Family:Whitney, John (10 Feb 1804-1854)

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Rev. John7 Whitney (Nathan6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan6 and Eunice (Cottle) Whitney, was born 10 Feb 1804, PA, and died 4 Feb 1854, Brown Co., OH. He is buried in Hensel Cemetery, Brownsville, OH.

He married firstly, 24 Feb 1822, Sarah Hensel, daughter of John and Ann Margaret (-----) Hensel. She was born 11 Oct 1806, PA, and died 29 Dec 1847, Brownsville, OH. She is buried in Hensel Cemetery, Brownsville, OH.

He married secondly, 11 Nov 1848, Washington Co., OH, Elizabeth Worthington. She was born 16 Jun 1812, OH, and died 28 Dec 1884, Washington Co., OH. She married secondly, between 1860 and 1870, Leonard Chalk.

On 9 Apr 1856, at the time of John Whitney's death, his wife was named Elizabeth as she was named as his widow in a suit brought for partition of real estate by Simon Whitney. According to that suit, the heirs of John Whitney were: Andrew Snyder and Rebecca, his wife; John S. Whitney, Henry Teman and Unice, his wife; Wm. Raper and Margaret; his wife, Enoch Whitney, Joseph Hill and Hannah his wife.

Children of Rev. John7 and Sarah (Hensel) Whitney:

i. Simon Hensel8 Whitney, b. 1824, VA; m.(1) Margaret Huffman; m.(2) Ann Elizabeth Lafever.
ii. Rebecca Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1827, VA; d. 20 Jun 1909, Flora, IL; m. Jan 1846, Andrew Snyder.
iii. Margaret Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1829, Monroe Co., OH; d. 21 Mar 1891, or 21 Mar 1859, Monroe Co., OH; m. 29 Jan 1851, Ohio Co., VA, William Roper.
iv. John Simeon Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1832, Monroe Co., OH; m. Mary Ellen Barnes.
v. Eunice Whitney, b. 17 May 1834, Perry, OH; d. 10 Nov 1885, Brownsville, OH; m. ca. 1853, Henry Harmon Teeman.
vi. Enoch Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1837, Perry, OH; m. Eveline Bradfield.
vii. Hannah N. Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1839, Perry, OH; d. 10 Jan 1915, Monroe Co., OH; m. 28 Apr 1856, Monroe Co., OH, Joseph Hill.
viii. Rhoda Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1841, Monroe Co., OH; d. 22 Feb 1911; bur. Oak Grove Cemetery, Washington Co., OH; m. ca. 1859, Peter Becker; resided Hills, Monroe Co., OH.
ix. Reuben W. Whitney, b. 1842, OH; d. 1861, Flora, IL. Buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, IL.[1]
x. Thomas O. Whitney, b. Dec 1845, Perry, OH; m.(1) Rebecca Maxon; m.(2) Elizabeth Chamberlain; m.(3) Margaret Ellen Martin.

John7 and Elizabeth (Worthington) Whitney had no children.


100 100 John Whitney 46 M - R. Baptist Clergyman $1200 Pa. Eliza " 38 F - Ohio Simeon " 18 M - Farmer " Attended school Unice " 16 F - " Attended school Enoch " 13 M - Ohio Attended school Hannah " 11 F - " Attended school Rhoda " 9 F - " Attended school Ruben " 7 M - " Attended school Thomas " 4 M - "

133 133 Eliza Whitney 40 F - Dom. $4000 $500 Ohio Reuben W. 16 M - Farmer $150 " Attended school Thomas 14 M - " Attended school

  • 1870, Grandview, Washington Co., OH, p. 46/161:

334 348 Chalk, Lenard 65 M W Farmer $700 $600 Maryland Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 58 F W Keeping House Ohio Parr, Catherine 12 F W Domestic Servant Ohio

  • 1880, Newport, Washington Co., OH, p. 347A:

Peter BECKER Self 51 M M W BAYERN Merchant BAYERN BAYERN Rhoda BECKER Wife 39 F M W OH Keeping House ME OH Eliza R. BECKER Dau 20 F - W OH At Home BAYERN OH G. S. BECKER Son 18 M - W OH At Home BAYERN OH Thomas BECKER Son 17 M - W OH At Home BAYERN OH Michael A. BECKER Son 14 M - W OH At Home BAYERN OH Mamie C. BECKER Dau 12 F S W OH At Home BAYERN OH Laura N. BECKER Dau 9 F S W OH At Home BAYERN OH John BECKER Son 5 M S W OH At Home BAYERN OH Eliza CHALK MotL 68 F - W OH -- ENGLAND VA Mary GANCE Oth 20 F - W WV Domestic ENGLAND VA

This is daughter Rhoda and family, and her stepmother living with her.


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