Family:Whitney, John Fairbanks (1823-a1880)

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John Fairbanks7 Whitney (John6, Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John6 and Betsey (Fairbanks) Whitney, was born 26 Mar 1823, Newburgh, ME, and died after 1880.

He married firstly, 12 Apr 1855, Lowell, MA, Lydia Jane Libby [Pierce says "Julia Ann Libby"], daughter of Oliver and Lydia (Littlefield) Libby.[1] She was born 1 or 11 Jul 1831, Embden, Albion, or Berwick, ME, and died 31 Jul 1859, Newburgh, ME, aged 28 years of consumption,[2] or Berwick, ME [per Pierce].

He married secondly, 24 Aug 1862, Exeter, NH, Victoria Florence A. Piper,[3] daughter of Samuel and Mary (Folsom) Piper, of Exeter, NH. She was born about 1836, probably Stratham, NH, and died after 1880.

Children of John Fairbanks7 and Julia Ann (Libby) Whitney:

i. Clarence W.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1856, NH or ME; d. after 1870. He was probably the child, given name omitted, son of John F. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1856, Mason, NH.[4]
ii. Frank B. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, NH or ME (apparently a twin); d. after 1870. He was probably the Frank B. Whitney, son of John F. and Lydia G. (-----) Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1858 (twin), Marlow, NH.[5]
iii. Jennie R. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, NH or ME (apparently a twin); not in family in 1870. She was probably the Kate R. Whitney, daughter of John F. and Lydia G. (-----) Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1858 (twin), Marlow, NH.[6]

Children of John Fairbanks7 and Victoria F. A. (Piper) Whitney:

iv. Mary J.8 Whitney or Mary C. Whitney, b. ca. 1863, ME; d. after 1880.
v. Anna V. Whitney, b. ca. 1865, ME; d. after 1900, then unmarried.
vi. Dora E. Whitney, b. ca. 1867, ME; d. after 1880.
vii. Gracia F. Whitney or Gracia S. Whitney, b. ca. 1869, ME; d. after 1880.
viii. (prob.) John M. Whitney, b. ca. 1871, ME; d. Dec 1879, Maxfield, ME, aged 8 years of diphtheria.[7]
ix. George C. Whitney, b. ca. 1873, ME; d. after 1880.
x. (prob.) Charlie D. Whitney, b. ca. 1876, ME; d. Dec 1879, Maxfield, ME, aged 3 years of diphtheria.[8]

Census

453 446 John Whitney 62 M - Farmer $2500 $1760 Maine Betsey " 64 F - " Annah " 20 F - " John F. " 31 M - Farm Laborer " Clarence W. " 4 M - N.H. Frank B. " 1 M - " Jenny R. " 1 F - " Sarah King 15 F - Maine Attended school Albion Smith 15 M - " Attended school Henry " 21 M - Farm Laborer " Jeremiah Goodwin 21 M - " " "

10 10 Whitney, John F. 46 M W Farmer $3000 $819 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Trelonia F. 34 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Clarance W. 14 M W Maine Attended school -----, Frank B. 11 M W Maine Attended school -----, Mary J. 7 F W Maine Attended school -----, Anna 5 F W Maine Attended school -----, Dora E. 3 F W Maine -----, Jrncia F. 1 F W Maine

"Trelonia" should be "Victoria", and "Jrncia" should be "Gracia".

John F. WHITNEY 57 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Victoria F. A. WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Mary C. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME Teaching School ME NH Anne V. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At School ME NH Dora E. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W ME At School ME NH Gratia S. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME ME NH George C. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W ME ME NH

32 41 Piper, Nahum C. Head W M Jul 1841 58 mar 31 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Salesman-tin cans, Rents house -----, Abby E. Wife W F Aug 1849 50 mar 31 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Abby E. Dau W F Aug 1875 24 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Newspaper reader clipping bureau Reed, Mehitable C. MiL W F Nov 1822 77 wid 5ch 3liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Whitney, Anna V. Brdr W F Oct 1865 34 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire Child, Sarah F. Ldgr W F Nov 1844 55 wid 2ch 1liv Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Insurance broker fire & life

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 88, page 94.

2.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

3.^  "J. F. Whitney (b. 1823) & V. F. A. Piper, m. 24 Aug 1862, Exeter, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

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

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

7.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

8.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.


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