Family:Whitney, Charles Henry (1850-1900)

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Charles Henry Whitney (John H.}, son of John H. and Celia A. (Long) Whitney, was born 13 Mar 1850, Portland, ME, and died 28 Jul 1900, Boston, MA, aged 51 years 4 months 15 days, of cause unknown.[1]

He married, 2 Nov 1879, New York, NY, Ellen Good, daughter of Samuel and Ellen (Verdeaux) Good. She was born say 1852, Laconia, NH, or Ireland, or Camden [?ME?], or Jul 1859, London, England, or Portland, ME, and died after 1915.

In 1880 he was an ironworker, living at 1 Cortes St., Boston. In 1882 and 1884 he was a tinsmith living at 156 Castle St., Boston. In 1886 he was a barber living at 34 Dover St., Boston. In 1892 he was a tinsmith living at 366 Tremont St., Boston. In 1897 he was a tinsmith living at 14 Bond St. In 1900 he was a tinsmith and foreman, living on Church St., Boston.

On 2 Aug 1910, widow Ellen Whitney filed from Massachusetts a claim for a pension based on her husband Charles H. Whitney's service in the Civil War, Co. H, 13th Maine Infantry, and Co. H, 30th Maine Infantry. The application number was 724,199, and the certificate number was 511,368.

Children of Charles Henry and Ellen (Good) Whitney:

i. Celia Ellen Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1880, Boston, MA;[2] d. 8 Apr 1883, Boston, MA, aged 3 years 5 months, of scarlatina.[3]
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1882, Boston, MA;[4] possibly the same as Alfred, aged 27 in 1910.
iii. Percival Cleveland Whitney, b. 6 Feb 1884, Boston, MA;[5] d. 8 Nov 1918, New York, NY; m. Thyra Magdalena Speilberg.
iv. Edith M. Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1886, Boston, MA [given name omitted];[6] d. aft. 1910.
v. Charles Russell Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1892, Boston, MA;[7] d. aft. 1910.
vi. Marion Estelle Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1897, Boston, MA;[8] d. 28 Aug 1994, Cambridge, MA; m. Russell F. Ryan.

Notes

He may or may not be the same as Charles Henry Whitney (s1845-?). Both were born in Portland, ME, about the same time. If so, Ellen Good was a second wife, and Mattie/Millie a first wife.

Census

-- 80 Whitney, Charles Head W M Mar 1850 50 mar 21 Maine Maine Maine Tinsmith, Rents house " , Ellen Wife W F Jul 1859 39 mar 21 7ch 5liv England England England " , Percy C. Son W M Feb 1884 16 sgl Massachusetts Maine England Errand boy, Immig. 1875 " , Edith M. Dau W F Sep 1886 13 sgl Massachusetts Maine England At school " , Charles R. Son W M Oct 1892 6 sgl Massachusetts Maine England At home " , Marion E. Dau W F Jun 1897 3 sgl Massachusetts Maine England At home

  • 1910, 2232 Seventh Ave., New York Ward 12, New York Co., NY, p. 17B:

7 20 Whitney, Ellen Head F W 50 wid 6ch 6liv England England England None, Immigrated 1876, rents house -----, Alfred Son M W 27 sgl Massachusetts Maine England Employee R.R. -----, Percy S. Son M W 26 sgl Massachusetts Maine England Letter Carrier -----, Edith M. Dau F W 21 sgl Massachusetts Maine England Telephone Operator -----, Charles M. Son M W 17 sgl Massachusetts Maine England Bakery -----, Marion E. Dau F W 12 sgl Massachusetts Maine England None

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 507, page 154.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 315, page 201.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 95.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 369, page 205.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 8, p. 198 (amended)

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 333, page 133.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 423, page 81.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 468, page 289.


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