Family:Whitney, Andrew Jackson (1836-1923)

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Andrew Jackson8 Whitney (Russel7, James6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Russel7 and Angeline (Rogers) Whitney, was born 7 Mar 1836, Nottawa, MI, and died 15 Jun 1923, Geneseo, IL.

He married, 8 Sep 1859, Adrian, MI, Mary Jane Monaghan, daughter of John and Lucy (Kemp) Monaghan. She was born 2 Jun 1833, Suffolk County, England, and died 25 Dec 1898, Geneseo, IL.

He was a police constable. They dwelt at Brooklyn, MI, till 10 Apr 1862; then moved to Geneseo, IL, and were living there in Mar 1875. He enlisted at Geneseo, 29 Sep 1864, in Company B, 9th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry, and served till after the close of the war, having been, for the last nine months, commissary-sergeant of his company. He took part in the two days fight with Hood, following him to Eastport, TN.

See his pension application.

Children of Andrew Jackson8 and Mary Jane (Monaghan) Whitney:

i. Ida Helen9 Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1860; m. 30 July 1890, Henry Co., IL, William G. Kay.
ii. Lucy Rosamond Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1862; m. 14 Apr 1885, Henry Co., IL, Lewis N. Higgins.

Census

401 403 John Munaghan 56 M - Farmer $6000 $1300 Ireland Mary " 26 F - England Married in year John " 24 M - Farm laborer do Daniel " 21 M - Michigan Robert " 16 M - do Jackson Whitney 24 M - do Married in year Albert O. " 7 M - do Robert Shird 22 M - Mason Ireland

Albert O. Whitney is unidentified.

599 597 Whitney, A. Jackson 40 M W Street sprinkler $850 $350 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 36 F W Keeps house Eng. Parents foreign born -----, Ida 9 F W Ill. Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Lucy 7 F W " Mother foreign born, Attended school

Andrew J. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W NY Constable NY NY Mary WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Ida WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W MI At Home NY ENG Albert MONAGHAM 27 SSon M S W MI OH ENG Clarence MONAGHAM 3 GSon M S W IL MI IL Lucy WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W IL At Home NY ENG

  • 1900, Geneseo, Henry Co., IL
  • 1910, Atkinson, Henry Co., IL
  • 1920, Geneseo, Henry Co., IL

References


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