Family:Whitney, John Fisher (1809-1895)

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John Fisher6 Whitney (Isaac5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac5 and Susanna (Turnback)(Hall) Whitney, was born 25 Oct 1809, Middlesex, NY, and died 19 Jun 1895, Macomb, MI, aged 85 years 8 months 16 days, of neurlagia, widowed, farmer, son of John and Susan Whitney, both born NY. He was buried in Macomb Center Cemetery, Macomb, MI.[1]

He married, 17 May 1838, Chesterfield, MI, Phebe Nelson, daughter of Richard and Mary (Bowhorn) Nelson. She was born 24 Dec 1819, Bichnor, co. Kent, England, and died 3 Apr 1890, Macomb, MI, aged 70 years 3 months, married, housewife. She was buried in Macomb Center Cemetery, Macomb, MI.[2]

He was born in Middlesex County, NY, in 1809, and by the death of his father was left an orphan at an early age. In 1834 he migrated to Michigan, and two years later purchased a farm, then in the wilderness at Mount Clemens, on which he has ever since resided. Resided Mount Clemens, MI.

Children of John Fisher6 and Phebe (Nelson) Whitney:

i. Sarah Ann7 Whitney, b. 20 May 1839, MI; d. 21 Sep 1876; m. 23 Feb 1867, Chris George Hartway. Children:
a. Edwin Hartway, b. 3 Mar 1869.
b. John Hartway, b. 28 Apr 1875.
ii. Mary Rebecca Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1842, MI; d. 13 Sep 1865, Macomb, MI, aged 23 years 1 month 5 days; bur. Macomb Center Cemetery, Macomb, MI.[3]
iii. Electa Mahala Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1845, MI; d. 1926, Clinton, MI; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI;[4] m. 15 Mar 1864, Dr. Julien H. Axtell; resided Omaha, NE. Children:
a. Charles W. Axtell, b. Aug 1865.
iv. Stephen H. Whitney, b. 12 May 1850, Mount Clemens MI; m. Emma Sophia Immen.
v. Florence Gertrude Whitney, b. 7 Sep 185, MI3; d. 15 Oct 1865, Macomb, MI, aged 12 years 1 month 8 days; bur. Macomb Center Cemetery, Macomb, MI.[5]
vi. Charles Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1856, MI; d. 4 Oct 1865, Macomb, MI, aged 9 years 21 days; bur. Macomb Center Cemetery, Macomb, MI.[6]
vii. Courtland Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1862, MI; m. Mary Augusta Clukey.

Census

455 460 John Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1200 N.Y. Phebe " 31 F - England Sarah A. Whitney 11 F - Mich. Attended school Mary R. " 7 F - " Attended school Electa M. " 4 F - " Attended school Stephen " 1/12 M - "

95 83 John Whitney 50 M - Farmer $3400 $708 New York Phebe " 40 F - Domestic England Sarah A. " 21 F - School Teacher Michigan Mary R. " 17 F - Domestic " Attended school Electa Whitney 14 F - Michigan Attended school Stephen " 11 M - " Attended school Florence G. " 7 F - " Attended school Charles " 3 M - "

127 130 Whitney, John 60 M W Farmer $8000 $1590 New York Male citizen over 21 -------, Phebe 50 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born -------, Stephen 20 M W Works on Farm Michigan -------, Courtland 7 M W At School Michigan Attended school

176 174 Witney, John W M 71 mar Farmer New York N.Y. Penn. -----, Pheby W F 61 Wife mar Keeping house Illiterate England Eng. Eng. -----, Cortland W M 17 Son sgl Farm Laborer Michigan N.Y. Eng. Taylor, Effie W F 13 Dau sgl At School Iowa Mich. Mich. -----, Dur W M 10 Son sgl At School Mich. Mich. Mich. -----, Frank W M 9 Son sgl Mich. Mich. Mich. -----, Lester G. W M 6 Son sgl Mich. Mich. Mich. -----, Archie W M 4 Son sgl Mich. Mich. Mich. -----, Walter W M 3 Son sgl Mich. Mich. Mich.

  • 1900: not found.

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #14230934, John Fisher Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #14230939, Phebe Nelson Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #14230951, Mary R. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #16022079, Electa Whitney Axtell.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #14230958, Florence G. Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #14230869, Charles Whitney.


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