Family:Whitney, Joseph Dana (1825-1909)

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Joseph Dana8 Whitney (Alpheus7, Hananiah6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Alpheus7 and Abigail (?Case?) Whitney, was born about 28 Oct 1825, Winchendon or Watertown, MA, and died 11 Mar 1909, Paxton, MA, aged 76 years 4 months 13 days, of chronic fibroid phthsis.[1] He was buried in Paxton, MA.

He married, 29 Jul 1875, Oakham, MA, or 22 Sep 1875, Paxton, MA, Sophronia Lucretia Bemis, daughter of Tyler and Caroline A. (Brown) Bemis.[2]. She was born 29 Dec 1846, Paxton, MA, and died after 1920.

Children of Joseph Dana8 and Sophronia Lucretia (Bemis) Whitney:

i. (son)9 Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1878, Paxton, MA;[3] d. 17 Jun 1878, Paxton, MA.[4]
ii. George Henry Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1881, Paxton, MA;[5] m. 24 Jul 1904, Paxton, MA, Juliette J. Powell. b. ca. 1886, Brooklyn, NY, dau. of Henry C. and Mary (De Allume) Powell.[6] Children:
a. Stewart Elmer10 Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1908, Paxton, MA.[7]

Census

Joseph B. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W MASS Boot Factory MASS NOT KNOWN Sophronia L. WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W MASS Keep House MASS MASS

70 74 Joseph D. Whitney Head W M Oct 1825 74 mar 24 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer, Owns free house -----, Sophronia Wife W F Dec 1846 53 mar 24 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, George H. Son W M Dec 1881 18 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Blacksmith journeyman

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/78 (death), page 341.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 321, and volume 273, page 271.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 297, page 319.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 303, page 367.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 324, page 332.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 548, page 373.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 576, page 397.


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