Family:Whitney, Jesse (1794-1849)

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Jesse7 Whitney (Joel6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Joel6 and Lydia (Willard) Whitney, was born 8 Nov 1794, Fitzwilliam, NH,[1] and died 4 Jul 1849, OH, of typhoid fever.

He married 12 May 1825, Hamilton, Butler Co., OH, Martha Flowers.[2] She died before 5 Sep 1849, Hancock Co., OH [sic: she was living at the 1850 and 1860 censuses], or 13 Jun 1869, Lucas Co., OH.

With his brother Joel he went to Ohio, where he married and followed agricultural pursuits. He amassed quite a fortune. Resided in Ohio.

Children of Jesse7 and Martha (Flowers) Whitney:

i. Willard W.8 Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1826, Champaign Co., OH; poss. m. 29 Mar 1855, Wood Co., OH, Nancy Wickham.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1828; deduced from 1830 and 1840 censuses; possibly the same as Lydia Whitney who m. 16 Sep 1847, Hancock Co., OH, Ira Fuller
iii. Jesse Whitney, b. ca. 1830, OH; living 1850; no further record found.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. say 1832; deduced from 1840 census; not in family in 1850; possibly the same as Ephraim Whitney, farmer, aged 18, born in OH, who died 1849-1850 in Hancock Co., OH, of typhoid fever.
v. Martha Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1833, OH; d. 20 Nov 1872; m. 20 Mar 1851, Hancock Co., OH, John Osenbaugh.
vi. Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1836, OH; living 1850; no further record found.
vii. Joel Whitney, b. ca. 1839, OH; living 1860; no further record found.
viii. Amanda Whitney, b. ca. 1841, OH; m. 1 Aug 1861, Hancock Co., OH, Henry Mohr.
ix. Harriet E. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, OH; m. 12 May 1859, Hancock Co., OH, William Johns.
x. Hannah Whitney, b. ca. 1847, OH; d. after 1860; m. ca. 1870, Hancock Co., OH, Daniel A. Richards.
xi. John Whitney, b. ca. 1849, OH; not in family in 1860.

Census

Name County, State Year Sex Birth Age Month Cause Occupation Whitney, Ephraim Hancock Co., OH 1850 M OH 18 NG Typhoid Fvr Farmer Whitney, Jesse Hancock Co., OH 1850 M NH 54 NG Typhoid Fvr Farmer

2 2 Martha Whitney 43 F - $4500 Ohio Illiterate Willard 24 M - Farmer Ohio Jesse 20 M - Ohio Martha 16 F - Ohio Attended school Elizabeth 14 F - Ohio Attended school Joel 11 M - Ohio Attended school Amanda 9 F - Ohio Attended school Harriet E. 7 F - Ohio Attended school Hannah 3 F - Ohio John 1 M - Ohio

1174 1140 Martha Whitney 53 F - Weaver $1000 $75 O. Illiterate Amanda 19 F - " Hannah 14 F - " Attended school

260 260 Wm. Whitney 34 M - Farmer $100 Ohio Nancy " 26 F - " George W. " 3 M - " Lydia A. " 1 F - Ind. Joel Whitney 21 M - Ohio

Apparently "Wm." was the same as "Willard".

  • 1860, Jesse not found.
  • 1870, Martha, Jesse, and Joel not found.
  • 1880, Martha, Jesse, and Joel not found.

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  Ohio Marriage Records, 1789-1850.


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