Family:Whitney, Sumner Allen (1824-1861)

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Sumner Allen8 Whitney (John7, John6, Nathan5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of John7 and Lydia (Allen) Whitney; born 27 Jun 1824, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 29 Aug 1861, Worcester, MA, aged 37 years, of brain fever.[2]

He married firstly, 5 Jan 1848, Worcester, MA, Sarah L. Chapin,[3] daughter of William B. and Sarah (-----) Chapin. She was born about 1828, and died 23 Feb 1848, Worcester, MA, aged 19 years 8 months 18 days, of consumption.[4]

He married secondly, 25 Aug 1851, Worcester, MA, Lura Clark, daughter of Asa and Lois (Simonds) Clark.[5] She was born 30 Jul 1826, Hubbardston, MA, and died 1 Jun 1900, Boston, MA, aged 73 years 10 months 2 days, of bronchopneumonia.[6] She married 23 Feb 1865, Worcester, MA, Samuel K. Buell, son of Joseph Case and Mary (Kellogg) Buell,[7] born 20 Jun 1822, New Marlboro, MA.

Whitney, Lura C. [Clark], marriage, 1865, vol. 182, p. 276:

[number] 53; [marriage date and place] February 23; [date of record] --; [groom] Samuel K. Buel; [residence] Worcester; [age] 42; [occupation] Trader; [birthplace] New Marlboro; [parents] Joseph C. & Mary K. Buel; [number of marriage] Second; [bride] Lura C. Whitney; [residence] Worcester; [age] 38; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Hubbardston; [parents] ----- Clark; [number of marriage] Second; [officiant] J. L. Jenkins.

He was brought up on a farm and received an excellent common school education, taught school for awhile, then was teacher of penmanship and mathamatics in a college in Norfolk, VA, for two years. Returning to Worcester, MA, he began the manufacture of valentines, and engaged in the wholesale stationery and notion business, which he followed till the end of life. He was not in politics, and his only interest aside from his business was in the Baptist church, of which he was an officer. He resided Portsmouth, VA, and Worcester, MA.

Children of Sumner Allen8 and Lura (Clark) Whitney:

i. Sumner C.9 Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1853; m. Mary O. Hoyt.
ii. Fannie Lura Whitney, b. 11 May 1857; m.(1) 13 Mar 1873, Worcester, MA, Frederick O. Giles, b. ca. 1851, Athol, son of James and Parthena (-----) Giles;[8] m.(2) Oct 1881, Charles W. Randall; resided 121 Post St., San Francisco, CA.
iii. Frederic Allen Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1859, Worcester, MA;[9] d. 20 or 29 Apr 1860, Worcester, MA, aged 9 months 19 days, of pleurisy fever.[10]
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. 6 May 1860, Worcester, MA;[11] d. 8 May 1860, Worcester, MA, aged 2 days, premature.[12]

Census

206 254 Sumner A. Whitney 27 M - Stationer $1700 Ms. Ephraim " 24 M - " " Mary A. " 21 F - " Sarah Chaplin 52 F - "

20 20 Sumner A. Whitney 31 M - Valentine Maker Mass. Lura C. Whitney 29 F - " Sumner C. Whitney 2 M - Va. 21 Harvey Clark 36 M - Farmer Mass. Louisa Clark 36 F - " Louisa E. Clark 10 F - " Elena M. Clark 7 F - " Fannyetta Clark 3 F - " Charles H. Clark 2 M - " Frederick Clark 4m M - "

1017 1338 Sumner A. Whitney 36 M - Stationary $10000 Mass. Lura C. " 33 F - " Sumner C. " 7 M - Va. Fanny L. " 3 F - Mass. Ellen McGuire 40 F - Domestic Ireland William " 6 M - Mass. George C. Whitney 17 " - Clerk "

409 660 S. K. Buell 42 M - Mass. M Trader - - 1 1 - L. C. Buell 38 F - Mass. M - - - - - S. C. Whitney 12 M - Virginia S - - - - - Fanny L. Whitney 8 F - Mass. S - - - - - Julia Bowlin 18 F - Mass. S Domestic - - - - - 661 John P. Stone 38 M - Mass. M Furniture Dealer - - 1 1 - Lorinda Stone 34 F - Mass. M Domestic - - - - -

136 176 Buel, Samuel K. 48 M W Real Estate Speculator $9000 $1500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lura C. 43 F W Keeping house $6000 " -----, George S. 2 M W At home " Whitney, Sumner C. 17 M W Cigar Dealer Virginia -----, Fannie L. 13 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school Welch, Ellen 16 F W Domestic Servant England Parents foreign born 177 Rice, Dexter 54 M W Sign Painter $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mercy B. 54 F W Keeping House N. Hamp. -----, Florence E. 17 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school Taylor, Henry 17 M W Apprentice to painter " Turner, Thomas A. 27 M W Clerk in store Canada Parents foreign born, Married in Jan -----, Emma 19 F W No occupation " Parents foreign born, Married in Jan

  • 1880, Fannie not found.

References

1.^  "Summer Allan [Whitney], s. John and Lydia, [born] June 27, 1824," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 321.

3.^  "Sumner-A. [Whitney], and Sarah-L. Chapin, [married] Jan. 5, 1848," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 31, page 258.

4.^  "Sarah-L. [Whitney], 19, w. Sumner A. and d. William-B. and Sarah-Champlin, [died] Feb. 23, 1848," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 33, page 230.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 56, page 269.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 507, page 285.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 182, page 276.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 353.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 259.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 140, page 266.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 134, page 305.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 140, page 267.


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