Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1802-1887)

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Hon. Benjamin7 Whitney (Benjamin6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Benjamin6 and Nancy (Fuller) Whitney, was born 25 May 1802, Marlborough, NH,[1] and died 19 Jul 1887.

He "Jr." "of Marlborough, N.H." married, 10 Oct 1826, Elmira Stimpson,[2] of Ashburnham, MA. She was born 4 Dec 1802, and died 12 May 1865.

He married secondly, 8 Nov 1865, Marlborough, NH, Lydia K. Woodward.[3] She was born about 1803, MA, and died between 1870 and 1880.

He was a school teacher in his younger days, was representative six years and selectman for eight years, and was justice of the peace for many years. He resided Marlborough and Littleton, NH.

Children of Benjamin7 and Elmira (Stimpson) Whitney:

i. Jared Irving8 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1833, Marlborough, NH;[4] m. Sarah J. Kidder.
ii. Elmira Frances Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1836, Marlborough, NH;[5] m. 18 Nov 1856, Charles Duane Tarbell, b. 20 Jun 1832, Rindge, NH; resided Southern Pines, NC. He was b. 20 Jul 1832. Children:
a. Frank Leslie Tarbell, b. 20 Mar 1859, Marlborough, NH, d. 7 Feb 1867, South Keene, NH.
b. Mary Edith Tarbell, b. 17 Mar 1861, Marlborough, NH, m. 24 May 1883, Fred E. Goodall, Spokane, WA.
c. Anne Mabel Tarbell, b. 14 Sep 1869, Bellows Falls, VT, m., 8 Aug 1888, Weirs, NH Henry Ashley Jackman; address Willowdale, NH.
d. Flora Elmira Tarbell, b. 6 Mar 1871, Littleton, NH, resided Southern Pines, NC.
iii. George Edward Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1843, Marlborough, NH;[6] d. 12 Mar 1861.


40 43 Benjamin Whitney Jr. 48 M - Farmer $2200 N.H. Elmira S. " 47 F - Mass. Jared J. " 15 M - Laborer N.H. Attended school Elmira F. " 14 F - " Attended school George E. " 6 M - " Attended school

422 460 Benj. Whitney 58 M - Farmer $4500 $1000 N.H. Elmira S. 57 F - Mass. George E. 16 M - Laborer N.H. Attended school Jared J. 26 M - Laborer $700 " Sarah J. 27 F - Mass. 461 Chas. D. Tarbell 22 M - Mechanic $1200 $500 N.H. Elmira F. 24 F - " Frank L. 1 F - " Abel J. Burpee 36 M - Laborer Mass.

46 45 Whitney, Benjamin 68 M W Farmer $2000 $600 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia K. 67 F W Keeping House $600 -- Massachusetts Farrar, Sarah L. 11 F W Boarder $1100 N.H.

Charles D TARBELL 47 Self M M W NEW HAMPSHIRE Lumber Manufacturer N.H. VT Elmira F. TARBELL 44 Wife F M W NEW HAMPSHIRE Keeps House N H MASS Mary E. TARBELL 19 Dau F S W NEW HAMPSHIRE At Home N.H. N.H. Annie M. TARBELL 11 Dau F S W VERMONT Attends School N.H. N.H. Flora E. TARBELL 9 Dau F S W NEW HAMPSHIRE Attends School N.H. N.H. Benjamin WHITNEY 78 FatL M W W NEW HAMPSHIRE At Home MASS MASS Seth H. LITTLEFIELD 33 Oth M M W NEW YORK Mercantile N.H. MASS Annie L. LITTLEFIELD 44 Oth F M W MASSACHUSETTS Milliner MASS MASS Ella J. WHITING 30 Oth F S W NEW HAMPSHIRE Sales Women'S Dry Goods --- N H Sarah J. WEIR 28 Oth F S W CANADA E Housework IRELAND CANADA Myron H. RICHARDSON 22 Oth M S W NEW HAMPSHIRE Clerk In Store N.H. N.H. Amanda HAMMAND 34 Oth F S W NEW YORK Works In Glove Shop N Y N Y Carrie D. HAMMOND 20 Oth F S W NEW YORK Works In Glove Shop N Y N Y


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

2.^  "Benjamin [Whitney] Jr. of Marlborough, N.H., and Elmira Stimson, [married] Oct. 10, 1826," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

3.^  "Benjamin Whitny (b. 1802, Marlborough, NH, s. of Benjamin) & Lydia K. Woodward, m. 8 Nov 1865 Marlborough, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

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

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

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