Family:Whitney, Freeman Pembroke (1833-1919)

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Freeman Pembroke7 Whitney (Thaddeus6, Enos5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Thaddeus6 and Thirza (Washburn) Whitney, was born 25 Jul 1833, Gibson, PA, and died 1 Feb 1919, Jermyn, Lackawanna Co., PA.

He married, 26 Sep 1855, Ararat, PA, Sarah Hine, daughter of Willis and Esther (Perkins) Hine. She was born 14 Nov 1833, Gibson, PA, and died 7 Jan 1899, Gibson, PA.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They settled in Gibson; moved to Jackson, Penn., in Ap. 1858, and to New Milford, in the same county, in Ap. 1860; and, in Ap. 1866, returned to Gibson, bought his father's homestead, and were living there in March 1874. He enlisted at New Milford, Penn., 15 Sept. 1862, in Co. B, 17th Reg., Penn. Vol. Cavalry; was made corporal, 6 Sept. 1864; was captured by Mosby's men, in the Shenandoah Valley, 29 Sept. 1864; was a prisoner at Salisbury, N.C., till 27 Feb. 1865, when he was paroled, and taken to Annapolis, Md., where he was discharged, 17 June 1865. His regiment was in fifty-seven engagements; but owing to sickness and captivity, his own list was somewhat less, including, however, the following: Chancellorsville, 30 Ap. to 2 May 1863; Beverly Ford, 9 June; Aldie, 16 June; Upperville, 21 June; Goose Creek, 22 June; Gettysburgh, 1 July; Williamsport, 6 July; Funktown, 7 July; Beaver Creek, 8 July; Boonsborough, 9 July; Falling Waters, 14 July; Rappahannock Station, 12 Oct.; Mine Run, 29 Nov. to 1 Dec.; Todd's Tavern, 7 and 8 May 1864; Yellow Tavern, 11 May; Meadow Bridge, 12 May; Hanovertown, 27 May; Hawes' Shop, 28 May; Old Church, 30 May; Cold Harbor, 31 May and 1 June; Trevillian Station, 11 and 12 June; White House, 21 June; Jones' Bridge, 23 June; Darbytown, 28 July; White Post, 11 Aug.; Cedarville, 15 Aug.; Berryville, 22 Aug.; Leetown, 28 Aug.; Smithfield, 29 Aug.; and Winchester, 19 Sept. 1864. He did not visit home from his enlistment till his discharge."

Children of Freeman Pembroke7 and Sarah (Hine) Whitney:

i. Berta Eliza8 Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1856, Gibson, PA; d. 19 Jun 1862, New Milford, PA, where she was buried.
ii. Harriet Maria Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1861, New Milford, PA; m. 18 Mar 1885, Charles R. Truesdell.
iii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1867, Gibson, PA; d. 14 Jul 1937; m. 15 Sep 1886, Binghamton, NY, Charles Royal Potter.
iv. Hayden Stuart Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1869, Gibson, PA; d. Jul 1918, Gibson, PA; m. 12 Oct 1892, Gibson, PA, Emogene Holmes.
v. Harvey Thaddeus Whitney, b. 14 Nov 1871, Gibson, PA; d. 15 Mar 1911, Gibson, PA; m. 25 Sep 1891, Binghamton, NY, Lena Eva Manzer.

Census

551 544 Freeman Whitney 26 M - Farmer $1500 $355 Pena. Sarah " 26 F - " Bustey E. " 3 F - "

188 184 Whitney, F. P. 37 M W Farmer $2500 $800 Penna. Male citizen over 21 Henrietta 37 F " Keeping house " Harriet 8 " " " Attended school Whitney, Mary 3 F W Penna. Hayden 1 M " " Thirsa 69 F " $2500 -- " Sarah 37 " " " Ward, Emily 17 " B Domestic Servant " Belcher, Clarence 16 M W Farm Laborer "

F. P. WHITNEY 46 Self M M W PA Farmer CT PA Sarah WHITNEY 46 Wife F M W PA Keeping House CT CT Harriet WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W PA At Home PA PA Mary L. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W PA At School PA PA Hayden WHITNEY 11 Son M S W PA At School PA PA Harvy WHITNEY 8 Son M S W PA PA PA

146 151 Whitney, Freeman P. Head W M Jul 1833 66 mar 45 Pennsylvania Connecticut Pennsylvania Owns free farm " Henry T. Son W M Nov 1871 28 mar 5 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farmer " Lena DiL W F Feb 1875 25 mar 5 2ch 2liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Lou GDau W F Jul 1896 3 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Gordon S. SSon W M Jun 1899 11m sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Hines, Claud A. Srvt W F Nov 1882 17 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farm Laborer

48 49 Whitney, Hayden S. Head W M Apr 1869 31 mar 8 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farmer, Rents farm " Emogene Wife W F Aug 1869 30 mar 8 3ch 3liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Gladys N. Dau W F Dec 1892 7 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Howard H. Son W M Aug 1895 4 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Hilah M. Dau W F Feb 1900 0 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania 50 Holmes, Saml R. Head W M Apr 1836 64 mar 40 Pennsylvania New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm " Melissa Wife W F Sep 1839 60 mar 40 4ch 4liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania

  • 1910, Gibson, Susquehanna Co., PA:

69 82 Whitney, Harvey Head M W 38 m14 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Lena Wife F W 35 m14 3ch 3lv Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania None -----, Lou Dau F W 13 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Gordon Son M W 10 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Maragarette Dau F W 7 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Freeman Fath M W 76 wid Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None

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