Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1864-1918)

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\Benjamin9 Whitney (Benjamin Duick8, Asa7, Elisha6, Elijah5, Daniel4, John3, John2, John1), born 15 Jan 1864, Vicksburg, MS, and died 20 Mar 1918, Wayland, MA, aged 54 years 2 months 5 days, of cyanide poisoning, suicidal.[1]

He married, 11 Jun 1888, Boston, MA, Annie Dexter Perry, daughter of Lewis F. and Olive A. (-----) Perry.[2] She was born 31 Aug 1867, Dedham, MA, and died after 1900.

He is a painter and decorator; resided West Medford, MA.

Children of Benjamin9 and Annie Dexter (Perry) Whitney:

i. Annie10 Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1890, MA.[3]
ii. Benjamin Perry Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1892, Medford, MA.[4]
iii. Emily Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1897, Wayland, MA.[5]

Census

76 82 Whitney, Benjamin Head W M Jan 1864 36 mar 12 Mississippi Massachusetts Mississippi Painter & decorator, Owns mortgaged house -----, Annie D. Wife W F Aug 1866 33 mar 12 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Annie Dau W F Dec 1889 9 sgl Massachusetts Mississippi Massachusetts Taught by governess -----, Benjamin P. Son W M Oct 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Mississippi Massachusetts Taught by governess -----, Emily Dau W F Jul 1897 2 sgl Massachusetts Mississippi Massachusetts McCurley, Agnes A. Srvt W F Nov 1878 21 sgl Canada Canada Canada Housekeeper Nickerson, Mary S. Empl W F May 1865 35 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Governess

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Massachusetts, Vital Recods, 1841-1920, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 390, page 100.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 20, page 132 (amended).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 20, page 134 (amended).

5.^  Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, from Ancestry.com.


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