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Elizabeth Minot (Whitney)

Also Known As: "Bessy"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: 54 Boylston Street, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Austin Whitney and Fanny Whitney
Wife of James Jackson Minot, M.D.
Mother of George Richards Minot, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1934; James Jackson Minot, Jr. and Henry Whitney Minot
Sister of Henry Lawrence Whitney; Joseph Cutler Whitney; Ellerton Pratt Whitney; Constance Zerrahu and Hugh A. Whitney

Managed by: Jessica Marie German
Last Updated:

About Elizabeth Minot

She and her husband grew up together from the time she was 3 years old.

Children

  1. George Richards b. Boston, Dec. 2, 1885. Married Marian Linzee Weld.
  2. James Jackson b. Boston, Nov. 17, 1891. Married Miriam Sears.
  3. Henry Whitney b. Boston, Feb. 6, 1896. Married Ellen Sears Curtis.

Sources

  1. Minot, James Jackson, M.D., Ancestors and Descendants of Henry Austin Whitney, 1826-1889 (The author, 1934)
  2. Elite Families: Class and Power in Nineteenth-Century Boston. By Betty Farrell. Page 146.
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Elizabeth Minot's Timeline

1860
March 23, 1860
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1885
December 2, 1885
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1891
November 17, 1891
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1896
February 6, 1896
Age 35
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1903
February 19, 1903
Age 42
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1903
Age 42
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States