Family:Whitney, Waldo (1817-1898)

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Waldo7 Whitney (Oliver6, Israel5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Oliver6 and Mercy (Whitcomb) Whitney, was born 16 Apr 1817,[1] Harvard, MA,[2] and died 23 Aug 1898, Leominster, MA, aged 81 years 4 months 7 days, of old age.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 20 Aug 1842, Leominster, MA, for him and Hannah M. Benajmin "of Lincoln".[4]) He "of Leominster" married, 8 Sep 1842, Lincoln, MA, Hannah Matilda Benjamin,[5] daughter of William and Hannah (Estabrook) Benjamin. She was 21 Apr 1819,[6] Lincoln, MA, and died 7 Dec 1887, Leominster, MA, aged 68 years 7 months 16 days, of enlargement of liver.[7]

He married secondly, 30 Dec 1890, Leominster, MA, Maria R. (Hawley) Cole, daughter of John S. and Mary (Slocum) Hawley.[8] She was born about 1840, Rushville, PA, and died 6 Oct 1907, Leominster, MA, aged 67 years 6 months 1 day, of apoplexy.[9] She had married firstly, 8 May 1866, Leominster, MA, Leonard Cole.[10] She married thirdly, 10 Sep 1900, Fitchburg, MA, Thomas B. Cowan, born about 1840, Berkshire, VT, son of Thomas and Susan (Holt) Cowan.[11] At death she is called Maria R. Whitney, widow of Waldo Whitney, not Maria R. Cowan, for reasons unknown. She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA.

According to Pierce, they had no children.

Child of Waldo7 and Hannah Matilda (Benjamin) Whitney:

i. Daniel D.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1844, South Boston, MA; d. apparently bef. 1870; m. 22 Apr 1867, Manchester, NH, Minnie A. Dow, both of Manchester, NH,[12] b. ca. 1845-1846, Vershire, VT, dau. of John D. and Judith H. (-----) Dow. She m.(2) 29 May 1874, Manchester, NH, Ethan Rothwell.[13] No known children.

Census

1754 1853 Waldo Whitney 33 M - Lumberman $3000 Mass. Hannah M. " 31 F - " Daniel D. " 7 M - " Attended school Oliver " 66 M - " " Charles C. Merrill 22 M - Sawyer N.H.

1328 1709 Waldo Whitny 43 M - Merchanic Mass. Hannah " 41 F - " Daniel " 16 M - " Attended school

288 377 Whitney, Frances W. 44 M W Baby carriage Manufacturer $7500 $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Huldah B. 40 F W Keeping House New Hampshire -----, Katie 11 F W Attends School Mass. Attended school -----, Authur S. 9 M W Attends School " Attended school -----, Nellie S. 8 F W Attends School " Attended school -----, Fred A. 4 M W " 378 Whitney, Waldo 53 M W Waterwheel manufacturer $6000 $5350 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah M. 51 F W Keeping House " -----, Minnie 24 F W Dress Maker Vermont

55 69 Whtney, Waldo W M 63 Husb mar Water Wheel Manufacturer Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Hannah M. W F 60 Wife mar Housekeeping Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Mercy W F 65 Sis sgl Housekeeping Mass. Mass. Mass.

363 451 Walker, Heron Head W M Dec 1816 83 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free farm -----, Fred Son W M Mar 1860 40 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Machinist -----, Sarah A. Sist W F Dec 1826 73 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts House keeper Whitney, Maria R. SiL W F Apr 1841 59 wid 0ch 0liv Pennsylvania Connecticut Connecticut House keeper

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Waldo [Whitney], [born] ___ __, 1817. G.S.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

2.^  "Waldow [Whitney], s. of Oliver and Mercy, [born] Apr. 16, 1817," according to Harvard Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 719.

4.^  "Waldo [Whitney] and Hannah M. Benjamin of Lincoln, int. Aug. 20, 1842," according to Leominster Vital Records.

5.^  "Waldo [Whitney] of Leominster, and Hannah M. [int. Matilda] Benjamin, [int. Sept. 11, 1842]," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

6.^  "H. Matilda [Whitney], w. Waldo, [born] ___ __, 1819. G.S.," according to Leominster Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 384, page 478.

8.^  Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 408, page 395.

9.^  Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/57 (death), page 472.

10.^  Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 502, pages 260 and 299.

12.^  "Daniel D. Whitney (b. 1844, South Boston, s. of Waldo Whitney & Matilda Whitney) & Minnie A. Dow, m. 22 Apr 1867, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

13.^  "Minnie D. Dow Whitney (b. 1846, Vershire, VT, d. of John D. Dow & Judith H.) & Ethan Rothwell, m. 29 May 1874, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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