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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.
Depuy. They lived in Ada, Mich., till 1848; then moved to Wisconsin, and lived in that State till 1868, when they removed to Minnesota, and were living at Worthington in 1873, on a prairie-farm. He has always lived a frontier life; and in 1858, crossed the plains to California, returning the same way to Wisconsin in Aug. 1861. He served four years and two months in the war of 1861, beginning in Co. A, 18th Reg., Wis. Vol. Infantry, and ending in the Veteran Reserve Corps. He was wounded in the right forearm, at the battle of Pittsburg Landing.
4099 VII. Martin Van Buren Whitney, b. at Lancaster, N. Y., 24 Nov. 1832; a farmer; married at Bowne, Mich., 20 Feb. 1853, by Rev. C. G. Barnes, Methodist Protestant, to Harriet White, whose father then lived in Bowne. She was born in Nottinghamshire, Eng., 15 March 1835, dau. of Robert and Alice (Hurst) White. They dwelt at Whitehall, Mich., for three months in 1853; at Grand Rapids, Mich., six months in 1854; and then settled at Alaska, in Caledonia, Mich., where they were living in 1874. He was then supervisor of the town. 10842

Chil. of Chil. of James Lewis and Maria (Cass) Whitney. 1246

4100 I. Mary Ann Whitney, married ----- Starkey; and was living at Watkins, N. Y., in 1875.
4101 II. ----- Whitney, a dau., married ----- Sweesey, a lawyer, of Orange County, N. Y.
4102 There are several other children in this household, whose names have not been obtained. They were reported to be living in California in 1875.

Chil. of Amason and Sarah (Whitney) Washburn. 1247

4103 I. Wheeler Fairchild Washburn, b. at Newtown, Conn., 20 Jan. 1811; married in Vermillion, Ohio, 19 Jan. 1832 (the family-record says 1831), by Rev. Elias Pattee, Methodist Episcopal, to Samantha Wolcott, dau. of ----- and Sarah Wolcott. They settled in Vermillion, where he died, without children, 22 Jan. 1833, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery. About a year after his death, she married Noah French; and, a few years later, moved into Wood Co., Ohio, where she died.
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