Family:Whitney, Edward P. (1834-1872)

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Edward P.7 Whitney (Luther6, Daniel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Luther6 and Lydia (Packard) Whitney, was born about 22 Mar 1834, Thorndike, ME, and died 8 Mar 1872, Methuen, MA, aged 37 years 11 months 16 days, of consumption.[1]

He married, 24 Nov 1859, Lawrence, MA, Abby Jane Leighton, daughter of Stephen and Susan (Montgomery) Leighton.[2] She was born about 24 Apr 1836, Strafford, NH, and died after 1880.

Children of Edward P.7 and Abby Jane (Leighton) Whitney:

i. Edward L.8 Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1860, Lawrence, MA [given name omitted];[3] m. Annie E. Snow.
ii. Charles H. Whitney, b. ca. 9 Feb 1863, Springfield, MA; d. 29 Jun 1865, Lawrence, MA, aged 2 years 4 months 20 days, of a bowel complaint.[4]
iii. John S. Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1865, Lawrence, MA;[5] d. 7 Jan 1866, Lawrence, MA, aged 6 months 19 days, of lung fever.[6]
iv. Walter H. Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1870, MA, Lawrence, MA;[7] d. 21 Mar 1871, Lawrence, MA, aged 10 months 21 days, of scrofula.[8]

Census

1379 1971 Edmund McIntyre 32 M - Machinist - $300 N. Hampshire Ann " 30 F - House Keeper Maine Charles H. Stanly 21 M - Operative N. Hampshire Frank Rolfe 32 M - " " Edmund P. Whitny 26 M - Carpenter Maine Abby J. " 23 F - Operative N. Hampshire Nellie Martin 23 F - " Vermont Lizzie Emery 25 F - " N. Hampshire

153 178 E. P. Whitney 31 M - Me. M Carpr. - - 1 1 - Abby " 28 F - N.H. " - - - - - Anna " 7 F - Mass. - - - - -

The identity of Anna Whitney is unknown.</p>

279 403 Enoch Houston 45 M - Maine M Blacksmith - - 1 1 - Louisa H Houston 40 F - do M - - - - - Georgetta Houston 16 F - do S School - - - - - Lura A Houston 1 F - Mass. S - - - - - 404 E. P. Whitney 28 M - N.H. M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Abbie Whitney 27 F - Maine M - - - - - Edward Whitney 4 M - Mass. S - - - - - Charles C. Whitney 2 M - do S - - - - -

78 97 Whitney, Edward P. 36 M W Carpenter $2000 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Abbie J. 34 F W Keeping House New Hampshire -----, Edward L. 9 M W At School Massachusetts Attended school -----, Walter H. 2/12 M W At Home Massachusetts Born in Apr

Stephen LEIGHTON 67 Self M M W NH Farmer NH NH Susan LEIGHTON 67 Wife F M W NH Keeps House NH NH Abbie Jane LEIGHTON 44 Dau F W W NH House Work NH NH Solomon LEIGHTON 82 Bro M S W NH Works On Farm NH NH Edward P. WHITNEY 19 Oth M S W MA Works On Farm ME NH

This is son Edward. Abbie Jane Leighton should actually be Abbie Jane Whitney, his widow.

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 247, page 280.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 126, page 172.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 255.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 183, page 195.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 177, page 184.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 192, page 167.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 223, page 227.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 238, page 195.


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