Family:Whitney, Royal B. (1817-1905)

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Royal B. Whitney (Joel, Joel), son of Joel and Mary (Wheeler) Whitney, was born about 14 Feb 1817, Chesterfield, NH, and died 26 Apr 1905, North Adams, MA, aged 88 years 2 months 12 days, of colitis.[1]

He married firstly, 2 Jul 1842, Stamford, VT, Sarah M. Brackett, both of Adams, MA,[2] daughter of Benjamin and Annis (-----) Brackett. She was born about 28 May 1817, Ashfield, MA, and died 5 May 1883, North Adams, MA, aged 66 years, of dropsy,[3] or aged 65 years 11 months 7 days [on gravestone].

He was a carpenter, and resided Adams, MA.

Children of Royal B. and Sarah M. (Brackett) Whitney:

i. Nancy L. Whitney, b. ca. 1846, MA; d. after 1860.
ii. Helen A. Whitney, b. ca. 22 Jul 1852, North Adams, MA; d. 26 Apr 1900, North Adams, MA, aged 47 years 9 months 4 days, of diabetes melliter;[4] m. 29 Jul 1872, Adams, MA, Andrus M. Harrington.[5]

Notes

There could be confusion with Royal B. Whitney of Buxton, ME. This man was a carpenter, the other an engineer. Their ages are close, and they both married a wife Sarah M.

Census

696 696 Royal Whitney 32 M - Carpenter Mass. Sarah " 33 F - " Nancy " 4 F - "

2 3 Royal B. Whitney 36 M - Carpenter Vt. Sarah M. Whitney 38 F - Mass. Nancy L. Whitney 10 F - " Ellen A. Whitney 3 F - " Norman Harwood 23 M - " N.Y. Mary Stafford 18 F - Mass. Sylvia Stafford 16 F - " Jane Richards 17 F - "

94 1 Royal Whitney 42 M - Carpenter $1000 $200 N.H. Sarah " 43 F - " Nancy " 13 F - Mass. Helen " 7 F - " Attended school

202 211 R. B. Whitney 47 M - N. Hampshire M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Sarah M. Whitney 48 F - Mass. M - - - - - Helen A. Whitney 12 F - " S - - - - - Benj. F. Brackett 38 M - " S Machinist - - 1 1 - Hannah Brackett 69 F - N.Y. W - - - - -

737 768 Whitney, Royal 52 M W Carpenter $3000 $500 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 53 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Helen 17 F W Works Shoe Factory " Bracket, Hannah 74 F W No Occupation New York

R. B. WHITNEY 62 Self M M W NH Carpenter NH NH Sarah WHITNEY 63 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 467.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 346, page 50.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 504, page 99.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 244, page 32.


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