Family:Whitney, John (1824-1879)

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John7 Whitney (John6, John5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of John6 and Mary (Mundy) Whitney, was born 5 Apr 1824, Goffstown, NH, and died 22 Sep 1879, Goffstown, NH.

He married, 1 Jul 1858, Manchester, NH, Eliza H. Fisher,[1] daughter of Pliny and Betsey (Parker) Fisher. She was born 1 Jun 1832, Steuben, ME, and died 24 Apr 1906, Foxborough, MA, aged 74 years 10 months 22 days, of lobar pneumonia.[2]

He was born on his father's farm in Goffstown, NH, where he passed the greater part of his life engaged in farming. He inherited the property from his parents who lived with him until their death. On the death of Mr. Whitney, in 1879, the property passed out of the family, but is still known as "the Whitney Place." He resided Goffstown, NH.

Children of John7 and Eliza H. (Fisher) Whitney:

i. Susie Rice8 Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1860, Goffstown, NH; "Sarah R." d. 27 Apr 1906, Foxborough, MA, aged 46 years, of lobar pneumonia;[3] m. 14 Oct 1902, Foxborough, MA, Tyler Morse, b. ca. 1827, Foxborough, MA, son of Tyler and Eliza (Clark) Morse.[4]
ii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1862, Goffstown, NH (given name omitted);[5] d. 7 Jan 1865.
iii. Albert Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1863; m. Georgia F. Severance.
iv. Lewis Willis Whitney, b. 2 or 3 Jun 1866 (twin), Goffstown, NH;[6] m. 25 Apr 1888, Manchester, NH, Annie B. Merrill;[7] resided Goffstown, NH.
v. Willis Lewis Whitney, b. 2 or 3 Jun 1866 (twin), Goffstown, NH;[8] d. 7 May 1871.
vi. Mary Eliza Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1869, Goffstown, NH; m. 26 Dec 1888, Wellesley, MA, Edmund Wilbur Kellogg, b. 18 Feb 1865, Lynn, MA, son of W. W. and Sarah (Bassett) Kellogg;[9] resided Newtonville, MA, s. p.

Census

272 289 John Whitney 20 M - Farmer $2000 N.H. Mary " 60 F - " Harriet " 10 F - " John " 25 M - Farmer " Jack Wilson 32 M - " " Mary J. Tenny 29 F - "

780 835 John Whitney 80 M - Farmer $2000 $700 Mass. Mary " 61 F - " John Whitney Jr. 36 M - " $900 $200 N.H. Elize H. " 30 F - Maine Susan R. " 4/12 F - N.H. Orrin Hoit 10 M - Wis. Attended school

153 151 Whitney, John 46 M W Farmer $4500 $1200 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza H. 40 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Susan R. 10 F W At Home N.H. Attended school -----, Albert 7 M W N.H. Attended school -----, Willis L. 4 M W N.H. -----, Lewis W. 4 M W N.H. -----, Mary L. 1 F W N.H. -----, Mary 76 F W Without Massachusetts Whittier, Herbert 21 M W Farm Laborer N.H. Male citizen over 21

Eliza H. WHITNEY 49 Self F W W ME Keeping House RI ME Susie R. WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W NH Dressmaker NH ME Albert WHITNEY 16 Son M S W NH Farm Laborer NH ME Lewis W. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W NH At School NH ME Mary E. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W NH At School NH ME

Alkat WHITNEY 68 Self M M W NH Hotel Keeper NH MA Susan R. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA William R. WHITNEY 37 Son M S W MA Clerk In Hotel NH MA Benjamin WHITNEY 18 Son M S W MA At School NH MA Lewis W. WHITNEY 13 Neph M S W NH At School NH NH William TEAL 46 SonL M M W NY Morocco Measures NY NY Harriet E. TEAL 34 Dau F M W MA At Home NH MA James S. SIMONDS 63 Oth M S W MA Out Of Business MA MA Louis JAMES 37 Oth M M W NY Actor NY NY Marie WAINWRIGHT 23 Oth F M W CT Actress DE CT Gertrude WAINWRIGHT 5 Oth F S W CT CT CT Mary WAINWRIGHT 3 Oth F S W CT CT CT Ann KELLY 40 Oth F S W IRE. Domestic Servant IRE. IRE. Margaret LOVERING 38 Oth F S W ME Domestic Servant ME ME Kate STEELE 50 Oth F S W IRE. Domestic Servant IRE. IRE.

References

1.^  "John Whitney & Eliza H. Fisher, m. 1 Jul 1858, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/40 (Death), page 272.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/40 (Death), page 274.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 526, page 42.

5.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

7.^  "Louis W. Whitney (b. 1866, Goffstown, NH, s. of John Whitney & E. H.) & Annie B. Merrill, m. 25 Apr 1888, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

8.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 389, page 360.


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