Family:Whitney, Samuel Hart (1800-1874)
Marriage intentions were published 13 Mar 1825, Granville, MA, for him and Marilla L. Dickinson. He married, Jan 1825, Granville, MA, Marilla Lovisa Dickinson, daughter of Otis and Melinda (Bancroft) Dickinson. She was born 11 Mar 1806, Granville, MA, and died 1 Oct 1897, Granville, MA, aged 91 years 6 months 19 days, of fracture of neck of femur.
Phoenix says the following:
- Samuel Hart Whitney, b. at Granby, Conn., 14 Sept. 1800; a carpenter and joiner; married, in Jan. 1825, at Granville, Mass, Marilla Lovisa Dickinson, dau. of Otis and Melinda (Bancroft) Dickinson, of Granville, where she was born 11 March 1806. They settled in Granville, where he died, 2 Nov. 1874, and where she was living in Jan. 1876. He was, for many years, a captain in the Mass. militia; and was also chairman of the Board of Assessors for Granville.
Children of Samuel Hart6 and Marilla Lovisa (Dickinson) Whitney:
i. Milton Burrall Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1825, East Granville, MA; m. Florence Fuller. ii. Marilla Emeline Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1830, East Granville, MA; d. 13 Jun 1890, Westfield, MA, aged 60 years 4 months 29 days, of chronic disease of heart; m. 13 Sep 1854, Norfolk, CT, Phelps Ezekiel Alderman, a carriage-manufacturer, son of Ezekiel and Julia (Osborn) Alderman, of Granby, CT, where he was b. 15 Sep 1827, and d. 11 Aug 1860, Russell, MA. They were living at Westfield, MA, Jul 1876. She resided Saratoga Springs, NY, in 1880 and at death. iii. Frances Ann Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1834, East Granville, MA; m. 1 Mar 1857, East Granville, MA; James Wallace Johnson, a manufacturer, whose parents then lived at Harwinton, CT. He was b. 29 Aug 1826, Winchester, CT, son of Eli and Evalina (Bettis) Johnson. They lived at West Granville, MA, till Mar 1859; at Tolland, MA, till Mar 1861; and then returned to West Granville, where they were living in Jan 1876. He was then engaged in manufacturing handles for shovels, hoes and brooms, as well as stales for forks and rakes. He has been selectman and assessor of his town, and a deacon in the church.
- 1830, Granville, Hampden Co., MA: Samuel H. Whitney, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 20-29, and 1 female 0-4.
- 1840, Granville, Hampden Co., MA: Samuel H. Whitney, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9; 1 engaged in manufacture or trades.
- 1850, Granville, Hampden Co., MA:
74 80 Samuel H. Whitney 49 M - Joiner Conn. Marilla A. " 45 F - Mass. Milton B. " 24 M - Teacher do Marilla " 19 F - do Attended school Frances Whitney 15 F - Mass. Attended school
127 127 Samuel H. Whitney 55 M - Carpenter Mass. Marilla " 49 F - " Frances " 21 F - " Henry Couch 4 M - Ct. Phelps Alderman 26 M - " Marilla W. " 25 F - Mass.
305 315 S. H. Whitney 59 M - Carpenter $1000 $110 Ct. Marilla L. " 54 F - Mass. 316 Harriet Clark 57 F - Ct.
81 93 Samuel H. Whitney 65 M - Ct. M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Martha Whitney 59 F - Mass. M - - - - - Marilla Alderman 35 F - " W Dress Maker - - - - -
107 100 Whitney, Samuel 69 M W Carpenter & Joiner $12000 $200 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Marilla 64 F W Keeping house Mass. Gibson, Charles 9 M W Attending school " Mother foreign born, Attended school
- 1880, Marilla not found. She was not living with any of her children, who have been found.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 329 and pp. 874-875.
1.^ "Samuel H., [born] Sept. 14, 1800. G.R.2," according to Vital Records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914}.