Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1783-1876)

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Jonathan6 Whitney (Jonathan5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Abigail (Hemminway) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1783, Fitzwilliam, NH,[1] and died 1876, Poweshiek County, IA.

He married, 23 Jan 1819, Mansfield, OH, Miranda Marvin, daughter of Isaac and Hannah (Hoyt) Marvin. She was born 13 Jan 1798, Norwalk, CT, and died said 1842.

He was born in the Green Mountain State; his descendants say at Windsor. He migrated to Ohio, where he worked on a farm and where he was married. Soon after their marriage they moved to Indiana, about Brown county. He finally moved to Iowa, where he died. He resided VT, New London, OH, Brown County, IN, and Poweshiek County, IA.

Children of Jonathan6 and Miranda (Marvin) Whitney:

i. Marvin7 Whitney, b. ca. 1820, OH; d. after 1860.
ii. Theodore Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1824, OH; m.(1) Isabella Quinn; m.(2) Susan Puffer.
iii. Hannah E. Whitney, b. ca. 1827, OH; m. 12 Feb 1854, Tippecanoe Co., IN, John G. Gubrich.
iv. Sarah E. Whitney, b. ca. 1829, OH; d. 5 May 1911, Sugar Creek, IA; m. 15 May 1855, Poweshiek Co., IA, Archibald Parr; resided Montezuma, IA.
v. Eliza Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1832; m. 23 Apr 1848, Brown Co., IN, Joseph Robertson, son of Stephen and Winnie Webb (Chitwood) Robertson, b. 28 May 1822, Campbell Co., TN, d. 12 Apr 1901, Poweshiek Co., IA.
vi. James Whitney, b. 16 May 1833, OH; m. Mary Helms.
vii. Hiram Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1835, OH; m. Elizabeth Elda Rice.
viii. Isaac Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1839, OH; m. Eliza Jane Stapleton.
ix. Miranda Whitney, b. ca. 1843, OH; m. before 1862, Francis Redmon; resided Elliott, IA.

Census

50 50 Jonathan Whitney 65 M - Farmer $1000 N.H. Marvin " 30 M - O. Hannah " 23 F - " Sarah " 21 F - " James " 19 M - " Hiram " 17 M - " Attended school Isaac " 14 M - " Attended school Miranda " 7 F - " Attended school

316 314 Joseph Robertson 38 M - Farmer $2800 $822 Tennessee Eliza Ann " 32 F - Ohio Stephen " 11 M - Indiana Marand J. " 10 F - Iowa Andrew J. " 6 M - " Pleasant " 5 M - " Elizabeth " 4 F - " Winney " 2 F - " George W. " 1 M - " Jonathan Whitney 77 M - New Hampshire Marvin " 39 M - Ohio Illiterate Daniel Anderson 18 M - Farm labourer Indiana Dumb

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1870, son Marvin not found.
  • 1880, son Marvin not found.

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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