Family:Whitney, William Emerson (1821-1890)

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William Emerson8 Whitney (Solomon Blair7, Peter6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Solomon Blair7 and Mary (Ware) Whitney, was born 9 Nov 1821, Houndsfield, NY, and died 10 Jun 1890, MI. He was buried in Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, MI.[1]

He married, 9 Jun 1847, Birmingham, MI, Hannah Lapham Pratt, of Macedon, NY, daughter of Elijah and Beulah (Lapham) Pratt. She was born 8 Sep 1824, Erie Co., NY, and died 22 Nov 1899, Kent Co., MI. She was buried in Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, MI.[2]

He has been justice of the peace for over 20 years; resided Rockford, Michigan.

Children of William Emerson8 and Hannah Lapham (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Eugene Corell9 Whitney, b. 11 Jul 1848; m. Emma A. Lewis.
ii. Phila Cynthia Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1852.

Census

1653 1653 Wm. J. Whitney 29 M - Joiner $500 N.Y. Hannah L. Whitney 26 F - N.Y. Eugene J. " 2 M - Mich.

1001 905 Wm. E. Whitney 38 M - Farmer $4000 $840 New York Hannah L. " 35 F - " " Eugene C. " 11 M - Michigan Attended school Philo C. " 7 M - " Attended school

134 135 Whitney, William 48 M W Farmer $12000 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah 45 F W Keeping House New York -----, Eugene 21 M W Works on farm Michigan Attended school, Male citizen over 21 -----, Phila 19 F W Michigan Attended school Benedict, Floyed 18 M W Works on farm Wisconsin Attended school

E. William WHITNEY 58 Self M M W NY Farmer CT NY L. Hannah WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT MA Isaac LEMMONS 22 Oth M S W OH Farm Laborer NOT KNOWN GER A. TEFT 14 Oth F S W MI Atending School --- ---

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #103454363, William Emerson Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #103454430, Hannah Lapham Pratt Whitney.


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