Family:Whitney, Uriah (1794-1880)

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Uriah6 Whitney (John5, Samuel4, Joshua3, David2, Samuel1), son of John5 and Ann (Merritt) Whitney, was born Oct 1794, SC,[1] and died 13 Sep 1880, Allen Co., KY.[2]

He married, first, 27 Jun 1833, Allen Co., KY, Elizabeth Holder.[3] She was b. 28 Mar 1810, KY,[4] d. 27 Sep 1853, Allen Co., KY.[5] Their marriage license was dated 26 Jun 1833.[6]

He was perhaps the Uriah Whitney who obtained a license to marry Eliza Jane McGuire 17 Dec 1858, Allen Co., KY.[7] If he did marry her, it appears that she died before 1860.

He was perhaps the Uriah Whitney who obtained a license to marry Kitty A. McGuire, 16 Apr 1861, Allen Co., KY.[8] This was perhaps the "K. A. Maguire", b. ca. 1844, KY, enumerated in Gainesville, Allen Co., KY with per apparent parents John and Elizabeth Maguire in 1860.

He married, next, before 1880, Barthena P. Sanders.[9] She was born circa 1855, KY,[10] died after 1880.[11]

Uriah Whitney's will was written 29 Aug 1879 and probated 11 Oct 1880. It lists his wife Berthena and daughter Louisa Whitney.[12]

There were no known children of Uriah6 and Elizabeth (Holder) Whitney.

There were no known children of Uriah6 and Eliza Jane (McGuire) Whitney.

Children of Uriah6 Whitney and probably Kitty A. (McGuire) Whitney:

i. Louisa7 Whitney,[13] b. ca. 1864, KY.[14]

There were no known children of Uriah6 and Barthena P. (Sanders) Whitney.

Census

  • 1830, Scottville, Allen Co., KY: Uriah Whitney, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 70-80 (Uriah and probably his mother)
  • 1840, Allen Co., KY: Uriah Whitney, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 20-30, 1 male slave 24-35, 4 male slaves 10-23, 3 male slaves under 10, 1 female slave 55-99, 1 female slave 10-23, 1 female slave under 10, 16 total, 8 people in agriculture.
  • 1850, Allen Co., KY:

434 442 Uriah Whitney 50 M - Farming 2700 S.C. C. Whitney 52 F - Ky George B. Foster 35 M - " Illiterate

Uriah Whitney 76 F B 45 M B 34 M B 42 M B 28 M B 25 M B 18 M M 32 F B 25 F B 23 F B 18 F B 15 F M 15 M B 12 M M 10 F M 8 M B 23 F B 8 M B 8 M B 8 F M 7 F B 7 F M 6 M B 4 M B 2 F B 2 M B 2 M M 1 M B 5/12 M B 4/12 F B

1400 1380 Uriah Whitny 52 M - Farmer $11565 $25160 Ky.

387 398 Whitney, Uriah 70 M W Farmer $10440 $3500 Kentucky Male citizen over 21 -----, Luwesa J. 6 F W Do

Uriah WHITNEY 77 Self M M W SC Farmer NC NC Barthena P. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W KY Keeping House VA KY Carrie C. SAUNDERS 30 Oth F D W KY Keeping House VA KY Sarah E. SAUNDERS 11 Oth F S W KY Keeping House KY KY Kittie Q. SAUNDERS 8 Oth F S W KY KY KY James E. SAUNDERS 6 Oth M S W KY KY KY George Y. SAUNDERS 4 Oth M S W KY KY KY

References

1. ^  Descendants of Samuel Whitney, Sr.

2. ^  Ibid.

3. ^  Ibid.

4. ^ 

5. ^ 

6. ^  David A. Avant, Jr., "Whitney Family of Bermuda, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky," Some Southern Colonial Families, 5 volumes (Tallahassee, Florida: L'Avant Studios, 1995) 5: 277.

7. ^  David A. Avant, Jr., "Whitney Family of Bermuda, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky," Some Southern Colonial Families, 5 volumes (Tallahassee, Florida: L'Avant Studios, 1995) 5: 278.

8. ^  Ibid.

9. ^  1880 U.S. Census, District 1, Allen County, Kentucky, Allen County, Kentucky Will Abstracts, 1870 U.S. Census, Tracy, Barren County, Kentucky.

10. ^  1880 U.S. Census, District 1, Allen County, Kentucky.

11. ^  Ibid.

12. ^  Allen County, Kentucky Will Abstracts

13. ^  Ibid.

14. ^  1870 U.S. Census, Precinct 1, Allen County, Kentucky.


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