Family:Whitney, Charles (1812-1900)

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Charles7 Whitney (Henry6, John5, Abraham4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Henry6, was born 23 Sep 1812, Wilton, CT, and died 23 Sep 1900, Fairfield, OH, aged 88 years.[1] He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, OH.[2]

He married, 18 Nov 1840, East Townsend, OH, Roxana Malvina Palmer, daughter of Lory and Elizabeth (Mott) Palmer. She was born 12 Nov 1816, Oriskany, NY, and died 1906, Norwalk, OH. She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, OH.[3]

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a black-smith and farmer . . . . He left his father's house in 1831; lived in Milan, Ohio, for about eight years; and then moved to East Townsend, Ohio, where they were living in 1873, having been members of the Baptist Church for a third of a century."

Children of Charles7 and Roxana Malvina (Palmer) Whitney, all born East Townsend, OH:

i. Palmer8 Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1841; d. 17 Apr 1862, Evansville, IN, where he was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. He enlisted in May 1861, for three years, in Company A, 29th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; left Norwalk, OH, 6 Jun 1861, for Camp Chase, near Columbus, OH; and in August, went with his regiment to Cheat Mountain, VA, where they were encamped till November. They were then removed to Kentucky, remaining for a time at Camps Wickliffe and Jenkins; and joined the army of Grant, in time to take part in the battle of Pittsburgh Landing, where his right arm was shot away near the shoulder, 7 Apr 1862. After amputation, he was sent, by steamer, to Evansville, IN, where he died.
ii. Ann Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1843; d. 21 Sep 1845, East Townsend, OH, and was buried in Norwalk Township, OH.
iii. Calvin Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1846; m.(1) Marian Dean; m.(2)
iv. John Lory Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1848; m. Clara Bell Borden.
v. Richard Burt Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1853; d. after 1900; a dealer in lumber; m. ca. 1880, Mariam B. -----, b. Mar 1852, IN, d. after 1900; was living at Worthington, IN, in 1873, and Indianapolis, IN, in 1900.
vi. Idalia Louisa Whitney, b. 5 May 1856; d. after 1900; m. ca. 1886, Dr. Ephraim Smedley; was living in the family of her brother Calvin, in Norwalk, OH, attending the High School, in 1873; resided Fairfield, Huron Co., OH, in 1900.


863 882 Charles Whitney 37 M - Farmer $900 Conn. Roxana " 33 F - N.Y. Palmer " 8 M - Ohio Attended school Calvin " 3 M - " John " 1 M - "

1039 1040 Charles Whitney 47 M - Farmer $1350 $450 Connecticut Roxana " 43 F - N. York Palmer " 18 M - Farm Laborer Ohio Attended school Calvin " 14 M - " Attended school John " 11 M - " Attended school Burt " 6 M - " Attended school Idalia " 4 F - "

155 155 Whitney, Charles 58 M W Farmer $3600 $631 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Roxy A. 54 F W Keeping House N. York -----, Burt 16 M W Ohio Attended school -----, Idalia 14 F W Ohio Attended school

329 313 Whitney, Calvin 24 M W Lumber Dealer $500 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Marion 23 F W Keeping house Ohio -----, Ida 14 F W Ohio -----, Marion 10/12 F W Ohio Born in Aug Hart, Emma 18 F W Ohio

Daughter Ida is living with her brother Calvin.

Charles WHITNEY 67 Self M M W CT Farmer CT CT Roxana WHITNEY 63 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA NY

Calvin WHITNEY 33 Self M M W OH Manufacturer NY NY Mary WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY NY Marine D. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W OH OH OH Truba L. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W OH OH OH Ella BAIRD 20 Oth F S W OH Domestic Servants IRE IRE Michael KELLY 14 Oth M S W OH Domestic Servants IRE IRE Ida WHITNEY 24 Sis F S W OH None CT NY

Daughter Ida is living with her brother Calvin.

132 133 Smedley, Ephraim Head W M Oct 1857 42 mar 14 New York New York Ohio Doctor, owns free house -----, Idalia Wife W F May 1856 44 mar 14 2ch 2liv Ohio Connecticut New York -----, Roxey Dau W F Nov 1886 13 sgl Ohio New York Ohio At School -----, Karl Son W M Feb 1895 5 sgl Ohio New York Ohio Whitney, Charles FiL W M Sep 1812 87 mar 61 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Rosania Mil W F Nov 1816 83 mar 61 3ch 2liv New York New York New York Foard Jay Brdr W M Feb 1882 18 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio Teamster

Actually, she had 6 children (not 3), of whom 3 were living (not 2).


1.^  Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997, at

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #75948267, Charles Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #75948261, Roxanna Palmer Whitney.

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