Family:Whitney, William Flanagan (1815-1898)

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William Flanagan9 Whitney (Moses8, Ephraim7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Moses8 and Susannah (Hall) Whitney, was born 17 Jan 1815, Upton, MA,[1] and died 26 Dec 1898, Upton, MA, aged 84 years, of paralysis, farmer.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 14 Feb 1841, Upton, MA, for him and Harriet N. Morse.[3] He married, 10 Nov 1840, Upton, MA, Harriett N. Morse, daughter of Ansel and Charlotte (Gage) Morse. She was born 24 Aug 1817, and died 27 Nov 1892, Upton, MA, aged 75 years 2 months 27 days, of dysentery.[4]

He was born on the old Ephraim Whitney farm in Upton, and passed his life following agricultural pursuits. He was a pleasant, social man. In the old house, which is still standing, can be seen the old-fashioned fireplace used for over a hundred years; resided Upton, MA.

Children of William Flanagan9 and Harriett N. (Morse) Whitney:

i. Henry A.10 Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1841, Upton, MA;[5] served in the 25th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers during the civil war and d. 16 Mar 1867, Upton, MA, aged 25 years 7 months 20 days, of accidental poisoning; unmarried.[6]
ii. Sarah R. Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1844, Upton, MA;[7] d. 8 May 1872, Upton, MA, aged 27 years 9 months 12 days, of cerebrospinal meningitis,[8] unmarried.
iii. Eli Harrison Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1847, Upton, MA;[9] m.(1) Elvira Jennie Stowe; m.(2) Mary Louise (Fiske) Oliver.
iv. Clara Clementina Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1850; m. 8 May 1868, Upton, MA, Edward Arth Neale/O'Neil, b. ca. 1847, Boston, MA, son of Arthur & Julia (Longford) O'Neil.[10] Children:
a. Nellie J. Neale/O'Neil, b. Feb 1870; went west.
v. Ella Maria Whitney or "Ellen M.", b. 7 Mar 1852, Upton, MA;[11] "Ellen M." d. 18 Jun 1852, Upton, MA, of fits.[12]
vi. John Franklin Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1854; m. Matilda F. Pendleton.

Census

117 164 William F. Whitney 36 M - Bootmaker $700 Mass. Harriet M. Whitney 33 F - Mass. Henry A. Whitney 9 M - Mass. Attended school Sarah R. Whitney 6 F - Mass. Attended school Eli H. Whitney 3 M - Mass. Clarissa M. Whitney 5/12 F - Mass. John McKensy 16 M - Bootmaker Mass.

195 233 William F. Whitney 39 M - Boot Maker Mass. Harriet N. Whitney 37 F - " Henry A. Whitney 13 M - " Sarah R. Whitney 10 F - " Eli H. Whitney 7 M - " Clarrisa Whitney 6 F - " Samuel Whitney 7m M - "

896 1289 Wm. F. Whitney 46 M - Farmer $2550 $200 Mass. Harriet N. " 34 F - " Henry A. " 19 M - Farmer " Attended school Eli H. " 13 M - " Attended school Chas. C. " 10 M - " Attended school John H. " 5 M - " Attended school

905 1300 Seth D. Chapin 34 M - Farmer $2500 $500 N.H. Rowena " 27 F - Mass. Andrew J. Jones 18 M - Farm laborer " Attended school Sarah R. Whitney 15 F - " Attended school 1301 Moses Whitney 73 M - Farmer " Sarah " 67 F - "

101 141 William F. Whitney 50 M W Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Harriet M. Whitney 48 F " " " Housekeeper - - - - - Henry A. Whitney 23 M " " S Soldier - - 1 1 - Sarah R. Whitney 19 F " " " Housekeeper - - - - - Eli H. Whitney 17 M " " " Farmer - - - - - Clara C. Whitney 16 F " " " Housekeeper - - - - - John F. Whitney 10 M " " - - - - - -

283 374 Whitney, William F. 55 M W Farmer $2000 $815 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet N. 52 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Sarah R. 26 F W Works for Straw Factory Mass. -----, John F. 15 M W No Occupation Mass.

William F. WHITNEY 65 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Harriet N. WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA John F. WHITNEY 25 Son M M W MA Farmer MA MA Mary J. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA Nelly J. O'NEALE 10 Dau F S W IL At Home MA MA

References

1.^  "William Flanagan [Whitney], s. Moses and Susanna, [born] Jan. [or June] 17, 1815," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 790.

3.^  "William F. [Whitney] and Harriet N. Morse, int. Feb. 14, 1841," according to Upton Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 666.

5.^  "Henry A. [Whitney], s. William F. and Harriet, [born] July 24, 1841," according to Upton 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 204, page 278.

7.^  "Sarah R. [Whitney], d. William F. and Harriet, [born] July 26, 1844," according to Upton Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 373.

9.^  "Eli H. [Whitney], s. William F. and Harriet, [born] Oct. 28, 1847," according to Upton Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 210, page 283.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 65, page 217.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 68, page 155.


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