Family:Whitney, Branson (c1812-a1850)

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Branson Whitney, ([perhaps] Ransom6, Ebenezer5, Elnathan4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), parentage unknown but perhaps the son of Ransom6 Whitney, was born circa 1812, NC, and died after 1850.

He married, 1838, Lincoln Co., NC, Sarah Finison, born circa 1823, Lincoln Co., NC.

Children of Branson and Sarah (Finison) Whitney:

i. (son) Whitney, b. 1835-1840, probably NC. This was probably Noah Whitney.
ii. Francis M. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, NC.
iii. Marcus W. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, NC; m. Catherine -----.


"All I know about Branson Whitney is that he was born In 1811 in North Carolina. I know that he married Sara Finison born 1823 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. In 1838 they were married in Lincoln County North Carolina. They later moved to Tippah County Mississippi. I also know that he had an uncle named Eli" - NCLINCOLN post, as well as "His daughater Mahalia is my great great grandmother."


757 757 Branson Whitney 38 M - Farmer 160 N.C. Illiterate Sarah " 28 F - " Illiterate Francis M. " 9 M - " Attended school Marcus W. Whitney 5 M - N.C.


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