Family:Whitney, Horace (1805-1888)

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Horace6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Olive (Cady) Whitney, was born 4 Oct 1805, CT, and died 6 Mar 1888, Sunbury, OH. He was buried in Sunbury Memorial Park, Sunbury, OH.[1]

He married firstly, Nancy Edwards, daughter of Eli and Hannah (Wisley) Edwards. She was born 1795, Pownal, VT, and died about 1838.

He married secondly, 19 Aug 1838, Delaware Co., OH, Eliza Swallow. She was born about 1815, Luzerne Co., PA, and died 1909, Sunbury, OH.

He was a farmer, and resided Trenton, Delaware Co., OH.

Children of Horace6 and Nancy (Edwards) Whitney:

i. (son)7 Whitney, b. 1820-1830; known from 1830 census; not in family in 1840.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1820-1830; known from 1830 census; not in family in 1840.
iii. Samantha Whitney, b. ca. 1826, OH; m. 2 Apr 1850, Delaware Co., OH, Abner G. Ross.
iv. Hannah Jane Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1830, OH; d. 2 Dec 1867, Westboro, OH; m. 22 Jul 1849, Delaware Co., OH, John Thornhill.
v. Harriett Whitney, b. ca. 1832, OH.
vi. Ellen Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1835, OH; d. 28 Apr 1922, Delaware Co., OH; bur. Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware Co., OH; m. 22 Nov 1855, Delaware Co., OH, William Ross.
vii. Betsey Whitney, b. ca. 1836 or ca. 1833, OH; d. 4 Aug 1864, Grundy Center, IA.
viii. Nancy Whitney, b. ca. 1838, OH; m. after 1860, Ascott Thomas. She appears in the 1870 census with brother David in Florence, Stephenson Co., IL. This is reinforced by David's naming of a son Ascott Whitney.

Children of Horace6 and Eliza (Swallow) Whitney:

ix. Allen E. Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1841, OH; m.(1) Pruella Roberts; m.(2) Elizabeth Burnside.
x. Robert Wilson Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1844, Trenton, OH; m. Louise Angeline DeGood.
xi. David Whitney, b. ca. 1846, OH; m. Louellen Rooney Clayton.
xii. William Lafayette Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1850, OH; d. 8 Jan 1886, Sunbury, OH; unmarried.
xiii. Effa D. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, OH; not found in 1870.
xiv. Abby S. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, OH; not found in 1870.
xv. Jane Whitney, b. ca. 1854, OH; d. 13 Sep 1885.
xvi. Amasa Leland Whitney, b. 8 May 1858, Trenton, OH; m. Jane Linnie Chase.

Census

786 787 Horace Whitney 45 M - Farmer Ct. Eliza " 35 F - Pa. Samantha " 24 F - O. Attended school Hannah " 22 F - O. Attended school Harriett " 18 F - O. Attended school Nelly " 16 F - O. Attended school Betsey " 14 F - O. Attended school Nancy " 12 F - O. Attended school Allen " 9 M - O. Attended school Wilson " 7 M - O. Attended school David " 4 M - O. Attended school William " 11/12 M - O. Myron Jones 14 M - O. Attended school

405 411 Horace Whitney 56 M - Farmer $7000 $1000 Conn. Eliza 42 F - Pa. Elizabeth 27 " - O. Nancy 21 " - " Allen 19 M - " " Attended school Robert W. 17 " - " " Attended school David 14 " - " Attended school Lafayette 11 " - " Attended school Jane 6 F - " Attended school Amasa L. 3 M - " Effa D. 7 F - " Attended school Abbie S. 7 " - " Attended school

13 12 Whitney, Horace 64 M W Farmer $10149 $800 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -------, Eliza 54 F W Keeping house Pennsylvania -------, Lafayette 19 M W Farmer Ohio Attended school -------, Jane 16 F W At home Ohio Attended school -------, Amasa L. 13 M W At home Ohio Attended school Ross, Abbie 18 F W Domestic Servant Ohio Attended school

193 194 Whitney, Harris W M 76 mar Farming Conn. Conn. Conn. Eliza W F 63 Wife mar Keeps house Penn. Penn. Penn. Lafayett W M 29 Son sgl Farmer Ohio Conn. Penn. Jennie W F 23 Dau sgl Keeps house Ohio Conn. Penn. Amasa W M 21 Son sgl Farmer Ohio Conn. Penn.

Whitney, Amasa L. Head W M May 1839 41 mar 15 Ohio Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Linn Wife W F Jun 1864 35 mar 15 1ch 1liv Ohio Maine Ohio -----, Oral Dau W F Apr 1886 14 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio Whitney, Eliza Moth W F Sep 1813 86 wid [ ] Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Boarder

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #49880069, Horace Whitney.


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