Family:Whitney, Abram Johnson (1842-a1880)
Abram Johnson9 Whitney (James Lewis8, Abraham Johnson7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of James Lewis8 and Maria (Eldred) Whitney, was born 4 Aug 1842, Caton, NY, and died after 1880.
He married, 10 Aug 1862, Elmira, NY, Almira Elizabeth Broakman, daughter of Rev. Samuel Moyer and Judith Jennings (Inscho) Broakman, of Elmira, NY. She was born 12 May 1846, Tioga, PA, and died after 1880.
He resided Caton, NY.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Abram Johnson Whitney, b. at Caton, N. Y., 4 Aug. 1842; a farmer; married at Elmira, N. Y., 10 Aug. 1862, by her father, a Baptist minister, to Almira Elizabeth Broakman, dau. of Rev. Samuel Moyer and Judith Jennings (Inscho) Broakman, of the same place. She was born at Tioga, Penn., 12 May 1846. They settled at Caton, and (except one year, 1866, passed at St. Joseph, Mich.) continued to reside there till their report, in Jan. 1876."
Children of Abram Johnson9 and Almira Elizabeth (Broakman) Whitney:
i. Fanny May10 Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1868, Caton, NY; according to the 1870 Census, she was adopted. ii. Mabel Whitney, b. ca. 1876, Caton, NY.
266 266 Whitney, Abram 27 M W Farmer $3000 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 24 F W Keeping house Penna. -----, Fannie 2 F W Adopted New York
Abraham WHITNEY 38 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Elisbeth WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House PA PA Mable WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY Fanney WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 615.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 1552; and p. 2245.