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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Whitney Family.

Chil. of Russel and Angeline (Rogers) Whitney. 2556

7567 I. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. at Adrian, Mich., 24 Feb. 1834; married in her father's house at Rome, Mich., 16 Oct. 1851, by Lyman W. Baker, justice of the peace, to Cornelius David Silvernail, a farmer and stock-dealer, son of John and Rhoda (Runnels) Silvernail, of Lockport, N. Y., where he was born 1 July 1827. They dwelt at Rome from 16 Feb. 1852 till 13 March 1861; and then moved to Edford, Ill. He died at Virginia City, Montana, 23 Sept. 1864, and was buried there. She moved to Englewood, Ill., 1 Sept. 1874, and was living there in May 1875. 15166
7568 II. Helen Mar Whitney, b. at Adrian, Mich., 23 Jan. 1835; married in her father's house at Rome, Mich., 7 Jan. 1854, John McConnell, a farmer, son of Amzi and Catharine (Beers) McConnell, of Ridgeway, N. Y., where he was born 4 May 1828. They settled at Rome, and were living there in March 1875. 15171
7569 III. Andrew Jackson Whitney, b. at Nottawa, Mich., 7 March 1836; a police constable; married at Adrian, Mich., 8 Sept. 1859, Mary Jane Monaghan, dau. of John and Lucy (Kemp) Monaghan, of Cambridge, Mich. She was born in Suffolk County, England, 2 June 1833. They dwelt at Brooklyn, Mich., till 10 Ap. 1862; then moved to Geneseo, Ill., and were living there in March 1875. He enlisted at Geneseo, 29 Sept. 1864, in Co. B, 9th Reg., Ill. Cavalry, and served till after the close of the war, having been, for the last nine months, commissary-sergeant of his company. He took part in the two days fight with Hood, following him to Eastport, Tenn. 15175
7570 IV. Emeline Whitney, b. at Rome, Mich., 18 Aug. 1837; married Chester Bradley; and was living at Colfax, Iowa, in Sept. 1875, without children.
7571 V. Eleanor Phebe Whitney, b. at Rome, Mich., 19 March 1839; married at Gorham, Ohio, 30 Oct. 1859, by Alvin D. Rice, Esq., to David Mortimer Farwell, a carpenter, son of Hiram and Margaret (Skinner) Farwell, of Morenci, Mich. He was born at Gorham, 1 May 1836. They settled at Medina, Mich.; and moved, about 1861, to Gorham. She removed, in 1864, to Adrian, Mich., where she was living in March 1875. He enlisted, 24 July 1862, at Morenci, in the Eighth Michigan Battery; died at Vicksburgh, Miss., 29 Aug. 1863, and was buried there. 15177
7572 VI. Samson Whitney, b. at Rome, Mich., 20 July 1840; a farmer; married Jane Ann Wells. They were living on his father's farm, at Rome, in June 1875, without children. He was churlish enough to return our letters of inquiry unanswered, and refused to give any information to his kinsfolk who wished to make this record complete.
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