Family:Whitney, Francis M. (1830-1902)

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Francis M.7 Whitney (William6, Stephen5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of William6 and Mary Ann (Mayberry) Whitney, was born about 1 Jun 1830, Otisfield, ME, and died 14 May 1902, Concord, VT, aged 72 years 11 months 15 days.

He married 27 Dec 1859, Brunswick, VT, Hannah Crocker Barnett, daughter of John and Elizabeth W. (Dowse) Barnett. She was born 1 Oct 1837, Columbia, NH, and died 20 Oct 1918, South Paris, ME.

Francis was a farmer and a teamster. He served in the Civil War in Co. E, 3rd Vermont Infantry.

Francis and Hannah are buried in the Concord Village Cemetery, Concord, VT.

Children of Francis M. and Hannah Crocker (Barnett) Whitney:

i. (prob. adopted) Fred M.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1865, Canada; d. aft. 1880.
ii. Dora E. Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1866, Columbia, NH; m.(1) 17 Sep 1884, Colebrook, NH, John Miller, b. 1865, Eton, QC;[1] m.(2) 31 Dec 1908, Concord, VT, William Edward Douglas; m.(3) 16 Feb 1918, Stratford, NH, George W. Brown.[2]
iii. Emma A. Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1869, Columbia, NH;[3] d. 31 Dec 1957, St. Johnsbury, VT; m.(1) 23 Feb 1894, Columbia, NH, Ivan F. Lull;[4] m.(2) 1 Jan 1910, Concord, VT, Wesley Daniel Blodgett.

Census

215 215 Oliver Bennett 30 M - Laborer $30 Vermont Malissa " 26 F - " Eliza A. " 2 F - " " 2/12 M - " Fred Fuchey 25 M - Canada Chas. Thompson 25 M - Laborer Me. J. F. Hopkins 28 M - Vt. Will F. Staple 30 M - Blacksmith N. H. John Lettus 25 M - Canada Francis Whitney 28 M - Me.

132 143 Whitney, Francis M. 40 M W Farmer $750 $320 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah 35 F W Keeping house N.H. -----, Dorah 4 F W N.H. -----, Emma 9/12 F W N.H. Born in Sep Barnett, Albert H. 25 M W Farmer $750 $270 N.H.

Frank M. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W ME Teamster ME ME Hannah C. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Fred M. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W CAN At School CAN VT Dora E. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W NH At Home ME NH Emma A. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W NH At School ME NH

203 205 Whitney, Francis M. Head W M Jun 1830 70 mar 40 Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer, Rents house -----, Hannah C. Wife W F Oct 1837 62 mar 40 3ch 2liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont -----, Emma Dau W F Sep 1869 30 div 1ch 0liv New Hampshire Maine New Hampshire

References

  • Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908; Ancestry.com
  • Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008; Ancestry.com

1.^  "Dodra E. Whitney (b. 1866, d. of Frank Whitney & Hannah Barnett) & John Miller, m. 17 Sep 1884, Colebrook, Coos Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

4.^  New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947, at FamilySearch.org.


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