Family:Whitney, Josiah Williams (1826-a1910)

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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 after 1910.

He married, 11 Jul 1847, Eastford, CT, Clarissa Weeks.[2] She was born about 1828-1831, CT.

Children of Josiah Williams7 and Clarissa (Weeks) Whitney:

i. Horace S.8 Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1848, Eastford, CT;[3] m. Mary L. Spencer.
ii. William S. Whitney, b. -- Apr 1850, Eastford, CT;[4] 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;[5] m. 11 Jun 1882, North Brookfield, MA, Benjamin W. Farmer, b. ca. 1842, son of Benjamin G. and Mary (-----) Farmer.[6]
iv. Albert Whitney, b. ca. 1858, CT.
v. Phoebe A. Whitney, b. ca. 1862, CT.

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

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

NOTE: These three children were apparently Annie's, but not William's since they were born before their marriage, and their father was born in Ireland.

  • 1910, Putnam Ward 1, Windham Co., CT: Josiah W. Whitney.
  • 1920, Putnam, Windham Co., CT.
  • 1930, Putnam, Windham Co., CT.

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

3.^  "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.

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

5.^  "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.

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


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