Family:Whitney, Albertus B. F. (1820-a1880)

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Albertus B. F.8 Whitney (Billa7, Christopher6, William5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Billa7 and Clarinda (French) Whitney, was born 11 Jul 1820, and died after 1880, Buffalo, NY.

He married, before 1855, Annie E. -----. She was born about 1837, NY, and died after 1880. Apparently there was a divorce after 1870, because they both appear in the 1880 census, he listed as "married", and she remarried to Jonathan Pratt.

He had children living in California. He was interested in the manufacture of dental goods.

In 1855 he was listed as a member of a Masonic Lodge, Erie Lodge, No. 161, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY.[1]

In 1862, "A. B. F. Whitney" of Port Byron, NY, paid IRS excise taxes on a "necromancer".[2] On 25 Jun 1863, "Albertus B. F. Whitney" of Port Byron, NY, paid IRS excise taxes on a "mechanical necromancer".[3] In Jan 1865, "A. B. F. Whitney" of Williamston, MI, paid IRS excise taxes on "showman receipts".[4] In Feb 1865, "A. B. F. Whitney" of Lansing, MI, paid IRS excise taxes on "showman receipts".[5] In Mar 1865, "A. B. F. Whitney" of MI paid IRS excise taxes on "showman receipts".[6] In 1866, "A. B. F. Whitney" of Greencastle, IN, paid IRS excise taxes on "public exhibition".[7]

"SHERIFF SALE--STATE OF NEW YORK--Cayuga County--[ ]--By virtue of an execution issued out of the County Court of the county of Cayuga and State of New York, against the goods and chattels, lands and tenements of Albertus B. F. Whitney, I have seized all the right and title which the said Albertus B. F. Whitney had on the 9th day of April, 1874, of, in , and to the following described premises, which I shall expose for sale as the law directs, at the Court House, in the city of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., on the 6th day March, 1873, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, to wit: All that tract or parcel of land situate in the village of Port Byron, county of Cayuga and State of New York, being part of lot number seventy-three (73), Mentz, and being part of village lot number thirteen (13), and bounded as follows: ... containing seven rods, be the same more or less, according to a description contained in the deed from Luther B. Phinney and others to Jabez S. Ashley, and dated February 19th, 1844. -- Dated Auburn, January 3rd, 1875. A. J. SANDERS, Sheriff, by G. W. HOLDEN, Deputy Sheriff. Jan. 3rd, '72."[8]

Children of Albertus B. F.8 and Annie E. (-----) Whitney:

i. Albertus9 Whitney, b. ca. Nov 1854, MI; d. between 1920 and 1930, CA; m. ca. 1877, Aminta -----; res. Alameda and San Francisco Cos., CA.
ii. Lincoln H. Whitney, b. ca. 1863, NY; d. after 1880.
iii. Grant Whitney, b. ca. 1869, PA; not found in 1880 census.
iv. Ruloff William Whitney, b. ca. 1870, NY; d. after 1880.

Census

54 60 Whitney, Albertus 51 M W Illusionist $11000 New York -----, Annie E. 33 F W Keeping house $1000 " -----, Albertus 15 M W Coak Maker Michagan -----, Lincoln 7 M W N. York -----, Grant 1 M W Pa.

Alburtis B. F. WHITNEY 59 Self M M W NY MA CT Georgie JOHNSON 31 Othe F W W AL Keeping House FRANCE HOLLAND Harry JOHNSON 16 Son M S W OH Domestic Servant OH AL Florence JOHNSON 14 Dau F W NY At Home OH AL

Johnathan PRATT 51 Self M M W MA Deals In General Mdse MA MA Anna E. PRATT 37 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Percy D. PRATT 18 Son M S W CA Clerk In Store MA NY Minnie R. PRATT 7 Dau F S W CA MA NY Ruloff William WHITNEY 10 SSon M S W NY Attending School NY NY Lincoln H. WHITNEY 18 SSon M S W NY Farm Caboret NY NY Edith TURNER 19 Oth F S W CA Servant ME ---

References

1.^  Jno. W. Leonard, comp., A masonic register for 5855: containing a list of all lodges, chapters ... (New York: Jno. W. Leonard & Co., 1855), p. 118.

2.^  Ancestry.com. U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

3.^  U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

4.^  U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

5.^  U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

6.^  U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

7.^  U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008].

8.^  Auburn, NY, Morning News, 22 Feb 1875.


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