Family:Whitney, Eleazer (1845-1902)

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Eleazer8 Whitney (Jotham7, Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jotham7 and Angeline (Jones) Whitney, was born 13 Feb 1845, Buckland, MA,[1] or 7 Feb 1846, Charlemont, MA,[2] and died 14 Jul 1902, Charlemont, MA,[3] aged 50 years, of cardiac failure following lobar pneumonia and delerium tremens.[4]

He married 3 Dec 1875, or 15 Nov 1878, Halifax, VT, Sarah Seabury Stetson,[5] daughter of Robert and Sarah Emeline (Barber) Stetson. She was born 4 Oct 1849,[6] Heath, MA, and died 3 Feb 1897.

Children of Eleazer8 and Sarah Seabury (Stetson) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Roy A.9 Whitney, b. Aug 1884, MA; m.(1) Wilda M. Brooks; m.(2) Bertha R. (Braley) Danforth


111 134 Whitney, Eleazer W M 35 mar Farmer Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Sarah 2 F 31 Wife mar Keeping house Massachusetts Mass. Mass.

58 60 Whitney, Eleazer Head W M Feb 1850 50 wid Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Roy A. Son W M Aug 1884 15 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm Laborer


1.^  "Eleazer [Whitney], s. Jotham, farmer, and Angeline, [born] Feb. 13, 1845," according to Vital Records of Buckland, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

2.^  "Eleazer [Whitney], [born] Feb. 7, 1846, Gravestone Record, East Charlemont Cemetery," according to Vital Records of Charlemont, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917)

3.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 529, page 7.

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  "Sarah J. Stetson [---], w. Eleazer, Oct. 4, 1849, Gravestone Record, East Charlemont Cemetery," according to Charlemont Vital Records

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