Family:Whitney, Allis (1816-1889)

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Allis9 Whitney (Torrey8, Moses7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Torrey8 and Betsey (Lamb) Whitney, was born 13 Nov 1816, Harford, PA, and died 2 Oct 1889, Honesdale, PA.

He married firstly, 18 Oct 1842, Elizabeth Welch. She was born 6 Oct 1819, and died 4 Jul 1873.

He married secondly, 28 Jan 1878, Jane Aunger. She was born 25 Sep 1841.

Allis Whitney was born in Harford, PA. He settled in 1835 in the then thriving town Honesdale and worked at the carpenter's trade until his health failed and physicians advised him to follow an out of door business. In 1849 he started in the livery business in a small way and built up a prosperous trade to which his sons George and Horace finally succeeded. He added farming, having three large farms in his possession at his death. For many years he was a director in the Wayne County Agricultural society. He resided Honesdale, PA.

Children of Allis9 and Elizabeth (Welch) Whitney:

i. Horace Torrey10 Whitney, b. 30 May 1844; m. Isabella E. Palmer.
ii. Charles Allis Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1846; resided Honesdale.
iii. George Henry Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1848; resided Honesdale.
iv. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1850.

Children of Allis9 and Jane (Aunger) Whitney:

v. Walter Merrick Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1879.

Census

74 101 Alias Whitney 32 M - Carpenter $2700 Penna. Elizabeth " 30 F - England Horace T. " 6 M - Penna. Attended school Chs. A. " 4 " - " Attended school George H. " 2 " - " John Calloway 19 " - Carpenter England Chs. Manington 18 " - Labourer Penna. Elizabeth Peirce 24 F - England Ann " 17 " - " Margrite Luman 3 " - Penna.

168 174 Altos Whitney 40 M - Farmer $7500 $3000 Penna. Elizabeth " 38 F - England Horace " 16 M - Penna. Attended school Chas. A. " 13 " - " Attended school Geo. H. " 12 " - " Attended school Mary E. " 9 F - " Attended school Kate Branning 22 " - Domestic Ireland George Smith 22 M - Laborer Reum[?] John Banes 24 " - Ireland

264 291 Whitney, Allis 54 M W Livery Stable $20000 $10000 Pennsylvania Male citizen over 21 " Elizabeth 51 F W Keeping House England " Charles 24 M W Clerk in Office Pennsylvania Male citizen over 21 " George 22 M W Livery Stable $5000 Do Male citizen over 21 " Mary 19 F W At Home Do Mother foreign born, Attended school Mansfield, Mary 30 F W Dom. Servt. Ireland Parents foreign born Toms, Thomas 21 M W Laborer England Parents foreign born Moulds, William 15 M W Teamster Pennsylvania Attended school Swager, Henry 30 M W Laborer Prussia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Rickerts, Michael 24 M W Farm Laborer Do Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Hollis WHITNEY 63 Self M M W PA Farmer VT VT Jane WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Charles A. WHITNEY 34 Son M S W PA Farming PA ENG George H. WHITNEY 31 Son M S W PA Livery Man PA ENG Mary E. WHITNEY 29 Dau F S W PA Keeping House PA ENG Walter M. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W PA At Home PA ENG Maggie FITZPATRICK 23 Oth F S W PA Servant IRE IRE Henry SCHELL 28 Oth M W PA Servant PRU PRU

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