Family:Whitney, Myron F. (c1840-a1880)

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Myron F. Whitney, (William, Benjamin, Samuel Kellogg, Benjamin), son of William and Hannah Metcalf (St. John) Whitney, was born 9 Feb 1840, [prob. Sharon,] CT, and died after 1880.

He married firstly, 14 Nov 1864, Sharon, CT, Mary J. Lucas, both "of Sharon".[1] She died 20 Sep 1868.

He married secondly, before 1875, Mary J. Beebe. She was born about 1845, CT, and died after 1880.

Children of Myron F. and Mary J. (Lucas) Whitney:

i. Edwin L. Whitney, b. ca. 1869, CT.

Children of Myron F. and Mary J. (Beebe) Whitney:

ii. Jennie Whitney, b. ca. 1875, CT.
iii. Lena Whitney, b. ca. 1879, CT.

Census

1870 U.S. Census, Connecticut, Litchfield County, Sharon, page 20: 168 174 Rowley, Charles 33 M W Butcher $500 Connecticut Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 34 F W Keeping House Connecticut Illiterate -----, Edward W. 9 M W At school Connecticut Attended school, Illiterate -----, Maggie 7 F W At school Connecticut Attended school, Illiterate -----, Albert 3 M W Connecticut Whitney, Myron 31 M W Butcher $500 Connecticut Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 Gordon, Charles 18 M W Clerk in store New York Illiterate White, Hellen M. 23 F W House Keeper Connecticut Illiterate NOTE: Apparently the enumerator marked the literacy columns for those who could read, instead of those who couldn't.

339 342 Whitney, William 55 M W Farmer $3500 $1000 Connecticut -----, Hannah 55 F W Keeping House Connecticut -----, Edwin S. 1 M W Connecticut King, Vincent 16 M W Farm Laborer Connecticut Birdsell, Washin M. 38 M W Carpenter $800 $200 New York Burns, Charles 21 M W Carpenter New York

Son Edwin was living with his grandparents.

Myron F. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W CT Horse Dealer CT CT Mary J. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT NJ Edwin L. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Jennie WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W CT CT CT Lena WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W CT CT CT Aledia BARHYTE 14 Oth F S W NY Domestic Servant NY NY Ebenezer THOMPSON 34 Oth M S W NY Horse Dealer NY NY James DOYLE 25 Oth M S W CT Clerk In Store ENG NJ

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Myron F. [Whitney], farmer, ae 24, of Sharon, m. Mary J. LUCAS, ae 23, of Sharon, 14 Nov 1864, by Rev. Ira FERRIS," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Sharon 1:83.


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