Family:Whitney, John (1811-1861)

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John1 Whitney (Robert), son of Robert and Susannah (Ladds) Whitney, was baptized 22 Sep 1811, Little Stukeley, Huntingdonshire, and died 26 Nov 1861.[1]

He married, 18 May 1836, Bourne, Lincolnshire, Mary Ann Land. She was born 18 Jul 1813, Worcestershire, England, and died 10 Nov 1900, Marion Co., OR.[2]

Both are buried in Butteville Cemetery, Butteville, OR.

Arrived in New York, 8 Apr 1845, on the General Parkhill, from Liverpool:

John Whitney, 32, Male, --
Mrs. do, 28, Female, None
Mary Ann do, 4, Female, do
David do, Infant, Male, do

They apparently were in Missouri briefly before moving to the Oregon Territory.

Children of John1 and Mary Ann (Land) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann2 Whitney, b. ca. 1840 or 1841, England; not in family in 1860. She may be the Mary Ann Whitney, daughter of John and Mary Ann (-----) Whitney, bapt. 21 Nov 1841, St. Peter's, Liverpool, Lancashire.
ii. David Whitney, b. Dec 1844, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, or 27 Oct 1845, IN; m. Minerva Ana Brown.
iii. Susan Whitney, b. ca. 1846, MO; d. after 1860.
iv. James Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Oregon Territory; m. ----- -----.
v. George Worthington Whitney, b. Dec 1852, OR; m. Sarah D. J. Brown.
vi. John Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1854, Marion Co., OR; m. Anna Clara Feller.
vii. Charles H. Whitney, b. Feb 1857, OR; d. after 1920, then of Lacomb, Linn Co., OR, unmarried.
viii. William Land Whitney, b. ca. Aug 1859, OR; m.(1) Mary Jane Rickey; m.(2) Jonetta Elizabeth Rickey.

Census

33 33 John Whitney 38 M - Farmer 1000 England Illiterate Mary " 35 F - " Maryann " 10 " - " David " 6 M - " Susan " 4 F - Mo. James " 1 M - O.T.

2782 2379 John Whitney 49 M - Farmer $5000 $1600 England Illiterate Mary " 45 F - " D. Whitney 15 M - England Attended school Jas. " 10 " - Oregon Attended school Susan " 13 F - Missouri Attended school Geo. " 7 M - Oregon Attended school Jno. " 5 " - " C. H. " 3 " - " Wm. " 10/12 " - " M. Fletcher 27 " - Plasterer England

1180 1040 Whitney, David 28 M W Farmer $3200 $500 Ind. " Minerva 16 F " Keeps house Oregon " Mary 43 " " England

Mary's age seems to be understated, and David's overstated.

George WHITNY 28 Self M M W OR Farmer ENG ENG Sarah WHITNY 20 Wife F M W OR Keeping House WI IL Charles WHITNY 2 Son M S W OR OR OR John WHITNY 25 Bro M S W OR ENG ENG Mary WHITNY 67 Moth F W W ENG ENG ENG Charles JONES 15 Oth M S W OR Farm Laborer MO IN John FELLER 28 Oth M W W IL Carpenter GER GER John CARTER 23 Oth M S W PA Carpenter HOLLAND HOLLAND David REESE 28 Oth M S W OR Carpenter IL MO

402 404 Whitney, John Head W M Jul 1854 45 mar 18 Oregon England England Stock buyer, Owns free house -----, Anna Wife W F Mar 1861 39 mar 18 3ch 2liv Oregon Oregon Oregon -----, Minnie Dau W F Dec 1882 17 sgl Oregon Oregon Oregon -----, Pierre Son W M Dec 1890 9 sgl Oregon Oregon Oregon At school -----, Mary A. Moth W F Jul 1814 85 wid 11ch 7liv England England England 45 years in U.S.

References

  • Census Records

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #16301929, John W. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #16301937, Mary Ann Whitney.


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