Family:Whitney, Zimri (1795-1870)

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Zimri7 Whitney (Reuben6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Reuben6 and Lucy (Fairbank) Whitney, was born 29 May 1795, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 19 Sep 1870, Harvard, MA, aged 75 years 3 months 26 days, of paralysis.[2]

He married firstly, before 1835, probably Boston, MA, Martha A. -----. She is known only from the death record of her son George.

Intentions of marriage were published 15 Mar 1840, Harvard, MA, for him and Adaline Conant "of Littleton".[3] He "of Harvard" married secondly, 14 May 1840, Littleton, MA, "Mrs." Adaline (Patch) Conant "of Littleton",[4] daughter of John and Abigail (Trowbridge) Patch. She was born about 21 Dec 1815, Littleton, MA, and died 11 Jan 1893, Harvard, MA, aged 77 years 20 days, of pneumonia.[5] She had married firstly, 3 Jul 1834, Littleton, MA, Simon T. Conant, who died 24 Sep 1835, Acton, MA, aged 27 years.

Children of Zimri7 and Martha A. (-----) Whitney:

i. George B.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1835, Boston, MA; d. 22 Jul 1851, Harvard, MA, aged 16 years, farmer, of consumption.[6]

Children of Zimri7 and Adeline (Patch)(Conant) Whitney:

i. Adaline P.8 Whitney, b. ca. 31 Mar 1841, MA; d. 13 Aug 1859, Harvard, MA, aged 17 years 4 months 13 days, of scrofula.[7]
ii. Reuben F. Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1843, Harvard, MA;[8] d. 11 Dec 1845, Harvard, MA, aged 2 years 3 months.[9]

Census

127 151 Simri Whitney 55 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Adaline " 38 F - " George B. " 15 M - Farmer " Attended school Adaline P. " 8 F - " Attended school Isaac Wright 26 M - Farmer $800 "

25 36 Simri Whitney 60 M - Farmer Mass. Aoline Whitney 43 F - Mass. Adoline T. Whitney 13 F - Mass.

67 79 Simri Whitney 65 M - Farmer $2800 $700 Mass. Adeline " 47 F - "

39 49 Simri Whitney 70 M - Massachusetts M Bookbinder - - 1 1 - Adeline Whitney 52 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - -

249 278 Whitney, Simri 75 M W Farmer $1500 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Adeline 57 F W Keeping House Mass. Lakeman, Martha 46 F W Tailoress $1100 Mass.

Adeline WHITNEY 67 Self F W W MASS. Keeping House MASS. MASS.

References

1.^  "Simry [Whitney], s. of Reuben and Lucy, [born] May 29, 1795," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 231, page 270.

3.^  "Simri [Whitney] and Adaline Conant of Littleton, int. Mar. 15, 1840," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Zimri [Whitney] of Harvard and Mrs. Adeline Conant of Littleton, [married] May 14, 1840, by Rev. W. H. White," according to Records of Littleton, Massachusetts, Printed by Order of the Town. First Installment: Births and Deaths from the Earliest Records in the Town Books, Begun in 1715 (Littleton, MA: Town of Littleton, 1900), p. 265.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 581.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 135.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 131, page 117 and 1860 Mortality Schedule.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 5, page 196.

9.^  "Reuben F. [Whitney], s. of Zimri and -----, [died] Dec. 11, 1845, a. 2 y. 3 m. Scarlet fever," according to Harvard 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 21, page 140.


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