Family:Whitney, Silsby (c1839-1879)

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Silsby8 Whitney (Arayla7, Elijah6, Elijah5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Arayla7 and Huldah H. (Mayo) Whitney, was born about 1839, VT, and died 7 Mar 1879, Stowe, VT, aged 39 years, of pleurisy.[1]

He married, 15 Jan 1863, Waterbury, VT, Mary Jane Knapp, daughter of Chester Knapp.[2] She was born about 1844, Stowe, VT, and died 27 May 1879, Stowe, VT, aged 35 years.[3]

They resided Stowe, VT.

Children of Silsby8 and Mary Jane (Knapp) Whitney:

i. Henry G.9 Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1868, Stowe, VT.[4]
ii. Minnie M. Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1874, Stowe, VT;[5] m. 18 Nov 1896, Stowe, VT, Arthur P. Bigelow.[6]

Census

311 321 Whitney, Sillsbury 31 M W Farmer $2000 $970 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 27 F W Keeping House " -----, Henry G. 2 M W "

Francis F FRENCH 31 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Henrietta FRENCH 31 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Henry G WHITNEY 11 Oth M S W VT At School VT VT Minnie M. WHITNEY 6 Oth F S W VT VT VT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Silsby Whitney
Event: Death
Event Date: 07 Mar 1879
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: 1840
Father: Riley Whitney
Film Number: 540602
(Note: Record says he died of pneumonia at Stowe, Vermont)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)
Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Silsby Whitney
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Jan 1863
Event Place: Waterbury, Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse: Mary Jane Knapp
Spouse's Father: Chester
Spouse's Mother: Knapp
Film Number: 0027607
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Mary Whitney
Event: Death
Event Date: 27 May 1879
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: 1844
Father: Chester Knapp
Film Number: 540602
(Note: Record says she was born Stowe, VT, died Stowe, VT)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.


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