Family:Whitney, Joshua Lafayette (1819-1887)

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Joshua Lafayette8 Whitney (John Rodman7, William6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of John Rodman7 and Catherine (Schoonover) Whitney, was born 5 Sep 1819 or 1818, and died 7 Jul 1887, PA.

He married, 2 Dec 1845, PA, Mehitable Head. She was born about 1823, NY, and died after 1870.

They later removed to Camden, then to Michigan, and lastly back to PA.

Children of Joshua Lafayette8 and Mehitable (Head) Whitney:

i. Caroline9 Whitney, b. 30 May 1847, PA; m. 1 Sep 1868, Richard Holman.
ii. John Henry Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1850, PA; m.(1) Amanda -----; m.(2) Jennie Slocum.
iii. William B. Whitney, b. 1852, PA; d. 20 Jan 1914; m.(1) Clara Pearson; m.(2) ----- -----.
iv. Elliot Eldred Whitney, b. ca. 1856, OH; d. young.
v. Emma Jane Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1858, Camden, OH; m. 2 Apr 1874, David Duncan.

Census

-- 11 Joshua Whitney 31 M - Farmer $800 N.Y. Mahetabel " 26 F - N.Y. Caroline " 3 F - Pa.

1172 1188 Joshua Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1200 $540 N.Y. Mehitable 37 F - " Caroline 13 F - Pa. John 9 M - " Attended school Wm. 6 M - " Attended school Eldred 4 M - O. Emma 2 F - "

Boarding House 110 110 Hanes, Thomas 27 M W Laborer on Rail Road England Parents foreign born Roe, James 23 M W " Conn. Male citizen over 21 Brown, Charles 18 M W " Mich. White, David 36 M W " N.Y. Male citizen over 21 Taylor, David 21 M W " Ohio Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Lafeyett 54 M W " N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, William 16 M W " Penn. -----, Mabel 47 F W House Keeper N.Y. -----, Emma J. 11 F W At Home Ohio

This was surely Joshua.

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records.

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