Family:Whitney, John D. (1850-a1920)
He married, 17 Sep 1874, Freetown, MA, Alta M. Ashley, daughter of George L. and Sarah W. (Crapo) Ashley.. She was born about 1851, Pawlet, VT, and died 28 Jun 1912, Brockton, MA, aged 61 years.
They resided Parkville, Long Island, NY.
Children of John D.9 and Alta M. (Ashley) Whitney:
i. Ralph Duane10 Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1877, Gardner, MA; m. 14 Sep 1904, Gardner, MA, Grace Edna Bruce, b. ca. 1874, Lempster, N.H., dau. of James W. and Carrie M. (Conant) Bruce. Children: a. Bruce Webster11 Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1910, Gardner, MA.
John D. WHITNEY 29 Self M M W VT Works In Chair Shop MA MA Alta M. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA VT Ralph D. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MA VT VT
50 52 Whitney, Zachariah F. Head W M Apr 1816 84 mar 59 Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Hebisbeth S. Wife W F Feb 1821 79 mar 59 7ch 4liv New Hampshire Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, John D. Son W M Aug 1850 49 mar 25 Vermont Massachusetts New Hampshire Farmer laborer -----, Aeta S. DiL W F Jan 1859 48 mar 25 1ch 1liv Vermont Massachusetts Vermont -----, Ralph D. GSon W M Mar 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Vermont Teamster
- 1910, Woburn Ward 3, Middlesex Co., MA.
- 1920, Boston Ward 5, Suffolk Co., MA.
- Census records.
1.^ "John D. [Whitney], 24, mechanic of Rindge, NH, b. Peru, VT, s/o Zachariah and Hepsibeth, and Alta M. Ashley, 23, of Rindge, NH, b. Paulet, VT, d/o George L. and Sarah W., [married] 17 Sep. 1874," according to Helen Gurney Thomas, Vital Records of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts, 1686 Through 1890 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1988). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 262, page 122.