Family:Whitney, Amos (1817-1868)

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Amos8 Whitney (Ohio7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Ohio7 and Mary (Bolton) Whitney, was born 7 Jun 1817, Ashburnham, MA,[1] and died 20 Apr 1868, Ashburnham, MA, aged 50 years 10 months 17 days, of inflammation of the bladder.[2]

He married, 7 May 1840, Ashburnham, MA, Harriett J. Bemis.[3] She was born 20 Aug 1819, Royalston, MA.

He was a carpenter. He resided Ashburnham, MA.

Children of Amos8 and Harriett J. (Bemis) Whitney:

i. Edwin Augustus9 Whitney, b. 29 May 1842, Ashburnham, MA; m. Kate R. Cummings.
ii. Waldo Franklin Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1844, Ashburnham, MA [given name omitted];[4] m. Abbie E. Hale.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1846, Ashburnham, MA.[5]
iii. Albert E. Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1847; m.(1) Mary E. Lowe; m.(2) Minnie A. Brace.
iv. Clara Tower Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1850, Ashburnham, MA;[6] m. 6 Jan 1886, Ashburnham, MA, Nathaniel Sarsfield, b. ca. 1846, NS, son of William & Sarah (Arnold) Sarsfield; [7]resided Ashburnham.
v. Wilmot A. Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1852 [per Pierce] or Aug 1852, Ashburnham, MA;[8] d. 29 Aug 1853, Ashburnham, MA, aged 1 year 1 month, of dysentery.[9]

Census

244 275 Amos Whitney 33 M - Carpenter $2000 Massachusetts Harriet " 31 F - " Edwin " 8 M - " Attended school Waldo " 6 M - " Attended school Albert " 3 M - " Clara " 3/12 F - "

195 245 Amos Whitney 38 M - Farmer Mass. Harriet J. Whitney 36 F - " Edwin A. Whitney 13 M - " Waldo F. Whitney 11 M - " Albert E. Whitney 8 M - " Clara Whitney 6 F - "

332 367 Amos Whitney 43 M - Farmer $2400 $1250 Massachusetts Harriet J. " 40 F - " Edwin A. " 18 M - Farming " Attended school Waldo F. " 16 M - " " Attended school Albert P. " 13 M - " Attended school Clara T. " 10 F - Massachusetts Attended school

40 54 Amos Whitney 47 M W Ashburnham, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Harriet J. Whitney 45 F W Royalston, " M - - - - - Albert Whitney 18 M W Ashburnham, " S Clerk - - - - - Clare C. Whitney 15 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - -

187 207 William Brown 49 M - Mass. M Clothing Dealer - - 1 1 - Mary C. Brown 45 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Julia A. Brown 19 F - " S " - - - - - Edward Bradbury 24 M - Maine S Machinist - - 1 1 - John Vose 19 M - Mass. S " - - - - - Herbert Willard 20 M - " S " - - - - - Osgood P. Hemik 24 M - New Hampshire S " - - 1 1 - Edwin Whitney 23 M - Mass. S Jeweller - - 1 1 -

338 420 Whitney, Harriet 50 F W Keeping house $4000 $1000 Mass. " Harriet T. 20 F W School Teacher " " Abbie E. 20 F W No occupation New Hampshire

Harriet WHITNEY 60 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Clara T. WHITNEY 30 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA Robert KENNEDY 32 Oth M S W IRE Laborer IRE IRE

368 412 Whitney, Harriet Head W F Aug 1819 80 wid 5ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house Sarsfield, Clara T. Dau W F Jan 1850 50 mar 14 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Nathaniel SiL W M Jul 1844 55 mar 14 Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Runs sawmill, Immig. 1867 -----, Helen H. GDau W F Nov 1889 10 sgl Massachusetts Canada Eng. Massachusetts At school Whitney, Ruth GDau W F Nov 1891 8 sgl Indiana Massachusetts Vermont At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Ohio and Mary, [born] June 7, 1817," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 232.

3.^  "Amos [Whitney] and Harriet I. [or J.] Bemis, [married] May 7, 1840," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 5, page 180.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 23, page 188.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 126.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 372, page 269.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 65, page 129.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 77, page 105.


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