Family:Whitney, Israel R. (c1819-a1885)

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Israel R. Whitney, parentage unknown (but both b. NY), was born about 1819, OH, and died after 1885.

He married about 1849, Melissa -----. She was born Sep 1825, KY, and died after 1900.

He seems to be a brother of Daniel Russel Whitney, who lived near him in MI and IA, and whose marriage he witnessed.

Children of Israel R. Whitney and Melissa (-----) Whitney:

i. Sarah Lenora Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1858, IA; d. Nov 1940, Carbon Co., MT; m. 4 Dec 1876, Marshall Co., IA, Joseph Clinton Bonawitz.[1]
ii. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1865, Marshall Co., IA; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.
iii. Francis Whitney, b. ca. 1866, Marshall Co., IA; d. aft. 1885, then unmarried.

Census

1341 1341 Israel R. Whitney 30 M - Farmer $200 Ohio Melissa " 24 F - Ky.

550 515 J. R. Whitney 39 M - Carpenter $450 $315 Ohio Melissa Whitney 33 F - Kentucky Lenora Whitney 2 F - Iowa

31 30 Whitney, Israel 50 M W Stone Mason $1850 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Melissa 43 F W Keeping house Kentucky -----, Lenora 12 F W Attending school Iowa Attended school -----, Charles 5 M W At home " -----, Francis 4 M W " "

1880 U.S. Census, Union, Madison County, Iowa, T9-0353, p. 67B: Israel R. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W OH Farmer MA NY Melissa WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W KY Keeping House MA KY Charles WHITNEY 15 Son M S W IA Farming OH KY Francis WHITNEY 14 Son M S W IA Farming OH KY

40 40 Israel Whitney 81 40 29 Pt. NE SE 65 M - m Farmer New York Mellisa Whitney " 58 F - m Keeping House Kentucky Charles Whitney " 21 M - s Laborer [M]arshall Co. Francis Whitney " 18 M - s Laborer [M]arshall Co.

336 336 Bonawitz, Jos. Head W M Aug 1856 43 mar 22 Illinois Pennsylvania Illinois Teamster, Rents house -----, Lenora Wife W F Apr 1859 41 mar 22 9ch 9liv Iowa Vermont Michigan -----, Bertha Dau W F Nov 1881 18 sgl Iowa Illinois Iowa Servant house -----, Albert Son W M Mar 1884 16 sgl Iowa Illinois Iowa At school -----, Mellie Dau W F Mar 1886 14 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa At school -----, Mable Dau W F Oct 1887 12 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa At school -----, George Son W M Nov 1889 10 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa At school -----, Stella Dau W F Dec 1893 6 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa -----, Eddie Son W M Feb 1896 4 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa -----, Joseph Son W M Jul 1898 1 sgl Nebraska Illinois Iowa Whitney, Melissa MiL W F Sep 1825 74 wid 3ch 3liv Michigan Massachusetts New Jersey -----, Charles BiL W M Oct 1865 34 sgl Iowa Vermont Michigan Laborer day

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.


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