Family:Whitney, Jonathan Rasselas (1804-a1880)

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Jonathan Rasselas6 Whitney (Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel Platt5 and Martha (Hart)(Owen) Whitney, was born 30 Jun 1804, East Granville, NY, and died after 1880.

Marriage intentions were published 26 Aug 1827, Granville, MA, for him and Maria L. Moore.[1] He married firstly, 19 Sep 1827, Torrington, CT, Maria Louise Moore,[2] daughter of Elihu and Hannah (Soper) Moore. She was born 18 Jul 1809, Torringford, CT, and died 15 Aug 1842, Montville, OH.

He marries secondly, 29 Sep 1842, Freedom, OH, Jane Culver, daughter of Miles Culver. She was born 9 Dec 1819, Chippewa, OH, and died after 1900.

Phoenix says the following:

Jonathan Rasselas Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 30 June 1804; a shoemaker; lived in Granby, Conn., from the Spring of 1819 to the Autumn of 1820, and at Tolland, Mass., till Sept. 1827, and then went to Torringford, Conn., where he married, 16 Sept. 1827, Maria Louisa Moors, dau. of Elihu and Hannah (Soper) Moore, of Torringford, where she was born 18 July 1809. They left Torringford, 4 May 1828, and settled at Montville, Ohio, where she died, 15 Aug. 1842. He married (2d), at Freedom, Ohio, 29 Sept. 1842, Jane Culver, of Freedom, who was born at Chippewa, Ohio, 9 Dec. 1819, dau. of Miles Culver. He has been a travelling preacher of the Wesleyan Methodist, and of the United Brethren, Churches; and has filled, for several years, the office of justice of the peace, at Montville, where he still resided in Aug. 1874.

Children of Jonathan Rasselas6 and Maria Louise (Moore) Whitney:

i. Samuel Elihu7 Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1828, Montville, OH; m. 22 Jan 1851, Chardon, OH, Amanda Elizabeth Allen.
ii. William Lewis Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1830, Montville, OH; m. 7 Sep 1853, Parkman, OH, Sarah Stoughton.
iii. Emeline Maria Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1833, Montville, OH; d. after 1874; m.(1) 26 Sep 1852, Montville, OH, Edward Bailey.
iv. Julia Marilla Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1835, Montville, OH; d. after 1874; m. 1 Sep 1857, Parkman, OH, Daniel Tucker.
v. Nelson Veits Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1806, Montville, OH; d. 28 Mar 1836, Montville, OH, and was buried in the Montville Cemetery.
vi. Watson Clock Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1838, Montville, OH; m. 26 Feb 1867, New Lisbon, OH, Martha Jane Rogers.
vii. Veits Buttles Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1840, Montville, OH; d. 18 Jun 1841, Montville, OH, and was buried in the Montville Cemetery.
viii. Almon Veits Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1842, Montville, OH; m. 26 May 1867, Chicago, IL, Clara Elvira Coe.

Children of Jonathan Rasselas6 and Jane (Culver) Whitney:

ix. Jonathan Miles Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1843, Montville, OH; m.(1) 13 Nov 1863, Hampden, OH, Amelia Quiggle; m.(2) 26 Nov 1873, Portland, MI, Emerett Catherine Brace.
x. Victoria Ann Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1844, Montville, OH; d. 9 Aug 1845, Montville, OH, and was buried in Montville Cemetery.
xi. Lucy Lurena Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1847, Montville, OH; d. 11 Jan 1848, Montville, OH, and was buried in Montville Cemetery.
xii. Lurena Frederika Whitney, b. 9 Jan 1850, Montville, OH; d. after 1874; m. 22 Jul 1868, MOntville, OH, James Lyman Batchelder.
xiii. Rolen E. Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1857, Montville, OH.

Census

61 66 J. R. Whitney 46 M - Shoemaker $400 Mass. Jane Whitney 29 F - O. S. E. Whitney 21 M - Shoemaker O. W. L. Whitney 19 M - Shoemaker O. Attended school Emeline Whitney 17 F - O. Attended school 67 Marrilla Whitney 15 F - O. Attended school Watson Whitney 12 M - O. Attended school Almon Whitney 9 M - O. Attended school Miles Whitney 9 M - O. Attended school ----- Whitney 5/12 F - O.

455 424 Jonathan R. Whitney 52 M - Shoemaker $300 $100 Mass. Jane " 41 F - O. Miles J. 16 M - " Attended school Lurena 10 F - " Attended school Rolla 2 M - "

44 44 Whitney, J. R. 65 M W Shoemaker $1000 $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 49 F W Keeping House O. -----, Miles J. 26 M W Laborer in Carriage $200 O. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rolla 12 M W O.

Johathan R. WHITNY 75 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Jane WHITNY 60 Wife F M W OH Keeping VT PA Rollie E. WHITNY 23 Son M S W OH Laborer MA OH

1900, Portland, Ionia Co., MI, p. XXXXX: 230 285 Whitney, Miles Head W M Jul 1843 56 mar 27 Ohio Massachusetts Ohio Painter & Carpenter -----, Emerett C. Wife W F Nov 1845 55 mar 27 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, George H. Son W M Aug 1876 23 sgl Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Harness Maker Crandall, Mary Dau W F Aug 1875 24 mar 2 0ch 0liv Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Milliner -----, Richard A. SiL W M Jun 1871 28 mar 2 Canada Canada Canada Harness Maker, Immig. 1880, Nat. Whitney, Jane Moth W F Dec 1820 79 wid 5ch 2liv Ohio Vermont Pennsylvania

  • 1900, Rolen not found.

References

1.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] and Maria L. Moore of Torringford, Conn., int. Aug. 26, 1827," according to Vital Records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914}.

2.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], of Granville, Mass., m. Maria Moore, of Torrington, 19 Sep 1827, by Rev. Epaphras Goodman," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Torrington, vol. 1, p. 84.


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