Family:Whitney, Levi (1802-1879)

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Levi7 Whitney (Asa6, Levi5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Asa6 and Mary (Wallis) Whitney, was born 19 Mar 1802, Townsend, MA, and died Dec 1879, Cleveland, OH, aged 78 years, of consumption.[1] He was buried 19 Dec 1879, Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.

He married firstly, 28 Mar 1842, Lake Co., OH, Emily Granger. She was born about 1821, NY, and died between 1850 and 1855.

He married secondly, before 1855, Sarah E. -----. She was born about 1816 or 1820, MA or NY, and died after 1870. She was probably the Emma Whitney buried 3 Jul 1878, Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH, aged 57 years, who died of umbilical hemorrhage.

He resided Willoughby, Painesville, and Mayfield, OH.

The following family came to the Lake County Infirmary on 31 Oct 1855:[2]

Levi Whitney Aged 54 years and his
Wife Sarah E. Whitney Aged 34 years and his
Son Nathen Whitney aged 12 years and his
Daughter Mary Whitney Aged 10 years and his
Daughter Sarah Whitney Aged 8 years and his
Daughter Helen Whitney Aged 6 years and his
Son Samuel Whitney Aged 3 years and his
Daughter Francis Whitney Aged 2 years all Native Born from Painesville Township received Oct 31 1855 by Directors Orders.

On 13 Sep 1856, Levy Whitney & family left the infirmary to provide for themselves.

Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH, Section 42, Lot 136:

Levi Whitney, of Lee Ct., buried 19 Dec 1879, aged 78 years, white, male, native of Cleveland, OH, died of consumption.
Emma Whitney, of 40 First Ave., buried 3 Jul 1878, aged 57, white, female, died of umbilical hemorrhage.
Helen F. Whitney, of Euclid Ave. & E. 107 St., died 7 Jul 1911, buried 8 Jul 1911, aged 57, white, female, died of cerebral apoplexy.
Ann W. Whitney, of 40 First St., buried 6 Jun 1876, aged 19 years, white, female, died of meningitis.

Children of Levi7 and Emily (Granger) Whitney:

i. Nathan8 Whitney, b. ca. 1843, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1845, OH.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1847, OH.
iv. Helen F. Whitney, b. ca. 1849, OH; d. 7 Jul 1911, Cleveland, OH, aged 57 years, of cerebral apoplexy; buried Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH; possibly the "Ella", aged 25, single, in 1880.

Children of Levi7 Whitney, maternity uncertain:

v. Samuel Whitney, b. ca. 1851, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
vi. Francis Whitney, b. ca. 1853, OH.

Children of Levi7 and Sarah E. (-----) Whitney:

vii. Asa Whitney, b. ca. 1857, OH.
viii. George Whitney, b. ca. 1859, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
ix. Carlos Whitney, b. ca. 1863, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.

Notes

It is possible that Emily Granger and Sarah E. ----- were the same person, and that Levi had only one wife.

Census

47 48 Levi Whitney 50 M - Cradle Maker $200 Mass. Emily " 29 F - N.Y. Nathan " 7 M - O. Attended school Mary " 5 F - " Sarah " 3 F - "

599 554 L. Whitney 56 M - Farmer $1380 $500 Massachusetts Sarah E. " 40 F - New York Nathan " 17 M - " Ohio Marry " 15 F - " Attended school Sarah " 13 F - " Attended school Helen " 12 F - " Attended school S. Whitney 9 M - " Attended school Francis " 7 M - " Attended school Asa " 3 M - " George " 1 M - "

31 30 Whitney, Levi 69 M W Farmer $3220 -- Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 54 F W Keeping House Massachusetts -----, Samuel 20 M W Farm Labourer Ohio -----, Francis 18 F W At Home Ohio -----, Asa 14 M W At Home Ohio Attended school -----, George 11 M W At Home Ohio Attended school -----, Carley 7 M W At Home Ohio Attended school

Ella WHITNEY 25 Self F S W OH MA NY Nathan WHITNEY 36 Bro M S W OH MA NY Samuel WHITNEY 28 Bro M S W OH Painter MA NY George WHITNEY 22 Bro M S W OH Clerk MA NY Carlos WHITNEY 17 Bro M S W OH MA NY

These were his children.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

2.^  Lake County, Ohio, Infirmary Inmate Records, volume 1, pages 42, 43.


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