Family:Whitney, Seymour Murray (1829-1900)

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Seymour Murray8 Whitney (Erastus7, Mason6, Micah5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Erastus7 and Betsy (Chadwick) Whitney, was born 16 Jan 1829, Philadelphia, NY, and died 26 Aug 1900, Lynn, MA, aged 71 years 7 months 5 days, of catarrhal gastritis.[1]

He married, 31 Dec 1868, Atlanta, GA, Sarah Jane Barry, daughter of Charles Moore and Elizabeth (Patton (Crook) Barry. She was born 2 Jun 1838, Summerville, GA, and died 8 Jan 1924, Augusta, GA.

Children of Seymour Murray8 and Sarah Jane (Barry) Whitney:

i. Bessie Grace9 Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1869, Altanta, GA; d. 12 Nov 1887, Augusta, GA.
ii. Charles Erastus Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1871, Augusta, GA; d. 20 Mar 1923, Augusta, GA; m. 26 May 1898, Ruth Blanton Smith.
iii. Frank Evins Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1872, Augusta, GA; d. 26 Mar 1950, Philadelphia, PA; m. 26 Aug 1900, or 26 Sep 1900, Lynn, MA, Luella Buffinton, b. ca. 1874, Lynn, MA, dau. of Israel and Mary A. (Meader) Buffinton.[2]
iv. Eddy Russell Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1874, Augusta, GA; d. 1952; m. 17 Apr 1901, Lynn, MA, Abbie May Pease, b. ca. 1877, Lynn, MA, dau. of Edward L. and Marietta (Piper) Pease;[3] res. Swampscott, MA, and Philadelphia, PA. Children:
a. Alexander10 Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1902, Swampscott, MA.[4]
b. Donald Breed Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1904, Lynn, MA.[5]
v. Alexander Barry Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1875, Augusta, GA; d. 13 May 1900, Augusta, GA.
vi. George Wright Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1877, Augusta, GA; d. 4 Mar 1903, Augusta, GA.
vii. John Barry Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1879, Augusta, GA; d. 4 Nov 1957, Milledgeville, GA; m. 10 Jun 1908, Isabella Coskery Jordan.

Census

149 Frame $600 153 Betsey Whitney 50 F - - Vermont - 1 30 - - - - - - - 1 W. M. Whitney 28 M - Chld Jefferson - - 28 School Teacher & Farmer 1 - - - - - - S. M. Whitney 26 M - Do Do - - 26 Do 1 - - - - - - Marion Whitney 24 F - Do Do - - 24 - - - - - - - - Analiza Whitney 13 F - Do Do - - 13 - - - - - - - - George E. Do 11 M - Do Do - - 11 - - - - - - - - Duane L. Do 9 M - Do Do - - 9 - - - - - - - - Hariet M. Burhans 20 F - Do Do 1 - 20 - - - - - - - - William S. Burhans 28 M - SiL Do 1 - 1 - 1 - - - - - - ----- Do 1m F - GChd Do - - 1m - - - - - - - - William Casey 33 M - Srvt Ireland - - 4 - - - - - - - - Sophiah Gardner 35 F - Do Lewis - - 1 - - - 1 - - - -

851 851 Thos. L. Cunningham 23 M - Farmer 600 1218 Georgia Illiterate Mary E. " 23 F - " Sarah J. " 2 F - " Seymour M. Whitney 25 M - School teacher 6400 2000 New York

50 55 Beall, Rachel 31 F B Cook Georgia -----, Robert 9 M B Georgia -----, Bertha 6 F B Georgia Dabney, Mary 13 F B Domestic Servant Virginia Whitney, Seymour 41 M W Cotton Factor $2500 $10000 New York -----, Sallie J. 31 F W At Home $1000 Georgia -----, Bessie G. 6/12 F W Georgia

Seymour WHITNEY 50 Self M M W NY Cotton Merchant NY NY Sallie WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W GA Keeping House GA GA Bessie WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W GA At School NY GA Charles WHITNEY 9 Son M S W GA At School NY GA Frank WHITNEY 8 Son M S W GA At School NY GA Eddy WHITNEY 6 Son M S W GA At Home NY GA Aleck WHITNEY 5 Son M S W GA At Home NY GA George WHITNEY 2 Son M S W GA At Home NY GA John WHITNEY 1 Son M S W GA At Home NY GA George WHITNEY 36 Bro M S W NY Bookkeeper Cotton H.NY NY

31 41 Whitney, Semour Head W M 70 mar XX New York New York New York Cotton merchant -----, Sallie J. Wife W F 62 mar XX Xch Xliv Georgia New York New York -----, George W. Son W M 22 sgl Georgia New York New York Clerk cotton -----, John B. Son W M 20 sgl Georgia New York Georgia At school

240 Sarah J. Whitney Head F W 70 W GA GA GA Ada C. Burshana Niece F W 50 S GA GA GA

  • 1920, widow Sarah not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 504, page 612.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 500, page 475.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 512, page 463.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 520, page 623.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 542, page 532.


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