Family:Whitney, Adolphus (c1786-1869)

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Adolphus Whitney (Benjamin), son of Benjamin and Jerusha (Brockway) Whitney, was born about 1786, NH, and died 14 Dec 1869, Hartland, Windsor Co., VT, aged 83 years 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. (son) Whitney, b. 1815-1820, deduced from 1820 and 1830 censuses.
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 - Retired Farmer "

References

  • Census records.

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

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


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