Family:Whitney, Martin (1810-1887)

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Martin8 Whitney (Simei7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Simei7 and Silence (Tucker) Whitney, was born 16 Aug 1810,[1] and died 20 Jan 1887, Cambridge, MA, aged 76 years 5 months 4 days, of an accidental fall, baker.[2]

He married, 3 Apr 1833, Electa Buell, daughter of Daniel and Electa (Ransom) Buell, of Wilmington. She was born 31 Jan 1813, Wilmington, VT,[3] and died 19 Jul 1887, Cambridge, MA, aged 74 years 5 months 19 days, of apoplexy.[4]

He resided Cambridgeport, MA.

Children of Martin8 and Electa (Buel) Whitney:

i. Frances Ellen9 Whitney, b. 18 Jun 1839, Marlboro, VT;[5] d. 1864; "Fanny E." m. 12 Apr 1859, Cambridge, MA, Charles M. Stratton, b. 14 Aug 1831, Amherst, NH, d. 4 Apr 1916, Hollis, NH, bur. East Cemetery, Hollis, NH, son of David and Mary (Mann) Stratton;[6] resided Cambridgeport, MA, and Hollis, NH.
ii. Sarah Maria Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1842, Marlboro, VT;[7] m.(1) 26 Oct 1863, Cambridge, MA, Thomas B. Wentworth;[8] m.(2) 1 May 1872, Watertown, MA, Joseph L. Wilson, b. ca. 1842, Damariscotta, ME, son of Joseph and Elmira (-----) Wilson.[9]

Notes

Sarah's second marriage calls her parents James and Sarah, not Martin and Electa, and her birthplace as Newton, MA, not Marlboro, VT.

Census

15 15 Martin Whitney 40 M - Merchant Vt. Electa 37 F - " Frances 11 F - " Attended school Sarah E. 9 F - " Attended school

695 841 Martin Whitney 46 M - Baker Vermont Electa B. " 42 F - " Frances E. " 16 F - " Sarah M. Whitney 13 F - Vermont Henry " 42 M - Pedlar " Jane " 22 F - " William J. T. Cutler 21 M - Baker Maine

2284 2946 M. Whitney 49 M - Baker $6000 $2000 Vermont L. B. " 47 F - " S. M. " 18 F - "

391 693 Martin Whitney 55 M - Vt. M Baker - - 1 1 1 Electa B. " 53 F - Vt. M - - - - - Lucy A. Moore 22 F - Ireland S Clerk - - - - - Helen Bartholomew 18 F - N.H. S Domestic - - - - - John R. Buell 25 M - Vt. S Driver of Baker's Waggon - - 1 1 - Fred Gustlauer 20 M - Germany S Baker - - 1 - - William " 17 M - Germany S Baker - - - - -

Martin WHITNEY 69 Self M M W VT Baker VT MA Electa B. WHITNEY 67 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT MA

References

1.^  "Martin [Whitney], [born] Aug. 16, 1810. G.R.2," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 60.

3.^  "Electa B. [_____] [Whitney], w. of Martin, [born] Jan. 31, 1813. G.R.2," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 74.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 42.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 42.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 163, page 44.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 245, page 322.


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