Family:Whitney, John Henry (1834-1912)

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John Henry Whitney (John), son of John and Phebe (Sawins) Whitney, was born Mar 1834, VT, NH, OH, or NY (see census records below), and died 1912, IA. He was buried in Clarence Cemetery, Clarence, IA.

He married firstly, 10 Jul 1864, Oxford Mills, IA, Rebecca J. (Gregory) Ferguson,[1] daughter of James B. and Elizabeth (Lee) Gregory. She was born 8 Feb 1830, IN, and died 7 Jan 1897, IA. She had married firstly, before 1854, ----- Ferguson.

He married secondly, 22 Mar 1899, Clarence, IA, Mary Ann Colliver, daughter of Ira and Desire (Brown) Colliver.[2] She was born Jun 1845, Canada, and died after 1910.

He enlisted 12 Aug 1861, at age 27, as a Private in Co. B, 9th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was discharged for disability 30 May 1862.

Children of John Henry and Rebecca J. (Gregory) Whitney:

i. Hiram E. Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1865, Jones Co., IA; d. 11 Sep 1906, IA, aged 40 years 9 months 23 days; bur. Dayton Valley Cemetery, Dayton, IA; m. 23 Oct 1888, Clarence, IA, Minnie E. Brink.
ii. Rosella K. Whitney, b. Jan 1869, Jones Co., IA; d. after 1921; m.(1) 16 Oct 1886, Dayton, IA, Archie Matthews; m.(2) 17 Oct 1892, Clarence, IA, Guy Clement Sturdevant.

John Henry and Mary Ann (Colliver) Whitney had no children.

Census

69 Framed $500 75 John B. Morris 39 M - - Madison 1 - 26 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Laura H. Morris 31 F - Wife Dutchess 1 - 11 - - - - - - 1 - Hellen A. Morris 4 F - Dau Chautauqua - - 4 - - - - - - - - Lauretta Morris 3 F - Dau Chautauqua - - 3 - - - - - - - - John G. Morris 0 M - Son Chautauqua - - 6m - - - - - - - - ----- Whitney 24 M - Help - - - - - - - - - - - -

130 133 Whitney, J. H. 36 M W Farmer $4000 $1200 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca 40 F W Keeping house Indiana Ferguson, W. F. 16 M W Indiana Attended school -----, Ida 14 F W Iowa Attended school -----, Ada 11 F W Iowa Attended school Whitney, Hiram 4 M W Iowa -----, Rosetta 1 F W Iowa

Henry WHITNEY 46 Self M M W NH Farmer MA VT Rebeca WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W IN Keeping House PA TN Hiram WHITNEY 14 Son M S W IA NH IN Rosella WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W IA NH IN

-- -- Whitney, John H. 83 2 36 50 M - m Farmer N.H. Whitney, Reebecca J. " 53 F - m - Indiana Whitney, Hiram E. " 19 M - s - Jones Co. Whitney, Rosella H. " 16 F - s - "

1 1 John H. Whitney 60 M W m Newhampshire Retired Farmer None Voter, Co. B, 9th Iowa, Private Rebeca J. Whitney 64 F W m Ind. - M.E.

70 71 Whitney, John H. Head W M Mar 1834 66 mar 1 New Hampshire Massachusetts Vermont Landlord, Owns free house -----, Mary A. Wife W F Jun 1845 54 mar 1 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. New Jersey Immig. 1852

  • 1905 State, Clarence, Cedar Co., IA: John H. Whitney, 70, b. NH, parents b. MA and VT.
  • 1910, Newkirk Ward 3, Kay Co., OK.

References

1.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934 at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934 at FamilySearch.org.


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