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Holbrook, Jay Mack, Massachusetts Vital Records, Westfield, Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987.

B-285 Mr. Abel Whitney of Westfield (Major Abel Whitney) and Miss Clarissa Dwight of Springfield Marriage intentions filed Sept. 14, 1783 Married by Mr. Breck, Springfield, Dec. 23, 1783 Children Elizabeth Buckminster, born Jan. 4, 1785 Josiah Dwight, born July 9, 1786 Clarissa, born March 22, 1788 Frances (dau), born Dec. 5, 1789 Francis (son), born Oct. 10, 1792 Robert, born Aug. 18, 1794 Sarah, born July 8, 1796 Caroline, born May 10, 1798 Abel, born March 15, 1800 Hannah Buckminster, born Dec. 28, 1802 B-278 Whitney, Paul and Charlotte Clap Marriage intention filed Aug. 24, 1783 Married by Rev. Atwater Oct. 2, 1783 Children William Barron, born Aug. 30, 1784 Henry, born April 18,1786 George, born January 12, 1788 Paul, born April 16, 1789 Charlotte Clap, born June 12, 1791 Charles Frederick, born May 6, 1794 "a dear babe", died Dec. 1, 1794 Dr. Paul Whitney died March 9, 1795

Contents

Births

WHITNEY

Abel, s. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 23 Mar 1800.
Agnes, d. Henry and Maggie, 7 Mar 1879.
Albina A., d. William H. and Celestia, 28 May 1867.
Caroline, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 20 May 1798.
Charles Frederic, s. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 11 May 1794.
Charlotte Clap, d. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 26 Jun 1791.
Clarissa, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 23 Mar 1788.
Elisabeth Buckminster, d. Abel and Clarissa, 4 Jan 1785.
Elizabeth Buckminster, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 9 Jan 1785.
Frances, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 13 Dec 1789.
Francis, s. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 14 Oct 1792.
Francis, s. Robert, bap. 4 Jul 1830.
George, s. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 3 Feb 1788.
Hannah Buckminster, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. Jan 1803.
Harriet, d. O. and S., 1 Aug 1844.
Henry, s. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 4 Jun 1786.
Henry Gassett, s. Robert, bap. 7 Oct 1827.
James Dwight, s. Robert, bap. 28 Oct 1821.
Jonathan Dwight, s. Robert, bap. 22 May 1823.
Josiah Dwight, s. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 16 Jul 1786.
Paul, s. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 26 Apr 1789.
Robert, s. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 25 Aug 1794.
Robert Sandford, s. Robert, bap. 07 Aug 1825.
Sarah, d. Abel and Clarissa, bap. 18 Jul 1796.
William Barron, s. Paul and Charlotte, bap. 4 Sep 1784.

Marriages

WHITNEY

Abel, and Clarissa Dwight, 23 Dec 1783.
Alonzo, and Maria Mosley, 25 Feb 1869.
Alonzo J., and Anna M. Joiner, 9 Feb 1871.
Annette S., and James S. Saxton, 2 Sep 1869.
Carrie M., and George W. Wheeler, 19 Oct 1885.
Charlottee, and Martin Fullar, 23 Oct 1802.
Clarissa, and Calvin Waldo, 4 Jul 1809.
Elizabeth J., and Wilcox P. Meacham, 16 Sep 1873. [NOTE]
Jared, and Sally Rogers, 14 Sep 1790.
John, and Rachel Hiscock, 27 Jun 1782.
Jonathan, and Rhoda Grainger, 21 Oct 1759.
[NOTE: This was apparently Jonathan Whiting, according to the I.G.I. Extraction Program, Batch #M502604.--RLW]
Judy [or Holbrook], and Elias S. Upson, 26 Jan 1859.
Minnie B., and Robert C. Dean, 23 May 1888.
Miriam, and Sturges F. Upson, 18 Nov 1845.
Moses, and J. C. Ferry or Gowtry, 11 Aug 1854. [NOTE]
Paul, and Charlotte Clapp, 2 Oct 1783.
Robert, and Margaret A. Dwight, 11 Sep 1820.
Susanna, and William Hiscock, 12 Oct 1783.
William H., and Celestia S. Clarke, 8 Oct 1863.

Deaths

WHITNEY

Paul, Dr., March 9, 1795
_____, "a dear babe", child of Dr. Paul and Charlotte, Dec. 1, 1794.

1841-1910

From "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

Births

Whitney, Agnes, birth, 1879, vol. 304, p. 393:

[number] 24; [birthdate] March 7; [date of record] --; [name] Agnes Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Henry, Maggie; [residence of father] New Haven; [occupation of father] Engineer; [birthplace of father] Wilton, Ct.; [birthplace of mother] New Haven.

Whitney, Albina A., birth, 1867, vol. 197, p. 48:

[number] 82; [birthdate] May 28; [date of record] --; [name] Albina A. Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Wm. H. & Celestia Whitney; [residence of father] Westfield; [occupation of father] Cabinet maker; [birthplace of father] Granville; [birthplace of mother] Westfield.

Whitney, Edward, birth, 1857, vol. 105, p. 469:

[number] 121; [birthdate] Oct. 25; [date of record] --; [name] Edward Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Leland A. & Julietta Whitney; [residence of father] Westfield; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Hinsdale; [birthplace of mother] Windsor.

Whitney, Gracie, birth, 1888, vol. 385, p. 518:

[number] 1; [birthdate] June 1; [date of record] Jan. 31; [name] Gracie Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] William H. Whitney, Grace B. (Vance) Whitney; [residence of father] Westfield; [occupation of father] Physician; [birthplace of father] Middletown, Ct.; [birthplace of mother] Middletown, Ct.

Whitney, Harriett, birth, 1844, vol. 10, p. 199:

[number] 181; [birthdate] Aug. 1, '44; [date of record] May 31; [name] Harriett Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] O. L. Whitney; [residence of father] Westfield; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, Henry, birth, 1846, vol. 16, p. 233:

[number] 20; [birthdate] Feb. 19, 1846; [date of record] --; [name] Henry Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] --; [parents] Marcus & Susan Whitney; [residence of father] --; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, William L., birth, 1848, vol. 35, p. 88:

[number] 141; [birthdate] Dec. 13, '48; [date of record] --; [name] Wm. L. Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Orville & Judith; [residence of father] Westfield; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Hinsdale; [birthplace of mother] Westfield.

Marriages

Whitney, Alonzo, marriage, 1869, vol. 218, p. 55:

[number] 8; [marriage date and place] Feby. 25, 1869; [date of record] --; [groom] Alonzo Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 49; [occupation] Tobacco dealer; [birthplace] Ludlow, Vt.; [parents] Boyston & Lucy; [number of marriage] Second; [bride] Maria Moseley; [residence] Westfield; [age] 37; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] David & Siloma; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] E. H. Richardson, Clergyman.

Whitney, Alonzo J., marriage, 1871, vol. 236, p. 58:

[number] 1021; [marriage date and place] Feb. 9, 1874; [date of record] --; [groom] Alonzo J. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 31; [occupation] Pedler; [birthplace] Framingham, Ms.; [parents] Jacob & Saley; [number of marriage] Second; [bride] Annie M. Joiner; [residence] Westfield; [age] 18; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Alford, Me.; [parents] G. H.& Caroline; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Henry Hopkins, Clergyman.

Whitney, Annette S., marriage, 1869, vol. 218, p. 57:

[number] 46; [marriage date and place] Sept. 2, 1869; [date of record] --; [groom] James S. Saxton; [residence] Westfield; [age] 32; [occupation] Carpenter; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] George W. & Huldah S.; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Annett S. Whitney; [residence] Southwick; [age] 20; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Southwick; [parents] Marcus P. & Susan A.; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] D. A. Dearbon, Clergyman, Southwick.

Whitney, Bina A., marriage, 1889, vol. 397, p. 519:

[number] 30; [marriage date and place] May 8, 1889, Westfield; [date of record] --; [groom] William L. Bartlett; [residence] Westfield; [age] 23; [occupation] Ass't. Postmaster; [birthplace] Franklin Grove, Ill.; [parents] Lyman R. and Anna K. (Sheldon) Bartlett; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Bina A. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 22; [occupation] At home; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] William H. and Celestia A. Whitney; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] Lyman H. Beake, Minister in Westfield.

Whitney, Carrie M., marriage, 1885, vol. 361, p. 473:

[number] 48; [marriage date and place] Oct. 2, 1885, Westfield; [date of record] Nov. 17, 1885; [groom] Geo. W. Wheeler; [residence] Westfield; [age] 18; [occupation] Whip maker; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Lyman & Elvira; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Carrie M. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 17; [occupation] Operative; [birthplace] Northampton; [parents] Martin V. & Maria; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Lyman H. Blake, Westfield, Clergyman.

Whitney, Elizabeth J., marriage, 1873, vol. 254, p. 63:

[number] 1452; [marriage date and place] Sept. 16, 1873; [date of record] --; [groom] Wilcox P. Meacham; [residence] Westfield; [age] 22; [occupation] Clerk; [birthplace] Somers, Ct.; [parents] Edward H. & Louisa M.; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Elizabeth J. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 23; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Alonzo & -----; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] A. J. Titsworth, Clergyman.

Whitney, Judy [Holbrook], marriage, 1859, vol. 126, p. 306:

[number] 3; [marriage date and place] Jany. 26; [date of record] --; [groom] Elias S. Upson; [residence] Westfield; [age] 35; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Sturgis Upson; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Judy Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 42; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Windsor; [parents] J. D. Holbrook; [number of marriage] Second; [officiant] Wm. Carpenter, Clergyman.

Whitney, Milton Burrall, marriage, 1901, vol. 513, p. 194:

[number] 94; [marriage date and place] Oct. 2, 1901, Westfield, Mass.; [date of record] --; [groom] Milton Burrall Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 75; [occupation] Attorney-at-law; [birthplace] Granville; [parents] Samuel H. Whitney, Marilla L. Dickinson; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Florence Fuller; [residence] Westfield; [age] 34; [occupation] At home; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Henry Fuller, Catherine B. Pease; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] J. H. Lockwood, Clergyman, Westfield.

Whitney, Minnie B., marriage, 1888, vol. 388, p. 503:

[number] 38; [marriage date and place] May 24, 1888; [date of record] Feb. 23, 1889; [groom] Robt. C. Dean; [residence] Westfield; [age] 22; [occupation] Whip maker; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Allen & Jane Dean; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Minnie B. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 18; [occupation] At home; [birthplace] Montville, O.; [parents] Martin V. & Maria Whitney; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] Lyman H. Blake, Clergyman, Westfield.

Whitney, Miriam, marriage, 1845, vol. 18, p. 160:

[number] --; [marriage date and place] Nov. 18, '45; [date of record] May 18, '46; [groom] Sturgis F. Upson; [residence] Westfield; [age] --; [occupation] Pedlar; [birthplace] --; [parents] Sturges Upson; [number of marriage] Single; [bride] Miriam Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [number of marriage] Single; [officiant] N. M. Perkins.

Whitney, Moses, marriage, 1854, vol. 78, p. 335:

[number] 33; [marriage date and place] Aug. 11, 1854; [date of record] --; [groom] Moses Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 65; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Peru; [parents] Jabez & -----; [number of marriage] Second; [bride] J. C. Gowtry; [residence] New Hartford; [age] 36; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] John & -----; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Ludius Wright, Justice of the Peace.

Whitney, Ralph C., marriage, 1908, vol. 579, p. 227:

[number] 111; [marriage date and place] Oct. 7, 1908, Westfield; [date of record] Dec. 8, 1908; [groom] Ralph E. Whitney; [residence] Cor. Maine & Elon; [age] 41; [occupation] Pattern maker; [birthplace] Salisbury, Conn.; [parents] Alfonso Whitney, Mary Chapman; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Cora (Knapp) Atkins; [residence] Cor. Maine & Elon; [age] 45; [occupation] Housekeeper; [birthplace] Centerville, N.Y.; [parents] Joseph W. Atkins, Mary E. Burrhus; [number of marriage] 2nd wid.; [officiant] Phillip L. Duck, Clergyman, Westfield, Mass.

Whitney, William H., marriage, 1863, vol. 162, p. 302:

[number] 42; [marriage date and place] Oct. 8; [date of record] --; [groom] William H. Whitney; [residence] Westfield; [age] 22; [occupation] Cabinet maker; [birthplace] Granville; [parents] Marcus A., Susan; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Celestia S. Clarke; [residence] Westfield; [age] 19; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Feeding Hills; [parents] Almon & Sarah Ann; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Rev. John Jenning.

Deaths

Alderman, Marilla E. [Whitney], death, 1890, vol. 409, p. 523:

[number] 76; [death date and place] June 13, 1890; [date of record] Jan. 29, 91, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; [name] Marilla E. Whitney Alderman; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widow of Phillip E.; [age] 60 4 29; [cause] Chronic disease of heart; [residence] Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Granville; [parents] Samuel A. Whitney, Marilla L.; [parents' birthplaces] Granby, Ct., Granville; [buried] Russell.

Fowler, Charlotte W. [Whitney], death, 1891, vol. 418, p. 643:

[number] 150; [death date and place] Dec. 4; [date of record] --; [name] Charlotte W. (Whitney) Fowler; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widow of James Fowler; [age] 87 2 27; [cause] Marasmus; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Stockbridge; [parents] Selah Whitney, Mary Bradley; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

King, Jane [Whitney], death, 1875, vol. 274, p. 382:

[number] 48; [death date and place] May 20; [date of record] --; [name] Jane (Whitney) King; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married; [age] 41 - -; [cause] Cancer; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Troy, N.Y.; [parents] Henry & Sallie; [parents' birthplaces] Albany & N.Y.; [buried] --.
NOTE: The surname apparently should be Whitman, not Whitney. Jane Whitman, 28, daughter of Henry Whitman, married, 2 Sep 1860, Springfield, MA, William King.

Whitney, [Female], death, 1843, vol. 8, p. 146:

[number] 24; [death date and place] Oct. 9, Westfield; [date of record] June 4; [name] ----- Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] --; [age] 23 - -; [cause] Fever; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, [Female], death, 1847, vol. 32, p. 167:

[number] 29; [death date and place] Oct. 15, 1847; [date of record] May 23, '48; [name] ----- Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] --; [age] 1 8 -; [cause] Cancer; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, [Male], death, 1892, vol. 427, p. 697:

[number] 159; [death date and place] Sept. 9; [date of record] --; [name] ----- Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] --; [cause] Stillborn; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] None; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] W. H. Whitney, Grace Van Sands; [parents' birthplaces] Middletown, Ct., Middletown, Ct.; [buried] Middletown, Ct.

Whitney, Alonzo, death, 1880, vol. 319, p. 393:

[number] 15; [death date and place] Jan. 23rd; [date of record] --; [name] Alonzo Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 63 10 -; [cause] Stricture B.; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] Tobacco dealer; [birthplace] Vermont; [parents] Boylston Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] Vermont; [buried] --.

Whitney, Angie R., death, 1879, vol. 310, p. 377:

[number] 92; [death date and place] July 27; [date of record] --; [name] Angie R. Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Single; [age] - 4 21; [cause] Cholera infantum; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Henry D., Maggie; [parents' birthplaces] Wilton, Ct., New Haven; [buried] --.

Whitney, Boylston, death, 1862, vol. 157, p. 46:

[number] 67; [death date and place] June 29; [date of record] --; [name] Boylston Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 69 7 -; [cause] Fit of palsy; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Ludlow, Vt.; [parents] Orlando Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Caroline, death, 1853, vol. 75, p. 226:

[number] 5; [death date and place] March 1, Westfield; [date of record] --; [name] Caroline Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Single; [age] 41 - -; [cause] Consumption; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Chester; [parents] Moses Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Edward, death, 1857, vol. 111, p. 374:

[number] 79; [death date and place] November 10, Westfield; [date of record] --; [name] Edward Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] --; [age] 0 0 15; [cause] Canker; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Leland O. & Julietta Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Frank H., death, 1903, vol. 1903/56 (death), p. 242:

[number] 219; [death date and place] Oct. 31, 1903, 16 So. Maple St., Westfield, Mass.; [date of record] Oct. 31, 1903; [name] Frank H. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] 31 9 22; [cause] Typhoid fever; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Montville, Ohio; [parents] Martin V. Whitney, Maria Drury; [parents' birthplaces] Granville, Mass., Wendell, Mass.; [buried] Pine Hill Cemetery.

Whitney, Gracie, death, 1888, vol. 391, p. 453:

[number] 167; [death date and place] June 1; [date of record] --; [name] Gracie Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] --; [age] - - -; [cause] Stillborn, inanition; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Wm. H. Whitney, Grace B. (Vance) Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] Middletown, Ct., Middletown, Ct.; [buried] --.

Whitney, Hannah [-----], death, 1848 - 1849, vol. 40, p. 84:

[number] 58; [death date and place] March 10, 1849, Westfield; [date of record] --; [name] Hannah Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 87 - -; [cause] --; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.
NOTE: Possibly Hannah (-----)(Davis) Whitney, the widow of Jabez Whitney (1750-1825), whose son Moses lived in Westfield.

Whitney, Henry C., death, 1864, vol. 174, p. 362:

[number] 24; [death date and place] February 24; [date of record] --; [name] Henry C. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] 10 1 -; [cause] Scarlet fever; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Granville; [parents] Marcus L. & -----; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Lealand O., death, 1857, vol. 111, p. 373:

[number] 13; [death date and place] March 26; [date of record] --; [name] Lealand O. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Married; [age] 42 7 12; [cause] Lung fever; [residence] --; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Hinsdale; [parents] Moses & Polly Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Moses, death, 1857, vol. 111, p. 373:

[number] 14; [death date and place] March 29, Westfield; [date of record] --; [name] Moses Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 67 11 24; [cause] Lung fever; [residence] --; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Peru; [parents] Jabez & Experience Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Polly [-----], death, 1854, vol. 84, p. 245:

[number] 28; [death date and place] April 6, Westfield; [date of record] --; [name] Polly Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married; [age] 71 - -; [cause] --; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Chester; [parents] --; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Sally [Pratt], death, 1885, vol. 364, p. 409:

[number] 4; [death date and place] Jany. 5, 1885, Phillipston; [date of record] Jany. 19, 1886; [name] Sally Pratt Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 7[7] - -; [cause] Diabetes; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Royalston; [parents] Davis; [parents' birthplaces] --; [buried] --.

Whitney, Susan A. [Tryon], death, 1888, vol. 391, p. 451:

[number] 65; [death date and place] May 20; [date of record] Feb. 1, 1884; [name] Susan A. Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married; [age] 72 - -; [cause] Pneumonia; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] Nurse; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Benjamin Tryon, Abigail Cooley; [parents' birthplaces] Granville, Granville; [buried] --.

Whitney, Tryphosa [Lee], death, 1867, vol. 203, p. 40:

[number] 68; [death date and place] Oct. 2; [date of record] --; [name] Tryphosa Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married; [age] 48 - -; [cause] Consumption; [residence] Westfield; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Westfield; [parents] Saul Lee; [parents' birthplaces] Amenia; [buried] --.

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