Family:Whitney, Elliot (1830-1910)

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Elliot8 Whitney (Eleazer7, Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer and Fanny N. (Hook) Whitney, was born 4 Jun 1830, Halifax, VT,[1] and died 20 Oct 1910, Cummington, MA, aged 84 years 4 months 10 days, of chronic nephritis.[2] He was buried in Cummington Village Cemetery, Cummington, MA.

He "of Ashfield" married, 12 Jun 1855, Savoy, MA, Lydia Mary Warner "of Buckland",[3], daughter of Asahel and Elizabeth (Sherman) Warner. She was born about 5 Apr 1836, Savoy, MA, and died 13 Dec 1908, Conway, MA, aged 72 years 8 months 8 days, of apoplexy.[4]

Children of Elliot8 and Lydia Mary (Warner) Whitney:

i. Fanny J.9 Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1856, Buckland, MA;[5] "Fannie E." d. 11 Jul 1858, Buckland, MA, aged 2 years 28 days, of fits.[6]
ii. Minnie May Whitney, b. ca. 1864, Bernardston, MA; m. 24 Feb 1886, Conway, MA (also recorded at Cummington, MA), Charles A. Wells, both of Cummington, b. ca. 1856, Williamsburg, son of Alexiys and Lydia (-----) Wells.[7]

Census

929 1123 Solomon Deming 38 M - Wood Turner $500 $250 Mass. Louisa " 36 F - " Elliot Whitney 30 M - Pedlar $150 " Lydia " 24 F - "

203 315 Dexter Drake 45 M - Mass. M Butcher - - 1 1 - Lestina Drake 43 F - " M - - - - - Charlie Drake 15 M - " S " - - - - - 316 Solomon H. Demming 45 M - " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Loisa Demming 43 F - " M - - - - - 317 Elliot Whitny 34 M - " M Laborer - - 1 1 - Lydia Whitny 28 F - " M - - - - - Minnie Whitny 1 F - Mass. S - - - - -

239 236 Whitney, Elliot 39 M W Farmer $800 $600 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia 34 F " Keeps house Mass. -----, Minnie 6 " " " Attended school

201 206 Whitney, Elliott W F 56 mar Farm Laborer Vt. Vt. Mass. ----- Lydia M. W F 44 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Conn. Mass. ----- Minnie M. W F 16 Dau sgl At School Attended school Mass. Vt. Mass.

50 59 Allis, Rufus W. Head W M Jun 1834 65 mar 25 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm Laborer, Rents house -----, Hattie M. Wife W F Aug 1849 50 mar 25 6ch 2liv Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Sarah P. Dau W F Jan 1884 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Wash Woman Whitney, Lydia Brdr W F Apr 1836 64 mar 45 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts

49 52 Lee, Herbert Head W M Jan 1871 24 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Luna Wife W F Jul 1872 27 mar 4 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Merton R. Son W M Feb 1899 1 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 53 Allis, Rufus W. Head W M Jun 1834 65 mar 25 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm Laborer, Rents house -----, Hattie N. Wife W F Aug 1849 50 mar 25 6ch 2liv Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Sarah P. Dau W F Jan 1884 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Wash woman Whitney, Lydia Brdr W F Apr 1836 64 mar 45 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Elliot [Whitney], ch. Eleazer and Fanny Hook, June 4, 1830, in VT," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (1942).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/33 (death), page 141.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 87, page 61.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/31 (death), page 282.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 96, page 282.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 120, page 187.

7.^  "Minnie May [Whitney], 22, of Cumm., b. in Bernardston, d. of Elliot and Lydia, [married] Feb. 24, 1886 in Conway, and Charles A. Wells, 29, laborer of Cumm., b. in Chesterfield, s. of Alexius and Lydia.," according to William H. Streeter and Daphne H. Morris, Vital Records of Cummington, Massachusetts, 1762-1900 (Cummington, MA: Streeter, 1979). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 370, page 371, and volume 371, page 6.


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