Family:Whitney, William Story (1822-1853)

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Rev. William Story7 Whitney (Alexander6, Alexander5, Eleazer4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Alexander6 and Lydia (Foster) Whitney, was born 1 Nov 1822, Henniker[1] or New London, NH, and died 20 Dec 1853, Manchester, NH.

He married, 15 Dec 1849, Wilmot, NH, Mary B. Durgan,[2] daughter of probably Nathan and Matilda B. (Rollins) Durgin. She was born 26 Nov 1826, NH, and died after 1880. She married secondly, between 1860 and 1870, ----- Graves.

He was a licensed Methodist preacher at the time of his death. He resided Manchester, NH.

Children of William Story7 and Mary B. (Durgan) Whitney:

i. Mary Ellen8 Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1851; d. 30 Apr 1854.
ii. Emma Mirriam Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1853; unmarried; res Manchester, NH, at 282 Granite street.

Census

17 17 Ruel Whitcomb 27 M - Scythe Maker N.H. Samantha " 20 F - " William Whitney 27 M - Scythe Maker " Married in year Mary " 23 F - " Married in year

445 443 Nathan Durgin 60 M - Farm hand $50 " Matilda " 57 F - " Mary B. Whitney 33 F - $250 -- " Merriam E. Whitney 7 F - " Attended school

170 183 Graves, Mary 42 F W Keeping house $500 $100 N.H. Attended school Whitney, Emma 17 F W At home N.H.

Mary B. GRAVES 53 Self F D W NH Keeping House NH NH Emma M. WHITNEY 27 Dau F S W NH Works In Cotton Mill NH NH

319 326 Durgin, Nathaniel Head W M Apr 1838 62 mar 40 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Station agent, owns free house -----, Lucy Wife W F Mar 1837 63 mar 40 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Whitney, Emma Niec W F Jan 1870 30 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Teleph. operator

Emma was a niece since her mother Mary B. Durgin was a sister of Nathaniel Durgin above.

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "William S. Whitney (b. New London, NH) & Mary B. Durgin, m. 15 Dec 1849, Wilmot, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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