Family:Whitney, Jonas Franklin (1823-1888)

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Jonas Franklin Whitney, son of ----- and Ruth (-----) Whitney, was born 1823, Madison Co., NY, and died 1888, Chittenango, NY. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango, NY.[1]

He married before 1847, Matilda Edwina Morgan. She was born 1835, Madison Co., NY, and died 1908, NY. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango, NY.[2]

Children of Jonas Franklin and Matilda Edwina (Morgan) Whitney:

i. Dewitt C. Whitney, b. ca. 1847, Madison Co., NY; d. 8 May 1931, Silver City, NM, aged 91 years;[3] m. St. Vincent de Paul, Silver City, NM, 15 Apr 1896, Mary Catherine Byrne,[4] d. 24 Dec 1933, Silver City, NM, aged 65 years,[5] dau. of Thomas and Catherine (Cassedy) Byrne. No children.
Enlisted 10 Mar 1865, Tompkins Co., NY, as a bugler, a Private, Co. D, 8th New York Cavalry, and was mustered out 27 Jun 1865, Alexandria, VA. Born Madison Co.; occupation, farmer; grey eyes, light hair dark complexion, height 5 ft. 3 inches; credited to Tompkins, Delaware Co.[6]
Enlisted 21 Nov 1866, New York, NY, by Capt. Ogilby, for 3 years, of Sullivan, NY, aged 21, laborer, grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, height 5' 4-4/8", in 17th Infantry 35, by 15th Infantry, discharged 3 Nov 1869, by expiration of service, at Point Jan Jose, CA, a Private.[7]
On 23 Nov 1869, enlisted at Fort Conig, N.M., by Lt. Sartle, of Sullivan, NY, aged 24, soldier, grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, height 5 ft. 4-1/2 in., in Co. K, 15th U.S. Infantry, second enlistment, discharged 23 Nov 1874, due to expiration of service, at New Orleans, LA, On 3 Oct 1874, as a Sergeant.[8]
On 3 Dec 1874, enlisted at W. Merwin, NM, by Capt. Ellis, of Sullivan, NY, aged 30, soldier, grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, height 5 ft. 4-1/2 in., in Co. C, 15th U.S. Infantry; discharged 1 Nov 1879 at Camp Chelm, W. T., a Sergt., char. good.[9]
ii. Willis M. Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Madison Co., NY.
iii. David A. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, Madison Co., NY.
iv. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1856, Madison Co., NY.
v. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1859, NY; not in family, 1865.
vi. Cora B. Whitney, b. ca. 1863, Madison Co., NY; m. bef. 1882, Henry Allen.[10]
vii. Florence A. Whitney, b. ca. 1865, Madison Co., NY; d. aft. 1892.
viii. Jennie C. Whitney, b. ca. 1868, Madison Co., NY; d. aft. 1900.
ix. Franklin F. Whitney, b. ca. 1870, Madison Co., NY; d. aft. 1900; m. ca. 1890, Nellie Penner.
x. Sylvester F. Whitney, or Frederick S. Whitney, b. ca. 1873, Madison Co., NY.

Notes

His mother Ruth was born about 1781 in Columbia Co., NY, and died after 1855. His father is unknown, but must have died before 1830.

Census

57 62 Jonas Whitney 27 M - Farmer New York Matilda " 20 F - " DeWitt C. " 3 M - " Willis " 1 M - " Ruth " 69 F - " Illiterate 63 Margaret French 50 F - $200 " Illiterate Ruth Cady 33 F - " Charles " 12 M - " Attended school

227 Framed $150 236 Jonas Whitney 30 M - - Madison 1 - 30 Laborer 1 - - - - - - Matilda E. Whitney 24 F - Wife Madison 1 - 24 - - - - - - - - Dewit C. Whitney 7 M - Chld Madison - - 7 - - - - - - - - Willie M. Whitney 5 M - Chld Madison - - 5 - - - - - - - - David A. Whitney 1 M - Chld Madison - - 1 - - - - - - - -

29 Frame $800 31 Justus Sheldon 58 M - - Mass. 1 - 27 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Lucinda Sheldon 47 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 27 - - - - - - - - George Sheldon 26 M - Son Madison - - 26 Lawyer 1 - - - - - - Richard B. Sheldon 18 M - Son Madison - - 18 Farmer - - - - - - - Mary L. Sheldon 14 F - Dau Madison - - 14 - - - - - - - - Martha L. Sheldon 12 F - Dau Madison - - 12 - - - - - - - - Ruth Whitney 75 F - Brdr Columbia - 1 30 - - - - - - - -

1468 1457 Jonas Whitney 38 M - Farm Laborer $100 New York Matilda Whitney 30 F - do DeWitt C. Whitney 13 M - do Attended school Willis Whitney 11 M - do Attended school David Whitney 7 M - do Attended school Charles Whitney 4 M - do Sarah Whitney 1 F - do

12 Framed $150 13 Jonas Whitney 42 M - ---- Madison - 1 1 - - Farmer 1 - - - - - - - - - - Matilda Whitney 34 F - Wife " 7 1 1 - - Danil C Whitney 17 M - Chld " - - - - 1 Willis Whitney 15 M - " " - - - - 1 David Whitney 10 M - " " - - - - - Charles Whitney 8 M - " " - - - - - Cora Whitney 2 F - " " - - - - -

Jonas Whitney: 25A. improved, 25A. unimproved, $1250 value of farm, $70 value of stock, $12 value of tools, 1A. plowed 1864, 6A. plowed 1865, 5A. pasture 1864, 5A. pasture 1865, 7A. meadow 1864, 7A. meadow 1865, 4 tons hay, 1-1/2A. sown winter wheat 1864, 2A. sown oats 1865, 3A. Indian corn planted 1864, 6A. Indian corn planted 1865, 50 bu. Indian corn harvested, 1/4A. potatoes planted 1864, 1A. potatoes planted 1865, 30 bu. potatoes harvested, 1 neat calf of 1864, 2 neat calves of 1865, 1 neat cattle of 1 year old, 1 working ox, 1 milch cow 1864, 1 milch cow 1865, 1 butter cow 1864, 1 butter cow 1865, 100 lbs. butter made 1864, 2 swine season of 1864 and older, 2 swine slaughtered in 1864, 350 lbs. pork made 1864, 4 sheep shorn 1864, 4 sheep shorn 1865, 2 lambs raised 1865, $10 value of poultry, $3 eggs sold.

73 76 Whitney, Jonas 48 M W No occupation $100 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Matilda 40 F W Keeping house " -----, David 17 M W Work in paper mill " -----, Charles 14 M W Farm laborer " -----, Cora 8 F W " -----, Florence 5 F W " -----, Jennie 2 F W "

409 Jonas F. Whitney 52 M - ---- Madison m Farm Laborer - 1 - - - - Matilda E. Whitney 45 F - Wife Madison m Keeps House Willis M. Whitney 25 M - Son Madison s Boatman on Canal 1 - - - - Charles Whitney 18 M - Son Madison s Farm Laborer Cora B. Whitney 12 F - Dau Madison s - Florence A. Whitney 10 F - Dau Madison s - Jennie C. Whitney 7 F - Dau Madison s - Franklin F. Whitney 5 M - Son Madison s - Sylvester F. Whitney 2 M - Son Madison s -

Jonas-F. WHITNEY 57 Self M M W NY Laborer MA NY Matilda E. WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W NY Keeping House PA NY Cora B. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W NY Servant NY NY Florence A. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W NY Servant NY NY Jennie C. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W NY Home NY NY Franklin F. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W NY Home NY NY Frederick S. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NY Home NY NY/p>

Vergil W. BULL 31 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Carrie BULL 30 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Clara L. BULL 4 Dau F S W NY NY NY Edwin H. BULL 4M Son M S W NY NY NY Xavier BESICK 20 Othe M S W NY Farm Laborer GER GER Florence WHITNEY 15 Othe F S W NY Servant NY NY

Matilda E. Whitney F 62 - U.S. C. Nurse Fred T. Whitney M 9 - U.S. C.

She was apparently living with the family of Enoch H. Bennett.

Henry Allen M 41 - U.S. C. Cabinet maker Cora Allen F 29 - “ C. Levern Allen M 11 - “ C. Florence Whitney F 23 - “ C. Albert Lock M 13 - “ C. Bessie C. S. Lock F 11 - “ C. Gracie E. Lock F 7 - “ C.

George R. Penner M 49 - U.S. C. Engineer Nettie J. Penner F 45 - U.S. C. Della M. Whitney F 19 - U.S. C. Frank M. Whitney M 22 - U.S. C. Engineer Jennie L. Clark F 52 - U.S. C.

89 90 Blair, Mary E. Head W F Nov 1851 48 mar 27 4ch 4liv New York New York New York Owns mortgaged farm -----, Bullard J. Son W M Nov 1873 26 sgl New York New York New York -----, Lelia S. Dau W F Jul 1875 24 sgl New York New York New York -----, Mary M. Dau W F Oct 1883 16 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Elodia. Dau W F Sep 1891 8 sgl New York New York New York At school August, A. Marvin Brot W M Sep 1845 54 sgl New York New York New York Whitney, Matilda E. Srvt W F Oct 1832 67 wid 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Domestic

256 260 Murphy Walter M. Head W M May 1850 50 wid Indiana Indiana Virginia Stage driver, Rents house -----, Robert P. Son W M Jan 1874 26 sgl Texas Indiana Texas Saw mill hand Grimes, Roy Brdr W M Nov 1884 15 sgl Iowa Ohio Iowa Goat hearder 261 Whitney, Dewitt C. Head W M Nov 1859 40 mar 4 New York New York New York Painter (house), Rents house -----, Mary Wife W F Jun 1869 30 mar 4 0ch 0liv Ohio Ireland Canada 262 Parrock, Grover Head W M Mar 1885 15 sgl Texas Missouri Missouri Stable Hand, Rents house

152 157 Smith, Charles Head W M Apr 1854 46 mar 10 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Martha Wife W F Sep 1866 33 mar 10 0ch 0liv New York Ireland Ireland Whitney, Frank ---- W M Feb 1871 29 sgl New York New York New York Farm laborer

525 590 Palmer, Ransom Head W M Aug 1839 60 mar 35 New York New Hampshire New Hampshire Prop. Hotel Ripper, Owns mortgaged house -----, Mettie Wife W F Sep 1847 52 mar 35 3ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Lynn Son W M Nov 1879 20 sgl New York New York New York Student mch. college Ostrande, Minnie Srvt W F Jan 1871 29 mar 14 0ch 0liv New York New York New York dining room girl Norris, May Srvt W F Jul 1862 37 sgl New York New York New York Painter cook Osborn, Anna Srvt W F Feb 1879 21 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Ireland Dining room girl Buruns, Mary Srvt W F Feb 1843 57 wid 5 5ch 5liv Ireland Ireland Ireland 1860 40 Lumberman -----, Fannie Srvt W F Nov 1880 19 sgl New York Ireland Ireland Kitchen girl Whitney, Fred Srvt W M Feb 1872 28 sgl New York New York New York Hotel clerk Harmon, Dick Srvt W M Jul 1877 22 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Porter Ostrander, Florence Brdr W F Dec 1886 13 sgl New York New York New York At school Phelps, Augustes F. Brdr W M Dec 1842 57 mar 32 New York New York New York Mch. oper. (nor goods) Phelps, Minerva Brdr W F Oct 1843 56 mar 32 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Mc Crudy, Ag Brdr W M Nov 1864 35 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Foreman Wagon Fcty Fisher, Fred Brdr W M Mar 1872 28 sgl New York New York New York Exp. Agt Fleming, ----- Brdr W M Aug 1877 22 sgl New York New York New York Dentist Truesdell, Geo. Brdr W M Mar 1875 25 sgl New York New Jersey New Jersey Drug salesman

145 166 Allen, Henry R. Head W M Nov 1852 49 mar 20 1ch 1liv New York New York New York Machinist, Rents farm -----, Cora B. Wife W F Nov 1862 39 mar 20 1ch 1liv New York New York New York -----, Le Verne Son W M Jan 1882 18 sgl New York New York New York At school Whitney, Jennie M. Brdr W F Jun 1868 31 sgl New York New York New York Allen, Charles Brot W M Feb 1865 35 mar 12 New York New York New York Cabinet maker

439 487 Whitney, Frank Head W M Aug 1870 29 mar 10 New York New York New York Stationary engineer, Rents house -----, Della Wife W F Jul 1873 26 mar 10 4ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Allice Dau W F Aug 1897 2 sgl New York New York New York -----, Frank Son W M Jun 1899 11m sgl New York New York New York Penner, Nettie MiL W F May 1855 45 div 1ch 1liv New York Rhode Island New York Cook

  • State 1905, Chittenango, Sullivan, Madison Co., NY, p. 3:

Whitney, Matilda E. Head W F 74 United States Cit. Houseworker

  • 1910, Silver City, Grant Co., NM: Dewitt C. Whitney and wife Mary.
  • 1920, Silver City, Grant Co., NM: Dewitt C. Whitney and wife Mary C.
  • 1930, Silver City, Grant Co., NM: Dewitt C. Whitney and wife Mary L.

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #135415943, Jonas F. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #144796286, Matilda E. Whitney.

3.^  New Mexico Marriages, 1751-1918, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945], at FamilySearch.org.

5.^  New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900, from Ancestry.com.

7.^  U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, from Ancestry.com.

8.^  U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, from Ancestry.com.

9.^  U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, from Ancestry.com.

10.^  Campbell Family Tree, from Ancestry.com.


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