Family:Whitney, John (1750-1818)

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John5 Whitney (Samuel4, Joshua3, David2, Samuel1), was born 23 Mar 1750, NC, and died 20 Mar 1818, Allen Co., KY.

He married, about 1774, Ann Merritt, daughter of Thomas Merritt. She was born 6 Dec 1758, died 12 Feb 1835, Allen Co., KY.

He resided Halifax Co., NC, 1772-1780, and is first found in South Carolina in 1789.

In 1790 he was living in Pendleton County, SC.

Pg72 Oct 23, 1820 ... I, RICHARD HALLUM of Pendleton district in the state of South carolina for ... $250 ... paid by JEREMIAH WHITNEY, JOHN WHITNEY , SAMUEL WHITNEY, THOMAS WHITNEY, LOANMIE WHITNEY, URIAH WHITNEY, THOMPSON C. BERRY , & CATHERINE his wife late CATHERINE WHITNEY, a part of the children & heirs of JOHN WHITNEY late of Allen County ... Kentucky dec'd.... sell ... to the before named children & heirs all right, title... equity which I in right of my wife ELIZABETH HALLUM late ELIZABETH WHITNEY one of the children .... of said JOHN WHITNEY dec'd....Test: JONATHAN (x) BRIDGES, ANDERSON GILLS Signed: RICHd HALLUM ....recorded December 21, 1820[1]

Children of John5 and Ann (Merritt) Whitney:

i. Jeremiah6 Whitney, b. 13 Oct 1775, NC, m. Mary Gibson.
ii. Elisabeth Whitney, b. 22 Jun 1777, m. Richard Hallum, resided 1820, Pendleton District, SC.
iii. Katherine / Catron Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1779, d. 10 Jun 1852, KY. She m. 24 Oct 1816, Thompson C. Berry, son of George and Sarah Berry. He was b. 22 Feb 1787, d. 26 Aug 1851, KY.
iv. John Whitney, b. 30 Dec 1780, m. Martha Fenny.
v. Samuel Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1782, m. Rhody D. Tinsley.
vi. Thomas Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1786, m. Kitturah Pruitt.
vii. Loammi Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1790, m. Jane Bush.
viii. Agness Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1792, m.(1) 17 Jun 1811, Daniel Stark. She m.(2) John Martin. Children:
a. Samuel W. Stark, b. ca. 1829, d. Jun 1853, Allen Co. KY.
b. Jemima Martin, b. James E. Whitney, b. 1825, Barren Co., KY (see her children under his page).
ix. Uriah Whitney, b. Oct 1794, SC, m. (1) Elizabeth Holder, m. (perhaps) Eliza Jane McGuire, m. (perhaps) Kitty A. McGuire, m. Barthena P. Sanders.
x. Cynthia Whitney, b. ca. 1800, m. 4 Apr 1821, Walter Bush. He was b. 1792, d. 1834. Children:
a. Kitty Bush, b. ca. 1827, KY.
b. Walter Bush, b. ca. 1829, KY.
c. Elizabeth Bush, b. ca. 1831, KY.
d. Hezekiah Bush, b. ca. 1833, KY.

Census

  • 1790, Pendleton Co., SC: John Whitney, 1 males over 16, 4 males under 16, 4 females, 4 slaves.
  • 1800, Pendleton Co., SC: John Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 10-16, 2 males under 10, 1 female over 45, 2 females 16-26, 1 female 10-16, 2 females under 10, 8 slaves.
  • 1810, Glasgow, Barren Co., KY: John Whitney, 1 male over 45, 4 males 16-26, 1 male 10-16, 1 female over 45, 2 females 16-26, 1 female 10-16, 1 female under 10, 11 slaves.
  • 1820, Scottsville, Allen Co., KY: Ann Whitney, 2 males 16-26, 1 female over 45, 1 female 16-26, 6 people in agriculture (apparently marked in the column typically designating foreigners not naturalized), 4 male slaves under 14, 2 male slaves 14-26, 2 male slaves 25-45.
  • 1850, Division 1, Barren Co., KY: Cynthia Bush

References

  • Avant, p. 253.
  • Avant, p. 294.

1. ^  ALLEN CO, KY, DEED BOOK C 1820-1825, Transcribed & Abstracted by Sharon Tabor


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