Family:Whitney, Andrew Sheldon (1804-1882)

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Andrew Sheldon Whitney, parentage unknown, was born 1 Sep 1804, New Milford, CT, and died 28 Oct 1882.

In some records he appears as "Anderson", not "Andrew".

He married, about 1850-1851, Mary Ann Clark, parentage unknown. She may be that Mary A. Clark, age 18, in the family of William D. and Martha (-----) Clark, 1850, Pittsfield, MA. She was born 2 Sep 1831, Adams, MA, or NY, and died 28 Nov 1884, KS. She is buried in Marysville City Cemetery, Marysville, KS.

Children of Andrew Sheldon and Mary Ann (Clark) Whitney:

i. George A. Whitney, b. ca. 1850, CT; d. after 1880.
ii. Charles B. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, CT; d. after 1875.
iii. John A. Whitney, b. ca. 1855, VT; d. 17 Apr 1862, Tewksbury, MA, aged 8 years, of epilepsy.[1]
iv. Earl Dwight Whitney, b. ca. 1858, CT; d. 7 Jul 1908, State Hospital, Tewksbury, MA, aged 50 years, of catarrhal dysentery; stone mason, unmarried.[2]
v. Frank E. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, MA; d. after 1870. Listed as Henry, b. 25 Mar 1860, Adams, MA,[3] in the 1860 census.
vi. Mary Fidelia Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1862, Darien, CT; d. 3 Apr 1936, North Adams, MA; m. 2 Jan 1883, Marysville, KS, Paul Strange.
vii. Herman G. Whitney, b. Jan 1864, CT; m. Mary L. Wells.
viii. Stella H. Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1867 (twin), IA; d. after 1880.
ix. Starr K. Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1867 (twin), IA; d. after 1880.
x. Julietta Ingram Whitney, b. 9 May 1873, KS; m. 5 Mar 1890, North Adams, MA, William Fountain,[4] b. ca. 1867, North Adams, MA, son of Jonas and Jenny (-----) Fountain.

Census

421 457 R. G. Raymond 39 M - Shoemaker $400 Ct. Sally M. " 38 F - N.H. Arza " 13 M - Ct. Attended school Julia N. " 11 F - " Attended school Cyrus " 7 M - " Attended school Sarah A. " 3 F - " Daniel Luther 30 M - Shoemaker N.H. John Salva 32 M - " " Shelden Whitney 34 M - " Ct.

19 12 Sheldon Whitney 45 M - Shoe Maker - $50 Ct. Mary A. " 28 F - Mass. Geo " 10 M - Ct. Chas. " 7 M - " John " 5 M - Vt. Dwight " 2 M - Ct. Henry " 2/12 M - Mass.

1 1 A. S. Witney 56 M W Mechanic Connecticut Attended school, Male citizen over 21 M. A. Witney 38 F W Mass. Attended school G. A. Witney 20 M W Ver. C. B. Witney 17 M W Con. E. D. Witney 13 M W Con. F. E. Witney 10 M W Mass. M. A. Witney 8 F W Conn. H. E. Witney 6 M W Conn. S. Witney 3 M W Iowa S. Witney 3 M W Iowa

  • 1875 State Census, City of Marysville, Marshall Co., KS, p. 48:

375 A. S. Whitney 60 M - Stone mason $1000 $400 Ct. Nebraska Mary A. Whitney 48 F - New York " 376 G. A. Whitney 25 M - School Teacher $400 Vt. " C. B. " 21 " - Ct. " Earl D. " 17 " - Ct. " At school Frank E. " 15 " - Mass. " At school Mary F. " 13 F - Ct. " At school Herman G. " 11 M - " " At school Stella H. " 7 F - Iowa " At school Starr " 7 M - " " At school Julietta " 2 F - Kan. Kan.

A. S. WHITNEY 75 Self M M W CT Stone Mason CT NY George A. WHITNEY 30 Son M S W VT School Teacher CT NY

Mary A WHITNEY 48 Self F M W NY Retired Dressmaker NY NY Dwight WHITNEY 23 Son M S W CT Stone Mason CT NY Mary WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W CT Keeping House CT NY Herman WHITNEY 16 Son M S W CT Works In Brickyard CT NY Estella WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W IA CT NY Star WHITNEY 12 Son M S W IA CT NY Julietta WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W KS CT NY

  • 1880, Frank not found. There is a possibility in Pella, Boulder Co., CO.
  • 1880, Charles not found. There is a possibility in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., IL.
  • 1900, none of the children found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 157, page 226.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/95 (death), page 185.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 32.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 406, page 53.


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