Family:Whitney, John (1832-1889)

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John9 Whitney (Benjamin8, John7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Benjamin8 and Mehitabel (Whitcomb) Whitney, was born 3 Feb 1832, Fitchburg, MA,[1] and died 10 Aug 1889, Fitchburg, MA, aged 57 years 6 months 7 days, of pulmonary consumption.[2]

He married 8 Apr 1854, Fitchburg, MA, Caroline Maguire, daughter of Henry and Ellen (-----) Maguire.[3] She was born about 1833, Scotland.

Children of John9 and Caroline (Maguire) Whitney:

i. George Harlow10 Whitney, b. Jul 1855, Fitchburg, MA;[4] m. 20 Jun 1883, Fitchburg or Worcester, MA, Phebe G. (Hill) Fullum, b. 8 Nov 1839, Worcester, MA, d. 4 Nov 1911, Fitchburg, MA, dau. of Richard and Catherine/Charlotte (Moulton) Hill.[5] She had m.(1) 22 Feb 1865, Fitchburg, MA, Charles Fullum.
ii. Waldo Hubbard Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1858, Fitchburg, MA;[6] m. 24 Nov 1887, Fitchburg, MA, Evaline F. Willett, b. ca. 1867, East Cambridge, MA, dau. of Samuel S. and Frances E. (Salmon) Willett,[7] d. 17 Jun 1901, Fitchburg, MA, aged 34 years 1 month 7 days, of tuberculosis.[8] Children:
a. Lena Frances11 Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1888, Fitchburg, MA;[9] d. 26 Mar 1889, Fitchburg, MA, aged 9 months 24 days, of membranous croup.[10]
b. Anna Maria Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1889, Fitchburg, MA.[11]
c. Francis W. Whitney, b. Oct 1891, MA.
iii. Carrie Maria Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1863, Fitchburg, MA;[12] m. 9 Nov 1886, Fitchburg, MA, Willis D. Crocker, b. ca. 1864, Merrimac, NH, son of Henry A. and Adaline (-----) Crocker.[13]
iv. Everett M. Whitney, b. 15 May 1872, Fitchburg, MA;[14] d. 15 Aug 1872, Fitchburg, MA, aged 3 months, of dysentery.[15]

Census

105 120 John Whitney 23 M - Farmer Mass. Caroline Whitney 22 F - Mass. George H. Whitney 1 M - Mass.

54 57 John Whitney 28 M - Brickmaker Mass. Caroline Whitney 27 F - Matron $75 Scotland George Whitney 5 M - Mass. Attended school Waldo Whitney 4 M - Mass.

217 254 Levi Downe 61 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary A. Downe 60 F - " M - - - - - Elizabeth A. Downe 33 F - " S School Teacher - - - - - Frank W. Parkhurst 8 M - " S - - - - - Chas. H. Parkhurst 5 M - " S - - - - - 255 John Whitney 33 M - " M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Caroline Whitney 32 F - " M - - - - - George H. Whitney 10 M - " S - - - - - Waldo Whitney 7 M - " S - - - - - Carrie Whitney 2 F - " S - - - - -

1595 2065 Whitney, John 38 M W Farmer $3700 $355 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Caroline 37 F W Keeping House Scotland Parents foreign born -----, George H. 15 M W At School Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Waldo H. 12 M W At School Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Carrie M. 7 F W At School Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school

John WHITNEY 48 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Caroline WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W SCOT Keeping House SCOT SCOT

George H. WHITNEY 25 Self M S W MA Works Paper Mill MA MA Waldo H. WHITNEY 22 Bro M S W MA Works Paper Mill MA MA Phebee G. FULLUM 34 Oth F W W MA Works Paper Mill MA MA

350 753 Whitney, George H. Head W M Jun 1854 45 mar 17 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Blacksmith-machine fcty., Owns free house -----, Phebe Wife W F Nov 1847 52 mar 17 0ch 0liv Massachusetts New York Massachusetts

20 39 Crooker, Willie D. Head W M Dec 1863 36 mar 13 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Carpenter, Owns mortgaged house -----, Carrie M. Wife W F Jun 1863 36 mar 13 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Harland Son W M Nov 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts At school Whitney, Caroline MiL W F Mar 1833 67 wid 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

208 250 Whitney, Waldo H. Head W M Jan 1858 42 mar 12 Massachusetts Massachusetts Scotland Jobber, Rents house -----, Evelyne Wife W F May 1868 32 mar 12 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New York -----, Anna M. Dau W F Dec 1889 10 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Francis W. Son W M Oct 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. of Benjamin and Methable, [born] Feb. 3, 1832," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. III, p. 148.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 402, page 489.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 80, page 215.

4.^  "George Harlow [Whitney], s. John and Caroline, [born] July, 1855," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 92, page 168.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 345, pages 285 and 397.

6.^  "Waldo Hubbard [Whitney], s. John and Caroline (McGuire), [born] Jan. 5, 1858," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 116, page 168.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 381, page 336.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 518, page 320.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 387, page 338.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 402, page 484.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 396, page 355.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 161, page 161.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 372, page 302.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, page 248.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 308.


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