Family:Whitney, John Ebenezer (1826-a1900)
John Ebenezer8 Whitney (Edwin Leggett7, (Asa6, Ebenezer5, David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Edwin Leggett7 and Joanna Eliza (Bicknell) Whitney, was born 20 Jan 1826, New York, NY, and died after 1900.
He was a dealer in stoves and tin-ware; resided New Canaan, CT, Feb 1869.
He married 24 Oct 1849, Bedford, NY, Mary Elizabeth Scribner, daughter of James William and Mary (Ford) Scribner. She was born 10 Mar 1830, New York, NY, and died between 10 Dec 1888, aged 59 years, New Canaan, CT.
John E. Whitney was admitted to the church "on profession", New Canaan, CT.
John E. Whitney and was listed as church member, 8 Feb 1854, New Canaan, CT.
Mrs. Mary E. Whitney, listed as church member, 8 Feb 1854, New Canaan, CT.
John E. Whitney was listed as church member, 4 Sep 1864 by letter, New Canaan, CT.
Mary E. Whitney, wife of John E., and daughter of [ ] SCRIBNER, church member, 4 Sep 1864 by letter, New Canaan, CT.
John E. Whitney was listed as church member, Jan 1873 by letter, New Canaan, CT.
Mary E. Whitney, wife of Jno. E., church member, Jan 1873 by letter; died 10 Dec 1888, New Canaan, CT.
Mary E. Whitney, wife of John E., died 10 Dec 1888 ae 58; buried 12 Dec 1888, in Village Cemetery, New Canaan, CT.
Mary Elizabeth Whitney, wife of John E., d. 10 [Dec 1888] with diptheria and a public funeral was omitted; on 16 Dec 1888 a memorial service was held at the church, New Canaan, CT.
Children of John Ebenezer8 and Mary Elizabeth (Scribner) Whitney:
i. James E. 9 Whitney, b. ca. 1851, probably Bedford, NY; d. after 1870. ii. Joanna E. Whitney, b. ca. 1852-1853, probably New Canaan, CT; d. after 1870.
1273 1417 Mary Scribner 47 F - $1500 N. York Oscar " 22 M - Shoemaker " Matilda B. 16 F - " John E. Whitney 24 M - Tinner " Mary E. " 20 F - "
1575 1925 John E. Whitney 34 M - Tin Smith $700 $1700 N.Y. Mary E. " 30 F - " James E. Whitney 9 M - N.Y. Attended school Joanna E. " 8 F - Conn. Attended school Chas. W. Lounsbury 18 M - Shoe Maker App. " Haram Daily 40 M - Agent $7000 --- " Mary E. " 25 F - " Harriet W. " 10/12 F - "
156 174 Whitney, John E. 44 M W Tin Smith $6000 $300 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 40 F W Keeping house New York -----, James E. 19 M W Tin Smith New York -----, Johanna 17 F W At home Conn.
John E. WHITNEY 54 Self M M W NY Stove And Tin Dealer CT ENGLAND Mary WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 998.
9.^ "Mary Elizabeth, w. John E., d. 10 [Dec 1888] with diptheria and a public funeral was omitted; on 16 Dec 1888 a memorial service was held at the ch.," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, New Canaan Church 2:307.