Family:Whitney, Charles (1815-1885)

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Charles8 Whitney (Joshua7, Joshua6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua7 and Rhoda (Jewell) Whitney, was born 21 Apr 1815, Binghamton, NY, and died after 1880, Binghamton, NY.

He married, before 1829, Emily Clark. She was born about 1816, NS, and died after 1880.

Children of Charles8 and Emily (Clark) Whitney:

i. Mary L.9 Whitney, b. ca. Oct 1855, MA; said d. 1885; said m. ----- Lawrence. She appears in the 1900, 1910, and 1920 census in Conklin, NY. In 1900, she is reported as divorced, but in 1910 and 1920, as a widow.
ii. Jennie Olive Whitney, b. ca. 1857, NY; d. 1939, Binghamton, NY; unmarried; patient in the Binghamton State Hospital in 1900 through 1930, and also listed with her sister Mary in 1910 and 1920 in Conklin, NY.


87 90 Chas. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $8400 $100 N.Y. Emily " 44 F - Nova Scotia Mary " 5 F - Mass. Attended school Olive J. " 3 F - N.Y. Mary " 48 F - do Mary Burns 40 F - Servant Ireland Silas West 60 M - Farm laborer N.Y.

227 229 Whitney, Charles 55 M W Farmer $16000 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Emily 56 F W Keeping House Nova Scotia Parents foreign born -----, Mary 16 F W At Home Massachusetts Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Jennie 13 F W At Home New York Father foreign born, Attended school Bush, Charles 49 M W Wood Chopper Prussia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21, Nonvoter

Chas. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W NY Professor Oratory NY NY Emily WHITNEY 60 Othe F M W NOVA SCOTIA Keeping House NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA Mary WHITNEY 24 Dau F M W MA MA MA Jennie O. WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY Bridget MORGAN 35 Othe F S W IRE Domestic IRE IRE Frank CALLEN 18 Othe M S W NY At School NY NY

Mary's parents' birthplaces are erroneously reported here. They are NY and NS in 1900.

Whitney, Mary

Whitney, Jennie

  • 1910, Mary and Jennie in Conklin, NY; Jennie also in Binghamton State Hospital.
  • 1920, Mary and Jennie in Conklin, NY; Jennie also in Binghamton State Hospital.
  • 1930, Mary not found; Jennie in Binghamton State Hospital.


  • Census records.

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