Family:Whitney, Thomas J. (1819-b1860)

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Thomas Whitney (Aaron, Joseph), son of Aaron and Rachel (Poindexter) Whitney, was born circa 1819, TN, and died before 1860, probably NE.

He married, circa 1845, Susan Jones.[1] She was born circa 1812, KY. She had married (1) John or Silas Combs.

He may have been the "Thomas J. Whitney of Howard County, Missouri" who purchased a little over 36 acres on 10 Nov 1841.[2]

He was probably the "Thomas J. Whitney of Holt County, Missouri" who purchased a little over 24 acres on 1 Oct 1852.[3]

Children of Thomas and Susan (Jones) Whitney:

i. Thomas J. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, MO.

Children of John or Silas and Susan (Jones) Combs:

i. William Combs, b. ca. 1828, KY.
ii. Melissa Combs, b. ca. 1833, KY. She m. Wade Whitney, brother of her step-father Thomas Whitney.
iii. John Combs, b. ca. 1836, KY.
iv. James Combs, b. ca. 1838, KY.
v. Silas Combs, b. ca. 1840, KY.

Notes

Could be related to Wade H. Whitney, who married Melissa Combs in Holt County, Missouri in 1853? Melissa Combs was Thomas' step-daughter. He could also be related to Tolbert and Joseph Whitney of Sugar Creek, Barry County, Missouri.

Census

140 140 Thomas Whitney 31 M - Farmer 500 Tenn. Susan " 38 F - Ky. William Combs 22 M - " Melisa " 17 F - " John " 14 M - " Attended school James Combs 12 M - Ky. Silas " 10 M - " Thomas J. Whitney 5 M - Mo.

References

1. Howard County, Missouri Queries, July 1998 - December 1998

2. Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records. Automated Records Project; Federal Land Patents, State Volumes. http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/. Springfield, Virginia: Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States, 2007.

3. Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records. Automated Records Project; Federal Land Patents, State Volumes. http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/. Springfield, Virginia: Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States, 2007.



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