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Elmer Curtis Whitney

Male 1859 - 1945  (86 years)


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  • Name Elmer Curtis Whitney 
    Born 06 Apr 1859  Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Pierce (s206) gives Athol as his birth place.
    History According to his obituary, "Practically all his life, Mr. Whitney devoted his attention to lumbering in the immediate vicinity but for the most part in Richmond. He owned large tracts of land for many years in the vicinity of Sandy Lake, where he had a cottage and where each summer the family spent its vacations. Mr. Whitney typified the New England application to hard work, business integrity and good will. He was as honest as the day was long, devoted to his family and a man of excellent habits. He served the town as selectman for one term. His hobby was baseball and even to the last days of his life evinced great interest in the national game.
    Died 07 Jul 1945  Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: hardening of the arteries and complications 
    • He died at his son's home.
    Buried Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2053 
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2014 

    Father Samuel Curtis Whitney,   b. 10 Feb 1822, Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Harriet Sophia Prentice,   b. 13 Oct 1828, Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1892, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Nov 1847  [1
    Family ID F1208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Emery Delva,   b. 07 Nov 1863, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1934, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1884  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Maude Beatrice Whitney,   b. 08 Jan 1887, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1918, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Birth]
     2. Frank Ralph Whitney,   b. 07 Oct 1891, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1967, Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
     3. Glenn Elmer Whitney,   b. 26 Oct 1895, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1977, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Apr 1859 - Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1884 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: hardening of the arteries and complications - 07 Jul 1945 - Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S206] Pierce, Frederick Clifton. The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: Hammond Press, 1895).

    2. [S377] Allred, Paul W. Descendants of Peter Delvey, (Unknown place: manuscript, 11 November 2002).

    3. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).