Family:Whitney, Abraham (1837-1884)
Abraham8 Whitney (Christopher7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Christopher7 and Dolly (Brooks) Whitney, was born 28 Sep 1837, Stow, MA, and died 11 Sep 1884, Danvers, MA, aged 46 years, of progressive anaemia.
In many records, his given name appears as "Abram".
He "Henry Abram Whitney" married firstly, 6 Jul 1865, Providence, RI, Mary Elizabeth Swan, daughter of Joseph B. and Sarah Jane (Webster) Swan. She was born 25 Jul 1844, North Andover, MA, and died 28 Feb 1874, North Andover, MA, aged 39 years 8 months 3 days, of cancer, residing in Pittsfield, NH.
He married secondly, 29 Sep 1874, North Andover, MA, Eliza A. Whitcomb, daughter of Benjamin F. and Polly (Thatcher) Whitcomb. She was born 25 Jul 1844, North Andover, MA, and died 22 Aug 1940, Lawrence, MA.
Both Abraham ("Abram") and Eliza are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover, MA.
He resided Pittsfield, NH, and Lynn, MA.
Children of Abraham8 and Mary Elizabeth (Swan) Whitney:
i. Mabel Dolly9 Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1872, Lynn, MA; "Dorothy" d. 14 Jul 1895, Boston, MA, aged 23 years, of a pulmonary embolism; unmarried; bookkeeper. ii. Lewis A. Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1874, Lynn, MA; d. Aug 1950, aged 76 years; bur. Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA.
Children of Abraham8 and Eliza A. (Whitcomb) Whitney:
iii. Alice Thacher9 Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1877, Lynn, MA; 10 Dec 1977, Andover, MA, aged 100 years; bur. Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover, MA. iv. Frederick Eben Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1879, Lynn, MA; d. 1919; m. Florence E. Burnett, b. 1880, d. 1933; of Philadelphia, PA, in 1917, when he was a teacher at Germantown Academy. Both are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover, MA.
None of the children's births are recorded in Massachusetts vital records.
64 89 John L. Ingalls 32 M - Cordr. Mass. Elizabeth Ingalls 24 F - " Walter W. Ingalls 7 M - " Edward C. Ingalls 4 M - " Geo. W. Ingalls 3 M - " John H. Ingalls 1 M - " Susan M. James 17 F - " Abraham Whitney 18 M - Cordr. "
236 319 Eben S. Whitney 28 M - Stowe, Mass. M Shoecutter - - 1 1 - Sarah A. Whitney 25 F - Lynn, Mass. M Housewife - - - - - Frank A. Whitney 3 M - Lynn, Mass. S - - - - - Cora B. Whitney 1 F - Lynn, Mass. S - - - - - Abram Whitney 26 M - Stowe, Mass. S Shoecutter - - 1 1 -
642 912 Whitney, Abram 32 M W Shoe Maker Mass. -----, Mary E. 26 F W Keeping House " 913 Sanborn, John S. 33 M W Clerk Maine -----, Francis L. 29 F W Keeping House " -----, Charles S. 11 M W At School " Lame, Eliza 34 F W Tailoress "
Abraham WHITNEY 42 Self M M W MA Shoe Factory MA MA Elizabeth A. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W MA Keeps House NH NH Mabel D. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Lewis A. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NH At School MA MA Alice T. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MA MA MA Fred'k WHITNEY 1 Son M S W MA MA MA
301 340 Whitney, Eliza A. Head W F Jul 1844 55 wid 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Vermont Connecticut Dressmaker, Rents house -----, Alice T. Dau W F Jul 1877 22 Sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Seamstress Northrop, Edwin C. Brdr W M Jul 1882 17 Sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Student Delavergne, Chester R. Brdr W M Dec 1883 16 Sgl New York New York New York Student Simmons, Herman R. Brdr W M Jan 1880 20 Sgl New York New York New York Student Wood, Augustin Brdr W M Jan 1882 18 Sgl Connecticut New York Connecticut Student Shalen, Davis W. Brdr W M Jul 1879 20 Sgl New York New York New York Student Stevens, John N. Brdr W M Apr 1883 17 Sgl Massachusetts Russia Massachusetts Student
27 23 Whitney, Silas B. Head W M Nov 1839 60 sgl Massachusetts Maine Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Lewis A. Neph W M Mar 1877 23 sgl New Hampshire Massachusetts Massachusetts Day laborer
- 1910, 61 Bartlett St., Andover, Essex Co., MA, p. 1751/27A:
531 600 Whitney, Eliza A. Head F W 65 wid 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Vermont Connecticut Own Income -----, Alice T. Dau F W 32 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Recorder, Academy
- 1920, 61 Bartlett St., Andover, Essex Co., MA:
24 27 Whitney, Eliza A. Head F W 75 wid Massachusetts Vermont Connecticut None -----, Alice T. Dau F W 42 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Recorder, Private school
- 1930, 27 Highland Rd., Andover, Essex Co., MA, p. 238/13A:
277 361 Whitney, Eliza Head F W 85 wid 30 Massachusetts Vermont Connecticut None -----, Alice Dau F W 62 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Recorder, Phillips Aca.
- 1940, 27 Highland Wayside, Frye Village, Andover, Essex Co., MA, p. 10B:
214 Whitney, Alice Head F W 62 sgl Massachusetts Same place Recorder, Private school -----, Liza A. Moth F W 95 wid Massachusetts Same place
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 498-499.
- Census records.