Family:Whitney, Frederick Waldo (1854-1927)

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Dr. Frederick Waldo9 Whitney (George E.8, Smyrna7, Samuel6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of George E.8 and Sarah J. (Tolman) Whitney, was born 8 Aug 1854, Fitchburg, MA,[1] and died 17 May 1927, New York, NY.[2]

He married firstly, 6 Sep 1876, Chelsea, MA, Celia E. Smith, daughter of Joseph D. and Tamesin (-----) Smith.[3] She was born about 1849, West Harwich, MA, and died 4 Apr 1883, Acton, MA, aged 34 years, of typhoid pneumonia,[4] s. p.

He "of Sherburn, N.Y." married secondly, 9 Sep 1884, Acton, MA, Emma Frances Estabrook, daughter of Joseph and Nancy (Raymond) Estabrook.[5] She was born 11 Jul 1855, Acton, MA, and died 27 Nov 1927, Athens, GA; they were divorced.

He resided Rapid City, SD, and Blythebourne, NY.

Type Practice: Allopath

Licenses: NY, 1894; IL; LA, 1909; NJ, 1921.

Practice Dates Places: Houltonville, LA, 1882, New York, NY, 6 Jan 1912.

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 1882, (G).

Cause of Death: Femur fracture.[6]

Frederick Waldo9 and Celia E. (Smith) Whitney had no children.

On 6 Sep 1923, in New York Co., NY, he was convicted of manslaughter in the second degree. He was age 69, a physician, born Fitchburg, MA, living at 75 Mulberry St., Newark, NJ, and had one child. His sentence was 4 years 6 months in Sing Sing Prison, where he was incarcerated on 11 Sep 1923.[7]

Children of Frederick Waldo9 and Emma F. (Estabrook) Whitney:

i. Frederick W.10 Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1885, Fitchburg, MA; d. 12 Oct 1962, Athens, GA; m. Eva Catherine Beller, b. Nov 1888, Lincoln Co., NE.

Census

Fred W. WHITNEY 26 Self M M W MA R. R. Station Agt. MA MA Celia E. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

  • 1910, Somerville Ward 5, Middlesex Co., MA: Emma F. Whitney, 57, widowed.
  • 1920, Manhattan, Assembly District 3, New York Co., NY: Frederick Whitney living in the family of Marvin and Emma (Whitney) Lewis, as brother-in-law, 65, widowed.

References

1.^  "Frederick Waldo [Whitney], s. George E. and Sarah J., [born] Aug. 8, 1854," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 83, page 166.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #99362872, Dr. Frederick Waldo Whitney Sr.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 282, page 173.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 347, page 42.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 353, page 42.

6.^  Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, from Ancestry.com.

7.^  [http://interactive.ancestry.com/8922/42408_1421012671_2983-00310/4013 New York, Sing Sing Prison Admission Registers, 1865-1939], from Ancestry.com.


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