Family:Whitney, Joseph Edgar (1824-1869)

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Joseph Edgar7 Whitney (Thaddeus6, Enos5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Thaddeus6 and Thirza (Washburn) Whitney, was born 16 Jul 1824, Gibson, PA, and died 12 Dec 1869, Gibson, PA, aged 45 years of typhoid fever,[1] and he was buried in the First Gibson Cemetery.

He married, 8 Dec 1847, Gibson, PA, Eliza Ann Parmenter, daughter of William and Darinda (Bennett) Parmenter. She was born 21 Jun 1825, Gibson, PA, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They settled in Gibson . . . . She was living at Gibson in March 1874. He has held the offices of constable, collector, and supervisor of Gibson."

Children of Joseph Edgar7 and Eliza Ann (Parmenter) Whitney, all born Gibson, PA:

i. Wakeman Irving8 Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1848; probably m.(1) Elizabeth Wood; m.(2) Matilda -----.
ii. Ella Adelia Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1851; a teacher; was living there, at Smiley post-office, in 1880, unmarried; m. ca. 1882, Fred S. Williams.
iii. William Monroe Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1854; d. 31 Dec 1865, Gibson, PA, where he was buried in the First Gibson Cemetery.
iv. Arletta Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1857; and was living there, at Smiley post-office, in 1900.
v. Myrta May Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1862; and was living there, at Smiley post-office, in 1880.
vi. Harley Edgar Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1865; and was living there, at Smiley post-office, in 1880; m. ca. 1899, Myrtle Pierce; lived Oneonta, NY, in 1900.

Census

66 67 Joseph Edgar Whitney 26 M - Farmer $700 Pa. Eliza Ann " 23 F - Do Elbert " 1 M - Do

1319 1288 J. E. Whitney 36 M - Farmer $2500 $1300 Pa. E. A. " 35 F - " M. G. " 16 F - " W. " 11 M - " E. " 9 F - " W. " 6 M - " A. " 3 F - " 1289 D. Parmeter 67 F - $2000 N.Y. C. " 28 M - Pa.

38 36 Whitney, Eliza 45 F W Keeping house $3500 $1300 Penna. Wake 21 M " Works on farm " Male citizen over 21 Ella 18 F " " Pretta 13 " " At School " Attended school Myrtie 7 " " " " Attended school Harlley 4 M " " Palmeter, Calvin 39 " " Carpenter " Male citizen over 21

Eliza A. WHITNEY 54 Self F W W PA Keeping House VT NY Ella WHITNEY 29 Dau F S W PA School Teacher PA PA Lettie WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W PA School Teacher PA PA Mertie WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W PA At Home PA PA Harley WHITNEY 14 Son M S W PA Farmer PA PA

50 52 Williams, Fred S. Head W M Sep 1852 47 mar 18 New York New York Pennsylvania Farmer, Owns free farm " Ella A. Wife W F Mar 1851 49 mar 18 4ch 3liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania " Harley F. Son W M Jan 1886 14 sgl Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania Farm Laborer " Callie P. Son W M Nov 1887 12 sgl Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania " " " Ruth E. Dau W F Apr 1892 8 sgl Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania Parmenter, Calvin Brdr W M May 1831 69 sgl Pennsylvania Vermont New York Whitney, Letta Brdr W F Feb 1857 43 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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