Family:Whitney, John Wheeler (1820-1912)

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John Wheeler7 Whitney (Jabez6, Phineas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jabez6 and Abigail Milk (Wheeler) Whitney, was born Apr 1820, Meigs Co., OH, and died 24 Mar 1912, Browns Valley, Traverse Co., MN.

He married, 7 Jul 1842, Mount Sterling, Brown Co., IL, Martha Jane Riggins, daughter of Mark and Rachel (Bristow) Riggins. She was born 22 Feb 1822, Brown Co., IL, and died 27 Nov 1881, Union Grove, MN.

Children of John Wheeler7 and Martha Jane (Riggins) Whitney:

i. Jabez Mark8 Whitney, b. 8 May 1843, Mt. Sterling, IL; m.(1) Josephine Etta Cardinall; m.(2) Etta L. Crandall.
ii. (poss.) Daniel/David Whitney, b. ca. 1844, IL; not in family in 1850.
iii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. Feb 1847, IL; d. 1931, Springdale, WA; m. 13 Jan 1870, Meeker Co., MN, Samuel Towler. She had a child before marriage:
a. Daisy B.9 Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1865, MN. Also known as Daisy Towler.
iv. Emma A. Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1849, IL; m. J. S. Boyd.
v. George W. Whitney, b. ca. Feb 1854, IL; d. after 1920, Story Mill, MT; m. 27 Oct 1883, Otter Tail, MN, Effie Monroe.
vi. Frederick Andrew Whitney, b. 18 May 1855, Camp Point, IL; d. 15 May 1949, Springdale, WA; m. 1891, Stevens Co., WA, Emeline Josephine Gangro Heller.
vii. Lydia Ella Whitney, b. ca. Nov 1859, IL; m. G. W. Bowers.
viii. William Henry Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1862, St. Paul, MN; d. 4 Jul 1958, Seattle, WA; m. 25 Apr 1894, Spokane, WA, Lilly Bell Davis.
ix. Jessie Whitney, b. ca. 1866.

Census

27 28 John Whitney 30 M - Laborer O. Martha " 28 F - Ill. David " 6 M - " Attended school Mary " 3 F - " Emery " 9/12 F - "

3195 3222 John W. Whitney 40 M - Farmer 100 Ohio Martha 28 F - Ills. Jabez 17 M - " Mary 15 F - " Attended school Emma Whitney 10 F - Ills. Attended school George 8 M - " Attended school Frederick 5 M - " Ella 7/12 F - "

25 26 Whitney, John W. 49 M W Farmer $600 $200 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha J. 48 F W Keeping House Illinois -----, Geo. W. 17 M W Farm Laborer Illinois -----, Fred A. 14 M W Farm Laborer Illinois -----, Ella 11 F W Illinois -----, William T. 6 M W Minnesota Towler, Daisey 3 F W Minnesota

Whitney, Jno. W. 10 70 -- 400 5 10 -- -- 1 -- -- -- 4 35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- / -- -- -- 100 -- -- -- -- 100 -- -- 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 300

John W. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W OH Farmer ME ME Martha J. WHITNEY 58 Wife F M W IL Keeping House KY TN William H. WHITNEY 18 Son M S W MN At School IL IL John R. TOWLER 9 GCh M S W MN At School IL IL Daisey B. TOWLER 13 GCh F S W MN At School IL IL Oscar TOWLER 7 GCh M S W MN IL IL Minnie TOWLER 5 GCh F S W MN IL IL Rachael RIGGIN 38 Moth F W W TN SCOT MD Nancy A. BARNETT 50 Oth F W W IL Boarder SC VA

References

  • Census records.

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