Family:Whitney, Silas (1810-1888)

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Silas7 Whitney (Daniel Hobbs6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Daniel Hobbs6 and Irene (Morse) Whitney, was born 18 Nov 1810, Medway, MA,[1] and died 27 Apr 1888, Attleborough, MA, aged 83 years 5 months, of old age.[2]

He married 9 Nov 1835, Wrentham, MA, Anna Handy,[3] daughter of ----- and Martha (-----) Handy. She was born about 1819, Warren or Pawtucket, MA, and died 10 Dec 1854, Franklin, MA, aged 35 years, of consumption.[4]

Some records call him "Silas F.", some "Silas S.", and some merely "Silas".

Children of Silas6 and Anna (Handy) Whitney:

i. Angenette Guild8 Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Franklin, MA; m. 17 Aug 1861, Pawtucket, MA, Robert Estee Harris.[5]
ii. Silas Jefferson Whitney, b. 25 May 1843, Wrentham, MA;[6] m. Barbara Harriet Stewartson.
iii. Horace Messinger Whitney, b. 30 May 1846, Wrentham, MA;[7] m. Clementine A. Hull.
iv. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1849, Wrentham, MA (also recorded at Foxborough and Franklin);[8] d. after 1900, then unmarried.
v. Hiram Smith Whitney, b. Jun 1851, Wrenthampage 237 or Foxborough, MA; d. 9 Jun 1868, Attleborough MA, aged 17 years 10 months 15 days, of drowning; unmarried.[9] His birth is recorded as Jun 1851, Wrentham, MA.[10]

Census

252 313 Silas F. Whitney 40 M - Farmer Mass. Ann M. " 30 F - R.I. Angenette " 11 F - Mass. Attended school Silas " 7 M - " Attended school Horace " 5 M - " Attended school Charles " 1 M - " Martha Handy 75 F - "

82 82 Ira Hayward 57 M - Farmer N.H. Elizabeth C. Hayward 53 F - Mass. George W. Hayward 19 M - Farmer " Angenette Whitney 18 F - "

2294 2722 Silas Whitney 51 M - Carpenter Massachusetts Angenett " 21 F - Dress Maker " Silas J. " 17 M - Farm Laborer " Horace M. " 14 M - " Attended school Charles H. " 11 M - " Attended school Hiram S. " 9 M - " Attended school Robert Harris 21 M - Laborer "

82 102 Silas Whitney 57 M - Mass. W Laborer - - - - - Angenett G. Harris 27 F - Mass. M Housekeeper - - - - - Robert E. Harris 27 M - Mass. M Soldier - - - - - Silas Horace M. Whitney 18 M - Mass. S Soldier - - - - - Hiram S. Whitney 13 M - Mass. S - - - - - B. Harriet Stewartson 23 F - Mass. S Operative - - - - -

883 1043 Whitney, Horace L. 24 M W Carpenter $450 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Clementine 28 F W Keep House New York -----, Frederic M. 9/12 M W no occupation Mass. Born in Dec 1044 Eddy, Marcus S. 24 M W Works on Jewery $125 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah S. 21 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Mary A. G. 2 F W no occupation Mass. 883 1045 Hawes, Robert 32 M W Works on Jewelry $550 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Angenett 32 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Ida A. 3 F W no occupation Mass. Whitney, H. Charles 21 M W Works on Jewelry Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Silas 62 M W Farming Mass. Male citizen over 21

Daniel D. COLTER 33 Self M M W NOVA SCOTIA Works In Jewelry Shop NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Jennie J. COLTER 30 Wife F M W NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Silas WHITNEY 72 Oth M W W MA Laborer MA MA

10 12 Whitney, Silas J. Head W M May 1844 56 mar 35 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer, Owns house -----, Charles H. Bro W M Feb 1850 50 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shuttle Chase, Harriett E. Dau W F Dec 1869 30 mar 5 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Hiram O. SiL W M Feb 1870 30 mar 5 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Jewelry tool maker -----, Lloyd W. GSon W M Sep 1896 3 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Silas [Whitney], s. Daniel Hobbs and Irene, [born] Nov. 18, 1810," according to Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 391, page 81.

3.^  "Silas [Whitney] and Anna Hardy, [married] Nov. 9, 1835," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 85, page 162.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 144, page 105, and volume 144, page 87.

6.^  "Silas Jefferson [Whitney], s. of Silas and Ann Hardy, [born] May 25, 1843," according to Wrentham 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 5, page 152.

7.^  "Horace Messinger [Whitney], s. of Silas and Ann, [born] May 30, 1846," according to Wrentham 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 36, pages 23, page 152.

8.^  "Charles Henry [Whitney], s. of Silas and _____, [born] Feb. 20, 1849," according to Wrentham 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 36, pages 38 and 104.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 52, page 237.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 211, page 69.


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