Family:Whitney, Newton (1822-1894)

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Newton7 Whitney (Solomon6, Solomon5, Solomon4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Solomon6 and Nancy (Hurlbut) Whitney, was born 26 Sep 1822, Poultney, VT, and died 1894, Des Moines, IA.

He married, Oct 1858, Deep River, IA, Catherine Dillon. She was born 27 Nov 1833, OH, and died 10 Jul 1870 [Pierce] or Jul 1869, Deep River, IA, aged 37 of a miscarriage.[1]

He married secondly, 21 Mar 1872, Poweshiek Co., IA, Margaret Love. She was born about 1844, PA.

He was born in Poultney, VT, where his ancestors were early settlers. Residing with his father until after thirty years of age, in 1855 he migrated westward, and settled in Des Moines, IA, where he has since resided. He was one of the California pioneers of 1849, and resided in the Golden State two years. He resided Des Moines, Iowa, 328 E. 5th street.

Children of Newton7 and Catherine (Dillon) Whitney:

i. Elmetta8 Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1858, IA; d. 24 Sep 1864, IA.
ii. Erwin F. Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1860, IA; m. Ella M. Adair.
iii. Elena Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1864, IA; d. 28 Jan 1871, IA.
iv. Eletha Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1864, IA; d. 28 Jan 1871, IA.
v. John Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1868, IA; d. 19 Jan 1871, IA.
vi. Ion Whitney (daughter), b. 5 Apr 1874, IA.

Census

713 713 N. Whitney 27 M - Miner MA

1070 1179 Soloman Whitney 58 M - Farmer $2000 Vermont Nancy " 52 F - " Newton " 29 M - " " Myron " 24 M - " " Ellen " 19 F - " Julia " 16 F - " Harry Babcock 12 M - " 1180 James Ferrand 29 M - Laborer " Caroline " 23 F - " Wm. H. H. " 2 M - " Lucy Gorway 64 F - " Lydia " 22 F - "

816 794 N. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $460 $1160 Vermont Catharine " 23 F - Ohio Elmetta " 2 F - Iowa Solomon " 69 M - Vermont

34 34 Whitney, Newton 47 M W Farmer $7000 $300 Vermont Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Erwin 10 F W Iowa Attended school -----, Elana 6 F W Iowa Attended school -----, Eliatha 6 F W Iowa Attended school -----, John 2 M W Iowa

Newton WHITNEY 57 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Margret WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W PA Keeping House IRE IRE Iem WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W IA VT PA Margret YARIAN 20 Oth F S W OH Servant OH OH

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule


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