Family:Whitney, Abel (s1807-a1880)

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Abel7 Whitney (James6, James5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Lydia (Spaulding) Whitney, was born say 1807, NY,[1] and died after 1880.

He married, 10 May 1835, Hartford, Trumbull Co., OH, Mary "Polly" Borden, daughter of Asahel and Phebe (Bushnell) Borden. She was born 3 Aug 1814, OH,[2] and died after 1880.

Children of Abel7 and Mary "Polly" (Borden) Whitney:

i. Elsie8 Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1836, OH; m. Dwight Shepard.
ii. John C. Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1844, OH; m. Mary Crim.
iii. Ralph M. Whitney, b. ca. 1846, OH.
iv. Asahel Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1858, OH.

Census

176 181 Abram Whitney 48 M - Farmer $450 N.Y. Mary Whitney 36 F - O. John Whitney 8 M - " Attended school Ralph Whitney 4 " - "

"Abram" is an error for "Abel", and his age is exaggerated.

1055 1027 Abel Whitney 45 M - Farmer $550 $125 N.Y. Polly 40 F - O. John 17 M - " Ralph 13 M - " Attended school Asahel 1 M - "

98 98 Whitney, Able 57 M W Farmer $1000 New York Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Polly 55 F W Keeping house Ohio Illiterate -----, Elsie 32 F W At home Ohio Illiterate -----, John C. 25 M W Farmer Ohio Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Ralph M. 23 M W Farmer Ohio Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Ade 12 M W At school Ohio Attended school, Illiterate

Abel WHITNEY 73 Self M M W NY Farmer NY CT Polley WHITNEY 65 Wife F M W OH Keeping House CT CT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  His age from the censuses would make him born in 1800-1809, 1802, 1815, 1813, and 1807, so his actual birth year is just a guess.

2.^  Her age from the censuses would make her born in 1810-1819, 1814, 1820, 1815, and 1815.


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