Family:Whitney, Jacob (c1818-1881)

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Jacob Whitney (Jacob), son of Jacob and Elizabeth B. (Stretch) Whitney, was born about 1818, Boston, MA, and died 14 Sep 1881, Lynn, MA, aged 62 years, of dysentery, shoemaker, lived in the Lynn Almshouse.[1]

He married firstly, 23 Jul 1843, Lynn, MA, Sarah Jackson.[2] She was born about 1813, and died 20 Jun 1858, Lynn, MA, aged 20 years [sic], of consumption.[3]

He married secondly, 10 Apr 1860, Lynn, MA, Honora "Norah" Connor, daughter of Brian and Mary (-----) Connor. She was born about 1815-1820, Ireland.[4]

He married thirdly, 15 Oct 1880, Lynn, MA, Elizabeth (Downing) Allen, daughter of William and Phebe (-----) Downing. She was born about 1819, Baltimore, MD,[5] and died 26 Sep 1903, Lynn, MA, aged 85 years 8 months 12 days, of old age.[6] She was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA.

They lived in Lynn, MA. He was a cordwainer or shoemaker. On the 1850 census, she is listed as being deaf and dumb.

Children of Jacob and Sarah (Jackson) Whitney:

i. Jane Whitney, b. ca. 1843, MA.
ii. Sarah E. Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1847, Lynn, MA [given name omitted];[7] d. 2 Nov 1865, Boston, MA, aged 18 years 9 months, of typhoid fever.[8]
iii. Mary E. Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1849, MA; m. 23 Aug 1880, Lynn, MA, William H. Allen, b. ca. 1828, Lynn, MA, son of Ezra and Mercy (-----) Allen.[9]
iv. Sarah Whitney, 28 Jan 1850, Lynn, MA.[10]

Children of Jacob and Honora (Connor) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

643 880 Richard S. Butman 26 M - Cordwainer Mass. Eliza " 25 F - Me. Caroline A. " 3 " - Mass. 881 Jacob Whitney 32 M - Cordwainer " Sarah " 37 F - " Deaf & Dumb Jane " 7 " - " Attended school Sarah E. " 3 " - " Mary " 9/12 " - "

400 596 Jacob Whitney 36 M - Cordr. Mass. Sarah Whitney 42 F - " Mute Jane W. Whitney 11 F - " Sarah Whitney 8 F - " Mary Whitney 5 F - "

625 768 John Lee 30 M - Blacksmith - $25 Ireland Mary Lee 27 F - Ireland Mary A. Lee 3 F - Mass. Michael Lee 1 M - Mass. 769 Jacob Whitney 40 M - Cordwainer - $75 Mass. Honora Whitney 30 F - Ireland 770 Chas. Dorrity 33 M - Laborer - $15 Ireland Mary Dorrity 29 F - Ireland Rose Dorrity 9 F - Mass. Attended school Mary Dorrity 7 F - Mass. Attended school Chas. Dorrity 6 M - Mass. John Dorrity 4 M - Mass. Timothy Galvin 13 M - Mass.

187 -- William F. Whitney 39 M - Mass. M Shoe Maker - - 1 1 - Sarah J. Whitney 32 F - " M - - - - - 1 William F. Whitney 9 M - " S - - - - - Sarah E. Whitney 4 F - " " - - - - - Elizebeth Whitney 78 F - " W - - - - - Jacob Whitney 46 M - " W Shoe Maker - - 1 1 -

Jacob WHITNEY 61 Self M W W MA Works In Shoe Shop MA MA Mary E. WHITNEY 30 Wife F S W MA Works In Shoe Shop MA MA

Apparently Mary was his daughter, not his wife.

184 255 Brierley, John Head W M Oct 1857 42 mar 19 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Grocer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Arabelle Wife W F Jan 1857 43 mar 19 2ch 2liv Massachusetts England Massachusetts -----, Bertha M. Dau W F Aug 1882 17 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Una B. Dau W F Jan 1893 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Whitney, Elisabth Brdr W F Feb 1818 82 wid Maine Connecticut Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 244.

2.^  "Jacob [Whitney], and Sarah Jackson, July 23, 1843," according to Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1905-1906).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 120, page 141.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 135, page 194.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 316, page 258.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/34 (death), page 198.

7.^  "______ [Whitney], d. Jacob, cordwainer, and Sarah, [born] Feb. 7, 1847," according to Lynn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 22, page 141.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 185, page 150.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 316, page 253.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 42, page 171.


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