Family:Whitney, John (1788-1873)

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John7 Whitney (John6, Zachariah5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of ;John6 and Priscilla (Battles) Whitney, was born 2 Jul 1788, Lunenburg, MA, and died 15 Oct 1873, Rindge, NH.

Marriage intentions were published 21 Nov 1812, Lunenburg, MA, for him "Junr." "of Lunenburg" and Sophia Faulkner "of Rindge, N.H."[1] He "of Lunenburg, Mass." married firstly, 8 Dec 1812, Rindge, NH, Sophia Faulkner "of Rindge, N.H."[2] She was born 28 Feb 1794, and died 16 Apr 1858.

He married secondly, 12 Apr 1860, Rindge, NH, Fanny (Howe) Blodgett,[3] daughter of Abijah and Margaret (Crapo) Howe. She was born 30 Oct 1806, Weston, VT, and died after 1870. She had married firstly, 18 Jan 1825, Weston, VT, William Williams Blodgett.

He was a farmer. He resided Lunenburg, MA, Peru, VT, and Rindge, NH.

Children of John7 and Sophia (Faulkner) Whitney:

i. Sophia8 Whitney, b. 30 Dec 1813; d. 23 Oct 1841; m. ("of Lunenburg" int. 25 Feb 1832, Concord, MA[4], and 25 Feb 1832, Lunenburg, MA[5]), 22 Mar 1832, Lunenburg, MA, Eleazer Brooks Wheeler "of Concord",[6] of Lincoln, MA.
ii. Zachariah F. Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1816; m. Hepsibeth Smith.
iii. Eunice S. Whitney, b. 6 May 1818, Lunenburg, MA; d. 19 Jul 1887, Fitchburg, MA, aged 69 years 2 months 13 days, of cancer of stomach;[7] bur. Rindge, NH; m. ("of Peru, Vt." int. 28 Aug 1841, Winchendon, MA[8]) 14 Sep 1841, George E. Smith, of Rindge.
iv. John Osborne Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1821; m. Abbie L. Lyon.
v. Ann Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1823; d. 5 Apr 1844; m. 1840, Edmund Wheeler; resided Quincy, IL.
vi. Sarah Whitney, d. aged three years.
vii. Sarah P. Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1827; m. William L.8 Whitney, son of Lovell7 (q.v.): resided West Rindge.
viii. Charles A. Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1830; m. Lydia M. Lyon.
ix. Susan E. Whitney, b. Sept. 7 1833; m. 29 Apr 1856, Albert S. Marshall, b. 31 May 1828; resided Rindge, NH, and Lunenburg, MA. Children:
a. Minnie A. Marshall, b. 25 Oct 1857.
b. Albert A. Marshall, b. 6 Aug 1860.
c. Charles E. Marshall, b. 8 Apr 1833.
d. Fred W. Marshall, b. 24 May 1865.
e. Susan A. Marshall, b. 2 Apr 1867.
f. Annetta S. Marshall, b. 11 Sep 1871.
x. George Alonzo Whitney, b. 30 May 1837, Rindge, NH; m.(1) Martha Ann Colburn; m.(2) Susie Rebecca Converse; m.(3) Adelia Louisa Lackey.

Census

559 574 John Whitney 64 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Sophia 58 F - Vt. Charles 19 M - Labourer " George 16 M - " " Attended school Susannah 17 F - " Attended school

16 14 Zaceriah F. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $2700 $800 Mass. Hepsebeth 39 F - N.H. Osborn A. 17 M - Pedler Vt. Attended school Thos. S. 16 M - F. Laborer " Attended school Ellen S. 14 F - " Attended school John D. 9 M - " Attended school Geo. A. 6 M - " Attended school Susan E. 3 F - N.H. Attended school John 71 M - Farmer Mass. Married in year Fanny 53 F - Tailoress Vt. Married in year George A. 23 M - Student at Law N.H. Attended school

145 159 Whitney, John 83 M W No Occupation Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny 63 F W Keeping House Vermont

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], Junr., of Lunenburg, and Sophia Faulkner of Rindge, N.H., int. Nov. 21, 1812," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Including That Part Which is Now Fitchburg, 1719-1764 (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1896), volume 3, page 95.

2.^  "John Whitney, of Lunenburg, Mass., & Sophia Faulkner, of Rindge, N.H., m. 8 Dec 1812, [Rindge,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "John Whitney (b. 1789, Lunenburg, MA, s. of John Whitney & Priscilla) & Fanny Blodgett, m. Apr 1860, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Sophia [Whitney], of Lunenburg, and Eleazer Brooks Wheeler of Concord, int. 25 Feb 1832. [p. 392]," according to Town of Concord, Concord, Massachusetts. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Boston, MA: Todd, 1895).

5.^  "Sophia [Whitney], of Lunenburg, and E. Brooks Wheeler of Concord, int. Feb. 25, 1832," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 94.

6.^  "Sophia [Whitney], Miss, of Lunenburg, and Mr. Eleazer Brooks Wheeler of Concord, Mar. 22, 1832, by Rev. Warren Emerson," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 182.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 384, page 453.

8.^  "Eunice S. [Whitney] of Peru, Vt., and George E. Smith, int. Aug. 28, 1841," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).


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