Family:Whitney, Frederick (1823-a1920)
He, of Westminster, married firstly, 8 Oct 1850, Marlborough, MA, Sarah Ann Randell, of Marlborough, daughter of Levi and Lucy (Allen) Randell, of Providence, NY. She was born about 1820, Edinburgh, NY, and died 22 Nov 1857, Westminster, MA, aged 37 years 9 months 7 days, of consumption.
He married secondly, 19 Apr 1859, Janette C. Vandenburg, of Onondaga, NY. She died Dec 1881, Cranston, RI.
He married thirdly, 31 Oct 1882, Lancaster, MA, Jane (McKinnon) McLean, of Prince Edward Island, Canada, daughter of Allen and Margaret F. (Ferguson) McKinnon. She was born about 1847, NB. She had married firstly, John McLean.
Frederic Whitney, son of Aaron and Martha, married 1st Sarah Ann, daughter of Levi and Lucy Allen Randell, of Providence, NY. She bore him one son. He married 2d Janette C. Vandenburg, of Onondaga, NY. She died without issue at Cranston, RI, and he married 3d Jane McLean, of Prince Edward Island. She has one child. Leaving the farm at twenty-one, Mr. Whitney worked at chair making many years, and was in the U.S. armory at Springfield during the war. He was appointed superintendent of farm connected with State Industrial School at Lancaster eleven years, and later had charge of Providence, RI, water works pumping station seven years. One year he served as assessor in Westminster, and has filled most worthily the office of deacon in Congregational Trinity church at both Westminster and Lancaster, a position still held by him at the latter place, where he now resides; resided Lancaster, MA.
Heywood says the following:
- "Whitney, Frederic8, s. of Aaron7 and Martha, m. (1) Sarah Ann, dau. of Levi and Lucy Allen Randell of Providence, N.Y., Sept. 1850. She bore him 1 s. and d. Nov. 22, 1857. He m. (2) Janette C. Vandenburg of Onondaga, N.Y., April 19, 1859. She d., without issue, at Cranston, R. I., Dec., 1881, and he m. (3) Jane McLean of P. E. Island, Oct. 31, 1882. She has 1 chd. Leaving the farm at 21, Mr. W. worked at chair making many years, and was in U. S. Armory at Springfield during the war. He was appointed Supt. of farm connected with State Ind. School at Lanc. 11 years, and later had charge of Providence, R. I., Water Works pumping station 7 yrs. One year he served as Assessor in W., and has filled most worthily the office of Dea. in Cong. Trin. Chh. at both W. and Lanc.-a position still held by him at the latter place where he now res."
Children of Frederick8 and Sarah Ann (Randell) Whitney:
i. Herbert Frederick9 Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1851, Palmer, MA [Pierce], or 3 Nov 1851, Westminster, MA; resided Worcester, MA; unmarried; is an expressman.
Children of Frederic8 and Jane (McLean) Whitney:
ii. Allen Stewart Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1885, Cranston or Pettaconsett, RI; m. Marion Richards Dorr.
38 48 Whitney, Fredrick 32 M - Mass. " , Sarah Ann 34 F - " " , Herbert F. 3 M - " Drury, Joseph B. 42 M - " " , Sarah W. 35 F - N.Y. 49 White, Sophrona 61 F - Mass.
358 391 Frederick Whitney 36 M - Chair Maker $900 $200 Massachusetts Janette C. " 29 F - New York Herbert F. " 8 M - Massachusetts Attended school
14 16 Frederick Whitney 42 M - Westminster, Mass. M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Jennette Whitney 31 F - Layfaette, N.Y. M Housekeeper - - 1 1 - [sic]
79 101 Charles Winchester 45 M W Brighton, Mass. M Trader - - 1 1 - Nancy E. Winchester 41 F W Gilsum, N.H. M - - - - - Elizabeth C. Winchester 17 F W Ashburnham, Mass. S - - - - - Frederick C. Winchester 13 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Hannah Driscoll 32 F W Ireland S 1 - - - - Herbert F. Whitney 22 M W Palmer, Mass. S Clerk - - 1 1 -
263 276 Whitney, Frederick 46 M W Farmer $2500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jennette C. 28 F W Keepinghouse New York Clark, Thomas 40 M W Farm hand Ireland Parents foreign born
21 24 Whitney, Aaron 70 M W Farmer $2000 $2500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary E. 45 F W House Keeper " " Herbert F. 18 M W Attends School " Attended school
Jeanette C. WHITNEY 46 Self F M W N.Y. Keeping House N.Y. N.Y. Herbert F. WHITNEY 27 Son M S W MASS. Farmer MASS. N.Y. Jennie RUSSELL 15 Oth F S W MASS. Domestic Servant MASS. MASS.
- 1880, Frederic not found.
- 1900, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA.
226 270 Whitney, Frederick Head W M Oct 1823 76 mar 17 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Jane Wife W F Oct 1855 54 mar 17 3ch 1liv Canada Eng. Scotland Canada Eng. Immig. 1871 -----, A. Stuart Son W M Jan 1885 15 sgl Rhode Island Massachusetts Canada Eng. At school Jones, Sarah E. Brdr W F Dec 1879 20 sgl Maryland New Jersey Maryland Student
- Census records.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 473-474.
4.^ William Sweetzer Heywood, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893), p. 926.