Family:Whitney, John (1810-a1880)

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John8 Whitney (Asa7, Daniel6, Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Asa7 and Sally (Brooks) Whitney, was born 13 Sep 1810, Stow, MA, baptized 23 ___ 1810, Stow, MA,[1] and died 16 Jul 1885. He was buried in Henry Cemetery, Henry, IL.[2]

He married, 31 Oct 1844, Fulton Co., IL, Eliza Jane Jones. She was born 9 Aug 1827, TN, and died 9 Dec 1905. She was buried in Henry Cemetery, Henry, IL.[3]


Children of John8 and Eliza Jane (Jones) Whitney:

i. Mercy Almira9 Whitney, b. ca. 1846, IL.
ii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1848, IL; d. 22 Dec 1927; bur. Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City, IL;[4] m. James L. Saxton.
iii. Asa Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1851, IL; d. 30 Dec 1879, Chicago, IL, aged 28 of typhoid pneumonia;[5] bur. Henry Cemetery, Henry, IL.[6]
iv. Minerva Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1853, IL; d. 28 Dec 1892; bur. Henry Cemetery, Henry, IL.[7]
v. Zenana Eleanor Whitney, b. ca. 1855, Canton, IL; d. 6 Jan 1907, Springfield, MA, aged 51 years 7 months 16 days, of cancer of the esophagus;[8] bur. Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA; m. 8 Nov 1881, Springfield, MA, George T. Wilder, b. ca. 1849, Stow, MA, son of Christopher and Sally (-----) Wilder.[9]
vi. Clara Whitney, b. ca. 1860, IL.
vii. Nellie Whitney, b. ca. 1869, IL.

Census

57 58 John Whitney 38 M - Farmer $1800 Mass. Eliza J. " 23 F - Tenn. Mercy A. " 5 F - Ills. Mary E. " 2 F - Ills. George Coon 10 M - Ills. Attended school

292 284 John Whitney 47 M - Farmer 600 200 Mass. E. Jane " 32 F - Tennessee Elmira " 14 " - Ills. Attended school Mary " 11 " - " Attended school Asa " 9 M - " Attended school M. " 7 F - " Attended school Zenana " 5 " - "

221 222 Whitney, John 59 M W Farmer $6200 $1800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 42 F W Keeping House Ind. -----, Almira 24 F W School Teacher Ill. -----, Mary 21 F W " -----, Asa 19 M W " -----, Minerva 17 F W " -----, Zenana 15 M W " -----, Carrie 10 F W " -----, Nellie 1 F W "

John WHITNEY 69 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Eliza J. WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W IN Keeping House NC SC Minerva WHITNEY 25 Dau F S W IL School Teacher MA IN Hana WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W IL At Home MA IN Clara WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W IL School Teacher MA IN

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. Asa and Sally, bp. ____ 23, 1810. C.R. [b. Sept. 13, P.R.14]," according to Stow Vital Records.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #98449278, John Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #98449370, Jane Eliza Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #101733269, Mary Elizabeth Whitney Saxtpm.

5.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #98449449, Asa Whitney.

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #98449539, Minerva Whitney.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/92 (death), page 205.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 325, page 448.


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