Family:Whitney, Advent (c1827-1920)
Advent8 Whitney (John7, Phinehas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of John7 and Sarah (Chapman) Whitney, was born about 1827, Waterford, Washington County, OH, and died 1920, Saint Louis, MO.
He married firstly, 23 Dec 1857 [sic: possibly 1847?], Coal Run, Washington County, OH, Rebecca Hall, daughter of William and Missouri (Sprague) Hall. She was born about 1826, OH, and died 1915.
He married secondly, 16 Feb 1871, Saint Louis, MO, Leonora/Sophia Knox, parentage unknown. She was born 1849, IL, and died after 1880.
Advent enlisted as a Private in Company K, 58th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers, 17 Mar 1865, and was mustered out on 21 Mar 1866. He resided in Saint Louis, MO, where he was a carpenter.
Children of Advent8 and Rebecca (Hall) Whitney:
i. Merit B.9 Whitney, b. ca. Jul 1849, OH; not in family 1880. ii. James Whitney, b. ca. 1854, OH; not in family 1880. iii. Silas Whitney, b. 1858, OH; m. 1879, Josephine -----, who was b. 1857, Arkansas. iv. William Whitney, b. 1860, OH; living 1880; no further record. v. Meata Whitney, b. ca. 1864, IL; living 1880; no further record. vi. Fredrick Whitney, b. 1865, IL; living 1880; no further record.
Advent8 and Leonora/Sophia (Knox) Whitney had no children.
43 44 Advent Whitney 23 M - Collier Ohio Rebecca " 24 F - " Merit B. " 11/12 M - "
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, St. Louis Ward 9, St. Louis City, MO:
412 655 Whitney, Advert 43 M W Laborer Ohio Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca 37 F W House Keeping do -----, Merit 19 M W Laborer do Illiterate -----, James 16 M W do do -----, Silas 14 M W Scl do Attended school -----, William 10 M W Scl do Attended school -----, Meata 6 F W Illinois Attended school -----, Fredericka 4 F W do
Advent WHITNEY 47 Self M M W OH Carpenter MA MA Sophia WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W IL Keeping House PRUSSIA PRUS Frederick WHITNEY 15 Son M S W IL At School OH IL Leoda WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W IL At School OH OH
Silias WHITNEY Self M Male W 22 OH Works In Oil Factory OH OH Josephine WHITNEY Wife M Female W 23 ARK Keeping House KY KY
followed immediately by:
Advent WHITNEY Self M Male W 40 OH Carpenter MA MA Sophia WHITNEY Wife M Female W 31 IL Keeping House GER GER Frederick WHITNEY Son S Male W 15 IL Works In Broom Factory OH IL William WHITNEY Son S Male W 20 IL Farm Laborer OH IL
- 1880, Merit and James not found.
Almost all information from the research of Lynne Alber, on these web pages:
- "Online Family Tree, by Ancestry.com", family group sheet of Phinehas and Elizabeth (Rand) Whitney.
- "Online Family Tree, by Ancestry.com", family group sheet of John and Sarah (Chapman) Whitney.