Family:Whitney, Alden A. (c1822-1909)

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Alden A.7 Whitney (Abel6, Elijah5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abel6 Phebe (Hopkins) Whitney, was born 22 Aug 1822, VT, and died 14 Jul 1909, Dallas Co., IA.[1] Another record says je was born 26 Aug 1821, and died 17 Jul 1909, Adel, Dallas Co., IA, aged 87 years, farmer, widowed, son of Abel Whitney.[2] He was buried in Longmire Cemetery, Dallas Co., IA. His inscription reads "Alden Whitney | Aug. 22, 1922 - Jul. 14, 1909".[3]

He married firstly, 14 Sep 1847, Williamstown, VT, Mary Emeline White,[4] daughter of Allen and Annie (Fisk) White. She was born 4 Aug 1829, VT, and died 11 Apr 1923, Williamstown, VT, aged 93 years 8 months 7 days, of chronic nephritis.[5] She was buried in Williamstown Village Cemetery, Williamstown, VT.[6] Apparently they were divorced. She remarried, 27 Dec 1865, Williamstown, VT, Levi Baxter Richardson.[7]

He married secondly, 19 Sep 1865, St. Joseph Co., IN, Mary A. (Castleton) Ream, daughter of Henry and Rosanna (Croy) Castleman. She was born 23 Oct 1838, Stark Co., OH, and died 1 Jan 1889. She is buried in Longmire Cemetery, Dallas Co., IA.[8] Apparently they were divorced. She had married firstly, 20 Nov 1856, DeKalb Co., IN, William Ream/Reem.[9]

He married thirdly, 17 Aug 1879, Dallas Co., IA, Martha (Ollum) Harrison.[10] She was born 25 Mar 1829, OH, and died after 1900. She had married firstly, 25 Jul 1845, PA, Lewis Martin Harrison.[11]

He received a pension as an invalid soldier in the Civil War, having served as 1st Sergeant, Co. H, 12th Indiana Cavalry, beginning 11 Mar 1907, until his death on 15 Jul 1909, Certificate No. 52071, former roll No. 23879. His address was Adel, IA.[12]

Enlisted as a Corporal in Company F, Indiana 29th Infantry Regiment on 27 Aug 1861. Promoted to First Sergeant on 15 Jul 1862. Mustered out on 30 Jul 1863.

Enlisted as a Private in Company H, Indiana 12th Cavalry Regiment on 12 Jan 1864. Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 1 May 1865. Mustered out on 30 May 1865.

Children of Alden A.7 and Mary Emeline (White) Whitney:

i. Arthur E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Williamstown, VT; m.(1) 17 Nov 1870, St. Johnsbury, VT, Martha J. Harvey, dau. of Orange and Martha (-----) Harvey;[13] m.(2) 12 Mar 1877, St. Johnsbury, VT, Imogene Page, dau. of Stephen and Susan (Clifford) Page.[14]
ii. Ellen J. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, New Bedford, MA; m.(1) 1 Oct 1870, Burlington, VT, Cyrus E. Ferris;[15] m.(2) 8 Mar 1876, Providence, RI, Albert Harry Aylsworth.[16]

Children of Alden A.7 and Mary A. (Castleman)(Ream) Whitney:

iii. James Madison8 Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1867, IN; d. 1 Nov 1945, Alameda Co., CA; m. 8 Dec 1891, DeSoto, IA, Bertha Elizabeth Isles, dau. of Richard and Julia (Mozena) Isles.[17]
iv. Archedama Whitney, b. ca. 1869, IN; m. 1887, Adel, IA, John Merriman.[18]
v. Mille Whitney, b. ca. 1871, IA; d. 9 Oct 1871, aged 7 weeks; bur. Longmire Cemetery, Dallas Co., IA.[19]
vi. (infant) Whitney, b. Mar 1874, IA; d. 16 Mar 1874; bur. Longmire Cemetery, Dallas Co., IA.[20]

Children of Alden A.7 and Martha (-----)(Harrison) Whitney:

vii. Henry A.8 Whitney, b. Dec 1878, IA; d. aft. 1905.

Census

700 845 James Brown 50 M - Tinplate Worker $500 Mass. Emeline Brown 48 F - " Isabella Brown 7 F - " Attended school John Brown 5 M - " Attended school Josephine Brown 3 F - " James Brown Jr. 6/12 M - " Alden A. Whitney 27 M - Pedler Vermont Emeline Whitney 21 F - " Arthur Whitney 1 M - " Shubiel Weston 21 M - Caulker Mass.

1961 1897 Emeline Whitney 30 F - Housekeeper $100 Vermont Arthur E. " 10 M - do Attended school Ellen I. " 8 F - Mass. Attended school

142 137 Whitney, Alden 47 M W Farming $400 $230 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 31 F W Keeping house Ohio -----, James M. 3 M W Indiana -----, Archedama 1 F W Indiana

Alden WHITNEY 57 Self M M W VT Farmer MA VT Martha WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W OH Keeping House VA VA James WHITNEY 13 Son M S W IN Farm Laborer VT OH Archiestana WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W IN Attends School VT OH Henry WHITNEY 1 Son M S W IA VT OH

  • 1885 State, Adams, Dallas Co., IA:

SW 1/4, NE 1/4, Township 78, Range 28, Section 16 163 169 Alden Whitney 62 M mar Farmer Vermont Martha " 55 F " Ohio Madison " 17 F sgl Ind. Archadame " 15 F " " Henry A. Whitney 6 M " Dallas Co.

  • 1895 State, Dallas Co., IA, p. 77/14:

104 110 Whitney, Alden 72 M mar VT Whitney, Martha 64 F mar OH Whitney, Henry A. 16 M sgl Dallas Co., IA

157 157 Whitney, Alden Head W M Aug 1822 77 mar 20 Vermont Massachusetts New Hampshire Rents house -----, Martha Wife W F Mar 1829 71 mar 20 11ch 9liv Ohio Pennsylvania Virginia

114 114 Whitney, James Head W M Jan 1877 23 mar 8 Indiana Vermont Ohio Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Bertha Wife W F Jul 1872 27 mar 8 5ch 5liv Iowa England Ohio -----, Glenn H. Son W M Jun 1893 6 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa At school -----, Hazel Dau W F Oct 1894 5 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa -----, Elbert Son W M Mar 1896 4 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa -----, Berlin Son W M Sep 1897 2 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa -----, Mildred Dau W F Feb 1899 1 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa Cronk, Lizzie C. Srvt W F Mar 1881 19 sgl Kansas Iowa Iowa House keeper

138 141 Couch, Miltin M. Head W M Mar 1862 38 mar 11 Iowa North Carolina Indiana Farmer, Rents farm -----, Lanore Wife W F Apr 1863 37 mar 11 3ch 3liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania -----, Leona C. Dau W F Jun 1890 9 sgl Iowa Iowa Pennsylvania At school -----, Loyal A. Son W M Apr 1892 8 sgl Iowa Iowa Pennsylvania At school -----, Robert L. Son W M Dec 1893 6 sgl Iowa Iowa Pennsylvania At school Whitney, Henry Srvt W M Dec 1878 21 sgl Iowa Vermont Michigan Farm laborer

  • 1905 State, Adel, Dallas Co., IA: Alden Whitney, male, white, 83, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT, widowed, retired farmer.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990, at FamilySearch.org. Also Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  BillionGraves Index, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #17325792, Alden Whitney.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #115255389, Emeline Mary White Richardson.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

8.^  Find A Grave memorial #17325797, Mary A. Whitney.

9.^  Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, at FamilySearch.org.

10.^  Iowa County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.

11.^  Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, at FamilySearch.org.

12.^  United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933, at FamilySearch.org.

13.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

14.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

15.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

16.^  Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916, at FamilySearch.org.

17.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.

18.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.

19.^  Find A Grave memorial #17325787, Mille Whitney.

20.^  Find A Grave memorial #17325800, infant Whitney.


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