Family:Whitney, Joseph (1827-1892)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Abijah6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Abijah6 and Lydia (Tarbell) Whitney, was born 25 Jun 1827, Pepperell, MA, and died 14 Nov 1892, Wells River, VT.

He married, 20 Nov 1856, Pepperell, MA, Mary P. Baker "of Tunbridge, Vt.", daughter of Stephen Baker.[1] She was born 6 Mar 1826, Tunbridge, VT,[2] and died after 1900.

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;[3] 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;[4] resided Wells River, VT.
iii. Arthur Leslie Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1869, Pepperell, MA;[5] resided Wells River, VT; d. aft. 1900.

Census

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

References

  • Census records.

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).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 100, page 200.

3.^  "Mary P. [Baker], w. Joseph, b. 1846. G.R.1," according to Pepperell Vital Records. This is clearly an error: she was born in 1826, not 1846.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 115, page 202.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 151, page 210.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 215, page 226.


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