Family:Whitney, William M. (1824-1874)

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William M. Whitney (John), son of John and Jane (Gilson) Whitney, was born about 1 Jun 1824, Chester, VT, or Lowell, MA, and died 27 Jun 1874, Great Barrington, MA, aged 50 years 26 days, of peritonitis.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 19 Dec 1843, Lowell, MA, for him and Ann M. Carrigin "both of Lowell".[2] He married firstly, Ann Maria Carrigan, daughter of John and Catherine (-----) Carrigan. She was born about 1820, Ireland, and died 19 Oct 1857, Lowell, MA, aged 44 years, of paralysis.[3]

He married secondly, 2 Feb 1861, Lowell, MA, Mary A. (McCauley) Wells, daughter of Peter and Mary A. McCauley.[4] She was born about 1831, Ireland, and died after 1874.

Children of William and Ann Maria (Carrigan) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Charles F. Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1845, Lowell, MA,[5] or 4 Feb 1846, Lowell, MA [given name ommitted];[6] d. after 1860.
ii. Henrietta S. Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1848, Lowell, MA;[7] "Henrietta K." d. 8 Sep 1855, Lowell, MA, aged 7 years 7 months 18 days, of typhoid fever.[8]
iii. George W. Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1851, Lowell, MA;[9] d. 8 Jul 1853, Lowell, MA, aged 2 years 3 months 8 days, of whooping cough.[10]
iv. Mary M. Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1854, Lowell, MA [given name omitted];[11] d. 2 Sep 1855, Lowell, MA, aged 8 months 22 days, of teething.[12]
v. Ann M. Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1856, Lowell, MA [given name omitted];[13] d. 18 Apr 1860, Lowell, MA, aged 3 years 3 months 20 days, of consumption.[14]

Children of William M. and Mary A. (McCauley)(Wells) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

2741 3493 John Whitney 52 M - Manufacturer $3000 Mass. Norman Whitney 21 " - Operative N.H. Jane Whitney 53 F - Mass. Mary J. Whitney 18 " - " Martha A. Whitney 16 " - " George B. Whitney 6 M - " Attended school John L. Whitney 24 " - Painter N.H. Sarah L. Whitney 23 F - " Daniel Dix 23 M - Operative Mass. Mary Prescott 75 F - " 3494 William Whitney 25 M - " Vt. Ann M. Whitney 30 F - Ireland Charles F. Whitney 5 M - Mass. Attended school Henrietta N. Whitney 3 F - " Julia Rose 27 " - Ireland Elizabeth Carrigan 25 " - " Maria Hines 23 " - "

1 1 Wm. M. Whitney 30-39 M - Overseer Vt. Ann Whitney 30-39 F - Ireland Charles F. Whitney 5-9 M - Mass. Henrietta Whitney 5-9 F - " Infant Whitney 0-4 M - " Julia Carrigan 20-29 F - Ireland Mary Cook 10-14 F - "

2010 2711 Thomas Mencha 36 M - Laborer $20 Ireland Mary " 24 F - Wife " Lizzie " 1 " - Mass. 2712 William Pullen 50 M - Saw Filer $300 Me. Rebecca " 46 F - Wife " Loraine " 28 " - Spinster " Weston " 26 M - Meat Market $500 " Diana " 23 F - Seamstress " Cyrus " 17 M - Clerk " (twins) Mary " 15 F - " Martha " 15 F - " 2713 John Whitney 61 M - Mill hand $3000 $1000 Mass. Jane " 63 F - Wife " William M. " 36 M - Mill hand " George B. " 15 " - " Attended school Charles F. " 13 " - " Attended school Lizzie J. " 7 F - " Attended school

46 50 William M. Whitney 40 M - Vermont M Manufacturer - - 1 1 - Mary A. Whitney 31 F - Ireland M Housekeeper - - - - - Charles F. Whitney 19 M - Massachusetts S Soldier - - - - - Charles W. Whitney 12 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Edward P. Holmes 23 M - New Hampshire S Machinist - - 1 1 - George G. Hanaford 44 M - New Hampshire S Machinist - - 1 1 - John P. Lovejoy 45 M - New Hampshire M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Gertrude Lovejoy 13 F - Maine S - - - - - Clara Hanaford 18 F - Massachusetts S None - - - - - Goncelo Leighton 24 M - Maine S Soldier - - 1 1 -

166 180 Whitney, Wm. M. 46 M W Works in Cotton M. $600 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 34 F W Keeping house N. York

  • 1880, widow Mary not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 265, page 37.

2.^  "W[illia]m M. [Whitney], and Ann M. Carrigin, both of L., int. Dec. 19, 1843," according to Vital Records of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1930).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 112, page 130.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 145, page 94.

5.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. W[illia]m M., manufacturer, and Ann Maria, [born] Feb. 4, 1845," according to Lowell 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 17, page 54.

7.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. W[illia]m M., card grinder, and Ann, [born] Jan. 21, 1848," according to Lowell 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 94, page 82.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 52, page 110.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 76, page 84.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 82, page 112.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 94, page 82.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 97, page 168.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 139, page 114.


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