Family:Whitney, David (1803-1881)

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David Whitney, parentage unknown, was born 15 Mar 1803, Lincoln Co., NC, and died 22 Dec 1881, Hope, AR, aged 78 years 9 months 11 days.[1]

He married say 30 Oct 1825, Lincoln County, NC, Elizabeth Gant [2]. She was born 28 Nov 1803, NC, and died 29 Oct 1877, Hope, AR.

They are buried in Hanegan Robinson Cemetery, Hope, AR.

Children of David and Elizabeth (Gant) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1832, NC, m. Bennett.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1833, NC.
iii. Caroline Whitney, b. ca. 1834, GA, m. Daniel Sinclair.
iv. John D. Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1834, NC; d. 28 Jan 1863, aged 29 years 9 months 3 days; bur. Hanegan Robinson Cemetery, Hope, AR.
v. Henry R. Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1836, TN; m. 11 Nov 1855, Hempstead County, AR, Hester Ann Rogers Floyd
vi. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1840.
vii. Martha A. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, TN, m. 16 Dec 1868, Hempstead County, AR, James Addison Jones.
viii. John Whitney, b. ca. 1856, AR. -Perhaps a grandson.

Census

766 766 David Whitney 56 M - Farmer 600 N.C. Illiterate - age should be 46, not 56 Elizabeth " 52 F - N.C. Illiterate Elizabeth " 22 F - N.C. Illiterate Sarah " 20 F - N.C. Roan " 19 M - N.C. John " 15 M - Ind. [sic] John " 15 M - Ind. [sic] Henry " 13 M - Tenn. Mary " 10 F - " Martha " 7 F - "

232 232 Daniel Whitney 57 M - Farmer N.C. Elizabeth " 56 F - " Elizabeth " Jr. 28 F - " Caroline " 24 F - Ga. Martha " 15 F - Tenn. Attended school John Frank 4 M - Ark.

609 609 Anderson Roberson 70 M M Farmer 1250 50 VA Ratail Robinson 50 F B AR M J Scott 15 F B AR Isaac Scott 20 M B Works on farm AR David Whitney 67 M W Farmer 1500 300 NC Elizabeth " 66 F W " John A " 14 M W AR

D. WHITNEY 78 Self M W W NC Farmer NC NC

References

  • Census records

1.^  findagrave.com.

2.^  New England Brewer Family Tree.


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