Family:Whitney, Nelson (1823-1912)
Nelson9 Whitney (Alonzo Adams8, Abraham Johnson7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Alonzo Adams8 and Fanny (Pitts) Whitney, was born 5 Jan 1823, Danby, NY, and died 27 May 1912, East Charleston, PA.
He married, 31 Dec 1845, Corning, NY, Susan Caroline Parcel, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Woodruff) Parcel, of Corning, formerly of Ithaca, NY. She was born 11 Mar 1824, Ithaca, NY, and died 30 Aug 1899, East Charleston, PA.
Resided Whitneyville, PA.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Nelson Whitney, b. at Danby, N.Y., 5 Jan. 1823; a farmer, and proprietor of a cheese-factory; married at Corning, N.Y., 31 Dec. 1845, by Bertine Pew, Esq., to Susan Caroline Parcel, dau. of Samuel and Mary (Woodruff) Parcel, of Corning, formerly of Ithaca, N.Y., where she was born 11 March 1824. They dwelt at Corning till 1848; then settled at Whitneyville, Penn., and were living there in June 1876. He served as quartermaster, from 21 Ap. till 21 July 1861, in the 3d Reg., Penn. Vol. Infantry. He then raised a company, which was organized 18 Sept. 1861, sworn into State service 21 Sept. 1861, mustered into U. S. service 14 Oct. 1861, as Co. G, 45th Reg., Penn. Vol. Infantry, and was mustered out at Old Point Comfort, Va., 3 July 1862. "
Children of Nelson9 and Susan Caroline (Parcel) Whitney:
i. William Edward10 Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1846, Corning, NY; d. 10 Sep 1848, Whitneyville, PA; bur. Whitneyville Cemetery. ii. Mary Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1848, Whitneyville, PA; m. 26 Apr 1869, Whitneyville, PA, Abram Tipple, a farmer, son of Elias and Hannah (Kingsbury) Tipple, of the same place. He was born at Charleston, PA, 14 Jul 1846. They settled at Whitneyville, and were living there in May 1876. iii. Frank Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1850, Whitneyville, PA; m. Adeline Schieffelin. iv. Fanny Whitney, b. 18 Jun 1853, Whitneyville, PA; m. 20 Jan 1872, Whitneyville, PA, Otis Lee Atherton, son of Carlisle and Sarah (Young) Atherton, of Charleston, Penn., where he was born 21 Nov 1848. They settled at Whitneyville, and were living there in May 1876. He enlisted, 18 Feb 1864, in Co. A, 187th Reg. of Penn. Vol. Infantry; and was discharged at West Philadelphia, PA, 6 Jun 1865. While he was acting as a sharp-shooter in the battle of Spottsylvania, 18 Jun 1864, one of his eyes was destroyed by a bullet from the enemy. He was first-lieutenant of Co. F, 12th Reg. of Penn. Militia, in 1876. v. Willis Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1855, Whitneyville, PA; m. Alice M. Schieffelin. vi. Seymour Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1858, Whitneyville, PA; m. Ida M. Jennings. vii. Nelly Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1860, Whitneyville, PA; d. 22 Feb 1947; m. 10 Jan 1880, East Charleston, PA, Horatio Nelson Neal. viii. Jessie Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1863, Whitneyville, PA; d. after 1910. ix. Ione Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1867, Whitneyville, PA; m. ca. 1883, Charleston, PA, Charles E. Simons or Symonds.
20 20 Nelson Whitney 27 M - Farmer $200 N.Y. Susan " 26 F - " Mary " 1 F - Pa. A. Pitts 32 M - Farmer $1320 N.Y. Married in year
404 405 Alonzo Whitney 58 M - Farmer $5000 $1700 Conn. Fanny " 58 F - N.Y. Lewis Pitts 84 M - Farmer $1500 $300 " Thankful " 80 F - " 405 406 Nelson Whitney 36 M - Merchant $4000 $15000 " Susan " 36 F - " Mary " 12 F - " Attended school Frank " 10 M - Pa. Attended school Fanny " 7 F - " Attended school Willis " 5 M - " Attended school Seymour " 2 M - " Chester M. Spaulding 19 M - Clerk N.Y. Carried Wilcox 24 F - Servant Ireland Mary Cosgriff 18 F - " N.Y.
371 382 Whitney, Nelson 46 M W Farmer $3150 $4500 " Male citizen over 21 " Susan C. 46 F W Keeping house " " Frank 19 M W Penna. Attended school " Fanny 17 F W " Attended school " Willis 14 M W " Attended school " Seymour 12 M W " Attended school " Nellie 11 F W " Attended school " Jessie 7 F W " Attended school " Iona 3 F W "
Nelson WHITNEY 56 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Susan WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W NY K. House NJ NJ Segmoor WHITNEY 22 Son M S W PA Laborer NY NY Jesse WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W PA At Home NY NY Jone WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W PA At School NY NY Juliette TUPPER 63 SisL F W W NY NJ NJ
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 614.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 1550; and p. 2243.
- L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.