Family:Whitney, Carlos (1831-1884)

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Carlos7 Whitney (Aaron6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Aaron6 and Betsey (Parker) Whitney, was born 5 May 1831, Tunbridge, VT ("Cowlas"),[1] and died 8 Nov 1884, West Fairlee, VT.

He married, 28 Dec 1857, Helen M. Corwin, daughter of John and Clarissa (Thompson) Corwin. She was born 18 Jul 1837, Tunbridge, VT, and died 21 Jan 1901, Somerville, MA, aged 63 years 6 months 7 days, of La Grippe and bronchitis.[2]

He was born on Whitney Hill, Tunbridge, where his father settled in the wilderness. In 1868 he moved to West Fairlee and engaged in the provision business, and there he died. He resided West Fairlee, Vermont.

Children of Carlos7 and Helen M. (Corwin) Whitney:

i. Harlie Aaron8 Whitney, b. 5 May 1859, Tunbridge, VT;[3] m. Lizzie F. Marston.
ii. Carrie Amanda Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1862, Tunbridge, VT;[4] resided West Fairlee, VT. She was educated at the public schools in West Fairlee and the Thetford academy. Later she went to the Vermont Methodist seminary, at Montpelier, where she spent three years, and afterwards to Boston, to study music. A fall at school prevented the work which she had hoped to accomplish.
iii. Elmer Frank Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1865, Tunbridge, VT;[5] d. 9 Apr 1881.


2334 2502 Carlos Whitney 29 M - Farmer $3500 $1000 Vermont Helen M. " 23 F - " Harvey A. " 1 M - " Betsey " 64 F - Mass. Ellen " 23 F - Vermont Horace L. " 15 M - " Attended school

Betsey is his mother, and Ellen his sister. Horace is the son of Henry, son of his uncle Abel Whitney.

119 131 Whitney, Carlow 39 M W Butcher $3000 $4600 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Hellen N. 30 F W Keep house " " Harly A. 11 M W " Attended school " Carry A. 7 F W " Attended school " Elmer F. 4 M W " Burnham, Nettie 24 F W D. Servant " Hawkins, Jams. 30 M W Work in Copper Mines Eng. Parents foreign born James, William 45 M W " " " " " Parents foreign born, Illiterate " William F. 18 M W " " " " " Parents foreign born 132 Bliss, Willis W. 24 M W Butcher Vt. Male citizen over 21 ... 133 Burnham, Carleton O. 35 M W Work in Peat Bed Vt. Male citizen over 21 ...

Carlos WHITNEY 49 Self M M W VT Provision Dealer MA MA Hellen WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Harlie WHITNEY 21 Son M S W VT C. In Prov. Store VT VT Carrie WHITNEY 17 Dau F W VT At Home VT VT Elmer WHITNEY 14 Son M W VT At Home VT VT Ira HOUGHTON 22 Oth M S W VT Miner VT VT

226 228 Austin, Nathaniel H. Head W M Aug 1827 72 mar 46 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mahala T. Wife W F Sep 1835 64 mar 46 4ch 2liv Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Frank J. Son W M Dec 1873 26 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer Whitney, Helen M. SiL W F Jul 1837 62 wid 3ch 2liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Grant, D. Charlie Srvt W M Sep 1878 21 sgl Vermont Vermont New Hampshire Farm laborer

252 346 Whitney, Harley A. Head W M May 1859 41 mar 20 Vermont Vermont Vermont Ta[??]rman provsion, Rents house -----, Lizzie F. Wife W F Jan 1860 40 mar 20 2ch 2liv Vermont Vermont New York -----, Lena H. Dau W F Aug 1881 18 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Carl H. Son W M Mar 1883 17 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school Coombs, Mabel Srvt W F Mar 1877 23 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Servant

1900, , p. 5A/5: 91 124 Harris, Abbie L. Head W F Jul 1852 48 wid 3ch 1liv Vermont Canada Eng. New Hampshire Boarding House, Owns mortgaged house Coleman, William J. Room W M Feb 1874 26 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Nova Scotia Sumner, Mary H. Brdr W F Jan 1849 51 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Head milliner, Rents house -----, Grace Brdr W F Jul 1876 23 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Massachusetts Saleslady millinery Conant, Hubert F. Room W M Oct 1878 21 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk engineer Solomon, George Room W M Dec 1878 21 sgl New Hampshire New York Ireland Cigar maker Chase, Maurice E. Room W M Feb 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York Insurance agent Thorpe, ----- Room W M unknown N.N.S. unknown unknown Contractor Ford, Ellen M. Room W F Mar 1868 32 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Linotype operator, Immig. 1873 Whitney, Carrie A. Room W F Sep 1862 37 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Commercial caterer Benjamin, Willis Watr B M --- 1874 26 sgl Florida unknown unknown Painter Solomon, Margaret Cook W F --- 1853 47 wid 25 4ch 1liv New York unknown unknown Cook Harris, Bertha M. Dau W F Sep 1882 17 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont At school Johnston, Celestia A. Aunt W F --- 1830 70 wid 0ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Massachusetts


  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 517, page 719.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

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