Silas Whitney Obituary

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Silas Whitney Obituary - hm of hi) tow, tin, Porter P. Hyatt. Mr. Wbi&ey...
hm of hi) tow, tin, Porter P. Hyatt. Mr. Wbi&ey ww ton la Aab bnrmkftin, May 20, 111, ad wj theeeo out ton of WUUam and bocy (Bteo) Whitney of that town. He remained bis father until 21 year ral years at work in Be in the afauw and llvarr his father until 21 veara old. was for ser in oo ton and engaged in cur lington, Yt, where be met his first wile, 6utn M. Eddy of Plattsburg, N. Y. ' were marnea in uuruntxon. jan. 2. . They made their home in Ashburn- ( 1 co ciMmourgjn uw. ing to this a jobbing 1 us the Tea started in the for many years the leading man in the business. He had associated with him, at different tines, Walter Whitney, William Brown and others, and did the trucking tor the V. et bl nuiroaa tor i years. His wagons were invariably painted red and he was one of the best known reji- aenu 01 tne city. ; Mr. Whitney buried his wife in June, 1854; and the affliction was so severe that he sold out his business and home and went to Ohio with the intention of settling them bat love for bin New Rostand home and friends drew him so strongly that he returned, after tnree montns aosenee, repurchased his teams and continued at work until three years aco. mine out for the last time with his job wagon in No-1 vemher, 1886. In 1858. Mr. Whitney married the sec ond time, Miss Mary L. Whitney of Lunenburg. She proved in every sense so roe and faithful a wife and mother to bis ihildren that her sudden death. April 1, 1886, was a blow from which he found it impossible to recover and he failed gradually until death ended his stiff erinir. He passed away very peacefully like a child going to sleep. Mr. Whitney, thomrh auiet and unas suming in manner, had an unusually large number 01 mends woo respected ana prized him for his perfect integrity and uprightness in both business and social re- lations, his unfailing generosity and kindness to those in tronble and his persevering industry, which hitter characteristic was so great as to have been remarkable. tnessed the growth of Fitchbnrcr s population and many changes, and could portent event which occurred here during his long residence. Ut nis larailv. his only orotner, vn- liam Whitney of Granvijle, Ohio, and three sisters Mrs. Alonzo Willard of Ashburuham. Mrs. Marr C. Davis of An- sonia, Ct., and Mrs. Newton Uayden of this city, are left to cherish his memory. He buned three sons and leaves three daughters Mrs. A. . Norris of this city, Airs, unaries n. Hyatt ana Airs, rorter P. Hyatt of Leominster. The latter has kindly ministered and cared for him for the last three years Mr. Whitney was for many years an attendant and liberal supporter of the Methodist church in this city and funeral services will be held in the church, Tues day, at 1 p. m., which his many business associates ana menas are inviteir to at- ;

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 15 Dec 1890, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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