Family:Whitney, Wells Rossiter (1841-1894)
Wells Rossiter8 Whitney (Lewis LeGrand7, Lewis Smith6, Timothy5, David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Lewis LeGrand7 and Rebecca Todd (Webb) Whitney, was born 4 Sep 1841, Stamford, CT, and died 1894, Delhi, NY.
He married, 16 Nov 1864, Unadilla, NY, Mary Louise Teller, daughter of Jacob and Maria (Seaman) Teller. She was born 31 Aug 1842, Fulton, NY, and died after 1895.
He was a clerk. He lived at Unadilla from Jan 1864 to Mar 1873; and, since that, at Delhi, NY. He enlisted at Stamford, CT, 12 Aug 1862, as corporal, in Company A, 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; took part in the seige and capture of Port Hudson; and was mustered out at New Haven, CT, 28 Aug 1863.
He was Town Clerk of Unadilla, NY, in 1868.
He was the clerk of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Delaware, Dec 1894.
On 9 Jul 1890 he applied for a pension based on that service.
As his widow, Mary received a pension for his service, having applied 4 Jan 1895, from Delhi, Delaware Co., NY. Application number 607,221, certificate number 418,258.
Children of Wells Rossiter8 and Mary Louise (Fuller) Whitney:
i. William Wells9 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1866, Unadilla, NY; d. after 1880. ii. Emma Louise Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1868, Unadilla, NY; m. bef. 1892, Robert A. Young, of Davenport and Delhi, NY. iii. Edith Maria Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1870, Unadilla, NY; m.(1) ----- Walsworth; divorced 30 Oct 1900, Walton, NY; m.(2) 8 May 1909, Delaware Co., NY, William A. Rally.
- 1850, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT, in parents' family.
- 1860, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT, in parents' family.
- 1870, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY:
497 554 Whitney, Wells R. 28 M W R.R. Station agent $300 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 26 F W Keeping house New York -----, William W. 4 M W New York -----, Emma L. 2 F W New York -----, Edith M. 2/12 F W New York Born in Mar
164 Framed $1000 174 Wells R. Whitney 33 M - ---- Connecticut m Lawyers Clerk - 1 - - - - Mary L. Whitney 31 F - Wife Schoharie m - William Whitney 9 M - Son Otsego s - Emma L. Whitney 7 F - Dau Otsego s - Edith M. Whitney 5 F - Dau Otsego s -
Wells R. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W CT Accountant CT CT Mary L. WHITNEY 36 Othe F M W NY Keeping House NY NY William W. WHITNEY 14 Othe M S W NY At School CT NY Emma WHITNEY 12 Othe F S W NY At School CT NY Edith WHITNEY 10 Othe F S W NY At School CT NY
167 175 Whitney, Wells R. Carpen A 28 CT Inf 12 Aug 1862 28 Aug 1863 1y 0m 16d Delhi, NY Rheumatism, fever, Ague
W. R. Whitney M 51 - U.S. C. Writer Mary Whitney F 49 - " C. Edith Whitney F 26 - " C. J. M. Jacobs M 67 - " C. Jennie Jacobs F 53 - " C. Fanny Rainy F 30 - " C. Harry Rainy M 14 - " C. Nellie Rainy F 16 - " C.
Theodore H. Wickwire M 41 - U.S. C. Manufacturer Emma B. Wickwire F 34 - U.S. C. T. Harry Wickwire M 13 - U.S. C. Jere R. Wickwire M 9 - U.S. C. Ward A. Wickwire M 7 - U.S. C. Josie Fealy F 23 - Ireland C. Servant Edith Whitney F 22 - United States C. Servant
1900, Main Street South Side, Delhi, Delaware Co., NY, p. 15B: 325 400 Whitney, Mary S. Head W F Aug ---- 56 wid 3ch 3liv New York New York New York Owns mortgaged house Waldswith, Edith Dau W F Mar ---- 33 mar 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Schlafer, Jack D. Brdr W M Feb ---- 47 mar 16 Germany Germany Germany Barber, Owns free house, Immig. 1870, Nat. -----, Rose Wife W F Oct ---- 40 mar 16 7ch 6liv Germany Germany Germany -----, John Son W M Dec ---- 15 sgl New York Germany Germany At school -----, Fredrick Son W M May ---- 14 sgl New York Germany Germany At school -----, Frank Son W M Dec ---- 12 sgl New York Germany Germany At school -----, Margaret Dau W F Aug ---- 8 sgl New York Germany Germany -----, Lena Dau W F Apr ---- 6 sgl New York Germany Germany -----, George Son W M Oct ---- 3 sgl New York Germany Germany
- 1910, Delhi, Delaware Co., NY: widow M. Louise Whitney, 66, in family of daughter Edith M. Rally and husband William A. Rally.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 1020, and p. 1912.
- Census records.