Family:Whitney, Joshua (1800-1885)

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Joshua7 Whitney (Shubael6, Asa5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Shubael6 and Sarah (Mitchell) Whitney, was born 1 Jan 1800 or 1 Jan 1799, Groton, CT,[1] and died 1885, Cleveland, OH.

He married firstly, 6 Apr 1829, Norwich, CT, Lydia R. Palmer, "both of Norwich",[2] daughter of Robert Miner and Bridget (Baldwin) Palmer. She was born 13 Jun 1806, Griswold, CT, and died between 1870 and 1875.

He married secondly, 5 Aug 1875, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Lucina (Emerson)(Nicholas) Meacham, daughter of Asa and Sarah (Small) Emerson. She was born 2 Mar 1822, Parma, OH, and died 29 Nov 1895. She had married firstly, before 1841, Charles Nicholas. She had married secondly, before 1846, Levi E. Meacham (c1819-1846).

He resided Norwich, CT, and Cleveland, OH.

Children of Joshua7 and Lydia R. (Palmer) Whitney:

i. George8 Whitney, b. ca. 1839, OH.
ii. William Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1846, OH.

Census

1579 1709 Joshua Whitney 50 M - Farmer Conn. Lydia " 44 F - " George " 11 M - Ohio Attended school William F. " 4 M - "

867 897 Joshua Whitney 50 M - Carpenter $300 $1000 Ct. Lidia " 50 F - Do Hennry " 14 M - Ohio Attended school

Boarders 1920 1844 P. L. Delong 50 M - Hotel $5000 $1500 N.Y. ... George Whitney 21 M - Laborer R.R. Ireland ...

58 52 Whitney, Joshua 70 M W Carpenter $5000 $500 Conn. -----, Lydia 63 F " Keep House "

941 1092 Blanchard, Jane 47 F W Keeping house Connecticut ... Whitney, George 31 M W City Fire Department Ohio Male citizen over 21 ...

Joshahua WHITNEY 80 Self M M W CT CT CT Lucina B. WHITNEY 59 Wife F M W OH Keeping House MA MS

George WHITNEY 40 Self M S W OH Laborer CT CT

  • 1880, son William/Henry not found.

References

1.^  "Joshua [Whitney], [s. Shubael], b. 1 Jan 1799," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Groton 3:2.

2.^  "Joshua [Whitney], m. Lydia R. Palmer, b. of Norwich, 6 Apr 1829, by Rev. William PALMER," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwich 5:166.


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