Family:Whitney, Russel (1810-a1880)
He married, 16 Nov 1831, Logan (now Adrian), MI, Angeline Rogers, daughter of Cary and Sally (Bentley) Rogers. She was born 27 Jan 1817, DeRuyter, NY, and died after 1900.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a farmer . . . . They lived, for about five years, at Adrian; a short time, at Nottawa, Mich.; and then settled at Rome, Mich., where they dwelt in June 1877."
Children of Russel7 and Angeline (Rogers) Whitney:
i. Sarah Ann8 Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1834, Adrian, MI; m. 16 Oct 1851, Rome, MI, Cornelius David Silvernail, son of John and Rhoda (Runnels) Silvernail, b. 1 Jul 1827, Lockport, NY; a farmer and stock-dealer. They dwelt at Rome from 16 Feb 1852 till 13 Mar 1861; and then moved to Edford, IL. He died at Virginia City, MT, 23 Sep 1864, and was buried there. She moved to Englewood, IL, 1 Sep 1874, and was living there in May 1875. ii. Helen Mar Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1835, Adrian, MI; m. Rome, MI, 7 Jan 1854, John McConnell, son of Amzi and Catharine (Beers) McConnell, b. 4 May 1828, Ridgeway, NY; a farmer. They settled at Rome, and were living there in Mar 1875. iii. Andrew Jackson Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1836, Nottawa, MI; m. Mary Jane Monaghan. iv. Emeline Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1837, Rome, MI; m. Chester Bradley; and was living at Colfax, IA, in Sep 1875, without children. v. Eleanor Phebe Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1839, Rome, MI; m. 30 Oct 1859, Gorham, OH, David Mortimer Farwell, son of Hiram and Margaret (Skinner) Farwell, of Morenci, MI, b. 1 May 1836, Gorham, OH; a carpenter. They settled at Medina, MI; and moved, about 1861, to Gorham. She removed, in 1864, to Adrian, MI, where she was living in Mar 1875. He enlisted, 24 Jul 1862, at Morenci, in the Eighth Michigan Battery; died at Vicksburgh, MS, 29 Aug 1863, and was buried there. vi. Sampson Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1840, Rome, MI; m. Jane Ann Wells. vii. Martin Van Buren Borello Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1842, Rome, MI; enlisted at Adrian, MI, in the Spring of 1862, in Company B, 9th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry; d. 3 Oct 1864, Rome, MI, of disease contracted in the army, and was buried there, in Wolf Creek Cemetery. viii. Rome Whitney, b. 18 Apr 1844, Rome, MI; enlisted at Adrian, MI, in the Autumn of 1862, in Company H, 11th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry; died of typhoid fever, 17 Jul 1864, in the general hospital at Lexington, KY, and was buried there. ix. Charles Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1845, Rome, MI; m. Ida Miranda Eliza Payne. x. Dallas Whitney, b. 10 May 1847, Rome, MI; m. Emma L. Delano. xi. Augusta Whitney, b. 1 May 1848, Rome, MI; and was living there, with her parents, in Mar 1875, unmarried. xii. Jeremiah Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1852, Rome, MI; d. 2 Mar 1861, Rome, MI, and was buried there. xiii. Josephine Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1854, Rome, MI; m. 29 Sep 1872, Springville, MI, Joseph Alfred Harris, son of William and Eliza (Farmer) Harris, b. 14 Jul 1849, Rome, MI; a butcher. They settled at Rome, and were living there in Mar 1875.
Helen Mar was a heroic character from the historical novel The Scottish Chiefs, by Jane Porter (1810).
- 1840, Rome, Lenawee Co., MI: Russel Whitney, 1 male 20-29, 2 males 0-4, 1 female 20-29, 2 females 5-9, and 2 females 0-4.
- 1850, Rome, Lenawee Co., MI:
662 670 Russell Whitney 40 M - Farmer $2000 N.Y. Angeline " 33 F - " Sally A. " 16 F - Mich. Attended school Hellen " 15 F - " Attended school Andrew J. " 14 M - " Attended school Emeline " 12 F - " Attended school Sampson " 9 M - " Attended school Eleanor " 11 F - " Attended school Martin V. " 8 M - " Attended school Rome " 7 M - " Attended school Charles " 5 M - " Attended school Dallas " 3 M - " Augusta " 2 F - "
509 509 Russel Whitney 49 M - Farmer $5000 $700 N.Y. Angeline 43 F - Do Sampson 20 M - Laborer Mich. Borellon 18 F - Do Do Rome 16 M - Do Do Attended school Charles 14 M - Do Attended school Alice 13 F - Do Attended school Augusta 12 F - Do Attended school Jerry 8 M - Do Attended school Josphine 6 F - Do Attended school
136 141 Whitney, Russle 59 M W Farmer $9600 $5142 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Angeline 53 F W Keeping House New York -----, Sampson 29 M W Works on Farm Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Charles 24 M W Works on Farm Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Dallas 23 M W Works on Farm Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Gurta 22 F W At Home Michigan -----, Josefien 15 F W At Home Michigan
Russell WHITNEY 69 Self M M W NY Farmer RI RI Angeline WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Cristina WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MI NY NY
63 64 Whitney, Sampson Head W M Jul 1840 59 mar 32 Michigan New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Anne Jane Wife W F Jan 1847 53 mar 32 0ch 0liv Michigan Michigan Canada (Eng) 64 65 Whitney, Angeline Head W F Jan 1817 83 wid 13ch 8liv New York New York New York Owns Free House Silvernail, Sally Anne Dau W F Feb 1835 65 wid 5ch 2liv Michigan New York New York
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 498 and p. 1179-1180.