Family:Whitney, Eli (1832-1863)

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Eli7 Whitney (Ransom6, Jonathan5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Ransom6 and Mary (Edwards) Whitney, was about 9 Feb 1832, OH, and died 18 Jul 1863, at home, aged 31 years 5 months 9 days. He was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH.[1]

He married, 15 Nov 1855, Martha Smith. She was born 9 Feb 1836, PA, and died 14 Feb 1913. She was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH.[2]

1st Lieutenant, Company H, Ohio 121st Infantry Regiment, the Civil War.

Children of Eli7 and Martha (Smith) Whitney:

i. Mary E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1857, OH; not in family in 1880.
ii. George W. Whitney, b. ca. 1858, OH; d. after 1880.
ii. Douglas Whitney, b. 29 Feb 1859 [sic], OH; d. 3 May 1900; buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH.[3]
ii. Lovinia Whitney, b. ca. 1862, OH; d. after 1880.

Census

10 10 Eli Whitney 27 M - Farmer $1200 $1000 O. Maria 24 F - Pa. Mary E. 3 F - O. George 2 M - " Douglas 3/12 " - "

74 77 Whitney, Martha 34 F W Keeping house $2100 $1832 Pennsylvania -----, Mary E. 13 F W At home Ohio Attended school -----, George 12 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Douglass 10 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Lovinia 8 F W At home Ohio

Martha WHITNEY 43 Self F W W PA Keeping House PA PA Douglass WHITNEY 19 Son M S W OH Farmer OH PA Vinney WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W OH At Home OH PA

Elmer J. ADAMS 27 Self M M W OH Farming OH OH Lucy E. ADAMS 26 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH William C. ADAMS 3 Son M S W OH At Home OH OH George W. WHITNEY 21 Oth M S W OH Laborer-Servant OH OH

This is his son George.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #44026462, Eli Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #44026490, Martha Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #44026715, Douglas Whitney.


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