Family:Whitney, Samuel (1811-1889)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Isaac5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac5 and Susanna (Turnback)(Hall) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1811, Middlesex, NY, and died 26 Apr 1889, Macomb, MI. He was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[1]

He married, 21 Apr 1836, Macomb, MI, Ann Stroup, daughter of George and Susanna (Riegel) Stroup. She was born 5 Mar 1819, Fayette, NY. and died 2 Jan 1901, Clinton, MI. She was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[2]

He was born in Middlesex, Ontario Co., NY, now Potter, Yates Co. He migrated to Michigan in 1834, settling in Detroit, where he resided for two years going then to a farm at Macomb, which he purchased of the government, where he ever after resided. He resided Macomb, MI.

Children of Samuel6 and Ann (Stroup) Whitney:

i. Sophronia7 Whitney, b. 16 May 1837, NY or MI; d. 3 Aug 1912, Clinton, MI; unmarried; resided Mount Clemens, MI; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[3]
ii. Jason C. Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1839, MI; m.(1) Elida Berney; m.(2) Lettie E. Heyman.
iii. William Henry Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1840, MI; m. Mary Euretta Kellogg.
iv. Esther A. Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1842, MI; m. 27 Aug 1873, Macomb, MI, Warren Crawford; resided Kings Mill, MI; 5 ch.
v. George Clay Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1844, MI; m. Martha A. Freis.
vi. Milton Isaac Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1846, MI; m. Elizabeth M. Fuller.
vii. Samuel Emory Whitney, b. 28 Mar 1848, MI; unmarried.
viii. Laton Dennis Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1850, MI; resided Mount Clemens; farmer at Macomb; d. Feb. 9, 1932; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI;[4] unmarried.
ix. Milo Herbert Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1852, MI; resided Mount Clemens; farmer at Macomb; d. 7 Jun 1929; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI;[5] unmarried.
x. Lora Alice Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1854, MI; m. 20 Sep 1876, Macomb, MI, Ira H. Briggs; resided Mount Clemens.
xi. Allen Sisson Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1857, MI; d. 9 Sep 1944; bur. Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, MI;[6] m. 6 Jun 1916, Washtenaw Co., MI, Maybelle Ella Howe; resided Saginaw; for several year he was superintendent of the public schools there; first Dean of the College of Education at the University of Michigan.
xii. Clarence Eugene Whitney, b. ca. 1860 or 2 Jun 1866, MI; resided 23 Adams St., Detroit, MI; He is a teacher in the Detroit public schools; d. 21 Jul 1936; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[7]
xiii. Florence Hattie Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1865, MI, resided Mount Clemens; d. 28 Feb 1955; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[8]

Census

453 458 Samuel Whitney 38 M - Farmer $1200 N.Y. Ann " 31 F - " Sephrona " 13 F - Mich. Attended school Jason " 11 M - " Attended school William H. " 9 M - " Attended school Esther A. " 7 F - " Attended school George C. " 6 M - " Attended school Isaac M. " 4 M - " Attended school Samuel E. " 2 M - " Joton D. " 4/12 M - "

"Joton" must be "Laton".

93 81 Samuel Whitney 48 M - Farmer $4000 $1265 New York Ann " 41 F - Domestic " William H. " 19 M - Farm Laborer Michigan Attended school Esther A. " 17 F - Domestic " Attended school George C. " 15 M - " Attended school Isaac M. " 13 M - " Attended school Samuel E. " 11 M - " Attended school Laton D. " 9 M - " Attended school Milo H. " 7 M - " Attended school Lora A. " 6 F - " Attended school Allen S. " 3 M - "

141 141 Nichlas Bank 58 M - Farmer $2000 $250 New York Abiah " 48 F - " Abram " 29 M - Farm Laborer " Aaron " 24 M - " " John " 22 M - " " Hannah " 12 F - " Insane Mary Ann " 7 F - Mich. Sephrona Whitney 21 F - Servant New York

125 128 Whitney, Samuel 59 M W Farmer $10500 $2640 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann 51 F W Keeping House New York -----, Sophronia 31 F W School Teacher Michigan -----, Alice 16 F W At Home Michigan Attended school -----, Hattie 5 F W At School Michigan Attended school -----, George 26 M W Works on Farm Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Dennis 20 M W Works on Farm Michigan Attended school -----, Milo 18 M W Works on Farm Michigan Attended school -----, Allen 13 M W Works on Farm Michigan Attended school -----, Eugene 10 M W At School Michigan Attended school Wood, Elizabeth 23 F W School Teacher Michigan

153 197 Minnis, John 56 M W Works in show shop $2500 $600 Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Minnis, Catherine 29 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born -----, John 26 M W Works in shoe shop $200 Michigan Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Francis 23 M W Works in cigar shop $100 Michigan Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 16 F W Attending school Michigan Parents foreign born, Attended school 198 Shields, Thomas 23 M W Attending school Michigan Parents foreign born, Attended school, Male citizen over 21 Haskins, Edward 28 M W Attending school Ohio Attended school, Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Milton 24 M W Attending school Michigan Attended school, Male citizen over 21 -----, Saml. E. 22 M W Attending school Michigan Attended school, Male citizen over 21 Foy, Elizabeth 20 F W Attending school Michigan Parents foreign born, Attended school

Samuel WHITNEY 68 Self M M W NY Farmer MA PA Ann WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W NY Keeping House PA PA Dennis L. WHITNEY 30 Son M S W MI Farmer NY NY Milo H. WHITNEY 28 Son M S W MI Farm Laborer NY NY

Eugene C. WHILNEY 20 Self M M W MI School Teacher NY NY Sophia WHILNEY 40 Sis F S W MI Keeping House NY NY Florence H. WHILNEY 15 Sis F S W MI At School NY NY

Notice Eugene is supposedly married, but no wife is with him.

  • 1880, son Allen not found.

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #91773488, Samuel Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #91774603, Ann Stroup Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #119526313, Sophronia Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #119525793, Lotion Dennis Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #119526227, Milo H. Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #43423585, Allen Sisson Whitney.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #119525843, Eugene C. Whitney.

8.^  Find A Grave memorial #119515810, Florence H. Whitney.


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