Family:Whitney, Benjamin Nichols (1815-a1880)

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Benjamin Nichols8 Whitney (Oliver7, Joshua6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Oliver7 and Rebecca (Nichols) Whitney, was born 1815, Rochester, VT, died 27 Sep 1903, Rochester, VT (according to his gravestone), and was buried in the Bingo Cemetery (or West Branch Cemetery), Rochester VT.

He married, 21 May 1840, Hancock, VT, Levina Ruthina Lowell.[1] She was born 13 Nov 1822, and died after 1880, and was buried Bingo Cemetery (or West Branch Cemetery), Rochester VT.

He has been a farmer all his life, is a good Republican, hard worker, honest, and is respected by everybody; resided Rochester, VT.

Children of Benjamin Nichols8 and Levina Ruthina (Lowell) Whitney:

i. Martin Dunster9 Whitney, b. 25 May 1841; m. Ora A. Shultz.
ii. Varnum Bruce Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1844. He was orderly sergeant of the First Vermont Heavy Artillery, and promoted for bravery at Petersburg. Was taken prisoner at Weldon Gap and d. Florence, SC.
iii. Julius Lowell Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1847; m. Lucy Austin.
iv. Herbert Ellison Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1850; m. Mary Traffarn.
v. Alice Jane Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1856, Granville, VT; m.(1) 21 Sep 1871, Rochester VT, Hiram Bliss Morgan;[2] m.(2) 13 Jun 1905 in Westmoreland, NH, Norman George Colburn. Children of Hiram Bliss and Alice Jane (Whitney) Morgan:
a. Mary Morgan, b. Sep 1871 or 1872, Wood River, NE; d. 1957, Thomaston, ME; m. Sidney Levi Ware. Children of Mary Morgan and Sidney Ware:
1. Hazel D. Ware, b. Jun 1891; d. 8 Jul 1905.
2. Willis Morgan Ware, b. 28 Apr 1894, W. Swanzey, NH; d. 24 Oct 1957, CT.
b. Herbert Morgan, b. 21 Nov 1880, West Chesterfield, NH; d. 8 Jan 1961, Augusta, ME; m. 24 Aug 1908, Westmoreland, NH, Olive M. Lermond; buried in Thomaston Village Cemetery. Children of Herbert Morgan and Olive M. (Lermond) Morgan:
1. Paul Winthrop Morgan, b. 30 Aug 1911, West Chesterfield, NH; d. 28 May 1992, Newport Square, PA.
2. Russell Lermond Morgan, b. 15 Jun 1913, West Chesterfield, NH; d. 24 Aug 1982, Georgetown, ME.

Census

9 9 Benjamin Whitney 35 M - Farmer Vermont Levina " 25 F - " Martha " 6 M - " Barnem " 4 M - " Henry " 1 M - " Sylvanus Chamberlin 37 M - Laborer "

18 17 Benjamin Whitney 44 M - Farmer $400 $100 Vt. Lovina " 37 F - " Martin " 19 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school Varnum " 15 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school Julius " 12 M - " Attended school Herbert " 9 M - " Attended school Alice " 4 F - " Attended school

76 76 Whitney, Benjamin 53 M W Farm Laborer $500 -- Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Lovina 47 F W Keeping House " -----, Alice 13 F W " Joslyn, Lovina 75 F W $800 "

Benjamin WHITNEY 64 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer MA MA Levina WHITNEY 57 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH VT

190 192 Whitney, Martin D. Head W M May 1841 59 mar 35 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Aurilia Wife W F Oct 1844 55 mar 35 1ch 0liv Maryland New Jersey Maryland -----, Levina R. Moth W F Nov 1822 77 mar 60 5ch 3liv Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Benjamin N. Fath W M May 1815 85 mar 60 Vermont Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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