Family:Whitney, Walter Henry Knox (1845-a1870)

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Walter Henry Knox8 Whitney (John7, James6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of John7 and Rosella (Childs) Whitney, was born 6 Mar 1845, Lancaster, MA,[1] and died between 1870 and 1873.

He "of Fitchburg" married, 16 Jul 1867, Sterling, MA, Emily Jane Headley/Hadley of Sterling, daughter of Eli and Mary Jane (Roper) Headley/Hadley.[2] She was born 7 Aug 1848, West Boylston, MA, and died after 1880. She married secondly, 8 May 1873, Worcester, MA, James Odie, as his second wife.[3]

Child of Walter Henry Knox8 and Emily J. (Hadley) Whitney:

i. (child)9 Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1867, Sterling, MA;[4] d. 21 Jul 1867, Sterling, MA, aged 1 hour, of infantile debility.[5] Birth record says male, death record says female.
ii. Gertrude Rosella Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1869, Fitchburg, MA;[6] m. 2 Jun 1898, Worceser, MA, Charles Arthur Kilton, b. ca. 1871, Providence, RI, son of Winfield S. and Katie J. (Aldrich) Kilton.[7]
iii. Maud M. Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1872, Worcester, MA;[8] d. 1 Oct 1872, Clinton, MA, aged 6 months 18 days, of cholera infection,[9] or 1 Sep 1872, Worcestr, MA, aged 7 months, of cholera infantum.[10]

Notes

His wife is called "Emma Bigelow" in the birth record of daughter Maud.

Census

470 567 Gilbert H. Derby 23 M - Mass. M Laborer - - 1 1 - Sarah Derby 21 F - " M - - - - - Florence Derby 1 F - " S - - - - - 568 Lucy E. Lamb 54 F - " W - - - - - Charles E. Fay 25 M - " S Machinist - - 1 1 - Sophronia A. Fay 26 F - Mass. M - - - - - Walter H. K. Whitney 19 M - " S Clerk - - - - - 569 Mary A. Barton 55 F - " W - - - - - Nellie S. Barton 21 F - " S Compositer - - - - - Reuben L. Barton 17 M - " S Machinist - - 1 1 - 570 William A. Dunn 36 M - " M " - - - - - Hannah M. Dunn 36 F - Connecticut M - - - - - Ida P. Dunn 6 F - Mass. S - - - - -

55 126 Goodrich, Henry O. 45 M W Works in Planing Mill $250 N. Hamp. Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha 40 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Emma F. 12 F W At School N. Hamp. Attended school -----, Henrietta G. 7 F W At School Mass. Attended school Shumway, Rufus T. 23 M W Traveling Agent $600 $450 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Georgiana 23 F W No occupation Vermont Kneeland, James 22 M W Piano Case Maker Mass. Father foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Farnsworth, Susie 20 F W Dressmaker " -----, Sarah 22 F W Dressmaker " Hill, Abbie D. 20 F W Works in Corset Shop " Monnihan, Katie 20 F W Worsk in Corset Shop " Parents foreign born Capron, Alice 20 F W Sewing Machine Agent " 127 Whitney, Walter 24 M W Book Agent " Male citizen over 21 -----, Emma 21 F W Keeping House " -----, Gertrude 10/12 F W At home " Born in Jul

  • 1880, 136 Main St., Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, p. 2B:

7 13 Odie, James W M 40 --- mar Huckster Massachusetts England England -----, Emma W F 32 Wife mar Keeping House Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -----, Gertie W. W F 10 Dau sgl At School Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -----, Laura F. W F 6 Dau sgl At School Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -----, Harrie E. W M 6m Son sgl b. Nov Massachusetts Mass. Mass. Kerig, Louisa W F 29 Srvt sgl Servant Massachusetts Prussia Switzerland

This is widow Emma and her daughter Gertrude, whose surname has been changed to that of her step-father.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Walter Henry Knox [Whitney], s of John and Rosella C., [born] Mar. 6, 1845. T.R.4," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 259. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 17, page 217.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, page 265.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 358.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 198, page 253.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 273.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 216, page 214.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 480, page 569.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, page 375.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 298.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 418.


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