Family:Whitney, John (c1835-?)

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John Whitney (William, Thomas, Thomas), the son of William and Martha (Lilwall) Whitney, was born about 1835, Weobley, Herefordshire, England, was baptized 21 Feb 1836, Weobley, Herefordshire, England, and died second quarter 1892, Weobley, Herefordshire, England.

John Whitney, son of William Whitney, married, 6 Mar 1860, Saint Nicholas, Hereford, Herefordshire, England, Caroline Mattey, daughter of John and Elizabeth (-----) Mattey. She was born about 1836, Tarrington, Herefordshire, England, and died first quarter 1880, Weobley, Herefordshire, England.

The family was enumerated on Broad Street in Weobley, Herefordshire, England in 1861 where John was listed as a Tailor. The family was enumerated on Broad Street in Weobley, Herefordshire, England in 1871 where John was listed as a Tailor. The family was enumerated on Broad Street in Weobley, Herefordshire, England in 1871 where John was listed as a Tailor. The family was enumerated on Broad Street in Weobley, Herefordshire, England in 1891 where John was listed as a Tailor.

Children of John and Caroline (Mattey) Whitney:

i. Hanmer Whitney, bp. 28 Oct 1860, Weobley, Herefordshire, England; d. second quarter 1896, Chelsea, London, England; m. Jan 1892, London, England, ----- -----.
ii. Leonora Elizabeth Whitney, bp. 21 Dec 1862, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. In 1881 she was living with the family and listed as an apprenticed tailor. She married, Apr 1889, Weobley, Herefordshire, England, Edward Sargent, b. ca. 1848. Ch: (eldest perhaps from a previous marriage) William H. Sargent, b. ca. 1876 Preston, Lancashire, England; Daisy L. Sargent, b. ca. 1890, Millbrook, Hampshire, England.
iii. Laura Whitney, b. about 1866, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. She was not listed with the family in 1881. In 1891 she resided in Bradford, Yorkshire, England and was listed as an underlinen buyer. She was lodging in a room with one other young girl, a barmaid.
iv. Cecil John Whitney, b. about 1868, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. He was not listed with the family in 1881. In 1891 he resided in Streatham, London, England where he worked as a cheese monger's assistant. He m. 18 Apr 1893, Brixton, Surrey, England, Jane Griffeth Shaw.
v. Ada Ellen Whitney, b. third quarter 1870, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. She was listed with the family in 1881 and was attending school. She resided with her sister Leonora Sargent in 1891.
vi. William Holman Whitney, b. fourth quarter 1872, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. He was listed with the family in 1881 and was attending school. In 1891 he resided in Leominster, Herefordshire as a grocer's assistant. He m. Apr 1898, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, Louisa White.
vii. Harry Whitney, b. first quarter 1875, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. He was listed with the family in 1881 and was attending school. He was living with the family in 1891 and was listed as a postman.
viii. Walter Cuthbert "Bertie" Whitney, bp. 20 May 1877, Weobley, Herefordshire, England. He was listed with the family in 1881 and was attending school. He was living with the family in 1891 and was attending school.

Census

  • 1861 U.K. Census, Weobley, Herefordshire
  • 1871 U.K. Census, Weobley, Herefordshire
  • 1881 U.K. Census, Weobley, Herefordshire
  • 1891 U.K. Census, Weobley, Herefordshire

References


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