Family:Whitney, John P. (c1832-1867)

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John P. Whitney (Jacob, (prob.) Jabez6, Jacob5, Jonas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jacob and Sally (Pratt) Whitney, was born about 1832, Grafton, MA, and died 28 Sep 1867, Athol, MA, aged 36 years, of typhoid fever.[1]

He "of Phillipston" married, 12 Oct 1859, New Salem, MA, Emma A. Foskett, of Orange, daughter of James and Hannah (-----) Foskett. She was born about 1841, Orange, MA,[2], and died after 1880. She married secondly, 8 Jan 1874, Athol, MA, Sumner W. Pitts, born about 1831, Orange, MA, son of Elisha J. and Mary (-----) Pitts, as his third wife.[3]

He was a "pedlar" [peddler].

Children of John P. and Emma A. (Foskett) Whitney:

i. Alice Emma Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1860, Petersham, MA;[4] m. 9 Jun 1878, Fitzwilliam, NH, William O. Greenough.[5]
ii. Alma F. Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1862, Athol, MA;[6] d. after 1900, then unmarried.
iii. James Jacob Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1864, Athol, MA;[7] d. 18 Jun 1867, Athol, MA, aged 3 years 3 months, of scarlet fever.[8]
iv. John Damon Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1867, Athol, MA;[9] d. 5 Oct 1870, Athol, MA, aged 1 year 8 days, of scarlet fever.[10]

Census

1194 1353 Jacob Whitney 55 M - Farmer $500 Mass. Sally " 52 F - " Ester D. T. " 15 F - Chair Seater " Attended school 1354 John P. " 28 M - Farmer $50 " Married in year Emina " 19 F - " Married in year

122 161 Nancy A. Fay 64 F - Massachusetts W Housekeeper - - - - - Clestina M. Day 34 F - Massachusetts S Teacher - - - - - 162 Wm. G. Fay 42 M - Massachusetts M Boot Maker - - 1 1 - Sarah Fay 37 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - Lucy McClellan 49 F - Massachusetts W Seanstress - - - - - 163 John P. Whitney 33 M - Massachusetts M Pedlar - - 1 1 - Emeline Whitney 23 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - Alice E. Whitney 4 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - Alma F. Whitney 3 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - James J. Whitney 1 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - 164 S. A. Bemis 40 M - Massachusetts M Teamster - - 1 1 - Huldah Bemis 41 F - Maine M Housekeeper - - - - - Willie Bemis 13 M - Maine - - - - - -

406 454 Foskett, Walter 28 M W Works in Boot Shop Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Addaline 33 F W Keeping house " -----, Carrie E. 14 F W At home " Attended school -----, Nellie L. 12 F W At home " Attended school -----, Francis M. 10 M W Attending school " Attended school Whitney, Emma 29 F W Keeping house " -----, Alice E. 9 F W Attending school " Attended school -----, Alma F. 8 F W Attending school " Attended school -----, John D. 2 M W "

Sumner W. PITTS 38 Self M M W MA Restaurant Keeper MA MA Emma A. PITTS 39 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Ida L. PITTS 5 Dau F S W MA MA MA Alma F. WHITNEY 18 SDau F S W MA School Teacher MA MA Louisa E. WHITWORTH 20 Oth F S W NH Housework ENG ENG Mary E. MAYNARD 17 Oth F S W MA Works In Wallet S. MA MA

162 243 Towne, Anna F. Head W F Feb 1857 43 div 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Photographer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Anna M. Dau W F Jun 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Photographer -----, Willis H. Son W M Jan 1880 20 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine At school eme Whitney, Alma F. Prtn W F Jan 1862 38 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Photographer Ross, Annie W. Hlpr W F Sep 1870 29 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Photographer Johnson, Annie Srvt W F Feb 1862 38 sgl Sweden Sweden Sweden Servant, Immig. 1892

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 204, page 192.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 126, page 253.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, page 240.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 134, page 239.

5.^  "Alice Whitney (b. 1860, Petersham, MA, d. of Henry Whitney & Maria) & William O. Greenough, m. 9 Jun 1878, Fitzwilliam, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. It's hard to understand why her parents' names are wrong, but it seems clear that they are.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 152, page 133a.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 170, page 127.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 192.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 198, page 151.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 231, page 232.


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