Family:Whitney, John Franklin (1854-a1900)
John Franklin10 Whitney (William Flanagan9, Moses8, Ephraim7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William Flanagan9 and Harriett N. (Morse) Whitney, was born 7 Nov 1854, Upton, MA, and died after 1900.
He married firstly, 24 Apr 1879, Upton, MA, Mary Jane Edwards, daughter of Simeon and Eliza M. (-----) Edwards. The marriage was also recorded at Amherst, MA. She was born about 1855, Amherst, MA, and died 27 Aug 1890, Upton, MA, aged 36 years, of consumption.
He married secondly, 3 Jun 1884, Upton, MA, Matilda F. (Saunders)(Whitten) Pendleton, daughter of Levi B. and Asenath P. (Smith) Saunders. She was born 2 Nov 1843, Brewer, ME, and died after 1900. She had married firstly, 14 May 1861, Etna, ME, Martin C. Whitten. She had married secondly, 20 Dec 1867, ME, William Pendleton.
He resided Upton, MA, s.p.
Children of John Franklin10 and Mary Jane (Edwards) Whitney:
i. Florence Elvira11 Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1881, Amherst, MA; no further record found.
Children of Mary Jane (Edwards) Whitney, paternity unknown:
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1885, Amherst, MA. iii. Fred Whitney, b. ca. 4 Apr 1889, Amherst, MA; d. 16 Sep 1889, Upton, MA, aged 5 months 12 days, of cerebrospinal meningitis..
Given the death date of the first wife, and the marriage date with the second wife, it would seem that a divorce must have happened.
William F. WHITNEY 65 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Harriet N. WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA John F. WHITNEY 25 Son M M W MA Farmer MA MA Mary J. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA Nelly J. O'NEALE 10 Dau F S W IL At Home MA MA
419 518 Whitney, John F. Head W M Nov 1854 45 mar 15 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mathilda F. Wife W F Nov 1844 55 mar 15 5ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine
- Census records.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 658.