Family:Whitney, Lewis Dwight (1827-a1880)

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Lewis Dwight8 Whitney (Levi Taylor7, William6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Levi Taylor7 and Elizabeth Lyman (Clark) Whitney, was born 17 Jan 1827, Northampton, MA, and died after 1880.

He married, 5 Dec 1847, Montpelier, VT, Luranda Rosina Billings,[1] daughter of Rufus and Hannah (Gordon) Billings. She was born 26 Mar 1825, Windsor, VT, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says:

". . . a lumber-manufacturer; . . . . They dwelt at Montpelier till 13 Oct. 1848; at Warren till 10 March 1856; at Barton, Vt., till Jan. 1851; at Warren again, till 23 Oct. 1873; and then settled at Lincoln, Vt., where they were living in Oct. 1874."

Children of Lewis Dwight8 and Luranda Rosina (Billings) Whitney:

i. Luella Edwina9 Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1848, Warren, VT; "Ellen E." m. 29 Mar 1866, Rochester or Warren, VT, James Edward Cass,[2] b. 27 Jan 1846, Warren, VT, son of James E. and Emily (Bisby) Cass;[3] dwelt at Warren till 1875; and then settled at Middlebury, VT, where they were still living in Sep 1877.
ii. Elma Elizabeth Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1851, Warren, VT; m. 16 Mar 1870, Waitsfield or 16 Mar 1871, Warren, VT, Dennis Forester Hawks, son of Benjamin and Mary Jane (Bagley) Hawks;[4] they were living at Lincoln, VT, in Sep 1877.
iii. Flora Letitia Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1855, Warren, VT; m. 28 Oct 1875, Rochester, VT, William Addison Minor, son of William and Lemi. (-----) Miner;[5] they were living at Warren in Sep 1877.

Census

147 147 Rufus Billing 65 M - Farmer $600 Vt. Hanah " 67 F - " Lewis Whitney 22 M - Labourer " Luranda " 23 F - " Luciller " 2 F - "

1050 1068 Lewis D. Whitney 33 M - Mason $500 $125 Massachusetts Lorenda " 34 F - Vermont Luella E. " 11 F - do Attended school Elma " 8 F - do Attended school Flora " 5 F - do Attended school Charles Smith 13 M - do Attended school

138 147 Whitney, L. D. 43 M W Farmer $3500 $1011 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 Whitney, L. R. 44 F W Keeping house Vermont -----, Elma 18 F W At home " -----, Flora 14 F W " " Attended school Johnson, Chas. 11 M W Massachusetts Attended school

Lewis WHITNEY 53 Self M M W VT Brick Mason & Plasterer MA MA Luranda WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT NH

  • 1900: Not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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