Family:Whitney, Gorham (c1832-a1920)

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Gorham7 Whitney (Luther6, Daniel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Luther6 and Lydia (Packard) Whitney, was born about Jun 1832, Thorndike, ME, and died after 1920.

He married firstly, 14 Jan 1857, Lawrence, MA, Clara Needham, daughter of Evi and Maria (Latham) Needham.[1] She was born 14 Aug 1835, Norway, ME, and died 22 Aug 1864, Holyoke, MA, aged 29 years 8 days, of canker.[2]

He married secondly, Feb 1876, Anna W. Goodhue, daughter of John and Rachel A. (Wilcox) Goodhue. She was born about Jun 1852, ME, and died after 1930.

Children of Gorham7 and Clara (Needham) Whitney:

i. Ella F.8 Whitney, b. ca. 21 Sep 1858, Andover, MA; d. 2 Sep 1859, Lawrence, MA, aged 11 months 11 days, of canker.[3]
ii. Clara Emma Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1861, Lawrence, MA (but recorded in Holyoke);[4] d. after 1910.
iii. Willie K. Whitney, b. ca. 20 Jul 1864, Holyoke, MA; d. 10 Aug 1864, Holyoke, MA, aged 20 days, of canker.[5]

Children of Gorham7 and Anna (Goodhue) Whitney:

iv. Carroll Packard8 Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1878, ME; d. after 1910, then unmarried.
v. Della Goodhue Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1881, ME; d. after 1930, then unmarried.
vi. Wyman Harvey Whitney, b. 13 or 24 Feb 1884, ME; d. Feb 1977, Bangor, ME.

Census

93 122 Charlotte Prescott 45 F - Maine Betsey " 22 " - " Elizabeth Parker 10 " - " Chas. E. " 9 M - " Roland C. Griswold 20 " - Music Teacher Vermont Russell Stoddard 27 " - Carpenter Maine Mary Welch 21 F - Ireland H. B. Stoddard 23 " - Maine Bridgitt Ryan 38 " - Ireland Kate Quinley 35 " - " Mary Fitzgerald 37 " - " Rebbecca Whitney 47 " - Maine Leon Gingrass 24 M - Operative Canada Margaret " 21 F - Ireland Chas. E. Wason 27 M - Carpenter Maine Louisa Nason 27 F - " Franklin Clark 23 M - Operative " T. J. Arnold 21 " - Black Smith N.H. G. P. Farnsworth 19 " - Machinist Mass. Almira " 20 F - Maine Geo. Kimball 23 M - Painter N.H. Mary " 33 F - " Joanna Ryan 30 " - Ireland Henry Hillman 25 M - Blacksmith Maine Gorham Whitney 23 " - Carpenter " Waltham Roberts 30 " - Mason N.H. Addison Morse 20 " - Clerk " Geo. Preston 20 " - Operative Maine Wm. C. Murdock 25 " - Carpenter N.H. James Slocomb 40 " - Black Smith --- Mary Jackman 43 F - Maine E. M. Taft 19 M - Carpenter Vermont J. W. Watson 30 " - Mason N.H. John Wood 40 " - Operative R.I. John Leybourne 19 " - " Mass. Geo. Twombley 26 " - Printer N.H. Edwin " 22 " - " " Daniel Leavitt 24 " - Operative Mass. John Harriman 24 " - Printer " Thomas Jeffery 20 " - Clerk N. Scotia M. Tower 21 " - Operative Mass. Lowell Carver 27 " - Cordwainer Maine Emma " 21 F - Mass. Oliver C. Demeritt 55 M - Machinist " Joseph Maloon 25 " - Operative N.H. ----- Jackson 37 " - " Eng. ----- Jackson 30 F - " Henry Needham 27 M - Lather Maine Chas. " 18 " - " " John T. 21 " - Operative Maine C E. Boynton 26 " - Carriage Maker " John Daniels 22 " - Painter R.I. M. James 27 " - Carpenter --- Frank R. Crane 25 " - Machinist Mass. Mary Tilton 40 F - " Andrew Bradeen 22 M - Operative Maine Cyrus Trask 27 " - Mason " Emily " 22 F - "

Rebecca Whitney is unidentified.

1850 2624 [Boarding House] ... Gorham Whitney 24 M - Carpenter Maine Annie " 22 F - Operative Maine ...

John GOODHUE 61 Self M M W ME House Carpenter MA ME Rachel A. GOODHUE 59 Wife F M W NOVA SCOTIA Keeping House NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Lydia A. GOODHUE 34 Dau F S W ME ME ME Edwin R. GOODHUE 30 Son M S W ME ME NOVA SCOTIA Gorham WHITNEY 47 SonL M M W ME Carriage Maker ME ME Annie WHITNEY 27 Dau F M W ME ME NOVA SCOTIA Clara E. WHITNEY 18 Oth F S W MA School Teacher ME ME Carroll P. WHITNEY 2 Oth M S W ME ME ME

134 136 Whitney, Gorham Head W M Jun 1832 67 mar 24 Maine Maine Maine Carriage maker, Rents house -----, Anna Wife W F Jun 1852 47 mar 24 3ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Carroll Son W M Mch 1878 22 sgl Maine Maine Maine Sailor -----, Wyman H. Son W M Feb 1884 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

139 240 Clarke, Samuel D. Head W M Jul 1826 73 mar 47 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Piano forte finisher, Rents house -----, Anna M. Wife W F Sep 1829 70 mar 47 4ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 241 Hunt, Mary C. Head W F Oct 1840 59 wid 3ch 2liv Maine Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Rents house -----, Percival T. Son W M Aug 1872 27 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Dress clerk -----, Florence P. Dau W F Jan 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Cashier dry goods 242 Hanson, John C. Head W M Apr 1864 36 mar 8 Maine New Brunswick New Brunswick Merchant tailor, Rents house -----, Etta N. Wife W F Sep 1859 40 mar 8 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Dunham, Josephine Dau W F Sep 1879 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Eladyn Dau W F Apr 1883 17 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school Whitney, Della Brdr W F Feb 1881 19 sgl Maine Maine Maine Type jointer

  • 1910, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA.
  • 1920, Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA.
  • 1930, Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 108, page 217.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 334.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 129, page 141 and 1860 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 141, pages 104, 405.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 174, page 334.


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