Family:Whitney, Sylvester (1810-1897)

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Sylvester8 Whitney (James7, John6, James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James7 and Lois (Blodgett) Whitney, was born 12 Apr 1810, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 4 Jan 1897, Sherborn, MA, aged 86 years 9 months 23 days, of congestion of the lungs.[2]

He married, 2 May 1833, Sherborn, MA, Fanny Sanger,[3] daughter of Calvin E. and Mary (Goulding) Sanger. She was born 15 May 1810, Sherborn, MA, and died 6 May 1899, Framingham, MA, aged 88 years 11 months 22 days, of old age.[4]

He is a farmer; resided Sherborn, MA.

Children of Sylvester8 and Fanny (Sanger) Whitney:

i. John9 Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1837, MA; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried; res. South Framingham and Sherborn, MA.
ii. Mary F. Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1839, Sherborn, MA; m. 15 Jan 1860, Sherborn, MA, Henry Adams, b. ca. 1834, Sherborn, son of Bowen and Fanny (-----) Adams;[5] resided South Framingham.

Census

95 128 Sylvester Whitney 44 M - Farmer $1600 Mass. Fanny " 40 F - " John " 15 M - " Attended school Mary F. " 11 F - " Attended school Asa Sanger 62 M - " $800 "

47 52 Sylvester Whitney 45 M - Shoemaker & Farmer Mass. Fanny Whitney 45 F - Mass. John Whitney 18 M - Mass. Mary F. Whitney 16 F - Mass.

2663 3199 Sylvester Whitney 50 M - Farmer $2000 $1000 Mass. Fanny " 50 F - " John " 23 M - Shoemaker " Mary F. Adams 21 F - " Married in year Henry " 26 M - Carpenter " Married in year

38 39 Sylvester Whitney 55 M - Sherborn, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Fanny Sanger Whitney 54 F - " " M Housewife - - - - - John Whitney 28 M - " " S Bootmaker - - 1 1 - Henry Adams 31 M - " " M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Mary Frances Adams 26 F - " " M Housewife - - - - - Francis Eugene Adams 3 M - " " S - - - - - Fanny Eudora Adams 8m F - " " S - - - - -

95 119 Whitney, Sylvester 60 M W Farmer $2000 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny 60 F W Keeping House " -----, John 33 M W Works for Shoe Factory " Male citizen over 21 Adams, Francis E. 8 M W " Attended school

Sylvester WHITNEY 70 Self M M W MA Farmer MA NY Fanny WHITNEY 70 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA John WHITNEY 43 Son M S W MA Works In Nail Factory MA MA

87 89 Whitney, John Head W M Mar 1837 63 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm Wight, Abie W. Srvt W F Dec 1853 47 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Servant

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Sylvester [Whitney], s. of James and Louis, [born] Apr. 12, 1810," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 473, page 365.

3.^  "Sylvester [Whitney] and Fanny Sanger, [married] May 2, 1833," according to Sherborn 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 493, page 430.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 136, page 152.


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