Family:Whitney, Eugene Francis (1834-a1880)

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Eugene Francis8 Whitney (Jesse7, Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jesse7 and Rebecca (Newell) Whitney, was born 7 Feb 1834, Nashua, NH, and died after 1880.

He married, 1 Mar 1860, Nashua, NH, Carrie H. Clark.[1] She was born 14 Nov 1831, NH, and died after 1880.

He was educated in the public schools at Nashua. At the age of 17 commenced to learn the trade of a molder of machinery castings; at the age of 21 had charge of a boiler and foundry works in New York City. In 1887, worked in Atlanta, Georgia and Knoxville, TN. From there had a call as superintendent of the Nashua Foundry Company at Nashua, NH, which position he has held 26 years. Has held important offices in the city, minor offices, besides a member of the board of education, common council 2 years, 1 year as president of the board, 2 years as alderman and now chairman of the board of assessors, which position he has held for 6 years and re-elected for a tern of 2 years. He is prominent in the various-financial charitable and other institutions in the city, is high honored, and has the respect and esteem of his fellow citizens. Republican in politics; resided Nashua, NH.

Children of Eugene Francis8 and Carrie H. (Clark) Whitney:

i. Lizzie Adams9 Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1861, Nashua, NH; m. 18 Aug 1883, Cottage City, MA, William V. Gilman, b. ca. 1857, Albany, NH, son of Horace M. and Ada V. (-----) Gilman;[2] resided Springfield, MA.

Census

90 Brick $9000 158 Dexter Force 55 M - - Mass. 1 - 11 Engineer - - - - - - - Joanna Force 50 F - Wife " 1 - 11 None - - - - - - - Dexter W. Force 19 M - Chld Maryland - - 11 Clerk - - - - - - - Chas. W. Force 15 M - " " - - 11 - - - - - - - - Thos. G. Force 13 M - " " - - 11 - - - - - - - - Margt Riely 45 F - Brdr Ireland - - 10 Servant - - 1 - 1 - - Rose FitzPatrick 20 F - " " - - 4 " - - 1 - 1 - - Eugene F. Whitney 21 M - Neph N. Hampshire - - 1 Foundry 1 - - - - - -

250 290 Anna Fisher 74 F - House Keeper $2500 $200 New Hampshire Fanny W. " 36 F - " " George O. " 16 M - Scholar " Attended school Anna F. " 10 F - " Attended school Eugene F. Whitney 26 M - Machinist " Carrie H. " 28 F - None "

400 553 Whitney, Eugene F. 38 M W Iron Moulder $2000 $1000 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 36 F W Keeping house N.H. -----, Lizzie 6 F W N.H. Attended school

Eugene F. WHITNEY 46 Self M M W NH Supt. Of Iron Foundry MA MA Carrie H. WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Lizzie A. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W NH At Home NH NH

References

1.^  "Eugene F. Whitney (b. 1834) & Carrie H. Clark, m. 1 Mar 1860, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 343, page 191.


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