Family:Whitney, Benjamin F. (c1805-1859)

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Benjamin F. Whitney (Samuel), son of Samuel and Cynthia (Powers) Whitney, was born about 1805, and died 17 Nov 1859, Hiram, OH.

He married, 17 Apr 1828, Mantua, OH, Maria Kemball Edwards, daughter of Rufus and Letitia (Windsor) Edwards. She was born 4 Jul 1808, Mantua, OH, and died 27 Jan 1884, Weir, KS.

Children of Benjamin F. and Maria Kemball (Edwards) Whitney:

i. Cynthia Edwards Whitney, b. ca. 1829, Mantua, OH; m. 15 Aug 1846, Scott Co., IA, John Mills.
ii. Eliza Whitney, b. 1831, Mantua, OH; m. 25 Oct 1848, Henry Co., IL, John Humphrey.
iii. Emeline Whitney, b. 1833, Mantua, OH; m. 24 Feb 1850, Henry Co., IL, William R. Cramer.
iv. Anson Benjamin Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1834, Mantua, OH; m.(1) Lavina D. Cramer; m.(2) Mary A. (Martindale) Caldwell.
v. Joseph Gilbert Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1835, Lewiston, IL; m. Matilda Morris.
vi. Irwin Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1838, Henry Co., IL; m. Charlotte C. Downey.
vii. William Jasper Whitney, b. 1842, Henry Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1863; bur. Little Rock National Cemetery, Little Rock, AR;[1] served as Private, Co. G, 112th Illinois Infantry.
viii. Horace Lorenzo Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1845, Henry Co., IL; m. Ellen E. Cramer.
ix. Helen Whitney, b. 1846, Henry Co., IL; d. bef. 1850.
x. Henry Baun Whitney, b. about 1848, Henry Co., IL; m. Mary Burbank.
xi. Mary Elva Whitney, b. 1849, Henry Co., IL; m. Robert Harrison Scranton.
xii. Julia Aney Whitney, b. 1852, Clover, Henry Co., IL; d. aft. 1930; m. 3 Dec 1868, Henderson Co., IL, William L. Brewer.
xiii. Helen Florence Whitney, b. 13 May 1854, Henry Co., IL; d. 1914, Kansas City, MO; m. 1 Jan 1872, IL, J. B. Nixon; m.(2) William Lyman Carr.

Census

318 318 Benjn. Whitney 45 M - $500 N.Y. Maria " 42 F - Ohio Benjn. " 16 M - " Joseph " 13 M - " Irwin " 11 M - Ills. Jasper " 8 M - " Lorenzo " 5 M - " Henry " 2 M - " Mary " 1 F - "

Benj. Whitney, aged 54, male, married, b. New York, d. Nov, Farmer, of Consumption, for 1095 days.

2885 2770 M. K. Whitney 50 M - Under farmer 1000 250 Ohio Jasper " 18 M - Farm Laborer Ills. Loranzo " 15 M - " Attended school Henry " 12 M - " Attended school Mary " 11 F - " Attended school Julia " 8 F - " Helen Whitney 6 F - " Attended school

155 170 Whitney, Maria 61 F W Keeps house $4000 $520 O. -----, Helen 16 F W At school Ill. Attended school Ring, Goodman 18 M W Farm laborer Sweden Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Helen 16 F W Dom. Servt. " Parents foreign born, Attended school

Maria K. WHITNEY 71 Self F W W OH Keeps House CT ME Helen CARR 24 Dau F S W IL Helps Keep House CT OH Clara N. NINXON 7 GDau F S W KS IL IL

References

  • Census records.

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