Family:Whitney, Zerah Peter (1836-a1910)
Zerah Peter9 Whitney (Peter Isaac8, Zerah7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Peter Isaac8 and Betsey (Porter) Whitney, was born 21 Sep 1836, Clarence Hollow, NY, and died after 1910.
He married, 22 Aug 1860, Amboy, IL, Charlotte Catherine McKenney, daughter of Jacob and Mary (McCall) McKenney. She was born 9 Nov 1833, Charlottesville, Canada West, and died after 1900.
He resided Lewis, IA, s. p.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Zerah Peter Whitney, b. at Clarence Hollow, N.Y., 21 Sept. 1836; a farmer; married at Amboy, Ill., 22 Aug. 1860, Charlotte Catharine McKenney, whose parents then lived at Dixon, Ill. She was born at Charlotteville, Canada West, 9 Nov. 1833, dau. of Jacob and Mary (McCall) McKenney. They were living at Lewis, Iowa, in 1874, without children."
2216 2053 Daniel W. McKenny 29 M - Farmer 1000 1000 Ca. [?Canada?] Glory A. " 30 F - N.Y. David S. " 11 M - Ill. Attended school Minerva Laporte 18 F - N.Y. Attended school Nathan Sturdivant 35 M - Farmer 12000 1000 Pa. Zera P. Whitney 23 M - Farm Laborer N.Y.
89 93 Whitney, Zerah 36 M W Farmer $1000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 Charlotte 38 F W Canada Parents foreign born
Zerah P. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Charlotte C. WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House NY CAN William H. CLARK 17 Oth M S W PA Works On Farm PA PA
Whitney, L. P. Head W M 63 mar -----, Charlotte Wife W F 66 mar
- 1910, Rock Falls Ward 1, Whiteside Co., IL: Jera P. Whitney, 73, widowed.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 615.
- 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. 1554.