Family:Whitney, Otis (1790-1863)

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Otis7 Whitney (Ebenezer6, Zachariah5, Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Ebenezer6 and Rachel Perne (Rawson) Whitney, was born 1 Feb 1790, Montague, MA,[1] and died 6 Aug 1863, Montague, MA, aged 73 years 6 months 6 days, of erisepelis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 28 Mar 1817, Montague, MA, for him "of Montague" and Thirza Glazier "of Leverett".[3] He married, 11 Dec 1817, Montague, MA, Thirza Glazier. She was born 25 Jul 1796, Leverett, MA, and died 1 Sep 1863.

He resided Montague, MA.

Children of Otis7 and Thirza (Glazier) Whitney:

i. Marilla Ann8 Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1818; d. 13 Feb 1885; m. 31 Dec 1844, Montague, MA, Alpheus Moore.[4] He was b. 6 Mar 1819, Leverett, MA. Was a builder. Children:
a. Gilman Alpheus Moore, b. 19 Dec 1845; res. Montague, MA, and Grand Rapids, MI.
b. Wesley Fisk Moore, b. 28 Sep 1854; m. 24 Oct 1886, Elsie Elizabeth Greenwood, b. Hubbardston, MA, 2 Jun 1858.
ii. Julia Maria Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1824; d. 5 Apr 1840, Montague, MA, aged 15 years.[5]

Census

198 214 Otis Whitney 60 M - Laborer Mass. Thirza " 55 F - "

140 154 Otis Whitney 66 M - Laborer Mass. Thirza Whitney 59 F - Mass. Elsa Buzzae 29 F - Mass.

1565 1630 Otis Whitney 70 M - Farmer $100 Mass. Tirzah " 65 F - " Tirzah Merchant 63 F - "

219 245 Alpheus Moore 46 M - Massachusetts M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Marilla A. Moore 46 F - " M Housewife - - - - - Gillman A. Moore 19 M - " S Carpenter - - - - - Wesley F. Moore 10 M - " S - - - - - Thersa Whitney 68 F - " W Invalid - - - - -

References

1.^  "Otis [Whitney], s. Eben[eze]r and Parney, [born] Feb. 1, 1790," according to Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 165, page 297.

3.^  "Otis [Whitney], of M., and Thirzah Glazier of Leverett, int. Mar. 28, 1817," according to Montague Vital Records.

4.^  "Marilla A. [Whitney], unm., and Alpheus Moon [Moore.int.], unm., [married] Dec. 31, 1844," according to Montague 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 12, page 128.

5.^  "Julia M. [Whitney], d. Otis and Thirza, [died] Apr. 5, 1840, a. 15y. G.R.7," according to Montague Vital Records.


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