Family:Whitney, Darius F. (c1807-1864)

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Darius7 F. Whitney (Abraham6, Richard5, Israel4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Abraham6 and Betsey (Wellman) Whitney, was born circa 1807, VT, and died 26 Aug 1864, Fairfax Seminary Hospital, Alexandria, VA.[1] He is buried in Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA.[2]

He married circa 1832, NY, Loanna Cook, daughter of Amsey and ------ (------) Cook. She was born 9 Nov 1815, Chemung Co., NY, and died 19 Feb 1903, Laingsburg, MI.[3]

Darius enlisted in Co. I, 27th Michigan Infantry, Dec 1863, and died of Typhoid Fever in Alexandria, VA.

Note: There are conflicting records regarding his date of death; 26 Aug 1864 and 11 Oct 1864. The later may be the date of re-internment at Alexandria National Cemetery.

Children of Darius7 F. and Loanna (Cook) Whitney:

i. Maria8 Whitney, b. ca. 1833, NY.
ii. George M. Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1840, Steuben Co., NY; m. Charlotte Wilber.
iii. Calvin M. Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1842, PA; m.(1) Cynthia Huyck, m.(2) Mary E. Esty.
iv. Elizabeth L. Whitney, b. Mar 1845, Steuben Co., NY; d. 6 Nov 1925, Detroit, MI; m. 29 Dec 1865, St. Johns, MI, Roswell H. Wetherby.
v. Juliaette Whitney, b. ca. 1847, Steuben Co., NY; d. 7 Mar 1897, Laingsburg, MI; m. Palmer H. Wilber, Co. I, 27th Michigan Infantry.

Census

14 15 Darius Whitney 43 M - Farmer $1000 Vermont 4 attended school Loanna Whitney 34 F - N.Y. Maria Whitney 17 F - N.Y. George Whitney 11 M - N.Y. Calvin Whitney 9 M - Pa. Elizabeth Whitney 6 F - N.Y. Juliaette Whitney 4 F - N.Y.

96 Frame $250 101 Darius Whitney 47 M - - Vermont 1 - 35 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Loana Whitney 38 F - Wife Chemung 1 - 24 - - - - - - - - George Whitney 15 M - Chld Steuben - - 15 Farmer - - - - - - - Calvin M. Whitney 13 M - Chld Penn. - - 12 - - - - - - - - Elizabeth Whitney 10 F - Chld Steuben - - 10 - - - - - - - - Juliaett Whitney 8 F - Chld Steuben - - 8 - - - - - - - -

777 763 Darius Whitney 53 M - Farmer $2500 $1000 Vt. Louisa Whitney 43 F - H. Keeper N.Y. George Whitney 20 M - F. Laborer Do Alvin Whitney 18 M - Do Do Elizabeth Whitney 15 F - Domestic Do Julia Whitney 13 F - Do

98 98 Wilber, Palmer 26 M W Keeping hotel $1700 Michigan Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Leanna 54 F W At home New York ...

Roswell WETHERBY 45 Self M M W N Y Nursery Man VT NOT KNOWN Elizabeth WETHERBY 34 Wife F M W N Y House Keeping VT N Y Lulu WETHERBY 5 Dau F S W MI N Y N Y Loanna WHITNEY 63 Moth F W W N Y CT CT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, compiled 1861ā€“1865. ARC ID: 656639. Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780'sā€“1917. Record Group 94. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #83787164, Pvt. Darius F. Whitney.

3.^  The Library of Michigan; Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920; Rolls: 1-302; Archive Barcode/Item Number: 30000008531166; Roll Number: 62; Certificate Number: 5.


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