Family:Whitney, John Henry (1827-a1880)

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John Henry7 Whitney (David St. John6, Henry5, Henry4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of David St. John6 and Lois (Northrop) Whitney, was born 31 Dec 1827, Sidney, NY, and died after 1880.

He married, 26 Sep 1854, Unadilla, NY, Anna Jane Griffin, daughter of Obadiah and Martha (Kenyon) Griffin. She was born 20 Apr 1835, Meredith, NY, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They settled at Sidney Centre, N.Y., where her parents then dwelt, and lived there till 24 Dec. 1856; at Gorham, Ohio, till 27 Nov. 1864; at Mason, Mich., till 5 Ap. 1869; and then moved to Medina, Mich., where they were living in Jan. 1875."

Children of John Henry7 and Anna Jane (Griffin) Whitney:

i. Willard Elmer Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1860, Gorham, OH; d. 27 Sep 1939; bur. Whitney Cemetery, Lenawee Co., MI;[1] m. 5 Mar 1889, Grand Island, NE, Eliza C. "Lizzie" Wisely, dau. of Joseph E. and Isabel (-----) Wisely.[2]
ii. Frank Elgin Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1863, Gorham, OH.

Census

163 Frame $50 282 Henry Whitney 27 M - - Otsego 1 - 19 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Anna J. Whitney 20 F - Wife Delaware 1 - 5 - - - - - - - -

822 786 J. H. Whitney 31 M - Farmer N.Y. Anna J. 25 F - " Perry Watson 16 M - " Attended school

317 310 Whitney, J. H. 41 M W Farmer $5000 $1500 N. York Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna J. 55 F W Keeping House " -----, Willard E. 9 M W At School Ohio Attended school -----, Frank E. 6 M W " " Attended schoo Worden, Charles 20 M W Works on Farm N. York Attended school

Henry WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Anna WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Willird WHITNEY 19 Son M S W OH At Home NY NY Frank WHITNEY 16 Son M S W OH At School NY NY

160 167 Whitney, Willard E. Head W M Oct 1860 39 mar 11 Ohio New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Eliza C. Wife W F Nov 1859 40 mar 11 0ch 0liv Wisconsin Scotland Scotland Wisley, Annie SiL W F Jun 1867 32 sgl Iowa Scotland Scotland Barr, Jessie Srvt W F May 1885 15 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Ohio House keeper Jameson, Charles Srvt W M May 1885 15 sgl Nebraska Indiana Iowa Farm laborer

References

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #35549916, Willard Elmer Whitney.

2.^  Nebraska, Marriage Records, 1855-1908, from Ancestry.com.


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