Family:Whitney, Benjamin Franklin (1818-1903)

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Benjamin Franklin7 Whitney (Palmer6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Palmer6 and Judith (Barber) Whitney, was born 19 Oct 1818, Java, NY, and died 1903, Coin, IA.

He married, 20 Nov 1840, Java, NY, Lucinda Potter. She was born 21 Nov 1821, NY, and died after 1900, Coin, IA.

He was born in Java Village, NY, and has always lived upon a farm. Followed agricultural pursuits in Illinois until he moved to Coin. Resided Coin, Page County, IA.

Children of Benjamin Franklin7 and Lucinda (Potter) Whitney:

i. Ann E.8 Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1841; m. 20 Nov 1867, F. R. Sebolt; resided Coin. Children:
a. Bessie E. Sebolt, b. -----.
b. Frank R. Sebolt, b. -----.
c. Linda A. Sebolt, b. -----.
ii. Emma E. Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1842; d. 12 Oct 1844.
iii. Mary A. Whitney, b. 14 Nov 1845; d. 24 Nov 1856.
iv. Harry F. Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1847; m. Maggie Shields Hanna.
v. Clara C. Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1850; d. 16 Feb 1944; m. 28 Nov 1873, Conway, IA, Allen H. King; resided Coin, IA. Children:
a. Elton King, b. -----.
b. Roy King, b. -----.
c. Flory King, b. -----.
d. Valentine King, b. -----.
e. Theron King, b. -----.
f. Herman King, b. -----.
vi. Eva L. Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1852; m. 10 Nov 1874, ----- McLeod; resided Coin, IA. Children:
a. Jessie McLeod, b. -----.
b. Hollie McLeod, b.
c. Nina McLeod, b.
d. Frank McLeod, b.
e. Grace McLeod, b.
f. Merle McLeod, b.
vii. Henry Foster Whitney, b. 2 May 1856; d. 8 Jan 1879.
viii. Freddie Warren Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1861; d. Mar 1862.
ix. Zine A. Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1866; m. 11 Apr 1886, Adelbert E. Anderson; resided Coin, IA, s. p. Adopted son Keith K. Anderson.

Census

46 46 Benjamin F. Whitney 32 M - Farmer $300 N.Y. Attended school Lucinda Whitney 28 F - N.Y. Ann E. Whitney 10 " - N.Y. Mary A. Whitney 5 " - N.Y. Harry F. Whitney 3 M - Ills. Clara Whitney 5/12 F - Ills.

71 71 Whitney, B. F. 51 M W Farmer $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, L. A. 48 F W Keeping House New York -----, Clara 20 F W No occupation Illinois Attended school -----, Eva 17 F W at Home Illinois Attended school -----, Foster 14 M W at Home Illinois Attended school -----, Zina 3 F W at Home Illinois Parker, Alonzo 40 M W Farmer $400 New York

Benjamin F. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W NY Farm Laborer --- --- Mrs. WHITNEY 58 Wife F M W NY Keeping House --- --- Zina A. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W IL At School NY NY

16 16 Whitney, Benjamin F. Head W M Oct 1818 81 mar 55 New York Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house -----, Lucinda Wife W F Nov 1821 78 mar 55 9ch 5liv New York Rhode Island Connecticut

References

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