Family:Whitney, Hiram F. (1828-1891)

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Hiram F.8 Whitney (Leonard7, Ezekiel6, Ezekiel5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Leonard7 and Ruth Richardson (Larrabee) Whitney, was born 1 Feb 1828,[1] Sudbury, MA, and died 14 Jul 1891, Watertown, MA, aged 63 years 5 months 14 days, of cirrhosis of the liver, jeweller.[2]

He married, before 1850, Mary Elizabeth Whittier, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Robinson) Whittier. She was born 29 Sep 1830, Cornville, ME, and died after 1910.

Child of Hiram F.8 and Mary Elizabeth (Whittier) Whitney:

i. Loresta E.9 Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1854, Watertown, MA;[3] m. 22 Sep 1880, Watertown, MA, Rufus E. Graves, of Brentwood, NH, b. ca. 1854, Brentwood, NH, son of Joseph B. T. and Harriet N. (-----) Graves.[4]
ii. Ola C. Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1864, Watertown, MA;[5] d. 20 Jul 1865, Watertown, MA, aged 9 months 23 days, of chronic infantum.[6]

Census

146 184 Leonard Whitney 58 M - Paper Maker $12000 Ms. Ruth " 53 F - " Hiram F. " 23 M - Jeweller " Elizth. " 19 F - Me. Margt. Manning 20 F - Ire. Illiterate

78 91 Hiram Whitney 28 M - Jeweler Mass. Elizabeth Whitney 24 F - Maine Lovesta E. Whitney 1½ F - Mass. Mary Whittier 11 F - Maine Martin D. Childs 17 M - Jeweler Mass. Catherine Cusic 16 F - Ireland

276 313 Hiram Whitney 31 M - Watch Maker $6000 Mass. Mary E. " 28 F - Maine Lorester E. " 6 F - Mass. Mary E. Whither 15 F - Maine Wm. K. Spring 16 M - Mass.

228 291 Whitney, Hiram 36 M - Sudbury M Jeweler - - 1 1 - Whitney, Mary E. 33 F - Cornville, Me. M - - - - - Whitney, Loresta E. 11 F - Watertown - - - - - - Whitney, Ola C. 8m F - Watertown - - - - - -

263 359 Whitney, Hiram 40 M W Jeweller $9000 $800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 39 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Loresta E. 16 F W At School Mass. Attended school Peeler, Albert 27 M W Hair Dresser $600 Vt. Male citizen over 21 Mason, Charles L. 32 M W Ret. Fancy Good Dealer $2000 Maine Male citizen over 21 Wentworth, Carl 32 M W House Painter Vt. Male citizen over 21 Holt, John 22 M W Carpenter N.H. Male citizen over 21 Blake, Benjamin 21 M W House Painter Mass. Male citizen over 21 Henderson, Charles 25 M W Expressman Mass. Male citizen over 21 Pond, Augustus J. 25 M W House Painter Mass. Male citizen over 21 Jordan, Lizzie A. 19 F W Works in Shirt Factory Maine

Hirum WHITNEY 53 Self M M W MA Jeweler MA MA Mary E. WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Loresta E. WHITNEY 25 Dau F S W MA At Home MA ME

68 79 Whitney, Mary Head W F Sep 1825 74 wid 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Owns mortgaged house Graves, Loresta Dau W F Jan 1854 46 mar 10 1ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine MacDonald, Annie Srvt W F Aug 1879 20 sgl Massachusetts Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Housework

  • 1910, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA: Widow Mary Whitney with daughter Loresta Graves and brother Osro Whittier.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Hiram [Whitney], s. Leonard and Ruth, [born] Feb. 1, 1828," according to Sudbury Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 381.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 82, page 172.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 317, page 224. Also, "Loresta E. Whitney (b. 1855, Wattertown, MA) & Rufus E. Graves, m. 22 Sep 1880, [Brentwood,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 169, page 229.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 184, page 168.


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