Family:Whitney, Martin Dunster (1841-a1880)

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Martin Dunster9 Whitney (Benjamin Nichols8, Oliver7, Joshua6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Benjamin Nichols8 and Lovina R. (Lowell) Whitney, was born 25 May 1841, Rochester VT, and died after 1880.

He married, 15 Oct 1865, Ora A. Shultz. She was born about 1845, MD, and died after 1880.

He served through the war in Company E, 4th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; res Rochester, VT.

Children of Martin Dunster9 and Ora A. (Shultz) Whitney:

i. Mont Elmer10 Whitney, or "Mont Elmore", b. 1 Jun 1866, Hancock, VT;[1] apparently d. before 1900; resided Baltimore, MD.


Whitney, Martin D. 29 M W Farm Laborer None Virignia Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Oria 24 F W Keeping House Maryland Illiterate -----, Mont E. 4 F W At Home Vermont

Probably the "Illiterate" markings are in error, since almost all adults in this schedule have that marking. Probably the census taker recorded the reverse of what he should have. Also, the birth state of Virginia is an obvious error for Vermont.

Martin D. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Aurelias WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W MD Keeping House NJ MD Elmer WHITNEY 14 Son M S W VT At School VT MD Lola Belle WORSING 7 Oth F S W PA PA MD Catharine LOWDERMILK 66 Oth F S W MD MD MD John Thos. STOTT 32 Son M S W MD Coal Miner VA MD

190 192 Whitney, Martin D. Head W M May 1841 59 mar 35 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Aurilia Wife W F Oct 1844 55 mar 35 1ch 0liv Maryland New Jersey Maryland -----, Levina R. Moth W F Nov 1822 77 mar 60 5ch 3liv Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Benjamin N. Fath W M May 1815 85 mar 60 Vermont


  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

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