Family:Whitney, John Murray (1836-1904)

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John Murray8 Whitney (Joseph7, David6, Samuel5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Eliza (Saunders) Whitney, was born 17 Nov 1836, Bolton, MA,[1] and died 23 Feb 1904, Harvard, MA, aged 67 years 2 months 26 days, of pneumonia.[2]

He married, 7 May 1861, Bolton, MA, Ellen Azubah Nourse, both of Bolton, daughter of Caleb and Orissa (Holman) Nourse.[3] She was baptized 27 Oct 1834, Bolton, MA, and died after 1920.

He resided Ewings Neck, NJ.

John Murray8 and Ellen Azubah (Nourse) Whitney had no children.

Census

429 426 Whitney, John 33 M W Farmer $1700 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ellen 35 F W "

John M. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W MA Machinist NH MA Ellen A. WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W MA Housekeeper MA MA A. J. CHAMBERS 22 Oth M S W NJ Works In Machine Shop NJ NJ

153 160 Whitney, John M. Head W M Nov 1836 63 mar 39 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house -----, Ellen A. Wife W F Oct 1834 65 mar 39 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, widow Ellen A. Whitney.
  • 1920, Upton, Worcester Co., MA, widow Ellen A. Whitney.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John Murray [Whitney], s. Joseph and Eliza, [born] Nov. 17, 1836," according to Bolton Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/47 (death), page 187.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 145.


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