Family:Whitney, William Blake (1841-1891)

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William Blake8 Whitney (Joseph7, Jonas6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Sally (Harrington) Whitney, was born 23 Aug 1841,[1] Westminster, MA,[2] and died 30 Sep 1891, Montreal, QC [recorded Leominster, MA, aged 50 years 1 month 7 days, of acute enteritis.[3]

He married, 15 Sep 1863, Leominster, MA, Julia Pauline Tilton, daughter of William and Mary E. (Barber) Tilton.[4] She was born 17 Oct 1842,[5] Ludlow, VT, and died 17 Sep 1902, Leominster, MA, aged 59 years 11 months 0 days, of apoplexy.[6] She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA.

He resided Leominster, MA.

Heywood says the following:[7]

"Francis A. Whitney8 (170), upon starting out in life, located in Leominster, where he has been actively engaged in the manufacture of children's carriages and other industrial enterprises. He is a man of high standing in the business world and has contributed largely to the prosperity of his adopted town. His bro., Wm. B., a man of genuine worth, was for some years associated with him in the carriage trade."

Children of William B.8 and Julia Pauline (Tilton) Whitney:

i. Joseph Tilton9 Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1864, Leominster, MA;[8] m. 22 Aug 1898, Leominster, MA [also recorded Medford, MA], Fanny Virginia Stevens, b. ca. 1865, Norfolk, VA, dau. of Samuel A. and Fanny S. (Ames) Stevens;[9] resided Medford, MA; assistant professor of physics for five years in the Ohio State University 1887-1892. Children:
a. Edward Stevens10 Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1905, Medford, MA.[10]
b. Child Whitney, b.
c. Child Whitney, b.

Census

101 134 Wm. B. Whitney 23 M - Mass. M Soldier - - 1 1 - Julia P. Whitney 22 F - Vt. M - - - - - Joseph T. Whitney 1 M - Mass. S - - - - - Joseph Whitney 70 M - " W Mechanic - - 1 1 -

389 514 Look, Hervey D. 57 M W Comb Manufacture $9666 $6032 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Athana M. 54 F W Keeping House " 515 Whitney, William B. 28 M W Works in Carriage shop $1500 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia P. 27 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Joseph T. 5 M W Mass. -----, Joseph 75 M W No Occupation $2500 $500 " Male citizen over 21 Pierce, Harriet E. 24 F W Domestic "

William B. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W MA Baby Carriage Mfg. MA MA Julia P. WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W VT House Keeping VT VT Nellie J. PIERCE 20 Dau F S W MA House Keeping MA MA Joseph T. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W MA Attends School MA VT

How Nellie J. Pierce was a daughter is unexplained.

41 71 Whitney, Julia P. Head W F Nov 1839 60 wid 0ch 0liv Vermont Massachusetts Massachusetts House Graves, Mary E. Cmpn W F Jul 1842 57 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Companion Slattery, Mary Srvt W F Jun 1877 22 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1890 72 Burdett, Everett E. Head W M May 1861 39 mar 13 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Merchant (dings), Rents house -----, Helen J. Wife W F Jun 1859 40 mar 13 0ch 0liv Wisconsin Massachusetts Massachusetts Smith, Agnes W. MiL W F --- ---- 68 wid 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Servant Slattery, Nellie Srvt W F --- ---- 21 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1890

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "William B. [Whitney], [born] ___ __, 1841. G.S.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

2.^  "William Blake [Whitney], s. Joseph and Sally, [born] Aug. 23, 1841.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 420, page 567.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 164, page 185.

5.^  "Julia A. [Whitney], [born] ___ __, 1842. G.S.," according to Leominster Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 530, page 367.

7.^  Heywood, William Sweetzer, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893), p. 928.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 170, page 174.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 480, page 452, and volume 479, 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 551, page 543.


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