Family:Whitney, Charles (1797-1879)

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Charles7 Whitney (Jonas6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Jonas6 and Elizabeth (Raymond) Whitney, was born 21 Mar 1797, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 12 Mar 1879, Monticello, MN.

He married, 8 May 1823, Westminster, MA, Sarah Howard,[2] daughter of Joseph and Hannah (Pollard) Howard. She was born 21 Aug 1798, and died 29 Feb 1888, Monticello, MN.

Charles Whitney, married Sally, dau. of Joseph and Hannah (Pollard) Howard, and lived on the ancestral farm in Westminster, til after the decease of his father, when he disposed of the property and spent a few years elsewhere in town. He finally removed to Monticello, MN, where himself and wife died. He was a cooper by trade. He resided Westminster, MA and Monticello, MN.

Heywood says the following:[3]

"Whitney, Charles7, bro. of the last, m. Sally (14), dau. of Joseph and Hannah (Pollard) Howard, and lived on the ancestral farm till after the decease of his f., when he disposed of the property and spent a few years elsewhere in town. He finally rem. to Monticello, Minn., where himself and w. d. at an unkn. date."

Children of Charles7 and Sarah (Howard) Whitney:

i. Charles Orlando8 Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1830, Westminster, MA;[4] m. Mary C. Gordon.
ii. Merrill Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1831, Westminster, MA;[5] d. 20 Jan 1863 [no record found in MA].
iii. Henry J. Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1834, Westminster, MA;[6] d. after 1880; resided Silver Creek, MN.
iv. Sarah Howard Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1836, Westminster, MA;[7] d. 18 Mar 1858, Monticello, MN; bur. Hillside Cemetery.
v. William Harrison Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1840, Westminster, MA;[8] m. Mary J. McCurday.

Census

127 156 Charles Whitney 53 M - Farmer $2000 [Massachusetts] Sally " 51 F - [Massachusetts] Charles O. " 20 M - [Massachusetts] Attended school Henry " 16 M - Farmer [Massachusetts] Attended school Sarah H. " 14 F - [Massachusetts] Attended school William H. " 10 M - [Massachusetts] Attended school

55 61 Richard Baker 59 M - Stand & table manufacturing $3370 Massachusetts Althina " 54 F - " Calvin H. " 18 M - Rattan Splitter " Attended school Lucy A. " 15 F - " Attended school Angeline " 11 F - " Attended school Henry Handy 16 M - Stand & table maker " Merril Whitney 19 M - Stand & table maker " Attended school Levi Woodcock 20 M - Stand & table maker "

142 175 Whitney, Charles 58 M - Farmer Mass. " , Sally 57 F - " " , Charles O. 25 M - Chairmaker " " , Merril 23 " - " " , Henry 21 " - Laborer " " , Sarah 19 F - " 143 176 Whitney, William M. 15 M - " Howe, Benjamin 57 M - Farmer " " , Sally 51 F - " " , Sarah 20 F - " " , John W. 16 M - " " " , George W. 9 M - " Brooks, Ivers 49 M - Shoemaker " Wheeler, Albion 23 M - Miller "

76 76 Charles Whitney 63 M - Cooper $2000 $500 Mass. Sarah " 61 F - " Henry " 26 M - Farmer $800 -- " Wm. H. " 20 M - " " 77 77 C. O. Whitney 30 M - " $1000 $100 " Mary C. " 20 F - New Hampshire

84 88 Whitney, Charles 73 M W Farmer $3520 $1000 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 71 F W Keeping House Massachusetts -----, Henry 36 M W Farmer $1000 -- Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 89 -----, William H. 30 M W Farmer $2000 $300 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary J. 27 F W Keeping House New Brunswick Parents foreign born -----, George A. 5 M W Minnesota Mother foreign born -----, Joseph H. 3 M W Minnesota Mother foreign born

Sarah WHITNEY 82 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Henry J. WHITNEY 46 Son M M W MA Farmer MA MA

References

1.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. Jonas and Elizabeth, [born] Mar. 21, 1797," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Charles [Whitney] and Sarah Howard, [married] May 8, 1823," according to Westminster Vital Records.

3.^  William Sweetzer Heywood, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893), p. 928.

4.^  "Charles Orlando [Whitney], s. Charles and Sally, [born] Feb. 4, 1830," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  "Merell [Whitney], s. Charles and Sally, [born] Dec. 24, 1831," according to Westminster Vital Records.

6.^  "Henry [Whitney], s. Charles and Sally, [born] Mar. 4, 1834," according to Westminster Vital Records.

7.^  "Sarah Howard [Whitney], d. Charles and Sally, [born] June 23, 1836," according to Westminster Vital Records.

8.^  "William Harrison [Whitney], s. Charles and Sally, [born] Jan. 16, 1840," according to Westminster Vital Records.


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