Family:Whitney, Elias Isaac (1828-a1910)

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Elias Isaac7 Whitney (Peter Berry6, Elias5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Peter Berry6 and Lenchy Helen Magdalen (Wells) Whitney, was born 4 Feb 1828, Onondaga Hill, NY, and died after 1910.

He married, 8 Nov 1856, Eden, WI, Elizabeth L. Odekirk, daughter of John and Phebe Ann (Robinson) Odekirk. She was born 29 Apr 1838, Hoosick, NY, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a carriage-maker . . . . They dwelt at Eden till 26 Sept. 1868; and then moved to Big Rapids, Mich., which was their home in June 1875. Before his marriage, he lived at Plymouth, Wis., for two years from Jan. 1852. He enlisted, 31 Aug. 1864, in Co. A, 38th Reg., Wis. Vol. Infantry; and was discharged 2 June 1865, at Delancy House, D.C., having taken part in the actions at Shady Grove Church, Petersburgh, Hatche's Run, Yellow House, and Fort Steadman."

Children of Elias Isaac7 and Elizabeth L. (Odekirk) Whitney:

i. Edwin Demetrius8 Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1857, Eden, WI.
ii. Helen Louisa Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1859, Eden, WI; d. 14 Mar 1894, Fond du Lac, WI; m. 23 Jan 1881, Herman Zipp.
iii. Fremont Leroy Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1861, Eden, WI; m. Alice Reiss.
iv. Elias Isaac Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1863, Eden, WI; died 20 Aug 1864, Eden, WI, where he was buried.
v. Caroline Belle Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1866, Eden, WI; d. 14 May 1930, Antigo, WI; m. 18 Sep 1884, Langlade Co., WI, James Spurgeon.
vi. Peter Berry Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1869, Big Rapids, MI; d. 20 Nov 1869, Big Rapids, MI, aged 8 months of cholera infantum,[1] where he was buried at Big Rapids Cemetery.

Census

1416 1463 John B. Baker 35 M - Wagon Maker $500 New York Sarah " 32 F - " Lucelia " 12 F - " Attended school Louisa " 10 F - " Attended school Sarah " 4 F - " Attended school John " 1 M - " Henry H. Horton 73 M - Cooper Conn. John Kelley 20 M - Blacksmith Canada John Bramer 24 M - " Germany John Bourke 25 M - Wagon Maker " Elias Whitney 22 M - " " New York

750 727 E. J. Whitney 33 M - Mechanic $50 $30 New York Elizabeth " 21 F - do Edwin " 2 M - Wisconsin Hellen " 1 F - do

8 8 Williams, James 53 M W Farmer $3000 $805 New York Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Elias I. 41 M W Work on Farm New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 31 F W Keeping House New York -----, Edwin D. 13 M W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Ellen 11 F W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Fremont L. 8 M W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Carrie B. 4 F W At Home Wisconsin McGill, Malcolm 45 M W Common Laborer $200 -- Scotland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Elias I. WHITNY 52 Self M M W NY Carpenter & J. --- --- Elizabeth L. WHITNY 42 Wife F M W NY Dressmaker NY NY Helen L. WHITNY 21 Dau F S W WISC Milliner NY NY Fremont L. WHITNY 19 Son M S W WISC Carpenter Work NY NY Carrie WHITNY 14 Dau F S W WISC Attends School NY NY Margaret H. MCDOUYAL 23 Oth F S W WISC Dress Maker SCOT NB

26 28 Whitney, Elias I. Head W M Feb 4 1825 75 mar 45 New York New York New York Restaurant, Owns free house -----, Elizabeth L. Wife W F Apr29 1834 66 mar 45 6ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Fremont L. Son W M Sep12 1860 39 wd9 Wisconsin New York New York Salesman restaurant Rennert, Gotlieb Brdr W M Jun 5 1878 21 sgl Missouri Germany Germany Labor saw mill Spurgeon, James E. Brdr W M Jul 3 1885 14 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Virginia Labor sash factory Whitney, May GrCh W F Aug26 1892 7 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Massachusetts Whitney, Clarance GrCh W M Jan11 1894 6 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Massachusetts Hitzke, Minnie Srvt W F Jul10 1880 19 sgl Wisconsin Germany Germany Servant Zirk, Emma Srvt W F Feb 4 1886 14 sgl Germany Germany Germany Servant, Immig. 1894 Nuzum, George Brdr W M May22 1874 26 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Laborer on mill borne

  • 1900, Edwin not found.
  • 1910, not found.

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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