Family:Whitney, John (c1783-a1870)

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John Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1783, CT, and died after 1870.

He married, 15 Aug 1825, Killingly, CT, Esther Graves, 2nd, both of Killingly,[1] daughter of Whitney and Esther (Youngs) Graves, and granddaughter of Lebbeus and Amity5 (Whitney) Graves. She was born about 1796, CT, and apparently died between 1830 and 1840.

He was a farmer.

Children of John and Esther (Graves) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Lorenzo D. Andrew Whitney, b. ca. 1825; d. after 1880; m. Mary (-----) Shippee. No known children, but three step-children.

Notes

It is possible that he was a son of Asa5 and Alithea (-----) Whitney.

Census

767 832 John Whitney 67 M - Farmer $1200 Killingly, Ct. Lorenzo " 25 M - " " "

98 99 Lorenzo D. Whiting 25 M - Farmer $1500 $500 Conn. Mary Shipper 42 F - " Everett L. " 2 M - " John Whitney 76 M - "

321 412 Whitney, Lorenzo 45 M W Farmer $1000 $155 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 52 F W Keeping house Rhode Island Illiterate -----, John 86 M W At Home Conn. Male citizen over 21 Shippee, Everett 12 M W At School Conn. Attended school -----, Susan E. 9 F W At School Conn. Attended school -----, Lucius 7 M W At School Conn. Attended school

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], m. Esther GRAVES, 2nd, b. of Killingly, 15 Aug 1825, by David CHASE, J.P.," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Killingly 1:108.


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