Family:Whitney, Thomas (c1805-a1880)
Thomas Whitney, parentage unknown, was born circa 1805, NC and died sometime after 1880.
He married, circa 1845, Margaret Merritt, b. ca. 1810, NC.
He may have had a younger brother named Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1830, NC, a blacksmith residing in his household in 1880.
Children of Thomas and Margaret (Merritt) Whitney, possibly incomplete:
i. Augustus R. Whitney, b. ca. 1846, NC. ii. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1856, NC. iii. Samuel Whitney, b. Oct 1856, Hyde Co., NC; d. 21 Jul 1916, New Bern, NC, aged 59 years 9 months.
Was he perhaps descended from one of the 23 slaves owned by Family:Whitney, Sarah (?-a1790) of Hyde Co., NC?
151 151 Whitney, Thos. 65 M B Farmer N. Carolina Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Margaret 60 F B Keeping House N.C. Illiterate -----, Charles 14 M B At School N.C. Attended school -----, Samuel 12 M B " N.C. Attended school
Tomas WHITNEY 60 Self M M B NC Farmer NC NC Margret WHITNEY 55 Wife F M B NC Keeping House NC NC Samuel WHITNEY 20 Son M S B NC Laborer NC NC Charles WHITNEY 50 Oth M M B NC Blacksmith NC NC