Family:Whitney, Bartley Stewart (1827-a1880)

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Bartley Stewart7 Whitney (Lewis6, Josiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Lewis6 and Sarah (Kitchen) Whitney, was born 8 Mar 1827, Grimsby, Canada West, and died 17 Jan 1896, Elkader, IA. He was buried in Elkader Cemetery, Elkader, IA.[1]

He married, 17 Apr 1849, Norwichville, Canada West, Dinah Switzer, daughter of Amos and Dinah (Switzer) Switzer. She was born 6 Dec 1832, Quebec, Lower Canada, and died 21 May 1892. She was buried in Elkader Cemetery, Elkader, IA.[2]

Phoenix says the following:

"From 8 March 1844 to 8 March 1848, he lived in Brantford, C.W.; then in Norwichville, C.W., till 1 May 1852; in New Scotland, C.W., till 20 Sept. 1853; in Geneva, Wis., till 7 July 1858; in Prairie du Chien, Wis., till 20 Aug. 1859; and since that time in Elkader, Iowa. He is a manufacturer of tin and copper wares, and a dealer in stoves, iron and hardware."

Children of Bartley Stewart7 and Dinah (Switzer) Whitney:

i. Sarah Amanda8 Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1850, Norwichville, C.W.; m. 1 Jan 1870, Elkader, IA, Charles Heywood Sterns, son of Phinehas and Lovisa Melissa (Fisher) Sterns, b. 24 Oct 1838, Gerry, NY. They settled at Strawberry Point, IA, in Jul 1870; and, in Nov 1873, moved to Elkader, where they lived in 1874. He enlisted in Aug 1861, at Burlington, IA, in the First Iowa Battery, and served for more than a year; when he was discharged at St. Louis, MO, for physical disability.
ii. Rosalie Jane Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1852, Norwichville, C.W.
iii. Bartley Stewart Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1854, Geneva, WI; d. 1 Jul 1863, Elkader, IA; bur. Elkader Cemetery, Elkader, IA.[3]
iv. Henry Switzer Whitney, b. 11 May 1856, WI; d. aft. 1880, then unmarried.
v. Franklin Greeley Whitney, b. 20 or 30 Sep 1869, Elkader, IA; d. 26 Dec 1926, Evanston, IL; bur. Elkader Cemetery, Elkader,IA;[4] unmarried.


  • 1851, Norwich, Oxford Co., Canada West (ON), Canada:

Bartley S. Witney, 23, Canada Dinah Witney, 19, Canada Sarah A. Witney, 1, Canada

87 87 Whitney, Barckley S. 43 M W Hardware Merchant $1500 $300 Canada West Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Dina 39 F W Keeping House " " Parents foreign born -----, Roselia 17 F W At Home " " Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Harry 13 M W " Wisconsin Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Frank 1 M W " Iowa Parents foreign born

Bartlet S. WHITNEY 53 Self M M W CAN Hardware Merchant NY CAN Dinah WHITNEY 48 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House CAN CAN Harry S. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W WI Tin Smith CAN CAN Frank C. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W IA At School CAN CAN John THOMPSON 76 Oth M S W KY Hardware Merchant MD PA

55 66 Truesdell, Walter T. Head W M Jun 1871 28 mar 5 Michigan New York New York Salesman, Rents house -----, Alice Wife W F Apr 1878 22 mar 5 1ch 1liv Illinois Michigan Illinois -----, Isabel Dau W F Jam 1898 2 sgl Illinois Michigan Illinois Templeton, Libbie MiL W F May 1860 40 mar 4 1ch 1liv Illinois Illinois Illinois Dressmaker Whittemore, Mary Rmr W F Jun 1843 56 mar 3 0ch 0liv New York Vermont New York Dress maker 67 Dowler, Arthur W. Head W M Oct 1864 35 mar 11 W. Virginia W. Virginia New York Clerk R.R., Rents house -----, Lena Wife W F Jul 1867 32 mar 11 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Benjamin, Maud SiL W F May 1877 23 sgl Iowa New York New York Whitney, Frank Brdr W M sep 1869 30 sgl Iowa Canada Canada Reporter for trade paper 68 Burdick, Mary G. Head W F Apr 1850 50 wid 2ch 2liv New York New York New York N.G., Rents house Avery, Henry J. Rmr W M Jan 1844 56 mar 14 New York Massachusetts Massachusetts Artist Barnholdt, K. H. Rmr W M Sep 1863 36 sgl Germany Germany Germany Collector, Immig. 1871, Nat. Sanbel, Laura Rmr W F Sep 1858 41 sgl Ohio Maryland Ohio -----, Anna Rmr W F Dec 1862 37 sgl Ohio Maryland Ohio Sales lady dry goods Henrion, Jack Rmr W M Mar 1864 36 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio


1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78248927, Bartley Stewart Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78248962, Dina Switzer Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78248906, Bartley Stewart Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78248986, Franklin Greeley Whitney.

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