Family:Whitney, John Bunyan (1846-1876)

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John Bunyan8 Whitney (John G.7, Joseph6, Joseph5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of John G.7 and Electa (Beecher) Whitney, was born 12 Aug 1846, Granville, NY, and died 12 Jun 1876. He is buried in Chatham Township Cemetery, Chatham, OH.[1]

He married firstly, Anna Taylor.

He married secondly, 26 Mar 1868, Chatham, OH, Adelaide Lucinda Clapp, daughter of Luther L. and Hannah (Jackson) Clapp. She was born 29 Dec 1848, OH, and died 3 Jan 1926. She married secondly, 24 Mar 1908, Medina Co., OH, Jeremiah M. Chenoweth. She is buried in Chatham Township Cemetery, Chatham, OH.[2]

Children of John Bunyan8 and Anna (Taylor) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of John Bunyan8 and Adelaide Lucinda (Clapp) Whitney:

i. Edward Luther10 Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1870, Chatham, OH; d. 13 Sep 1944, Walla Walla, WA; m. 3 Oct 1906, Baltimore, MD, Anna Hart Taylor.
ii. Merton Harvey Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1873, Chatham, OH; d. 22 Jun 1941, Chatham, OH; m. 16 Apr 1896, Lafayette, OH, Esther Cordelia Myers.


The first wife Anna Taylor may be an error for son Edward's wife, Anna Hart Taylor.


50 55 Whitney, John B. 23 M W Farmer $3600 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 Adelaide 21 F W Keeping House Ohio Whitney, Electa H. 48 F W House Keeping $1500 New York Willie H. 9 M W Ohio Attended school

Adelaide WHITNEY 31 Self F W W OH Housekeeper MA MA Edward L. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W OH At School --- --- Merton H. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W OH At School --- ---


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #101899499, J. B. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #101899485, Adelaide L. Clapp Chenoweth.

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