Family:Whitney, Abram Johnson (1828-a1880)

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Abram Johnson8 Whitney (Philo7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Philo7 and Jerusha (Wheeler) Whitney, was born 3 Oct 1828, Newtown, CT, and died after 1880.

He married, 25 Nov 1857, Stepney, CT, Marietta Parmelee, daughter of Herman and Sally (Peck) Parmelee. She was born 15 Sep 1834, Newtown, CT, and died after 1900.

He resided Bethel, CT.

Phoenix says the following:

"Abram Johnson Whitney, b. at Newtown, Conn., 3 Oct. 1828; a carpenter, and later a grocer; married at Stepney, in Monroe, Conn., 25 Nov. 1857, by Rev. D. W. Lounsbury, Methodist Episcopal, to Marietta Parmelee, born 15 Sept 1834, dau. of Herman and Sally (Peck) Parmelee, of Newtown. They lived in Newtown (except a year and a half passed in Birmingham, Conn.) till 1869, when they moved to Bethel, Conn., and were living there in 1874."

Children of Abram Johnson8 and Marietta (Parmelee) Whitney:

i. Harriett Amelia9 Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1858, Newtown, CT; d. 8 Jul 1868, Newtown, CT, aged 9 years.[1]
ii. James Wheeler Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1867, Newtown, CT.
iii. Frederick Moore Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1869, Bethel, CT.
iv. Bertha Belle Whitney, b. 12 May 1872, Bethel, CT; d. aft. 1900.


51 52 Johnson Whitney 31 M - Carpenter $600 $300 Ct. Maryette 26 F - Ct. Harriett A. 1 F - Ct. John O'Brien 12 M - N.Y. Attended school

115 137 Whitney, Abram C. 41 M W Farmer $3000 $383 Conn. Male citizen over 21 Marietta 36 F " Keep house " James W. 2 M " " Fredc. 11/12 M " " Born in Jul

Abram J. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W CT Works In Hat Factory CT CT Mary WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W CT Keeps House CT CT James W. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Freddie M. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Bertha B. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W CT At School CT CT Katharine RYAN 20 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Amelia CLARK 88 Oth F W W CT CT CT Chas. MESSOR 56 Oth M S W GER Works In Band Box Factory GER GER

1900, 32 Grassy Plain Street, , p. XXXXX: 32 41 Richards, John H. Head W M Jan 1864 36 mar 17 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Hat maker, Rents house -----, Alice Wife W F Dec 1865 34 mar 17 1ch 1liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Hat trimmer -----, Edna Dau W F Jun 1884 16 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut 42 Whitney, Marietta Head W F Sep 1834 65 wid 4ch 3liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Owns mortgaged house -----, Bertha B. Dau W F May 1872 28 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Teacher


  • Census records.

1.^  "Harriet A. [Whitney], d. 8 Jul 1868, ae 9," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Newtown 4:40.

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