Family:Whitney, William H. (1844-1913)

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William H.8 Whitney (James Jefferson7, James6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of James Jefferson7 and Emma Bethiah (Follett) Whitney, was born 17 Jul 1844, Fitchburg, MA,[1], and died 28 Dec 1913, Leominster, MA, aged 71 years 5 months 11 days, of cirrhosis of the liver.[2]

He married firstly, before 1870, Lizzie Edna Follansbee, daughter of John and Hannah H. (-----) Follansbee. She was born about 7 Dec 1849, Providence, RI, and died 14 Aug 1880, Fitchburg, MA, aged 30 years 8 months 7 days, of epilepsy.[3]

He married secondly, 2 Feb 1882, Fitchburg, MA, Henrietta E. Heald, daughter of William H. and Elizabeth C. (Manning) Heald. She was born 31 Dec 1861, Templeton, MA, and died after 1913.

Children of William H.8 and Lizzie Edna (Follansbee) Whitney:

i. Minnie Channing9 Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1870, Fitchburg, MA;[4] d. Jan 1880, Fitchburg, MA, aged 9 years, of heart disease.[5]
ii. Edna Bertha Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1872, Fitchburg, MA;[6] m. 6 Oct 1891, Fitchburg, MA, Arthur W. White, b. ca. 1872, Needham, MA, son of Robert H. and Evelyn A. (Granger) White.[7]

Children of William H.8 and Henrietta E. (Heald) Whitney:

iii. Eva Elizabeth9 Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1885, Fitchburg, MA;[8] m. 10 Apr 1907, Leominster, MA [also recorded at Worcester, MA], Perley Horace Woodbury Wiggin, b. ca. 1884, Clinton, MA, son of Levi H. and Annie M. (Paine/Jewett) Wiggin.[9]
iv. Carl Herbert Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1889, Fitchburg, MA;[10] d. aft. 1910.
v. Minetta E. Whitney, "Minnie E." b. 3 Aug 1894, Worcester, MA;[11] d. aft. 1910.

Census

16 24 Babbit, Dennis 37 M W Butcher Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary C. 37 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Celia M. 7 F W At School Mass. Attended school -----, Frank O. 3 M W Mass. Herold, Henrietta 16 F W No Occupation Mass. 25 Ham, George W. 36 M W Blacksmith New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Emily E. 30 F W Keeping House Mass. Collins, Annie B. 3 F W Mass. 27 Whitney, William H. 26 M W Machinist Mass. Mar in Jul, Male citizen over 21 -----, Lizzie E. 20 F W Keeping House Rhode Island Mar in Jul -----, Emma B. 69 F W No Occupation Mass. 28 Cuthburt, James 28 M W Machinist $1000 -- Scotland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Roxia A. 30 F W Keeping House New York

258 324 Whitney, William W M 36 mar Machinist Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Edna W F 30 Wife mar Keeping House Rhode Island Mass. R.I. -------, B. Edna W F 8 Dau sgl At School Attended school Massachusetts Mass. R.I. -------, Emma W F 79 Moth wid Massachusetts Conn. Mass.

285 414 Whitney, William H. Head W M Jul 1844 55 mar 18 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Instrument maker, Rents house -----, Henrietta Wife W F Dec 1861 38 mar 18 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Bessie Dau W F Sep 1885 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Carl H. Son W M Sep 1889 10 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Minnie E. Dau W F Aug 1893 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

  • 1910, 430 Park Avenue, Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA: William H. Whitney, 64, 2nd mar. 28 yrs., b. MA; wife Henrietta E., 48, 1st mar. 28 yrs., MA; son Carl H., 20, single, b. MA; dau. Minetta, 15, single, b. MA.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "William H. [Whitney], s. James J. and Emma B., [born] July 17, 1844," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 178.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1913/57 (death), page 178.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 321, page 373.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 225, page 231.

5.^  1880 Mortality Schedule. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 321, page 370.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, page 247.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 417, page 391.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 363, page 309, and volume 360, page 307.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 572, pages 360 and 492.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 396, page 351.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 441, page 626.


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