Family:Whitney, Daniel E. (1811-1899)

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Daniel E.7 Whitney (Isaac6, Richard5, Israel4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Isaac6 and Abigail (Edson) Whitney, was born about 21 Dec 1811, Springfield, VT, and died 14 Apr 1899, Brookline, VT, aged 87 years 3 months 23 days, of chorea.[1]

He married firstly, 25 May 1839, Athens, VT, Achsah Ranney,[2] daughter of William and Elizabeth (Wells) Ranney. She was born 30 Dec 1820, Westminster, VT, and died after 1860.

He married secondly, 1 Jan 1869, Athens, VT, Lois A. (Barry) Wheeler, daughter of Michael and Elenor (Glazier) Barry.[3] She was born about 16 Apr 1828, Hague, NY, and died 21 Nov 1910, Brookline, VT, aged 82 years 7 months 5 days.[4]

Children of Daniel E.7 and Achsah (Ranney) Whitney:

i. Orlin M.8 Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1841, VT; m. Annett/Nettie E. St. Clair.
ii. Lillas V. Whitney, b. ca. 1856, VT; d. May 1870, Brookline, VT, aged 14 years of consumption.[5]

Children of Daniel E.7 and Lois A. (Barry)(Wheeler) Whitney:

iii. Bertha E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1873, VT.

Notes

His parentage is proven by his second marriage record and his death record. He lived with the family of his uncle Israel6 and Elizabeth (Holt) Whitney in 1850, 1860, and 1870.

Census

304 312 Ezra Whitney 76 M - Farmer N.H. Elizabeth " 75 F - Mass. Betsey " 54 F - Vt. Daniel " 39 M - do $1000 do Axa " 30 F - do Orlin " 7 M - do Attended school

"Ezra" should be "Israel", a similarly sounding name. Israel was his uncle.

31 32 Daniel E. Whitney 45 M - Farmer $200 $600 Vt. Achsah " 42 F - " Orlin " 16 M - " Attended school Lillas V. " 4 F - " Attended school Elisabeth " 84 F - N.H. Betsey " 56 F - Vt.

40 43 Whitney, Daniel 57 M W Farmer $2000 $1000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 " Lois 41 F W Keeping house New York " Orlin 26 M W Farm laborer Vermont Married in Dec, Male citizen over 21 " Nettie 22 F W Mass. Married in Dec " Elizabeth 94 F W Mass. Wheeler, Susie 12 F W Vermont Attended school

Daniel E. WHITNEY 68 Self M M W VT Farmer NH VT Lois A. WHITNEY 51 Wife F M W NY Keeping House IRE VT Bertha E. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W VT At Home VT NY

73 76 Whitney, Louis Head W M Apr 1829 71 wid 3ch 3liv New York Ireland New York Farmer, Owns free farm

This was his widow Lois, despite gender being listed as male, and name as Louis.

  • 1910, Brookline, Windham Co., VT: Widow Lois A. Whitney, aged 80

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008, from Ancestry.com.

5.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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