Family:Whitney, John Putnam (1831-a1920)

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John Putnam8 Whitney (William7, Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of William7 and Fanny (Lincoln) Whitney, was born 6 Mar 1831, Ashby, MA,[1] and died 23 Feb 1920, Ashby, MA.

He married, 1 Jul 1857, Ashby, MA, Urania Anderson Stearns,[2] daughter of Timothy and Eliza (Adams) Stearns. She was born 23 Oct 1834, Ashburnham, MA,[3] and died 8 Feb 1923, Ashby, MA.

Children of John Putnam8 and Urania Anderson (Stearns) Whitney:

i. Ella Urania9 Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1857, Ashby, MA;[4] m. 5 Jun 1879, Ashby, MA, Melvin W. Jefts, both of Ashby, b. ca. 1856, Ashby, MA, son of J. M. J. & Betsey (-----) Jefts.[5]
ii. Frank Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1864, Ashby, MA;[6] d. 8 Jul 1865, Ashby, MA, aged 1 year 5 days, of croup.[7]
iii. Nellie Eliza Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1866, Ashby, MA;[8] m. 19 Jun 1889, Ashby, MA, Frederick E. Brooks, b. ca. 1868, Rindge, NH, son of Ivers H. and Nancy R. (-----) Brooks.[9]
iv. Fannie Maria Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1869 (twin), Ashby, MA;[10] m. 8 Nov 1894, Ashby, MA, Herbert A. Farwell, b. ca. 1868, Lowell, MA, son of Benjamin A. and Mary E. (Hammond) Farwell.[11]
v. Frank Stearns Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1869 (twin), Ashby, MA;[12] d. after 1930; m. 24 Jun 1891, Rindge, NH, Nellie L. Hale, b. ca. 1862, Rindge, NH, dau. of Moses W. and Lucinda C. (-----) Hale;[13] res. Greenville, NH.

Census

1441 1417 John P. Whitney 24 M - Farmer $2000 $750 Mass. Urania 24 F - " Ella U. 2 F - "

129 146 John B. Whitney 34 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Urania A. Whitney 29 F - Do M - - - - - Ella U. Whitney 7 F - Do S - - - - - Frank S. Whitney 10m M - Do S - - - - -

95 96 Whitney, John P. 39 M W Farmer $1500 $800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Urania A. 34 F W Keeping House " Whitney, Ella U. 10 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school -----, Nellie E. 3 F W At Home " -----, Frank S. 10/12 M W At Home " Born in Jul -----, Fannie N. 10/12 F W At Home " Born in Jul Daly, Bridget 20 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born

157 162 Whitney, John P. W M 49 m Farmer Mass. Mass. N.H. -------, Urania A. W F 44 Wife m Keeping house Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Nellie U. W F 13 Dau s At school Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Frank S. W M 10 Son s At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Fanny L. W F 10 Dau s At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass.

103 107 Whitney, John P. Head W M Mar 1831 69 mar 43 Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Literate, Owns Free Farm -------, Urania A. Wife W F Oct 1835 64 mar 43 5ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Literate

  • 1910, Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA

68 60 Whitney, John P. Head M W 79 m52 Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Literate Farmer on Farm Owns Free Farm -------, Urania A. Wife F W 74 m52 5ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Literate None

  • 1920, Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA

38 40 Whitney, John P. Head M W 88 m Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Farmer, General Farming, Own Account -------, Urania A. Wife F W 84 m Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None

References

1.^  "John P. [Whitney], s. William and Fanny, [born] Mar. 6, 1831," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 147.

3.^  "Eurama [Eurania ?] Anderson [Stearns], d. Timothy and Eliza, [born] Oct. 23, 1834," according to Ashby Vital Records.

4.^  "Ella Urania, d. John P. and Urania, farner [sic], Oct. 29, 1857," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 106, page 56.

5.^  "Ella U., a. 21y., d. John P. and Wilma A., and Melvin W. Jefts, a. 23y., farmer, s. J. M. and Betsey, June 5, 1879," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 308, page 41.

6.^  "Frank, s. John P., farmer, July 3, 1864," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 169, page 89.

7.^  "Frank, b. Ashby, s. John and Urama, of croup, Jul 8, 1865, a. 1y. 5d.," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 184, page 36.

8.^  "Nellie Eliza, d. John P. and Urana A., farmer, Nov. 27, 1866," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 187, page 96.

9.^  "Nellie E., a. 22y., d. John P. and Urania, and Frederick E. Brooks, a. 21y., farmer, s. Ivers H. and Nancy R., June 19, 1889," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 398, page 47.

10.^  "Fannie Maria, d. twin, John P. and Urania (Stearns), farmer, July 30, 1869," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 215, page 95.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 443, page 71.

12.^  "Frank Stearns, s. John P. and Urania (Stearns), farmer, July 30, 1869," according to Ashby Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 215, page 95.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 416, page 75. Also, "Frank S. Whitney (b. 1869, s. of John B. Whitney & Francis A. S.) & Nellie L. Hale, m. 24 Jun 1891, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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