Family:Whitney, Minor M. (1847-1917)

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Minor M. Whitney (Minor Merrick), son of Minor Merrick and Sophia (Wilson) Whitney, was born Jun 1847, Amite Co., MS, and died 1917, MS.

He married, 1873, Amite Co., MS, Mary Alameda Cotten, daughter of William A. and Aletha (Jackson) Cotten. She was born in 1850.

He is listed in the 1880 census in Amite Co. where his father is listed as born in NY. He served as Private, Company I, 4th Mississippi Cavalry, C.S.A. He served as a Private, Company C, 1st Louisiana Cavalry, C.S.A. He was taken prisoner of war, and paroled at Gainesville, AL, 12 May 1865. His residence was at Liberty, MS.[1]

Children of Minor M. and Mary Alameda (Cotten) Whitney:

i. Harry G. Whitney, b. ca. Apr 1870, MS.
ii. Ida G. Whitney, b. ca. 1872, MS; m. Horace L. Price.
iii. William C. Whitney, b. ca. 1875, MS.
iv. Minor M. Whitney, b. ca. 1878, MS; d. 1909, MS.
v. Claude H. Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1888, MS; d. 17 Mar 1915.

Census

63 63 Sophia Whitney 33 F - 3000 Amite Co. Miss. Rebecca E. Whitney 12 F - Amite Co. Miss. Illiterate Miner M. Whitney 3 M - Amite Co. Miss. Amelia M. Whitney 22 F - Amite Co. Miss. Alice S. Whitney 6/12 F - Amite Co. Miss. John V. Wren 36 M - Physician La. Elizabeth Wren 25 F - La. Woodson Wren 6 M - Franklin Co., Miss. Mary Wren 2 F - Amite Co., Miss. Frances Bradshaw 11 F - La. Wm. R. Carter 45 M - Mechanic Va. D. W. Jewit 45 M - Dentist Mass. Myles Covington 27 M - Shoe & boot maker Ky. Burnard Kozyminski 28 M - Clerk Poland Phillip Near 39 M - Painter Va. Peter O. Hannigan 48 M - Well digger Ireland

770 770 James R. Aumock 35 M - Master mason $9000 $2000 Ms. Sophia " 40 F - Miss. Minor Whitny 12 M - " Attended school Nancy Shuwon 26 F - Seamstress Ohio Susan Bogle 22 F - Miss. Helen " 4/12 F - " Rosana Flanagan 20 F - Servant Ireland Barney McFadden 40 M - Laborer Ireland Robert Saunders 22 M - Shoe Maker Baden William R. Curter 45 M - Carpenter $6000 Gro Goldsbury Thomas 30 M - Tanner $200 Ky. William Johnson 53 M - Shoe Maker $100 Ms.

226 227 Whitney, Minor M. 23 M W Merchant $1200 Miss. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 20 F W House Keeper Miss. -----, Harry G. 2/12 M W Miss. Born in Apr

M. M. WHITNEY 33 Self M M W MS Farmer NY MS M. A. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W MS Keeping House MS MS Harry G. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MS At Home MS MS Ida G. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MS MS MS William C. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MS MS MS Minor M. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W MS MS MS

89 100 Whitney, Miner Head W M 52 wid Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Grocery -----, Ida Dau W F 27 sgl Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi -----, Claud Son W M 12 sgl Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi

  • 1910, McComb, Pike Co., MS.

References

  • Census records.

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