Family:Whitney, Solomon (1793-1876)

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Solomon6 Whitney (Solomon5, Solomon4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Solomon5 and Polly (Marshall) Whitney, was born 4 Jun 1793, Poultney, VT, and died 13 Jan 1876, Deep River, IA.

He married, 1818, Poultney, VT, Nancy Hurlbut. She was born 1798, Poultney, VT, and died 28 Oct 1856.

He settled in Poultney, VT, where his children were born. He learned the tanner's trade, followed it, carrying on shoemaking until he was between sixty and seventy years of age; also he had a farm. His son Newton concluded to go west after staying with him until he was past thirty years, and they sold out and went west in 1855. He lived to be eighty-two years, and was buried in Deep River, IA. He resided Poultney, VT, and Deep River, IA.

Children of Solomon6 and Nancy (Hurlbut) Whitney:

i. Albert7 Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1820, Poultney, VT; m. Mary Marshall.
ii. Newton Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1822, Poultney, VT; m.(1) Catherine Dillon; m.(2) Margaret Love.
iii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1824, Poultney, VT; m. 13 May 1850, R. F. Hendee; resided Webster, NY. He was b. 18 Oct 1823. Children:
a. Newton L. Hendee, b. 6 Oct 1853; lives in Webster, NY.
b. Lorin A. Hendee, b. 14 Apr 1855; resided Charlotte, MI.
c. Alice M. Hendee, b. 16 May 1857; res. Webster, NY.
d. Robert F. Hendee, b. 30 Sep 1862; d. 12 May 1875.
e. William H. Hendee, b. 20 Sep 1864.
iv. Myron Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1826, Poultney, VT; m.(1) Sophia Greer; m.(2) Rosina Breniman.
v. Elon G. Whitney, b. 1828; d. 1839, Poultney, VT.
vi. Helen Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1833, Poultney, VT; m. A. C. Armstrong; resided Grinnell, IA; s. p.
vii. Julia Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1835, Poultney, VT; m. 10 Jun 1857, Edwin M. Couch; resided Colorado Springs, CO. He was b. 26 May 1824, Frankfort, ME. Children:
a. Eva Eldora Couch, b. 11 May 1858; d. 25 Sep 1859.
b. Marcus N. Couch, b. 16 May 1865; m. 26 Feb 1891, Nora H. Frye; resided Grinnell, IA.
c. Ada Couch, b. 20 Sep 1868; d. 16 Dec 1871.
d. Edwin Francis Couch, b. 16 Dec 1876.

Census

1070 1179 Soloman Whitney 58 M - Farmer $2000 Vermont Nancy " 52 F - " Newton " 29 M - " " Myron " 24 M - " " Ellen " 19 F - " Julia " 16 F - " Harry Babcock 12 M - " 1180 James Ferrand 29 M - Laborer " Caroline " 23 F - " Wm. H. H. " 2 M - " Lucy Gorway 64 F - " Lydia " 22 F - "

816 794 N. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $460 $1160 Vermont Catharine " 23 F - Ohio Elmetta " 2 F - Iowa Solomon " 69 M - Vermont

124 124 Whitney, Solomon 78 M W Shoemaker Vermont Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 Eli, Gustus 6 M W Iowa Attended shool Sanders, Aaron 63 M W $1000 Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate, Male citizen over 21

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