Family:Whitney, Alexander Hamilton (1818-a1892)
He married firstly, 27 Aug 1840, Chautauqua, NY, Mary Ann Rheubottom, daughter of John and Martha (Allen) Rheubottom, of Chautauqua. She was born 1 Feb 1824, Washington Co., NY, and died 14 Jan 1853, Chautauqua, NY, where she was buried in Magnolia Cemetery.
He married secondly, 6 Oct 1853, Buffalo, NY, Lucy Almeda Clark, daughter of Isaac and Hannah (Gates) Clark, and grand-daughter of Salmon and Lucy (Fosdic) Gates. She was born in Springfield Corners, PA, and died after 1892.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . moved with his father, in 1821, to Chautauqua, N.Y. . . . . They were living at Chautauqua in June 1874."
Children of Alexander Hamilton7 and Mary Ann (Rheubottom) Whitney, all born Magnolia, in Chautauqua, NY:
i. John Henry Rheubottom8 Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1842; m. 15 Apr 1871, Burnett Daley; and was living at Mayville, in Chautauqua, in Jun 1874; he was a widower in 1880, without children. ii. Martha Electa Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1845; m. 26 Jul 1869, Magnolia, in Chautauqua, NY, Isaac Rosenzweig, son of Isaac and Benna (Baker) Rosenzweig, of Erie, PA, b. 25 Dec 1845, Philadelphia, PA; an insurance-agent. They settled at Erie, and were living there in May 1874. iii. Caroline Aurelia Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1849; m. 20 Nov. 1867, Union City, PA, Abraham Organ Gillett, son of William Alfred and Julia Ann (Organ) Gillett, b. 14 Apr 1841, Prattsburgh, NY; a dealer in furniture. They settled at Union City, and were living there in May 1874.
Child of Alexander Hamilton6 and Lucy Almeda (Clark) Whitney:
iv. Henry Clark8 Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1873, Magnolia, NY; m. Winifred E. Breese.
176 186 Alexander Witney 31 M - Farmer $2000 N.Y. Mary Ann 26 F - " John H. 8 M - " Attended school Martha E. 5 F - " Attended school Caroline 1 F - "
6 Framed $600 6 Alexander Whitney 36 M - - Oneida 1 - 34 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Lucy Whitney 17 F - Wife Penn. 1 - 15 - - - - - - - - John Whitney 14 M - Chld Chautauqua - - 14 - - - - - - - - M. Caroline Whitney 6 F - Chld Chautauqua - - 6 - - - - - - - -
519 510 Alexandre Whitney 41 M - Farmer $3000 -- New York Leney " 20 F - Housekeeper Pa. John " 18 M - Farm Labor New York
613 597 Whitney, Alexander 51 M W Farmer $6000 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 31 F " Keeps House Pennsylvania -----, John 28 M " Works on Farm New York Male citizen over 21
Alexander WHITNEY 61 Self M M W N.Y. Farmer MA. MA. Lucy WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W PA. Keeping House N.Y. N.Y. Henry C. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W N.Y. School N.Y. PA. John H. R. WHITNEY 38 Son M W W N.Y. Farmer N.Y. N.Y.
Alexander H. Whitney M 74 - U.S. C. Farmer Lucy A. Whitney F 53 - " C. John H. R. Whitney M 51 - " C. Farmer Henry C. Whitney M 19 - " C. " Gertie C. Whitney F 22 - " C. Hattie A. Whiting F 34 - " C.
Benjamin G. Green M 67 - U.S. C. Farmer Jane Green F 64 - U.S. C. Burnette D. Whitney F 48 - U.S. C.
- 1910, Elk, Warren Co., PA:
114 115 Whitney, Henry C. Head M W 37 m1 12 New York New York Pennsylvania Farmer, General farm, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Winifred E. Wife F W 33 m1 12 1ch 1lv Pennsylvania New York England None -----, Raymond Son M W 10 sgl New York New York Pennsylvania None
- 1920, Warren and Olian Road, Elk, Warren Co., PA:
65 66 Whitney, Henry C. Head M W 46 mar New York New York Pennsylvania Farmer, general farm, owns mortgaged property -----, Winnifred Wife F W 43 mar Pennsylvania New York England None Breese, Daniel FiL M W 79 mar New York New York New York None -----, Henriatte MiL F W 77 mar England Scotland England None
- 1930: not found.
- All data imported from 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. 530 and p. 1230-1231.