Family:Whitney, Joseph (1811-1879)

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Joseph8 Whitney (Josiah7, Josiah6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Josiah7 and Sarah (Emes) Whitney, was born 25 Mar 1811, Nelson or Packersfield, NH,[1] and died 21 Jan 1879, Keene, NH, aged 67 years 10 months 23 days.[2]

He married, 23 Feb 1841, Nashua, NH, Mary Abbott Newcomb.[3] She was born 27 Jan 1820, and died 13 Sep 1875, Keene, NH, aged 55 years 7 months 17 days.[4]

He was born at Nelson, NH; is a farmer; has been superintendent of schools, town clerk and selectman; resided Sullivan, NH.

Children of Joseph8 and Mary Abbott (Newcomb) Whitney:

i. Ransel Newcomb9 Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1842, Nelson, NH;[5] m. Juliette Reynolds.
ii. Laurette Augustus Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1847, Nelson, NH;[6] "Lauraette Whitney" m. 7 Oct 1869, Keene, NH, Geo. H. A. Ball.[7]
iii. Scolley J. Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1853, Nelson or Sullivan, NH;[8] d. 1 Jun 1856, Nelson, NH.

Census

823 891 Josiah Whitney 68 M - Farmer $2100 N.H. Sarah " 66 F - Mass. 892 Joseph " 39 M - " N.H. Mary A. " 30 F - " Ransel N. " 8 M - " Attended school Luraetta A. " 2 F - " Huldah Abbot 56 F - "

49 49 Josph Whitny 49 M - Merchant $2000 $1025 N.H. Mary Whitny 40 F - " Ransel Whitny 18 M - Laborer " Lauretta Whitny 12 F - " Attended school Sarah A. Newcomb 62 F - "

1129 1290 Whitney, Joseph 59 M W Merchat R.T. $6800 $1600 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 50 F W Keeping House N.H.

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "Joseph [Whitney], [died] Jan. 21, 1879, 67y. 10m. 23d.," according to Frank H. Whitcomb, Vital Statistics of the Town of Keene, New Hampshire, Compiled from the Town Records, First Church and Family Records, the Original Fisher Record and the Newspapers (Keene, NH: The Town of Keene, 1905).

3.^  "Joseph Whitney & Mary A. Newcomb, m. 23 Feb 1841, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Mary A. Newcomb [Whitney], w. Joseph, [died] Sept. 13, 1875, 55y. 7m. 17d.," according to Keene, NH, Vital Records.

5.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

7.^  "Lauraette Whitney (b. 1848, d. of Joseph Whitney & Mary) & Geo. H. A. Ball, m. 7 Oct 1869, Keene, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

8.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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