Family:Whitney, John W. (1843-1875)

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John W. Whitney (William H.), son of William H. and Mary Ann (Parmenter) Whitney, was born 7 Oct 1843, Princeton, MA,[1] and died 15 Apr 1875, Lunenburg, MA, aged 31 years 6 months 7 days, of consumption.[2]

He married, 7 Sep 1866, Rindge, NH, Mary Ellen May, daughter of Gilman and Adelia (-----) May.[3] She was born 14 Dec 1848, Leominster, MA, and died after 1875, perhaps before 1880.

Children of John W. and Mary Ellen (May) Whitney:

i. Ida J. Whitney, b. ca. 31 Mar 1869, MA; d. 14 Nov 1869, Lowell, MA, aged 7 months 14 days, of scarlet fever.[4]
ii. Edward Warren Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1871, Leominster, MA;[5] d. 20 Feb 1904, Sterling, MA [also recorded in Leominster, MA], aged 33 years 27 days, of pneumonia;[6] m. 29 Nov 1892, Sterling, MA [also recorded as Leominster, MA], Mary Jane Ledingham, b. ca. 1872, Leominster, MA, dau. of George and Isabella (Lawson) Ledingham.[7] She m.(2) 11 Oct 1905, Leominster, MA (recorded Clinton, MA), William J. L. Smith, b. ca. 1878, Scotland, son of William and Jane (Ledingham) Smith.[8] Children:
a. Gladys May Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1894, Sterling, MA.[9]
b. Ralph Edward Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1895, Sterling, MA.[10]
c. Laura Isabell Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1900, Leominster, MA.[11]
d. Arline Elizabeth Whitney, b. 13 Oct 1902, Sterling, MA.[12]
iii. George Walter Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1872, Leominster, MA;[13] m. 27 May 1891, Sterling, MA [also recorded in Leominster, MA], Harriet O. Lett, b. Apr 1874, NJ, dau. of Henry and Ann (Hapgood) Lett.[14] He was a comb maker. Children:
a. Elmer Edward Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1891, Leominster, MA.[15]
b. Myrtle Ardell Whitney, b. 22 Mar 1894, Leominster, MA.[16]
c. Doris Madaline Whitney, b. ca. 10 Jun 1907, Leominster, MA; d. 12 Jun 1907, Leominster, MA, aged 2 days, of atthenia.[17]

Census

265 335 E. J. Adams 47 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Fidelia Adams 42 F - " M - - - - - A. S. Whitcomb 19 M - " S " - - - - - Walter A. Adams 3 " - " S - - - - - John Whitney 21 " - " S " - - 1 1 -

460 576 Smith, Isaac 58 M W Farmer $4000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary B. 55 F W Keeping House " -----, Charlotte 29 F W Dress making " Joslin, Fredrick 14 M W Attends School " 577 Whitney, John W. 26 M W Farm hand " -----, Mary E. 21 F W Keeping House "

Gilman MAY 52 Self M M W MA Cattle Dealer MA MA Delia A. MAY 61 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Edward WHITNEY 9 Oth M S W MA At School MA MA George WHITNEY 7 Oth M S W MA At School MA MA

478 675 Whitney, Edward W. Head W M Jan 1871 29 mar 7 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Polisher combs, Rents house -----, Mary J. Wife W F Dec 1872 27 mar 7 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Scotland Scotland -----, Gladys M. Dau W F Jan 1894 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Ralph E. Son W M Dec 1895 4 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

306 331 Hapgood, Abner C. Head W M Jul 1844 55 mar 25 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mary C. Wife W F Jul 1835 64 mar 25 0ch 0liv Rhode Island Massachusetts Rhode Island Whitney, George W. Asst W M Oct 1872 27 mar 25 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer -----, Harriet Wife W F Apr 1874 26 mar 9 2ch 2liv New Jersey England Massachusetts -----, Elmer E. Son W M Nov 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Jersey -----, Myrtle A. Dau W F Sep 1890 9 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Jersey

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. William and Mary-Ann, [born] Oct. 7, 1843," according to Princeton 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 276, page 393.

3.^  "John W. Whitney (b. 1843, Princeton, MA, s. of William E. Whitney & Mary A.) & Mary L. May, m. 7 Sep 1866, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 203, page 146

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 234, page 261.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/55 (death), page 191, and volume 1904/89, page 231.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 426, pages 440 and 495.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 556, pages 275 and 344.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 441, page 543.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 450, page 553.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 498, page 338.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 522, page 377.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, page 268.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 417, pages 422 and 481.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 414, page 446.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 441, page 478.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/57 (death), page 392.


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