Family:Whitney, Sealand (1799-1874)

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Sealand7 Whitney (Israel6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Israel6 and Susannah (Gerry) Whitney, was born 2 Nov 1799, Salisbury, VT, and died 30 Apr 1874, Malone, NY.

He "of North Hero" married, 2 Sep 1827, South Hero, VT, Sybil Landon, of South Hero, VT, daughter of Asahel and Sybil (Hollister) Landon.[1] She was born 27 Jun 1806, South Hero, VT, and died 30 Apr 1873, Malone, NY.

At marriage he was called a physician, but in the censuses, he was called a farmer.

He resided North Hero, VT, and Malone, NY.

Children of Sealand7 and Sybil (Landon) Whitney:

i. Elisha Gerry8 Whitney, b. 19 May 1828; m.(1) Eliza A. Hitchcock; m.(2) Mrs. May Clark McMann; m.(3) Mary Elizabeth Morgan.
ii. Ann Augusta Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1834; d. 1 Oct 1836.
iii. Seymour Bangs Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1837; m.(1) Calista M. Coburn; m.(2) Jenette "Nettie" M. Holt.
iv. Buel Landon Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1845; m. Ester E. Harris.
v. Myron Thompson Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1840; res., unmarried, Marshalltown, IN. He was born in North Hero, Vermont, educated at the Public schools, and fitted for college at the Franklin academy in Malone, NY. Entered Middlebury college in 1863, and was graduated in 1865; later entered Amherst; was graduated in 1867. He studied elocution in Boston in 1868. Went west, studied law at Marshalltown, IN, in 1869 and 1870, and was admitted to the bar the latter year. Since then has practiced his profession there with success. Is much respected. Unmarried.
vi. Edward Wilber Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1850; m. Lizzie E. Taylor.

Census

254 255 Seland Whitney 50 M - Farmer $3500 Vt. Sibel 43 F - Do Elisha G. 22 M - Farmer Do Seymor B. 13 M - Do Attended school Myron T. 10 M - Do Attended school Buel L. 4 M - Do Attended school Laura Lawson 10 F - Do Attended school

744 749 Sealand Whitney 61 M - Farmer $8000 $1300 Vt. Sybil " 54 F - do Myron " 20 M - Farm hand do Bewel " 14 M - do Edward " 9 M - do

498 502 Whitney, Sealand 70 M W Farmer $7000 $2100 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sybil 64 F W Keeps house Vermont -----, Buel L. 24 M W Farmer Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Esther 22 F W Keeps house Vermont -----, Edward 19 M W Farm Laborer Vermont -----, Mary 8 F W Vermont Attended school

  • 1870, Myron not found.
  • 1880, Myron not found.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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