Family:Whitney, Flavel (1804-1877)

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Flavel Whitney

Flavel8 Whitney (Guilford7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Guilford7 and Anna (Locke) Whitney, was born 30 Sep 1804, Marlboro, VT,[1] and died 29 Oct 1877, Strongsville, OH.

He married firstly, 7 Feb 1828, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Clarinda Tuttle,[2] daughter of Ezra and Clarinda (Johnson) Tuttle. She was born 1 Feb 1806, Rowe, MA, and died 15 or 20 Feb 1830, Dover, Athens Co., OH.

He married secondly, 11 Nov 1830, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Electa Harvey,[3] daughter of Ithamar and Electa (Fowler) Harvey. She was born 1794, Hadlyme, CT, and died 6 Oct 1831, Strongsville, OH. She is buried in Strongsville Cemetery, Strongsville, OH.

He married thirdly, 4 Nov 1832, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Amelia Allen.[4] She was born 16 Sep 1812, Norwich, CT, and died 2 Aug 1847 or 22 Aug 1843, Strongsville, OH.

He married fourthly, 1849, Mrs. Catherine Amanda (-----) Barnes. She was born about 1813, NJ, and died 31 Dec 1852, Strongsville, OH.

He married fifthly, 17 Apr 1853, Medina Co., OH, Lucy Alma Cole, daughter of Walter and Content (Humiston) Cole. She was born 13 Nov 1808, Colesville, NY, and died Nov 1889, Strongsville, OH.

He resided Strongsville, OH.

Flavel8 and Clarinda (Tuttle) Whitney apparently had no children.

Flavel8 and Electa (Harvey) Whitney apparently had no children.

Children of Flavel8 and Amelia (Allen) Whitney:

i. Watson Harry9 Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1833, Strongsville, OH; m. Susan Nokes.
ii. Henry M. Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1835, Strongsville, OH; m. Mary O. C. Cole.
iii. John F. Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1839, Strongsville, OH; m. Maria Elizabeth Otis.
iv. Electa W. Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1841, Strongsville, OH; d. before 1910; m. 30 May 1861, Cuyahoga Co., OH, William Humiston.

Child of Flavel8 and Catherine Amanda (-----)(Barnes) Whitney:

iv. Alfred E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1850, Strongsville, OH; m. Anna Lewis.

Flavel8 and Lucy Alma (Cole) Whitney apparently had no children.


3171 3348 Flavel Whitney 46 M - Farmer Vt. Amanda 37 F - N. Jersey Watson 17 M - O. Attended school Henry 14 M - O. Attended school John 12 M - O. Attended school Electa 9 F - Ohio Cordelia Marsh 20 F - N.Y.

1155 1188 Flavel Whitney 56 M - Farmer $4000 $1000 Vt. Lucy " 50 F - N.Y. Watson " 26 M - Ohio Henry " 24 M - Do Electa " 19 F - Do Attended school Alfred " 10 M - N.Y. Attended school

140 139 Whitney, Flavel 65 M W Farmer $3000 $1165 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 61 F W Keeping House New York Saunders, Alfred 20 M W Farm Laborer New York Parents foreign born

Lucy WHITNEY 71 Self F W W NY CT CT Anna WHITNEY 31 Dau F M W ENG Housekeeping ENG ENG Roy WHITNEY 6 GSon M S W OH At School --- --- Emmlie WHITNEY 3 GDau F S W OH --- ---

These grandchildren were children of son Alfred. Anna was married, not widowed, so Alfred had not died yet.

Wm. HUMISTON 44 Self M M W OH Merchant CT NY Electa HUMISTON 39 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY NY Fannie O. HUMISTON 17 Dau F S W OH At Home OH OH William H. HUMISTON 13 Son M S W OH Attending School OH OH Nellie HUMISTON 5 Dau F S W OH OH OH Harry O. WHITNEY 3M Neph M S W IA OH IL Caroline NORTHROP 19 Oth F W W OH Housework GER GER Jeduthin FRERMAN 30 Oth M S W OH Clerk NY ENG Edward ROCKWOOD 40 Oth M M W OH Livery Stable Keeper NY NY

This was his daughter Electa, with a nephew Harry O. born in Iowa, paternity not clear. Since his mother was born in Illinois, and Watson and Henry's wives were not, he was probably a son of John.


1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Cuyahoga Co., OH, Vital Records, volumes 1-3, 1810 - 1839.

3.^  Cuyahoga Co., OH, Vital Records, volumes 1-3, 1810 - 1839.

4.^  Cuyahoga Co., OH, Vital Records, volumes 1-3, 1810 - 1839.

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