Family:Whitney, Joshua (1797-1850)

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Joshua6 Whitney (Joshua5, Joshua4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Sally (Cochran) Whitney, was born 26 Feb 1797, Addison, VT, and died 8 Nov 1850, Chautauqua Co., NY.

He married 6 Dec 1818, Addison, VT, Susanna Hinds,[1] daughter of John and Anna (-----) Hinds. She was born 29 Dec 1797, Hanover, NJ, and died 5 Feb 1853, OH.

He resided Addison, VT, and Chautauqua County, NY.

Children of Joshua6 and Susanna (Hinds) Whitney:

i. Sarah A.7 Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1820, Addison, VT; d. 10 Apr 1846.
ii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1823, Addison, VT; m. 29 Apr 1841, Hamilton Co., OH, Francis Davis Bridge.[2] They removed to IN by 1846, and Berrien Co., MI, by 1849.
iii. George William Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1825, Addison, VT; d. 15 Sep 1904, Leavenworth, KS, in the U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, of mitral insufficiency;[3] m. 24 Aug 1851, Butler Co., OH, Mary Jane Kyle.[4] His age was given as 78 in 1904, so born about 1826, NY, widowed. He served as a Private and Sergeant in Co. A, 15th Illinois Infantry, and was pensioned, certificate number 846,350.[5] He could be the George Whitney, aged 50, in the 1870 Census of Olathe, Johnson Co., KS, a railroad worker.
iv. Julia E. Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1835, Addison, VT; d. 12 Sep 1839.

Census

355 365 Joshua Whiting 52 M - Blacksmith Vermont Susan Whiting 51 F - N.J. George Whiting 24 M - Laborer Vermont

2468 2353 Geo. Whitny 36 M - Lawyer Vt. Mary J. " 28 F - Ohio

  • 1870, son George not found.
  • 1880, son George not found.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  "WHITNEY, Mary Elizabeth - Apr 29, 1841 - Hamilton Co., OH - BRIDGE, Fronick," according to Hamilton Co., OH, Marriage Records.

3.^  U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, from Ancestry.com.

4.^  Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, from FamilySearch.org.

5.^  Civil War Pension File, George William Whitney, Invalid Application #932,172, Certificate #846,350; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.


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