Family:Whitney, Orrin (1828-a1870)

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Orrin8 Whitney (Ira7, Ephraim6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Ira7 and Lydia (Bolt) Whitney, was born 6 Oct 1828, Kent, NY, and died after 1870.

He married firstly, 21 Aug 1847, Ludingtonville, Kent, NY, Sarah Maria Sprague, daughter of Horace and Esther (Cronk) Sprague. She was born 6 Mar 1846, Kent, NY, and died after 1851.

He married secondly, before 1860, Ellen -----. She was born about 1833, Ireland, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . He settled at Kent; and, about 1853, left his family and went to Joliet, IL. His friends have not heard from him since 1861; and suppose that he volunteered as a soldier, and died during the war."

On 26 Dec 1855, he paid $100 for the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 29, Township 27N, Range 14W, Iroquois Co., IL. On 15 Apr 1857, he was granted that parcel.

He enlisted as a Private in the 56th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (Mechanic Fusileers), during the Civil War.

Children of Orrin8 and Sarah Maria (Sprague) Whitney:

i. Ira9 Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1848, Peck Slip, Kent, NY; m. Amelia Maria Benedict.
ii. Lydia Ann Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1850, Peck Slip, Kent, NY; m. autumn of 1868, William Morey, son of Isaac and Hester (Sprague) Morey. They lived at Towner's Station, NY, in 1873.
iii. Philinda Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1851, Beekman, NY; lived at Patterson, NY, in 1873, unmarried.

Children of Orrin8 and Ellen (-----) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

110 111 Aron Witney 21 M - Laborer N.Y. Sarah " 21 F - " Lydia " 24 F - " Ira " 2 M - "

3404 3283 Ora Whitney 25 M - Ice Vender 300 --- N.Y. Ellen 27 F - Ireland Illiterate

1860 U.S. Census, New York, Putnam Co., Kent, p. 4: 28 28 Daniel Washburn 70 M - Farmer $3500 $600 New York Betsey Washburn 66 F - Do Illiterate Lydia Whitney 12 F - Do David Foshay 15 M - Farm laborer Do Attended school Charles H. Olter 2 M - Do Horace Croft 65 M - Farm laborer Do

59 60 Esther Sprague 60 F - Do Illiterate Melinda Whitney 9 F - New York

363 384 Whitney, Oren 40 M W Teamster $1000 -- N.Y. Male citizen over 21 " Ellen 50 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate

E. F. WINEMAN 29 Self M M W OH Pump Mfgr. OH OH Kate WINEMAN 30 Wife F M W IRE Housekeeper IRE IRE F. Thomas WINEMAN 4 Son M S W IL OH OH Mary WINEMAN 2 Dau F S W IL OH OH Albert WINEMAN 1 Son M S W IL OH OH Ellen WHITNEY 50 Oth F M W IRE Servant IRE OH

  • 1880, Philinda not found.

References

  • Census records.

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