Family:Whitney, Amos (1814-1880)

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Amos7 Whitney (Ephraim6, Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ephraim6 and Keziah (Moffatt) Whitney, was born about 1814, ME, and died before 1880.

He married firstly, about 1834, Matilda Wright. She was born about 1810, MD, and died beofer 1864.

He married secondly, 22 May 1864, Daviess Co., IN, Nancy W. (-----) Lee. She was born about 1825 KY. She had children William A., Margaret A., and Christopher C. Lee by her first husband, of whom nothing is known.

Children of Amos and Matilda (Wright) Whitney:

i. Tabitha8 Whitney, b. ca. 1835, OH; d. 7 Apr 1873, Martin Co., IN; m. John Hitchcock.
ii. Joseph Whitney, b. ca. 1837, OH; d. after 1860.
iii. Barbara J. Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1839, or ca. 1841, OH; d. 25 Sep 1865, Humphries, Sullivan Co., MO; m. 19 Aug 1858, Daviess Co., IN, Joseph Hamilton Cawood (as his first wife).
iv. Benjamin Whitney, b. Oct 1840 or ca. 1843, OH; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.
v. James Whitney, b. Mar 1843 or ca. 1845, OH; d. aft. 1900; m. ca. 1889, Elizabeth -----, b. May 1846, IN.
vi. Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1847, OH; d. after 1860.
vii. Mary Ellen Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1848 or ca. 1849, OH; d. 13 Feb 1920; m. 7 Feb 1867, Sullivan Co., MO, Joseph Hamilton Cawood (as his second wife).
viii. Martha Leah Whitney, b. ca. 1852, OH; d. 12 May 1928, Oklahoma City, Canadian Co., OK; m. 8 Dec 1867, Lindley, Sullivan Co., MO, Marion Columbus Stanberry.

Census

2497 2527 Amas Whitney 36 M - Farmer $1200 Massachusetts Matilda " 40 F - Ohio Tabitha " 15 F - " Attended school Joseph " 13 M - " Attended school Barbara J. " 9 F - " Attended school Benjamin " 7 M - " Attended school James " 5 M - " Attended school Elizabeth " 3 F - " Mary E. " 1 F - "

944 940 Amos Whitney 48 M - Farmer $3000 $2000 Maine Metilda " 50 F - Ohio Illiterate Joseph " 22 M - do Benjamin " 19 M - do James " 17 M - do Attended school Elizabeth " 15 F - do Mary " 11 F - do Attended school Martha " 8 F - do Attended school

190 191 Whitney, Amos 56 M W Farmer $500 $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy W. 45 F W Keeping house Kentucky -----, Benjamin 27 M W Farming Ohio Cannot write, Male citizen over 21 Lee, Margaret A. 14 F W House keeping Indiana -----, William A. 16 M W Indiana -----, Christopher C. 11 M W Indiana Attended school Smith, Edward A. 25 M W Farming Pennsylvania Male citizen over 21

  • 1870, son Joseph not found. There is a candidate in Black Hawk, Grundy Co., IA.
  • 1870, son James not found. There is a candidate in Nebraska, Page Co., IA.
  • 1880, Garden, Cherokee Co., KS:

Nancy W. WHITNEY 54 Self F W W KY Keeping House KY KY Wm. A. WHITNEY 26 Son M S W IN Farming IN KY

166 169 Whitney, James Head W M Mar 1843 57 mar 11 Ohio Maine Ohio Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Elizabeth Wife W F May 1846 54 mar 11 0ch 0liv Indiana Kentucky Kentucky -----, Benjiman Brot W M Oct 1840 59 sgl Ohio Maine Ohio

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