Family:Whitney, Silas (1804-1890)

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Silas Whitney (Daniel), son of Daniel and Eleanor (Vince) Whitney, was born about 11 Apr 1804, Belchertown, MA, and died 10 Jun 1890, Belchertown, MA, aged 86 yrs 1 month 30 days, married, farmer, b. Belchertown, parents Daniel & Elinor Whitney, died of old age, buried Belchertown.[1]

It was probably he who married firstly, 31 Jan 1835, Springfield, MA, Wealthy Haskins.[2]

It was probably he who married secondly, 7 Mar 1836, Springfield, MA, Laura Dunakin.[3] She was born about 1806, Hadley, MA, and died 21 Jan 1849, Cabotville, Chicopee, MA, aged 42 years, of lung fever.[4]

He married, probably thirdly, before 1849, Electa Wood, daughter of Edmund and Margaret "Peggy" (Holmes) Wood. She was born about 14 Feb 1807, Colrain, MA, and died 27 Oct 1896, Belchertown, MA, aged 89 years 8 months 13 days, of influenza.[5]

Children of Silas and Wealthy (Haskins) Whitney, if any, unknown:

Children of Silas and Laura (Dunakin) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Wealthy A. Whitney, b. ca. 1837, Chicopee, MA; m. 16 Sep 1857, Northampton, MA, Abiathar Vinton, b. ca. 1833, South Hadley, MA, son of David Vinton.[6]
ii. Caroline Whitney, b. ca. 1842, Belchertown, MA; m. 27 Jun 1878, Great Barrington, MA, Henry C. Benson, b. ca. 1823, Hinsdale, MA, son of Hoah and Fannie (-----) Benson.[7]
iii. Alexander Whitney, b. ca. 2 May 1845, Springfield, MA; d. 3 Apr 1846, Springfield, MA, aged 11 months 1 day, of cholera infantum.[8]

Children of Silas and Electa (Wood) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

iv. Mary E. Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1850, Belchertown, MA [given name omitted];[9] m. 27 Apr 1868, Enfield, MA, Warren M. Sadler, b. ca. 1847, Greenwich, son of Warren and Eliza (-----) Sadler.[10]

Census

186 231 Silas Whitney 46 M - Farmer $800 Mass. Electa " 43 F - Do Caroline " 8 F - Do Attended school Mary " 1 F - Do Thomas Booth 16 M B Do Attended school 232 Edmund Wood 69 M - Do Do Margarett " 67 F - Do Elleanor Whitney 68 F - Do

3192 3359 Edmund Wood 39 M - Teamster Mass. Lucia A. " 30 F - N.H. Charles H. " 3 M - Mass. Amanda Thurston 18 F - Maine Emily Dyke 44 F - N.H. Rachel E. Bartlette 46 F - Ct. Emily " 17 F - " Wealthy Whitney 14 F - Mass.

68 1 Whitney, Silas 50 M - Farmer Mass. " , Electa 40 F - " " , Carline 10 F - " " , Mary E. - F - " Wood, Elisabeth 20 F - " " , Charles W. 5 M - " " , Ora E. - F - " Whitney, Eleanor 70 F - " Wood, Margarett 70 F - " Bothe, Thomas 20 M B Farmer "

201 227 Silas Whitney 56 M - Farmer $2000 $250 Mass. Electa " 53 F - - $400 " Caroline " 17 F - " Attended school Mary " 9 F - " Attended school

173 212 Whitney, Silas 60 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - " , Electa 58 F - " " - - - - - " , Mary E. 14 F - " - - - - - - " , Carin 22 F - " S - - - - - Arm, Henry 12 M - Unknown - - - - - -

243 272 Whitney, Silas 66 M W Farmer $6000 $1200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Electa 63 F W Keeping House " 273 Saddler, Warren M. 22 M W Farm Laborer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 19 F W Keeping House "

358 393 Whitney, Silas W M 76 mar Farmer Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Electa W F 73 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Mass. Mass. Alden, Charles E. W M 16 Brdr sgl Farm Laborer Liver Complaint Mass. Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 410, page 6.

2.^  "Silas [Whitney], and Wealthy Haskins, m. 31 Jan 1835," according to International Genealogical Index, batch numbers C541431-C541434, M541431-M541433.

3.^  "Silas [Whitney], and Laura Dunakin, m. 7 Mar 1836," according to Springfield Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 40, page 45.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 464, page 8.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 109, page 29.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 298, page 35.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 20, page 160.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, page 68.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 43, page 6.


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