Family:Whitney, Reaves (1825-1912)

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Reaves7 Whitney or Loammi7 Whitney (John6, John5, Samuel4, Joshua3, David2, Samuel1), also listed as 'Loammi Whitney' and 'Loammi Jr. Whitney' (although there may be some confusion here),[1] was born 3 Dec 1825, KY,[2] and died 10 Oct 1912, KY.[3]

He married Catherine Renick.[4] She was born 3 Jun 1834, KY,[5] and died 30 Apr 1920, KY.[6]

Reaves and Catherine (Renick) Whitney

Children of Reaves7 and Catherine (Renick) Whitney:

i. John8 Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1853, Walnut Creek, Allen Co., KY,[7] d. 22 Sep 1853, Allen Co., KY of 'hooping cough'.[8]
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1854, Barren River, Allen Co., KY,[9] d. 27 Dec 1854, Allen Co., KY.[10]
iii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1855, Allen Co., KY.[11]
iv. William Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1855.[12], d. 6 Jan 1942.
v. Mary Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1858, Allen Co., KY.[13] She was listed as "May" on the 1860 census and "May M." in 1870.
vi. Taphatt 'Tappie' Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1859,[14] d. 31 Jul 1945,[15] m. Joel Morehead.[16]
Ch: Edna Morehead, b. ca. 1885, KY; Kate Morehead, b. ca. 1888, KY; Mary Morehead, b. ca. 1899, KY.
vii. Elizabeth 'Bettie' Whitney, b. 22 May 1862, KY,[17], d. 30 Jan 1916.
viii. Robert Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1863, KY,[18] d. 14 Feb 1934.
ix. Emma Whitney, b. ca. 1866, KY.[19]
x. Molly Whitney, b. Aug 1869, KY.[20]
xi. Herman Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1873,[21] d. 6 Mar 1895, KY.[22]
xi. Wincy Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1872, KY,[23] d. 23 Oct 1944; m. James W.8 Whitney. They were second cousins.
xi. Daisey Whitney, b. ca. 1875, KY.[24]

Note: One source[25] assigns him a daughter Mary Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1838, Allen Co., KY, d. 27 Dec 1854, m. William H. Claypool, b. 29 Dec 1841, Warren Co., KY, but she was born too early to belong to this family.

Children of Reaves7 Whitney and an unnamed slave:

xii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1855.[26]

Census

760 748 Reeves Whitney 24 M - Farming $480 $6145 " Catherine 25 F - " William 5 M - " May 3 F - " Infant 5/12 F - "

379 379 Reaves Whitney 44 M W Farmer $1200 $1200 Kentucky Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 34 F W Keeping house Do -----, William 14 M W Do -----, May M. 12 F W Do -----, Taphatt 10 F W Do -----, Elizabeth 8 F W Do -----, Robert 6 M W Do -----, Emma 4 F W Do -----, Mollie 10/12 F W Do Born in Aug -----, Daniel 25 M B Farm laborer Do Illiterate -----, Tabney 18 F M Do Illiterate -----, Rachell 2 F M Do

Reaves WHITNEY 54 Self M M W KY Farmer NC KY Catharine WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W KY Keeping House KY KY William WHITNEY 24 Son M S W KY Works On Farm KY KY Mattie M. WHITNEY 22 Dau F S W KY At Home KY KY Tappie WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W KY At Home KY KY Bettie WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W KY At Home KY KY Robt. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W KY Work On Farm KY KY Emma WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W KY At Home KY KY Tintsea WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W KY At Home KY KY Herman WHITNEY 10 Son M S W KY KY KY Wincy WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W KY KY KY Daisey WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W KY KY KY

References

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7. ^  Birth record for "Whitney, John", 8/22/53, son of "Reeves Whitney" and "Catharine Renick"

8. ^  Death record for "Whitney, John, age 1mo/m, 9/22/53, Hooping cough, son of Reaves & Katharine Whitney"

9. ^  Birth record for "Whitney, (no name)", 12/25/54, son of "Reves Whitney" and "Catharin Rinck"

10. ^  Death record for "Whitney, infant, age 2da/m, 12/27/54, unknown, child of Reaves & Katharine Whitney"

11. ^  Birth record for "Whitney, (no name)", 12/26/55, daughter of "Reaves Whitney" and "Catharine Rinic"

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13. ^  Birth record for "Whitney, Mary", 4/9/58, daughter of "Reaves Whitney" and "Katharine Reyneck"

14. ^  Morehead Graveyard, "MOREHEAD, Tappie , 1859-1945, d/o Reaves and Catherine WHITNEY"

15. ^  Ibid.

16. ^  Ibid., 1920 U.S. Census, District 8, Gainesville, Allen County, Kentucky.

17. ^  1870 U.S. Census, Precinct 1, Allen County, Kentucky.

18. ^  Ibid.

19. ^  Ibid.

20. ^  Ibid.

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23. ^  1880 U.S. Census, District 1, Allen County, Kentucky.

24. ^  Ibid.

25. ^  Descendants of Samuel Whitney, Sr.

26. ^  Ancestry.com. Kentucky Birth Records, 1852-1910 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.


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