Family:Whitney, Asaph K. (1822-1865)

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Asaph K.7 Whitney (Asaph6, Jonathan5, Benjamin4, Benjamin3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Asaph6 and Bethiah (Hopkins) Whitney, was born 27 Jan 1822, and died 2 Feb 1865, Savannah, GA, in the Civil War. He was buried in Laurel Grove North Cemetery, Lot 1544, Savannah, GA.

He married Laurana Talmage, daughter of John Talmage and Olive Stanton. She was born 17 Jun 1820, Scipio, NY, and died 4 Sep 1882, Rives, Michigan. [1]

He served as a Private 1st Class in Co. A, 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, in the civil war; resided Hillsdale, MI. He enlisted 28 Dec 1863; was promoted to Full Corporal on 1 Nov 1864, and died 2 Feb 1865, Savannah, GA.

His widow Laurana Whitney applied for a pension 24 Apr 1865.

Children of Asaph K.7 and Laurana (Talmage) Whitney:

i. William8 Whitney, b. ca. 1849, NY; apparently d. bef. 1854.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1852, NY.
iii. William R. Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1854, NY; d. 18 Feb 1909, Jackson County, MI.[2]

Census

16 18 Asaph Whitney 28 M - Cooper $150 N.Y. Laura " 20 F - " Wm. " 10/12 M - " Oliver Tallmage 64 F - " Mary Whitney 7 F - " Attended school

125 Framed $120 134 Asaph Whitney 33 M - - Washington 1 - 31 Cooper 1 - - - - - - Samanea Whitney 32 F - Wife Cayuga 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - Sarah Whitney 3 F - Dau Oswego - - 1 - - - - - - - - William Whitney 1 M - Son Cayuga - - 1 - - - - - - - - Olive Tallmadge 69 F - MiL Rennslaer - 1 4m - - - - - - - - Asaph Whitney 74 M - Fath Washington - 1 31 Carpenter 1 - - - - - -

  • 1860: not found.
  • 1870, widow and children not found.

References

  • Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 Record for Asaph Whitney, Ancestry.com

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #178588674, Laurana D. Talmage Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #112376530, William R. Whitney.


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