Family:Whitney, Hamilton Silas (1845-1899)
Hamilton Silas Whitney (Nicholas F., Josiah), son of Nicholas F. and Catharine Marie (Parks) Whitney, was born 2 Sep 1845, Canajoharie, NY, and died 4 Aug 1899, Wells, NY, aged 55 years. He was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, NY.
He married firstly, Almira Owen, daughter of William and Eliza (-----) Owen. She was born Jan 1844, Fulton Co., NY, and died Feb 1886, Johnstown, NY. She was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, NY.
He married secondly, 27 Jul 1886, Gloversville, NY, Martha Ann Shaw. She was born about 1845, and died 2 Mar 1903, Utica, NY. She was buried in Clarkville Cemetery, Edinburg, NY.
He served as a Private in the Civil War in the 24th Independent Battery, New York Light Artillery, and Battery L, 3rd Regiment, New York Light Artillery. On 6 May 1880, he applied for a pension based on his service, Application #350,603, Certificate #704,317, and also Application #405,783. On 19 Sep 1899, his widow Martha A. Whitney applied for a pension based on his service, Application #705,758.
Children of Hamilton Silas and Almira (Owen) Whitney:
i. Walter Owen Whitney, b. Oct 1864, Fulton Co., NY; d. 4 Dec 1869, Johnstown, NY, aged 5 years 2 months; bur. Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, NY. ii. Clarence Whitney, b. Apr 1868, Johnstown, NY; m. Ann Sophia (Cheney) Keppel. iii. Isabella Whitney, b. ca. 1873, Johnstown, NY; m. 14 Jan 1891, Orange, MA (recorded in Athol, MA), Welsey L. Frink, b. ca. 1870, Chesterfield, NH, son of Oscar and Emily (Eddy) Frink. iv. Charles Arthur Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1882, Johnstown, NY; d. 19 Nov 1961, New Haven, CT.
Children of Hamilton Silas and Martha Ann (Shaw) Whitney, if any, unknown.
1001 1001 Daniel Whitney 21 M - Farm Laborer $750 New York Adelia " 20 F - [New York] John " 3 M - [New York] Cylas " 15 M - [New York]
This is son Hamilton Silas, living with his brother Daniel.
337 ---- $300 357 William Owen 53 M - ---- Steuben - 1 1 - - Shoemaker 1 - - - - - - - - - - Eliza Owen 51 F - Wife Fulton - 1 1 - - Elmira Owen 21 F - Chld " - 1 1 - - Hamilton Whitney 20 M - SiL Montgomery - 1 1 - - Soldier - - - - - - - - - 1 - Walter Whitney 9m M - Chld Fulton - - - - - Susan Owen 19 F - Chld " - 1 1 - -
19 23 VanSutten, David 54 M W Work in Luthe's Mill New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 30 F W Keeping House Penna. 24 Whitney, Hanilton 24 M W Work in Farm New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Almira 26 F W Keeping House New York -----, Clarence 1 M W New York Illiterate
121 Stone $1500 139 Hamilton S. Whitney 29 M - Self Fulton Co. m Printer - 1 - - - - Almira Whitney 31 F - Wife " " m Glove Maker Clarance Whitney 6 M - Son " " s Student Isabell Whitney 2 F - Dau " " s -
Hamilton S. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W NY Printer NY NY Almira WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Clarence WHITNEY 11 Son M S W NY Atted'G. School NY NY Isabelle WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W NY Atted'G. School NY NY
- 1900, Wells, Hamilton Co., NY, p. 2A/47:
22 24 Stoner, Peter Head W M Jan 1828 72 mar 37 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mary Wife W F Nov 1840 59 mar 37 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Stewart, Docia Niec W F Dec 1887 12 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Elmer Neph W M Apr 1852 8 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, James J. BiL W M Dec 1846 53 wid New York New York New York Peddler - fish -----, William Neph W M Feb 1888 12 sgl New York New York New York At school 25 Whitney, Martha A. Head W M Mar 1845 55 wid New York New York New York Day laborer, Rents house
- Census records.
1.^ FindAGrave Memorial #115185033, Hamilton S. Whitney.
2.^ FindAGrave Memorial #115185116, Almira Whitney.
3.^ FindAGrave Memorial #78666934, Martha Ann Whitney.
4.^ FindAGrave Memorial #115185227, Walter Whitney.
5.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 417, page 341.
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- Franklin County, Massachusetts
- Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts
- Worcester County, Massachusetts
- Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts
- New York
- Fulton County, New York
- Gloversville, Fulton County, New York
- Johnstown, Fulton County, New York
- Madison County, New York
- Wells, Madison County, New York
- Montgomery County, New York
- Canajoharie, Montgomery County, New York