Family:Whitney, William (1828-a1900)

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William7 Whitney (Dennis6, Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Dennis6 and Elizabeth Betsey (Henderson) Whitney, was born 7 Aug 1828 (twin), Allen's Hill, Richmond, NY, and died after 1900.

He married, 4 Oct 1853, Royalton Centre, NY, Catharine Reasoner, daughter of James and Peggy (Jenkins) Reasoner. She was born 25 Sep 1826, Herkimer, NY, and died after 1900.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a merchant . . . . They dwelt at Royalton till 1856; at Battle Creek, MI, two years; in Macomb County, MI, five years; at Kalamazoo, MI, two years; in Kansas, for some time; in Livingston County, MI, three years; and then settled at Byron, MI, where they were living in 1874."

Child of William7 and Catharine (Reasoner) Whitney:

i. Nettie R.8 Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1857, Charleston, MI; m. 10 Oct 1877, Ionia Co., MI, Andrew J. Smith.

Census

98 Framed $500 99 William Whitney 26 M - - Ontario Co. 1 - 16 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Catharine Whitney 28 F - Wife Montgomery " 1 - 4 - - - - - - - - Dennis Whitney 71 M - Fath Saratoga " - 1 16 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Charles Whitney 69 M - Uncl do " - - 16 None - - - - - - Insane Ellen M. Whitney 28 F - Sist Ontario " - - 16 - - - - - - - - Jane L. Whedon 13 F - Niec Niagara " - - 13 - - - - - - - -

1650 1721 William Whitney 35 M - Day laborer $1500 N.Y. Kate " 33 F - Mich. Jenette 2 F - " Charles Whitney 60 M - N.Y. Insane Henry " 78 M - " Analisa Reasoner 30 F - Servant "

Charles was his uncle and "Henry" may have been Dennis, his father.

182 177 Whitney, William 41 M W Retired Farmer $1400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Katie 43 F W Keeping House New York -----, Nettie 12 F W At School Michigan Attended school Harper, William 29 M W Physician $900 $900 Ohio Male citizen over 21

William WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Farmer NY PA Catherine WHITNEY 53 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY

  • 1900, Boston, Ionia Co., MI:

76 79 Whitney, William Head W M Aug 1828 71 mar 46 New York New York Pennsylvania Capitalist, Owns free house -----, Catherine R. Wife W F Jul 1826 73 mar 46 1ch 1liv New YOrk New York New York Day, Phoebe Brdr W F Jun 1865 34 sgl Michigan Canada Canada Servant

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