Family:Whitney, John W. (1829-1849)
He married firstly, say 1840, Zerilda -----. She was born 1815 or 1822, KY, and died after 1880. They must have divorced before 1860.
He married secondly, 8 Feb 1860, Woodford Co., KY, Tomson B. Gray, daughter of Benjamin P. and Thompson Ann (Hathaway) Gray. She was born about 1839, KY, and died after 1880.
John W. was his third son, born Oct. 10, 1829, and trained in Jefferson Medical College, and a resident of St. Joseph's Hospital, Phila. - Whitney Whistler.
John W. Whitney, father of H.C. Whitney, was a physician in Lexington and grandson of Thomas Whitney of Ireland. His father, John W. Whitney, was a physician, a graduate of Transylvania University, who was a victim of cholera in 1849, when there was a great epidemic of this dread disease.
"John W. Whitney and Sarah Ann Overton, Jan 5, 1815, Win. F. Overton" - Fayette County Marriages, in Whitney Whistler
"On Tuesday last week 14 deaths, on Wednesday 11, on Thursday six deaths, on Friday seven deaths including Dr. Whitney, Dr. Brockaway died in the county." - Lexington Public Library's Local History Index, referencing Observer and Reporter p. 3 col. 1, 7 Jul 1849 (not sure if this refers to John or William).
Children of John W.3 and Zerilda (-----) Whitney:
i. M. B.4 Whitney (daughter), b. ca. 1841; d. after 1880, then unmarried. ii. Henry C. Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1844; m. Nancy M. -----. iii. Joseph H. Whitney, b. Oct 1846, KY. He resided with his brother Henry in 1900 where he was single and working as a well driller.
- 1850: not found.
- 1860, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY:
Broadway Hotel 1097 1206 John J. Cawgin 42 M - Hotel Keeper $25000 -- Ky. ... 1211 J. W. Whitney 30 M - M. D. Ky. T. B. " 21 F - $10000 $6000 " ...
552 668 Whitney, John W. 40 M W Supt. East Tenn. Asn. $15000 Kentucky Male citizen over 21 -----, Tomson B. 30 F W $10000 Do -----, William 11 M W California Attended school Rogers, William H. 24 M W Physician $4000 -- Kentucky Male citizen over 21
283 275 Whitney, Zerilda 48 F W Keeping house $4000 $300 Kentucky -----, Henry 25 M W Billiard clerk Kentucky Male citizen over 21 -----, Joseph 21 M W Laborer Kentucky Male citizen over 21 Groom, Jos. 19 M W Laborer Kentucky Mosel, Joanna 18 F W At Home Kentucky -----, Moses 47 M W Laborer Kentucky Male citizen over 21 Beale, Mary 27 F W At Home Kentucky Diamond, William 8 M W Kentucky
John W. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W KY M. D. KY KY Tomson B. WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W KY Keeping House KY KY William WHITNEY 47 Bro M S W KY KY KY Tomson W. WEBB 9 Niec F S W KY Attending School KY KY Mildred HARRIS 20 Oth F S B KY Domestic Servant KY KY David SALES 14 Oth M B KY Office Boy KY KY
H. C. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W KY Physician KY KY N. M. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W KY House Keeping KY KY Yerelda WHITNEY 65 Moth F W W KY Boarder KY KY M. B. WHITNEY 39 Sis F S W KY KY KY Joseph H. WHITNEY 30 Bro M S W KY Well Boarer KY KY
Whitney, Henry C. Head W M -----, Nancy Wife W F -----, Joseph Bro W M