Family:Whitney, John Veits (1816-a1880)

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John Veits6 Whitney (Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel Platt5 and Martha (Hart)(Owen) Whitney, was born 31 Dec 1816, East Granville, MA, and died after 1880.

He married, 25 Mar 1845, Granville, OH, Mary (Lansing) Graves, daughter of John Evert and Betsey (Canfield) Lansing. She was born 9 Oct 1822, Castleton, NY, and died after 1900. She had married firstly, Sylvester Bela Graves, of Granville, OH.

Phoenix says the following:

"John Veits Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 31 Dec. 1816; married by Rev. Henry Carr, Baptist, at Granville, Ohio, 25 March 1845, to Mary Lansing, born at Castleton, N.Y., 9 Oct. 1822, dau. of John Evert and Betsey (Canfield) Lansing, and widow of Sylvester Bela Graves, of Granville, Ohio. He lives in Montville, Ohio, on the homestead of his father, who resided with him. He has taught school for eighteen years; practised surveying, twenty-five years; been county commissionner of Geauga Co., six years; county school examiner, twenty-one years; trustee and clerk of Montville, ten years; and justice of the peace, five years. He was elected trustee of the township for the purpose of raising funds to fill their quota of soldiers, in the war of 1861. He has cultivated an extensive nursery for ten years, and is now senior partner in the firm of John V. Whitney & Son, proprietors of the Green Valley Nurseries, in Montville, and has besides a large and valuable farm."

Children of John Veits6 and Mary (Lansing)(Graves) Whitney:

i. Veits Everitt7 Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1845, Montville, OH; m. Florence Eliada Broughton.
ii. Canfield Lansing Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1848, Montville, OH; m.(1) Roseltha May White; allegedly m.(2) Jeanette Heter; m.(2 or 3) Emma Smith.
iii. Fiorello Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1849, Montville, OH; d. 27 Jan 1868, Montville, OH; bur. Montville Centre, OH.
iv. Frank Alberto Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1851, Montville, OH; d. 10 Aug. 1873, Montville, OH; unmarried; was a partner with his father and brother, in the Green Valley Nurseries at Montville; bur. Montville Centre, OH.
v. Worrallo Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1858, Montville, OH; d. 10 Mar 1938, Chicago, IL; m. 27 Aug 1890, Bellevue, OH, Adalaide Heter.
vi. Nira Estella Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1860, Montville, OH; d. 20 Feb 1938, Warren, OH; m. 2 Apr 1882, Montville, OH, Frank Eugene Tucker.
vii. Franz Sigel Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1862, Montville, OH; d. 26 Feb 1958, Montville, OH; m.(1) 31 Jul 1889, Montville, OH, Dora Lucia Smith; m.(2) 12 Jul 1899, Montville, OH, Clara Ann Hausch.
viii. Ella Frances Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1865, Montville, OH; d. 7 Oct 1935, Chardon, OH; m. 23 Mar 1889, Montville, OH, Arthur L. Barton.

Census

119 128 J. V. Whitney 33 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Mary Whitney 27 F - N.Y. V. E. Whitney 4 M - O. C. L. Whitney 2 F - O. F. Whitney 6/12 F - O. Philip Moulter 23 M - Farmer N.Y.

488 455 John V. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $3700 $1700 Mass. Mary G. " 38 F - N.Y. Viets E. 14 M - O. Attended school Canfield L. 12 M - " Attended school Florello 10 M - " Attended school Frank A. 8 M - " Attended school Worrallo 1 M - " Mary R. 7 F - " Attended school

159 159 Whitney, John M. 53 M W Farmer & Nurseryman $20000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 47 F W Keeping House N. York -----, Canfield 22 M W Work in Nursery $400 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Frank A. 18 M W School Teacher Ohio Attended school -----, Worrallo 12 M W Ohio Attended school -----, Nira 9 F W Ohio Attended school -----, Franz S. 7 M W Ohio Attended school -----, Ella 4 F W Ohio Attended school -----, Samuel P. 96 M W Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lois 88 F W Conn. Tucker, Wilbur 19 M W Farm Laborer Ohio Attended school

145 141 Whitney, J. N. 53 M W Nurseryman $12360 $2488 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 48 F W Keeping House N.Y. -----, Canfield 22 M W Farm Laborer $300 O. Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Frank 19 M W Work on farm $100 O. Attended school -----, Worallo 11 M W O. Attended school -----, Nira 9 F W O. Attended school -----, Franz S. 8 M W O. Attended school -----, Ella 4 F W O. -----, Samuel B. 95 M W Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lois 88 F W Conn. Tucker, Wilbur 19 M W Farm Laborer O. Murphy, Bridget 18 F W Domestic Servt. O.

This is a duplicate enumeration.

John V. WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA Farmer & Fruit Grower CT CT Mary L. WHITNEY 57 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Worralle WHITNEY 21 Son M S W OH At School MA NY Nira E. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W OH Teaches School MA NY Franz S. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W OH At Home MA NY Ella F. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W OH At Home MA NY Peter LARSON 30 Oth M M W SWEEDEN Laborer SWEEDEN SWEEDEN Lars NILSON 35 Oth M M W SWEEDEN Laborer SWEEDEN SWEEDEN

120 120 Whitney, Franz Head W M Dec 1862 37 mar 1 Ohio Massachusetts New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Clara Wife W F Oct 1877 22 mar 1 2ch 2liv Ohio Germany Ohio -----, Pauline Dau W F Jul 1890 9 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio At school 7 mos. -----, Ouida C. Dau W F Jul 1894 5 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio -----, Mary S. Moth W F Aug 1823 76 wid 1ch 1liv New York New York New York Hummel, John Srvt W M Nov 1866 33 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farm Laborer

136 Whitney, Worrallo Head W M Aug 1858 41 m9 Ohio Mass. New York Teacher, Rents house -----, Adalaide Wife W F Mar 1863 37 m9 2ch 2lv Ohio Penn. Ohio -----, Adell Dau W F Jul 1891 8 sgl N. Dakota Ohio Ohio At school 9 mos. -----, Lois Dau W F Oct 1892 7 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio At school 2 mos. Heter, Jennett B. SiL W F Jan 1870 30 sgl Ohio Penn. Ohio Teacher Hoke, Olga M. Niec W F Jul 1873 26 sgl Ohio Penn. Ohio Teacher Heter, Eva M. SiL W F Jul 1849 50 sgl Ohio Penn. Ohio

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