Family:Whitney, John K. (1813-1873)

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Hon. John K.9 Whitney (Oliver8, Oliver7, Silas6, David5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Oliver8 and Rebecca (Leonard) Whitney, was born 4 Jan 1813, Saint Armand, QC, and died 16 Sep 1873, East Franklin, VT.

He married, Saint Armand, QC, Philura Hibbard, daughter of Roger and Susan (Stickney) Hibbard. She was born 19 Jun 1804, Canada, and died 3 Oct 1880, East Franklin, VT.

Mr. Whitney was a native of Saint Armand, QC, where he continued to reside until some time after he was married, when he removed to East Franklin. He was by occupation a farmer. He twice represented the town in the General Assembly in 1859 and 1860, and also at the extra session in the spring of 1861. He was twice elected commissioner for the county and twice county judge in 1869 and 1870. He was justice of the peace for nearly a score of years. He was active in the temperance reform and manifested a good degree of interest in the social, intellectual and religious advantages of the community, and was respected by all who knew him. He was a kind husband and loving father. He resided East Franklin, VT.

Children of John K.9 and Philura (Hubbard) Whitney:

i. Sarah R.10 Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1833; d. 9 Mar 1836.
ii. Helen Luvina Whitney, b. 29 May 1835, VT; m. 24 Feb 1858, Artemas Holden; res. Saint Armand, QC. Children:
a. A. Homer Holden, b. 8 Mar 1859; m. 25 Feb 1885, Gertrude Barney; res. Frelighsburg, QC.
b. Edgar DeF. Holden, b. 31 Dec 1861; m. 27 Jun 1886, Millie J. Ingles; res. Frelighsburg, QC.
c. Orloff W. Holden, b. 17 Nov 1863; m. 2 Jan 1885, Flora Brown; res. Franklin, VT.
iii. Orloff Hoag Whitney, b. 7 May 1837; d. 28 Jun 1838.
iv. Orloff Hoag Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1839, VT; m. Cordelia Whitney.
v. Sarah Rebecca Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1841, VT; m. 3 Jan 1861 or 3 Jun 1861, Franklin, VT, Harrison L. Ford, b. 1841, Franklin, VT, son of Leonard and Phibna (-----) Ford;[1] resided East Franklin, VT. Children:
a. Harriett C. Ford, b. 2 Dec 1861; m. 26 Aug 1885, Clarence P. Ewins; resided North Troy, VT.
b. Orloff W. Ford, b. 31 Aug 1864, m. 24 Nov 1887, Dell G. Burleson; resided West Berkshire, VT.
c. Alice M. Ford, b. 26 Jun 1868; m. 6 Jun 1888, Charles W. Scott; resided Scottsmore, QC.
d. Clarence W. Ford, b. 12 May 1871; m. 16 Sep 1891, Mina A. Ladd; resided West Brome, QC.
vi. Philura A. Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1846; d. 8 Apr 1848.
vii. Philura A. Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1848, VT; m. 21 or 1 Aug 1867, Berkshire, VT, William P. Olmstead, son of Harvey and Jane (-----) Olmstead;[2] resided Anthony, KS. Children:
a. Winnifred Olmstead, b. Sep 1881; d. Nov 1881.
b. Fred W. Olmstead, b. Sep 1882.
viii. John L. Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1850, VT; m. Annie E. Colcord.

Census

242 246 John R. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $1482 Canada Philema " 44 F - " Hellen L. " 15 F - Vt. Attended school Orloff H. " 11 M - " Attended school Sarah R. " 9 F - " Attended school Philema " 2 F - " Sarah Hubbard 85 F - Mass. Maria Whitney 41 F - Ca.

86 76 John K. Whitney 47 M - Farmer $9000 $2325 Canada E. Philura " 53 F - " Sarah R. " 19 F - Vermont Philura " 13 F - " Attended school John L. " 10 M - " Attended school Henry Clements 33 M - Farmer $700 $300 Canada E. Eliza " 30 F - " John K. " 6 M - " Attended school Moriah Whitney 50 F - Family Domestic " Illiterate Samuel Rowe 14 M - England Attended school

127 130 Whitney, John 65 M W Farmer $14500 $3600 Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Filura 57 F W Keeping house " Parents foreign born -----, John 19 M W Student Vermont Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Cordelia 27 F W Dress Maker " -----, Helen 7 F W At home " -----, Leonard 59 M W No occupation Canada Parents foreign born, Idiotic -----, Maria 61 F W " " Parents foreign born, Idiotic Russell, John 21 M W Farm laborer Vermont Brow, Clara 17 F W Domestic Servt. Canada Parents foreign born, Illiterate

John L. WHITNEY 29 Self M M W VT Farmer CAN CAN Anna WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W VT Keeps House VT VT Lulu WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W VT VT VT Maude WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W CAN VT VT Philura WHITNEY 76 Moth F W W CAN At Home NH NH

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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