Family:Whitney, Otis (1802-1872)

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Otis6 Whitney (Nathan5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan5 and Sarah (Godfrey) Whitney, was born 26 Mar 1802, Augusta, ME, and died 9 Mar 1872, Augusta, ME, aged 69 years.[1]

He married firstly, before 1834, Nancy Jones. She was born in Schenectady, NY and died before 1846.

Marriage intentions were published 27 Sep 1846, Augusta, ME, for him and his second wife Sarah C. Jackson "of Wrentham, Mass."[2] He "widr. of Augusta, Maine, son of Nathan and Sarah, a. 40 y." married secondly, 13 Oct 1846, Wrentham, MA, Sarah Catherine Jackson, daughter of Laban and Mary Ann (Meader) Jackson, "of Wrentham, MA" "dau. of Laban and Mary Ann, a. 21 y."[3] She was born 9 Dec 1825, Walpole, MA, and died 20 Oct 1909, Malden, MA, aged 83 years 10 months 11 days, of chronic bronchitis.[4]

Children of Otis6 and Nancy (Jones) Whitney:

i. Selinda7 Whitney, b. ca. 1834, Middleburgh, NY; m. 6 Jul 1863, Boston, MA, Nathaniel W. Moulton, b. ca. 1839, Rollinsford, NH, son of James R. and Hannah (-----) Moulton.[5]
ii. Angenette Jones Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1836, Augusta, ME; d. 4 Dec 1909, Cambridge, MA, aged 73 years 10 months 22 days, of angina pectoris;[6] m. 25 Dec 1862, Boston, MA, William H. Brown, b. ca. 1837, Brunswick, ME, son of Charles and Thirza G. (-----) Brown.[7] She is also recorded as Ann Jeanette.
iii. Marion B. Whitney (son), b. ca. 1840, ME; d. after 1850; no further record found.

Children of Otis6 and Sarah Catherine (Jackson) Whitney:

iv. Harriet A.7 Whitney, b. ca. 1848, ME; m. 23 May 1867, Augusta, ME, Edward A. Brown; said to have m. 4 Nov 1867, Gardiner, ME, George L. Smith.[8].
v. Herbert K. Whitney, b. ca. 1856, ME; d. after 1870; no further record found.

Census

224 393 Otis Whitney 48 M - Machinist $2500 Me. Sarah C. Whitney 34 F - Mass. Selinda Whitney 16 F - N.Y. Attended school Angenette J. Whitney 14 F - Me. Attended school Marion B. Whitney 10 M - Me. Attended school Harriet A. Whitney 2 F - Me. Lucinda Chisam 25 F - Me. Elvina Chisam 22 F - Me. Mary A. Jackson 56 F - N.H.

794 863 Otis Whitney 58 M - Machinist $1800 $500 Maine Sarah C. " 34 F - " Harriet A. " 12 F - " Attended school Herbert " 4 M - "

390 414 Whitney, Otis 68 M W Without Occupation $6000 $250 Maine Male citizen over 21 Sarah C. 44 F " Keeping house Mass. Herbert K. 15 M " Attending School Maine Attended school

Angenette J. BROWN 42 Self F M W ME Keeping House ME NY Florence C. BROWN 11 Dau F S W MA At School ME ME Sarah C. WHITNEY 54 MotL F W W MA At Home MA NH Charles BROWN 65 Fath M W W ME At Home ME ME

79 92 Brown, Edward A. Head W M Aug 1842 57 mar 33 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Real estate agt., Rents house -----, Harriet A. Wife W F Oct 1847 52 mar 33 3ch 1liv Maine Maine Massachusetts -----, Christina L. GDau W F Jan 1893 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Sarah C. MiL W F Dec 1825 74 wid 4ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Goodwin, Carrie Brdr W F Jun 1865 34 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada Eng. Book-keeper office real estate Brown, Mildred E. Dau W F May 1879 21 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine</p>

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Otis [Whitney], [died] March 9, 1872, a. 69. [b. March 26, 1802]," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 467-468.

2.^  "Otis [Whitney] and Sarah C. Jackson of Wrentham, Mass., [intentions] Sept. 27, 1846," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

3.^  "Otis [Whitney], widr., of Augusta, Me., s. of Nathan and Susan, a. 40y. and Sarah Catherine Jackson, d. of Laban and Mary Ann, a. 21y., [married] Oct. 13, 1846," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 25, page 120.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/63 (death), page 492.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 164, page 64.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/27 (Death), page 267.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 155, page 116.


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