Family:Whitney, Grover Scollay (1816-1868)
Grover Scollay8 Whitney (Joseph7, William6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Hannah (Perley) Whitney, was born 10 Jul 1816, Winchendon, MA, and died 16 Apr 1868, Winchendon, MA, aged 51 years 9 months 6 days, of consumption.
He married, 30 Mar 1851, Winchendon, MA, Laura A. B. Roby, daughter of Ebenezer and Laura A. (Bowker) Robey. She was born about 10 Jan 1828, Cambridge, MA, and died 25 Jun 1900, Winchendon, MA, aged 71 years 5 months 15 days, of heart disease.
I copy this from the Congregationalist. It was written by his pastor: "Disease for years had made inroads upon his body, but it could not keep down the energy and ardor of his earnest soul. Behind his modest brow was a large brain, and when he felt a grand truth, its movements were to all hearts what the stroke of the engine is to the mill. A large circle will miss an earnest Christian and a bold defender of the truth. His end was peace." Mr. Whitney married Miss Laura A. Roby, of Cambridge, MA. He resided Winchendon, MA.
Children of Grover Scollay8 and Laura A. B. (Roby) Whitney:
i. Clarissa Sigourny9 Whitney, b. 9 Jun 1855, Winchendon, MA; resided Winchendon. She was a graduate of Mt. Holyoke seminary in the class of '76, and has since been a public school teacher. ii. Charles Melville Whitney, M. D., b. 4 Dec 1862, Winchendon, MA; "of Portland, ME" m. 1 May 1884, Walpole, NH (also recorded at Boston, MA), Mabel Ann Porter, of Walpole, NH, b. ca. 1860, Walpole, NH, dau. of George P. and Sara A. (-----) Porter; b. 1 May 1864; address 591 Tremont St., Boston, MA. Educated at the public schools there and at Cushing academy, Ashburnham, MA. Graduated at medical school of Harvard University, Jun 1887. Served as house surgeon at the Boston City Hospital from Jul 1886, to Jan 1888. Has been engaged in practice of medicine in Boston since then. Is surgeon to genito-urinary department Boston dispensary; registrar at Boston City hospital and at St. Elizabeth's hospital.
140 163 Grover S. Whitney 39 M - Farmer Mass. Laura A. Whitney 27 F - Do Eliza Gould 50 F - N.H.
1057 1290 Grover S. Whitney 50 M - Farmer $1400 $550 Massachusetts Louisa A. " 30 F - " Clara S. " 5 F - "
124 142 Grover L. Whitney 46 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Laura R. Whitney 34 F - do M Housekeeper - - - - - Clara S. Whitney 10 F - do S - - - - - Charles W. Whitney 2 M - do S - - - - -
245 310 Whitney, Flora 42 F W Keeping House $4000 $500 Mass. " Clara 15 F W Attends School " Attended school " Charley M. 7 M W Attends School " Attended school 311 Stevens, John 36 M W Carpenter $2000 New Hampshire Married in year May, Male citizen over 21 Stevens, Sarah M. 25 F W Keeping house Mass. Married in year May Flint, William T. 4 M W "
Lauria A. WHITNEY 52 Self F W W MA Keeping House IRE IRE Clara S. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MA Teaching School MA NH Charles M. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W MA Works In Jewelry Shop MA MA
105 131 Whitney, Laura R. Head W F Jan 1828 72 div 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Invalid, Owns free housee -----, Clara S. Dau W F Jun 1855 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts School teacher
120 130 Whitney, Charles Head W M Dec 1862 37 mar 11 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Physician, Owns mortgaged house Whitney, Mable Wife W F May 1864 36 mar 11 0ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New York Moore, Julia Ldgr W F unknown 51 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk in chye Whalen, Celia Ldgr W F unknown 30 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Ireland Dress maker Taft, Annie Ldgr W F Dec 1877 22 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Clerk Harrwel, Serah Ldgr W F Jun 1869 30 sgl England England England Trained nurse, Immig. 1882 Buell, Effie Ldgr W F Jan 1866 34 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Trained nurse Welch, Matthew Cchm W M unknown 29 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Coachman, Immig. 1888 O'Leery, Mary Cook W F Oct 1865 35 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Cook, Immig. 1880
- 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. 453-454.
1.^ "Grover [Whitney] [Grover Scollay, G.S.3], s. Joseph and Hannah, [born] July 10, 1816," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).
8.^ "Charles Melville Whitney (b. 1863, Winchendon, MA) & Mabel Anna Porter, m. 1 May 1889, Walpole, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 354, page 166.