Family:Whitney, John Jefferson (1836-1864)

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(Capt.) John Jefferson7 Whitney (Walter6, Jonathan5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Walter6 and Louisiana (Edwards) Whitney, was born about 7 Sep 1836, PA, and (as "Capt.") was killed in action, 18 May 1864, aged 27 years 8 months 11 days, at Spottsylvania Court House, VA.

He married, 10 Mar 1860, Luzerne Co., PA, Mary Jeanette Davenport. She was born 16 Mar 1840, Plymouth, PA, and died 21 May 1922, Wilkes-Barre, PA. She married secondly, 14 Apr 1870, Luzerne Co., PA, Lorenzo7 Whitney.

He served in the Civil War as a Captain in Co. F, 53rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Child of John Jefferson7 and Mary Jeanette (Davenport) Whitney:

i. Harry Leroy8 Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1860, Dallas, PA, d. 10 Jul 1932, Plymouth, PA, m. 1892, Virginia Preston.

Census

457 446 A. J. Shaver 29 M - Debt Sheriff $2500 $350 Pa. Clarissa 24 F - do James Buckhannon 1 M - do William Davenport 5/12 M - do John J. Whitney 25 M - Clerk $1500 $150 do Genette 20 F - do

15 15 Whitney, Louisiana 62 F W Keeping house $4000 -- Pa. -----, Lorenzo 26 M W Farming Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Alonzo 26 M W Invalid Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Gennete 34 F W At home Pa. -----, Harry O. 9 M W Pa. Attended school

Andrew F. LEVI 34 Self M M W PA Keeps Book Store WAL WAL Ellen O. LEVI 36 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA Harry L. WHITNEY 19 Neph M S W PA At School PA PA Eliza FLINN 21 Oth F S W PA Servant IRE IRE

References

  • Census records.

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