Family:Whitney, John Edward (1838-1933)

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John Edward8 Whitney (John7, Mellen6, Elias5, Elias4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John7 and Mary (Banker) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1837 or 1838, Clinton CO., NY, and died 18 Nov 1933, Seattle, WA.[1]

He married firstly, 1859-1860, Jane E. Thompson, daughter of William and Mary Ruth (Alford) Thompson. She was born about 1837, Peasleeville, NY, and died after 1880.

He married secondly, 31 Oct 1887, Livingston Co., IL, Louisa A. (Richey) Wharton, daughter of William and Martha (Myers) Ritchin.[2] She was born Apr 1850, IN, and died 1913. She was buried in Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, NE.[3] She had married firstly, William H. Wharton, by whom she had four children, including Ella, Frank, and Bert.

Children of John Edward8 and Jane E. (Thompson) Whitney:

i. Anna Frances9 Whitney, b. Aug 1860, (probably Peru) NY; d. after 1930; m. 18 Jan 1881, Livingston Co., IL, J. Wesley Freshcorn/Frescone/Frescoln/etc.[4]
ii. Emma Whitney, b. ca. 1863, (probably Peru) NY; d. after 1880.

John Edward8 and Louisa A. (Richey)(Wharton) Whitney had no children.

Census

1431 1534 Edward Whitney 23 M - Blacksmith $75 New York Married in year Jane " 23 F - " Married in year 1535 Mark Durgin 25 M - Collier New York Illiterate Adeline " 21 F - " Illiterate Mary L. " 3 F - " Adeline " 4/12 F - "

103 103 Whitney, J. E. 37 M W Blacksmith $500 $1000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 " Jane 30 F W Hosekeeper " " Anna 10 F W " " Emma 7 F W " Purdy, Laurence 34 M W Clerk " Male citizen over 21

H. John WHITNEY 44 Self M M W NY Blacksmith VT VT E. Jane WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W NY IRELAND NY Emma WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W NY NY NY

710 747 Whitney, James E. Head W M Mar 1839 61 mar 14 New York Vermont Vermont Blacksmith, Owns free house -----, Louise Wife W F Apr 1850 50 mar 14 4ch 3liv Indiana Ohio Ohio Whorton, Bert Son W M Sep 1878 21 sgl Illinois Pennsylvania Indiana Day Laborer

  • 1910: not found.
  • 1910, Fairbury, Jefferson Co., NE: "Joshua E."
  • 1920, Seattle, King Co., WA.
  • 1930, Seattle, King Co., WA.

References

  • Census records.
  • L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

1.^  Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960, from FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940, from FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #113008280, Louisa A. Whitney.

4.^  Illinois Marriage Records.


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