Family:Whitney, Allston Waldo (1828-1881)
Dr. Allston Waldo8 Whitney (Simon7, Nathaniel Ruggles6, Simon5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Simon7 and Mary (Walker) Whitney, was born, 15 Jan 1828, Framingham, MA, and died 11 Nov 1881, Newton, MA, aged 52 years 10 months, of euraemia.
He, of Framingham, married, 24 or 29 Aug 1864, Boston, MA [also recorded in Framingham, MA], Sarah Ellen Bishop, of Winchester and Boston, daughter of Charles J. and Sarah Ellen (-----) Bishop. She was born 11 Aug 1844, Boston, MA. She married secondly, 1 Nov 1883, Boston, MA, Henry Sherwin, son of Thomas and Mary A. (-----) Sherwin, who was born about 1837, Boston, MA, son of Thomas and Mary A. (-----) Sherwin.
Dr. Allston Waldo Whitney, son of Dr. Simon Whitney, was educated at the public schools of Framingham and Leicester academy. He was also a cadet at West Point. Entering Harvard Medical school he was graduated in 1852, and studying with his father began practice in South Framingham. Later he located at West Newton and served with great distinction during the war; was surgeon of the 13th Regt. Massachusetts Volunteers, and later brevet colonel. He was one of the best brigade surgeons in the Army of the Potomac and passed many a dolorous day in Libby prison. He it was who rented the fair members of the Culpepper Female Seminary out of their beds on the night after the battle of Cedar Mountain in order that the mangled hundreds of his wounded soldiers might have their comfortable nests. In 1881 he joined his old comrades; he resided West Newton, MA.
Children of Allston Waldo8 and Sarah Ellen (Bishop) Whitney:
i. Charles Simon9 Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1865, West Newton, MA; m.(1) 8 Mar 1886, Boston, MA, Elinor M. Appleton, b. 15 Jul 1866, Pembroke, ME, dau. of George J. and Susan M. (-----) Appleton; m.(2) 25 Apr 1899, Boston, MA, Helen T. (Simmons) Elliot, b. ca. 1869, Philadelphia, PA, dau. of John H. and Mary (Denegre) Simmons; he resided s.p. Boston, MA, address 400 Washington St. ii. Allston Waldo Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1867, Newton, MA; d. 14 Feb 1868, Newton, MA, aged 4 months, of disease of the brain. iii. Mary Ellen Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1869, West Newton, MA. iv. Bessie F. Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1874, Newton, MA; d. 25 Apr 1876, Newton, MA, aged 2 years 3 months 9 days, of inflammation of the bowels. v. Allston W. W. Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1880, Newton, MA; d. 30 Aug 1880, Newton, MA, aged 5 months 15 days, of cholera infantum.
190 227 Austin W. Whitney 37 M - Massachusetts M Physician - - 1 1 - Sarah E. Whitney 23 F - " M - - - - - Margaret Earley 25 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - -
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, Newton, Middlesex Co., MA:
Allston W. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W MA Physician MA MA Sarah E. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W MA Keeping House NH MA Charles S. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W MA At School MA MA Mary E. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Allston W. W. WHITNEY 3M Son M S W MA MA MA Abby W. LUCAS 76 Aunt F W W MA At Home MA MA Marg't. MAHONEY 19 Oth F S W NOVA SCOTIA Servant NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Ellen MAHONEY 17 Oth F S W NOVA SCOTIA Servant NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Edward PETERSON 30 Oth M S W SWEDEN Hired Man SWEDEN SWEDEN
1 1 Gerrish, James P. Mstr W M Mar 1841 59 wid Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Master, House -----, Mabel F. Dau W F Feb 1878 22 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine At Home Shepardson, Geo. W. Offc W M Jul 1854 45 mar 14 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Deputy Master -----, Eva C. Mtrn W F Nov 1864 35 mar 14 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Matron, Immig. 1883 Taft, Albert A. Phys W M Oct 1867 32 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Physician Carson, Paul Phys W M Dec 1869 30 sgl Ohio Pennsylvania Connecticut Physician Green, Wm. H. Phys W M Dec 1875 24 sgl Connecticut New York New York Physician Barber, James S. W. Offc W M May 1875 25 mar 2 Canada Eng. England England Clerk, Immig. 1889, Na. Whitney, Charles S. Offc W M Jun 1865 34 mar 2 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Assistant clerk [88 employees] [965 inmates and patients]
477 525 Reed, Elisa Ela Head W F Jun 1837 62 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns mortgaged house Whitney, Theodora D. Brdr W F Apr 1868 32 mar 1 0ch 0liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Theodora apparently was the same as Helen T. (Simmons)(Elliot) Whitney, the wife of Charles Simon Whitney.
- Census records.
- 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. 480-481.
1.^ "Alston Waldo [Whitney], s. of Dr. Simon and Mary, [born] Jan. 12, 1828," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).
3.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 173, page 92, and volume 172, page 87.