduated therefrom in the class of 1862. He was ordained as a Unitarian minister at Manchester, NH, in 1863 and was settled over the Unitarian society in that city until 1865, when he received a call from the Lee Street society in Cambridge, MA, which he accepted, and was settled over that society in 1865. He remained there until 1870, having been connected with this church and society for a period of five years. He is now connected with and is at the head of the proof-reading department of the University Press, Cambridge, MA.
Ch.: Harold W., b. 26 Jan 1855; m. Frances E. Ball; book-keeper Nat'l Bank of Republic, Boston, MA; Charles Herbert, b. 20 Aug 1860; Ralph L., b. 10 Nov 1870.
iv. Louisa Lyman Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1836; m. 4 Sep 1855, Jason A. Morrison; b. Warren, PA, 16 Nov 1828; d. 15 May 1865.
Ch.: William Barrett, b. 8 Apr 1863; teller State National Bank, Denver, CO.

Census

113 115 William B. Whitney 49 M - Trader $1340 Mass. Lois S. " 48 F - Vt. Elizabeth E. " 15 F - Mass. Attended school Louisa L. " 13 F - " Attended school 116 George Biglow 27 M - Laborer " Married in year Lydia " 23 F - " Married in year

327 348 Wallas Carpenter 36 M - Carpenter $1200 $75 Vt. Elisabeth do 23 F - H.K. Maryland Neora do 4 F - Ohio Adeline Broks 35 F - Domestic Vt. 349 Wm. B. Whitney 60 M - Farmer $200 Mass. Lois S. do 58 F - H.K. Vt.

1662 1456 Whitney, Wm. B. 61 M W Teamster $3000 $500 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Lois S. 58 F W Keeping House Vermont

References

1.^  "William Barrett [Whitney], s. Phinehas and Bethia, [born] Jan. 14, 1801," 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 266, page 62, and volume 267, page 405.

3.^  "William B. [Whitney] and Louise Stone of Fitzwilliam, N.H., int. Dec. 2, 1827," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

4.^  "William B. Whitney & Lois Stone, m. 20 Dec 1827, Fitzwilliam, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Lois M. Stone [Whitney], w. William B., [born] ____ __, 1802. In Greensboro, VT. G.S.1," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

6.^  "Charles Milton [Whitney], s. William B. and Lois, [born] Dec. 31, 1828," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

7.^  "Charles M. [Whitney], Jan 24, 1843, a. 13. G.S.1," according to Winchendon Vital Records. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 2, page 232.

8.^  "Eliza Elen [Whitney], d. William B. and Lois, [born] Nov. 5, 1831," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

9.^  "Elisabeth Ellen [Whitney], d. William B., bap. March 5, 1832. C.R.," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Elizabeth E. [Whitney], Sept. 18, [15, G.S.], 1833. [a. 2. G.S.1]," 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 78, page 272.


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