Family:Whitney, John Shepperd (1838-1918)
John Shepperd9 Whitney (Hosea8, Zimri7, John6, Zachariah5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Hosea8 and Charlotte (Sawyer) Whitney, was born 22 Nov 1838, Cambridge, MA, and died 26 Dec 1918, Boston, MA, aged 80 years 1 months 2 days, of lobar pneumonia.
He married firstly, 1 Sep 1861, Charlestown, MA, Irene A. Richmond, daughter of Israel and Phebe (Bryant) Richmond. She was born 22 Aug 1837, Oxford, ME, and died 7 Nov 1874, Paris, ME.
He married secondly, 14 Jul 1875, Chloe E. (Peterson) Whiting, daughter of Benjamin H. and Chloe (Richmond) Peterson. She was born 31 Aug 1841 or 30 Aug 1840, Paris, ME, and died 10 Nov 1910, Norwell, MA, aged 70 years 2 months 10 days, of cancer of the stomach. She had married firstly, 22 Sep 1860, Hanover, MA, Sylvanus Whiting. She was buried in Leominster, MA. She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA.
He was a farmer; resided Paris, ME, and North Leominster, MA.
Children of John Shepperd9 and Irene A. (Richmond) Whitney:
i. John A.10 Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1862, MA [but no record found]; resided Oxford, ME. ii. Martha E. Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1865, Oxford, ME; "of Holbrook" m. 25 or 26 Nov 1886, Boston, MA, Elmer Ellsworth House, b. ca. 1861, Lebanon, NH, son of Jerome B. and Nancy J. (-----) Whitney; resided 399 Dorchester St., South Boston, MA. He was b. 4 Apr 1861.
- Ch.: Clarence Ellsworth, b. 26 Sep 1887; Grace Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1892.
John Shepperd9 and Chloe E. (Peterson)(Whiting) Whitney had no known children.
41 39 Whitney, John S. 31 M W Farmer $600 $100 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Irene G. 32 F W Keeping house Maine -----, John A. 7 M W At home Massachusetts Attended school -----, Martha E. 5 F W At home Maine Attended school
John S. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Chloe E. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME John A. WHITNEY 18 Son M S W MA Works In ... ME ME Martha E. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At School MA ME Arthur E. WHITING 17 SSon M S W MA Works In ... MA ME Nellie G. WHITING 15 SDau F S W MA At Home MA ME Willie T. WHITING 13 SSon M S W MA At Home MA ME
138 244 Whitney, John S. Head W M Nov 1839 60 mar 25 Massachusetts Vermont Vermont Farm laborer, Rents house -----, Chloe E. Wife W F Aug 1841 58 mar 25 3ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine
- Census records.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 616-617.
4.^ Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920, at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/58 (death), page 300.