Family:Whitney, Samuel (1814-1890)

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Samuel Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 10 May 1814, Pittstown, NY, and died 26 Feb 1890, Charlton, MA, aged 78 years 8 months 16 days, of heart disease.[1] He was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatie, NY.[2]

He married firstly, 21 Dec 1834, Bennington, VT, Laura M. Whiton/Widden. She was born 25 May 1816, VT, and died 28 Aug 1854, Kinderhook, NY. She was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatie, NY.[3]

He married secondly, between 1855 and 1860, Jane H. Washburn, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (-----) Washburn. She was born about 5 Jul 1819, Ghent, NY, and died 7 Jul 1890, Springfield, MA (recorded at Charlton, MA), aged 71 years 2 days, of fracture of neck of femur.[4] She was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatie, NY.

He was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatia, NY.

Children of Samuel and Laura M. (Whiton/Widden) Whitney:

i. Jane Mary Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1835, Rensselaer Co., NY; d. 18 Nov 1855.
ii. Amelia Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1836, Kinderhook, NY; d. 28 Nov 1836, Kinderhook, NY.
iii. Andrew Jackson Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1836, Kinderhook, NY; m. Cornelia Van Heusen.
iv. George W. H. Whitney, b. Jun 1840, Rensselaer Co., NY; m. Mary Jane Carr.
v. Amelia Ann Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1842, Kinderhook, NY; d. 21 Oct 1914, North Adams, MA;[5] m. 25 Dec 1862, Adams, MA, William Earl Harmon,[6] b. 4 Jul 1837, Berkshire Co., MA, d. 1890, Adams, MA, son of Julius Caesar and Betsey (Barker) Harmon. Children: Anna; Grace Amelia; Fred Earl; Betsy Barker.
vi. Hiram G. Whitney, b. 1844, Rensselaer Co., NY; m. Emma S. Leppens.
vii. Alfred W. Whitney, b. Mar 1849, Rensselaer Co., NYY; m. Mary E. Bigelow.
viii. Ella M. Whitney, b. 1852, Nassau, NY; m.(1) 15 Jun 1869, Southbridge, MA, Edgar Dillabar, b. ca. 1846, Sturbridge, MA, son of Benjamin and Priscilla (-----) Dillabar;[7] m.(2) 9 Oct 1879, Edward Draper. No children.

Census

2031 2337 Samuel Wilney 36 M - Dross under F. N.Y. Laura " 34 F - Vt. Andrew J. " 13 M - N.Y. Jane M. " 14 F - " George H. " 10 M - " Amelia " 8 F - " Hiram G. " 6 M - " Alfred D. " 1 M - "

272 Framed $250 272 Samuel Witney 40 M - - Vermont - 1 2 Dresser 1 - - - - - - Andrew Witney 18 M - Son Columbia - - 1 Carder - - - - - - - Jane Witney 16 F - Dau Rensselaer - - 2 None - - - - - - - George Witney 14 M - Son Do - - 2 - - - - - - - - Delia Witney 12 F - Dau Do - - 2 - - - - - - - - Hiram Witney 10 M - Son Do - - 2 - - - - - - - - Alfred Witney 6 M - Son Do - - 2 - - - - - - - - Elen Witney 4 F - Dau Do - - 2 - - - - - - - -

219 249 Samuel Whitney 45 M - Dresser Mass. Jane 40 F - New York Parmelia 18 F - Weaver " Hiram 16 M - Farm laborer " Alfred 11 M - " Attended school Ella 8 F - " Attended school

528 874 George H. H. Whitney 35 M - N.Y. M In the Army - - 1 1 - Mary J. Whitney 25 F - Ireland M - - - - - Samuel Whitney 5 M - N.Y. S - - - - - Willie Whitney 3 M - Mass. S - - - - - Laura J. Whitney 1 F - " S - - - - - 875 Samuel Whitney 51 M - N.Y. M Dresser - - 1 1 - Jane H. Whitney 46 F - " M - - - - - Alfred D. Whitney 16 M - " S Operative - - - - - Ella M. Whitney 13 F - " S - - - - -

529 895 Whitney, Samuel 56 M W Keeps Restaurant $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane H. 51 F W Keeps house New York Greely, David C. M.D. 52 M W Physician New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 Pigeon, Joanna 19 F W Works in Cotton Mill Canada East Parents foreign born

Leonard DRAPER 34 Self M M W RI Clerk MA MA Ella DRAPER 26 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Samuel WHITNEY 66 FatL M M W NY Constable NY NY Jane WHITNEY 61 MotL F M W NY NY NY

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 468.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #103763299, Samuel Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #103763368, Laura Whiton/Widden Whitney.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 411, page 468.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 1914/1 Death, page 307.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 153, page 24.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 280.


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