Family:Whitney, Chandler (1803-1862)

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Chandler Whitney (Lemuel), son of Lemuel and Mary (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 20 Feb 1803, Royalston, MA,[2] and died 1 Feb 1862, Athol, MA, aged 57 years 11 months 19 days, of war, soldier, resided Petersham and Pittsfield.[3]

He married firstly, before 1826, Martha -----. She was born about 1796, and died 8 Jan 1848, Athol, MA, aged 52 years.[4]

He, of Athol, MA, married secondly, 24 Nov 1860, Vernon, VT, Meranda (McIntyre) Ellenwood of Reading, MA,[5] daughter of Aaron and Jerusha (Richardson) McIntyre. She was born 11 Mar 1820, Reading, MA, and "Miranda Whitney" died 28 Dec 1881, Wilton, NH, aged 61 years, of cancer.[6] She had married firstly, 20 Jan 1839, Reading, MA, Horatio Nelson Ellenwood. She married thirdly, 27 Apr 1862, Hardwick, MA, Isaac Pierce, both of Hardwick, son of William and Clarissa (-----) Pierce.[7] He had been born about 1818, Boston, MA.

Children of Chandler and Martha (-----) Whitney:

i. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1827, d. 19 Aug 1843, Athol, MA, aged 16 years 7 months, of consumption.[8]

Children of Chandler and Meranda (McIntyre)(Ellenwood) Whitney:

i. (son) Whitney, stillborn 4 Oct 1851, Petersham, MA.[9]

Census

686 707 Nathaniel Adams 74 M - Mass. Abigail " 70 F - " Chandler Whitney 49 M - Farmer "

60 66 Benjn. M. Harwood 43 M - Farmer Mass. Harriet Harwood 39 F - Mass. Benjn B. Harwood 12 M - Mass. Ozro J. Harwood 7 M - Mass. Rhoda Gay 79 F - Mass. Pauper Anna Whitney 75 F - Mass. Pauper Miranda Ellinkood 34 F - Mass. Pauper Henry A. Ellinkood 1 M - Mass. Pauper Chandler Whitney 52 M - Mass. Pauper Cyrenus Dyre 59 M - Mass. Pauper Chandler Ward 38 M - Mass. Pauper

  • 1860: not found. There is a Chandler Whiting [sic], aged 58, farm laborer, born in MA, living in Dana, MA, with the Seth Williams family. He may be the above person, since no record of a Chandler Whiting of that age can be found.
  • 1865 State, Athol, Worcester Co., MA:

89 110 Lynd Smith 57 M - Massachusetts W Farmer - - 1 1 - Adoniram Fay 33 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Altomira A. Fay 30 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - George L. Fay 5 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Rosa F. Fay 3 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Charles L. Fay 4m M - Massachusetts S - - - - - James Downy 14 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Meranda Whitney 44 F - Massachusetts W Housekeeper - - - - -

636 722 Baker, Charlotte S. 30 F W Music Teacher $500 Mass. Whitney, Maranda 49 F W Domestic Servant "


References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record together with his age on censuses and his birthplace at his second marriage.

2.^  "Chandler [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Mary, [born] Feb. 20, 1803," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1906).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 158, page 189.

4.^  "Martha [Whitney], w. Chandler, [died] Jan. 8, 1848, a. 52. G.S.2," and, "Patty [Whitney], w. C. H., [died] Jan. 8, 1848, a. 47," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

5.^  "Chandler [Whitney], [married] 10-14-1860, [son of] Sam [sic: should be Lem--RLW], 2nd mar. b. Royalston, res. Athol, MA, to Meranda Ellenwood," according to Vermont Vital Records Card Index, LDS Film #0027729.

6.^  https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSLN-T5Z, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 155, page 166.

8.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Chandler and Martha, [died] Aug. 19, 1843, a. 16y. 7m. Consumption," according to Athol Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 9, page 116.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 143, page 239.


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