Family:Whitney, Elnathan (1791-1862)

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Elnathan6 Whitney (Elnathan5, Elnathan4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elnathan5 and Lucy (Allen) Whitney, was born 4 Apr 1791, Goffstown, NH,[1] and died 30 Jun 1862, Goffstown, NH.

He married, 16 Feb 1815, Goffstown, NH, Lydia Stickney.[2] She was born 16 Mar 1791 and died 17 Jun 1880.

He was born in Goffstown and always resided there on the farm purchased by his father. He followed agricultural pursuits until a few years before his death. He resided Goffstown, NH.

Children of Elnathan6 and Lydia (Stickney) Whitney:

i. Sylvester7 Whitney, b. 29 Feb 1816; m. Anne M. Palmer.
ii. Elvira Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1818; m. ----- -----; a dau. is Mrs. Ella McDonald, Fort Gratiot, MI.
iii. Mary Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1820; m.(1) 5 Apr 1842, Goffstown, NH, David M. Poore,[3] b. 2 Mar 1820, d. 1860; m.(2) Samuel Teel; resided Goffstown Centre, NH.
Ch.: Darwin M., b. 7 Mar 1843; m. Carrie F. Hadley; resided 85 Blodget St., Manchester; Charles B., b. 19 Feb 1845; m. Mary J. Gatley: Frank H., b. 4 May 1847; d. 16 Jan 1866; David M., b. 8 Jul 1849; m. Viola B. Worthen; resided Goffstown Centre.
iv. Elnathan Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1822; m. Sylena F. Henry.
v. Lydia Maria Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1824; m. 29 or 30 Jan 1850, Goffstown, NH, Joseph G. Young;[4] resided Chemung, IL. He was b. 13 Aug 1821. He is an engineer and machinist.
Ch.: Eva J., b. 18 Mar 1851; m. 1876, ----- Reid; resided C.: Herbert E., b. Oct 1853; m. 1880; d. 1892; wid. resided Capron, IL; M. Homer, b. 1858; d. 1864.
vi. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1826; "Elisabeth S." m. 6 Dec 1860, Goffstown, NH, John G. Roberts;[5] resided Goffstown Centre, NH.
vii. Lucy E. Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1834; m. 12 Apr 1855, Goffstown, NH, Charles Spencer;[6] resided Goffstown Centre, NH.

Census

136 146 Elnathan Whitney 59 M - Farmer $5000 N.H. Lydia " 59 F - " Lucy E. " 16 F - " Attended school Charles Spencer 25 M - Laborer Vt. Frank Poor 3 M - N.H.

997 1060 Elnathan Whitney Jr. 38 M - Farmer $1290 N.H. Sirena F. " 32 F - " Mary F. " 4 F - " 1061 Elnathan Whitney 69 M - " $10000 $7280 " Lydia " 69 F - " Sarah E. " 33 F - "

76 76 Whitney, Elnathan 48 M W Farmer $3500 $100 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Silena F. 43 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Mary F. 14 F W At home N.H. Attended school -----, Earnest 9 M W N.H. Attended school -----, Lydia 79 F W Without $1000 $2500 N.H.

Elnathan WHITNEY 58 Self M M W NH Farmer NH NH Sylena F. WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W NH Keeping House MA VT Mary F. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W NH Teacher NH NH George E. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NH At Home NH NH Lydia WHITNEY 89 Moth F W W NH At Home NH NH

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "Elnathan Whitney & Lydia Stickney, m. 16 Feb 1815, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "Mary Whitney & David M. Poor, m. 5 Apr 1842, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "L. Maria Whitney & Joseph G. Young, m. 30 Jan 1850, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Elisabeth S. Whitney (b. 1826, d. of E. Whitney & L. Hickney) & John G. Roberts, m. 6 Dec 1860, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH;" also "Elizabeth S. Whitney (b. 1826, Goffstown, NH, d. of E. Whitney & L. Hickney) & John G. Roberts, m. 6 Dec 1860, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

6.^  "Lucy E. Whitney (b. 1834) & Charles Spencer, m. 12 Apr 1855, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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