Family:Whitney, John (1825-a1870)

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John Whitney (Eli, James), son of Eli and Catherine (Longyear) Whitney, was born 9 Aug 1825, Shandaken, NY, and died after 1870, in an asylum in Poughkeepsie, NY.

He married, 4 Jul 1853, Delilah Piper, daughter of Simon and Nancy (Warner) Piper. She was born Nov 1834, (prob. Genesee Co.,) NY, and died after 1910. She m.(2) 24 May 1882, Eagle, Clinton Co., MI, Jacob Longyear of Grass Lake, MI.

Children of John and Delilah (Piper) Whitney:

i. Hiram Whitney, b. ca. 1849, NY; not in family in 1860.
i. Willis Whitney, b. -----; d. when a young boy.
ii. Frank J. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, NY; d. 8 Jun 1920, unmarried.
iii. Ellsworth C. Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1865, Shadaken, NY; m. Rose L. Hines.
iv. Anna Whitney, b. Aug 1868, NY; d. aft. 1930; m. ca. 1895, Frank D. Wyckoff.
v. Emma Whitney, b. -----; unmarried.
vi. Uriah Whitney, b. ca. 1863, Shandaken, NY.

Census

160 Frame $200 160 Eli Whitney 56 M - - Duchess 1 - 40 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Cathrine Whitney 45 F - Wife Ulster 1 - 45 None - - - - - - - Giles Whitney 21 M - Chld Ulster - - 21 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Sarah A. Whitney 18 F - Chld " - - 18 None - - - - - - - William Whitney 14 M - Chld " - - 14 - - - - - - - - John Whitney 27 M - Chld " 1 - 25 None 1 - - - - - - Delilah Whitney 25 F - Wife Michagan 1 - 2m None - Hiram Whitney 1 M - Chld " - - 2m - - - - - - - -

456 456 Whitney, John 35 M W Farmer $3500 $1200 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Delilah 30 F W " -----, Willis 27 M W " Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Elsie 28 F W " -----, Francis 20 M W " -----, Elsworth 11 M W " Attended school -----, Uriah 7 M W " Attended school

Willis and Elsie are too old to be children of John and Delilah, but the ages are apparently off by quite a bit.

308 318 Longyear, Delilah Head W F Nov 1834 65 wid 6ch 3liv New York Canada Eng. New York Rents house Whitney, Frank J. Son W M Sep 1856 43 sgl Michigan New York Michigan Day Laborer

  • 1910, 1573 Putnam Avenue, Brooklyn Ward 28, Kings Co., NY:

165 154 Holt, Joseph Head M W 40 m1 16 England England England Insurance firm, Rents house, immigrated 1882, naturalized -----, Charlotte E. Wife F W 34 m1 16 4ch 2liv New York Germany Germany -----, Alvin Son M W 11 sgl New York England New York -----, Walter Son M W 6 sgl New York England New York McIlwain, Gertrude E. Niec F W 16 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York Insurance firm 155 Wyckoff, Frank D. Head M W 41 m1 15 New York New York New York Buildings, Rents house -----, Annie M. Wife F W 41 m1 15 3ch 1liv New York New York New York -----, Lilla M. Dau F W 14 sgl New York New York New York Longyear, Delilah C. MiL F W 75 wid 6ch 3liv New York Canada Fr. New York

References

  • Census records.

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