Family:Whitney, Cyrus O. (1838-a1900)

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Cyrus O.8 Whitney (Benjamin Hudson7, Abraham6, Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Benjamin Hudson7 and Rosella (Baker) Whitney, was born 17 Nov 1838, Hartford, VT, and died after 1900.

He married, Wilton, NH, Lydia H. Goldsmith. She was born 24 Feb 1845, NH, and died after 1900.

George L., Henry H. and Cyrus O. enlisted in 1861 in the 6th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; were discharged and re-enlisted as veterans in twenty-three battles, was four times wounded, and has two honorable discharges; resided Wilton, NH.

Children of Cyrus O.8 and Lydia H. (Goldsmith) Whitney:

i. Henry Goldsmith9 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1870, Wilton, NH (given name omitted);[1] m. 16 Oct 1905, Fall River, MA, Mary A. Mercer, b. ca. 1877, Lonsdale, RI, dau. of Edward and Jane A. (-----) Mercer.[2]
ii. Everett James Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1873, Milford, NH; "James E." m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, NH, Mary Purcell,[3] b. Oct 1876, England.
iii. Herbert Stephen Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1879, Wilton, NH (given name omitted);[4] m. Nellie Louisa Evans.
iv. Ira Almaron Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1888; not in family 1900.


9 8 Whitney, Cyrus 31 M W Farm Laborer N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia H. 25 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Henry G. 2/12 M W N.H. Born in Apr

Cyrus O. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Lydia H. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Henry G. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W NH At School VT NH James E. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NH VT NH Herbert S. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NH VT NH

318 340 Whitney Cyrus P. Head W M Nov 1838 61 mar 31 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer. Owns mortgaged farm -----, Lydia H. Wife W F Feb 1845 55 mar 31 4ch 4liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Herbert S. Son W M Aug 1879 20 sgl New Hampshire Vermont New Hampshire Farm laborer

363 377 Whitney, James Head W M Sep 1873 26 mar 0 New Hampshire Vermont New Hampshire (Stationary) engineer, Rents house -----, Mary Wife W F Oct 1876 23 mar 0 0ch 0liv England Ireland Ireland Immig. 1898


  • Census records.

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

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 554, page 222.

3.^  "James E. Whitney (b. 1873, Milford, NH, s. of C. O. Whitney & Lydia H. Goldsmith) & Mary Purcell, m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

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