Family:Whitney, Josiah (1791-1869)

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Josiah6 Whitney (Josiah5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Josiah5 and Mary (Loomis) Whitney, was born 1 May 1791, East Granville, MA, was baptized 23 Jun 1791, Granville, MA,[1] and died 7 Oct 1869, Rootstown, OH.

He married, 28 May 1818, Almira Ellsworth, daughter of Calvin and Dolly (Lovejoy) Ellsworth. She was born 7 Jun 1803, East Windsor, CT, and died 14 Jan 1884, Rootstown, OH.

He spent 18 months in the army during the 1812 war. Went to Ohio 1815 in which state he remained until his death. He resided in Rootstown, OH.

Children of Josiah6 and Almira (Ellsworth) Whitney, all born Rootstown, OH:

i. Flavel J.7 Whitney, b. 31 May 1819; d. 8 Feb 1882, Buffalo Prairie, IL; m. 7 Jun 1847, Louisa Ann Norton.
ii. Albert R. Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1821; m.(1) Betsey Case; m.(2) Lydia Hogan.
iii. Lucius E. Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1822; d. 4 Dec 1890; m. 31 Dec 1848, Lucretia R. Eatinger; res. Rootstown, OH.
iv. Jonas E. Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1825; d. 20 Aug 1863, Helena, AR, of disease contracted while in the civil war in Co. B, 126th Illinois Volunteers.
v. Artemitia Almeda Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1828, Rootstown, OH; d. 10 Feb 1904, Northampton, MA, aged 75 years 9 months 26 days, of lobar pneumonia and paralysiss agitans;[2] m. 17 Oct 1853, Edward Lewis Clark; res. Leeds, MA.
vi. Charles W., b. 31 Dec 1835; m. 11 Oct 1866, Henrietta S. Deming; was in the civil war in Co. I, 104th Ohio Regiment.
vii. Mary Dolly Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1840; teacher; d. after 1880, then unmarried; res. Rootstown, OH.

Census

256 276 Josiah Whitney 59 M - Farmer $1000 Mass. Elmina " 46 F - Conn. Artimesia " 22 F - Ohio Charles W. " 14 M - do Attended school Mary D. " 9 F - do

2019 2019 Frederick J. Whitney 31 M - Teacher $400 Ohio James C. 24 " - Carpenter " Louisa N. 27 F - N.Y. Herbert F. 2 M - Ill.

"Frederick" is an error for "Flavel", and "James" is an error for "Jonas".

141 147 Josiah Whitney 69 M - Farmer $1500 $350 Mass. Almyra 57 F - Conn. Charles 24 M - " $300 Ohio Mary D. 19 F - C.S. Teacher $200 " Olliel E. Whitney 18 M - Day Laborer " Attended school Newell H. 16 M - " Attended school

Note: Olliel E. (Ohel Edward) and Newell L. are Josiah and Almira's grandsons. Their parents were Albert R. and Betsy Case.

987 964 Flavel J. Whitney 41 M - Farmer 2500 1520 O. Louisa Ann " 36 M - N. Yk. Herbert F. " 12 M - Ills. Attended school Albert J. " 6 M - Do Attended school Perry M. " 3 M - Do Emma L. " 4/12 F - Do Jonas E. Whitney 32 M - Farmer & Carpenter 600 350 O. Alonzo Reed 38 M - Farm Laborer 100 N. Yk.

113 118 James Moulton 44 M - Farmer $3200 $1000 Mass. Ann " 55 F - Va. Mary Jane " 22 F - C.S. Teacher Ohio Lafayette " 20 M - " Attended school Adelade " 16 F - " Attended school Hannaman " 11 M - " Attended school Lucius Whitney 37 M - Farmer $3200 $725 " Lecretia " 35 F - " Emma 10 F - [Ohio] Attended school Arvina 9 M - [Ohio] Attended school

  • [[Archive:1870 Census Extracts, Ohio, Portage County#15|1870, Rootstown, Portage Co., OH]:

49 51 Whitney, Almira 67 F W $2000 $960 Connecticut -----, Mary 29 F W Keeping house Ohio

137 139 Whitney, Charles 34 M W Farm laborer $800 $400 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Henrietta S. 34 F W Keeping house Ohio

Almira WHITNEY 76 Self F W W CT Keeping House CT CT Mary WHITNEY 39 Dau F S W OH MA CT

Chas. M. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W OH Farmer MA CT Henrietta S. WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W OH Keeping House CT CT

References

1.^  "Joshia [Whitney], s. Joshia and w., bp. June 23, 1791. C.R.1." according to Vital Records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914}.

2.^  "Artemesia Almeda (Whitney) [Clark], widow, d. 10 Feb 1904, aged 75 years 9 months 26 days, res. West St., Leeds, b. Rootstown, OH, dau. of Josiah Whitney (b. Granville) and Almira Ellsworth (b. Ellington, CT), wid. of Edward Lewis Clark, of lobar pneumonia and paralysis agetans, according to Northampton, Massachusetts, Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/75 (death), page 38.


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