Family:Whitney, Cheney (1822-1863)

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Cheney8 Whitney (Orrin7, Matthias6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Orrin7 and Emeline (Ames) Whitney, was born 20 Jan 1822, Oswego Co., NY, and died 17 Aug 1863, IA.

He married, 15 Oct 1844, Louisa Benedict, daughter of Hiram and Anna (Hungerford) Benedict. She was born about 1823, Oswego Co., NY, and died after 1860. She married secondly, 1865, Julius Howard.

Children of Cheney8 and Louisa (Benedict) Whitney:

i. Mariah F.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1847, Oswego Co., NY; not in family in 1860.
ii. Ada P. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, Oswego Co., NY; not in family in 1860.
iii. Charles O. Whitney, b. ca. 1857, NY; d. after 1880.
iv. Cheney Whitney, b. ca. Apr 1860, NY; not in family in 1870.

Census

1397 1418 Cheney Whitney 28 M - Mason $200 [N.Y.] Louisa 27 F - [N.Y.] Mariah 3 F - [N.Y.]

508 Plank $500 542 Cheny Whitny 31 M - - Oswego 1 - 31 Mason 1 - - - - 1 - Louisa Whitny 31 F - Wife Oswego 1 - 12 - - - - - - - - Maria F. Whitny 7 F - Chld Oswego - - 7 - - - - - - - - Ada P. Whitny 2 F - Chld Oswego - - 2 - - - - - - - -

731 741 Cheney Whitney 38 M - Mason $400 $300 N.Y. Locena " 37 F - do Chas. O. " 3 M - do Cheney " 2/12 M - do M. Benedict 16 F - do

48 48 Lewis, Lemuel 56 M W Farmer $3200 $1180 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Amanda 59 F W Keeps House " -----, Truman 2 M W Work on farm " Male citizen over 21 [sic] Howard, Jules 36 " " Farmer $620 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Louisa 46 F W Keeps House " Whitney, Charles 13 M W Work on foram "

  • 1880, Hardin, Pottawattomie Co., IA, p. 15/61C

102 102 Howard, J. W M 47 ---- mar Farmer N.Y. Mass. Mass. Louisa W F 57 Wife mar Keeping House N.Y. N.Y. N.Y. Chas. W M 23 Son sgl Farming N.Y. N.Y. N.Y.

Here Charles Whitney has taken the surname of his stepfather, "Howard".

References

  • Census records.

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