Family:Whitney, Truman John (1818-1880)

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Truman John7 Whitney, (John6, John5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1) son of John and Polly (Gibbs) Whitney, was born 14 Jun 1818, Lisle, Broome Co., NY, and died 22 Sep 1880, Coles Co., IL.

He married 16 Mar 1836, Silver Creek, NY, Florilla Holmes, daughter of Jonathan and Laura (Frisbie) Holmes. She was born 7 Feb 1819, VT, and died 25 May 1897, Coles Co., IL.

Children of Truman7 and Florilla (Holmes) Whitney:

i. Laura Ann8 Whitney, b. ca. 1837, Silver Creek, NY; d. Sep 1914; m. 1854, James McInroy.
ii. Adaline Whitney, b. about 1839 or 25 Aug 1835, Silver Creek, NY; d. 22 May 1919, Lerna, Coles Co., IL; m. 6 Apr 1856, Coles Co., IL, William Wesley Annis.
iii. Martin V. B. Whitney, b. Aug 1840, Silver Creek, NY; d. 28 Jun 1843, Hanover, NY.
iv. Mary Sophia Whitney, b. 17 May 1845, Silver Creek, NY; d. 18 Sep 1911, Mattoon, IL; m.(1) 14 Dec 1867, Coles Co., IL, Elijah Vannatta; m.(2) 1877, Hiram Spriggs.
v. Sarah Emily Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1847, WI; d. 13 Sep 1914, Lafayette, Coles Co., IL; m. 13 Sep 1866, Coles Co., IL, Charles D. Martin.
vi. Walter A. Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1852, WI; m. Martha M. Farris.
vii. George Addison Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1854, Waukesha, WI; m. Emeline Dain Hill.

Census

237 245 Truman Whiting 33 M - Farmer NH Florilla Whiting 31 F - Vermont Sarah Ann Whiting 13 F - NY Adaline Whiting 11 F - " Mary Whiting 5 F - " Sarah E. Whiting 2 F - Wis

"Sarah Ann" should be "Laura Ann".

2361 " John Whitney 44 M - Farmer 3000 675 N.Y. Florilla " 41 F - Vt. Mary " 15 F - Domestic N.Y. Attended school Sarah E. " 13 F - Wis. Attended school Walter " 8 M - " Attended school Geo. A. " 8 M - " Attended school

85 81 Whitney, Truman 54 M W Farmer $7500 $2000 New York -----, Florida 51 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Walter 18 M W Wisconsin -----, George 15 M W Wisconsin -----, John 86 M W Massachusetts Thompson Ester 21 F W Domestic Ohio

Truman WHITNEY 63 Self M M W NY Farmer MD MD Florilla WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W VT Keeping House CT MD

Here "MD" should be "MA" in three places.

References

  • Census records

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