Family:Whitney, Edwin Dean (1833-1920)

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Edwin Dean Whitney, (Ransford, Samuel), son of Ransford and Eunice (Parmenter) Whitney, was born 5 Mar 1833, Princeton, MA, and died 22 Feb 1920, Revere, MA.

He married, 6 Jan 1860, Millbury, MA, Eliza Jane Brown, daughter of C. E. and Elizabeth (-----) Brown. She was born 24 Oct 1842, Hopkinton, MA, and died 22 Mar 1914, Revere, MA.

They lived in Millbury, Ashby, and Winchendon, MA.

Children of Edwin D. and Eliza Jane (Brown) Whitney:

i. George Henry Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1861, Millbury, MA; d. ca. 1927, Millbury, MA; unmarried.
ii. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1863, Millbury, MA;[1] "Lizzie" m. 8 Apr 1885, Malden, MA, James Judson Hunnewell, of Melrose, MA, b. ca. 1864, Windham, ME, son of John W. and Ann W. (-----) Hunnewell.[2]
iii. Harriet May Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1865, Millbury, MA; d. 4 Jan 1911, Lynn, MA; m.(1) John P. McGuire; m.(2) 21 Jul 1901, Arlington, MA [recorded at Lynn and Medford, MA], Herbert Stanley Miles, b. ca. 1865, Milton, NS, son of Alfred and Lydia (Williams) Miles.[3]
iv. Walter Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1865, Millbury, MA.[4]
v. Edna Mae Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1874, Millbury, MA, or "Edna Maude" b. 15 Feb 1874, Milford, MA;[5] "Edna Maud" d. 8 Sep 1874, Milford, MA, aged 6 months 25 days, of cholera infantum.[6]

Notes

Confusingly, there was another contemporary Edwin8 Whitney (1836-a1910) who married, 27 Dec 1859, Ashburnham, MA, Eliza J. Cross, and resided in Ashby, MA.

In his daughter Sarah's birth record, he "Edward D." is said to have been born in CT, and his wife in Hopkinton, MA.

Census

100 134 Charles Bowers 48 M - England M Grinder - - 1 1 1 Catherine Bowers 29 F - " M House Keeper - - - - - Emma S. Bowers 6 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - Mary E. Bowers 4 F - " - - - - - - Josephine L. Bowers 2 F - Connecticut - - - - - - Charles A. Bowers 9m M - Millbury, Mass. - - - - - - 135 Edward D. Whitney 32 M - Hopkinton, " M 1st Bat. H. A. Mass. Vols. - - 1 1 - Elisa Jane Whitney 22 F - " " M - - - - - Geo. Henry Whitney 5 M - Millbury, " - - - - - - Sarah E. Whitney 2 F - " , " - - - - - - Harriet C. Whitney 28d F - " , " - - - - - - Francis Whitney 37 M - Massachusetts W 1st Bat. H. A. Mass. Vols. - - 1 1 -

498 640 Whitney, Edwin B. 37 M W Laborer $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Eliza J. 27 F W Keeping House " " George H. 10 M W Attends School " Attended school " Sarah E. 7 F W Attends School " Attended school " Hattie H. 5 F W " 641 " George W. 34 M W Polisher of Iron $100 " Male citizen over 21 " Lizzie 33 F W Keeping House " " Charles 6 M W Attends School " Attended school " Ada 3 F W " " Susan E. 1 F W "

  • 1880, Middle St., District 127, Providence, Providence Co., RI:

53 66 Whitney, Edwin D. W M 47 mar Machinist Mass. Mass. Mass. " Eliza J. W F 37 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. R.I. Mass. " George H. W M 20 Son sgl At Home Mass. Mass. Mass. " Sarah E. W F 17 Dau sgl Work in Cotton Mill Mass. Mass. Mass. " Harriett M. W F 15 Dau sgl Work in Cotton Mill Mass. Mass. Mass.

353 395 Whitney, Edwin D. Head W M Mar 1833 67 mar 40 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -------, Eliza J. Wife W F Oct 1842 57 mar 40 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts -------, George H. Son W M Aug 1860 39 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Maywise, Harriet M. Dau W F Apr 1865 35 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Caldwell, C. Frank Brdr W M Sep 1860 39 sgl Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts Maguire, Bessie M. Dau W F Oct 1885 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910, 11 Mill Street Place, Revere, Suffolk Co., MA:

146 230 Goodwin, Boyd Head M W 42 m(1)14 Can. English Can. English Can. English 1893 Alien English Janitor Public Building -------, Alice Wife F W 32 m(1)14 3ch 3liv Can. English Can. English Can. English 1897 English None -------, Lorna Dau F W 13 sgl Massachusetts Can. English Can. English English None -------, May J. Dau F W 10 sgl Massachusetts Can. English Can. English English None -------, Frank P. Son M W 7 sgl Massachusetts Can. English Can. English None 231 Whitney, Edwin D. Head M W 76 m(1)50 Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts English Machinist Navy Yard -------, Eliza J. Wife F W 66 m(1)50 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts English None Miles, Herbert SinL M W 45 m(2)9 Can. English Can. English Can. English 1882 Nat English Shoe Cutter Shoe Factory -----, Harriet Dau F W 45 m(2)9 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts English Dress Maker Own Home Tilton, Elizabeth GDau F W 24 m(1)7 1ch 1liv Rhode Island Massachusetts Massachusetts English None ------, George SinL M W 49 m(1)7 Vermont Vermont Vermont English Turner Interior f---t Whitney, George H. Son M W 49 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts English None Caldwell, Charles F. Brdr M W 49 sgl Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts English Machinist Shoe Machinery

  • 1920, 11 Mill Street Place, Revere, Suffolk Co., MA:

89 146 Whitney, Edwin D. Head Rents M W 86 wid Literate Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts None -------, George H. Son M W 58 sgl Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None 147 MacLean, Wallace D. Head Rents M W 62 mar 1875 No 1910 Literate Canada English Canada English Canada English Artist Commercial -------, Catherine F. Wife F W 52 mar Literate Massachusetts Scotland Ireland English None -------, Irene W. Dau F W 20 sgl Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada English Teacher Public School -------, Dorothy Dau F W 18 sgl Attended school Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada English None

  • 1930: not found.

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 161, page 178.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 362, pages 163 and 186.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 512, page 477, and volume 513, page 514.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 179, page 190.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 261, page 338.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 355.


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