Family:Whitney, Adolphus (c1786-1869)

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Adolphus Whitney (Benjamin), son of Benjamin and Jerusha (Brockway) Whitney, was born about 11 Aug 1786, NH, or Westminster, VT, and died 14 Dec 1869, Hartland, Windsor Co., VT, aged 83 years 4 months 3 days of pneumonia.[1]

He "of Westminster" married, 31 Aug 1808, Putney, VT, Martha Powers,[2] daughter of Jonas and Mary (Tower) Powers. She was born about 1785, VT, and died after 1850, and apparently before 1860.

Children of Adolphus and Martha (Powers) Whitney:

i. Hiram Whitney, b. 28 May 1810, Sherburne, VT; m. Achsah Philena Balch.
ii. Alfred Whitney, b. ca. Nov 1811, Woodstock, VT; m. Eveline -----.
iii. Lucius Frederick Whitney, b. ca. 1824; m.(1) Jane Phillips; m.(2) Sarah Jane Shattuck; m.(3) Mary Alexander; m.(4) Mary Alexander.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. 1820-1825, deduced from 1830 and 1840 census. Probably Edward Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1825, Hartland, VT; m. Adeline Balch.

Census

48 52 Hiram Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1600 Vt. Achsa P. " 45 F - " Huldah A. " 14 F - " Attended school Merrit S. " 9 M - " Attended school John " 6 M - " Attended school 53 Adolphas Whitney 65 M - Farmer " Martha " 65 F - Vt.

1110 1080 Elias Rogers 63 M - Farmer $2000 $480 N.H. Sally " 52 F - " Adolphuos Whitney 72 M - 34Farmer "

References

  • Census records.

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

2.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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