Family:Whitney, Job (1805-a1875)

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Job6 Whitney (Samuel6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel6 and Hannah (Carpenter) Whitney, was born 16 Jun 1805, Romulus, NY, and died after Mar 1875 and before 1880.

He married, 31 Jan 1832, Knowlesville, in Ridgeway, NY, Caroline Porter, daughter of Asa and Hannah (Hall) Porter. She was born 5 Oct 1808, Franklin County, NY, and died 26 Feb 1848, Wyoming, MI.

He married secondly, 11 May 1848, Courtland, MI, Catherine Mary Kellogg, of Sheffield, MA, daughter of "Donney" and Aura (Curtis) Kellogg. She was born 2 Dec 1808, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . He lived in Knowlesville and Shelby, N.Y., from 1827 to 1847; and then moved to Wyoming, Mich. . . . . They were living in Byron, Mich., in March 1875. He was supervisor of Wyoming in 1860 and 1863."

Children of Job6 and Caroline (Porter) Whitney, all born Knowlesville, in Ridgeway, NY:

i. William Porter Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1832; m. 19 Apr 1853, Grand Rapids, MI, Jane Temperance Withey, daughter of Alanson Bradley and Eunice (Haskins) Withey, and granddaughter of Micah and Sally (Hazleton) Haskins; b. 2 Mar 1832, Almond, NY; a farmer. They were living at Fisher, MI, in 1873. They dwelt at Wyoming, MI, for ten years; at Paris, one year; and then moved, in 1864, to Byron, MI, where they were living, without children, in Mar 1875. He has been justice of the peace, and has been supervisor of the town of Byron since 1867.
ii. Clarissa Adelia Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1842; m. 31 Aug 1867, Grand Rapids, MI, John W. Sullivan.
iii. James Gillespie Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1844; was living with his father, at Byron, MI, in 1873.

Job6 and Caroline (Porter) Whitney had no children.

Census

1156 1156 Job Whitney 45 M - Far. $900 N.Y. Catharine " 41 F - Mass. William " 17 M - N.Y. Adelia " 9 F - " James " 5 M - "

206 163 Job Whitney 54 M - Farmer $4500 $400 New York Catherine M. " 50 F - Massachusetts Adelia C. " 19 F - School Teacher New York James B. " 15 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school

230 228 Whitney, Jobe 65 M W Farmer $8000 $1000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 62 F W At Home Massachusetts -----, Adelia 29 F W New York -----, James 25 M W New York Male citizen over 21 -----, John 24 M W Wisconsin Male citizen over 21 -----, Edwin 2 M W Michigan 231 229 Whitney, William 35 M W Farmer $2000 $300 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 35 F W At Home New York

Catharine WHITNEY 72 Self F W W NY Keep House --- MA James B. WHITNEY 34 Son M S W NY NY NY

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