Family:Whitney, Lorin Jerome (1824-1865)

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Lorin Jerome7 Whitney (Joseph6, Jonathan5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Joseph6 and Sophia (Oliver) Whitney, was born 20 Feb 1824, died 4 Jun 1865, Washington, DC, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

He married, before 1850, Fanny M. Forbes. She was born about Jan 1828, NY, and died after 26 Jun 1905, MN. She married secondly, before 1869, James Prior.

He was a Private in Company I, 2nd Minnesota Infantry, in the Civil war, and was with Sherman when he marched to the sea.

Children of Lorin Jerome7 and Fanny M. (Forbes) Whitney:

i. Marian F.8 Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1850, WI; d. 3 May 1914 in Bricelyn, Faribault, MN; m. 17 Apr 1871, Brush Creek, MN, Cornelius Fortunatus Bassett.
ii. Arthur Clinton Whitney, b. Jan 1855, WI; d. after 1910; m. 24 Nov 1872, Faribault Co., MN, Alice J. Babcock; res. Clark, MN, and Sioux Valley, SD.
iii. Eugene Olen Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1856, Princeton, Green Lake Co., WI; d. 7 Jul 1930, Tacoma, WA; m. 10 Apr 1879, Blue Earth City, MN, Flora Bell Rusho; res. Grant and Douglas Co., WA.
iv. Jesse F. Whitney, b. May 1862, MN; d. 5 Sep 1942, Skagit, WA; resided Clayton, Faribault County, MN; m. ca. 1897, Etta M. Chase; resided Clayton and Blue Earth, Faribault County, MN, and Spokane and Shoultes, WA.


730 730 Loran J. Whitney 26 M - Farmer New York Fanny M. " 22 F - " "

133 103 L. J. Whitney 36 M - Farmer $700 $300 New York Fanney " 32 F - " " Marrion " 10 F - Wisconsin Arthur " 7 M - " Eugene " 4 F - "

60 58 Prin, James 54 M W Farmer $5000 $1800 England Parents foreign born, Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Fannie M. 42 F W Keeping House New York -----, Keziah 21 F W Without Occupation England Parents foreign born -----, James D. 1/12 M W At Home Minnesota Father foreign born, Born in May Whitney, Maria 19 F W " Wisconsin -----, Arthur 17 M W " " -----, Eugene 14 M W " " -----, Jessie 8 M W " Minnesota

88 84 Whitney, Arthur 17 M W Laborer New York

This may be a duplicate enumeration of son Arthur.

  • 1880, Brush Creek, Faribault Co., MN, p. 18 B:

158 154 Prior, James W M 65 ---- mar Farmer England England England Illiterate Prior, Fanny W F 52 Wife mar Keeping House New York Scotland Vermont Prior, James W M 10 Son sgl At home Minnesota England New York Prior, Jessee F. W M 18 Son sgl At home Minnesota England New York Johnson, Hemming W M 19 Labr sgl Farm hand Denmark Denmark Denmark

James N. MORISON 26 Self M M W NY Laborer NY NY Rosa MORISON 36 Wife F M W VT Keeping House ME NH Eugene H. WHITNEY 19 Oth M M W WI Harness Maker ME VT

Arthur WHITNEY 27 Self M M W WI MA NY Alace WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W PA PA NY Bertha WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MN At School WI PA


  • Census records.

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