Family:Whitney, Eli Harrison (1847-1916)

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Eli Harrison10 Whitney (William Flanagan9, Moses8, Ephraim7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William Flanagan9 and Harriett N. (Morse) Whitney, was born 28 Oct 1847, Upton, MA, and died 18 May 1916, Westborough, MA.

He married firstly, 13 Jan 1873, Dedham, MA, Jennie Elvira Stowe, daughter of Albert and Mary Jane (Hersey) Stowe.[1][2] She was born 19 Feb 1850, Dover, MA, and died 6 Jan 1896, Westborough, MA, aged 46 years 10 months 18 days, of exhaustion following empzema.[3]

He married secondly, 15 Jul 1896, Holliston, MA, Mary Louise (Fisk) Oliver, daughter of Reuben E. and Betsey L. (Plimpton) Fisk.[4] She was born Jan 1854, Holliston, MA, and died after 1910.

He resided Westborough, MA.

Children of Eli Harrison10 and Jennie Elvira (Stowe) Whitney, all born Westborough, MA:

i. Willie Edwin11 Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1874,[5] Westborough, MA; m. 15 Jul 1899, Westborough, MA, or 15 Jun 1899, Upton, MA, Bessie May McCaslin, b. ca. 1879, Holliston, MA, dau. of William A. and Abbie L. (Watkins) McCaslin.[6]
ii. Edmund Stowe Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1875,[7] m. 31 Dec 1900, Westborough, MA, or Northborough, MA, Lena or Tena May Flemming, b. ca. 1878, Athol, MA, dau. of Alonzo and Ella (Hammond) Flemming.[8] Children:
a. Nora Stowe12 Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1902, Westborough, MA.[9]
iii. Alice Edna Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1877;[10]; m. 8 Oct 1896, Westborough, MA, Charles Asher Anable, b. ca. 1869, Hadley, MA, son of Trawbridge and Dolly (Keet) Anable.[11]
iv. Henry Eli Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1879; d. 13 Jul 1879, Westborough, MA.[12]
v. Nina Estelle Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1881; m. 10 Apr 1901, Westborough, MA, Arthur William Eager, b. ca. 1872, Fitchburg, MA, son of William L. and Harriet P. (Fosgate) Eager.[13]
vi. Harry Erwin Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1883.[14]
vii. Eli William Curtis Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1886 [twin].[15]
viii. Elvira Elizabeth Warren Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1886 [twin].[16]
ix. (adopted) Lena J. Whitney, b. Jan 1894, MA.
x. (adopted) Eben R. Whitney, b. ca. 1906, MA.

Census

Hotel 566 716 Tucker, Thomas 68 M W Landlord $4000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Eli 23 M W Holstler Mass. Male citizen over 21 ...

Eli H. WHITNEY 33 Self M M W MA Works Straw Shop MA MA Elvira J. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA ME Willie E. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W MA Attending School MA MA Edmund S. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MA MA MA Alice E. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MA MA MA

315 386 Whitney, Eli H. Head W M Sep 1847 52 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Mary L. Wife W F Jan 1854 46 mar 4 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, W. Curtis Son W M Mar 1886 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Lizzie Dau W F Mar 1886 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Lena J. Dau W F Jan 1894 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

341 424 Harrington, Charles A. Head W M Jun 1831 68 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Mason, Owns free house Newton, H. Eugene Brdr W M Aug 1857 42 div Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Mason Winslow, Carrie Hskp W F Mar 1853 47 mar -- 4ch 4liv Vermont Massachusetts Vermont House keeper 425 Whitney, Willie E. Head W M Feb 1874 26 mar 0 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Brick mason, Rents house -----, Bessie M. Wife W F Aug 1879 20 mar 0 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Maine Massachusetts -----, Curtis Brot W M Mar 1886 14 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

188 212 Haskins, John W. Head W M Jan 1868 32 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Hotel clerk, Rents house -----, Angie L. Cous W F Jan 1861 39 mar 20 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Hotel prop. Norton, Ella L. Srvt W F Jul 1871 28 mar 9 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Cook Davis, Hannah Srvt W F Dec 1859 40 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Servant Whitney, Edmund S. Brdr W M Apr 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Motorman Sherman, Arthur C. Brdr W M May 1867 13 sgl Connecticut Missouri New York At school

  • 1910, Fisher Street, Westborough, Worcester Co., MA:

364 437 Whitney, Eli H. Head M W 64 m2,14 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Mary L. Wife F W 55 m2,14 1ch 1lv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None -----, Lena J. ADau F W 15 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Weaver tape factory -----, Eben R. ASon M W 4 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Eli H., of Westboro, a. 25, b. Upton, s. Wm. F. and Harriet N., and Jennie E. Stowe of Dover, a. 22, b. Dover, d. Albert and Mary J., 1:13:73 [Jan. 13, 1873]," according to Don Gleason Hill, ed., Dedham, Records of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths 1638-1845 (Dedham, MA: Dedham Transcript, 1886).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 254, page 342.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 739.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 461, page 185; also volume 462, page 570.

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 401.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 490, pages 377 and 397.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 270, page 389.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 502, pages 393 and 326.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 522, page 414.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 288, page 363.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 462, page 571.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 405. Also, 1880 Mortality Schedule.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 514, page 399.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 342, page 393.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 369, page 415.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 369, page 415.


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