Family:Whitney, John (1823-1892)

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John Whitney, parentage unknown, was born 4 Aug 1823, Canada, and died 23 Dec 1892, Liverpool, NY.[1]

He married circa 1847, Saint Lawrence Co., NY, Mary Ann Houghton, daughter of William P. and Tamar (Fuller) Houghton. She was born 12 Aug 1828, NY, and died 19 Dec 1906, Homer, NY.[2]

Note: In the 1900 census, Mary Ann indicated she had 10 children and 4 were living.

Children of John and Mary Ann (Houghton) Whitney:

i. (adopted) Justina M. Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1842; m. Elisha R. Turner, Jr.
ii. Daniel A. Whitney, b. 6 May 1848, Macomb, NY; d. 11 Apr 1851, Macomb, NY.[3]
iii. John William Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1850, Macomb, NY; m. Lucy A. Berry.
iv. Mary Sophia Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1852, Macomb, NY; d. 23 Oct 1891, Park City, UT; m. Charles Lester Wight.
v. Sophronia Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1854, Macomb, NY; d. 28 Jul 1854, Macomb, NY.[4]
vi. Royal A. Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1855, Macomb, NY; m. Lillia F. Carpenter.
vii. Zora A. Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1858, Macomb, NY; d. 3 Feb 1858, Macomb, NY.[5]
viii. Charles Leslie Whitney, b. 20 May 1860, Macomb, NY; d. 9 Jan 1943; m. 20 Aug 1886, Lillian Estelle Graham; they were divorced.
ix. Martin Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1863; d. 26 May 1863.
x. Carrie Whitney, b. ca. 1865, NY; d. 30 Jun 1874, Antwerp, NY; no records found after 1870.
xi. Maud M. Whitney, b. Feb 1871, NY; d. 3 Mar 1920, Syracuse, NY; m. Charles S. Pomeroy.

Notes

For some family photographs, see this Whitney / Houghton CDV Album, owned by Alex W. Magocsi Jr.

Census

55 55 John Whitney 26 M - Farmer $1200 Canada Mary Do 21 F - N.Y. Danil Do 2 M - " John Do 3/12 " - "

99 99 John Whitney 37 M - Farmer $5060 $1730 Canada Mary A. " 32 F - New York John W. " 10 M - " Attended school Mary S. " 7 F - " Attended school Royal A. " 4 M - " John Richardson 20 M - Domestic Canada Elizabeth Croman 20 F - Domestic New York

406 432 Whitney, John 47 F W Farmer $11200 New York Male citizen over 21 " Mary A. 42 F " Keeping House " " William J. 20 M " At Home " " Mary S. 18 F " " " Attended school " Royal A. 14 M " " " Attended school " Leslie 10 M " " " Attended school " Carrie 5 F " " "

  • 1880: not found.
  • 1900, Homer, Cortland Co., NY: Mary A. Whitney, widow

References

  • Census records

1.^  Whitney, John - Find A Grave Memorial

2.^  Whitney, Mary A. (Houghton) - Find A Grave Memorial

3.^  Whitney, Daniel A. - Find A Grave Memorial

4.^  Whitney, S. - Find A Grave Memorial

5.^  Whitney, Infant - Find A Grave Memorial


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