Family:Whitney, Edwin (1836-a1910)

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Edwin8 Whitney (Dwelly7, Lemuel6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Dwelly7 and Emily (Derby) Whitney, was born 6 Jun 1836, Ashburnham, MA, and died between 1910 and 1920.

He married firstly, 27 Dec 1859, Ashburnham, MA,[1] or Bennington, VT, Eliza Jane Cross,[2] daughter of James Monrow and Esther (Nay) Cross. She was born about 28 Apr 1842, Great Falls or Rochester, NH, and died 27 Sep 1867, Ashby, MA, aged 25 years 4 months 29 days, of consumption.[3]

He married secondly, 16 Jun 1868, Ashby, MA, Elizabeth Elmyra Wheeler,[4] daughter of Oliver Lawrence and Mary (Whitney) Wheeler. She was born 2 Jul 1838, Ashby, MA, and died 13 Jul 1887, aged 49 years 11 months 11 days, of tubercular phthisis.[5]

He married thirdly, 7 Dec 1891, Ashby, MA, H. Eliza Hadley, daughter of Ethan and Betsey (Persons) Hadley.[6] She was born about July 1843, Peterborough, NH, and died after 1920.

He resided Ashby, MA.

Children of Edwin8 and Eliza Jane (Cross) Whitney:

i. Frederick L.9 Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1861, Ashby, MA;[7] m.(1) Laura E. Curtis; m.(2) Alta B. C. Bowen.
ii. Charles Oren Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1866, Ashby, MA;[8] d. 14 Feb 1867, Ashby, MA, aged 8 months 8 days, of consumption.[9]

Edwin8 and Elizabeth F. (Wheeler) Whitney had no children.

Edwin8 and H. Elizabeth (Hadley) Whitney had no children.

Notes

Confusingly, there was another contemporary Edwin Dean Whitney (1833-1920) who married, 6 Jan 1860, Eliza Jane Brown, and resided in Winchendon, MA, Providence, RI, and Medford and Revere, MA.

Census

122 132 Lydia Fairbank 65 F - $3000 Massachusetts Albert P. " 21 M - Farmer " Edwin Whitney 14 M - " Attended school 133 Laura O. Rice 41 F - " Lucius " 17 M - Farmer " Laura A. " 8 F - " Attended school Marion A. " 11 F - " Attended school

1529 1504 Edwin Whitney 24 M - Blacksmith Mass. Married within the year Eliza 18 F - " Married within the year

35 39 Edwin Whitney 27 M - Massachusetts M Blacksmith - - 1 1 - Eliza J. Whitney 23 F - New Hampshire M - - - - - Frederick Whitney 3 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - 40 Asa Walker 60 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Malinda Walker 60 F - Do M - - - - -

236 239 Whitney, Edwin 33 M W Dry Goods Merchant $1000 $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizebeth 32 F W Keeping House " -----, Frederick 8 M W Attending School " Attended school

50 52 Whitney, Edwin W M 44 mar Country Store Keeper Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Elizabeth W F 42 Wife mar Housekeeper Mass. Mass. Mass.

205 221 Whitney, Edwin Head W M Jun 1835 64 mar 8 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Eliza H. Wife W F Jul 1843 56 mar 8 0ch 0liv New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont -----, Eliza H. Wife W F Jul 1843 56 mar 8 0ch 0liv New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont

  • 1910, Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA:

248 257 Whitney, Edwin Head M W 73 m(2)18 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts English Farmer on Home Farm Literate Owns Free Farm -----, Eliza H. Wife F W 66 m(1)18 0ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont English None Literate

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 128, page 151.

2.^  "Edwin Whitney (b. 1836, Ashburnham, MA) & Eliza J. Cross, m. Dec 1859, Bennington, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "Eliza [Whitney], married, b. Great Falls, NH, d. James Cross, [died] of consumption, Sep. 27, 1867, a. 25y. 4m. 29d.," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 203, page 77.

4.^  "Edwin [Whitney], 2nd m., a. 32y., merchant, s. Dwell and Emily, and Lizzie E. Wheeler, a. 29y., d. Oliver and May, [married] June 16, 1868," according to Ashby 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 209, page 102.

5.^  "Lizzie [Whitney], married, b. Ashby, d. Oliver L. and Mary Wheeler, of tubercular phthisis, [died] July 13, 1887, a. 49y. 11m. 11d.," according to Ashby 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 383, page 47.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 416, page 75.

7.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. Edwin, blacksmith, [born] Dec. 20, 1861," according to Ashby 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 142, page 38.

8.^  "Charles Oren [Whitney], s. Edwin and Elisa Jane, blacksmith, [born] June 7, 1866," according to Ashby 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 187, page 96.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 302, page 77.


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