Family:Whitney, Joseph (1806-1883)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Abel6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Abel6 and Phebe (Scott) Whitney, was born 27 Jan 1806, Tunbridge, VT, and died 25 Oct 1883, Tunbridge, VT.

He, of Tunbridge, VT, married firstly, 18 Mar 1844, Warren, VT, Emily A. Pierce, of Warren, VT.[1]

He married, possibly secondly, before 1850, Caroline Pierce,[2] daughter of Amos and Caroline (-----) Pierce. She was born about 1815, VT, and died after 1870.

The two wives may actually be the same person.

He resided Tunbridge, VT.

Children of Joseph7 and Caroline (Pierce) Whitney:

i. Abel8 Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1847, Tunbridge, VT;[3] d. 8 Aug 1864, Andersonville prison camp, during the civil war.
"Whitney, Abel D., age 18, cred. to Tunbridge, VT
Service: enl 12/30/63, m/i 1/2/64, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, d/prison 8/8/64 (diarrhea)
born: 07/09/1847, Tunbridge, VT; died 08/08/1864; buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, GA (cenotaph not identified)."[4]
ii. Ransom Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1849, Tunbridge, VT;[5] m.(1) Sarah B. (Johnston) Clark; m.(2) Frances L. (Williams) Havens; m.(3) Caroline (Jones) Patch.
iii. James Pierce Whitney, b. ca. 1855, VT; m. Rosa Goodale.

Census

71 79 Joseph Whitney 44 M - Farmer $900 Vt. Caroline " 34 F - " Abel " 2 M - " Ransom " 1 M - "

2328 2496 Joseph Whitney 50 M - Farmer $1300 $250 Vermont Caroline " 45 F - " Abel " 12 M - " Attended school Ransom " 10 M - " Attended school

61 62 Whitney, Joseph 64 M W Farmer $2000 $445 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Caroline 55 F W Keep house " " James 14 M W " Attended school

Joseph WHITNEY 74 Self M S W VT Laborer VT MA

References

  • Census records

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Her name, from Pierce, is confirmed by census records.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont in the Civil War.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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