Family:Whitney, Brutus Merrill (1835-a1900)

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Brutus Merrill9 Whitney (Emory Stewart8, Nathaniel7, Nathaniel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Emory Stewart8 and Sarepta (Hale) Whitney, was born 9 Dec 1835, Marlboro, VT,[1] and died after 1900.

He married firstly, 1 Jan 1857, Marlboro, VT, Sylvia A. Thayer, daughter of Colonel Ezra and Thirza (Sheldon) Thayer. She was born 21 Jul 1837, and died 1 Oct 1885, Marlboro, VT.

He, of Orange, married secondly, 30 Jun 1889, Athol or Orange, MA, Nellie E. or C. Wheeler, daughter of John and Martha M. (-----) Wheeler.[2] She was born about Mar 1861, Whitingham, VT, and died after 1900.

He resided Brattleboro, VT.

Children of Brutus Merrill9 and Sylvia A. (Thayer) Whitney:

i. Emma J.10 Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1866, Marlboro, VT;[3] m. 26 Feb 1889, Marlboro, VT, Charles Fletcher. Children:
a. Charles L. Fletcher, b. 2 Jul 1891; res. Marlboro, VT.

Census

1558 1704 Almeron Arms 59 M - Farmer $4000 $3608 Vermont Sally W. " 49 F - " George " 21 M - " " Ellen " 15 F - " Attended school Charles " 13 M - " Attended school William " 11 M - " Attended school B. M. Whitney 24 M - Farmer $1500 $634 Vermont Sylvia " 23 F - " Edwin M. Gove 7 M - " Attended school

25 24 Whitney, Brutus M. 34 M W Farmer Vermont [sic] -----, Sylvia 33 F W Keeping House " Male citizen over 21 [sic] -----, Emma J. 4 F W At home " 25 Thayer, Col. E. 76 M W Farmer $4000 $1500 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Therza 72 F W Keeping House " Snow, Leaf 66 F W Boarder " May, Mandarin 24 M W Laborer " Male citizen over 21 Weems, Esther 18 F W " " Attended school

Brutus M. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Sylvia A. WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Emma J. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W VT At School VT VT John W. WHITNEY 24 Cous M S W VT Farmer VT VT Thersa THEYER 82 MotL F W W VT Boarder VT VT Nellie E. WHEELER 19 Oth F S W VT Servant VT VT

17 19 Whitney, B. M. Head W M Dec 1835 64 mar 11 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Millie Wife W F Mar 1861 39 mar 11 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 399, page 320, and volume 397, page 427.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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