Family:Whitney, Elias (1797-1875)

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Elias7 Whitney (Jacob6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Jacob6 and Mary (Patch) Whitney, was born 16 Jun 1797, Winchendon, MA,[1] and died 1 Jun 1875, Stoddard, NH.

Marriage intentions were published 16 Jan 1822, Winchendon, MA, for him and Fanny Demery "of Rindge".[2] He married 18 Feb 1822, Rindge, NH, Fannie Demary.[3] She was born 23 Oct 1796, and died 5 Sep 1875.

He was born in Winchendon, MA, and inherited his father's estate. He resided on the old homestead until about 1855, when he moved to Stoddard, NH, where he followed his profession, that of surveying and farming. He resided Winchendon, MA, and Stoddard, NH.

Children of Elias7 and Fannie (Demary) Whitney:

i. Reuben Fairbanks8 Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1823, Winchendon, MA;[4] m. Jane L. Tubbs.
ii. Mary Patch Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1824, Winchendon, MA;[5] d. 25 Aug 1826, Winchendon, MA, aged 19 months 25 days.[6]
iii. Mary P. Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1827, Winchendon, MA;[7] d. 31 May 1890.
iv. Fanny D. Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1829, Winchendon, MA;[8] d. 2 Apr 1837, Winchendon, MA. aged 7 years 3 months.[9]
v. Marcus E. M. Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1832, Winchendon, MA;[10] d., s. p., 27 Aug 1854.
vi. Felicia Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1836; m.(1) 4 Apr 1860, Stoddard, NH, William L. Sherman; b. 20 Mar 1819; d. 30 Jun 1865. He was an attorney-at-law; m.(2) 24 Jul 1866, Bay City, MI, Fred Bancroft; born 1837, Stockbridge, MA; resided 510 North Madison St., Bay City, MI. Children:
a. William Demary Sherman, b. 24 Jul 1861; m. 25 Dec 1886, ----- -----; resided B. C.
b. Nettie B. Sherman, b. 13 Jan 1865; m. 1 Jun 1887, John J. Sherman; resided 343 Oakwood Boulevard, Chicago, IL.
vii. Emily Frances Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1838; "Fanny E." m. 26 Dec 1859, Newport, NH, Sumner Knight,[11] b. 6 Apr 1818. She d. 10 Jul 1887. He is a farmer. Children:
a. Marcus Whitney Knight, b. 7 Jul 1861; m. 20 Jun 1888, Susie E. Marble, physician; resided Milford, MA.
b. Florence Sherman Knight, b. 27 Jan 1864; d. 1 Mar 1890.
c. Charles Sumner Knight, b. 16 Sep 1869; d. 19 Feb 1890.
viii. Serena P. Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1841; m. 30 Oct 1877, Stoddard, Edward E. Upton; resided Keene, NH, s. p. He was b. 30 Nov 1826. She was a school teacher for 20 years.

Census

98 106 Elias Whitney 59 M - Farmer Massachusetts Fanny " 53 F - " Mary " 22 F - " Masens " 18 M - Laborer " Attended school Filitia " 14 F - " Attended school Francis " 11 M - " Attended school Syrena " 9 F - " Attended school

236 283 Merrick F. Otis 28 M - Shoemaker Mass. Mary E. Otis 26 F - Do George D. Whitney 26 M - Shoemaker Do 282 Mary P. Whitney 28 F - Do Caroline M. Whitney 12 F - Do

248 254 Elias Whitney 62 M - Farmer $1700 $450 Mass. Fanny " 63 F - House Keeper N.H. Mary P. " 30 F - Dress Maker Mass. Syrena P. " 19 F - School Teacher " Attended school

117 106 Whitney, Elias 73 M W Retired $200 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny D. 70 F W Keeping House $650 $2000 N.H.

References

1.^  "Elias [Whitney], s. Jacob and Mary, [born] June 16, 1797," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Elias [Whitney] and Fanny Demery of Rindge, int. Jan. 16, 1822," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

3.^  "Elias Whitney & Fanny Demary, m. 18 Feb 1822, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Reuben F. [Whitney], s. Elies and Fanny, [born] Feb. 3, 1823," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary F. [Whitney], d. Elies and Fanny, [born] Dec. 31, 1824," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

6.^  "Mary F. [Whitney], d. Elies and Fanny, [died] Aug. 25, 1826. [a. 7m] [Mary Patch, Aug. 26, a. 19m. 25d. G.S.1]," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary F. [Whitney] 2d, d. Elies and Fanny, [born] Nov. 28, 1827," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

8.^  "Fanny D. [Whitney], d. Elies and Fanny, [born] Dec. 27, 1829," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

9.^  "Fanny Demary [Whitney], d. Elias and Fanny, [died] Apr 2, 1837, a. 7y. 3m. G.S.1," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Marcus E. M. [Whitney], s. Elies and Fanny, [born] Aug. 19, 1832," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

11.^  "Fanny E. Whitney (b. 1838, Winchendon, MA, d. of Elias Whiting) & Sumner Knight, m. 26 Dec 1859, Newport, Sullivan Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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