Family:Whitney, Rufus Foster (1836-1887)

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Rufus Foster8 Whitney (Samuel Austin7, Hananiah6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel Austin7 and Sarah S. (Foster) Whitney, was born about 17 Feb 1836, Winchendon, MA, and died 6 Jul 1887, Winchendon, MA, aged 51 years 4 months 19 days, of organic disease of brain.[1]

He married, 26 Nov 1863, Templeton, MA, Hannah E. Demary,[2] daughter of James L. and Esther P. (Page) Demary. She was born Feb 1845, Rindge, NH, and died 28 Aug 1902, Winchendon, MA, aged 58 years, of delirium hyperstatic pneumonia. She married secondly, 1 Oct 1891, VT, Ekron M. Baker.

Children of Rufus Foster8 and Hannah E. (Demary) Whitney:

i. William Thomas9 Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1861, Winchendon, MA; m. Nellie Carroll. Despite his birth before their marriage, his own marriage record states that his parents were Rufus and Hannah.
ii. Nettie M. Whitney, b. Dec 1865, Winchendon, MA; m. 1 Jan 1882, Winchendon, MA, Willard A. Davis, b. ca. 1859, Jericho, VT, son of Lysander and Maria (-----) Davis.[3]
iii. Addison S. Whitney, b. ca. 1870, Winchendon, MA; m. Emma F. Dodge.
iv. Charles R. Whitney, b. Sep 1875, Winchendon, MA; m. 23 Dec 1903, Revere, MA, Emma G. (LaClair) Pickett, b. ca. 1876, Pindge, NH, dau. of Eugene and Louise (Moresett) LaClair.[4]
v. Perley Ellsworth Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1883, Winchendon, MA;[5] "Pearl" d. 10 Feb 1938, Detroit, MI; unmarried.

Census

373 444 Luke E. Brown 28 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Jennie P. Brown 28 F - do M Housekeeper - - - - - Frederick W. Brown 3 M - do S - - - - - Lula J. Brown 1 F - do S - - - - - 445 Rufus F. Whitney 29 M - Mass. M Laborer - - 1 1 - Hannah E. Whitney 21 F - New Hampshire M Housekeeper - - - - - Willie P. Whitney 3 M - Mass. S - - - - - Nellie M. Whitney 5m F - do S - - - - -

588 733 Whitney, Rufus T. 33 M W Sawyer $200 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 " Hannah 28 F W Keeping House " " " Willie P. 8 M W Attends School " " " Nettie 5 F W Attends School " " " John 6/12 M W Mass. Born in Nov 734 Alger, Columbus 62 M W Farmer $6000 $6400 " Male citizen over 21 Alger, Sabrina B. 58 F W Keeping House Mass. " Christopher 33 M W Farmer $2500 $500 " Male citizen over 21 " Belle 18 F W At Home " Attended school

Rufus F. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W MA Pail Turner MA NH Hannah WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NH Keeps House NH NH Nettie M. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W MA At Home MA NH Addison S. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MA At School MA NH Charles R. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W NH MA NH

Suvall T. SMITH 43 Self M M W NH Carpenter NH NH Margaret SMITH 42 Wife F M W CAN Keeps House CAN CAN James H. SMITH 17 Son M S W CAN Pail Turner NH CAN Alice M. SMITH 14 Dau F S W CAN At Home NH CAN Truman A. SMITH 13 Son M S W CAN At School NH CAN Nancy R. SMITH 8 Dau F S W CAN NH CAN Cora E. SMITH 4 Dau F S W CAN NH CAN Ernest E. SMITH 2 Son M S W MA NH CAN Saml. R. HOLMAN 22 Oth M S W MA Pail Turner MA VT Willie WHITNEY 18 Oth M S W NH Pail Turner MA NH

301 349 Whitney, Charles Head W M Sep 1875 24 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Massachusetts Makes hoop & tub shop, House Pickett, Emma Srvt W F Jan 1876 24 mar 8 1ch 1liv New Hampshire Canada Fr. Canada Fr. General housework Le Clair, Joseph Brdr W M May 1875 25 sgl Vermont Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Day laborer

413 477 Davis, Willard A. Head W M Nov 1860 39 mar 18 Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire Piecing room pail shop, House -----, Nettie M. Wife W F Dec 1865 34 mar 18 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Fred E. Son W M Jan 1883 17 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Piecing room pail shop -----, Daisy M. Dau W F Oct 1889 10 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Works in pail shop -----, Elden W. Son W M Apr 1898 2 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Baker, Hannah MiL W F Feb 1845 53 mar -- 5ch 5liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire General housework Whitney, Perley BiL W M Jul 1883 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Pail turner

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 384, page 544.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 164, page 224.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, page 374.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 539, page 325.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 342, page 399.


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