Family:Whitney, John Roswell (c1830-1905)

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John Roswell7 Whitney (Jacob6, Roswell5, David4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Jacob6 and Minerva (Gillett) Whitney, was born about 1830, NY, and died 5 Oct 1905, Paris, France.

He married, 30 Sep 1850, Jonesville, MI, Harriet Almira Baldwin.

Children of Mark Gillett7 and Isabel Taylor (Norton) Whitney:

i. Horatio B.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1852, MI; d. 4 Aug 1884, Geneva, Switzerland.
ii. Edgar Hastings Whitney, b. ca. 1854, NV; d. 1856.
iii. Mary Jennette Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1857, NV; d. 11 Sep 1857, San Francisco, CA.
iv. Harriet Eliza Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1860, San Francisco, CA; d. 16 Sep 1916, Kingston, Jamaica, B.W.I.; m.(1) Ignatius Raleigh Burns; they were divorced; m.(2) 8 Nov 1909, Waltham, MA, William Wilson, of Jamaica, B.W.I., b. ca. 1871, Atherstone, Warwickshire, England, son of William and Elizabeth (Hatton) Wilson.[1]
v. Ellard Baldwin Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1861, San Francisco, CA; d. 7 May 1887, San Rafael, CA.

Census

230 238 Jacob Whitney 60 M - Farmer $1500 N.Y. Sally Whitney 60 F - N.Y. 239 Mark Whitney 29 M - Farmer $800 N.Y. Isabel Whitney 27 F - N.Y. Eugene Whitney 3 M - Mich. Roswell Whitney 34 M - Farmer N.Y.

1293 1322 J. R. Whitney 31 M - Comm. Mercht. $500 Michigan Lucinda Baldwin 50 F - $600 --- Vermont H. A. Whitney 28 F - Michigan Horatio " 8 M - " Attended school Harriet " 1 F - Cala. Frank Hastings 11 M - Michigan Ellen Bergen 35 F - Servant Ireland

456 452 Whitney, John R. 40 M W Commission Mercht. $65000 $5000 Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet A. 38 F W Keeping house " -----, Hattie 11 F W California Attended school -----, Ellard 8 M W " Attended school Hastings, Frank 21 F W Music Teacher Michigan Lawrey, Beatrice 18 F W School teacher California Ah, Jim 20 M C House Servt. China Parents foreign born

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 587, page 739.


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