Family:Whitney, Jotham (c1801-1882)

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Jotham7 Whitney (Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer6 and Martha (Crozer) Whitney, was born about 1801, Halifax, VT, and died 3 Apr 1882, Charlemont, MA, aged 80 years, of paralysis, farmer, widower.[1]

He married firstly, 11 Mar 1821, Halifax, VT, Chloe Jones.[2] She was born about 1802, and died 12 Mar 1833, Ashfield, MA, aged 30 years.[3]

He married secondly, 8 Aug 1833, Guilford, VT, Angeline Jones,[4] daughter of Erastus and Sally (Clark) Jones of Buckland. She was born about 1813, Conway, MA, and died 23 Sep 1880, Charlemont, MA, aged 66, of heart disease.[5]

Children of Jotham7 and Chloe (Jones) Whitney, if any, unknown. None were in the family in the 1830 census.

Children of Jotham7 and Angeline (Jones) Whitney:

i. Milo8 Whitney, b. ca. 1834, MA; d. 15 Sep 1838, Buckland, MA, aged 4 years.[6]
ii. George B. Whitney, b. ca. 1836, MA; d. 25 Mar 1838, aged 2 years.[7]
iii. Catherine Whitney, b. ca. 1838, Buckland, MA; m. 19 Apr 1875, Vernon, VT, David Hastings, son of Zebina and Esther T. (-----) Hastings, b. ca. 1830, St. Lawrence Co., NY.[8]
iv. Orange S. Whitney, b. ca. 1840, MA; m.(1) Lydia A. -----; m.(2) Carrie -----.
v. Myra Whitney, b. ca. 1842, MA; living 1900, then unmarried.
vi. Miranda W. Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1844, MA, Buckland, MA;[9] m. 12 Jul 1871, Dummerston, VT, James B. Read, son of Thos. L. and Sarah M. (-----) Read.[10]
vii. Eleazer Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1845, Buckland, MA;[11] m. Sarah Seabury Stetson.
viii. Jotham Whitney, b. ca. 1848, MA; m. Sarah C. Ray.
ix. Willard Henry Whitney, b. ca. 14 Mar 1849, Buckland, MA; d. 26 Apr 1861, Charlemont, MA, aged 12 year 1 month 12 days, of diphtheria.[12]
x. Angeline Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1851, Charlemont, MA;[13] d. 13 Sep 1861, Charlemont, MA, aged 10 years, of diphtheria.[14]
xi. Windsor Ward Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1853, Charlemont, MA;[15] m. Etta D. Carr.
xii. Chloe A. Whitney, b. ca. 1855, MA; probably the Della C. Whitney, b. 1856, who m. 20 Feb 1878, Dover, VT, Herbert C. Yeaw, son of D. W. and Betsey (Hanks) Yeaw.[16]
xiii. Lucina Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1858, Charlemont, MA;[17] m. 18 Jan 1882, Charlemont, MA, George N. Cooper, of Dover, VT, b. ca. 1858, Dover, VT, son of M. P. and Clarinda (-----) Cooper.[18] By an unknown father she had the illegitimate child:
a. (daughter) Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1880, Charlemont, MA.[19]

Notes

The names of his parents on his death record, Ebenezer and Jane (-----) Whitney, are wrong. He was an unrecorded son of Eleazer6 and Martha (Crozer) Whitney.[20]

Census

183 212 Jotham Whitney 49 M - Farmer $500 Vt. Angeline " 35 F - Mass. Catherine " 12 F - " Attended school Orange S. " 10 M - " Attended school Mira " 8 F - " Attended school Miranda " 6 F - " Attended school Eleazer " 4 M - " Attended school Jotham " 2 M - " Willard " 10/12 M - "

13 14 Jotham Whitney 55 M - Farmer Vermont Angeline Whitney 37 F - Mass. Catharine Whitney 17 F - " Orange Whitney 16 M - " Mira Whitney 14 F - " Miranda Whitney 12 F - " Eleazer Whitney 10 M - " Jotham Whitney 8 M - " Henry Whitney 6 M - " Angeline Whitney 4 M - " Winsor Whitney 2 M - "

443 143 Jotham Whitney 59 M - Farmer $1500 $310 Vt. Angeline Whitney 47 F - Mass. Catherine " 22 F - " Orange S. " 20 M - Farm laborer " Myra " 18 F - " Maranda " 16 F - " Eleazer " 14 M - " Attended school Jotham " Jr. 12 M - " Attended school Willard H. " 10 M - " Attended school Angeline " 8 F - " Attended school Winzer W. " 6 M - " Chloe A. " 5 F - " Lucina " 1 F - "

30 33 Jotham Whitney 58 M - Vt. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Angeline Whitney 48 F - Mass. " - - - - - Catharine Whitney 28 F - " S - - - - - Mira Whitney 23 F - " " - - - - - Miranda Whitney 20 F - " " - - - - - Eleazier Whitney 19 M - " " - - - - - Jotham Whitney 17 M - " " - - - - - Winson Whitney 10 M - " " - - - - - Chloe A. Whitney 9 F - " " - - - - - Lusina Whitney 7 F - " " - - - - - 34 Orange Whitney 26 M - " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Lydia A. Whitney 19 F - " " - - - - -

148 152 Whitney, Jotham 69 M W Farmer Vt. Male citizen over 21 -----, Angeline 57 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Catherine 32 F W No occupation $800 $125 " -----, Eleazer 24 M W Farm laborer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Windsor W. 17 M W Farm laborer " -----, Chloe A. 15 F W Attending School " Attended school -----, Lucina 12 F W Attending School " Attended school

16 20 Pierce, Judith W F 83 Pauper Sgl Keeping House Massachusetts Conn. Mass. Cobb, Gracia W F 43 Pauper Sgl Insane Massachusetts Mass. Mass. Brayman, Ada W F 13 Pauper Sgl Attended School Massachusetts Mass. Mass. Whitney, Jotham W M 79 Pauper Wid Farmer Vermont Vt. Vt.

58 63 Barnes, Albert H. Head W M Aug 1855 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Farmer, Rents mortgaged farm Whitney, Myra Srvt W F May 1845 55 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts House Keeper

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 337, page 314.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  "Chloe [Whitney], w. Jothan, [died] Mar. 12, 1833, a. 30. G.R.7," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (1942), p. 216.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 319, page 309.

6.^  "Milo [Whitney], s. Jothan and Angaline, [died] Sept. 15, 1838. a. 4y. G.R.2," according to Buckland Vital Records.

7.^  "George B. [Whitney], s. Jotham and Angaline, [died] Mar. 25, 1838, a. 2y. G.R.2," according to Buckland Vital Records.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

9.^  "______ [Whitney], d. Jotham, farmer, and Angeline, [born] Feb. 27, 1844," according to Buckland Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 4, page 177.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

11.^  "Eleazer [Whitney], s. Jotham, farmer, and Angeline, [born] Feb. 13, 1845," according to Vital Records of Buckland, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 16, page 185.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 147, page 314.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 51, page 232.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 147, page 314.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 260.

16.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 114, page 297.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 334, page 377.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 313, page 338.

20.^  Ellery Bicknell Crane, Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts: With a History of Worcester Society of Antiquity (Lewis Publishing Co., 1907), p. 60.


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