Family:Whitney, Selah (1828-1863)

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Selah Whitney (Leland, Benjamin), son of Leland and Viletta (Pierce) Whitney, was born 18 Aug 1828, Westminster, VT, and died 18 Jun 1863, Putney, VT, aged 34 years 10 months.[1]

He married, 16 Jun 1851, Putney, VT, Lucy Sophronia Allen,[2] daughter of Benjamin and Esther (Wilson) Allen. She was born 3 Aug 1823, MA, and died 24 Apr 1909, Keene, NH.

Children of Selah and Lucy Sophronia (Allen) Whitney:

i. Milton Allen Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1852, Putney, VT; d. 2 Aug 1916, Springfield, VT; m. 21 Apr 1875, Westminster, VT, Ella Achsah Chase, dau. of George M. and Nancy H. (Sleeper) Chase.[3]
ii. Milo Edwin Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1853, Putney, VT;[4] d. 26 Sep 1936, Putney, VT; m.(1) 17 Apr 1877, Putney, VT, Lura Rebecca Hunt,[5] dau. of Job Selden and Josephine P. (Newcomb) Hunt, b. 1857, Westford, VT,[6] d. 1880 [sic];[7] m.(2) Myra Jane Reynolds, dau. of Dan and Caroline (Robertwon) Reynolds, b. 1854, Westford, VT,[8] d. 3 Dec 1894, Putney, VT, aged 40 years 2 months 23 days.[9] Children:
a. Kittie Agnes Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1879, Westminster or Rockingham, VT; d. 7 Nov 1944, Ballston Spa, NY; m. 10 Sep 1899, Putney, VT, Bertie A. Smith.[10]
b. Carroll M. Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1884, Putney, VT;[11] d. 1954; m. Florence Mason, b. 1886.[12]
c. Gertrude E. Whitney, b. 9 May 1886, Putney, VT;[13] d. 5 Feb 1982, Brattleboro, VT.
d. Florence Jenneavia Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1887, Putney, VT;[14] d. 31 Oct 1982, Newington, CT; m. 21 May 1906, Putney, VT, Thomas Pliny Carpenter.
e. (child) Whitney, stillb. 1 Apr 1889, Putney, VT.[15]
iii. Ellen Maria Whitney, b. ca. 1856, Putney, VT; "Esther" in 1860 census; m. 29 May 1876, Brattleboro, VT, Frank Timothy Horton, son of Timothy K. and Caroline (Greenleaf) Horton.[16]
iv. Marietta Sophia Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1859, or "Menella Sophia", b. 30 Jul 1858, Putney, VT;[17] m. 19 Jun 1878, Brattleboro, VT, Edward Vinal Atwood, son of Warner C. and Roxana (Thayer) Atwood.[18]
v. Selah Leland Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1861, Putney, VT;[19] d. 18 Jan 1890, Putney, VT'; "Leland S." m. 5 Jun 1889, Boston, MA, Abbie E. Wells, b. ca. 1860, Wardsboro, VT, dau. of Jessie and Sara (-----) Wells.[20]
vi. Kittie A. Whitney, b. -----, Westminster, VT; m. 19 Sep 1899, Putney, VT, Bertie A. Smith.[21]

Census

245 251 Benja. Allen 76 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Esther " 69 F - do Selah Whitney 22 M - do do Esther Allen 30 F - do Lucy " 28 F - do

452 452 Selah Whitney 31 M - Farmer $3500 $1200 Vt. Lucy " 37 F - Mass. Milton " 8 M - Vt. Attended school Milo " 6 M - " Attended school Esther " 4 F - " Marietta " 1 F - " Benjamin Allen 85 M - Mass. Lorinda Bragg 21 F - Vt. Densmore Blood 20 M - Laborer " Louisa Allen 13 F - " Attended school

  • 1870, widow Lucy not found.
  • 1880, widow Lucy not found.

References

1.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

2.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

5.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

7.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

8.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

9.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

10.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

11.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

12.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

13.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

14.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

15.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.

16.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

17.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

18.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

19.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 399, page 104.

21.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records.


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