Family:Whitney, William Michael (1820-1896)

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William Michael7 Whitney (Michael6, Elisha5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Michael6 and Nancy (Leech) Whitney,[1] was born 12 Jun 1820, Beverly, MA,[2], and died 1896, Beverly, MA.[3]

He married, 5 May 1846, Beverly, MA, Ann Augusta Nourse,[4] daughter of Stephen and Martha W. (Prince) Nourse.[5] She was born 30 Sep 1824, Beverly, MA,[6] and died 1905, Salem, MA.[7]

Children of William Michael7 and Ann Augusta (Nourse) Whitney:

i. Alice Farley8 Whitney, b. -- Feb 1847, Beverly, MA.[8]
ii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1849, Beverly, MA;[9] m. 29 Dec 1880, Beverly, MA, George7 Whitney, q.v.
iii. Martha Prince Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1851, Beverly, MA;[10] m. 25 Aug 1887, Beverly, MA, John Endicott Peabody.[11]
iv. William S. Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1853, Beverly, MA [given name omitted];[12] "of Fall River" m. 28 Jun 1883, Fall River, MA, Lizzie G. Haines, "of Biddeford",[13] b. ca. 1854, Biddeford, ME, dau. of William P. and Harriet F. (-----) Haines.[14]
a. Lawrence H.9 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1884, Fall River, MA.[15]
b. Mary G. Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1889, Fall River, MA.[16]
v. Farley Whitney, b. ca. 21 Nov 1861, Calcutta, India; d. 7 Mar 1864, Beverly, MA, aged 2 years 3 months 16 days, of scarlatina.[17]

Census

705 932 Martha K. Nourse 50 F - $2500 Mass. Ellin L. Nourse 18 F - " Stephen M. " 17 M - " Attended school William M. Whitney 30 M - Merchant " Ann A. " 25 F - " Charles Haddock 26 M - N.H. William E. Phillips 26 M - Teacher Mass. Edward Perkins 26 M - Teacher " Alice F. Whitney 3 F - " Elizabeth " 3/12 F - " Hannah Coby 50 F - " Margaret Megartey 17 F - Ireland Ann Philagan 18 F - "

834 1313 William Whitney 35 M - Shipmaster Mass. Ann A. Whitney 30 F - Mass. Alice F. Whitney 8 F - Mass. Elisabeth Whitney 5 F - Mass. Martha P. Whitney 4 F - Mass. William L. Whitney 1 M - Mass. Elisabeth Finnegan 24 F - Ireland

902 1254 Martha Nourse 55 F - $3000 $3000 Maine Ellen " 25 F - Mass. Allice T. Whitney 15 F - " Elizabeth " 10 F - " Martha P. " 9 F - " Joanna Callan 20 F - Servant Ireland Margaret Moore 16 F - " " . . . 934 1312 Wm. M. Whitney 40 M - Merchant $3500 $6000 Mass. Ann A. " 38 F - " Willie " 6 M - "

564 771 William M. Whitney 45 M - Mass. M Merchant - - 1 1 - Anna A. Whitney 40 F - " M - - - - - Alice Whitney 18 F - " S - - - - - Elizabeth Whitney 15 F - " S - - - - - Martha Whitney 14 F - " S - - - - - William Whitney 11 M - Mass. S - - - - - Catharine Odonnell 33 F - Ireland S - - - - - Abby Sullivan 20 F - " S - - - - - Patrick Gurnevau 22 M - Mass. S Hostler - - 1 1 -

489 713 Whitney, Wm. M. 50 M W Merchant $15000 $150000 Mass. Male Citizen over 21 " Ann A. 44 F W Keeping house " " Alice F. 22 F W At Home " " Eliz'th 20 F W At Home " " Martha P. 18 F W At Home " " William S. 16 M W Attending School " Attended school O'Donald Cathr'e 36 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born cannot write " Rosana 14 F W Domestic Servant " Parents foreign born Bradley Eunice 19 F W Domestic Servant " Parents foreign born Connors Margaret 30 F W Domestic Servant " Parents foreign born Dunnivan David 18 M W Domestic Servant Mass. Parents foreign born

342 547 Whitney, William M. W M 60 m Merchant Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -------, Ann A. W F 55 Wife m Keeping House Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -------, Alice F. W F 33 Dau s At Home Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -------, Lizzie W F 30 Dau s At Home Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -------, Martha P. W F 28 Dau s At Home Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Giless, Mary S. W F 34 Other w Domestic Servant Ireland Ireland Ireland Giless, Mary W F 11 Other s At School Ireland Ireland Ireland Dwyer, Joanna W F 22 Other s Servant Wales Wales Wales Nolan, Mary W F 30 Other s Servant Ireland Ireland Ireland

  • 1880, son William not found.
  • 1900, widow not found in Massachusetts.

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth and marriage records.

2.^  "William Michael [Whitney], s. Michael and Nancy, [born] June 12, 1820," according to Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1906).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 463, page 413.

4.^  "William M[ichael, int.] [Whitney], a. 25y., merchant, s. Michael and Nancy, and Ann Augusta Nourse, a. 21y., d. Stephen and Martha W., [[married] May 5, 1846," according to Beverly Vital Records.

5.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 463, page 413.

6.^  "Ann Augusta [Nourse], d. Stephen and Martha, [born] Sept. 30, 1824," according to Beverly Vital Records.

7.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 1905/80 (death), page 514.

8.^  "Alice Farley, d. William M. and Ann Augusta, Feb. __, 1847," according to Beverly Vital Records. Also, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 22, page 120.

9.^  "_____, d. William M., mariner, and Ann Augusta, Nov. 1, 1849," according toBeverly Vital Records. Also, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 34, page 227.

10.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 51, page 139.

11.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 379, page 219.

12.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 72, page 155.

13.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 343, page 119.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 343, page 119.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 349, page 142.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 394, page 124.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 161.


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