Family:Whitney, Jacob N. (1842-1921)

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Jacob N. Whitney (John Franklin, James), was born Feb 1842, NY, and died 1921.

He married firstly, 10 Sep 1863, Sangamon County, IL, Jennia A. Burton. She was born about 1845, IL, and died after 1870.

He married secondly, about 1883, Sarah S. Brundrett, daughter of Thomas and Hannah Brundrett. She was born Jul 1862, CT, and died after 1920.

Civil War he was part of the F1 Illinois Cavalry and I73 Illinois Infantry.

1870 Census has him in Lee, Platte, Missouri.

J. N. Whitney, 28, male, white, born New York
Jennia A., 25, female, white, born Illinois

1880 Census has him in Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota

Jacob N. Whitney, white, male, 38, Farmer, born New York, father New York, mother Vermont
Levi J. Smith, white, male, 34, Boarder, Farm Labourer, born Iowa, father Ohio, mother Ohio

1885 Minnesota State Census

Mooresville, Crow Wing, Minnesota
J. N. Whitney 40, male, white, born New York
Sarah Whitney 22, female, white, born Conn
Annie Whitney 0, female, white, born Minn
Jno. F. Whitney 70, male, white, born Vermont

1890 Veteran's schedule he is in Mooresville, Crow Wing, Minnesota with the post office address of Fort Ripley

Jacob N. Whitney, private F7 Ill Cav 1 Jan 1862 14 Jul 1863 1yr 6mo 14ds

1900 Census Township 43, Crow Wing, Minnesota

Jacob N. Whitney, head, white, male, Feb 1842, 58, married, age at 1st marriage 17, born New York, father Vermont, mother Vermont, farmer
Sarah S., wife, white, female, July 1862, 37, married, age at 1st marriage 17, children born 6, living 5, born Connecticut, father England, mother England, House Keeping
Hannah, daughter, white, female, Nov 1884, 15, single, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Mary J., daughter, white, female, Feb. 1886, 14, single, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Joseph B., son, white, male, March 1888, 12, single, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Malindia, daughter, white, female, April 1890, 10, single, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Sarah E., daughter, white, female, Oct 1899, 7/12, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Hannah Brundrett, mother in law, white, female, Jan 1822, 78, widow, children born 2, living 2, born England, father England, mother England, housekeeper
Henry Brundrett, brother in law, white, male, Jan 1867, 33, born Kansas, father England, mother England farmer

In the 1905 Minnesota State Census Fort Ripley, Crow Wing, Minnesota

Jacob N. Whitney, male, 63, white, born NY, father Vermont, mother Vermont, how long a resident of this state 32 yrs 5mo, how long a resident of this enumeration district 24 yrs
Sarah S. Whitney, female, 44, white, born Conneticut, father England, mother England, state resident 34 yrs 8 mo, district resident 24 yrs
Mary J. Whitney, female, 19, white, born Minn , father NY, mother Conneticut
Sarah E. Whitney, female, 5, white, born Minn , ...
William H. Whitney, male, 3, white, born Minn , ...

1920 Census Brainerd Ward 5, Crow Wing, Minnesota

Jacob N. Whitney, head, male, white, 77, married, born New York, father Vermont, mother Vermont, Labourer retired
Sarah S., wife, female, white, 55, married, born Connecticut, father England, mother England
William, son, male, white, 19, single, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut, labourer
Rosella Barker, granddaughter, female, white, 6, single, born Minnesota, father Minnesota, mother Minnesota
Charles Eggart, son in law, male, white, 34, married, born Iowa, father Germany, mother Iowa
Melinda Eggart, daughter, female, white, 29, married, born Minnesota, father New York, mother Connecticut
Joseph Benett (??), grandson, male, white, 14, single, born Minnesota, father Minnesota, mother Minnesota

In 1891 he finished the paperwork etc. for the Homestead that his father started. In the paperwork he is listed as doing this for the Heirs of John F. Whitney as one of the Heirs of John F. Whitney. It says that John F. Whitney was on the land from Feb 1885 until his death in May 1888 and Jacob had been cultivating and residing upon the land since that time. Jacob is said to be 49 years old with the post office address of Ft. Ripley, Crow Wing Co., MN. He was born in New York. His family consists of a wife and 4 children.

Children of Jacob N. and Sarah S. (Brundrett) Whitney:

i. Hannah Whitney, b. Nov 1884, MN.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. Feb 1886, MN.
iii. Joseph B. Whitney, b. Mar 1888, MN.
iv. Malinda Whitney, b. Apr 1890, MN.
v. Sarah E. Whitney, b. Oct 1899, MN.
vi. William Whitney, b. ca. 1901, MN.

Census

169 167 Whitney, J. N. 28 M W Section Boss R.R. New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Jennie A. 25 F W Keeping House Illinois

Jacob N. WHITNEY 38 Self M W W NY Farmer NY VT Levi J. SMITH 36 Oth M S W IA Farm Laborer OH OH

XXX XXX Whitney, Jacob N. Head W M Feb 1842 58 mar 20 New York Vermont Vermont Farmer -----, Sarah S. Wife W F Jul 1862 37 mar 20 6ch 5liv Connecticut England England House Keeping -----, Hannah Dau W F Nov 1884 15 sgl Minnesota New York Connecticut -----, Mary J. Dau W F Feb 1886 14 sgl Minnesota New York Connecticut -----, Joseph B. Son W M Mar 1888 12 sgl Minnesota New York Connecticut -----, Malindia Dau W F Apr 1890 10 sgl Minnesota New York Connecticut -----, Sarah E. Dau W F Oct 1899 7m sgl Minnesota New York Connecticut Brundrett, Hannah MiL W F Jan 1822 78 wid 2ch 2liv England England England Housekeeper -----, Henry BiL W M Jan 1867 33 sgl Kansas England England Farmer

References

  • Census
  • Land files

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