Family:Whitney, Samuel J. (1817-1894)
Samuel J.8 Whitney (Samuel7, Asa6, Levi5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Polly (Wallace) Whitney, was born 20 Jul 1817, Townsend, MA, and died 17 Oct 1894, Waltham, MA, aged 77 years 3 months, of Bright's disease.
He married, 8 Jan 1840, Londonderry, VT, Lydia M. Stowell, daughter of Luther and Lydia (Clark) Stowell. She was born 24 Aug 1818, Londonderry, VT, and died 11 May 1896, Waltham, MA, aged 77 years 9 months 18 days, of tuberculosis.
Samuel Whitney was born in Townsend, MA, 20 Jul 1817. For many years he was mechanic for Nashua Manufacturing Company, and like his father was a skillful and ingenious workman, inventing not a few labor-saving devices which he did not patent. In May 1864, he entered the employ of American Watch County, at Waltham, from which he retired in 1888. He has been for many years a member of the Congregational church, is a Republican in politics, and has been a generous helper in religious and philanthropic causes. He resided Waltham, MA.
Children of Samuel8 and Lydia M. (Stowell) Whitney:
i. George W. Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1843, Nashville, NH; m. Lucy Ann Harrington. ii. Frank A. Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1846; d. 23 Jul 1849. iii. Elbert W. Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1849, NH; m. Mary F. French. iv. Charles H. Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1860, NH; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried; resided Waltham, MA.
643 718 Samuel J. Whitney 33 M - Machinist $1500 Massachusetts Lydia S. " 32 F - Vermont George W. " 7 M - New Hampshire Albert W. " 8/12 M - " 719 Henry C. Stowell 29 M - Manufacturer Vermont Elizabeth N. W. " 23 F - " George H. " 5 M - "
108 137 Samuel Whitney Jr. 43 M - Machinist $200 Massachusetts Lydia S. " 42 F - House Keeper Vermont George W. " 17 M - Scholar New Hampshire Attended school Elbert W. " 10 M - " Attended school 138 Henry C. Stowell 39 M - Manr. $100 Vermont Elizabeth M. " 35 F - House Keeper " George H. " 14 M - " Attended school Ann Cummings 37 F - New Hampshire
737 905 Samuel Whitney 47 M - Massachusetts M Watch Factory - - 1 - - Lydia Whitney 45 F - Vermont M - - - - - George Whitney 22 M - New Hampshire S Clergyman U. - - 1 - - Albert Whitney 16 M - New Hampshire S - - - - - Charles Whitney 5 M - New Hampshire S - - - - -
581 734 Whitney, Samuel J. 53 M W Machinist $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Lydia M. 53 F W Keeping House Vermont " Elbert W. 20 M W At College New Hampshire Attended school " Charles H. 10 M W At School " " Attended school " Samuel 76 M W No Occupation Mass. Male citizen over 21
Samuel WHITNEY 62 Self M M W MA Works In Watch Factory MA MA Lidia S. WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA MA George W. WHITNEY 37 Son M M W NH At Home MA VT Charles H. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NH At School MA VT Lucy H. WHITNEY 32 DauL F M W MA At Home MA MA
360 376 Stowell, Abbie A. Head W F Feb 1850 50 wid 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Rents house -----, B. May Dau W F Dec 1874 25 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine Milliner -----, G. Harry Son W M Oct 1872 27 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine School teacher Whitney, Charles H. Brdr W M Jun 1859 40 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Vermont
- Census records.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 548.