Family:Whitney, Alexander (1824-1909)

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Alexander8 Whitney (Artemas Hammond7, John Smith6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Artemas Hammond7 and Nabby (Skinner) Whitney, was born 25 Oct 1824, Dana, MA, and died 27 Jun 1909, Ludlow, MA, aged 82 years 8 months 2 days, of pneumonia.[1]

He married firstly, 28 Nov 1846, Ludlow, MA [Pierce], or 20 Jan 1845, Ludlow, MA, Martha Maria Hayden, daughter of Walter and Orpha (Wright) Hayden.[2] She was born 29 Dec 1824, and died 29 May 1881, Ludlow, MA, aged 56 years, of paralysis.[3]

He married secondly, 14 Dec 1882, Ludlow, MA, Mrs. Lucy C. (Plumley) Keith, daughter of Elijah and Clarissa (Hayden) Plumley.[4] She was born 8 May 1828, Ludlow, MA, and died 2 Jan 1898, Ludlow, MA, aged 69, of cancer and bronchitis.[5]

He was a farmer; resided North Wilbraham, MA.

Children of Alexander8 and Maria (Hayden) Whitney:

i. Mary Jane9 Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1845, Ludlow, MA; d. 4 Mar 1846, Ludlow, MA, aged 6 months of dropsy brain.[6]
ii. Rosetta Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1847; d. 10 Mar 1848.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1853, Ludlow, MA;[7]; d. 9 Oct 1853, Ludlow, MA, aged 4 months, of marasmus.[8]
iv. Charles M. Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1854; d. Nov 1854.
v. Clara Whitney, b. 28 Dec 1856; d. 13 Jun 1863 [Pierce] or 15 Jan 1862, Ludlow, MA, aged 7 months 15 days.[9]

Census

23 25 Alexander Whitney 25 M - Farmer $500 Mass. Martha M. " 25 F - "

58 67 Alexander Whitney 30 M - Farmer Massachusetts Mariah Whitney 30 F - Do Clarra Whitney 1 F - Do Horace L. Cady 7 M - Do

1687 1888 Alexander Whitney 35 M - Farmer $400 $200 Mass. Martha M. " 35 F - " Clara M. " 5 F - " Hiram T. Cady 12 M - "

229 244 Alexander Whitney 40 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Maria Whitney 40 F - " M - - - - - Charles Gilbert 5 M - " S - - - - -

150 156 Whitney, Alexr. 45 M W Farmer $4000 $2500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha M. 45 F W Keeps house "

Alexander WHITNEY 55 Self M M W MA. Farmer MA. MA. Martha M. WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W MA. Keeping House MA. MA. William RHODES 32 Oth M S W MA. Farm Laborer MA. MA.

321 374 Dennis, Newton Head W M Mar 1876 29 mar 1 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Farmer, Rents farm -----, Lizzie L. Wife W F Aug 1871 28 mar 1 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Connecticut Iowa Whitney, Alexander Brdr W M Oct 1824 75 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/60, page 13.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 12, page 143.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 371.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 334, page 446.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 481, page 753.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 20, page 153.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 305.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 75, page 210.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 157, page 16a.


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