Family:Whitney, Edward A. (1823-1905)

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Edward Alonzo7 Whitney (John6, Joshua5, Eleazer4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of John6 and Lucy (Chamberlin) Whitney, was born 1 Sep 1823, Sandisfield, MA, and died 27 Jul 1905, Sandisfield, MA, aged 81 years 11 months, of arteriosclerosis.[1] He was buried in West New Boston Cemetery, Sandisfield, MA.[2]

He married, 25 Nov 1846, Sandisfield, MA, Harriett Elvira Couch, daughter of Lyman and Lavinia (Wilcox) Couch.[3] She was born 8 or 12 Feb 1830, Sandisfield, MA, and died 26 Aug 1905, Sandisfield, MA, aged 75 years 6 months 14 days, of weak heart.[4] She was buried in West New Boston Cemetery, Sandisfield, MA.[5]

He is a manufacturer of hand hay rakes; resided Montville, MA.

Children of Edward Alonzo7 and Harriett Elvira (Couch) Whitney:

i. Jennie E. Whitney, "Jane E." b. 28 Nov 1847;, Sandisfield, MA;[6] d. 19 Jan 1889; m. 28 Oct 1866, Sandisfield, MA, Samuel J. Demming, b. 22 Mar 1845, Becket, MA, son of Amos Deming;[7] resided Pleasant Valley, CT.
Ch.: Nellie J., b. 1870; m. 30 Dec 1892; Edward A., b. 12 Mar 1872; Willie, b. 11 Aug 1874; Clarence, b. 10 Oct 1878.
ii. Hiram E.8 Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1849, Sandisfield, MA;[8] m. Susan A. Lamson.
iii. Wilbur L. Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1851; m. Maria Robinson.
iv. Mary Bell Whitney, b. 24 May 1853, Sandisfield, MA [given name omitted];[9] "Mary A." d. 10 Aug 1855, Sandisfield, MA, aged 2 years 2 months 16 days, of cholera infantum.[10]
v. Burton L. Whitney, b. 11 May 1858, Sandisfield, MA [given name omitted];[11] resided Lonsdale, RI.
vi. Wallace W. Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1860, Sandisfield, MA [given name omitted];[12] resided Montville, MA.

Census

166 184 Edward Whitney 26 M - Blacksmith $400 Mass. Alvira Whitney 18 F - Mass. Jane Whitney 2 F - Mass. Hiram Whitney 1 M - Mass. Lucy Whitney 60 F - Mass.

349 326 Whitney Wid. Lucy 64 F - Mass. Whitney Edward A. 31 M - Mechanic " Whitney Elvira H. 25 F - " Whitney Jane E. 7 F - " Whitney Hiram E. 5 M - " Whitney Wilbur L. 4 M - " Whitney Mary A. 2y 1m F - "

1986 1919 Edward A. Whitney 35 M - Rake Maker $1300 - Mass. Aloisa H. " 29 F - " Jane E. " 12 F - " Attended school Hiram E. " 11 M - " Attended school Welber L. " 9 M - " Attended school Benton " 2 M - " Wallace " 4/12 M - "

186 201 Edward A. Whitney 42 M - Massachusetts M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Harriet E. Whitney 35 F - Do M - - - - - Jane E. Whitney 17 F - Do S - - - - - Hiram E. Whitney 15 M - Do S - - - - - Wilbur L. Whitney 13 M - Do - - - - - Burton L. Whitney 7 M - Do - - - - - Wallace W. Whitney 5 M - Do - - - - -

276 277 Whitney, Edward A. 47 M W Rake Maker $1200 $300 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elvira H. 41 F W Keeping house " -----, Hiram 20 M W Work in Rake Mill " -----, Wilbur 19 M W Peddler " Married in May -----, Burton 12 M W At school " Attended school -----, Wallace 10 M W At school " Attended school

E. A. WHITNEY 57 Self M M W MA Rake Maker MA MA Harriet WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Hiram WHITNEY 30 Son M S W MA Carpenter MA MA Berton WHITNEY 22 Son M S W MA Laborer MA MA Wallace WHITNEY 20 Son M S W MA Laborer MA MA

47 48 Whitney, Edward Head W M Sep 1823 76 mar 53 Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts Day laborer, Owns free house -----, Harriette E. Wife W F Feb 1830 70 mar 53 6ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Wallace W. Son W M Jan 1860 40 Single Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Day laborer

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/81 (death), page 271.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #60278396, Edward A. Whitney.

3.^  "Edward A. and Elvira H. Couch, Nov. 25, 1846," according to Capt. Elizur Yale Smith, Vital Records of Sandisfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Rutland, VT: Tuttle Publishing Company, 1936).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/81 (death), page 273.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #60278360, Harriet Elvira Couch Whitney.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 34, page 81.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 189, page 68.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 34, page 81.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 62.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 93, page 46.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 114, page 67.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 73.


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