Family:Whitney, Samuel (1823-1900)

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Samuel7 Whitney (Aaron6, Benjamin5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Aaron6 and Electa (Leach) Whitney, was born 3 Feb 1823, Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY, and died 16 Jun 1900, Woonsocket, SD.

He married, 2 Feb 1846, Mina, NY, Lucretia Ann "Lucy" Lewis, daughter of Jeptha Malbone and Abigail Elizabeth (Anthony) Lewis. She was born 7 Aug 1829, Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY, and died 7 Apr 1895, Rosbach, IA.

He resided Rosbach, IA.

Children of Samuel7 and Lucretia Ann "Lucy" (Lewis) Whitney:

i. Sally8 Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1846, NY, or Greenfield, PA; d. 15 Mar 1923, Le Mars, IA; m. Paul Alexander Roberts.
ii. Electa Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1849, Mina, NY; d. 26 Mar 1915, Middleville, MI; m. before 1871, Henry Joseph Scott.
iii. Joshua Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1850, Mina, NY; m.(1) Elizabeth Thayer; m.(2) Maude Sturges.
iv. Samuel Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1852, Mina, NY, or Greenfield, PA; m. Lizzie Thompson Horton.
v. Mercy H. Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1854, Mina, NY; d. 3 Mar 1931, Minnehaha Co., SD; m. Alfred Stinton.
vi. James Patrick Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1856, WI, or Iowa City, IA; d. 30 Aug 1940, Woonsocket, SD; unmarried.
vii. Charles Lewis Whitney, b. Apr 1858, Darien, WI; m. Elizabeth W. Berridge.
viii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1860, Darien, WI; d. 6 Dec 1915, Merrill, IA; m. 4 Mar 1876, Le Mars, IA, George Albert Fletcher; m.(2) 1897, William James Anderson.
ix. George W. Whitney, b. Dec 1862, WI; m. Alice M. Yaw.
x. Lucretia/Lura M. Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1864, WI; d. 17 Apr 1949, Hastings, MI; m.(1) 22 Jun 1884, ----- -----; m.(2) 18 Oct 1895, Hastings, MI, Henry Thomas Lord.
xi. (poss.) Mark Whitney, b. Mar 1871, IA; m. Katie E. Root.

Notes

Rosbach, IA, is an historical post office in Plymouth Co., IA, but is no longer in existence.

Census

31 31 Samuel Whitney 27 M - Farmer N.Y. Lucretia A. 21 F - " Sally 4 F - " Electa 2 F - " Joshua 3/12 M - "

699 681 Samuel Whitney 39 M - Farmer N.Y. Lucretia " 29 F - " Sally " 13 F - " Attended school Electa " 11 F - " Attended school Joshua " 9 M - " Attended school Samuel " 8 M - " Attended school Mercy " 6 F - " J. S. " 4 M - Wis. Chas. " 2 M - " Elizabeth " 3/12 F - "

115 115 Whitney, Samuel 45 M W Wood chopper $100 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 46 F W Keeping house New York -----, John 20 M W Farm laborer Wisconsin -----, Samuel 18 M W Farm laborer Wisconsin -----, Mercy 16 F W At home Wisconsin Attended school -----, James 14 M W At home Iowa Attended school -----, Charles 12 M W Attending school Iowa Attended school -----, Elizabeth 10 F W Attending school Iowa Attended school -----, George 8 M W Attending school Iowa Attended school -----, Lulu 4 F W Iowa

"Sarah" is apparently an error for "Lucretia", and "John" for "Joshua".

Samuel WHITNEY 57 Self M M W NY Farmer NY VT Lucretia WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NY Housekeeping RI CT James A. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W WI Farm Laborer NY NY George WHITNEY 18 Son M S W WI At Home NY NY Lura WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W WI At School NY NY M. WHITNEY 9 GSon M S W IA At School --- NY

  • 1885 Territorial, District 93, Sanborn Co., SD, p. 2B:

19 19 Whitney, Samuel W M 63 Head mar Farmer N.Y. --- N.Y. Whitney, Lucretia W F 56 Wife mar N.Y. R.I. R.I. Whitney, M. W M 14 GSon sgl Iowa N.Y. ---

54 57 Whitney, Samuel Head W M Feb 1824 76 wid New York Un. Un. Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, George W. Son W M Dec 1862 37 mar 14 Wisconsin New York New York Farmer -----, Alice M. DiL W F May 1862 37 mar 14 2ch 2liv Iowa New York New York -----, James Son W M Mar 1856 44 sgl Wisconsin New York New York Farm laborer -----, M. Son W M Mar 1871 29 sgl Iowa New York New York Farmer, Rents farm

References

  • Census records.

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