Family:Whitney, Esau (1829-1865)

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Esau8 Whitney (Esau7, Ezra6, Ezra5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Esau7 and Esther (-----) Whitney, was born 9 Aug 1829, NY, and died 20 Apr 1865, Princeton, MN.

He married, 28 May 1852, Grand Rapids, MI, Rachel Ellis, daughter of Wesley and Eliza (King) Ellis. She was born 18 Apr 1835, Dundee, NY, and died 25 Mar 1908, Princeton, MN. She m.(2) before 1869, J. R. Hill.

Children of Esau8 and Rachel (Ellis) Whitney:

i. Sarah Manette9 Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1858, Ionia, MI; d. 14 Mar 1891, Princeton, MN; m. 20 Jun 1878, Princeton, MN, Edwin R. Cilley.
ii. Herbert Wesley Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1860, Princeton, MN; d. 29 Mar 1936, Princeton, MN; m.(1) Euphemia -----; m.(2) 15 Sep 1900, Flora Belle (Bullis) Brown.
iii. Edwin Eugene Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1862, Princeton, MN; d. before 1934; m. before 1886, Ida M. -----.
iv. Mary Louise Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1864, Princeton, MN; d. 20 Apr 1866, Princeton, MN.

Census

896 986 Esaw Whitney 53 M - Millwright $6630 Vt. Esther Whitney 53 F - " Vienna Whitney 26 F - N.Y. Mary Whitney 24 F - " Martha Whitney 22 F - " Esaw Whitney Jr. 20 M - Farmer " Esther Whitney 20 F - " Attended school Benjamin F. Whitney 14 M - " Attended school Melinda Whitney 11 F - " Attended school Elvira Whitney 17 F - " Attended school

1860 U.S. Census, Minnesota, Mille Lacs Co., Princeton, p. 2/194: 20 15 Esau J. Whitney 31 M - Farmer $200 $150 New York Rachel " 25 F - Do Sarah " 2 F - Michigan

40 42 Hill, J. R. 40 M W Works in Saw Mill $200 N.B. Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Rachel 35 F W Keeping House $100 -- New York -----, Clarance 1 M W Minnesota Father foreign born Whitney, S. M. 12 F W Michigan Attended school -----, W. H. 9 M W Minnesota Attended school -----, E. E. 8 M W " Attended school

J. R. HILL 49 Self M M W NEW BRUNSWICK Farmer NEW BRUNSWICK NEW BRUNSWICK Rachel HILL 44 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Herbert WHITNEY 19 SSon M S W MN Farm Laborer NY NY Edward WHITNEY 18 SSon M S W MN Printer NY NY Clarence HILL 11 Son M S W MN At School NY NEW BRUNSWICK Edwin CILLEY 27 Oth M M W ME Laborer ME ME Nettie CILLEY 22 Oth F M W MI At Home NY NY Suella CILLEY 1 Oth F S W MN ME MI CILLEY 1M Oth F S W MN ME MI Adaline ROBIDEAUX 18 Oth F S W NY Servant NY NY

References

  • Census records.

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