Family:Whitney, Abram Johnson (1828-a1880)
He married, 25 Nov 1857, Stepney, CT, Marietta Parmelee, daughter of Herman and Sally (Peck) Parmelee. She was born 15 Sep 1834, Newtown, CT, and died after 1880.
He resided Bethel, CT.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Abram Johnson Whitney, b. at Newtown, Conn., 3 Oct. 1828; a carpenter, and later a grocer; married at Stepney, in Monroe, Conn., 25 Nov. 1857, by Rev. D. W. Lounsbury, Methodist Episcopal, to Marietta Parmelee, born 15 Sept 1834, dau. of Herman and Sally (Peck) Parmelee, of Newtown. They lived in Newtown (except a year and a half passed in Birmingham, Conn.) till 1869, when they moved to Bethel, Conn., and were living there in 1874."
Children of Abram Johnson8 and Marietta (Parmelee) Whitney:
i. Harriett Amelia9 Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1858, Newtown, CT; d. 8 Jul 1868, Newtown, CT, aged 9 years. ii. James Wheeler Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1867, Newtown, CT. iii. Frederick Moore Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1869, Bethel, CT. iv. Bertha Belle Whitney, b. 12 May 1872, Bethel, CT.
51 52 Johnson Whitney 31 M - Carpenter $600 $300 Ct. Maryette 26 F - Ct. Harriett A. 1 F - Ct. John O'Brien 12 M - N.Y. Attended school
115 137 Whitney, Abram C. 41 M W Farmer $3000 $383 Conn. Male citizen over 21 Marietta 36 F " Keep house " James W. 2 M " " Fredc. 11/12 M " " Born in Jul
Abram J. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W CT Works In Hat Factory CT CT Mary WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W CT Keeps House CT CT James W. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Freddie M. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Bertha B. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W CT At School CT CT Katharine RYAN 20 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Amelia CLARK 88 Oth F W W CT CT CT Chas. MESSOR 56 Oth M S W GER Works In Band Box Factory GER GER
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 467.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 740; and p. 1561.