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Elmer Derby Whitney

Male 1864 - 1961  (96 years)


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  • Name Elmer Derby Whitney 
    Born 9 Jun 1864  Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • According to Muse (s204) "There is conflicting information concerning Elmer's birth place. Shirley Pedigo's Family Bible lists Jacksonville (Windham County), VT; Birth registration lists Ludlow (Windsor County), VT; Burnap geneaology lists Townshend (Windham County), Vt.; Vermont Vital Records Index to 1870 lists Ludlow."
    Birth Record of Elmer D Whitney
    Birth Record of Elmer D Whitney
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1880  Andover, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1900  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence About 1905  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1910  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1930  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1940  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    History According to his obituary, "He came to Orange as a young man and worked on area farms. Before its closing, he was employed for many years in the box department of New Home Sewing Machine Co. His hobby was flowers and the gardens in his home here attracted many visitors. ... As the oldest resident of Athol, Mr. Whitney was presented the gold-headed cane in 1960. He had been active about the rest home at the time of his death."  [1
    Died 14 Feb 1961  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Agency: Bevis Rest Home 
    Buried 17 Feb 1961  Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I831  Delvee Family | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2018 

    Father Lysander S. Whitney,   b. 31 Oct 1826, Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1906, Chester, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia Ann Burnap,   b. 9 May 1828, Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1890, Chester, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 13 Mar 1853  Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Idella Harding,   b. 15 Jul 1871, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1950, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1888  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 7, 13
    • Allred (s377) gives their marriage place as Orange, Massachusetts.
    Marriage Record of Grace Harding and Elmer Whitney
    Marriage Record of Grace Harding and Elmer Whitney
    Children 
     1. Harding Wheeler Whitney,   b. 13 Dec 1890, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 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 10 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1864 - Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1870 - Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elmer is recorded living with his parents. - 1880 - Andover, Windsor County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1888 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a laborer in a Sewing Machine factory. - 1900 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - About 1905 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He worked in a sewing machine shop - 1910 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a laborer in a machine shop. - 1920 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a mechanic in a Sewing Machine factory. - 1930 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 75 - 1940 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Bevis Rest Home - 14 Feb 1961 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Feb 1961 - 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. [S377] Allred, Paul W. Descendants of Peter Delvey, (Unknown place: manuscript, 11 November 2002).

    3. [S845] Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908 , (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of Elmer D Whitney

    4. [S675] 1870 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_652; Page: 798B; Family History Library Film: 552151

    5. [S953] 1880 U.S. Federal Census - Vermont, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Andover, Windsor, Vermont; Roll: 1350; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 246

    6. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0494

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

    8. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_698; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 125

    9. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 904; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 2340639

    10. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: m-t0627-01592; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 6-51

    11. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Athol, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1961

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

    13. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Grace Harding and Elmer Whitney