Family:Whitney, Stephen (1778-1856)

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Stephen7 Whitney (Timothy6, Moses5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Timothy6 and Mary (Hyde) Whitney, was born about 25 Jul 1778, Newton, MA, and died 10 Jan 1856, Lowell, MA, aged 77 years 5 months, 16 days, of inflammation of the lungs.[1]

He married firstly, 15 May 1803, Roxbury, MA, Ruth Whittemore,[2] daughter of Michael and Rebecca (Nightingale) Whittemore. She was born 4 Jun 1786, West Roxbury, MA.

Marriage intentions were published 22 May 1831, Newton, MA, for him "of Roxbury" and Catharine Winch,[3] daughter of Ebenezer and Esther (Brintly) Winch. She was born 19 Feb 1782, Framingham, MA, and died 4 Sep 1854, Newton, MA, aged 60 years, of inflammation of bowel.[4]

He resided West Roxbury, MA.

Children of Stephen7 and Ruth (Whittemore) Whitney:

i. Mary8 Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1804, West Roxbury, MA; d. 24 Apr 1863, Boston, MA, aged 58 years 4 months, of anasarca; unmarried.[5]
ii. John Whitney, b. -----.
ii. Michael William Whitney, b. say 1810; married Hariott Faxon.
iv. Martha Whitney, b. ca. 1813, Roxbury, MA; d. 30 Dec 1879, Boston, MA, aged 66, of cardiac disease with Bright's disease;[6]; m. 19 Jun 1836, Needham, MA, William J. Knowles "of Roxbury";[7] resided Boston, s. p.
v. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 9 Jun 1813, Roxbury, MA; m. Susan Sanger.
vi. Harriet A. Whitney, b. said 1817, Boston, MA; m. (int. 4 Mar 1838) Newton, MA, John Boynton.[8]
vii. Ann Maria Whitney, b. ca. 1821; m.(1) (int. 21 Feb 1841, Newton, MA)[9] 4 Apr 1841, Boston, MA, Jacob B. Burley;[10] m.(2) 19 Aug 1871, Ridge Prairie, IL, John Richards;[11] resided Lowell, MA; 3 ch.

Census

161 180 Stephen Whitney 72 M - Farmer $4500 Mass. Catherine " 65 F - " Catherine " 82 F - " Charles Jones 69 M - Laborer " Nancy " 65 F - " William Bond 26 M - Laborer " Elisha Whitney 26 M - " " Sarah Winch 19 F - " Martha Carthrid 16 F - " William Jones 5 M - " Hugh Jullard 45 M - Laborer Ireland Catherine Marmar 21 F - "

1 1 William Goodale 40-49 M - Tinman Me. Lucy W. " 40-49 F - Vt. Wm. H. " 15-19 M - Me. Geo. B. " 10-14 M - Mass. Irving K. " 5-9 M - " French T. " 0-4 M - " Nathl. Boulter 30-39 M - Machinist Me. Ralph N. Sawyer 30-39 M - do Mass. Orson A. Staples 30-39 M - Shoemaker Vt. Julia C. " 30-39 F - Mass. Ann M. " 5-9 F - " Stephen Whitney 70-79 M - " Marie A. Burley 30-39 F - "

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 103, page 74.

2.^  "Stephen [Whitney], and Ruth Whittemore, May 15, 1803. C.R.2," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926).

3.^  "Stephen [Whitney] of Roxbury, and Catharine Winch, int. May 22, 1831," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

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 112.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 51.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 289.

7.^  "Martha [Whitney], and William J. Knowles of Roxbury, [married] June 19, 1836," according to Town of Needham, "Vital Records of Needham, Massachusetts," unpublished.

8.^  "Harriet A. [Whitney] and John Boynton, int. Mar. 4, 1838," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

9.^  "Ann Maria [Whitney] and Jacob B. Burley, int. Feb. 21, 1841," according to Newton Vital Records.

10.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 236, page 213.


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