Family:Whitney, William Dewey (1830-1860)

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William Dewey8 Whitney (Dewey7, Jonas6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Dewey7 and Mildred Roots (Thornton) Whitney, was born 6 Oct 1830, KY, and died Jan 1860, Brandon, MS.

He married, 7 Sep 1853, Brandon, MS, Rebecca (Calhoun) Carroll, daughter of John C. and Eleanor (Harper) Calhoun. She was born about 1834, TN, and died after 1860. Nothing is known of her first husband, ----- Carroll.

Child of William Dewey8 and Rebecca (Calhoun)(Carroll) Whitney:

i. William Thornton9 Whitney, b. ca. 1854, MS; d. after 1930; m. 1884, Anna B. Wright.

Census

362 362 William Thornton 61 M - Farmer $2800 Virginia Judeth Thornton 62 F - do Elizabeth Thornton 30 F - Kentucky Judeth Thornton 24 F - Attended school Sarah Thornton 11 F - Attended school Wm. Lewis Thornton 8 M - Illinois Attended school Mildrid Whitney 41 M - Kentucky William Whitney 19 M - do Julia Whitney 22 F - do Currey Bunick 14 F - Germany William Bunick 15 M - do Christian Bunick 12 M - do

1042 1042 Letty Earnest 51 F - Kentucky William Earnest 20 M - Farmer Illinois Henrietta Earnest 18 F - do Eliza Earnest 14 F - do Attended school Thomas Earnest 13 M - do Attended school Rachel Earnest 10 F - do Attended school Julia Whitney 21 F - Kentucky Wm. D. Whitney 20 M - Farmer do William Ball 23 M - do do

Julia and William were apparently double counted in 1850, being with their mother as well as in the household of Letty Earnest.

948 996 James Calhoun 23 M - Farmer $1440 $3000 Miss. Ellender Calhoun 54 F - S.C. John Calhoun 17 M - Student Tenn. Attended school Juda Calhoun 13 F - " Attended school Perry " 11 M - " Attended school 997 Rebecca Whitney 26 F - " E. C. Whitney 11 M - " Attended school Thornton Whitney 6 M - " Attended school

E. C. Whitney must have been a step-son, son of Rebecca by her Carroll husband.

44 42 Allen, Geo. O. 40 M W Architect & Builder $1000 $500 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia O. 41 F W Kentucky -----, Lyman 15 M W At school Missouri Attended school Whitney, Wm. T. 15 M W Do Mississippi Attended school -----, Sarah E. 13 F W Do Missouri Attended school Allen, Lucy 9 F B Mississippi

This was his sister Julia. William would seem to be her nephew, William's son. If so, William would be William Thornton. Sarah was apparently Sarah E. Allen, not Whitney.

Paul RAWLINS 28 Self M M W PA Civil Engineer MD MD Kizziah RAWLINS 24 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH Maud RAWLINS 6 Dau F S W OH At School OH OH Thomas RYAN 33 Oth M W IRE Cowman IRE IRE Wm. WHITNEY 25 Oth M S W MS Retail Grocer MS KY

  • 1900, Seattle Ward 8, King Co., WA:
  • 1910, Seattle Ward 3, King Co., WA: William T. Whitney
  • 1920, Seattle, King Co., WA: William T. Whitney
  • 1930, Seattle, King Co., WA: William T. Whitney

References

  • Census records.

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