Providence and Pawtucket Contributions from Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Carter III

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On this page are genealogy reports, up to Mr. Carter's grandfather, showing how the Miller and Whitney families are related. These were created from family files using Family Tree Maker.

| Ancestors of Charles Crawford Carter | Ancestors of Mary Whitney |
| Descendants of Josiah Miller | Descendants of James Orne | Links to Scanned Documents |


Ancestors of Charles Crawford Carter

Generation No. 1

1. Charles Crawford Carter, born December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California; died April 02, 1904 in Davenport, Iowa. He was the son of 2. Elijah Carter and 3. Ann Maria Whitney. He married (1) Mary Whitney March 01, 1887 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She was born 1852 in Lincoln, Rhode Island; died July 03, 1927 in Rock Island, Illinois. She was the daughter of James Orne Whitney and Elizabeth Slack Miller.

More About Charles Crawford Carter: Occupation: Doctor

Generation No. 2

2. Elijah Carter, born Dec. 4, 1822 in Williamstown, Vermont; died January 14, 1887 in Rock Island, Illinois. He married 3. Ann Maria Whitney Abt. 1850.

More About Elija Carter: He was the Mayor of Rock Island, Illinois

3. Ann Maria Whitney, born Dec 13, 1821 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts; died March 14, 1888 in Rock Island, Illinois. She was the daughter of 6. Martin Whitney and 7. Nancy Orne.

Notes for Ann Maria Whitney: Middle name also spelled Marie

Children of Elijah Carter and Ann Whitney are:

1 i. Charles Crawford Carter, born December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California; died April 02, 1904; married Mary Whitney March 01, 1887 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
ii. Henry Whitney Carter, born 1858 in Rock Island, Illinois; died 1939.
iii. Harriet Whitney Carter, born 1858 in Rock Island, Illinois; died 1906.
iv. Mary Lynde Carter, born 1866; died 1939.
Generation No. 3

6. Martin Whitney, born June 17, 1787 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; died 1850. He married 7. Nancy Orne 1810.

7. Nancy Orne, born 1787; died 1864. She was the daughter of 14. James Orne and 15. Ester Everett.

Children of Martin Whitney and Nancy Orne are:

i. Harriet Whitney, born 1816; died 1877; married Otis Stanley.
3 ii. Ann Maria Whitney, born 1821 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts; died March 14, 1888; married Elijah Carter Abt. 1850.
iii. James Orne Whitney, born March 02, 1823; died 1896 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; married Elizabeth Slack Miller March 31, 1852; born January 29, 1816; died 1902 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. More About James Orne Whitney: Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

More About James Orne Whitney: Occupation: Doctor

Notes for Elizabeth Slack Miller: Date of birth also listed as 1823. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Marriage Notes for James Whitney and Elizabeth Miller: Marriage listed as 1850 in obituary.

Generation No. 4

14. James Orne, born 1734 in Boston, Massachusetts; died January 17, 1804 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. He married 15. Ester Everett 1761.

15. Ester Everett

More About James Orne: Burial: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Child of James Orne and Ester Everett is:

7 i. Nancy Orne, born 1787; died 1864; married Martin Whitney 1810.
Ancestors of Mary Whitney

Generation No. 1

1. Mary Whitney, born 1852 in Lincoln, Rhode Island; died July 03, 1927 in Rock Island, Illinois. She was the daughter of 2. James Orne Whitney and 3. Elizabeth Slack Miller. She married (1) Charles Crawford Carter March 01, 1887 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He was born December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California, and died April 02, 1904. He was the son of Elijah Carter and Ann Maria Whitney. More About Charles Crawford Carter: Occupation: Doctor

Generation No. 2

2. James Orne Whitney, born March 02, 1823; died 1896 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He was the son of 4. Martin Whitney and 5. Nancy Orne. He married 3. Elizabeth Slack Miller March 31, 1852.

3. Elizabeth Slack Miller, born January 29, 1816 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; died 1902 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She was the daughter of 6. Josiah Whipple Miller and 7. Mary Slack.

More About James Orne Whitney: Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Notes for Elizabeth Slack Miller: Date of birth also listed as 1823. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Marriage Notes for James Whitney and Elizabeth Miller: Marriage listed as 1850 in obituary.

Children of James Whitney and Elizabeth Miller are:

1 i. Mary Whitney, born 1852; died July 03, 1927; married Charles Crawford Carter March 01, 1887 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
ii. Anna Russell Whitney, born Abt. 1854; died 1940.
iii. Sylvia Whitney, born Abt. 1854; died 1943; married Winthrop C. Durfee; died Abt. 1930. Notes for Sylvia Whitney: Also written Sylvie. Age 89 at death.
Generation No. 3

4. Martin Whitney, born 1787; died 1850. He married 5. Nancy Orne 1810.

5. Nancy Orne, born 1787; died 1864. She was the daughter of 10. James Orne and 11. Ester Everett.

Children of Martin Whitney and Nancy Orne are:

i. Harriet Whitney, born 1816; died 1877; married Otis Stanley.
ii. Ann Maria Whitney, born 1821 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts; died March 14, 1888; married Elijah Carter Abt. 1850; born 1822 in Williamstown, Vermont; died January 14, 1887. Notes for Ann Maria Whitney: Middle name also spelled Marie
2 iii. James Orne Whitney, born March 02, 1823; died 1896 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; married Elizabeth Slack Miller March 31, 1852.
6. Josiah Whipple Miller, born July 19, 1767 in Cumberland, Rhode Island; died Bef. 1845 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He was the son of 12. Josiah Miller and 13. Jemima Whipple. He married 7. Mary Slack 1796 in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

7. Mary Slack, born 1776 in Attleboro, Massachusetts; died 1854 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She was the daughter of 14. Samuel Slack and 15. Ruth Stearns.

Children of Josiah Miller and Mary Slack are:

i. Philo Miller, born December 23, 1796.
ii. Horace Miller, born February 22, 1799. Notes for Horace Miller: Birth from bible page. Date of birth often quoted as 1801.
iii. Maria Miller, born April 06, 1802.
iv. Josiah Miller, born July 29, 1806.
v. Daniel Miller, born February 16, 1808.
vi. Nelson Miller, born January 23, 1810.
vii. Amanda S. Miller, born July 29, 1812.
viii. Daniel Miller, born July 29, 1812.
ix. William Miller, born September 20, 1814.
3 x. Elizabeth Slack Miller, born January 29, 1816; died 1902 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; married James Orne Whitney March 31, 1852.
xi. Sarah M. S. Miller, born March 20, 1819.
Generation No. 4

10. James Orne, born 1734 in Boston, Massachusetts; died Jan 17, 1804 in Attleboro, Massachusetts. He married 11. Ester Everett 1761.

11. Ester Everett, born Oct 24, 1739; died 1819.

More About James Orne: Burial: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Child of James Orne and Ester Everett is:

5 i. Nancy Orne, born 1787; died 1864; married Martin Whitney 1810.
12. Josiah Miller, born January 14, 1743/44 in Rehobeth, Massachusetts. He married 13. Jemima Whipple June 19, 1766 in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

13. Jemima Whipple, born in Cumberland, Rhode Island. She was the daughter of 26. Ibrook Whipple.

Children of Josiah Miller and Jemima Whipple are:

6 i. Josiah Whipple Miller, born July 19, 1767 in Cumberland, Rhode Island; died Bef. 1845 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; married Mary Slack 1796 in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
ii. Lucy Miller, born November 15, 1769.
iii. Russell Miller, born February 18, 1772.
iv. Molly Miller, born August 14, 1774
v. Ibrook Miller, born January 21, 1777.
vi. Rufus Miller, born November 11, 1779.
vii. Reuben Miller, born June 30, 1782.
viii. Whipple Miller, born November 05, 1784.
14. Samuel Slack, born May 10, 1739 in Attleboro, Massachusetts; died June 5, 1806. He married 15. Ruth Stearns.

15. Ruth Stearns, born Nov 14, 1740 in Attleboro, Massachusetts; died  Aug 14, 1815 in Attleboro, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of 30. John Stearns.

Child of Samuel Slack and Ruth Stearns is:

7 i. Mary Slack, born 1776 in Attleboro, Massachusetts; died 1854 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island; married Josiah Whipple Miller 1796 in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Generation No. 5

26. Ibrook Whipple, born September 15, 1720 in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Notes for Ibrook Whipple: Rehobeth/Attleboro, Massachusetts also shown as place of birth

Child of Ibrook Whipple is:

13 i. Jemima Whipple, born in Cumberland, Rhode Island; married Josiah Miller June 19, 1766 in Cumberland, Rhode Island. 30. John Stearns

Child of John Stearns is:

15 i. Ruth Stearns, born 1740 in Dedham, Massachusetts; married Samuel Slack.

Descendants of Josiah Miller

Generation No. 1

1. JOSIAH1 MILLER was born January 14, 1743/44 in Rehobeth, Massachusetts. He married JEMIMA WHIPPLE June 19, 1766 in Cumberland, Rhode Island, daughter of IBROOK WHIPPLE. She was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Children of JOSIAH MILLER and JEMIMA WHIPPLE are:

2. i. JOSIAH WHIPPLE2 MILLER, b. July 19, 1767, Cumberland, Rhode Island; d. Bef. 1845, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
ii. LUCY MILLER, b. November 15, 1769.
iii. RUSSELL MILLER, b. February 18, 1772.
iv. MOLLY MILLER, b. August 14, 1774.
v. IBROOK MILLER, b. January 21, 1777.
vi. RUFUS MILLER, b. November 11, 1779.
vii. REUBEN MILLER, b. June 30, 1782.
viii. WHIPPLE MILLER, b. November 05, 1784.
Generation No. 2

2. JOSIAH WHIPPLE2 MILLER (JOSIAH1) was born July 19, 1767 in Cumberland, Rhode Island, and died Bef. 1845 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He married MARY SLACK 1796 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, daughter of SAMUEL SLACK and RUTH STEARNS. She was born 1776 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, and died 1854 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Children of JOSIAH MILLER and MARY SLACK are:

i. PHILO3 MILLER, b. December 23, 1796.
ii. HORACE MILLER, b. February 22, 1799. Notes for HORACE MILLER: Birth from bible page. Date of birth often quoted as 1801.
iii. MARIA MILLER, b. April 06, 1802.
iv. JOSIAH MILLER, b. July 29, 1806.
v. DANIEL MILLER, b. February 16, 1808.
vi. NELSON MILLER, b. January 23, 1810.
vii. AMANDA S. MILLER, b. July 29, 1812.
viii. DANIEL MILLER, b. July 29, 1812.
ix. WILLIAM MILLER, b. September 20, 1814.
3. x. ELIZABETH SLACK MILLER, b. January 29, 1816; d. 1902, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
xi. SARAH M. S. MILLER, b. March 20, 1819.
Generation No. 3

3. ELIZABETH SLACK3 MILLER (JOSIAH WHIPPLE2, JOSIAH1) was born January 29, 1816, and died 1902 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She married JAMES ORNE WHITNEY March 31, 1852, son of MARTIN WHITNEY and NANCY ORNE. He was born March 02, 1823, and died 1896 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Notes for ELIZABETH SLACK MILLER: Date of birth also listed as 1823. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

More About JAMES ORNE WHITNEY: Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Marriage Notes for ELIZABETH MILLER and JAMES WHITNEY: Marriage listed as 1850 in obituary.

Children of ELIZABETH MILLER and JAMES WHITNEY are:

4. i. MARY4 WHITNEY, b. 1852; d. July 03, 1927.
ii. ANNA RUSSELL WHITNEY, b. Abt. 1854; d. 1940.
iii. SYLVIA WHITNEY, b. Abt. 1854; d. 1943; m. WINTHROP C. DURFEE; d. Abt. 1930. Notes for SYLVIA WHITNEY: Also written Sylvie. Age 89 at death.
Generation No. 4

4. MARY4 WHITNEY (ELIZABETH SLACK3 MILLER, JOSIAH WHIPPLE2, JOSIAH1) was born 1852, and died July 03, 1927. She married CHARLES CRAWFORD CARTER March 01, 1887 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, son of ELIJAH CARTER and ANN WHITNEY. He was born December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California, and died April 02, 1904. More About CHARLES CRAWFORD CARTER: Occupation: Doctor

Children of MARY WHITNEY and CHARLES CARTER are:

i. RICHARD WHITNEY5 CARTER, m. MARY MAGOFFIN, March 01, 1924.
ii. CHARLES CRAWFORD CARTER, m. KATHERINE EASTHAM HENGEN, January 08, 1941.

Descendants of James Orne

1 James Orne b: 1734 d: 1804
. +Ester Everett b: d:
. 2 Nancy Orne b: 1787 d: 1864
..... +Martin Whitney b: 1787 d: 1850
..... 3 Harriet Whitney b: 1816 d: 1877
......... +Otis Stanley b: d:
........ 4 Edward Otis Stanley b: d:
............ +Carolyn Durfee b: d:
..... 3 Ann Maria Whitney b: 1821 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts d: March 14, 1888
......... +Elijah Carter b: 1822 in Williamstown, Vermont d: January 14, 1887
........ 4 [2] Charles Crawford Carter b: December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California d: April 02, 1904
                 Occupation: Doctor
............ +[1] Mary Whitney b: 1852 d: July 03, 1927 Father: James Orne Whitney Mother: Elizabeth Slack Miller
............ 5 [3] Richard Whitney Carter b: d:
................ +[4] Mary Magoffin b: d:
............ 5 [5] Charles Crawford Carter b: d:
................ +[6] Katherine Eastham Hengen b: d:
........ 4 Henry Whitney Carter b: 1858 in Rock Island, Illinois d: 1939
........ 4 Harriet Whitney Carter b: 1858 in Rock Island, Illinois d: 1906
........ 4 Mary Lynde Carter b: 1866 d: 1939
..... 3 James Orne Whitney b: March 02, 1823 d: 1896 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
......... +Elizabeth Slack Miller b: January 29, 1816 d: 1902 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island Father: Josiah Whipple Miller
            Mother: Mary Slack
........ 4 [1] Mary Whitney b: 1852 d: July 03, 1927
............ +[2] Charles Crawford Carter b: December 20, 1852 in San Francisco, California d: April 02, 1904
                     Occupation: Doctor Father: Elijah Carter Mother: Ann Maria Whitney
............ 5 [3] Richard Whitney Carter b: d:
................ +[4] Mary Magoffin b: d:
............ 5 [5] Charles Crawford Carter b: d:
................ +[6] Katherine Eastham Hengen b: d:
........ 4 Anna Russell Whitney b: Abt. 1854 d: 1940
........ 4 Sylvia Whitney b: Abt. 1854 d: 1943
............ +Winthrop C. Durfee b: d: Abt. 1930


The scanned documents are on four pages. Page one contains deeds, an insurance policy, wedding and other invitations, and miscellaneous items associated with the Miller and Whitney families.

Page Two contains programs for productions put on by the Filumetacus Society, as well as other miscellaneous programs and event announcements.

Page Three contains documents related to the Trinity Church and St. Paul's Church in Pawtucket.

Page Four contains items that did not fit elsewhere, such as a list of items available at a grocery store.


| Ancestors of Charles Crawford Carter | Ancestors of Mary Whitney |
| Descendants of Josiah Miller | Descendants of James Orne | Links to Scanned Documents |

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