Family:Whitney, William Wheeler (1811-a1880)

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William Wheeler8 Whitney (Nathan7, Timothy6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Sina (Wheeler) Whitney, was born 12 Mar 1811, Athol, MA,[1], and died 6 Sep 1887, Peru, VT, aged 76 years 6 months 23 days, of paralysis.[2]

He married, before 1837, Persis H. Hapgood, daughter of Josiah and Elizabeth (Maynard) Hapgood. She was born about 12 Jul 1811, Peru, VT, and died 16 Feb 1877, Peru, VT, aged 65 years 6 months 23 days, of tumors.[3]

Children of William Wheeler8 and Persis H. (Hapgood) Whitney:

i. Charles William9 Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1837, Peru, VT; m. Matilda Mehitablee Baker.
ii. Louisa Lavina Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1839, VT; d. 21 Dec 1893, Peru, VT, aged 54 years 9 months 1 day, of tumors;[4] unmarried.
iii. Josiah Hapgood Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1843, Peru, VT; m. Mary Jane Walker.

Census

572 587 William Whitney 39 M - Mechanic $150 Mass. Persis 39 F - Vt. Charles 13 M - " Attended school Levisa 11 F - " Attended school Jonah 7 M - " Attended school

1619 1653 Wm. W. Whitney 49 M - Carpenter & Joiner $600 $150 Mass. Persis 49 F - Wife Vermont Josiah H. 17 M - " Loesa L. 21 F - "

103 94 Whitney, William 59 M W Farmer $1500 $550 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Persis H. 59 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Charles W. 33 M W Carpenter & Joiner $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Matilda M. 26 F W No Employment Vermont -----, Nathan E. 3 M W At Home Vermont -----, Alon S. 1 M W At Home Vermont -----, Louisa L. 31 F W No Employment Vermont

William WHITNEY 70 Self M W W MA Farmer MA MA Louisa WHITNEY 41 Dau F S W VT Keeping House MA VT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "William Wheeler [Whitney], s. Nathan and Sina, [born] March 12, 1811," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.


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