Family:Whitney, Jonathan S. (John) (1828-1907)

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Jonathan S. (John)8 Whitney (Sewell7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sewell7 and Lucy (Craig) Whitney, was born 18 Jan 1828, Corinth, ME, and died 23 Feb 1907, Anoka, MN.

He married 13 Sep 1876, Hudson, WI, Mary Elsie (Cates) Smith, daughter of Andrew and Francis (---) Cates. She was born 14 Mar 1838, Springfield, ME, and died 19 Aug 1929, Minneapolis, MN. She had married firstly, 4 Oct 1863, Berlin, NH, Samuel Smith. Samuel died 17 May 1871, West Stewarttown, NH.

Jonathan S. Whitney is also found as John Whitney in various records.

Jonathan S. Whitney was a Civil War veteran.

Mary Elsie Cates is found in her family in the 1850 census of Carroll, ME. In the 1880 census, two step-sons are residing in the family: Charlie M. and Frank E. Smith, both born in NH.

Children of Jonathan S. (John)8 and Mary Elsie (Cates)(Smith) Whitney:

i. Grace Myrtle9 Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1878, MN.


577 474 Willard Whitney 26 M - Farmer $50 $30 Maine John " 22 M - " laborer $20 "

If John was Willard's brother Jonathan, he was 30, not 22.

7 7 Whitney, John 40 M W Farmer $800 $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 8 8 Whitney, Frank 27 M W Farmer $150 Maine Male citizen over 21 Margaret 37 F W Keeping house Scotland Parents foreign born Alexandra 11 F W At home Wisconsin Parents foreign born Robert 19 M W At home New York Parents foreign born Mary 14 F W At home New York Parents foreign born

John WHITNEY 50 Self M M W ME Fireman and Engineer ME ME Mary E. WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W ME Keeping House NH ME Frank E. SMITH 14 SSon M S W NH Works in Sawmill CAN ME Charlie M. SMITH 13 SSon M S W NH At School CAN ME WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W MN ME ME


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