Family:Whitney, Josiah Bumstead (1846-1923)
Josiah Bumstead8 Whitney (Frederick H.7, Barnabas6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Frederick H.7 and Abigail B. (Bumstead) Whitney, was born 15 Jul 1846, Dedham, MA, and died 7 Nov 1923, Los Angeles, CA, of carcinoma and mitral insufficiency. He was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.
He married, 12 Jul 1870, Boston, MA, Elizabeth Gately, dau. of Thomas and Ellen (-----) Gately. She was born about 1851, Milton, MA.
On 6 Aug 1863 at Boston, MA, he enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. He was described as a clerk, aged 18 years. He was promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 21 Jul 1865, Boston, MA. He suffered from chronic diarrhea and chronic rheumatism.
He was a Protestant born in MA, aged 48 years, 5 feet 10 1/2 inches tall, light complexion, gray eyes, and gray hair. He was a salesman living in Los Angeles, CA, was married, wife Mrs. Elizabeth Whitney of Boston, MA. His pension was $10 when he was admitted on 9 Jul 1894 to the Pacific Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in Los Angeles, CA. He died 7 Nov 1923 of carcinoma and mitral insufficiency. His pension certificate number was 907,223. Apparently he was buried in Section 9, Row 1, Number 8.
Not in 1870 or 1880 censuses; no death record found in MA before 1910.
Children of Josiah Bumstead8 and Elizabeth (Gately) Whitney:
i. Eliza F.9 Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1872, Hyde Park, MA.
- 1870: not found.
- 1880: not found.
- 1900, 802 Temple St., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA:
34 41 Milligan, Mary Head W F Jan 1869 31 div 5ch 4liv England Ireland -----, Vera Dau W F Sep 1892 7 sgl California England England Washerwoman, Rents house -----, Katherine Dau W F Jun 1894 5 sgl California England England -----, Gladis Dau W F Sep 1898 2 sgl California England England -----, Earnest Son W M Mar 1899 0 sgl California England England 42 Whitney, Joshia Head W M --- 1846 54 div Mass. -- -- Pensioner, Rents house
- 1910, Pacific Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Malibu, Los Angeles Co., CA, p. 15A:
... Whitney, Josiah B. Inmate M W 64 -- -- U.S. -- -- -- ...
- 1910, John St., San Antonio, Los Angeles Co., CA, p. 1B:
12 12 Whitney, Josiah B. Head M W 63 mar1 18 Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Own income, owns mortgaged house
- 1920, Wohaw St., Watts, Los Angeles Co., CA, p. 2B:
56 57 Barr, Ira T. Head M W 35 mar Missouri United States United States Painter paint co., Owns mortaged home -----, Catherine A. Wife F W 47 mar Illinois Germany Germany None -----, Ira W. Son M W 12 sgl Missouri Missouri Illinois None -----, Theodore C. Son M W 10 sgl Missouri Missouri Illinois None -----, Jessie M. Dau F W 8 sgl California Missouri Illinois None -----, Hellen H. Dau F W 4 sgl California Missouri Illinois None [57 58] Whitney, Josiah B. Head M W 73 wid Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts None, Owns free home
- Census records.
4.^ U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, from Ancestry.com.
5.^ U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, from Ancestry.com.