Family:Whitney, Prosper King (1838-?)

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Prosper King7 Whitney (John Merrick6, James Rex5, Caleb4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of John Merrick6 and Clarissa (Montgomery) Whitney, was born 23 Sep 1838, Fayette, MS, and died 3 Mar 1894, Fayette, MS.

He married, 8 Feb 1860, Helen Sophia McCaleb. She was born 23 Sep 1839, MS, and died 12 Nov 1917

He resided Fayette, MS.

Children of Prosper King7 and Helen Sophia (Mccaleb) Whitney:

i. James McCaleb8 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1860, MS; m.(1) Della Stevens; m.(2) Katie Mayberry.
ii. Carrie Darden Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1863, MS; d. 5 May 1943; m. 8 Feb 1882, Robert W. Campbell, Jr.; 2 ch.; resided Fayette, MS.
iii. John Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1864, MS.
iv. Prosper K. Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1866, MS; died 1944.
v. Mary E. Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1868, MS.
vi. Mattie Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1870, MS; d. 19 Jul 1956; m. Jeff Truly.
vii. Sophie M. Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1872, MS; d. 18 Mar 1948; m. ----- Bland.
viii. Millie/Willie D. Whitney, b. 15 Nov 1874, MS; d. 7 Jun 1908.
ix. Helen Nina Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1875, MS.
x. Hattie P. Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1877, MS; d. 28 Jul 1954; m. Benjamin C. Knapp.
xi. Lizzie B. Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1879, MS.
xii. Laura A. Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1881; d. 25 Sep 1882.
xiii. Lula M. Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1885.

Census

10 9 P. K. Whitney 22 M - Planter $6000 $15000 Miss. Married in year E. Whitney 21 F - " Married in year

121 120 Whitny, P. K. 31 M W Farmer $4000 $2000 Miss. Male citizen over 21 -----, Helen 30 F W Keeping house " -----, James M. 9 M W At school " Attended school -----, Cassie D. 7 F W " -----, Jno. 6 M W " -----, P. R. 4 M W " -----, Mary E. 2 F W " McCalip, Sophia 16 F W Att. school " Parker, Mary 49 F B D. Svt. " Illiterate

P. K. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W MS Medical Doctor And Farmer SC MS Hellen S. WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W MS Keeping House MS KY James M. C. WHITNEY 19 Son M W MS Laborer MS MS Carrie WHITNEY 17 Dau F W MS Teacher MS MS John WHITNEY 15 Son M W MS Printer MS MS P. K. WHITNEY 14 Son M W MS At School MS MS Mary WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MS MS MS Mattie WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W MS MS MS Sophia WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MS MS MS Willy WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MS MS MS Ninee WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MS MS MS Hattie WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MS MS MS Lizzie WHITNEY 6M Dau F S W MS MS MS

References

  • Tombstone information from Fayette, MS.

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