Family:Whitney, Jonas Adams (1817-a1880)

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Jonas Adams7 Whitney (Jacob6, Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jacob6 and Lucy (Adams) Whitney, was born 11 Dec 1817, Orange, MA, was baptized 28 Jun 1818, New Salem, MA,[1], and died after 1880.

He married firstly, 27 Dec 1841, Brattleboro, VT, Mary L. Hunter.[2] She was born about 1822, Montague, MA, and died between 1870 and 1880, MI.

He married secondly, 23 Jan 1873, Monroe, Monroe Co., MI, Sarah Saulsbury. She was born about 1837, Harrington, MI, and died after 1880.

He was a grantee in 1816-1847, and a grantor in 1847, New Salem, MA.[3]

Children of Jacob7 and Mary L. (Hunter) Whitney:

i. (child) Whitney, b. early Jun 1843; d. 18 Jul 1843, Montague or Greenfield, MA, aged 6 weeks.[4]
ii. Abby L. Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1847, New Salem, MA.[5]
iii. Herbert Brooks Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1851, New Salem, MA (given name omitted);[6] m. 28 Aug 1882, Burlington, IA, Olive J. Haines.
iv. James B. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, MI.

Children of Jacob7 and Sarah (-----) Whitney:

v. Mary L.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1877, MI.

Census

48 52 Jonas Whitney 32 M - Farmer $800 Mass. Mary L. " 28 F - " Abby L. " 3 F - " Abigail Hunter 63 F - " Almira N. " 19 F - " Patty Adams 64 F - Mass. John P. Adams 47 M - Farmer $300 " Illiterate, Idiotic

1519 1537 Henry Morse 37 M - Shoemaker $200 $50 N.Y. Mary " 38 F - " Cynthia " 20 F - " Attended school Eugenia " 18 F - " Attended school Emogene " 15 F - " Attended school Chloe " 13 F - " Attended school Mary " 4 F - Mich. Henry " 3 M - " Johanas Whitney 40 M - Laborer $1000 $100 Mass. Mary " 37 F - " Abbie " 13 F - " Attended school Herbert " 8 M - " Attended school

114 112 Whitney, Jonas 51 M W Farmer $3000 $1000 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 48 F W Keeping House Massachusetts -----, Hobert B. 18 M W Works on farm Massachusetts -----, James B. 9 M W Mich.

101 108 Whitney, Jonas W M 63 mar Farmer Mass. Vermont Mass. -------, Sarah W F 43 Wife mar Keeps House Mich. N.Y. N.Y. -------, Mary L. W F 3 Dau sgl Mich. Mass. Mich.

Annis P. VORHEES 39 Self F W W CAN Hotel Keeper VT CAN Henry H. VORHEES 23 Son M S W IA Commercial Traveler CANADA CANADA Joshua T. VORHEES 9 Son M S W IA CANADA CANADA Emil KNITHEN 21 Oth M S W IL Student PRUSSIA PRUSSIA James BROWN 76 Fat M M W VT Retired NH NH Elizabeth BROWN 73 Moth F M W CAN NH NH William PILCHER 37 Oth M S W IL Clerk In Hotel OH OH Anna RUPP 16 Oth F S W IA Servant GER SWIT Dora ANDERSON 16 Oth F S W CT Servant --- --- Ella MOORE 29 Oth F S W KY Servant VA VA Ella ANDERSON 23 Oth F S W IA Servant --- --- Fannie MAGEE 19 Oth F S W WI Servant IRE OH Aseneth TRAGIES 28 Oth F W W PA Servant PA PA Rachel HOVENGA 17 Oth F S W GER Servant GER GER Dora HAWKINS 22 Oth F S W CAN CAN CAN Kittie MCPHERSON 26 Oth F M W CAN NY CAN Kittie FARRINGTON 31 Oth F M W NY NY NY John MCPHERSON 25 Oth M M W NY Machine Agent SCOT SCOT Charles FARRINGTON 38 Oth M M W NH Commercial Agent NH NH Herbert WHITNEY 27 Oth M S W MA R.R. Switchman MA MA (Continued)

  • 1880, daughter Abby and son James not found.

References

1.^  "Jonas Adams [Whitney], s. Jacob and Lucy, bp. June 28, 1818. C.R.," according to Vital Records of New Salem, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1927).

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  New Salem Vital Records.

4.^  "______ [Whitney], ch. Jonas and Mary of Montague, [died] July 18, 1843, a. 6 w. [? in Montague], C.R. 2," according to Vital Records of Greenfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1915). Also, "______ [Whitney], inf. ch. Jonas and Mary, July 18, 1843, a. 6w. P.R.19," according to Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

5.^  "Abby [Whitney], d. Jones, farmer, and Mary, [born] July 14, 1847," according to New Salem Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 28, page 181.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 51, page 248.


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