Family:Whitney, Orange (1849-a1920)

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Orange9 Whitney (John8, Joseph Glazier7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of John8 and Eliza (Cushing) Whitney, was born 16 Mar 1849, Westminster, MA,[1] and died after 1887.

He married firstly, 4 Jan 1875, Amherst, MA, or 5 Jan 1875, Ashburnham, MA, Laura M. Collester, of Gardner, MA, daughter of Thorley and Abigail Marie8 (Whitney) Collester,[2] and granddaughter of Joseph7 and Nancy (Sawin) Whitney. They were seventh cousins. She was born 17 Dec 1849,[3] Gardner, MA, and died 28 Jan 1885, Winchendon, MA, aged 35 years 1 month 11 days, of placenta previa, and was buried at Gardner, MA.[4]

He married secondly, 28 Dec 1887, Winchendon, MA, Ida F. Smith, daughter of George V. and Sophronia M. (-----) Smith.[5] She was born Dec 1864, Winchendon, MA, and died after 1900.

He was born in Ashburnham, MA, where he always resided until 1881, when he moved to Winchendon. Like his father he was engaged in the manufacture of chairs, and at one time was located in the Burgess mills, in Ashburnham. Has many town offices of trust and honor; resided Ashburnham and Winchendon, MA.

Children of Orange9 and Laura M. (Collester) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Mabel Collester10 Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1882, Winchendon, MA;[6] d. 8 Dec 1886, Winchendon, MA [also recorded at Gardner, MA], aged 4 years 8 months 8 days, of leucocythemia.[7]
ii. (daughter) Whitney, stillborn 28 Jan 1885, East Winchendon, MA.[8]

Children of Orange9 and Ida F. (Smith) Whitney:

iii. Marcus Melville10 Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1888, Winchendon, MA.[9]
iv. Richard C. Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1891, Winchendon, MA.[10]
v. Helen Josephine Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1893, Winchendon, MA.[11]

Census

Oranze WHITNEY 31 Self M M W MA Chair Manufacture MA MA Laura M. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W MA Keeping House NH MA

216 250 Whitney, Orange Head W M Mar 1849 51 mar 12 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Chair mfr., Rents house Whitney, Ida F. Wife W F Dec 1864 35 mar 12 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Marcus M. Son W M Dec 1888 11 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Richard C. Son W M Oct 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Helen J. Dau W F Aug 1893 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Smith, Nelly SiL W F Jan 1873 27 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Dressmaker Morlock, Emma E. Srvt W F Nov 1879 20 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Canada Fr. General housework

  • 1910, Winchendon, Worcester Co., MA
  • 1920, Winchendon, Worcester Co., MA

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Orange [Whitney], s. John and Eliza, [born] Mar. 16, 1849," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 273, page 204; also volume 272, page 1.

3.^  "Laura M. [Whitney], w. Orange, [born] Dec. 17, 1819. G.S.2," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Gardner, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907). NOTE: This is an error in the reading of her gravestone. She was born in 1849, not 1819, according to her death record.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 366, pages 406 and 489.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 381, page 434.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 333, page 388.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 375, pages 405 and 488.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 366, page 489.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 387, page 447.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 414, page 542.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 432, page 572.


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