Family:Whitney, Lebbeus (1785-1849)

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Lebbeus6 Whitney (James Rex5, Caleb4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of James Rex5 and Mary (Holland) Whitney, was born 8 Oct 1785, Hillsboro, NC, and died 7 Sep 1849, Pottsville, PA.

He married, 1808, Elizabeth Ford. She was born 9 Aug 1786, Philadelphia, PA, and died 3 Feb 1873.

His parents emigrated from New York to Georgia, in 1785, and while on their way thither he was born at Hillsboro, NC. When a lad he went from Georgia to Charleston, SC, and thence before his majority to Philadelphia. For many years he was teller in the Schuylkill Bank. In Jul 1832, he moved to Port Carbon, PA, and was cashier of the branch of the bank there until 1840, when he went to a farm near Orwigsburg, PA, and thence to Pottsville, in 1845, where he died. He died Sept. 7, 1849: resided Pottsville, PA.

Children of Lebbeus6 and Elizabeth (Ford) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann7 Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1810, PA; m. 2 Apr 1835, Oliver C. Bosbyshell. He died 9 Nov 1838. Children:
a. Lebbeus W. Bosbyshell, b. 10 May 1836; d. 1 Feb 1886, Philadelphia, PA.
b. Charles A. Bosbyshell, b. 10 May 1836; m. Elmira Drill; resided Philadelphia, PA.
c. Oliver C. Bosbyshell, b. 3 Jan 1839; m. Martha E. Stem; Supt. U.S. & Mint Philadelphia.
ii. Laurence Ford Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1812; m. Hannah Pott.
iii. Charles Albert Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1815; m. Sophia Faure.
iv. John Ford Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1817; m. Elizabeth R. Ruckel.
v. Catherine Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1820; d. after 1880.
vi. William Lebbeus Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1823; m.(1) Ann T. Potts; m.(2) Emma St. C. Nichols.
vii. Elizabeth Ford Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1826; d. after 1880.
viii. Anna Margaret Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1828; d. 24 Sep 1864, Point Lookout, MD; m. 30 Sep 1856, Dr. Anthony Heger, asst. surg. U.S. Army. He was b. 4 Dec 1828, Vienna, Austria. Children:
a. William Simcoe Heger, b. 17 Jun 1857.

Census

345 360 Elizabeth Whitney 64 F - Pa. Mary A. Bosbyshell 39 F - " Catharine Whitney 30 F - " Wm. L. Whitney 37 M - Notary Public " Elizabeth " 24 F - " Ann " 21 F - " Catharine Neal 17 F - Ireland Lebbeus Bosbyshell 14 M - Pa. Attended school Charles " 14 M - " Attended school Oliver " 11 M - Mississippi Attended school

2008 1928 Mary A. Bosbyshell 46 F - $1000 Penna. Elizabeth Whitney 73 F - do Catherine 28 F - do Charles Bosbyshell 24 M - Printer do Lebbus " 24 M - Clerk do Oliver " 21 M - Student at Law Mississippi Mary Maginnis 13 F - Penna.

28 21 Bosbyshell, Mary 59 F W Keeping House $1000 Penna. Whitney, Elizabeth 84 F W No Occupation Penna. -----, Kate 49 F W " " Penna. -----, Elizabeth 44 F W " " Penna. Bosbyshell, Chas. A. 34 M W Printer Penna. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elmyra 22 F W No Occupation Penna. Parents foreign born -----, Lebbeus 34 M W R.R. Clerk Penna. Male citizen over 21 Shannon, Mary 16 F W Domestic Servant Penna. Mother foreign born

Frank R. PERSHING 27 Self M M W PA Druggist PA PA M. Matilda PERSHING 28 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA Louis C. PERSHING 1 Son M S W PA PA PA Susan DEWALT 52 MotL F W W PA At Home PA PA Elizabeth WHITNEY 53 Oth F S W PA Keeping House NC PA Catharine WHITNEY 59 Oth F S W PA At Home NC PA

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