Family:Whitney, Jerome Blake (1812-1896)

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Jerome Blake7 Whitney (Simeon Howard6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Simeon Howard6 and Nancy (Barnard) Whitney,[1] was born 3 Apr 1812, Bolton, MA,[2] and died 29 Jul 1896, Leominster, MA, aged 84 years 3 months 26 days, of apoplexy, farmer, born in Bolton, son of Simon Whitney and Nancy Barnard.[3]

Intentions of marriage were published 31 Dec 1836, Pepperell, MA, for him and Alvyra H. Hoar.[4] He married, 19 Jan 1837, Boxborough, MA, "Miss" Elvira H. Hoar, "both of Pepperell".[5] In her birth record she was Harriot Elvira Hoar, so her name was probably Harriet Elvira Hoar, daughter of John and Mary (Putnam) Hoar. She was born 7 Nov 1816, Littleton, MA,[6] and died 21 Mar 1897, Boxborough, MA, aged 80 years 4 months 14 days, of valvular heart disease and La Grippe.[7] They are both buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Acton, MA with their daughter Josephine.

Children of Jerome Blake7 and Elvira Harriet (Hoar) Whitney:

i. Harriet E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1837, Pepperell, MA; d. 23 Jul 1920; m. 6 Nov 1859, Littleton, MA, Ephraim Cobleigh, b. ca. 1831, Boxborough, MA, son of John and Caroline (-----) Cobleigh.[8] In 1870 she was living with her parents, using surname "Whitney".
ii. Josephine M. Whitney, b. 1839, Acton, MA; d. 11 Feb 1841, Pepperell, MA, aged 19 months, of scarlet fever.[9]
iii. Ora J. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, or Jun 1846, Pepperell, MA; m. 5 Oct 1906, Boston, MA, Samuel R. Myers, b. ca. 1834, England, son of Michael and Elizabeth (Jacobs) Myers.[10]

Census

424 478 Jerome B. Whitney 37 M - " $4000 " Harriet E. " 33 F - " Harriet E. " 12 F - " Attended school Ora A. " 8 F - " Attended school

105 122 Jerome B. Whitney 42 M - Paper Maker Mass. Harriet E. Whitney 38 F - " Harriet E. Whitney 17 F - " Orian J. Whitney 13 F - "

97 97 Jerome B. Whitney 47 M - Farmer $2000 $500 Mass. Hannah E. " 43 F - " Ephraim Cobleigh 28 M - " Harriet E. " 22 F - " Ora J. Whitney 18 F - "

16 24 J. P. Whitney 54 M - Mass. M Foreman Paper Mill - - 1 1 - Harriet E. Whitney 48 F - " M - - - - - Asa J. Whitney 22 F - " S Housework - - - - - 25 Alfred White 52 M - New Hampshire M - - 1 1 - Sarah White 48 F - Mass. M - - - - - Sarah A. White 25 F - " S Housework - - - - -

72 75 Whitney, Jerome B. 58 M W Paper Manufacturer $2000 $1500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet E. 53 F W Keeping House Mass. Hoar, John 78 M W No Occupation Mass. Male citizen over 21 Brown, Benj. C. H. 26 M W Farm Work Maine Male citizen over 21

1809 2304 Russell, John W. 28 M W Butcher $400 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriett S. 59 F W Keeping House $2500 $350 Canada Whitney, Jerome B. 60 M W Works in Paper Mill Mass. Male citizen over 21

Duplicate enumeration.

83 125 Upham, Sally 50 F W Keeping House $7000 $1500 Mass. Cox, Sarah 54 F W No occupation do Whitney, O. J. 25 F W School Teacher do 126 Harlow, W. 55 M W Marble Dealer $300 do Male citizen over 21 -----, R. 51 F W Keeping House Maine -----, W. H. 25 M W Marble Worker $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, M. E. 23 F W No occupation do -----, S. 12 F W At School do Attended school

Jerome B. WHITNEY 68 Self M M W MA. Farmer MA. MA. Harriet E. WHITNEY 63 Wife F M W MA. Keeping House MA. MA.

Charles C. HOMER 44 Self M M W MA. Auctioneer MA. MA. Ruth A. HOMER 45 Wife F M W RI. Keeping House RI. RI. Fred B. HOMER 18 Son M S W MA. At School MA. RI. Ora J. WHITNEY 35 Oth F S W MA. School Teacher MA. MA. Augusta M. HOWE 34 Oth F S W NH. School Teacher NH. NH.

172 210 Paige, Clarence A. Head W M Sep 1857 42 mar 5 Maine Maine New Hampshire Bootmaker (rubber), Rents house -----, Mary C. Wife W F Apr 1859 41 mar 5 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Sarah A. Moth W F Mar 1834 66 wid 3ch 2liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Stodder, Elizabeth C. SiL W F Jul 1874 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk insurance Whitney, Ora J. Brdr W F Jun 1846 53 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Thiery, Charles L. Brdr W M --- ---- 76 div France France France Dealer in bullion, Immig. 1830, Na. Walker, Everett E. Brdr W M Nov 1878 21 sgl New Hampshire Massachusetts New Hampshire Waiter Thayer, Alvah W. Brdr W M Feb 1856 44 mar 5 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Furniture dealer -----, Frank A. Brdr W M Oct 1879 20 --- Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Salesman

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 201.

2.^  Ibid. for the date. His death record gives the place. The birth is not recorded in Bolton vital records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910." From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004. Vol. 464, Page 95.

4.^  "Jerome B. [Whitney], and Alvyra H. Hoar, int. Dec. 31, 1836 [m. at Boxborough, Jan. 19, 1837. V.R.21.]," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

5.^  "Jerome B. [Whitney] and Elvira H. Hoar, both of Pepperell, Jan. 19, 1837," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Boxborough, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1915). "Jerome B. [Whitney] and Miss Elivra H. Hoar, both of Pepperell, Jan. 19, 1837, in Boxboro," according to Vital Records of Acton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923).

6.^  Records of Littleton, Massachusetts, Printed by Order of the Town. First Installment: Births and Deaths from the Earliest Records in the Town Books, Begun in 1715 (Littleton, MA: Town of Littleton, 1900).

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 473, page 91.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 85.

9.^  "Josephine M. [Whitney], scarlet fever, [died] Feb. 11, 1841, a. 19m. C.R.1," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985). Also, "Josephine M. [Whitney], d. Jerome B. and Harriet E., [born] _____, 1839. G.R.1.," and "Josephine M. [Whitney], d. Jerome B. and Harriet E., [died] _____, 1841. G.R.1.," according to Vital Records of Acton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923).

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 565, page 225, and volume 563, page 333.


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