Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1814-1881)

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Jonathan7 Whitney (Moses6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Joseph6 and Phebe (Schoonover) Whitney, was born 11 Mar 1814, NY, a twin, and died 22 Dec 1881, probably in Farmersburg, IN. He is buried in Miner Cemetery, Keller, Vigo Co., IN.

He married firstly, 12 Oct 1834, Nancy Price, daughter of John and Nelly (Webb) Price. She was born 14 Aug 1815, IN, and died 25 Jun 1872, Riley, IN. She is buried in Miner Cemetery, Keller, Vigo Co., IN.

He married secondly, before 1880, Phebe S. (Lovelace) Hodges, daughter of Benjamin and Johanna (Sparks) Lovelace. She was born 2 Mar 1827, Jefferson Co., KY, and died 18 Dec 1906, Thorn Grove, Knox Co., TN. She is buried in Little Flock Cemetery, Shelburn, Sullivan Co., IN. She had married firstly, before 1845, Harden Hodges (1824-1860).

Children of Jonathan7 and Nancy (Price) Whitney:

i. Henry8 Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1835, IN; m.(1) Ruth Tobey; m.(2) Mary Romine (Langel) Whitehead.
ii. Rachel Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1838, Vigo Co., IN; d. 11 Mar 1844, Vigo Co., IN; bur. Miner Cemetery, Keller, Vigo Co., IN.
iii. Riley Whitney, b. ca. 1843, IN; d. after 1920; m. 30 Jan 1873, Sullivan Co., IN, Laura A. Bennett.
iv. Sarah E. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, IN. Not in family in 1860 or 1880.
v. William F. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, IN. Not in family in 1880.

Census

48 48 Jonathan Whitney 36 M - Farmer $400 New York Nancy " 35 F - Indiana Illiterate Henry " 15 M - " Attended school Riley " 7 M - "

950 916 Jomathan Whitney 46 M - Farmer $1200 $800 Ind. Illiterate Nancy " 45 F - " Illiterate Riley " 16 M - Farmer "

79 79 Whitney, John 56 M W Farmer $1833 $1145 New York Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 Nancy 54 F W Keeping house Indiana Riley 27 M W Farming Indiana Male citizen over 21 Sarah E. 16 F W Indiana Attended school William F. 9 M W Indiana Attended school

Jonathon WHITNEY 66 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Phebe WHITNEY 53 Wife F M W KY Keeping House KY KY

41 41 Whitney, Phebe S. Head W F Mar 1827 73 wid 8ch 7liv Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Owns free house

References

  • Census records.

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