Family:Whitney, William Warren (1786-1850)

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William Warren6 Whitney (Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos5 and Anna (Weston) Whitney, was born Apr 1786, Buxton, ME, and died Aug 1850, Hamilton Co., OH.

Intentions of marriage were published 31 Dec 1808, Hampden, ME, for him and Nancy Simpson. She was born about 1790, NH, and died 1871, OH.

Moved before 1820 to Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH.

Mary Jane Whitney Anderson's parentage is listed in DAR records under Nannie C Anderson Roberts, DAR ID number 115350. It states lineage as Robert James Anderson (1813-90) m. Mary Jane Whitney; William W Whitney m 1809 Nancy Simpson; Amos Whitney m Ann Weston; Amos Whitney 1752-1898.[1]

Children of William6 and Nancy (Simpson) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Mary Jane7 Whitney, b. 1823, Cincinnati, OH; d. 1910; m. 17 Jul 1839, Hamilton Co., OH, Robert Anderson. Robert James Anderson was born in Ireland and his family first immigrated to Canada and went to Cincinnati in 1838. He is listed in 1840 census quite close to a William Whitney. Robert and Mary Jane are listed in 1850 census with 5 children. His occupation is agent. The family moved to Keokuk, Lee Co., IA, in 1857, but moved on to Clark Co., MO, from 1860 to 1867. By 1885 they returned to Keokuk, Lee Co., IA. Children:
a. Joseph G. Anderson, b. 1848; d. 1889; a prominent lawyer.
b. Nannie C. Anderson, b. -----; m. William J. Roberts, and joined the D.A.R.
ii. William H. Whitney, b. ca. 1826, OH; d. after 1850.
iii. Favoretta Whitney, b. ca. 1830, OH; d. after 1870.

Census

"Commencement of the Shaker Society" 736 736 Ezra Shearman 45 M - Black Smith $40000 O. ... Wm. Whitney 64 M - Farmer Maine ...

868 1108 Nancy Whitney 60 F - $2000 N.H. William H. " 24 M - Boatman Ohio Favoretta " 20 F - "

484 735 David Black 27 M - Moulder Ohio Married in year Susan " 21 F - do Gideon Weilman 49 M - River Pilot Virginia Frances " 35 F - Ohio Anna L. " 12 F - Virginia Attended school 736 Jane Whitney 70 F - $2000 -- Maine Favoretta " 21 F - Seamstress Ohio

"Jane" here is undoubtedly the widow Nancy.

404 402 Whitney, Nancy 71 F W Keeping House $6000 -- New Hampshire -----, Flavoretta 40 F W Boarding Ohio

  • 1870, son William not found.
  • 1880, son William and daughter Favoretta not found.

References

1.^  D.A.R. Lineage Books, vol. 116, p. 111.


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