Family:Whitney, Josiah Williams (1826-1913)

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Josiah Williams7 Whitney (Samuel6, Samuel5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Lucinda (Chapman) Whitney, was born 2 Apr 1826, Ashford, CT,[1] and died 1913. He was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT.[2]

He married, 11 Jul 1847, Eastford, CT, Clarissa Weeks,[3] daughter of Amos and Maria Clarissa (Wilson) Weeks. She was born about 1828, CT, and died 12 Dec 1872, aged 42 years. She was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT.[4]

He married secondly, 25 Jun 1879, Ashford, CT, Lucetta P. (Badger) Weeks, daughter of Chester E. and Lucy (Hall) Badger. She was born 6 Jul 1825, Ashford, T, and died 15 Oct 1909, Putnam, CT. She was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT.[5] She had married firstly, 11 Dec 1842, Ashford, CT, Frank Weeks. By 1900 she had had twelve children, of whom ten were living.

Children of Josiah Williams7 and Clarissa (Weeks) Whitney:

i. Horace S.8 Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1848, Eastford, CT;[6] m. Mary L. Spencer.
ii. William S. Whitney, b. -- Apr 1850, Eastford, CT;[7] d. aft. 1910; m. ca. 1889, Anna M. Shenleton; res. Ware, MA, in 1900.
iii. Juliette Whitney, b. ca. 1854, Putnam, CT; d. 19 Apr 1897, Holden, MA, aged 43 years 2 months 8 days, of pulmonary consumption;[8] m. 11 Jun 1882, North Brookfield, MA, Benjamin W. Farmer, b. ca. 1842, son of Benjamin G. and Mary (-----) Farmer.[9]
iv. Albert F. Whitney, b. Jan 1858, CT; m. Alice M. Weeks.
v. Phoebe A. Whitney, b. ca. Oct 1861, CT; d. 13 Sep 1872, aged 10 years 11 months; bur. Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT.[10]

Josiah Williams7 and Lucetta P. (Badger)(Weeks) Whitney had no children.

Census

17 18 Josiah W. Whitney 23 M - Mule Spinner Conn. Clarissa " 19 F - " Horace S. " 2 M - " William S. " 2/12 M - "

1262 1387 Wm. Whitney 24 M - Operative R.I. Harriet " 27 F - " Horace " 12 M - " Attended school Wm. " 10 M - " Attended school Juliette " 6 F - " Attended school Albert " 2 M - "

395 609 Whitney, Josiah W. 46 M W Works in Cotton Mill Rhode Island Male citizen over 21 -----, Clarissa 42 F W Keeping House Ct. -----, Horace 21 M W Farm Laborer Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, William 20 M W Clerk in Store Conn. -----, Juliette 16 F W Conn. -----, Alberto 12 M W Conn. Attended school -----, Phoebe A. 8 F W Conn. Attended school

William WHITNEY 54 Self M M W CONN Cotton Mill CONN CONN Lucettie WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W CONN CONN CONN Albertus WHITNEY 22 Son M S W CONN Cotton Mill CONN CONN Julia WHITNEY 26 Dau F S W CONN Cotton Mill CONN CONN Ida WEEKS 20 Oth F S W CONN Clothing Mfg CONN CONN Alice WEEKS 16 Oth F S W CONN Clothing Mfg CONN CONN

116 188 Franklin, Frederick E. Head W M Nov 1859 41 mar 15 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Fish dealer, Owns free house -----, Ida L. Wife W F Nov 1860 39 mar 15 2ch 1liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Charlie F. Son W M May 1890 10 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut At echool Whitney, Williams J. Brdr W M Apr 1826 24 mar 21 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Josetta P. Brdr W F Jul 1825 74 mar 21 12ch 10liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Franklin, Charles G. Fath W M Apr 1830 70 wid Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut

Ida was Lucetta's daughter by her first husband.

100 125 Pheen, James L. Head W M --- 1861 39 mar 4 Massachusetts Ireland Ireland Boot maker, House -----, Margreat Wife W F Aug 1863 37 mar 4 0ch 0liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1869 McCarthy, Gerge BiL W M Aug 1865 24 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Ireland PO Clerk 126 Whitney, William S. Head W M Apr 1850 50 mar 11 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Woolen dresser, Rents house -----, Annie Wife W F May 1857 43 mar 11 3ch 3liv Connecticut Ireland Ireland -----, Edith Dau W F Jan 1877 23 sgl Connecticut Ireland Ireland Teacher -----, Edward Son W M Nov 1879 20 sgl Connecticut Ireland Ireland Student -----, Lewis Son W M Aug 1884 15 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Ireland

  • 1910, Putnam Ward 1, Windham Co., CT: Josiah W. Whitney.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Juneck Williams [Whitney], s. Samuel, Jr. & Lucinda, b. 2 Apr 1826," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Ashford 6:35. "Juneck" is an error for "Josiah".

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #119571069, Josiah W. Whitney.

3.^  "Josiah W. [Whitney], m. Clarissa WEEKES, 11 Jul 1847, by Isaac SHERMAN," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Eastford 1:1.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #119571061, Clarice Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #119595339, Lucettia P. Weeks Whitney.

6.^  "Horace S. [Whitney], s. Josiah W., mule spinner, ae 22, & Clarissa, ae 17, b. 20 Jun 1848," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Eastford 2:9-10.

7.^  "William S. [Whitney], s. William, laborer, b. [ ] Apr [1850]," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Eastford 2:23-4.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 474, page 641.

9.^  Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, at FamilySearch.org.

10.^  Find A Grave Memorial #119571073, {hebe A. Whitney.


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