Family:Whitney, William Erving (1855-1902)
William Erving9 Whitney (Samuel8, Smyrna7, Samuel6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel8 and Carolina A. (Puffer) Whitney, was born 9 Aug 1855, North Reading, MA, or (as "Willie Bonaparte Whitney") Middleton, MA, and died 13 Jan 1902, Boston, MA, aged 46 years 6 months, of typhoid fever, mitral regurgitation, and aortic insufficiency.
He married, 5 Oct 1878, Boston, MA, Mary E. Fenn, daughter of James and Elizabeth (-----) Fenn. She was born 12 Aug 1858, Essex, CT, and died after 1900.
He was born in North Reading, MA; fitted for college at the Phillips academy, Andover, MA; entered Yale college in 1873, and was graduated in 1877. He at once entered into the wholesale paper business with his brother, under the firm name of Whitney Bros., and is now located at 63 and 65 Essex St., Boston, MA; resided 453 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA; s. p.
William Erving9 and Mary E. (Fenn) Whitney had no children.
W. E. WHITNEY 24 Self M M W MA Paper Dealer MA MA M. E. WHITNEY 22 Wife F M W NY House Keeper NY NY Maggie BACON 20 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE
215 222 Butler, Charles C. Head W M Aug 1863 36 mar 14 New Hampshire New Hampshire Massachusetts Hotel keeper, Owns mortgaged house -----, Sarah L. Wife W F Jul 1863 36 mar 14 3ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Mary C. Dau W F May 1892 8 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts -----, Mildred Dau W F May 1897 3 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts [28 apparently unrelated people] Whitney, William E. Brdr W M Aug 1855 44 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Paper & twine mes. -----, Mary E. Brdr W F Aug 1861 38 mar 20 0ch 0liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut [51 apparently unrelated people]
- 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. 610-611.