Family:Whitney, John Wiley (1814-a1874)

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John Wiley6 Whitney (Elias5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Elias5 and Judith (Wood) Whitney, was born 2 Jul 1814, Fishkill, NY, and died after 1874.

He married, 10 Nov 1835, Albany, NY, Eliza Grimwood, daughter of Isaac and Susanna (Cooper) Grimwood. She was born about 1815, Suffolk, England, and died after 1850.

Phoenix says the following:

"John Wiley Whitney, b. at Fishkill, N. Y., 2 July 1814; a carriage-maker; married at Albany, N. Y., 10 Nov. 1835, Eliza Grimwood, of Albany, born in Suffolk, England, dau. of Isaac and Susanna (Cooper) Grimwood. He settled in Poughkeepsie; and, in 1849, went to California, where he resided, for several years, in San Juan, and was a justice of the peace, or alcalde, and postmaster. He was living at Stockton, Cal., in 1874."

Children of John Wiley6 and Eliza (Grimwood) Whitney:

i. William Francis7 Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1838, Poughkeepsie, NY; d. 28 May 1845, Poughkeepsie, NY.
ii. Sarah Hooker Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1840, Poughkeepsie, NY; went to California, with her parents, and was a teacher in the public school at Monterey, CA, for four years; m. 4 Oct 1873, San Francisco, CA, George Davidson, of Fort Whipple, AZ, private secretary of Gen. Small; and was living at Prescott, AZ, in 1874.
iii. Maria Louisa Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1842, Poughkeepsie, NY; m. Charles Henry Briggs.
iv. Henry Clay Whitney, b. 1 Jun 1844, Poughkeepsie, NY; went to California.
v. Mary Frances Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1846, Poughkeepsie, NY; m. Charles Murray, of New York, NY; resided 230 West 33d Street, New York, NY, in 1874.

Census

2 3 John W. Witney 36 M - Carriage Maker N.Y. Elisa " 35 F - England Sarah H. " 10 F - " Attended school Maria L. " 8 F - " Attended school Henry C. " 6 M - " Attended school Frances M. " 3 F - " 4 Wm. Ingraham 33 M - Agent " Mary C. " 25 F - " 5 Peter Phillips 24 M - Painter " Married in year Margarett " 20 F - " Married in year Geogeana " 6/12 F - "

564 514 Samuel Simmons 41 M - Physician N.Y. Maria " 29 F - " Horace " 10 M - Ia. Attended school Clara " 8 F - Wis. Attended school Jesse " 1 F - Cal. John Whitney 47 M - Couch Maker N.Y.

412 374 Whitney, J. W. 56 M W Post Master $200 New York Male citizen over 21

586 685 Briggs, Charles H. 31 M W Brick Maker $3000 -- N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Louisa 26 F W Keeping house N.Y. Parents foreign born -----, Fannie 8 F W N.Y. Eagan, Margaret 19 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Whitney, Eliza 54 F W England Parents foreign born

  • 1870, Sarah, Henry not found.
  • 1880, not found.

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