Family:Whitney, Amos Stone (1807-a1880)
He married, 8 Feb 1847, Daysville, IL, Mrs. Emmeline (Jakway) Holden. She was born 14 Sep 1817, and died 8 Aug 1884, Dixon, IL.
He was born in Henniker, NH, in 1807, where he remained until a young man, when he spent some time in traveling in Canada. In 1839 he migrated west, settling in Daysville, Ogle County, IL. He was engaged at his trade, that of coopering, at which he always worked. After his marriage he moved to Dixon, Lee County, IL, and followed his trade. In 1877 he was taken ill, and since then has been incapacitated for work. Of late years he has made his home in Minneapolis with his daughter, Mrs. Henry. He acquired a handsome property, and was always an industrious, honorable citizen; resided Daysville and Dixon, IL.
Children of Amos Stone7 and Emmeline (Jakway)(Holden) Whitney:
i. Amos Monroe8 Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1849; d. 9 Mar 1852. ii. Henry M. Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1850; d. 8 Jan 1851. iii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 30 Dec 1851; resided Dixon, IL. iv. Emma Amanda Whitney, b. 10 May 1853; m. 14 Mar 1889, John H. Henry, s.p.; resided 306 Williams St., Saint Paul, MN. v. Benjamin McNeal Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1855; m.(1) Clara Sthare; m.(2) Grerena Waldon.
15 15 Amos Whitney 41 M - Cooper $150 N.H. Emeline E. " 31 F - N.Y. Amos M. " 10/12 M - Ill. George W. Holden 14 M - N.Y. Attended school Hellen E. " 10 F - " Attended school
1061 930 Amos Whitney 53 M - Farmer $600 $250 New Hampshire Emeline " 42 F - New York Mary Jane " 8 " - Illinois Attended school Emma A. " 7 " - " Attended school Benjamin M. " 6 M - " Attended school
162 165 Whitney, Amos 63 M W Cooper $1000 $300 N.H. Male citizen over 21 Emeline 52 F W Keeping house N.Y. Mary 18 F W Ills. Emma 17 F W " Benjamin 15 M W "
Amos WHITNEY 73 Self M M W NH Cooper MA NH Emeline WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NH Mary WHITNEY 28 Dau F S W IL Dressmaking NH NY Emma WHITNEY 27 Dau F S W IL Sewing NH NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 350.