Family:Whitney, Ezra (1815-1899)

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Ezra8 Whitney (Zerah7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Zerah7 and Jane (Demond) Whitney, was born 29 Jul 1815, Scipio, NY, and 10 May 1899, Kalamazoo, MI.[1]

He married, 12 Mar 1842, Sherman, MI, Hannah Hedges DePuy, daughter of Moses M. and Elizabeth (Hedges) Depuy. She was born 21 Apr 1821, Geneseo, NY, and died died 9 Aug 1912, Plainwell, MI.[2]

He resided Bradley, MI.

Phoenix says the following:

"Ezra Whitney, b. at Scipio, N. Y., 29 July 1815; a farmer; married 12 March 1842, at Sherman, Mich., where her father then lived, Hannah Hedges Depuy, who was born in Geneseo, N. Y., 21 Ap. 1821, dau. of Moses M. and Elizabeth (Hedges) Depuy. They settled in Cascade, Mich.; and in May 1855, removed to Bradley, Mich., where they were living in 1874. He was a soldier in the war of 1861; and has been postmaster."

Children of Ezra8 Whitney and Hannah Hodges (DePuy) Whitney:

i. Jane Elizabeth9 Whitney, b. 4 May 1843, Cascade, MI; m. d. 11 Mar 1923, Wayland, MI; 10 Jun 1861, Bradley, MI, William G. McClintock; resided Bradley, MI.
ii. Charles Edgar Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1845, Cascade, MI; m. Melissa "Mittie" D. Rowe.
iii. Alonzo Ethelbert Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1847, Cascade, MI; d. 13 Aug 1847, Cascade, MI.
iv. Elverton Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1855, Bradley, MI; d. 4 Oct 1855, Bradley, MI.
v. Frank G. Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1857 (twin), Bradley, MI; m. Edith A. Hoyt.
vi. Frederick H. Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1857 (twin), Bradley, MI; m. Ida M. Aldrich.
vii. Caroline A. Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1859, Bradley, MI; d. 3 Oct 1881, Wayland, MI.[3]

Census

1385 1385 Ezra Whitney 34 M - Landlord $2000 N.Y. Hannah H. " 29 F - " Jane E. " 7 F - Mich. Attended school Charles " 5 M - " Attended school Abram J. " 29 M - Joiner $600 N.Y. Trifenia Stewart 22 F - Ohio Zera Whitney 67 M - None Ct.

1534 1470 E. Whiting 45 M - Farmer $2000 $500 New York Hannah H. do 39 F - " Jane " 17 F - Michigan Attended school Charles E. " 14 M - " Attended school Fred " 2 M - " Frank " 2 M - " Cara " 1 F - "

262 264 Whitney, Ezra 54 M W Farmer $5000 $1200 N. York Male citizen over 21 Hannah 49 F W Keeps House " Charles 25 M W Farm Laborer $800 Mich. Married in Dec, Male citizen over 21 Melissa 18 F W Penna. Married in Dec Fred 12 M W Mich. Attended school Frank 12 M W " Attended school Carrie 10 F W " Attended school Zerah 85 M W Connt. Male citizen over 21

Ezra WHITNEY 65 Self M M W NY Farmer --- --- Hannah H. WHITNEY 59 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Frank G. WHITNEY 22 Son M S W MI Farmer NY NY Carrie WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W MI NY NY Edwin BREWER 19 Oth M S W MI Farm Laborer VT MA

References

1.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995, from Ancestry.com.

2.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995, from Ancestry.com.

3.^  Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897, at FamilySearch.org.


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