Family:Whitney, Vespasian Ward (c1793-a1840)

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Vespasian Ward7 Whitney (Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer6 and Martha (Crozer) Whitney, was born about 1793, Halifax, VT, and died between 1840 and 1850.

He "Ward" married, 24 Sep 1811, Halifax, VT (also recorded Guilford, VT), Katherine Cook.[1] She was born about 1791, MA, and died after 1870.

Children of Vespasian Ward7 and Katherine (Cook) Whitney:

i. Thaddeus W.8 Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1814, Guilford, VT; m. Augusta A. Colburn.
ii. (son)8 Whitney, b. 1812-1820. Not in family in 1830.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1820-1825. Not in family in 1840.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. 1820-1825. Not in family in 1840.
v. Linnaeus H. Whitney, b. ca. 1823, VT; m. Anna Grant.
vi. Catherine A. Whitney, b. ca. 1825, VT; "Katharine C." m. 2 Apr 1854, Hartland, VT, Thomas B. Lawton.[2]
vii. Ward Vespasian8 Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1830, Shrewsbury, VT; m. Margaret Jane Herron.
viii. Nelson J. Whitney, b. ca. 1836, VT. Possibly the same as Nelson Bigelow Whitney, b. about 17 Feb 1840, Ludlow or Guilford, VT, who m. Jane A. Franklin.

Census

198 215 Lineos H. Whitney 22 M - Farmer Vt. Catherine " 59 F - Mass. Catherine A. " 26 F - Vt. Nelson J. " 14 M - " Attended school Vespasian W. " 23 M - Farmer "

2515 2663 Thaddeus Whitney 46 M - Farmer $1500 $500 Vt. Augusta " 35 F - " Perrin " 6 M - " Leon " 2 M - " Catherine " 69 F - "

28 29 Lord, Eli 48 M W Farmer $3000 $500 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Carrie 38 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Luella 11 F W At Home Vermont Attended school Whitney, Thadeus 56 M W Farmer Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Augusta A. 45 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Perrin J. 16 M W At Home Vermont Attended school -----, George B. 4 M W Vermont -----, Catharine A. 19 F W No Occupation Vermont

Catharine's age of 19 should probably be 79.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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