Family:Whitney, Elisha (1824-1888)

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Elisha7 Whitney (Michael6, Elisha5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Michael6 and Nancy (Leech) Whitney,[1] was born 10 Jun 1824, Beverly, MA,[2] and died 30 Nov 1888, Beverly, MA, aged 64 years 5 months 20 days, of angina pectoris, insurance broker.[3]

He married 29 Jun 1853, Beverly, MA,[4] Charlotte G. Foster, daughter of Ezra and Harriett (Lovett) Foster. She was born about 13 Nov 1829, Syracuse, NY, and died 11 Oct 1901, Beverly, MA, aged 71 years 10 months 28 days, of internal hemorrhage due to malignant disease of stomach.[5]

They lived in Beverly, MA; on Washington Street at his death.

He was a seaman, then a master mariner, and finally an insurance broker.

Children of Elisha7 and Charlotte G. (Foster) Whitney:

i. Anna L.8 Whitney, b. -- Mar 1856, Beverly, MA; d. 10 Aug 1907, Beverly, MA, aged 51 years, of fibro-sarcoma uteri with metastasis; unmarried.[6]
ii. Margaret Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1859, Beverly, MA;[7] d. after 1907, then unmarried.
iii. Kate Foster Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1864, Beverly, MA;[8] m. 23 Jul 1895, Beverly, MA, Roland William Boyden., b. ca. 1864, Beverly, MA,son of William C. and Amy L. (Hoag) Boyden.[9]
iv. Granger Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1866, Beverly, MA;[10] resided Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, in 1900.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1868, Beverly, MA;[11] d. 29 Jan 1868, Beverly, MA, aged 2 days, of infantile.[12]

Census

791 1086 Michal Whitney 70 M - Merchant $3000 Mass. Elizabeth " 50 F - " Ellen Leach 40 F - " Catherane Drisco 30 F - Ireland Elisha Whitney 26 M - Mariner Mass. 792 1087 Sarah E. " 21 F - "

680 994 Ezra Foster 73 M - Shipmaster Mass. Harriet A. Foster 62 F - Mass. Stephen S. Foster 21 M - Trader Mass. Elisha Whitney 31 M - Shipmaster Mass. Charlotte G. Whitney 26 F - Mass. Kate Folan 23 F - Ireland

Elisha and Charlotte are living with her parents.

784 1070 Elisha Whitney 36 M - Master Mariner $2500 $1000 Mass. Charlotte G. " 31 F - N.Y. Annah L. " 4 F - Mass. Margaret " 6/12 F - " Joanna Hide 20 F - Servant Ireland

548 745 Elisha Whitney 42 M - Mass. M Mariner - - 1 1 - Charlotte G. Whitney 35 F - " M - - - - - Anna L. Whitney 9 F - " S - - - - - Margaret Whitney 5 F - " S - - - - - Cate F. Whitney 1 F - " S - - - - - Margaret Baker 26 F - Ireland S - - - - - Margaret Ryan 16 F - " S - - - - -

396 655 Whitney, Elisha 46 M W Broker $2500 $2500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " , Charlotte G. 39 F W Keeping house New York " , Anna L. 14 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school " , Margaret 10 F W Attending School " Attended school " , Kate 6 F W Attending School " Attended school " , Granger 4 M W At Home " Lane, Elis'th 20 F W Domestic Servant Eng. Parents foreign born Harrington, Cath. 24 F W Domestic Servant Eng. Parents foreign born

379 597 Whitney, Elisha W M 56 mar Insurance Broker Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Charlotte W F 50 Wife mar Keeping House Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Anna W F 24 Dau sgl At Home Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Margaret W F 20 Dau sgl At Home Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Kate W F 16 Dau sgl At School Attended school Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Granger W M 14 Son sgl At School Attended school Massachusetts Mass. Mass.

188 259 Whitney, Charlotte G. Head W F Nov 1828 71 wid 5ch 4liv New York Massachusetts Massachusetts Capitalist, Owns Free House -----, Anna L. Dau W F Mar 1856 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New_York -----, Margaret Dau W F Dec 1859 40 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New_York Worral, May Srvt W F Apr 1878 22 sgl Canada (Eng.) Canada (Eng.) Canada (Eng.) Servant, Immig. 1895

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Elisha [Whitney], s. Michael and Nancy, [born] June 10, 1824," according to Beverly Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 391, page 211.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 69, page 172.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 516, page 424.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/5, page 190.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 123, page 174.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 168, page 149.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 451, page 318.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 186, page 167.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 205, page 173.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 211, page 164.


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