Family:Whitney, Patrick D. (1825-1903)

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Patrick D.1 Whitney, parentage unknown, was born Mar 1825, co. Longford, Ireland, and died 15 Aug 1903, Bennington, VT, aged 76 years, of pneumonia.[1]

He married, after 1850 [record not found], Mary A. Gregory, daughter of Edward and Mary (Garrity) Gregory. She was born 24 Jun 1830, Ireland, and died 29 Jun 1920, Bennington, VT, aged 90 years 5 days, of general arteriosclerosis.[2]

"Pat Whitney" was listed as a passenger on the ship Oxford, John Rathbone, master, arriving 23 Sep 1842, landing at the Port of New York, NY, from Liverpool, England. His occupation was "boy", age 17, and birthplace Ireland.[3] He immigrated in 1844, she in 1834, according to the 1900 census. Her family's record in the 1850 census would indicated a date of 1841 or thereabouts.[4]

He was naturalized 26 Dec 1867, in the County Court, Bennington, VT.[5]

Children of Patrick D.1 and Mary A. (Gregory) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann2 Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1850, Bennington, VT [if accurate, before marriage of parents, but she doesn't appear in the 1850 census; 1900 census says Apr 1852]; d. 18 Mar 1923, Bennington, VT; bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT;[6] m. 18 Jul 1870, Bennington, VT, John J. McDermott, son of John McDermott and Elizabeth (-----) McDermott.[7]
ii. Catherine M. Whitney, b. ca. 1852-1854, VT; d. 13 Jul 1925, Brattleboro, VT, aged 71 years, of chronic interstitial nephritis; unmarried.[8]
iii. James Henry Whitney, b. Nov 1854, VT; m. Sarah McDevitt.
iv. John J. Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1856, VT; m. Bridget Agnes Enright.
v. Margaret2 Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1859, Bennington, VT;[9] d. 1908; bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT;[10] m. 19 Oct 1880, Bennington, VT, Francis J. Dwyer.[11]
vi. Edward Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1862, Bennington, VT;[12] d. 12 Dec 1868, Bennington, VT;[13] bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT.[14]
vii. Michael Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1864, Bennington, VT;[15] d. 12 Dec 1868, Bennington, VT;[16] bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT.[17]
viii. Patrick Joseph Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1867, Bennington, VT;[18] m. Alice Gunneson.
ix. Edward Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1870, Bennington, VT;[19] d. 30 Dec 1870, Bennington, VT;[20] bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT.[21]
x. Nellie Whitney, b. ca. 1872, VT; d. 8 May 1898, Bennington, VT;[22] bur. Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT.[23]
xi. (child) Whitney, deduced from 1900 census; d. bef. 1900.

Notes

The Margaret Whitney, b. ca. 1805, Ireland, living in their household in 1870, may be Patrick's mother.

Census

187 198 Warren Matteson 42 M - Farmer $2000 Vermont Julia Matteson 34 F - Do Emerit 13 F - Do Attended school Albert 11 M - Do Attended school Edgar 8 M - Do Attended school Emmel Guysod 24 M - Laborer France Patrick Whitney 26 M - Do Ireland Timothy Hancom 30 M - Do Do

82 82 Patk. Whitney 33 M - Labourer $500 - Ireland Mary " 29 F - " Mary Ann 10 F - Vt. Catherine 8 F - " James 6 M - " Attended school John 4 M - " Margaret 1 F - "

344 405 Whitney, Patrick 45 M W Laborer $2500 $200 Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 39 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born -----, Mary 20 F W Works in Cotton Mill Vermont Parents foreign born -----, Katy 18 F W Works in Cotton Mill Vermont Parents foreign born -----, James 15 M W Works in Cotton Mill Vermont Parents foreign born -----, John 13 M W Works in Cotton Mill Vermont Parents foreign born -----, Maggie 12 F W Vermont Parents foreign born Attended school -----, Patrick 3 M W Vermont Parents foreign born McDermont, John 28 M W Carpenter New York Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Margaret 65 F W Ireland Parents foreign born

Patrick WHITNEY 55 Self M M W IRELAND Laborer IRELAND IRELAND Mary WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W IRELAND Keep House IRELAND IRELAND Katie WHITNEY 27 Dau F S W VERMONT IRELAND IRELAND John WHITNEY 23 Son M S W VERMONT IRELAND IRELAND Maggie WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W VERMONT IRELAND IRELAND Patrick WHITNEY, JR. 13 Son M S W VERMONT IRELAND IRELAND Nellie WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W VERMONT IRELAND IRELAND

491 549 Whitney, Patrick Head W M Mar 1825 75 mar 52 Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1844, Nat., Owns free house -----, Mary Wife W F Jun 1832 67 mar 52 11ch 6liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1834 -----, John Son W M Dec 1857 42 mar 13 Vermont Ireland Ireland Carpenter -----, John GSon W M Apr 1889 11 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Edward GSon W M Dec 1887 12 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school

  • 1900, daughter Kate not found.
  • 1910, 109 Spring St., Bennington Ward 3, Bennington Co., VT, p. 28B:

484 566 Dwyer, Frank J. Head M W 57 mar1 28 Ire. Ire. Ire. Engineer stationary, Rents house -----, Margaret W. Dau F W 20 sgl New York Virginia Vermont None -----, Helen B. Dau F W 17 sgl New York Virginia Vermont Trimmer shirt waist factor Whitney, Mary MiL F W 78 wid 11ch 5liv Ire. Ire. Ire. None, Immig. 1833

Mary is living with her son-in-law Frank Dwyer and two granddaughters.

  • 1910, daughter Kate not found.
  • 1920, 495 Spring St., Bennington Ward 3, Bennington Co., VT, p. 30A/76:

109 577 McBride, Margaret Head F W 52 wid Vermont Ireland Ireland None -----, Jane Dau F W 19 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Machine hand knitting mill -----, Allis Dau F W 18 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Winder knitting mill Church, Mary Dau F W 28 mar New York Vermont Vermont Machine hand textile mill McDermott, Margaret Dau F W 25 mar New York Vermont Vermont None Church, Francis GSon M W 10 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont None McDermott, Elizabeth GDau F W 9/12 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont None Whittney, Mary A. Room F W 96 wid unk unk Ireland Ireland Ireland None

  • 1920, Brattleboro Retreat for the Insane, Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT: Kate Whitney, patient, 65, b. VT, parents b. VT.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  United States Census, 1850, at FamilySearch.org.

5.^  New England Petitions for Naturalization Index, 1791-1906, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79628024, Mary Ann Whitney McDermott.

7.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

8.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

9.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954.

10.^  FindAGrave Memorial #61626987, Margaret Dwyer.

11.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

12.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

13.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

14.^  FindAGrave Memorial #61627152, Edward Whitney.

15.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

16.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

17.^  FindAGrave Memorial #61627153, Michael Whitney.

18.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

19.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

20.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

21.^  FindAGrave Memorial #61627151, Eddie Whitney.

22.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

23.^  FindAGrave Memorial #61627154, Nellie Whitney.


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