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Grace Idella Harding

Female 1871 - 1950  (79 years)


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  • Name Grace Idella Harding 
    Born 15 Jul 1871  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    History Her niece, Ruth Esther Ward, lived with her when she went to Orange High School. According to her obituary, "Mrs. Grace I. (Harding) Whitney, 79, wife of Elmer Derby Whitney of 77 North Main Street, died at her home at 11:30 o'clock Monday evening following two weeks' illness. Mrs. Whitney was a native of Warwick, her parents having been George and Ruth M. Delvee Harding. She grew up and was married there to Mr. Whitney who had come from Vermont to work in the box shop in Warwick. They moved to Orange 58 years ago. ... Mrs. Whitney was a member of Adah Rebekah Lodge, and a contributor to the Universalist Church Unity club."
      [1, 4
    Died 28 Aug 1950  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Agency: at home, 77 North Main Street 
    Buried Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I815  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Joseph
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 

    Father George Harding,   b. 17 Dec 1837, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1910, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruth Melinda Delvey,   b. 15 Jun 1838, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1923, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 01 Jun 1859  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Family ID F471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmer Derby Whitney,   b. 09 Jun 1864, Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1961, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1888  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • Allred (s377) gives their marriage place as Orange, Massachusetts.
    Children 
     1. Harding Wheeler Whitney,   b. 13 Dec 1890, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Sep 1969, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     2. baby girl Whitney,   b. 6 Sep 1892, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1892, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. Clifford Elmer Whitney,   b. 17 Oct 1893, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1972, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2014 
    Family ID F479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jul 1871 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded, age 8, while living with her parents. - 1880 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1888 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: at home, 77 North Main Street - 28 Aug 1950 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Muse, Jeanne. Descendants of Elmer Derby Whitney, (Asheville, North Carloina: manuscript, 20 February 2000).

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

    3. [S363] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.

    4. [S4] Buell, Shirley F. Letter: 1983-01-23 , , (Letter to Robert Roy, Petersham, Massachusetts, 23 January 1983).

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

    6. [S3] Ward, Edith. Decent of Lawrence C. Ward, (New York: manuscript, c 1970).

    7. [S41] Obituary of George Harding, (Barre, Massachusetts: The Barre Gazette, 29 April 1910).

    8. [S52] Muse, Jeanne. Delvey Family Group Sheets, (Asheville, North Carolina: manuscript, 20 August 1995).

    9. [S65] Obituary of Ruth Melinda Harding, (Athol Transcript, Athol, Massachusetts, 1923).