Family:Whitney, William Harrison (1840-1907)

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William Harrison7 Whitney (Marcus Israel6, Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Marcus Israel6 and Susan Abigail (Tryon) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1840, East Granville, MA, and died 20 Aug 1907, Keene, NH, aged 66 years 1 month 11 days.

He married, 8 Oct 1863, Westfield, MA, Sarah Celestia Clark (or Celestia Sarah Clark),[1] daughter of Almon and Sarah Ann (Loomis) Clark, of Agawam, MA. She was born 19 July 1844, Agawam or Feeding Hills, MA, and died after 1900.

He was an undertaker, and dealer in furniture. They settled at Westfield, and were living there in July 1876.

Children of William Harrison7 and Sarah Celestia (Clark) Whitney:

i. Albina Annis8 Whitney, b. 28 May 1867, Westfield, MA;[2] "Bina A." m. 8 May 1889, Westfield, MA, William L. Bartlett, b. ca. 1866, Franklin Grove, IL, son of Lyman R. and Anna K. (Sheldon) Bartlett.[3]
ii. Grace Eliza Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1869, Westfield, MA.

Census

184 215 Clarissa D. Parsons 64 F - Massachusetts W - - - - - 218 William A. Whitney 25 M - Massachusetts M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Celestia Whitney 21 F - " M - - - - -

658 910 Whitney, William 30 M W Works in Cabinet Shop $2000 $300 Mass. Male citizen over 21, Illiterate -----, Selistia 26 F W Keeping House " Illiterate -----, Binia 3 F W At Home " Attended school -----, Grace 1 F W At Home " Farmer, Mary 15 F W Attending school " Attended school Tremper, Amelia 30 F W Milliner New York Hitchcock, Sidney 62 F W Domestic Servant Vt.

60 70 Whitney, W. H. W M 39 mar Clerk in Store Mass. Mass. Mass. " , Celestia S. W F 38 Wife mar Keeps House Mass. Mass. Mass. " , Bina A. W M 13 Son sgl School Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. " , Grace E. W F 10 Dau sgl Schhol Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass.

94 100 Bartlett, William Head W M Nov 1865 34 mar 11 Ohio Ohio Ohio Asst postmaster Rents house -----, Albina A. Wife W F May 1868 32 mar 11 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Robert W. Son W M Jul 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Ohio Massachusetts At school 95 101 Whitney, William H. Head W M Jul 1841 58 mar 35 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Treas. casket co. Owns free house -----, Celestia S. Wife W F Jul 1845 54 mar 35 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Grace E. Dau W F Jun 1870 29 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

1.^  "William H. [Whitney], and Celestia S. Clarke, [married] 8 Oct 1863," according to Holbrook, Jay Mack, Massachusetts Vital Records, Westfield, Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 162, page 302.

2.^  "Albina A. [Whitney], d. William H. and Celestia, [born] 28 May 1867," according to Westfield Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 197, page 48.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 397, page 519.


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