Family:Whitney, John Olney (1828-1901)

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John Olney7 Whitney (Whitford6, Asa5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Whitford6 and Mehitabel (Hopkins) Whitney, was born about 26 May 1828, CT or RI, and died 2 Jan 1901, Putnam, CT.

He married, 30 Apr 1849, Frances Caroline Bowen, daughter of Rensselaer and Caroline (Heth) Bowen. She was born 11 Dec 1828, Killingly, CT, and died 1 May 1913, Putnam, CT.

Children of John Olney7 and Frances C. (Bowen) Whitney:

i. John F.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1848, CT. He may have been born before their marriage, or may have been adopted. He apparently died soon after having m. say 1882, Lucy L. Porter, b. ca. 1855, East Thompson, CT, dau. of Lyman E. and Mary R. (-----) Porter. She m.(2) 8 May 1884, Oxford, MA, Samuel Francis, b. ca. 1842, Halpiten, Eng., son of William & Eliza (-----) Francis.[1] Children:
a. William R.9 Whitney, b. ca. 9 Mar 1884. East Thompson, CT; d. 19 Dec 1888, Oxford, MA, aged 4 years 9 months 10 days, of heart disease;[2] bur. East Thompson, CT.
ii. Mary Ella Whitney, b. ca. 1852, Putnam, CT; m. James Barton Bowen. D.A.R. No. 19682.
iii. Agnes D. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, CT; m. 1874, Putnam, CT, Charles F. Bronson.
iv. Hattie Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1856; d. 22 Aug 1857, Putnam, CT.
v. Edgar G. Whitney, b. Jul 1858, CT; d. 9 Mar 1875.
vi. Herbert N. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, CT; d. ca. 1876, Putnam, CT; not in family in 1870.

Census

351 394 Joseph Seaver 55 M - Farmer Worcester, Mass. Mary " 45 F - Sturbridge, " George S. " 21 M - Woodstock, Ct. Margaret M. " 12 F - Thompson, " John Whitney 24 M - Unknown Frances " 22 F - "

987 1088 John O. Whitney 34 M - Dresser R.I. Frances A. " 31 F - Conn. John T. " 13 M - " Attended school Mary E. " 8 F - " Attended school Agnes " 6 F - " Attended school Edgar " 2 M - "

170 198 Whitney, John O. 44 M W Dresser Tender $300 R. Island Male citizen over 21 -----, Francis C. 41 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, John F. 22 M W Carpenter Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 18 F W At Home Conn. Attended school -----, Agnes D. 15 F W At home Conn. Attended school -----, Edgar G. 11 M W At home Conn. Attended school

John WHITNEY 54 Self M M W R.I. Farmer CONN. R.I. Francis C. WHITNEY 51 Wife F M W CONN. Keeping House R.I. CONN. John F. WHITNEY 32 Son M M W CONN. R.I. CONN.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 354, page 327.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 393, page 539.


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