Family:Whitney, Manning (1795-1841)

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Manning7 Whitney (Daniel6, Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Daniel6 and Sarah (Durant) Whitney, was born 8 Sep 1795, Stow, MA,[1] and died 24 Jun 1841, Gainsville, AL, aged 45 years 9 months 18 days.

He married, 26 Dec 1819, Franconia, NH, Dolly Brooks,[2] daughter of Luke and Suza (Smith) Brooks. She was born 18 Nov 1795, Stow, MA, and died 5 Aug 1881, Franconia, NH, aged 85 years 8 months 17 days.

"MANNING WHITNEY came to this town from Stowe, Mass, in 1818, locating on road 22. He married Dolly Brooks, in 1818, and reared a family of six children, namely, Emeline, Daniel, Henry B., Lydia, Jane and Sally H. He died in Alabama in 1841. Henry B. and Daniel still live in the town."[3]

The gravestones of this family in the Willow Cemetery, Franconia, NH, read:

Dolly Brooks, | died | Aug. 5, 1881, | AE 85 yrs. 8 mos. 17 dys. | the wife of | Manning Whitney, | who died in | Gainsvill Alabama, | June 24, 1841 | AE 45 yrs. 9 mos. 18 dys.
Sally D. | daughter of | Manning & Dolly | Whitney, | died | July 16, 1848. | AE 13 yrs. 11 mo's.
Lydia B. Whitney | died | Nov. 2, 1891 | AE 63 yrs. 10 mos. | & 25 ds.
Emeline | dau. of | Manning & Dolly | Whitney | died | Apr. 13, 1895 ae 75 yrs. 1 mo. | & 18 ds.
Jane B. Whitney | died Sept. 9, 1908, | AE 76 yrs. 11 mos. | & 24 ds.

Children of Manning7 and Dolly (Brooks) Whitney:

i. Emiline8 Whitney, b. ca. 25 Feb 1820, NH; d. 13 Apr 1895, Franconia, NH, aged 75 years 1 month 18 days; unmarried.
ii. Daniel Whitney, b. ca. 1822, NH; m. Alzina Jesseman.
iii. Henry P. Whitney; b. 31 Oct 1823, NH; m. Harriet Jesseman.
iv. Lydia B. Whitney, b. ca. 7 Dec 1827, NH; d. 2 Nov 1891, Franconia, NH, aged 63 years 10 months 25 days; unmarried.
v. Jane B. Whitney, b. ca. 15 Sep 1831, NH; d. 9 Sep 1908, Franconia, NH, aged 76 years 11 months 24 days; unmarried.
vi. Sally D. Whitney; b. ca. Aug 1834, Franconia, NH; d. 16 Jul 1848, Franconia, NH, aged 13 years 11 months.


Census

84 88 Henry Whitney 26 M - Farmer $1600 N.H. Dolly do 54 F - Mass. Emeline do 30 F - N.H. Lydia do 21 F - do Attended school Jane do 18 F - do Attended school

1012 1081 Henry P. Whitney 36 M - Farmer $5100 $1400 N.H. Harriet " 28 F - House Wife N.H. (Infant) " 4/12 F - N.H. Dolly Whitney 64 F - House Work Massachusetts Lydia " 32 F - House Work N.H. Jane " 28 F - House Work N.H. George Pottle 16 M - Farm Laborer N.H. Attended school

55 65 Whitney, Henry P. 46 M W Farmer $4000 $2150 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriett 41 F W Keeping House New Hampshire -----, Susan 3 F W New Hampshire -----, Dolly 76 F W Mass. -----, Lydia 42 F W New Hampshire -----, Jane B. 38 F W New Hampshire

Henry P. WHITNEY 56 Self M W W NEW HAMP Farmer MASS MASS Susie WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W NEW HAMP N H N H Mary WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W NEW HAMP N H N H Lydia WHITNEY 54 Sis F S W NEW HAMP Keeping House N H N H Jane WHITNEY 52 Sis F S W NEW HAMP Keeping House N H N H Lydia JESSEMAN 71 MotL F W W NEW HAMP N H N H David MCDONALD 21 Oth M S W CANADA Laborer --- --- Delly WHITNEY 85 Moth F W W MASS MASS MASS

References

1.^  "Manning [Whitney], s. Lt. Daniel and Sarah, [born] Sept. 8, 1795," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Manning Whitney & Dally Brooks, m. 26 Dec 1819, Franconia, Grafton Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  Hamilton Child, Gazetteer of Grafton County, N.H., 1709-1886 (Syracuse, N.Y.: H. Child, June 1886), p. 266 ff., HISTORY OF FRANCONIA NH, BIOGRAPHIES OF EARLY SETTLERS AND PROMINENT CITIZENS.


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