Family:Whitney, John (1815-1894)

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John1 Whitney (WalterA, TheophilusB), son of Walter and Sarah (Rosser) Whitney, born 29 Jan 1815, Llanelly, Breconshire, Wales,[1] died said 1889 at age 76, but 15 May 1894, Todd, PA. He was buried in Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[2]

He married, first, circa 1836, Catherine Elias, daughter of Henry and Mary (Shore) Elias.[3]. She was born 2 Aug 1808, Todd, PA, and died 11 May 1877. She was buried in Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[4]

He married, second, circa 1879, Emaline Chilcott, daughter of William and Hannah (Loveall) Chilcott. She was born 26 Jan 1824, and died 20 Jul 1920. She was buried in Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[5]

In 1829 he emigrated to Huntingdon Co., PA.

In 1850 he was listed as a clerk. In 1860 he was Manager, C. Mines. In 1870 and 1880 he was listed as a farmer.

In 1880, residing with John and his wife was W. L. Meelers, age 14, grandson.

Children of John1 and Catherine (Elias) Whitney:

i. Mary N.2 Whitney, b. ca. 1838, PA; m. bef. 1866, Charles Melus.
ii. Henry E. Whitney, b. ca. 1839; d. 12 Sep 1840, Todd, PA, aged 8 months 7 days; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[6]
iii. Walter R. Whitney, b. Jan 1840, PA. He was a Wesleyan minister. In 1860 he was listed as a school teacher.
iv. William Whitney, b. ca. 30 Jun 1841; d. 4 Jan 1842, Todd, PA, aged 6 months 4 days; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[7]
v. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. ca. May 1843; d. 16 May 1844, Todd, PA, aged 11 months; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[8]
vi. Alfred Whitney, b. ca. 22 Sep 1844; d. 26 Mar 1845, Todd, PA, aged 6 months 4 days; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[9]
vii. Harriet Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1847, Todd Township, Huntingdon Co., PA; d. 1929; bur. Newburg Cemetery, Newburg, Huntingdon Co., PA;[10] m. 3 Jul 1866, Cass Township, Huntingdon Co., PA, Rubin Trexler Baker, son of George Washington and Elizabeth (Householder) Baker. He was b. 23 Jun 1843, Trough Creek, Todd Township, d. 7 Feb 1923, Todd Township, bur. Newburg Cemetery, Huntingdon Co., PA. Children:[11]
a. Viola W. Baker, b. 1868, Todd Township, d. aft. 1897.
b. Lorena "Rena" C. Baker, b. 1870, Todd Township, d. aft. 1897.
c. Maye Alma Kessler Baker, b. 20 Jun 1874, Trough Creek, Todd Township, d. 12 Sep 1962, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA.
d. Ernest Rubin Baker, b. ca. 1881.
e. (child) Baker, b. -----.
f. (child) Baker, b. -----.
viii. Gideon G. Whitney, b. ca. 27 Aug 1848; d. 18 Apr 1849, aged 7 months 21 days; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[12].
ix. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 27 Sep 1849; d. 7 Oct 1849, Todd, PA, aged 10 days; bur. Trough Creek Cemetery, Todd, PA.[13]
x. Susan Kessler Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1853, Todd Township, Huntingdon Co., PA.[14] She m. Wilson Evans, b. 26 Jan 1847, Todd Township, Huntingdon Co., PA, d. 28 Aug 1888.[15]

Census

206 206 John Whitney 36 M - Clerk $1200 Wales Catharine " 42 F - Pa. Mary A. " 11 F - " Attended school Walter R. " 10 M - " Attended school Hariet " 3 F - " Elizabeth Forrest 27 F - "

124 117 John Whitney 46 M - Manager C. Mines $3500 4222 Penna. Catharine " 51 F - Do Mary K. " 21 F - Do Walter R. " 20 M - School Teacher Do Harriet " 13 F - Do Susan K. " 6 F - Do

90 92 Whitney, John 56 M W Farmer $2000 $885 Wales Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 62 F W Keeping house Pa. -----, Susan 17 F W At home Pa. Father foreign born, Attended school

John WHITNEY 64 Self M M W WALES Farmer WALES WALES Emaline WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA W. L. MEELUS 14 GSon M S W PA Farm Laborer PA PA L. GREENLAND 17 Oth F W PA Servant PA PA

References

1.^  IGI

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #71755056, Walter John Whitney.

3.^  IGI

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #71755147, Catherine Elias Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #82867676, Emma Chilcott Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753913, Henry E. Whitney.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753846, William Whitney.

8.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753757, Sarah Ann Whitney.

9.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753757, Alfred Whitney.

10.^  Find A Grave memorial #36527446, Harriett Elizabeth Whitney Baker.

11.^  Lewis and Rall Families

12.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753580, Gideon G. Whitney.

13.^  Find A Grave memorial #71753491, Charles Whitney.

14.^  IGI

15.^  IGI


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