Family:Whitney, Samuel Albert (1819-a1880)

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Samuel Albert8 Whitney (Samuel7, Samuel6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Mary (Willard) Whitney, was born 17 May 1819, Monson, MA.

He "of Ware, merchant" married, 2 Sep 1845, Ware, MA, Sarah Ellen Clark,[1] daughter of Nathaniel and Abigail (Carver) Clark. She was born 13 Dec 1824, Barnard, VT, and died 3 Apr 1905, Boston, MA, aged 80 years 3 monts 22 days, of heart disease.[2]

He was born in Monson, MA, and went with his parents to the wilderness of Maine in 1820. They settled near Moose Head Lake; in a few years a town was incorporated and called Monson, in honor of his birthplace. After a residence of twelve years there, the family returned to Massachusetts. He was married in Ware and later resided in Ware and Brimfield, MA, and Hartford, CT, and for the past thirty-seven years in Norwich, CT. His business has been that of a merchant and for a few years he held the office of selectman and assessor, and for many years was notary public; resided Norwich, CT.

Children of Samuel Albert8 and Sarah Ellen (Clark) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Sibyl C.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Fitzwilliam, NH; m. 14 Jul 1885, Ware, MA, Edwin W. Rice, both of Winchendon.[3]
i. Mary Abbie Hartwell Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1854, Brimfield, MA;[4] d. 5 May 1856, Ware, MA, aged 1 year 4 months 5 days, of dropsy.[5]

Census

222 271 Mary Whitney 30 F - Mass. S. Albert " 25 M - Accountant $1500 " Sarah E. " 15 F - Vt. Emily Penton 47 " - Mass. Attended school Louise L. Demond 59 " "

81 83 Samuel A. Whitney 36 M - Miller Mass. Sarah E. " 31 F - " Mary A. " 8m M - " Marie Graves 20 F - "

2409 2533 Whiting, Samuel A. 42 M - Merchant Mass. -----, Sarah W. 36 F - Housekeeper Vt.

230 280 Edwin Wright 43 M - Mass. M Chair Maker - - 1 1 - Sybel R. Wright 35 F - New Hampshire " Housekeeper - - - - - Henry J. Wright 10 M - Mass. S - - - - - Charles H. Wright 8 " - " " - - - - - Sybel E. Whitney 19 F - New Hampshire " Chair Seater - - - - - 281 Mary A. F. Watson 42 " - " " M Housekeeper - - - - - Mary E. Watson 9 " - Ohio S - - - - - Maggie B. Watson 6 " - " " - - - - -

646 930 Whitney, S. A. 52 M W Retail Dealer in Books and Stationery $8000 $4000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, S. E. 47 F W Keeping House Vermont

Samuel A. WHITNEY 61 Self M M W MA Bookkeeper MA MA Sarah E. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W VT Housekeeping MA VT Abagail CLARK 79 MotL F W W VT At Home VT VT

References

1.^  "S. Albert [Whitney], of Ware, merchant, and Sarah Ellen Clark, [married] 2 Sep 1845," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Ware 1735-1893 (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 18, page 182.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/10, page 211.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 81, page 289.

4.^  "Sybil C. [Whitney], a. 36, b. Fitzwilliam, N.H., d. Samuel A. and Sarah, and Edwin W. Rice, both of Winchendon, [married] 14 Jul 1885," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Ware 1735-1893 (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 362, page 36.

5.^  "Mary Abby [Whitney], d. 5 May 1856, a. 1y. 4m. 5d., of dropsey, b. ----field, d. of S. A. and Sarah," according to Ware Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 103, page 23.


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