Family:Whitney, Jonathan Miles (1843-a1920)

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Jonathan Miles7 Whitney (Jonathan Rasselas6, Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Jonathan Rasselas6 and Jane (Culver) Whitney, was born 1 Jul 1843, Montville, OH, and died after 1920.

He married firstly, 13 Nov 1863, Hampden, OH, Amelia Quiggle.

He married secondly, 26 Nov 1873, 12 Lincoln Street, Portland, MI, Emerett Catharine Brace, daughter of William Harris and Malvina (Rockafellow) Brace. She was born 18 Mar 1845, Great Barrington, MA, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says the following:

"He enlisted, 24 Ap. 1861, in Co. F, 19th Reg., Ohio Volunteers, and served till 30 Aug. 1861, taking part in the battle of Rich Mountain, Va., 11 July 1861. He reenlisted, for three years, the last of Aug. 1862, in Co. E, 105th Reg., Ohio Volunteers; was captured 30 Aug. 1862, on the retreat to Louisville; was paroled 4 Sept. 1862; was exchanged the last of Feb. 1862, at Columbus, Ohio; and was discharged at Louisville, Ky. He reenlisted, 4 March 1863, in Co. G, 1st Mississippi Marine Brigade; served as hospital-steward on several gunboats, during the siege of Vicksburgh, till June 1863, when he was invalided, and sent to Cairo, Ill., for treatment. After an illness of three weeks, he was assigned to duty at the post-hospital, and was transferred, 10 Sept. 1863, to U.S. general hospital at Cleveland, Ohio, where he served till discharged, 1 June 1865. He then lived at Hampden, Ohio, till Dec. 1869, and since that at Montville, where he is engaged in business as nurseryman."

Children of Jonathan Miles7 and Amelia (Quiggle) Whitney:

i. Clayton M.8 Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1866, Hampden, OH; not in family in 1870 or 1880.

Children of Jonathan Miles7 and Emerett Catharine (Brace) Whitney:

ii. Mary8 Whitney, b. Aug 1875, OH; m. ca. 1898, Richard A. Crandall.
iii. George H. Whitney, b. Aug 1876, OH; m. 23 Nov 1909, Detroit, MI, Clara A. Stanley, dau. of George and Emily (Culver) Stanley, b. ca. 1887.
iv. (child) Whitney, b. after 1880; living but not in family in 1880.


44 44 Whitney, J. R. 65 M W Shoemaker $1000 $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 49 F W Keeping House O. -----, Miles J. 26 M W Laborer in Carriage $200 O. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rolla 12 M W O.

Miles J. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W OH Gen'L Store Prop. MA OH Emerett C. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Minnie B. BRACE 10 SDau F S W MA At School MA MA Mary WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W OH OH MA George WHITNEY 3 Son M S W OH OH OH

1900, Portland, Ionia Co., MI, p. XXXXX: 230 285 Whitney, Miles Head W M Jul 1843 56 mar 27 Ohio Massachusetts Ohio Painter & Carpenter -----, Emerett C. Wife W F Nov 1845 55 mar 27 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, George H. Son W M Aug 1876 23 sgl Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Harness Maker Crandall, Mary Dau W F Aug 1875 24 mar 2 0ch 0liv Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Milliner -----, Richard A. SiL W M Jun 1871 28 mar 2 Canada Canada Canada Harness Maker, Immig. 1880, Nat. Whitney, Jane Moth W F Dec 1820 79 wid 5ch 2liv Ohio Vermont Pennsylvania

  • 1910, Portland, Ionia Co., MI:

405 414 Whitney, Miles J. Head M W 66 m2,57 Ohio Massachusetts Ohio Carpenter, Owns free house -----, Emerett C. Wife F W 65 m2,37 3ch 3lv Massachusetts Ohio Ohio None -----, George H. Son M W 32 m8m Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Harness Maker -----, Clarea A. DiL F W 22 m8m Michigan Michigan Michigan None

  • 1920, Kent Street, Portland, Ionia Co., MI:

9 9 Whitney, George H. Head M W 41 mar Ohio Ohio Massachusetts Harness maker, Rents property -----, Clara A. Wife F W 31 mar Michigan Michigan New York None . . . 18 18 Whitney, Miles F. Head M W 76 wid Ohio Ohio Ohio None, Owns free property Megarah, Arthur F. Brdr M W 22 mar Michigan Michigan Michigan Farmer, Rents property -----, Grace M. Hskp F W 23 mar Michigan Michigan Michigan Housekeeper Wright, Clara G. Hskp F W 36 mar Michigan Michigan Michigan Housekeeper -----, Caroline J. Brdr F W 5 sgl Michigan Michigan Michigan None


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