Family:Whitney, William Henry (1840-1913)

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William Henry8 Whitney (Isaac7, Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Isaac7 and Marcia J. (Barclay) Whitney, was born 18 Sep 1840, Stow, MA,[1] and died 14 Jul 1913, Concord, MA, of cerebral hemorrhage. He was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.[2]

He married, 7 Jan 1872, Boston, MA, or Stow, MA, Josephine Swain Osgood, daughter of John T. and Laura J. (-----) Osgood.[3] She was born 7 Jun 1850, Meredith or Laconia, NH.

He was born in Stow on the farm purchased by his father, Isaac, where he is now residing, and where he has always lived with the exception of two years, when he was in Delaware and following the sea; resided Stow, MA.

Children of William Henry8 and Josephine Swain (Osgood) Whitney:

i. William Everett9 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1873, Stow, MA;[4] d. 1928; buried Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.[5]
ii. Laura Josephine Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1874, Stow, MA;[6] m. 20 Sep 1905, Boston, MA (recorded in Concord and Stow, MA), Robert T. Searles, b. ca. 1878, New Gloucester, ME, son of Albert and Martha (Thompson) Searles.[7]
iii. Eugene Henry Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1876, Stow, MA;[8] m. Bertha Catherine Taylor.
iv. Elsie Jane Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1880, Stow, MA;[9] d. 15 Mar 1969; buried Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.[10]
v. Alice Ruth Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1881, Stow, MA;[11] d. 1923; buried Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.[12] Child:
a. Ruth 10 Whitney, b. ca. 31 May 1904, Boston, MA; 26 Jun 1904, Boston, MA, aged 27 days, of infantile atrophy;[13] illegitimate, paternity unknown.
vi. Florence Swain Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1884, Stow, MA;[14] d. 8 May 1891 of diptheria; buried Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.[15]

Census

220 271 Whitney, Wm. H. 29 M W Farmer $3600 $3700 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Marcia M. 50 F W Housekeeper $6000 N.H. -----, Mary J. 15 F W At Home Mass. Attended school -----, Helen J. 14 F W At Home Mass. Attended school -----, Clara M. 4 F W At Home Mass. Camber, Geo. W. 22 M W Work on Farm Md. Male citizen over 21 Clapp, Delia A. 32 F W Domestic Servant Mass. Hale, Mercy 80 F W No Occupation Mass.

Wm H. WHITNEY 39 Self M M W MA Farmer MA NH Josephine S. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH William E. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MA At School MA NH Laura J. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MA At School MA NH Eugene H. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MA MA NH Elsie J. WHITNEY 2M Dau F S W MA MA NH

147 150 Whitney, William H. Head W M Sep 1840 59 mar 28 Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Josephine S. Wife W F Jun 1850 49 mar 28 6ch 5liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Laura J. Dau W F Mar 1874 26 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Eugene H. Son W M Sep 1876 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Elsie J. Dau W F Mar 1880 20 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Alice R. Dau W F Aug 1881 18 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Golding, William Brdr W M Oct 1860 39 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Farm laborer, Immig. 1900, Al.

  • 1910, Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "William Henry [Whitney], s. Isaac, farmer, and Marcia J. [Jane, P.R.12], [born] Sept. 18, 1840," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  Gravestone, Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA and death certificate; Town of Stow 1913.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 246, page 15, and volume 245, page 303.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 251, page 298.

5.^  Gravestone, Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 260, page 218.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 555, pages 449 and 719.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 289, page 196.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 323, page 218.

10.^  Gravestone, Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 323, page 218.

12.^  Gravestone, Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/15, page 197.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 350, page 234

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 349.


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