Family:Whitney, Benjamin Piper (1834-a1884)

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Benjamin P.8 Whitney (William7, Samuel6, Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of William7 and Olive (Parlin) Whitney, was born 3 Oct 1834, Corinth, ME, and died after 1884.

He married firstly, 9 Apr 1865, Sarah M. McMurray. She was born about 1848, IA, and died after 1872.

He married secondly, Oct 1877, Martha Long. She was born about 1833, MO, and died after 1880.

He is a blacksmith; resided Los Alamos, CA.

For more information see Archives.

Children of Benjamin P.8 and Sarah M. (McMurray) Whitney:

i. Stillman E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1865 or 1867 (Pierce says 3 Mar 1856), CA; res. Rockport, Mendocino County, CA.
ii. Emma J. Whitney, b. ca. 1868 or 1869 (Pierce says 13 Jul 1866), CA; m. 1 Jun 1889, San Luis Obispo, CA, Jacob A. Biren; res. Los Alamos, CA. He was b. 3 Mar 1862. Children:
a. Fred N. Biren, b. 2 Mar 1890, Los Alamos, CA.
b. Cecelia A. Biren, b. 14 May 1892, Los Alamos, CA.
iii. John S. Whitney, b. ca. 1871 or ca. Feb 1870 (Pierce says 13 Jan 1870), CA; resided Suisun, Solano County, CA.
iv. Fred E. Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1872, CA; resided Los Alamos, CA. He received an excellent common school education, fitted for college, and by teaching part of the time worked his way through; res. Los Alamos, CA.

Census

2347 2235 George McNeal 26 M - Laborer New Brunswick B. P. Wiliney 25 M - Teaming Maine R. A. Robinson 21 M - do "

190 186 Whitney, Benj. S. 35 M W Stock raiser $800 Me. Male citizen over 21 " Sarah M. 20 F W Keeps house Iowa " Tilgman E. 5 M W At home Cal. " Emma J. 2 F W At home Cal. " John S. 3/12 M W At home Cal. Born in Feb McMurry, Wm. J. 16 M W Laborer Cal. " Byron 14 M W Laborer Cal. " Mary 10 F W At home Cal. Boyce, William 35 M W Laborer $800 Mo. Male citizen over 21

Benjamin WHITNEY 45 Self M M W ME Blacksmith NH NH Martha WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W MO Keeping House --- --- Stillman WHITNEY 13 Son M S W CA At School ME IA Emma WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W CA At School ME IA John WHITNEY 9 Son M S W CA At Home MO IA Fredie WHITNEY 7 Son M S W CA At Home MO IA

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