Family:Whitney, Samuel (c1834-1913)

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Samuel9 Whitney (John Dudley8, Jonathan7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of John Dudley and Elizabeth (Doughty) Whitney, was born about May 1833, Westford, MA[1], and died 21 Nov 1913, Winthrop, MA.[2]

He married, 5 May 1856, Roxbury, MA, Ellen Connell, daughter of John and Margaret (-----) Connell.[3] She was born about 1836, New York, NY, or Ireland, and died 26 Feb 1883, Cambridge, MA, of consumption, age 44 years, 1 month.[4]

Enlisted as a Private on 22 October 1861 at the age of 27. Enlisted in Company E, 26th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 22 Oct 1861. Mustered Out Company E, 26th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 26 Aug 1865 at Savannah, GA. Occupation: Carpenter[5]

Children of Samuel and Ellen (Connell) Whitney (possibly incomplete):

i. Ella E.10 Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1857, Cambridge or Concord, MA;[6] m. 17 Jun 1882, Cambridge, MA, Frederick H. Reeves, b. ca. 1854, Boston, MA, son of Benjamin F. and Elizabeth L. (-----) Reeves.[7]
ii. Clara S. Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1859, Cambridge, MA;[8] d. 25 Sep 1880, Cambridge, MA, aged 21 years 6 months, of tubercular phthisis.[9]
iii. Samuel Edward Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1866, Cambridge, MA.[10]; d. 3 Feb 1885, Somerville, MA, 18 years, 1 month, 13 days of consumption.[11]
iv. Albert C. Whitney, "Albert E." b. 1 Jan 1870, Winchester, MA;[12] d. 5 Oct 1887, Cambridge, MA, aged 17 years 9 months 15 days, of consumption.[13]
v. Frank Arthur Whitney, b. Jun 1873, MA; m. Eliza Jane Nixon.
vi. Mabel Florence Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1875, Cambridge, MA;[14] m. 2 Apr 1902, Somerville, MA, William Alexander Pennie, b. ca. 1878, Boston, MA, son of William and Annie (-----) Pennie.[15]
vii. Grace W. Whitney, b. 28 May 1880, Cambridge, MA;[16] d. 4 or 5 Dec 1881, Cambridge, MA, aged 1 year 6 months 6 days, of convulsions.[17]

Census

383 406 Eliza Hildreth 42 F - Maine George F. Hildreth 21 M - Farmer Mass. Ann A. Hildreth 14 F - " Charles H. Hildreth 12 M - " Caroline E. Hildreth 5 F - " Jonathan Hildreth 68 M - Farmer " Samuel Whitney 21 M - " " Ellen Connell 16 F - Ireland

341 542 Samuel Whitney 26 M - Ladder Maker - $200 Mass. Ellen " 21 F - Ireland E. E. " 3 F - Mass. C. S. " 1 F - "

326 602 Samuel Whitney 31 M - Mass. M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Ellen " 26 F - Ireland M - - - - - Ella E. " 8 F - Mass. S - - - - - Clara S. " 6 F - Mass. S - - - - -

236 287 Whitney, Samuel 36 M W Expressman $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Ellen 31 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born " Ella E. 13 F W At School Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school " Clara 11 F W At School " Mother foreign born, Attended school " Eddie 3 M W " Mother foreign born " Albert 5/12 M W " Mother foreign born, Born in Jan 288 Carter, Austin F. 29 M W Iron Founder $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 " Lucy 27 F W Keeping House "

Samuel WHITNEY 46 Self M M W MA Drives Team MA ME Ellen WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W IRE Keeping House IRE IRE Ella E. WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W MA Clerk Ticket Office R.R. MA IRE Clara WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W MA Button Factory MA IRE Edward S. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W MA Attends School MA IRE Albert C. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MA Attends School MA IRE Arthur P. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MA Attends School MA IRE Mabel F. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MA MA IRE Gracie W. WHITNEY 1M Dau F S W MA MA IRE

164 272 Whitney, Samuel Head W M May 1833 67 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Night watchman, Rents farm -----, Mabel F. Dau W F Sep 1875 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Ireland Packs candy Allen, Elizabeth M. Hskp W F --- ---- 40 sgl Canada Canada Canada Nurse work

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Samuel Whitney household, 1900 U.S. census, Middlesex County, population schedule, city of Somerville, dwelling 160, family 272, Supervisor's District 115, Enumeration District 936, Sheet 11, National Archives and Records Administration, 1900, T623, 1854 rolls. Birthplace listed in daughter Grace's death record. See Reference 6.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1913/106 Death, page 378.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 100, page 268.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 347, page 60. This source lists her parents as James and Mary Connor.

5.^  Historical Data Systems, comp. American Civil War Soldiers [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA, bibliography available at ancestry.com.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 106, pagea 78 and 112.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 335, page 70.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 124, page 50.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 320, page 66.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 187, page 132.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 365, page 190.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 224, page 285.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 81.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 449, pages 142 and 376.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 269, page 74.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 314, page 67.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 329, page 78.


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