Family:Whitney, Caleb (1800-1847)

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Caleb7 Whitney (Jonathan6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonathan6 and Lucy (Wheeler) Whitney, was born 28 Dec 1800, Sterling, MA,[1] and died 24 Jan 1847, Sterling, MA, aged 47 years. He was buried in Chocksett Burial Ground, Sterling, MA.[2]

He married, 7 Mar 1824, Sterling, MA, Abigail R. Sargent, "both of Sterling",[3] daughter of Amos and Betsey (Livermore) Sargent. She was born between about 1801, Princeton, MA, and died 7 Apr 1864, Sterling, MA, aged 63 years, of hemorrhage from lungs.[4]

Children of Caleb7 and Abigail R. (Sargent) Whitney:

i. Charlotte Evelina8 Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1824, Sterling, MA;[5] m. 13 Jun 1855, Sterling, MA, Henry N. Allen.[6]
ii. Abigail Roe Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1825, Sterling, MA;[7] d. 24 Nov 1851, Sterling, MA, aged 25 years 11 months 13 days.[8]
iii. Hannah P. Whitney, b. ca. 1828, Sterling, MA; d. 25 Jun 1850, aged 22 years, of consumption;[9] m. 1 Jan 1848, Boston, MA, John A. Millin/Millen.[10]
iv. Leonard M. Whitney, b. ca. 20 Aug 1830, Sterling, MA; m. Elizabeth A. Monroe.
v. Mary C. Whitney, b. ca. 1833, MA; m. 13 Jun 1855, Worcester, MA, James F. Raymond, b. ca. 1833, West Boylston, MA, son of James H. and Elizabeth (Raymore) Raymond.[11]
vi. John H. Whitney, b. ca. 30 Mar 1838, Sterling, MA; m. Jennie N. Derby.
vii. Lucy E. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, Sterling, MA; m. 20 Nov 1882, Worcester, MA, Dr. John R. Burns, b. ca. 1847, Ashland, MA, son of John S. and Catharine (-----) Burns;[12] not found in censuses of 1850, 1855, 1860, 1865, 1870, 1880, or 1900. It seems possible that she was adopted.

Census

60 76 Leonard M. Whitney 25 M - Chairmaker Mass. Elizabeth Whitney 19 F - " 77 Abigail Whitney 55 F - " Charlott Whitney 30 F - " Mary Whitney 22 F - " George T. Burpee 28 M - Chairmaker "

2357 2351 L. Whitney 29 M - Mechanic $600 $100 Do S. Whitney 23 F - Wife Do E. Whitney 3 M - Do A. Whitney 60 F - Do J. Whitney 22 M - Mechanic Do S. Whitney 20 M - Do Do

References

1.^  "Caleb, s. Jonathan and Lucy, [born] Dec. 28, 1800," according to Frances Pratt Tapley, comp., Vital Records of Sterling, Massachusetts (Sterling, MA: Historical Commission, 1976).

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #60656351, Caleb Whitney.

3.^  "Caleb and Abigail R. Sargent, both of S., [married] March 7, 1824," according to Sterling 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 176, page 296.

5.^  "Charlotte Evelina, d. Caleb and Abigail, [born] Apr. 22, 1824," according to Sterling Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 89, page 239.

7.^  "Abigail Roe, d. Caleb and Abigail, [born] Dec. 11, 1825," according to Sterling Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 187.

9.^  Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 38, page 235.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 89, page 267.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, page 408.


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