Family:Whitney, John Martyn (1816-1892)

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See Genealogy of the descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster, p. 424.

John Martyn8 Whitney (William7, Peter6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of William7 and Zilpah (Eager) Whitney, was born 14 Oct 1816, Northborough, MA,[1] and died 1 Feb 1892, New Haven, CT.

He married firstly, 1 Sep 1841, Mansfield, CT, Susan Maria Campbell,[2], daughter of Andrew Campbell. She was born 7 Jul 1820, and died 29 Jan 1859, aged 38 years, New Haven, CT, and was buried 30 Jan 1859, Mansfield, CT.[3]

He married secondly, 9 Jun 1862, Waterbury, CT, Elizabeth Nancy Chipman. She was born 2 Apr 1824, and died 12 Jun 1892.

He was in his earlier days, a stage driver in the northern part of Connecticut. He was employed by the Adams Express Company when they first opened an office in New Haven. Just previous to his death he was in the employ of English & Merrick, an old carriage hardware house, where he was for thirty-seven years. He was well known and much thought of. He resided New Haven, CT.

Children of John Martyn8 and Susan Maria (Campbell) Whitney:

i. John Andrew9 Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1842; m. Georgianna S. Bogue.
ii. William Foster Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1844; d. 23 Nov 1890; unmarried.
iii. George Campbell Whitney, b. Mar 1846; d. -----.
iv. Dwight Adams Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1848; m. Adalia Risley Robbins.
v. Jennie Maria Whitney, b. -----, d. 14 Sep 1859, aged 4 years, New Haven, CT; bur. 14 Sep 1859, Mansfield, CT.[4]
vi. Susan Campbell Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1858; m. 7 May 1881, Charles W. Bowman, b. 1855; d. 7 Jan 1889; resided 203 Oak St., New Haven, CT. Children:
a. Clara Whitney Bowman, b. 5 Jun 1882, d. 28 Oct 1890.
b. Christina Vench Bowman, b. 13 Apr 1884.
c. Stella Elizabeth Bowman, b. 22 Sep 1885.
d. Kate Elmendorf Bowman, b. 14 Jan 1887.
e. Charles Webster Bowman, b. 4 Dec 1888.

Census

2146 3108 John M. Whitney 34 M - Express Office Conn. Susan M. " 30 F - " A. John " 8 M - " Attended school Wm. T. " 6 M - " Attended school A. Dwight C. " 2 M - " Maria H. Baily 25 F - Eng. Catharine S. Ward 26 F - " Caroline S. Bungs 20 F - "

501 546 Evans Parish 53 M - Farmer $1000 -- Conn. Betsey " 56 F - " Dwight Whitny 11 M - " Attended school

595 641 Isaac P. Fenton 47 M - Merchant $1000 $2000 Conn. Sarah " 30 F - " Olive " 16 F - Teacher " Attended school Franklin O. " 14 M - " Attended school Marcia " 21 F - " Susan Whitny 2 F - "

540 748 Whitney, John M. 53 M W Hardware Clerk $5500 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza N. 46 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, Dwight A. 22 M W Hardware Clerk Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan C. 11 F W At Home Conn. Attended school 749 -----, John A. 27 M W Brass Worker $300 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Georgiana 23 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, George A. 1 M W Conn.

John M. WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA Clerk In Store MA MA Clarissa WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W CT Keeps House CT CT John A. WHITNEY 38 Son M S W CT Brass Finisher MA CT Susan C. WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W CT At Home MA CT Hattie J. CHIPMAN 34 Oth F S W CT At Home CT CT Walter C. WHITNEY 8 GSon M S W CT At School CT CT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John-Martyn [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Nov. 13, 1816," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1901).

2.^  "John M. [Whitney], m. Susan M. CAMPBELL, 1 Sep 1841, Mansfield D:296," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Mansfield D:296.

3.^  "John [Whitney], his w., who was the d. of Andrew CAMPBELL, d. [   ] 1859, ae 38, at New Haven; [bd.] 30 Jan 1859," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Mansfield Priv. Rec. Martin Phillips.

4.^  "John [Whitney], his d., d. [   ] 1859 ae 4, at New Haven; [bd.] 14 Sep 1859," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Mansfield Priv. Rec. Martin Phillips.


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