Family:Whitney, Egbert Travis (1812-a1910)

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Egbert Travis Whitney, parentage unknown, was born Oct 1812, NY, and died after 1910.

He married about 1838, Cairo, Greene Co., NY, Mary Curtis, daughter of Isaac and Betsey (-----) Curtis. She was born about 1814, and died 1901.

They lived in Middletown and Shandaken, NY, then Victoria and Copley, IL. Apparently Egbert went alone to Illinois before 1855, leaving his wife and daughters living with her father, Isaac Curtis, and family.

Children of Egbert Travis and Mary (Curtis) Whitney:

i. Mortimer Wilson Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1839, Midlothian, NY; m. Phebe Ellen Byram.
ii. Wilfred Herbert Whitney, b. ca. 1841; d. after 1860 (when he is called "Wilbur").
iii. Theodore F. Whitney, b. Oct 1843; d. 17 Aug 1864, Andersonville Prison, GA. Company G, 89th Infantry Regiment Illinois, Civil War. His mother was pensioned based on his service.
iv. Grace Adelaide Whitney, b. Aug 1845, Ulster Co., NY; d. after 1930; m. 12 Aug 1896, Knox Co., IL, Samuel Leander Shannon, Jr.
v. Albert Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1848, Shandaken, NY (gravestone indicates 5 Apr 1848); d. 12 Mar 1850, Shandaken, NY; bur. Highmount Cemetery, Shandaken, NY.
vi. Jenette Caroline Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1851, Shandaken, NY; d. 6 Feb 1918, Victoria, IL, aged 66 years; unmarried.

Census

315 320 Egbert T. Whitney 38 M - Farmer $300 New York Mary " 35 F - " Mortimer " 10 M - " Attended school Wilfred " 9 M - " Attended school Theodore F. " 7 M - " Attended school Grace A. " 5 F - "

32 Wood $50 6 Jaesan Mulennett 35 M - - Dalaware 1 - 25 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Margrit Mulennett 34 F - Wife Ulster 1 - 34 - - - - - - - - James Mulinitt 2 M - Son Ulster - - 2 - - - - - - - - Landneth Mulinitt 1/2 M - Son Ulster - - 1/2 - - - - - - - - Easten Mulinitt 63 F - Moth Longiland - 1 30 - - - - - - - - Welperd Whitney 14 M - Labr Ulster - - 14 - - - - - - - -

168 Framed $250 173 Isaac Curtis 72 M - - Ct. 1 - 45 Clockmaker 1 - - - - 1 - Betsey Curtis 62 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 50 - - - - - - - - Norman Curtis 23 M - Chld Greene - - 23 Seman 1 - - - - - - Adaline Curtis 21 F - " " - - 21 - - - - - - - - Caroline Stall 27 F - " " 1 - 26 - - - - - - - - Carra Stall 2 F - Chld " - - 2 - - - - - - - - Willis Stall 1 M - " Ct. - - 1 - - - - - - - - Mary Whitney 40 F - " Greene - - 21 - - - - - - - - Adalade Whitney 9 F - " Ulster - - 9 - - - - - - - - Jennett Whitney 3 F - " " - - 3 - - - - - - - -

260 260 Egbert Whitney 48 M - Taylor 400 300 N.Y. Mary " 45 F - " Adelaide " 14 F - " Attended school Genette " 8 F - " Attended school

265 265 Geo. Marshall 44 M - Farmer 1500 500 Ohio Judith " 34 F - Vir. Sophia " 15 F - Mo. Attended school Chas. " 3 M - Ill. Ephelbert " 2 M - " Nathaniel " 8/12 M - " Wilbur Whitney 19 M - " laborer N.Y. Attended school Belinda Johnson 30 F - Vir.

This is his son Wilfred.

183 169 Whitney, Egbert T. 57 M W Tailor $700 $300 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 50 F W Keeps house Do -----, G. Adalaide 24 F W At home Do -----, Nettie 18 F W Do Do

Egbert T. WHITNEY 67 Self M M W NY Tailor NY NY Mary WHITNEY 65 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT MA Nettie C. WHITNEY 28 Dau F S W NY Teacher NY NY Grace A. WHITNEY 34 Dau F S W NY Servant NY NY

Clarrissa WILSON 80 Self F W W CT Keeps House CT CT C. FILES 37 Oth F S W NY Servant NY NY Adda WHITNEY 34 Oth F S W NY Servant NY NY Netta WHITNEY 28 Oth F S W NY School Teacher NY NY

Duplicate enumeration of Grace and Janette.

Whitney, Egbert T. Head W M mar -----, Mary Wife W F mar -----, Jennette C. Dau W F sgl

  • 1910, Copley, Knox Co., IL: Egbert T. Whitney, age 97, daughter Jennette.

Notes

Both his parents were born in NY.

References

1.^  Illinois Marriage Records.


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