Family:Whitney, John Mortimer (1835-1916)

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John Mortimer8 Whitney (Erastus Davis7, Peter6, Peter5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Erastus Davis7 and Hannah (Wilkinson) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1835, Lancaster, NY, and died 23 Mar 1916, Alexandria, SD.[1] He was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Wayne Township, SD.

He married, 1 Aug 1869, Sac Co., IA, Nancy Rebecca Gilbert,[2] dau. of John Freed and Elizabeth Mercy (Livengold) Gilbert. She was born 24 Sep 1842, Center, IN, and died 27 Apr 1927, Alexandria, SD.

Children of John Mortimer8 and Nancy Rebecca (Gilbert) Whitney:

i. Mary Etta9 Whitney, b. May 1870, Cherokee Co., IA.
ii. Arthur Eugene Whitney, b. ca. 1872, Sac Co., IA.
iii. Dora Maude Whitney, b. ca. 1874, Sac Co., IA.
iv. Roy H. Whitney, b. ca. 1877, Sac Co., IA.
iii. Mercy L. Whitney, b. ca. 1882, Cherokee Co., IA.

Census

90 94 Sweet, Hiram 48 M W Farmer $1000 $927 Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Aramantha 30 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Elmer 9 M W Wisconsin Farther foreign born, Attended school -----, Alver 7 M W Wisconsin Farther foreign born, Attended school Cone, Adelbert 23 M W Farm Laborer New York Male citizen over 21 95 Whitney, John M. 30 M W Farm Laborer $450 New York Married in Aug, Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy R. 27 F W Keeping House Indianna Married in Aug -----, Mary Ettie 1/12 F W Iowa Born in May Dibble, Harvey D. 7 M W Indianna Attended school

John WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NY Farmer NH VT Nancy R. WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W IND Keeping House PA PA May WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W IA None NY IND Eugene WHITNEY 8 Son M S W IA NY IND Maude WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W IA NY IND Roy WHITNEY 3 Son M S W IA NY IND

109 109 John Whitney 93 40 18 NE SW 48 M - m Farmer New York Nancy R. Whitney " 41 F - m Keeping House Indiana May E. Whitney " 14 F - s - Cherokee Co. Arthur E. Whitney " 12 M - s - Sac Co. Dora M. Whitney " 10 F - s - Sac Co. Roy H. Whitney " 8 M - s - Sac Co. Mercy L. Whitney " 3 F - s - Cherokee Co.

176 177 Whitney, John M. Head W M Apr 1835 65 mar 30 New York New Hampshire Vermont Farm laborer, Owns free houss -----, Nancy R. Wife W F Sep 1842 57 mar 30 8ch 6liv Indiana Pennsylvania Pennsylvania

  • 1910, First Street, Maitland Ward 2, Clay Township, Holt Co., MO, p. 4A/40:

6 6 Whitney, John W. Head M W 75 mar1 40 New York New Hampshire Vermont Laborer odd jobs, Owns free houss -----, Nancy R. Wife W F 67 mar2 40 8ch 6liv Indiana Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Sewing at home

  • 1915 State, SD: John Whitney, 80, married, b. NY, parents b. NH & VT, wife Fannie Gilbert.
  • 1925 State, SD: Nancy Whitney, 82, widow, b. IN, parents b. PA.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955, at Ancestry.com.

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


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