Family:Whitney, Edward Prentiss (1828-1883)

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Edward Prentiss7 Whitney (Prentiss6, Stephen5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Prentiss6 and Sylvia (Bicknell) Whitney, was born 21 Aug 1828, MA, and died 6 Sep 1883, Westfield, MA.[1] He was buried in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, NY.[2]

He married, between 1870 and 1878, Mary Eliza Dixon, daughter of Abram and Eliza Holt (Higgins) Dixon. She was born 14 Aug 1839, Westfield, NY, and died 3 Mar 1911, Westfield, NY. She was buried in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, NY.[3]

His widow resided in the west.

Children of Edward Prentiss7 and Mary Eliza (Dixon) Whitney:

i. Sylvia Eliza8 Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1873, Westfield, NY; d. 14 Oct 1874, Westfield, NY; bur. Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, NY.[4]
ii. Dixon P. Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1878, NY.

Census

325 661 L. Cunningham 60 F - Ms. Sally Whitney 40 F - " Louisa Hunting 22 F - " Prentiss Whitney 60 M - Auctioneer " E. P. " 21 M - " " Jos. Hunting 18 M - Tinman R.I. 662 C. Mason 46 M - Restaurant Me. Betsy " 45 F - " Caroline Gookin 23 F - " Samuel " 28 M - Seaman " Mary J. White 21 F - " Daniel " 28 M - Seaman "

569 Brick $7000 605 John F. Townsend 43 M - - New York City 1 - 10 R.R. Supt. 1 - - - - 1 - Syria D. W. Townsend 36 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 10 - - - - - - - - Edward F. Townsend 6 M - Chld Mass. - - 6 - - - - - - - - Edward P. Whitney 25 M - BiL Mass. - - 3 Clerk 1 - - - - 1 - Cathrine B. Rupert 21 F - Srvt Germany - - 4 - - - 1 - - - -

805 783 Prentice Whitney 65 M - None $3000 Mass. Sylvia " 62 F - Housekeeper " Nancy " 79 F - None " Edward P. " 30 M - Lock Manufact. $1500 -- "

410 Frame ---- 409 Prentice Whitney 76 M - ---- Mass. - 1 1 - - Farmer 1 - - - - - - - - - - Sylvia Whitney 74 F - Wife Mass. 1 1 1 - - Edward Whitney -- M - Chld Mass. - - - - 1 Nancy Whitney 84 F - Sist Mass. - - - - 1

409 390 Whitney, Prentice 84 M W None $2500 $300 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sylvia 82 F " " " -----, Edward 40 M " Paper Manufacturer " Male citizen over 21 Townsend, Sylvia 53 F " Keeping House " Magennis, Sarah 14 " " Domestic N.Y. Parents foreign born, Attended school

244 Framed $1800 257 Edward P. Whitney 45 M - ---- Mass. m Book keeper - 1 - - 1 - Mary E. " 35 F - Wife Chaut. m - L. P. W. Townsend 60 F - Sist Mass. w - Caroline P. Dickson 42 F - SiL Chaut. s - Sarah McGinnis 19 F - Srvt Chaut. s -

Edward WHITNEY 50 Self M M W MA Foreman Paper Mill CT CT Mary WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W NY Keeps House NH NY Dixon WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NY MA NY Sylvia TOWNSEND 62 Sis F M W MA CT CT Sarah MAGINNIS 22 Othe F S W NY Servant IRE IRE

John Baus M 33 - Germany C. Machinist Mary Whitney F 53 - U.S. C. Dixon P. Whitney M 14 - U.S. C. Caroline Dixon F 60 - U.S. C.

282 286 Whitney, Mary E. Head W F Aug 1839 60 wid 2ch 1liv New York New Hampshire New York Owns free house -----, Dixon P. Son W M Dec 1878 21 sgl New York Massachusetts New York Postal clerk

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New York, U.S., Death Index, 1852-1956, from Ancestry.com.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #79459468, Edward Prentiss Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #79459381, Mary Eliza Dixon Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #79459589, Sylvia Eliza Whitney.


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