Family:Whitney, Obadiah (1798-1870)

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Obadiah7 Whitney (Joshua6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joshua6 and Electa (Sawtell) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1798, Dalton, NH,[1] and died 18 Aug 1870, Rives Township, Jackson Co., MI.

He married, 1824, Seba Streeter, daughter of Dr Joseph & Elizabeth (Rowe) Streeter. She was born 22 Sep 1809, Pike, Allegany Co., NY, and died 7 Sep 1861, Rives Township, Jackson Co., MI.

The Obadiah Whitney family is buried at East Rives Cemetery located on Easton Rd. in Rives Township, Jackson Co., MI.

Children of Obadiah7 and Seba (Streeter) Whitney:

i. Lorenzo Dow8 Whitney, b. Aug 1828, NY; m.(1) Maria Elizabeth Barnes; m.(2) Mary A. Craddock.
ii. George W. Whitney, b. 17 Oct 1830, Pike, NY; m. Miranda Lydia Burns.
iii. Mary E. Whitney, b. 1833, NY; m. William Austin.
iv. Electa Whitney, b. 1836, NY; m. Philo R. Abbey.
v. Sarah Whitney, b. 1841, NY; d. 1916; m. Theodore N. Peek.

Notes

His oldest son was named after Lorenzo Dow, a prominent preacher and author.

Census

1053 1077 Obadiah Whitney 52 M - Chairmaker N.H. Seba Whitney 42 F - N.H. Lorenzo " 22 M - Farmer N.Y. George " 20 M - Farmer " Attended school Mary " 17 F - " Attended school Electa " 14 F - " Attended school Sally " 10 F - " Attended school George " 49 M - Farmer N.H.

688 686 Obadiah Whitney 62 M - Farmer $500 $100 N.H. Seba " 53 F - " Electa " 19 F - Mich. Attended school Sally " 17 F - " Attended school Philo Abbey 23 M - Master Cooper N.Y. Attended school

47 44 Whitney, Obadiah 72 M W Farmer $800 -- New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 Abbey, Philo B. 34 M W Carpenter $600 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Electa 33 F W Keeping House " -----, Mattie 12 F W Attending School Michigan Attended school -----, William 5 M W " Attended school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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