Family:Whitney, Joseph (1827-1892)
He was born on the old Whitney farm in Pepperell, NA, which was deeded by Joseph Whitney, of Chelmsford, to his son Joseph, of Pepperell, 1740. He was a well-to-do and respected farmer, and died very suddenly [portion missing] disease. He resided Pepperell, MA, and Wells River, VT.
Children of Joseph7 and Mary P. (Baker) Whitney:
i. Joseph Abijah8 Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1858, Pepperell, MA; resided Wells River, VT; m. ca. 1896, Julia H. -----, b. Jan 1858, NH, d. aft. 1900. ii. Marie Louise Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1862, Pepperell, MA; resided Wells River, VT. iii. Arthur Leslie Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1869, Pepperell, MA; resided Wells River, VT; d. aft. 1900.
1745 1713 Joseph Whitney 33 M - Farmer $5000 $500 Mass. Mary P. 34 F - Vermont Joseph A. 2 M - Mass. Lydia 68 F - " Benjamin 65 M - N.H. Sumner Coburn 21 M - Farm laborer Mass.
Lydia is his mother. Benjamin is Abijah's first cousin, son of James.
189 185 Whitney, Joseph 43 N W Farmer $4000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary P. 44 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Joseph A. 12 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Mary L. 8 F W Attending School " Attended school -----, Alma L. 9/12 F W At Home " Born in Jul -----, Benjamin 75 M W No Occupation Mew Hampshire Male citizen over 21 Durant, Ellen W. 25 F W No Occupation Mass. Varney, John D. 19 M W Brick Maker "
Benjamin is Abijah's first cousin, son of James.
Joseph WHITNEY 52 Self M M W MA Laborer MA MA Mary P. WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA VT Joseph A. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W MA Paper Maker MA VT Mary L. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W MA Work In Paper Mill MA VT Arthur L. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MA At School MA VT
97 119 Whitney, Mary P. Head W F Mar 1826 74 wid 3ch 3liv Vermont Massachusetts Vermont Owns free house -----, Arthur L. Son W M Nov 1869 30 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Teamster Wilson, Nettie M. Srvt W F Aug 1880 19 sgl Vermont Vermont New Hampshire Housekeeper
40 46 Whitney, Joseph A. Head W M Jun 1858 41 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont RR car repairer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Julia H. Wife W F Jan 1858 42 mar 4 0ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont
- 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. 374-375.
1.^ "Joseph [Whitney], s. Abijah & Lydia, b. June 25, 1827," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).