Family:Whitney, Alonzo L. (1847-1919)

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Alonzo L.7 Whitney (Eliab Turner6, Josiah5, John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Eliab Turner6 and Lydia (Williams) Whitney, was born 9 Aug 1847, Newcastle, ME, and died 11 Sep 1919, Rockport, MA, aged 72 years 1 month 2 days. Burial in Locust Grove Cemetery, Gloucester, MA.[1]

He married firstly, 21 Mar 1872, Rockport, MA, Rhoda Alice Parsons, daughter of Calvin T. and Theresa A. (Woodbury) Parsons.[2] She was born 19 Dec 1852, Rockport, MA, and died 4 Jul 1880, Rockport, MA, aged 27 years 6 months 9 days, of epilepsy and obscure cerebral disease.[3] She was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Gloucester, MA.[4]

He married secondly, 20 Jan 1897, Rockport, MA, Ada Whittredge Hale, daughter of Thomas Charles and Lucy Wheeler (Knowlton) Hale.[5] She was born Jul 1860, Rockport, MA, and died 1950. She was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Gloucester, MA.[6] She had no children.

F. C. Pierce relates that he resided in Pigeon Cove, MA, which is part of Rockport, MA.

Children of Alonzo L.7 and Alice R. (Parsons) Whitney:

i. Herbert L.8 Whitney, b. 16 May 1872, Rockport, MA;[7] d. 14 Aug 1872, Rockport, MA, aged 2 months 20 days, of cholera morbus.[8]
ii. Edith Gertrude Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1875 ("Edith L."), Rockport, MA;[9] "Gertrude E." m. 25 Jul 1895, Rockport, MA, John E. Handran, b. ca. 1868, Gloucester, MA, son of John J. and Anna (Conley) Handran.[10]

Census

185 176 Morrison, Ora Q. 37 M W Ship Carpenter $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 " Mary A. 42 F W Keeping house Nova Scotia Parents foreign born " Alpha L. 10 M W Maine Mother foreign born, Attended school " Isaac J. 7 M W " Mother foreign born, Attended school " Sclista A. 5 F W " Mother foreign born, Attended school " Benj. F. 2 M W " Mother foreign born Whitney, Alonzo L. 23 M W Fisherman " Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Alonzo WHITNEY 33 Self M M W ME Fishing NOVA SCOTIA ME Alice R. WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Edith G. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MA MA MA

267 356 Whitney Alonzo L. Head W M Aug 1847 52 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine Day Laborer, Owns free house -----, Ada H. Wife W F Jul 1860 39 mar 3 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910: Rockport, MA; painter, Ada is a dressmaker
  • 1920: Rockport, MA; Ada resides as a widow

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #140666408, Alonzo L. Whitney.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 244, page 308.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 319, page 278.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #140666492, Alice B. Whitney [sic: Stone reads Alice R. Whitney --RLW].

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 469, page 495.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #94659352, Ada Whittredge Hale Whitney.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 241, page 314.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 247, page 299.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 268, page 299.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 451, page 514.


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