Family:Whitney, Elias (1822-a1880)
He married firstly, 19 Jun 1850, Ulysses, PA, Laurette Short, daughter of Asa and Betsey (Burrell) Short. She was born about 1822, PA, and died 17 May 1875, Middlebury, PA.
He married secondly, before 1880, Anna M. -----. She was born about 1852, PA, and died after 1880.
They resided Chatham, PA.
Phoenix says the following:
- Elias Whitney, b. at Tyrone, N.Y., 1 Sept. 1822; a farmer; married at Ulysses, Penn., 19 June 1850, by Elder Bartlett, to Laurette Short, dau. of Asa and Betsey (Burrell) Short. They settled in Chatham, Penn.; and he was living there in Aug. 1876. She died at Middlebury, Penn., 17 May 1875."
Children of Elias7 and Laurette (Short) Whitney:
i. Floyd8 Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1853, Chatham, PA; m. Ida Vandora Cheeseman. ii. Victor Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1856, Chatham, PA; m. Lenna West.
102 103 Elias Whitney 26 M - Farmer $300 N.Y. Illiterate Laurietta Whitney 21 F - Pa. Illiterate
1289 1303 Elias Whitney 34 M - Farmer $1200 $600 Pa. Lauretta " 38 F - " Floyd " 6 M - " Attended school Victor " 3 M - "
244 251 Whitney, Delos 46 M W Farmer $2000 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lauraette 42 F W Keeps House Penna. -----, Floydd 17 M W " -----, Pectar 14 M W " Attended school
Edius WHITNEY 53 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Anna M. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W PA K. House NY NY Jeremiah WHITNEY 1 Son M S W PA At Home NY PA Loren WHITNEY 19 Neph M S W PA At Home PA --- Lydia A. CEZRAN 11 SDau F S W NY At Home PA NY
- 1900, Elias and Anna not found.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 853 and p. 1738.