Family:Whitney, Ebenezer Merrill (1817-1878)

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Ebenezer Merrill9 Whitney (William Ayers8, Moses7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William Ayers8 and Cynthia (Merrill) Whitney, was born 8 Apr 1817, Jackson, PA, and died 25 Nov 1878, Buckland, MA, aged 62 years, of Bright's disease.[1]

He "of Rowe" married, 15 Jan 1842, Colrain, MA, Sarah Jane Hunt "of Colrain",[2] daughter of Salmon and Statira (Smead) Hunt. She was born about 22 Sep 1824, Halifax, VT, and died 27 Nov 1904, Shelburne Falls, MA, aged 80 years 2 months 5 days, of malignant tumor of stomach and bowels, housekeeper.[3]

Children of Ebenezer Merrill9 and Sarah Jane (Hunt) Whitney:

i. Susan H.10 Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1844, Rowe, MA;[4] m. 3 Apr 1865, Shelburne, MA, William A. Hasley, b. ca. 1837, VT, son of Alexis and Eliza (-----) Hasley.[5]
ii. Eunice Hunt Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1846, Charlemont, MA;[6] d. 21 Oct 1865, Shelburne, MA, aged 19 years 26 days, of typhoid fever.[7]
iii. (child) Whitney, d. before 1900; deduced from 1900 census.
iv. William L. Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1856, Shelburne, MA;[8] d. after 1910.
v. Jennie H. Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1860, Shelburne, MA [given name omitted];[9] m. 22 Jun 1881, Shelburne, MA (also recorded 22 Jun 1881, Buckland, MA), Timothy C. Cronan, b. ca. 1851, Ireland, son of Patrick and Lizzie (-----) Cronan.[10]

Census

676 703 E. M. Whitney 34 M - Farmer $550 M. Sarah J. " 26 F - Vermont Susan H. " 7 F - [Vermont] Attended school Dexter Ware 11 M - [Vermont] Attended school Angela Allis 9 F - [Vermont] Attended school Rachel " 83 F - [Vermont] Experience " 62 F - [Vermont]

270 320 Ebenezer M. Whitney 38 M - Pennsylvania Sarah J. Whitney 31 F - Vermont Susan H. Whitney 11 F - Mass. Eunice L. Whitney 8 F - "

1126 1367 Ebenezer Whitney 44 M - Meat Market $2200 $1400 Penn. Sarah J. " 36 F - Vermont Susan H. " 16 F - Mass. Attended school Eunice L. " 13 F - " Attended school Wm. L. " 4 M - "

86 143 Whitney, Ebenezer M. 48 M - Pennsylvania M Grocer - - 1 1 - " , Sarah J. 44 F - Vermont M Housekeeper - - - - - " , Eunice L. 18 F - Mass. S Student - - - - - " , William L. 9 M - " S - - - - - " , Jennie H. 4 F - " S - - - - - 144 Hosley, William A. 28 M - Vermont M Tinner - - 1 1 - " , Susan H. 21 F - Mass. M Housekeeper - - - - -

193 217 Whitney, Ebenezer M. 54 M W Mail Agent $4000 $600 Pennsylvania -----, Sarah J. 47 F M House Keeper Vermont -----, Willie L. 13 M W Mass. -----, Jennie R. 9 F M "

Sarah J. WHITNEY 56 Self F W W VT Keeping House CT MA Wm. L. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W MA Mail Agt. R.R. PA VT Jennie H. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W MA PA VT Ansel M. PHILLIP 55 Oth M W W MA Laborer MA MA

265 320 Whitney, Sarah J. Head W F Sep 1824 76 wid 5ch 3liv Vermont Connecticut Massachusetts Owns mortgaged house -----, William L. Son W M Jun 1856 43 sgl Massachusetts Pennsylvania Vermont Mail agent (Rail road)

  • 1910, Shelburne Falls, Franklin Co., MA:

179 214 Hosley, Susan H. Head F W 64 wid 0ch 0lv Massachusetts Pennsylvania Vermont Own income, Owns free house Whitney, William L. Bro M W 54 sgl Massachusetts Pennsylvania Vermont Clerk hotel

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 301, page 284.

2.^  "Ebenezer M. [Whitney], of Rowe, and Mary Jane Hunt of C., [married] Jan. 15, 1842," according to Vital Records of Colrain, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/83 (death), page 382.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 4, page 192.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 180, page 306.

6.^  "Eunice Hunt [Whitney], d. Ebenezer M., stable keeper, of Shelburne Falls, and Sarah Jane, [born] Aug. 26, 1846," according to Vital Records of Charlemont, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 22, page 186.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 183, page 301.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 96, page 306.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 370.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 325, pages 351 and 378.


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