Family:Whitney, Robert W. (1826-a1860)

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Robert W. Whitney (Elijah, Ebenezer), son of Elijah and Betsey (Field) Whitney, was born 23 Feb 1826, Belchertown, MA.

He married, 1 Sep 1851, Belchertown, MA (also recorded in Somers, CT),[1] Ann (Magoon)(-----) Clark. The records show that he married, 5 Sep 1851, Lanesborough, MA, Ann Clark.[2] She was born about 1827. Apparently she was the "Mrs. Hannah N. Whitney", wife of Robert, who died 4 Apr 1857, Belchertown, MA, married, aged 30 years, of consumption.[3]

He was a farmer.

Children of Robert and Ann (Magoon)(-----)(Clark) Whitney:

i. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1852; d. 29 Oct 1854, Belchertown, MA, aged 2 years, of unknown.[4]
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1853, Belchertown, MA.[5]

Apparently he was the Robert Whitney, born Belchertown, MA, who, by Harriet Paine (born about 1831, Ludlow, MA, daughter of Jonathan and Sally (Hayden) Paine), had a son (apparently illegitimate), given name omitted, born 25 Feb 1864, Ludlow, MA.[6]

Census

249 309 Elijah Whitney 59 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Patience " 58 F - N.Y. Robert " 20 M - do Mass.

1 1 Robart Whitney 20-29 M - Farmer Mass. Ann Whitney 20-29 M - R.I. Ama A. Whitney 5-9 M - Mass.

Ama must be Ann's daughter by a previous husband.

161 184 Elijah Whitney 69 M - Farmer $1400 $500 Mass. Patience " 68 F - " Robert " 34 M - Farmer $500 " Emma " 14 F - " Attended school

Emma must be Ann's daughter by a previous husband.

  • 1870: not found.

References

1.^  "Robert W. [Whitney], m. Ann MAGOON, of Belchertown, 21 Sep 1851, by [Amariah KIBBE, J.P.]," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Somers 3:231. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society], 2004; volume 55, page 5.

2.^  "Robert [Whitney], and Ann Clark, mar. 4 Sep 1851," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, vital records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society], 2004; volume 112, page 3.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society], 2004; volume 85, page 3.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society], 2004; volume 73, page 3.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [New England Historic Genealogical Society], 2004; volume 169, page 21.


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