Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1828-1894)

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Benjamin6 Whitney (Levi6, Benjamin5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Levi6 and Parmelia (Chase) Whitney, was born 29 May 1828, Mexico, NY, and died 15 May 1894.

He married, 27 Mar 1851, Louisa Goiman. She was born about 1835, Canada, and died after 1880.

He was a soldier of the war of 1861, was living, it is said, at Lake Zurich, IL, in Apr 1875.

Children of Benjamin6 and Louisa (Goiman) Whitney:

i. Daniel B.7 Whitney, b. ca. 1851, IL; m. Eliza A. -----.
ii. William Whitney, b. ca. 1856, IA; d. after 1860.
iii. Julius Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1858 (twin), Waterloo, IA; m. Martha [?Fuller or McMahan?].
iv. Julia Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1858 (twin), Waterloo, IA; d. after 1860.
v. Albert Whitney, b. ca. 1864, MN; d. after 1880.
vi. Harriet Whitney, b. ca. 1868, MN; d. after 1880.

Census

53 53 Levi Whitney 62 M - Farmer $2000 Vt. Pamelia " 55 F - N.Y. Harlow " 33 M - Do $400 " Benjamin " 22 M - Do $400 " Attended school Joseph " 17 M - Do " Attended school Calfurna " 14 F - " Attended school

35 31 Benjamin Whitney 32 M - Farmer $100 $40 New York Louisa Whitney 25 F - Canada Daniel Whitney 9 M - Illinois Attended school Wm. Whitney 4 M - Iowa Julius Whitney 3 M - do Julia Whitney 3 F - do Caroline Crapeau 52 F - Massachusetts Seward Crapeau 3 M - Iowa

107 107 Whitney, Benj. 46 M W Work in Saw Mill $200 Illinois Mother foreign born, Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Louise 37 F W Keeping house Canada Parents foreign born -----, Daniel 15 M W Farm Lab. Illinois Mother foreign born, Illiterate -----, Julius 13 M W Iowa Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Albert 6 M W Minnesota Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Hattie 2 F W " Mother foreign born

Benj. F. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Laborer NY NY Louisa WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W CAN Housekeeper CAN CAN Albert WHITNEY 15 Son M S W MN In School NY CAN Harriet WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MN In School NY CAN

References

  • Census records.

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