Family:Whitney, Cyrus O. (1838-a1880)

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Cyrus O.8 Whitney (Benjamin Hudson7, Abraham6, Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Benjamin Hudson7 and Rosella (Baker) Whitney, was born 17 Nov 1838, Hartford, VT, and died after 1880.

He married, Wilton, NH, Lydia H. Goldsmith. She was born 24 Feb 1845, NH, and died after 1880.

George L., Henry H. and Cyrus O. enlisted in 1861 in the 6th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; were discharged and re-enlisted as veterans in twenty-three battles, was four times wounded, and has two honorable discharges; resided Wilton, NH.

Children of Cyrus O.8 and Lydia H. (Goldsmith) Whitney:

i. Henry Goldsmith9 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1870, Wilton, NH (given name omitted);[1] m. 16 Oct 1905, Fall River, MA, Mary A. Mercer, b. ca. 1877, Lonsdale, RI, dau. of Edward and Jane A. (-----) Mercer.[2]
ii. Everett James Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1873, Milford, NH; "James E." m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, NH, Mary Purcell.[3]
iii. Herbert Stephen Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1879, Wilton, NH (given name omitted);[4] m. Nellie Louisa Evans.
iv. Ira Almaron Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1888.


9 8 Whitney, Cyrus 31 M W Farm Laborer N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia H. 25 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Henry G. 2/12 M W N.H. Born in Apr

Cyrus O. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Lydia H. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Henry G. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W NH At School VT NH James E. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NH VT NH Herbert S. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NH VT NH


1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 554, page 222.

3.^  "James E. Whitney (b. 1873, Milford, NH, s. of C. O. Whitney & Lydia H. Goldsmith) & Mary Purcell, m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

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