Family:Whitney, Hiram (1835-1866)

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Hiram7 Whitney (Jonathan6, Jonathan5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Jonathan6 and Miranda (Marvin) Whitney, was born 23 Jul 1835, or 24 Jul 1809, Richland County, OH, and died 22 Sep 1866, Sciola, IA, aged 57 years 1 month 29 days. He is buried in Memorial Cemetery, Montgomery Co., IA.[1]

He married Elizabeth Elda Rice. She was born 11 Oct 1840, and died 1 or 4 Mar 1864, aged 23 years 4 months 22 days. She is buried in Memorial Cemetery, Montgomery Co., IA.[2]

He and his wife are buried in adjacent graves in the same lot.

He resided KS, and Sciola, IA.

Children of Hiram7 and Elizabeth Elda (Rice) Whitney:

i. Joseph Jackson8 Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1858; d. 17 Mar 1858.
ii. Mary Miranda Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1860, Bourbon Co., KS; m. 9 Jan 1878, William V. Gordon; resided 720 7th St., Peoria, IL. He was b. 12 Apr 1846, is a farmer and groceryman.
Ch.: Scott Irving, b. 13 Sep 1878; Elda May, b. 21 May 1880; Mary Alta, b. 13 Jan 1882; Maud, b. 11 Jun 1884.
iii. Sisey Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1864; d. 15 Jan 1864.

Census

16 17 Whitney, James 37 M W Farmer $6600 $2650 Ohio Male citizen over 21 " Mary 38 F W Keeping House Ohio " Francis M. 9 M W At School Iowa Attended school " Elvira 6 F W At School Iowa Attended school " James 3 M W At Home Iowa " Mary M. 10 F W At School Kansas Attended school Gerbondy, Walter 12 M W At School Ills. Attended school Snyder, Levi 37 M W Carpenter $100 Iowa Male citizen over 21

This was his daughter Mary living with his brother James.

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #87052131, Hiram Whitney. The difference in his birth year is unexplained. Perhaps "57 years" is an error for "31 years", since 5 and 3 are similar, as are 7 and 1.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #87052067, Elizabeth E. Whitney.


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