Family:Whitney, David Harvey (1830-1902)

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David Harvey Whitney (David, [poss.] Jonathan6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of David and Martha Mathews (Safford) Whitney, was born Jul 1830, Randolph, VT, and died 20 May 1902, Northfield, VT.

He married, 25 Dec 1851, Northfield, VT, Fidelia A. Thresher,[1] dau. of Stephen and Sally (Smith) Thresher. She was born Jul 1827, Brookield, VT, and died 15 May 1907, Northfield, VT.

He was a cheesemaker.

Children of David Harvey and Fidelia (Thresher) Whitney:

i. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. 1853, VT; living 1900.
ii. Horace Harvey Whitney, b. Dec 1854, VT; m. Margaret Louise Kerr.
iii. Willis Stephen Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1858, Northfield, VT (given name omitted);[2] d. 7 Oct 1886, Granville, VT; m. 20 Feb 1885, VT, Jennie Olivia Carpenter. Children:
a. Mamie Lou Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1885, Granville, VT.
iv. Ella F. Whitney, or "Ellen", b. Jul 1860, or "Ellen", b. Jun 1860, Granville, VT;[3] m. 26 Mar 1879, Topsham, VT, Frank W. Lewis,[4] b. 21 Oct 1852, son of Albert R. and Emily (Holt) Lewis. Children: Bessie Ethel Lewis (b. 1 Jul 1880, Stockbridge, VT); Lula M Lewis (b. 24 Mar 1882, Stowe, VT); Annie Louise Lewis (May 1890, VT).

Census

111 111 David Whitney 65 M - Farmer $500 Mass. Mary " 64 F - Vt. David H. " 20 M - Labourer " Mary " 6 F - " Attended school Norman " 6/12 M - "

This is David Harvey Whitney, living in someone else's family. These other Whitneys are unidentified.

106 107 D. H. Whitney 30 M - Farmer $6000 $1000 Vt. Fidelia " 33 F - " Lucy A. " 7 F - " Attended school Horace H. " 5 M - " Attended school Willie " 1 M - " H. P. White 49 M - Farm laborer Mass. Alonzo Thurston 20 M - " Vt. Attended school Louisa Edwards 16 F - " Attended school

102 102 Whitney, David H. 40 M W Lumber Manfr. $7000 $2500 Vermont Male citizen over 21 " Fidelia 42 F W Keeping house " " Lucy 17 F W Teaching School " Attended school " Horace 15 M W Works on Farm " Attended school " Willie 11 M W " " Attended school " Ella 9 F W " Attended school Farrington, Alvia 31 F W Domestic " " Nellie 7 F W " Attended school ...

David WHITNEY 49 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Fidlia WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT

Horace WHITNEY 25 Self M S W VT Hotel Keeper VT VT Will WHITNEY 21 Bro M S W VT Grocer VT VT M. Juilius THRESHER 54 Oth M S W VT Painter VT VT John JONES 27 Oth M S W NY Works In Cheese Fac. WALES WALES Willis DICKERSON 21 Oth M S W VT Teamster VT VT

Whitney, David H. Head W M Jul 1830 69 mar 48 Vermont Vermont Vermont Owns free house -----, Fidelia A. Wife W F Jan 1827 72 mar 48 4ch 3liv Vermont Connecticut Connecticut

34 36 Whitney, Jennie O. Head W F Dec 1862 37 wid 1ch 1liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Post office. Rents house Carpenter, Susan O. Moth W F May 1821 79 wid 6ch 4liv Vermont Vermont Vermont

126 127 Whittier, Edmond J. Head W M Mar 1854 46 mar 1 Vermont Vermont Vermont Day laborer, Rents house -----, Emma A. Wife W F Apr 1868 32 mar 1 1ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Whitney, M. Lou Brdr W F Feb 1885 15 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school

References

  • Census records.
  • Information from Gar Watson.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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