Family:Whitney, John (1845-1932)

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John8 Whitney (John7, John6, (poss.) John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John7 and Mahala (Clark) Whitney, was born 26 Nov 1845, at sea off South Carolina, and died 27 Jan 1932, Florida State Hospital, Chattahoochee, FL.

He married, 1 Apr 1870, Bayshore, Isliptown, Suffolk NY, Julia Lorretta (Pettit) Wright, daughter of Jacob and Sarah (-----) Pettit. She was born 16 Mar 1847, Brighton Hills, Monroe Co., NY, and died 21 Feb 1926, Miami, Dade Co., FL. She had married firstly Edward Wright.

On Nov 1862, he enlisted Grayson's Artillery, Confederate regiment, in St. Augustine, FL.

Children of Edward and Julia Lorretta (Pettit) Wright:

i. Francis Norman Wright, b. ca. 1867, NY; d. after 1880.

Children of John8 and Julia Lorretta (Pettit)(Wright) Whitney:

i. Mahala Elizabeth9 Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1872, NY; d. Sep 1878, Rockaway Beach, NY.
ii. Joseph Sedate Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1873, Islip, NY; d. 2 Apr 1918, Jacksonville, FL; m. 10 Nov 1903, Key West, FL, Anna Eliza Albury.
iii. Charles Xerxes Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1874, Islip, NY; d. Apr 1881, Long Island, NY.
iv. Rose Anna Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1876, Islip, NY; d. 16 Dec 1914, Teague, TX; m. Dec 1896, James Edward Hicks.
v. James Harvey Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1878, NY; d. 20 Jan 1976; m. Mary Agnes Malone, b. Aug 1883, d. 1949.
vi. Almira Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1880, NY, Islip, NY; d. 26 Oct 1976, Paso Robles, CA; m. 15 Oct 1897, Emil Bruno Gunther.
vii. Mary Emma Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1882, Islip, Suffolk Co., NY; d. 1957, Seattle, WA; m. 25 Jun 1900, Miami, FL, George Edward Ellis.
viii. Lawrence Henry Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1884, St. Augustine, FL; d. 16 Feb 1926, Miami, FL; m. about 1910, Emma S. Chapman.
ix. Elbert Jackson Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1888, St. Augustine, FL; d. 13 Jan 1966, Jacksonville, FL; m.(1) 19 Dec 1911, Jacksonville, FL, Vina Victoria Hodge; m.(2) ----- -----.


John WHITNEY 34 Self M M W SC Laborer ME ME Julia WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W NY NY NY Francis WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W NY NY NY Joseph WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NY NY NY Charls WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NY NY NY Rosana WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W NY NY NY James WHITNEY 2 Son M S W NY NY NY Alminer WHITNEY 4M Dau F S W NY NY NY

Francis "Whitney" was Francis Norman Wright, Julia's son (not daughter) by her first husband.

484 487 Whitney, John Head W M 54 mar Florida Maine Maine Carpenter -----, Dalia Wife W F 52 mar New York New York New York -----, Lawrence H. Son W M 16 sgl New York Florida New York House carpenter -----, Elbert Son W M 12 sgl Florida Florida New York

Whitney, Joseph G.M.3c Miami, Fla. W M Apr 1873 27 sgl New York Maine New York


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