Family:Whitney, John (1804-1879)

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John6 Whitney (Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Cornelius5 and Elizabeth (May) Whitney, was born 2 Jan 1804, Granville, NY, and died 2 Nov 1879, Altlantic, IA, aged 75 years of old age.[1]

He married firstly, 4 Mar 1827, Nancy Huntington. She was born 31 May 1801, and died 21 Oct 1834.

He married secondly, 14 Jan 1835, Caroline M. Herbert. She was born 9 May 1813, Herkimer Co., NY, and died 2 Sep 1858.

He married thirdly, 19 May 1860, Cass Co., IA, Mrs. Louisa M. (-----) Page. She was born about 1810, NY, and died before 1870, IA, s.p.

He married fourthly, 15 Nov 1871, Mrs. Elizabeth (-----) Moran. She was born 15 Dec 1811, and died IA, s.p.

John Whitney was born in Washington [County], NY. He was a farmer during his life and died in Cass County, IA, where he had resided a number of years, and was also one of its pioneers. His wife's name was Nancy Huntington, a native of New York, who died in Oswego County, that state. He resided Oswego County, NY, and Atlantic, IA.

Children of John6 and Nancy (Huntington) Whitney:

i. Frederick F. Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1828; d. 18 Sep 1828.
ii. Noel Byron Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1829; d. 9 Feb 1833.
iii. Franklin Huntington Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1832; m. Elinor Graham.
iv. Ruth Malary Whitney, b. 17 Apr 1834; d. 11 Sep 1834.

Children of John6 and Caroline M. (Herbert) Whitney:

v. Celia Ann Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1836, Oswego Co., NY; d. 20 Mar 1865.
vi. Albert Peck Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1839, Oswego Co., NY; d. 6 Aug 1859.
vii. John Adam Clark Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1841, Oswego Co., NY; is a farmer; unmarried; resided Neola, Iowa.
viii. George Henry Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1844, Oswego Co., NY; m. Nov 1874, Hattie Craig; b. 1838; d. 16 Mar 1883. He resided Neola, IA. His is deputy sovereign for the Woodmen of the World.
ix. Nancy Caroline Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1846; d. 29 Aug 1847.
x. Casper Cole Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1849, Oswego Co., NY; m. Theresa -----.
xi. Luther Day Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1851, Oswego Co., NY; m. Lettie A. Irons.
xii. Alice Josephine7 Whitney, b. 12 Jul 1855; m. 15 Sep 1875, Henry Shank; resided Des Moines, IA. He was b. 2 Feb 1847; is an undertaker. Children:
a. Lulue Maude Shank, b. 3 Aug 1876.
b. Henry Clayton Shank, b. 27 Mar 1878; d. 27 Mar 1878.

Census

69 70 John Whitney 46 M - Farmer $450 Vt. Caroline M. 38 F - N.Y. Franklin 18 M - Farmer N.Y. Attended school Celia Ann 13 F - " Attended school Albert P. 11 M - " Attended school John A. C. 9 M - " Attended school George H. 6 M - " Caspar C. 1 M - "

230 Logs $50 246 John Whitney 51 M - - Washington 1 - 15 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Caroline M. Whitney 42 F - Wife Herkimer 1 - 15 - - - - - - - - Franklin H. Whitney 23 M - Chld Oswego - - 15 Surveyor 1 - - - - 1 - Celia A. Whitney 18 F - " " - - 15 - - - - - - - - Albert P. Whitney 16 M - " " - - 15 Farmer - - - - - - - Clark Whitney 14 M - " " - - 14 - - - - - - - - Geo. H. Whitney 11 M - " " - - 11 - - - - - - - - Casper C. Whitney 7 M - " " - - 7 - - - - - - - - Luther D. Whitney 3 M - " " - - 3 - - - - - - - -

284 203 John Whitney 57 M - Carpenter $500 --- New York Mary A. Whisler 17 F - Ohio J. A. Tayler 3 F - " J. A. C. Whitney 19 M - Farmer New York Casper " 12 M - " George H. " 16 M - " Luther D. " 8 M - " Attended school Alice J. " 5 F - " Attended school

149 109 Louisa M. Whitny 50 F - $200 New York Jerusha Daye 17 F - Ill. David Simpson 24 M - Farm laborer "

194 194 Whitney, John 66 M W Laborer N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -------, Alice 15 F W At Home " Attended school Graham, Neil 24 M W Laborer " Male citizen over 21 Sicllly[?], John 20 M W " Mich.

58 58 Whitney, Geo. 25 M W Telegh. Op. N.Y. Male citizen over 21

Luther WHITNEY 29 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Letta WHITNEY 18 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY ENG John F. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W IA At Home NY OH J. A. C. WHITNEY 39 Oth M S W NY Engineer NY NY Irona H. WHITNEY 14 SisL F S W OH Servant NY ENG

This is his son John.

  • 1880, widow Elizabeth and son George not found.

References

1.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.


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