Family:Whitney, Auren Joseph (1853-1922)
Auren Joseph8 Whitney (Joshua Avery8, Joseph7, Joshua6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Joshua Avery8 and Mehitable C. (Gibbs) Whitney, was born 23 Feb 1853, Gardner, MA "Joseph Orrin", and died 1922. He was buried in Needham Cemetery, Needham, MA.
He married, 25 Dec 1884, Ashby, MA, Mary C. Wellington, dau. of Liberty & Caroline (Hurd) Wellington. She was born 10 Jun 1853, Ashby, MA, and died 1936. She was buried in Needham Cemetery, Needham, MA.
He resided Franklin, NJ, and Needham, MA.
Children of Auren Joseph8 and Mary C. (Wellington) Whitney:
i. Grace10 Whitney, b. 21 May 1886, Ashby, MA; d. 21 May 1886, Ashby, MA, aged 1 day; bur. Ashby, MA; monument in Needham Cemetery, Needham, MA. ii. Francis Wellington Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1890, Franklin, NJ; d. 18 Oct 1918; 2nd Lieutenant, 131st Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Division; bur. Plot D, Row 20, Grave 35, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France; monument in Needham Cemetery, Needham, MA; m. 22 Aug 1917, Needham, MA, Janette Inez (Fox) Jacobs.
- 1880: not found.
- 1900, Needham, Norfolk Co., MA:
327 340 Whitney, Auren J. Head W M Feb 1853 47 mar 15 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mary C. Wife W F Jun 1853 46 mar 15 2ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Mew Hampshire -----, Francis W. Son W M Oct 1890 9 sgl New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Erricson, Mary Brdr W F Jul 1877 23 sgl Finland Finland Finland Servant McDonald, John A. Brdr W M Dec 1869 30 sgl Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Farm laborer
- 1910, Needham, Norfolk Co., MA.
- 1920, Needham, Norfolk Co., MA.
- Census records.
3.^ "Auren J. [Whitney], a. 31y., teacher, of Gardner, s. Joshua and Mehitable C., and Mary C. Wellington, a. 31y., teacher, d. Liberty and Caroline, [married] Dec. 25, 1884," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 354, page 291.
5.^ "Grace [Whitney], d. Auren J., and Mary C., teacher, [born] May 21, 1886," according to Ashby 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 368, page 52.