Family:Whitney, Samuel (1819-1897)
He, of Surry, NH, married firstly, 3 May 1849, Surry, NH, Mary Jane Carpenter, of Alstead, NH. She was born 3 May 1829, and died 20 Jun 1858.
He married secondly, 12 Aug 1858, Fitzwilliam, NH, Zebuda Foster, daughter of Abial and Lydia7 (Whitney) Foster, and granddaughter of Joel6 and Lydia (Willard) Whitney. She was born 12 Dec 1822, and died after 1880.
Samuel Whitney was born in Boston in 1819. His father died when he was but nine years of age, in his thirty-sixth year. Samuel then went to live with his father's brother, Richard in Winchendon, Massachusetts. After living two years with his uncle he went to live with Benjamin B. Morse with whom he learned the tanner's trade. At the age of 25 he paid a visit to his mother, and while there was taken ill with typhoid fever from which he finally recovered after a long illness. Afterward he took a stock of gloves and mittens and went to see his cousin John, a few miles from Canton, Ohio, where he was taken down with inflammation of the bowels, after which for more than three months he could not step over a log six inches high without lifting the limb with the hand. Then he went to Surry, NH, and engaged in the tanning and trimming business, and married Mary Jane Carpenter of Surry. After she died he removed to Fitzwilliam, NH, where he married Zebuda Foster, in 1858. He had two sons by the first wife; resided Surry, NH, and Fitzwilliam, NH.
Children of Samuel8 and Mary Jane (Carpenter) Whitney:
i. Charles Edward9 Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1850; m. Jennie Bliss. ii. George Henry Whitney, b. 30 May 1852; m. Lizzie Brown.
Children of Samuel8 and Zebuda (Foster) Whitney:
iii. Laura Frances Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1860; d. 7 May 1870, Fitzwilliam, NH, aged 9 years of scarlatina. iv. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1863; resided Fitzwilliam, NH; m. 12 Jun 1900, Marlborough, NH, John McNamara. v. John Manning Whitney, b. 22 Mar 1865; resided Fitzwilliam, NH.
13 13 Samuel Whitney 30 M - Tanner $1100 Mass. Mrs. S. " 32 F - Vt. Charles " 3/12 M - N.H.
872 1003 Noah Saben 81 M - Farmer $1000 $300 Con. Betsey " 72 F - " Elizabeth H. " 39 F - " 1004 Samuel Whitney 40 M - Over Seer of Tannery $700 $650 Mass. Zebula " 37 F - N.H. Charles E. " 10 M - " Attended school George H. " 8 M - " Attended school
228 227 Whitney, Samuel 50 M W Farmer $100 $300 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Zeluda 47 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Charles 20 M W N.H. Attended school -----, George 18 M W N.H. Attended school -----, Mary J. 6 F W N.H. Attended school -----, John M. 5 M W N.H. Attended school
Samuel WHITNEY 60 Self M M W MA Teaming MA MA Zebuda WHITNEY 57 Wife F M W NH Keeping House MA NH George H. WHITNEY 28 Son M S W NH Teamster MA NH Mary J. WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W NH MA NH John M. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W NH At School MA NH
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 511-512.