Family:Whitney, Eben Jennings (1806-a1880)

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Eben Jennings7 Whitney (Thomas6, Peter5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Thomas6 and Mary Taina (Jennings) Whitney, was born 6 Dec 1806, Barnstead, VT.

He married, 25 Nov 1830, Norwich or Hartford, VT, Sarah H. Boardman,[1] daughter of Dr. Nathaniel and Philomela (-----) Boardman. She was born 15 Jul 1806, and died 4 Dec 1876.

He was a farmer and mechanic; resided at West Hartford, VT, until 1837, when they removed to Brown, Knox County, OH, and later to Danube; resided Danube, OH. He was postmaster of West Hartford, VT, in 1835 and 1836.

Children of Eben Jennings7 and Sarah (Boardman) Whitney:

i. Edward Eli8 Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1832, VT; m. Lettia Jane Parrish.
ii. Charlotte Virginia Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1835, VT; d. before 1850.
iii. Victoria Philomela Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1839, OH; m. 9 Feb 1860, Mount Vernon, OH, John Robinson, b. 24 Dec 1836. He was a farmer; resided Danville, OH, d. 11 Aug 1870.
iv. Gurdon Boardman Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1839, OH; m. Ann Ilgenfreiz.
v. Lucy Emily Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1842, OH; m. William Rutledge Bailey.
vi. Dudley Chase Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1846, OH; d. 1936; m. 13 Feb 1873, Knox Co., OH, Maria F. Trimble, b. ca. 1854, OH; resided Danube, OH; buried Workman Cemetery, Knox Co., OH.
vii. Martha Lucilla Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1848, OH; "Caroline" in 1850 and 1860 censuses, "Luella" in 1870.
viii. Florence Helera Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1851, OH; m. 14 Feb 1900, Danville, OH, Enoch Trimble.

Census

3057 3125 Ebenezar J. Whitney 40 M - Farmer $2200 Vt. Sarah A. " 40 F - do Edward E. " 17 M - do do Attended school Gerdon B. " } 11 M - Ohio Attended school Victoria " } 11 F - do Lucy E. " 7 F - do Dudley C. " 4 M - do Caroline " 1 F - do

93 93 Ebnezer Whitney 52 M - Farmer $4500 $1000 Vermont Sarah 52 F - Vermont Edward 27 M - Teacher " Emily 17 F - Domestic O. Attended school Dudly C. 14 M - " Attended school Caroline 11 F - " Attended school Florence 9 " - " Attended school

183 171 Whitney, E. 62 M W Farmer $6000 $1000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 62 F W Vermont -----, Dudley 23 M W Farm Laborer Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Luella 21 F W Ohio Whitney, Florence 18 F W Ohio Attended school

E. J. WHITNEY 72 Self M W W VT Farmer CT CT Florence WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W OH House Keeper VT VT

D. C. WHITNEY 32 Self M M W OH Farmer VT VT Maria WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W OH House Keeper MD MD

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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