Family:Whitney, Richard Dexter (1836-a1880)

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Richard Dexter8 Whitney (Jesse7, Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jesse7 and Rebecca (Newell) Whitney, was born 26 Oct 1836, Nashua, NH, and died after 1900.

He married firstly, 24 Nov 1858 [Pierce] or 25 Nov 1858, Nashua, NH, Laura A. Ingraham [Pierce] or Laura A. Ingram,[1] daughter of Roswell and Laura (Pratt) Ingraham. She was born 17 May 1838, Williamsville, VT, and died 24 Sep 1895, Boston, MA, aged 56 years 4 months 9 days, of sarcoma (liver, kidney, tonsil).[2]

He married secondly, 26 Nov 1902, Everett, MA, Ella M. (Boodry)(Nourse) Rice, daughter of Leonard and Hanna M. (Emery) Boodry.[3] She was born about 1848, Ashburnham, MA. She had married firstly, 3 Nov 1866, Hudson, MA, Albert H. Nourse. She had married secondly, 27 Sep 1878, Hudson, MA, John F. Rice.

Richard Dexter Whitney is a native of Nashua, NH. He received his education in the public schools there; learned the machinist business under the superintendence of his brother, George M. On the breaking out of the rebellion he went into the employ of the government at the armory in Springfield, MA, to manufacture guns for the army, remaining there some two years. Afterward was in the employ of the Hayden Manufacturing Company, and later in the optical works at Springfield. At the present time is superintendent of the Walworth Manufacturing Company, Boston, MA. Mr. Whitney is a very energetic and persevering man, and very popular with his associates and never lets the grass grows very much under his feet; resided 763 E. Broadway, South Boston, MA.

Children of Richard Dexter8 and Laura A. (Ingraham) Whitney:

i. Helen Louise9 Whitney, b. 6 Jun 1860; m. 16 Oct 1901, Boston, MA, Clement G. Lewis, b. ca. 1867, Boston, MA, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Fowler) Lewis.[4]
ii. William Andrew Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1862; m. 1 Oct 1890, Springfield, MA, Catherine Kingsbury Wilkinson, b. Mar 1868, Springfield, MA, dau. of Cyrus K. and Katherine (-----) Wilkinson;[5] resided s. p. Springfield, MA.
iii. Frank Rathburn Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1868, Springfield, MA;[6] d. 28 Jan 1902, Boston, MA, aged 33 years 7 months 15 days, of pulmonary phthisis and meningitis;[7] bur. Springfield, MA; resided 768 E. Broadway, South Boston, MA.

Census

230 267 George H. Whitney 48 M - Machinist $2000 $300 Massachusetts Susan G. " 34 F - House Keeper New Hampshire George F. " 14 M - " Attended school Clarence R. " 11 F - " Attended school Charles H. " 10 M - " Attended school Alice G. " 7 F - " Attended school Eugene P. " 5 M - " Attended school Richard D. " 23 M - Machinist " Laura A. " 22 F - House Keeper " Laura " 1 F - "

242 500 Richard D. Whitney 28 M - N.H. M Machinist - - 1 1 - Laura A. Whitney 27 F - Vermont M - - - - - Helen L. Whitney 4 F - N.H. S - - - - - Wm. A. Whitney 2 M - " S - - - - -

101 112 Foster, Eli F. 41 M W Teaches publis school $8000 $800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Marcia E. 45 F W Keeping house New Hampshire 113 Adams, Joseph C. 34 M W Keeps auction [----] $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna M. 34 F W Keeping house Mass. 114 Webster, Lina 55 F W Keeping house $3000 -- Conn. 115 Whitney, Richard D. 33 M W no occupation $1000 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Laura A. 32 F W Keeping house Vermont -----, Helen L. 9 F W attending school New Hampshire Attended school -----, Willie A. 7 M W attending school New Hampshire Attended school -----, Frank R. 1 M W at home Mass. 116 Brown, Anna 22 F W Clerk in Store Mass.

Richard D. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W NH Foreman Spectacle Mfre MA MA Laura A. WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Hellen L. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W NH At School NH VT William A. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W NH At School NH VT Frank R. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W MA At School NH VT Laura INGHRAM 77 Moth F W W VT At Home MA VT

161 263 Whitney, Richard D. Head W M Oct 1836 63 wid New Hampshire Massachusetts Massachusetts Machinist, Owns free house -----, Hellen S. Dau W F Jun 1860 39 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont Typewrite Driscoll, Margaret Srvt W F Jan 1877 23 sgl New York Massachusetts England Servant

54 124 Whitney, William Head W M Sep 1862 37 mar 9 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Advertising manager, Rents -----, Catherine W. Wife W F Mar 1868 32 mar 9 0ch 0liv Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts Wilkinson, Catherine B. MiL W F Mar 1845 55 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Frahey, Kate Srvt W F Jan 1880 20 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1900

39 49 Moulton, Margaret Head W F Oct 1857 42 wid Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1876, Rents house Melner, Margaret J. Ldgr W F Mar 1852 48 sgl Canada Eng. Scotland Canada Eng. Immig. 1870 -----, Eva Ldgr W F Aug 1875 24 sgl Massachusetts Canada Eng. Canada Eng. -----, Harry J. Ldgr W M Sep 1881 18 sgl Massachusetts Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Foreman (teamster) Hutcheson, James Ldgr W M May 1848 52 mar 26 Canada Eng. Scotland Canada Eng. Carpenter, Immig. 1865, Al. Whitney, Frank Ldgr W M Jun 1868 31 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire Clerk (Drior)

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Richard D. Whitney (b. 1836) & Laura A. Ingram, m. 25 Nov 1858, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 456, page 386.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 525, page 393.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 515, page 267.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 406, page 517.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 206, page 47.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 531, page 33.


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