Family:Whitney, Martin A. (1838-1911)

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Martin A.8 Whitney (Leonard7, Lemuel6, Lemuel5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Leonard7 and Sarah (Ayer) Whitney, was born 18 Jul 1838, Sherburne, VT, and died 7 Nov 1911, Hillsborough, NH, aged 73 years 3 months 9 days, of pneumonia. He was buried in the Maple Avenue Cemetery, Hillsborough, NH.[1]

He married, 10 Mar 1859, Townsend, MA, Nancy E. Rand, daughter of Edgar and Miranda (Sutton) Rand.[2] She was born 6 Jan 1834, Mont Vernon, NH, and died 1923, Hillsborough, NH.

He resided Mont Vernon, Hillsborough, Upper Village, NH.

Children of Martin A.8 and Nancy E. (Rand) Whitney:

i. Edgar Rand9 Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1861, Lyndeborough, NH;[3] m. Emma P. Harvey.
ii. Charles Whitney, b. 1864; d. 1866.
iii. Arthur M. Whitney, b. 25 or 28 Jan 1866, Lyndeborough, NH;[4] m. Maud P. Beam or Maud M. Cram.
iv. Miranda Lucinda Ann Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1873, Hillsborough, NH;[5] m. 5 Feb 1891, Hillsborough, NH, John M. Davis;[6] resided Hillsborough.
Ch.: Earl L., b. 17 Aug 1891; John, b. 25 Dec 1892.


28 27 Whitney, Martin 32 M W Farmer $2400 $100 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy E. 36 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Eddie P. 9 M W At Home N.H. Attended school -----, Arthur M. 4 M W N.H. Rand, Mirander 63 F W At Home $500 N.H. Newell, Harriet G. 50 F W Domestic N.H. James, Albert 24 M W Farm Laborer Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 Newell, Ida B. 9 F W At Home N.H. Attended school

Martin WHITNEY 40 Self M M W NH Farmer NH NH Nancy E. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Arthur M. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W NH At School NH NH Miranda L. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W NH NH NH

463 480 Whitney, Martin A. Head W M Jul 1838 61 mar 40 New Hampshire Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Nancy E. Wife W F Jan 1834 66 mar 40 4ch 3liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Bluisdell, Maud ADau W F Feb 1888 12 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire At school Hutchingson, Edna Brdr W F Jan 1891 9 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire At school

  • 1910, Hillsborough, Hillsborough Co., NH.


1.^  New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947, from

2.^  "Martin [Whitney], and Nancy C. Romor, [married] 10 Mar 1859," according to Townsend, Massachusetts, Vital Records. This appears to be a transcription error, her name being Nancy E. Rand. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 142.

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

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

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

6.^  "Mynie L. Whitney (b. 1874, Hillsborough, NH, d. of Martin Whitney) & John M. Davis, m. 5 Feb 1891, Hillsborough, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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