Family:Whitney, Dexter (1817-1877)

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Dexter8 Whitney (Ethan7, Hiram H.6, Henry5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), born 1817, Milford, MA,[1] and died 6 Feb 1877, Bellingham, MA, aged 59 years 9 months 15 days, of peritonitis.[2]

He married, 16 Sep 1839, Bellingham, MA, Adeliza Cook,[3] daughter of Stephen and Asenath (Bates) Cook. She was born 1812,[4] and died 27 May 1887, Bellingham, MA, aged 76 years 6 months, of cardiac embolism.[5]

Dexter Whitney was born in Milford, MA, but lived in Bellingham many years, and died there about 1877; by occupation he was a bootmaker. He married Adeliza Cook; they had three children; the daughter died in infancy; the second child was Henry A. Whitney, and the third, Lewis E., who was killed in the civil war. He was prominently connected with the Baptist church in Bellingham for many years. He resided Bellingham, MA.

Children of Dexter8 and Adeliza (Cook) Whitney:

i. Helen E. Whitney, b. ca. 30 Aug 1839; d. 17 Oct 1840, Bellingham, MA, aged 1 year 1 month 18 days.[6]
ii. Henry Adalbert9 Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1842, Bellingham, MA;[7] m. Helen A. Holbrook.
iii. Louis Edward Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1844, Bellingham, MA;[8] killed in the Civil War, d. 28 Feb 1865, recorded Bellingham, MA, aged 20 years 5 months, of wounds received in battle.[9]

Census

178 208 Dexter Whitney 33 M - Boots $700 Mass. Adaliza " 37 F - " Henry A. " 7 M - " Attended school Lewis E. " 5 M - " Attended school Lucius O. Cook 20 M - " "

112 152 Dexter Whitney 38 M - Boot Manufacturer Mass. Adallisa Whitney 42 F - " Henry A. Whitney 13 M - " Lewis E. Whitney 11 " - " Elisabeth Oneil 17 F - Ireland L. Olney Cook 25 M - Boot Click Mass.

1935 2187 Dexter Whiting 43 M - Boot Maker $200 Mass. Ada " 47 F - " Henry " 18 M - " Lewis " 15 M - " Attended school

179 179 Dexter Whitney 48 M - Massachusetts M Bootmaker - - 1 1 - Adeliza Whitney 49 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - Henry A. Whitney 22 M - Massachusetts S Bootmaker - - 1 1 -

117 134 Whiting, Dexter 52 M W Boot Maker Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Adeliza 57 F W Keeping house Mass. Cook, Olney L. 36 M W Works for Boot Mfg. Mass. Male citizen over 21

Henry A. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W MA Works For Boot Factory MA MA Hellen A. WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Jennie L. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Lewis E. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MA At School MA MA Eva L. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Adaliza WHITNEY 67 Oth F W W MA MA MA

References

1.^  "Dexter [Whitney], ______, [born] 1817. G.R.2," according to Vital Records of Bellingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1903), pp. 70-71.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 293, page 242.

3.^  "Adeliza [_____] [Whitny], w. Dexter, [born] _____, 1812. G.R.2," according to Bellingham Vital Records, pp. 70-71.

4.^  "Dexter [Whitney] and Adeliza Cook, [married] Sept. 26, 1839," according to Bellingham Vital Records, p. 157.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 267.

6.^  "Helen E. [Whitney], d. Dexter and Adeliza, [died] Oct. 17, 1840, a. 1y. 1m. 18d. G.R.2," according to Bellingham Vital Records, p. 220.

7.^  "Henry Adalbert [Whitney], s. Dexter and Adaliza, [born] July 1, 1842," according to Bellingham Vital Records, pp. 70-71.

8.^  "Lewis Edward [Whitney], s. Dexter and Adliza, [born] Sept. 12, 1844," according to Bellingham Vital Records, pp. 70-71.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 184, page 186.


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