Family:Whitney, Silas (1809-1891)

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Silas7 Whitney (Cornelius6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Cornelius6 and Rhoda (Gould) Whitney, was born 10 Oct 1809, VT, and died 5 Apr 1891, IA.

He married, 8 Mar 1838, Sandy Creek, NY, Matilda Cross. She was born 2 Sep 1814.

He resided Coleridge, NE. He was a farmer. He resided Centerville, NY, and IA.

Children of Silas7 and Matilda (Cross) Whitney:

i. Caroline M.8 Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1841, but census records show she was b. ca. 1838, Oswego Co., NY; m. 13 Aug 1864, T. W. Winters; res Marne, IA. He was b. 25 Sep 1841; is a carpenter and wagon maker. Children:
a. William W. Winters, b. 10 Oct 1865; m. 30 Apr 1891, ----- -----; post office address, Marne, IA.
b. Edwin D. Winters, b. -----; d. in infancy.
c. Anna Winters, b. -----; d. in infancy.
d. Ora A. Winters, b. 20 Nov 1874; post office address, Marne, IA.
ii. Loretta Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1840, Oswego Co., NY; m. L. H. Perkins; resided Valentine, NE. He was b. 24 Feb 1827; is a stockraiser and farmer. Children:
a. (daughter) Perkins, b. 22 Feb 1866; m. W. N. Orris; res. Sloan, IA.
b. E. G. Perkins, b. 1 Apr 1871; res. Valentine, NE.
iii. Roxanna Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Oswego Co., NY; m. ----- Fay; resided Salida, CO.
iv. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1846, Oswego Co., NY; m. ----- Richards; resided MS.
v. Orson Silas Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1849, Oswego Co., NY; m. Mary Baird.
vi. Oscar Cross Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1851, Oswego Co., NY; m. Onona M. Bliss.
vii. Eva Whitney, b. ca. 1861, WI; m. ----- Owens; resided North Platte, NE.

Census

312 319 Silas Whitney 38 M - Laborer $150 Conn. Matilda 35 F - N.Y. Caroline M. 12 F - " Attended school Loretta 10 F - " Attended school Roxana 7 M - " Attended school Sarah 4 F - " Attended school Orson S. 1 M - "

62 Frame $1200 71 Silas Whitney 44 M - - Vt. 1 - 26 Innkeeper 1 - - - - - - Matilda Whitney 40 F - Wife Oswego 1 - 23 - - - - - - - - Caroline Whitney 17 F - Chld " - - 17 - - - - - - - - R. Loriette Whitney 14 F - Chld Oswego - - 14 - - - - - - - - Roxana Whitney 12 F - Chld " - - 12 - - - - - - - - Sarah Whitney 9 F - Chld " - - 7 - - - - - - - - O. S. Whitney 5 M - Chld " - - 5 - - - - - - - - O. C. Whitney 3 M - Chld " - - 3 - - - - - - - - Thomas W. Ashby 24 M - Brdr England - - 2m Currier - - 1 - - - - 72 P. E. Hummel 25 M - - Schoharie 1 - 1 Millwright 1 - - - - - - E. K. Hummel 25 F - Wife Oneida 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - Mary Hummel 8m F - Chld Oswego - - 8m - - - - - - - - Geo. W. Cady 19 M - Brdr Oneida - - 6 Millwright - - - - - - - E. S. Hummel 10 F - Sist Schoharie - - 4m - - - - - - - -

2095 2054 Matilda Whitney 45 F - Vermont Silas Whitney 49 M - Teamster New York Caroline " 22 F - " Sarah " 14 F - " Attended school Orson " 11 M - " Attended school Oscar " 9 M - " Attended school

25 23 Whitney, Silas 59 M W Farmer $1000 $1200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Matilda 56 F W Keeping House New York -----, Orson 21 M W Farm Laborer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Eva 9 F W At home Wisconsin Attended school

Silas WHITNEY 69 Self M M W NY Farmer NH NH Matilda WHITNEY 66 Wife F M W NY Keeping House VT NY

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