Family:Whitney, Adolphus Dewing (1855-?)

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Adolphus Dewing10 Whitney (Alloway9, Bartholomew8, Oliver7, Silas6, David5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Alloway9 and Elizabeth (Dewing) Whitney, was born 15 Oct 1855, St. Armand, QC.

He married, East Franklin, VT, 20 Oct 1875, East Franklin, VT, Maria M. Colcord, of Berkshire, VT, daughter of George and Permelia (-----) Colcord.[1] She was born 8 Aug 1856, VT.

Adolphus Dewing Whitney, his son by the second marriage, resides on the home farm in Franklin; was educated in the common schools and Vermont Methodists seminary; married Miss Maria Colcord, of Berkshire, VT, and has five children, the last two were twins, born 25 Jul 1892. Father, mother and children all are singers, being a Whitney gift, runs in the blood. Has bred some fine horses and sold for good money; resided East Franklin, VT.

Children of Adolphus Dewing10 and Maria M. (Colcord) Whitney:

i. Harlow A.11 Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1877, VT.
ii. Charles Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1879, VT.
iii. Joseph H. Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1890.
iv. Foster Clement Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1892 (twin).
v. Helen Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1892 (twin).

Census

Alaway WHITNEY 66 Self M M W VT Farmer CAN VT Elizabeth WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W VT Keeps House CT NH Dolphus WHITNEY 24 Son M M W CAN At Home VT VT Maria WHITNEY 23 Dau F M W VT At Home VT VT Harlow WHITNEY 2 GSon M S W VT CAN VT Charles WHITNEY 10M GSon M S W VT CAN VT Nora WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W VT At School VT VT Sarah GUYOTT 16 Oth F S W VT Servant VT VT

178 191 Whitney, Adolphus O. Head W M Oct 1855 48 mar 24 Canada Eng. Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm, Immig. 1858, Na. -----, Maria M. Head W M Aug 1856 43 mar 24 5ch 5liv Vermont Vermont New York -----, Harlow A. Son W M Nov 1877 22 sgl Vermont Canada Eng. Vermont Farm laborer -----, Charles Son W M Aug 1879 20 sgl Vermont Canada Eng. Vermont At school -----, Joseph H. Son W M Jan 1890 10 sgl Vermont Canada Eng. Vermont At school -----, Foster C. Son W M Jul 1892 7 sgl Vermont Canada Eng. Vermont -----, Helen Dau W F Jul 1892 7 sgl Vermont Canada Eng. Vermont

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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