Family:Whitney, Daniel Sanderson (1810-1894)

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Rev. Daniel Sanderson8 Whitney (Amaziah7, Caleb6, Caleb5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Amaziah7 and Sarah (Trull) Whitney, was born 4 Feb 1810, Danvers, MA, and died 14 Mar 1894, Southborough, MA, aged 84 years 1 month 10 days, of inflammation of the kidneys.[1]

He "Rev." "of Milford" married, 23 Jun 1842, Boylston, MA, Hannah Sophia Phillips Cotton,[2] daughter of Ward and Rebecca (Jackson) Cotton. She was born 16 Oct 1810, Boylston, MA, and died 13 Feb 1904, 17 Perry Street, Cambridge, MA, aged 93 years 3 months 28 days, of old age, angina, and dilatation of heart.[3]

Mr. Whitney studied for the ministry with Rev. Paul Dean, of Boston, and was ordained as an evangelist by the Massachusetts Association of Restorationists. He is a warm-hearted, conscientious, earnest preacher of practical Christianity in its various reformatory bearings, though never settled as a pastor. He has preached at different periods for longer or shorter terms in Middlesex village, West Boylston and Berlin. Also lectured much on temperance and other reforms. He was one of the original coadjutors in the attempt to establish the Community at Hopedale; commenced there in 1842, his wife likewise becoming a member and the family continuing till 1850. Since then he has resided in other localities, namely, Southborough, where he was postmaster in 1871. While residing in Boylston that town elected him its delegate to the state convention of 1853 for revising the constitution. Concerning his participation in that body, he dryly says: "The only things that made me a white crow in that convention were my advocacy of the proposition to leave the term male out of the constitution, as Francis Jackson and his friends desired it should be, and the proposition to put aside the military organization and intrust the execution of the laws to the legal voters, who really enacted them;" resided Boylston, Milford and Southborough, MA.

Children of Daniel Sanderson8 and Hannah Sophia Phillips (Cotton) Whitney:

i. Daniel Cotton9 Whitney, b. 8 May 1843, Hopedale or Milford, MA;[4] d. 31 Jul 1850, Beverly, MA, aged 7 years 2 months 23 days, of fits.[5]
ii. Mary P. C. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1849, Milford, MA;[6] d. 18 May 1906, Boston, MA (also recorded Cambridge, MA), aged 57 years 2 months 6 days, of pulmonary thrombosis;[7] m. 24 Nov 1870, Southborough, MA, John D. Billings, of Canton, teacher, aged 27; b. Canton, son of Samuel and Dorcas (Clark) Billings.[8]
iii. Alice G. C. Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1852; m. 20 Jul 1871, Southborough, MA, Hazen James Burton, Jr., of Boston, salesman, aged 24; b. Roxbury, son of Hazen Jonathan and Harriet Lincoln (Smith) Burton;[9] five ch.

Census

408 597 Daniel S. Whitney 40 M - Shoe Maker Mass. Sophia P. " 41 F - " Mary P. " 1 F - " 598 Betsey Foster 58 F - $1000 " Mary A. Thomas 45 F - " Joanna " 42 F - "

246 287 Daniel S. Whitney 45 M - Shoemaker Massachusetts Hannah S. P. C. Whitney 45 F - Massachusetts Mary T. C. Whitney 6 F - Massachusetts Alice C. Whitney 4 F - Massachusetts

1133 1378 Daniel S. Whitney 50 M - C. U. Clergyman $100 Mass. Hannah S. P. C. " 49 F - $2240 $1850 " Mary P. C. " 11 F - " Attended school Alice G. C. " 9 F - " Attended school

139 163 Daniel S. Whitney 55 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Hannah S. P. Whitney 54 F - " M Housewife - - - - - Mary P. C. Whitney 16 F - " S - - - - - Allice G. Whitney 13 F - " S - - - - -

164 179 Whitney, Daniel S. 60 M W Life & Accident Insurance Agent Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah S. P. 59 F W Keeping House $4000 $2300 " -----, Mary F. C. 21 F W School Teacher "

Daniel S. Whitney 70 Self M M W MASSACHUSETTS Occ: Postmaster FA: MASS. MO: MASS. Hannah S. P. Whitney 69 Wife F M W MASSACHUSETTS Occ: Keeping House FA: MASS. MO: MASS.

32 33 Whitney, Hannah S. P. Head W F Oct 1810 89 wid 3ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house Kenworthy, Sarah Srvt W F Jun 1853 49 wid 1ch 1liv New York Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 447, page 689.

2.^  "Rev. Daniel-S. [Whitney] of Milford and Hannah-S.-P. Cotton, [married] June 23, 1842," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Boylston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1900). Also, "Daniel S. [Whitney] [Rev., int.] and Hannah S. P. (H. Sophia P., int.) Cotton of Boylston, in Boylston, [married] June 23, 1842," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 3, page 149.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/86 (death), page 114.

4.^  "Daniel Cotton [Whitney], s. of Rev. Daniel S. and Hannah S. P., in Hopedale, [born] May 8, 1843," according to Milford 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 5, page 208a.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 48, page 94.

6.^  "Mary P. [Whitney], d. of Rev. Daniel S. and H. S. P. C., [born] Mar. 12, 1849," according to Milford 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 36, page 347.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/11, page 431, and volume 1906/25 (Death), page 536.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 228, page 287.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 237, page 304.


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