Family:Whitney, John (1788-1844)

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John6 Whitney (William5, Richard4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of William5 and Sarah (Bundy) Whitney, was born 29 Jan 1788, Lee, MA, and died 11 Feb 1844, Auburn, OH. He was buried in Newbury, OH.

He married firstly, 4 Oct 1814, Henderson, NY, Olive Mason, daughter of Jeremiah and Phebe (Luther) Mason. She died in Auburn, OH.

He married secondly, 8 Jul 1841, Chardon, OH, Hephzibah Ober, daughter of Zachariah and Abigail (Hardy) Ober. She was born 28 Mar 1803, Hollis, NH, and died 23 Mar 1869, Burton, OH. She married secondly, 12 Apr 1847, Geauga Co., OH, Elijah Hayes.

Phoenix says the following:[1]

John Whitney, b. in Lee, Mass., 29 Jan. 1788; a farmer; settled near Woodville, in Ellisburgh, N. Y.; married, 4 Oct 1814, at Henderson, N. Y., Olive Mason, dau. of Jeremiah and Phebe (Luther) Mason, of Ellisburgh They moved from Ellisburgh, 4 Oct 1834, in company with Orrin Polley, Oliver Scott, and their families, and finally settled in Auburn, Ohio, where she died. He married (2d), 8 July 1841, at Chardon, Ohio, Hephzibah Ober, who was born in Hollis, N. H., 28 March 1803, dau. of Zachariah and Abigail (Hardy) Ober, of Hollis. He died, 11 Feb. 1844, in Auburn, Ohio, and was buried in Newbury, Ohio. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. His widow married a second husband about 1847, and moved to Burton, Ohio, where she died, 23 March 1869.

Children of John6 and Olive (Mason) Whitney:

i. Atwell Salisbury7 Whitney, b. 13 Aug. 1814, Ellisburgh, NY; d. Mar 1816, Ellisburgh, NY, and was buried there.
ii. Eliza Ann Whitney, b. 2 May 1817, Ellisburgh, NY; d. after 1874; m. 26 May 1834, Ellisburgh, NY, Nathan Chamberlain.
iii. Phebe Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1821, Ellisburgh, NY; d. after 1874; m. 4 Apr 1839, Chardon, OH, Cornelius Stafford.
iv. Luther Thomas Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1824 (twin), Ellisburgh, NY; m. 8 Jul 1850, Burnett, WI, Susan Romelia Wright.
v. Lydia Mason Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1824 (twin), Ellisburgh, NY; d. after 1874; m. 23 Oct 1844, Chardon, OH, Alanson Moffatt.
vi. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1826, Ellisburgh, NY; d. 25 Jun 1826, Ellisburgh, NY, and was buried there.
vii. Harriet Electa Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1829, Ellisburgh, NY; d. after 1874; m. 17 Mar 1852, Claridon, OH, Josiah Smith Cook.
viii. George William Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1831, Ellisburgh, NY; m. Elizabeth Betty.

Children of John6 and Hephzibah (Ober) Whitney:

ix. Clarissa Polly Whitney, b. 28 Mar 1842, Auburn, OH; d. after 1874; m. 28 Aug 1867, Burton, OH, Edwin Roff Guilford; res. Damascus, CA.
x. John Bowen Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1844, Auburn, OH; d. after 1874; m. 30 Jun 1868, Claridon, OH, Martha Almeda Douglass; res. Claridon, OH.

Census

180 191 Elijah Hayes 54 M - Farmer $1200 Mass. Hepsibah Hayes 47 F - N.H. Arvilla Hayes 12 F - O. Attended school Benj. Bowen 12 M - O. Attended school Mary F. Bowen 10 F - O. Attended school Clarissa B. Whitney 8 F - O. Attended school John B. Whitney 6 M - O. Attended school Warren S. Hayes 4 M - O.

36 40 Nathaniel Mastick 42 M - Farmer $2000 Vt. Louisa Mastick 36 F - O. Warren Mastick 14 M - O. Attended school Heman Mastick 11 M - O. Attended school Byron Mastick 7 M - O. Attended school Horton Mastick 5 M - O. Attended school E. Mastick 2 F - O. Electa Whitney 20 F - O. Lydia Mastick 73 F - Mass.

1860 1761 Elijah Hayes 63 M - Farmer $3000 $453 Mass. Hepsabeth 55 F - N.H. Benjamin W. Bowen 22 M - C. S. Teacher $100 O. Clara Whitney 18 F - " Attended school John B. 16 M - " Attended school Warren T. Hayes 14 M - " Attended school

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