Family:Whitney, David (1796-1876)

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David6 Whitney (Samuel5, Solomon4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Samuel5 and ----- (-----) Whitney, was born 4 Mar 1796, Chittenden County, VT, and died 10 Nov 1876, Scotland, MO.

He married, 19 Mar 1823, Almond, NY, Margaret Karr, daughter of Joseph and Ann (Lockhart) Karr. She was born 28 Oct 1800, PA, died 10 Sep 1887.

David Whitney was left alone as to near relatives a the age of 18 years. He carried a musket at the battle of Platsburg banks in 1812, being then 16 years old. He left Vermont when 18 years old and settled down in Allegany County, NY, as a farmer. By hard work became the owner of a good farm and the head of a family. Sold out and moved west in 1836, with wife and five children. Purchased and put under improvements a half section of land, at the same time doing considerable in stock raising. Sold out in Ohio in 1856 and settled in Olmsted County, MN, where he put a nice farm under good improvements. Sold out again in 1870, and bought in Jasper County, MO, where he lived as farmer until his death, 1876. They resided Almond, NY, and Scotland, MO.

Children of David6 and Margaret (Karr) Whitney:

i. Lucy7 Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1824; d. 16 Oct 1855; m. 3 Jan 1842, John Bamber, b. 1 Nov 1814; resided Clallam Bay, WA. Children:
a. Archie Bamber, b. 21 Mar 1843; address Rochester, MN.
b. Mary L. Bamber, b. 17 Jun 1849; m. J. H. Marlette, 6 Sep 1862; address, Clallam Bay, WA.
c. Thad S. Bamber, b. 22 Jun 1849; address Ruby City, WA.
ii. Ann Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1825; d. 15 Jun 1834.
iii. Samuel Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1828; d. 2 Apr 1851
iv. Maria Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1829; d. 28 Oct 1835.
v. Matilda Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1832; m. 1 Jan 1852, Henry O. Nearing, b. 14 Dec 1827; farmer; s.p.; resided Tontogany, OH.
vi. Charles Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1834; m. Orilla Paine.
vii. Caroline Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1836; d. 21 Mar 1876; m. 12 Dec 1856, O. J. Snyder, b. 23 Sep 1828, d. 12 Mar 1862; resided Clallam Bay, WA. He was was a farmer. Children:
a. Oscar A. Snyder, b. 22 Oct 1857; m. 20 Nov 1877; resided Scotland, MO.
b. John C. Snyder, b. 5 Jul 1860; d. 27 Oct 1867.
viii. John H. Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1841; d. 21 Mar 1876; m. before 1870, Louisa -----, b. ca. 1843, NY, d. after 1870.

Census

835 856 David Whitney 53 M - Farmer Vermont Margret 49 F - Penn. Matilda 18 F - N.Y. Attended school Charles 16 M - Laborer " Attended school Caroline 12 F - Ohio Attended school John 9 M - " Attended school Samuel Snyder 27 M - Laborer Penn. William 14 M - Ohio Attended school Hellen M. Hunter 14 F - " Attended school

174 167 David Whitting 62 M - Farmer 44000 $500 Vt. Margrete 54 F - N.Y. John H. 19 M - Ohio Martha Furgan 16 F - Domestic Scotland Thom. Gerrish 23 M - Laborer Ireland Jos. Wolf 50 M - Stone Cutter $400 Germany Henry Strafford 14 M - "

79 82 Whitney, David 73 M W Farmer $3000 $2000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Margarett 70 F W Keeps House Pennsylvania 83 Snyder, Caroline 32 F W Ohio -----, Oscar 12 M W Kansas Attended school

171 178 Whitny, John 29 M W Book Dealer Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Louisa 27 F W Keeps House New York

Isaiah KARR 78 Self M M W NY Farmer IRE PA Julia A. KARR 64 Wife F M W PA Keeping House RI MA Charles KARR 30 Son M S W NY Works On Farm NY NY Maggie KARR 22 Dau F S W NY Works In House NY NY Margaret WHITNEY 79 Sis F W W PA Helps In House MA NJ David DUNHAM 21 Othe M S W NY Works On Farm NY NY

  • 1880, daughter-in-law Louisa not found.

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