Family:Whitney, Alloway (1814-1889)

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Alloway9 Whitney (Bartholomew8, Oliver7, Silas6, David5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Bartholomew8 and Sarah (Sanford) Whitney, was born Swanton, VT, 23 Mar 1814, and died 4 Sep 1889, Highgate Springs, VT.

He married firstly, 5 Nov 1843, Berkshire, VT, Lorinda Pratt. She was born 18 Jul 1824, and died 4 Mar 1852.

He married secondly, 21 Jul 1852, Franklin, VT, Elizabeth Dewing. She was born 16 Feb 1826.

Alloway Whitney was born in Swanton, VT, and was a child at the time the British under Gen. Prove were defeated at Plattsburgh, NY. He was a farmer and always resided in Franklin. He owned a large amount of real estate, was educated in French and spoke it almost perfectly. He resided Saint Armand, QC.

Children of Alloway9 and Lorinda (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Mary E.10 Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1846; d. 10 Sep 1877; m. 10 Nov 1868 or 1867, Franklin, VT, Daniel F. Chamberlain.[1] He d. 25 Sep 1870; resided Baldwin, WI.
ii. Eunice Ellen Whitney, b. 28 Dec 1847; m. 21 Sep 1870, St. Albans, VT, Hartson F. Woodard, son of Orlin and M. E. (Thompson) Woodward;[2] attorney; resided Minneapolis, MN. Children:
a. May Agnes Woodard, b. Jul 1873.
iii. (child) Whitney, b. ca. 1850. Listed as "infant Whitney" in 1851, probably died young.

Children of Alloway9 and Elizabeth (Dewing) Whitney:

iv. Adolphus Dewing Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1855; m. Maria M. Colcord.
v. Louisa Sarah Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1857; m. 27 Nov 1877, Franklin, VT, Sanford W. Armstrong, of St. Armand, P.Q., b. 1855, St. Armand, P.Q., son of Alexander and Eliza (Allen) Armstrong;[3] resided East Franklin, VT. Children:
a. Edith Armstrong, b. 28 Jun 1885.
vi. Elnora Betsey Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1865; m. 2 Apr 1889, Carl K. Emery; resided South Franklin, VT.

Census

236 214 Alaway Whitney 38 M - Farmer $6000 $1800 Vermont Elisabeth " 34 F - " Mary " 14 F - " Attended school Eunice " 12 F - " Attended school Dolphus D. " 5 M - " Attended school Sarah L. " 3 F - " Rachael Shepherd 23 F - Domestic Canada E. James Morey 14 M - " " Attended school

242 252 Whitney, Alloway 56 M W Farmer $1000 $2000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 44 F W Keeping house " -----, Eunice 21 F W No occupation Canada -----, Adolphus 14 M W At home Vermont Attended school -----, Sarah 13 F W " Canada Attended school -----, Betsey 5 F W " Vermont

Alaway WHITNEY 66 Self M M W VT Farmer CAN VT Elizabeth WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W VT Keeps House CT NH Dolphus WHITNEY 24 Son M M W CAN At Home VT VT Maria WHITNEY 23 Dau F M W VT At Home VT VT Harlow WHITNEY 2 GSon M S W VT CAN VT Charles WHITNEY 10M GSon M S W VT CAN VT Nora WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W VT At School VT VT Sarah GUYOTT 16 Oth F S W VT Servant VT VT

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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