Family:Whitney, John Coffin (1785-1824)

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Capt. John Coffin6 Whitney (John Coffin5, John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John Coffin5 Whitney, was born 3 Jan 1785, died 24 Jan 1824, and was buried 27 Jan 1824, St. Peter And St. Paul, Fareham, Hampshire, England.[1]

He married, 5 Jul 1814, Philadelphia, PA, Anna Houseman.[2] She was born about 1789, Philadelphia, PA, and died 17 Mar 1869, Philadelphia, PA, aged 80 years. She might be the Nancy Hausmann, daughter of Johann Engelhard and Charity (-----) Hausmann, born 9 Dec 1788, and baptized 11 Jan 1789, St Michael's and Zion Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, PA. She married secondly, before 1840, ----- Sharp, who died before 1850.

She lived at 133 Queen St., Ward 3, Philadelphia, PA, at her death.

Children of John Coffin6 and Anna (Houseman) Whitney:

i. William7 Whitney, b. 10 May 1815, PA; m. Catherine Rue.
ii. Harriet Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1817; m. 24 Sep 1840, Philadelphia, PA, Edmund Henry Frishmuth.
iii. (prob.) Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1820, MA; d. after 1850; living with Anna (Houseman)(Whitney) Sharp in 1850 and 1860.

Census

  • 1820: not found. Probably living with his father in Philadelphia Southwark Ward.
  • 1830: not found.
  • 1840, Southwark, Philadelphia Co., PA: Ann Sharpe, 1 female 40-49 and 4 females, 20-29.
  • 1850, Southwark Ward 3, Philadelphia Co., PA:

475 539 Ann Sharp 66 F - $6000 Penna. Sarah Whitney 30 F - Massachusetts Elizabeth Sharp 30 F - Penna.

513 576 Ann Sharpe 65 F - $5000 $200 Pa. Elizth. " 40 F - " Sarah Whitney 40 F - Mass.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch # I04053-6.

2.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch # M72599-3.


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