Family:Whitney, William Henry (1853-1933)

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William Henry8 Whitney (Charles A.7, John6, Timothy5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Charles A.7 and Sarah R. (Ainsworth) Whitney, was born 21 Nov 1853, Westborough [or Northborough or Shrewsbury], MA, and died 15 Jun 1933, Fitchburg, MA. He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA.[1]

He married, 10 Apr 1880, Fitchburg, MA, Iola Winifred Hicks, daughter of William H. and Sarah A. (Butts) Hicks.[2] She was born 26 Apr 1858, New Bedford, MA, and died 13 Oct 1920, Fitchburg, MA. She was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA.[3]

He was a railroad brakeman.

Children of William Henry8 and Iola Winifred (Hicks) Whitney:

i. Arthur Ellison9 Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1881, Fitchburg, MA;[4] d. 18 Jun 1881, Fitchburg, MA, aged 3 days, of infantile debility.[5]
ii. Bertha Estella Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1884, Fitchburg, MA;[6] m. 9 Oct 1902, Fitchburg, MA, Lee H. Gray, b. ca. 1879, Canada, son of William and Katherine (Ellsworth) Gray.[7]
iii. Ernest Winfred Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1885, Fitchburg, MA;[8] m. 26 Oct 1905, Fitchburg, MA, Nellie Elizabeth Wood, b. ca. 1887, Boston, MA, dau. of Albert T. and Ella (Smith) Wood.[9] Children:
a. Harry Waldo Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1906, Fitchburg, MA.[10]
b. Lloyd Ernest Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1909, Fitchburg, MA.[11]
iv. Grace Frances Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1887, Fitchburg, MA;[12] m. 11 Jul 1906, Fitchburg, MA, Henry Allen Benedict, b. ca. 1884, Belmont, NS, son of John and Jennie (Card) Benedict.[13]
v. Lester Holbrook Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1890, Fitchburg, MA;[14] d. 4 Oct 1975, Fitchburg, MA; bur. Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA;[15] m. Hazel Mabel Adams, b. 10 Oct 1895, Fitzwilliam, NH, d. 3 Sep 1976, Fitchburg, MA, dau. of Walter F. and Mabel A. (Williams) Adams; bur. Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA.[16]
vi. Carl Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1892, Fitchburg, MA.[17]

Census

William H. WHITNEY 27 Self M M W MA Brakeman MA VT Iola WHITNEY 22 Wife F M W MA House Wife MA MA Sarah WHITNEY 56 Moth F W W VT Dress Maker NH NH

300 1358 Whitney, Wm. H. Head W M Dec 1856 42 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Machinist, Rents house 1359 -----, Iola W. Wife W F Apr 1859 41 mar 20 5ch 5liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 1360 -----, Bertha S. Dau W F Apr 1884 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Paper box maker 1361 -----, Ernest W. Son W M Dec 1885 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school 1362 -----, Grace F. Dau W F Oct 1887 12 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school 1363 -----, Lester H. Son W M Sep 1890 9 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school 1364 -----, Carl Son W M Dec 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #151500661, William Henry Whitney.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 318, page 249; also volume 316, page 120.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #116421333, Iola Winifred Hicks Whitney.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 324, page 286.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 330, page 355.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 351, page 305.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 526, page 279.

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

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 556, page 304.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 560, page 310, and volume 64, page 260 (amended).

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 584, page 315.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 378, page 326.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 564, page 309.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 405, page 360.

15.^  FindAGrave Memorial #140736421, Lester Holbrook Whitney.

16.^  FindAGrave Memorial #140736434, Hazel Mabel Adams Whitney.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 423, page 445.


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