Family:Whitney, Alvin Fisher (1824-1860)

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Alvin Fisher6 Whitney (George5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George5 and Esther (Morse) Whitney, was born 1824, Natick, MA, and died 29 Mar 1857, Natick, MA, aged 33 years 1 month 14 days, of consumption.[1]

He married, between 1850 and 1854, Elvira Clemence. She was born about 1833, ME, and died after 1857. Apparently she married secondly, between 1857 and 1860, Jacob T. Lewis, of Steuben, ME.

He was a shoemaker (cutter in death record) by trade, was a noted musician, and for many years followed farming. He resided Natick, MA.

Children of Alvin Fisher6 and Elviria (Clemence) Whitney:

i. Edwin7 Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1854, Bolton, MA [given name omitted];[2] d. after 1860; not found in 1870 or 1880 censuses.

Census

393 505 Ebenezer Whitney 29 M - Shoe Dealer Mass. Sarah T. " 30 F - " Emily A. " 4 " - " Attended school Saml. S. " 2 M - " Mary E. B. " 6/12 F - " Mary E. Bullard 25 " - " 506 John A. Whitney 32 M - Farmer $7500 " Geo. B. " 6 " - " Alvan T. " 26 " - " " James Cassidy 30 " - Laborer Ireland Mary Ganaly 30 F - " Illiterate Augustus Stover 15 M - Mass. 507 Nancy Childs 73 F - "

240 388 Alvan Whitney 30 M - Knife Maker Ms. Elvira Whitney 22 F - Me. Hariet Clemond 20 F - " Edwin Whitney 7m M - Ms.

18 18 Jacob T. Lewis 40 M - Day laborer $1000 $300 Maine Married in year Elvira " 27 F - do Married in year William H. " 15 M - do Attended school Persis " 7 F - do Attended school Sybis " 5 F - do Edwin Whitney 5 M - Massachusetts Attended school 19 Philo A. Lewis 27 M - Farmer Maine Married in year Cordelia " 32 F - do Married in year Persis " 65 F - $2000 $250 do

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 112, page 143.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 83, page 151.


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