Family:Whitney, William Marcus (1834-1901)

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William Marcus7 Whitney (Charles Edwin6, Josiah5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Charles Edwin6 and Rosanna (Mather) Whitney, was born 25 Aug 1834, Darien, CT, was baptized 1 May 1835, Darien, CT, and died 18 Jan 1901, Darien, CT.[1]

He was a carpenter.

He married, 29 May 1867, Darien, CT, Mary Elizabeth Bates, by Rev. Frederick Alvord, pastor of the Congregational Church in Darien, daughter of George Seaman and Julia Ann (Wilmot) Bates. She was born Jun 1846, CT, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says:

. . . a carpenter . . . . He enlisted at Darien, 6 Sep 1862, as first-lieut. of Co. C, 28th Reg., Conn. Vol. Infantry; and was mustered out at New Haven, Conn., 28 Aug 1863.

Children of William Marcus7 and Mary E. (Bates) Whitney:

i. Mary Georgiana8 Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1870, Darien, CT; d. after 1920, then unmarried.
ii. Harold Seaman Whitney, b. 4 May 1885, Darien, CT; d. 28 Dec 1976, Prospect, CT; m. 1915, Grace W. -----.

Census

1615 1972 Chas. E. Whitney 53 M - Farmer $4500 $400 Conn. Roseanna " 51 F - " Wm. M. " 26 M - Carpenter " Horace " 24 M - Do " Chas. S. " 22 M - School Teacher " Walter S. " 20 M - " George A. " 18 M - " Sarah M. " 12 F - " Attended school

160 158 Whitney, Charles E. 63 M W Farmer $8000 $500 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Rosanna 61 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Sarah 22 F W At home Connecticut -----, William M. 36 M W House Carpenter Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 24 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Mary 3/12 F W At home Connecticut Born in Mar

William M. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W CT Carpenter CT NY Mary E. WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT CT Georgiana WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W CT At School CT CT

Whitney, William M. Head W M 62 mar -----, Mary E. Wife W F 53 mar -----, Georgianna Dau W F 30 sgl -----, Harold F. Son W M 15 sgl Wheeler, Helen F. XXXX W F 31

  • 1910, Darien, Fairfield Co., CT: Mary E. Whitney, 63; dau. Georgianna Whitney, 40; son Harold S. Whitney, 24.
  • 1920, Darien, Fairfield Co., CT: Mary E Whitney, 70; dau. Georgiana Whitney, 45.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #11920250, Lieut. William Marcus Whitney.


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