Family:Whitney, Lorenzo (1844-1930)

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Lorenzo7 Whitney (Walter6, Jonathan5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Walter6 and Louisiana (Edwards) Whitney, was born 3 Feb 1844, Skinner's Eddy, PA, and died after 1930.

He married, 14 Apr 1870, Luzerne Co., PA, Mary Jeanette (Davenport) Whitney, daughter of Oliver and Liva (Ransom) Davenport. She was born 16 Mar 1840, Plymouth, PA, and died 21 May 1922, Wilkes-Barre, PA. She had married firstly, 10 Mar 1860, John Jefferson7 Whitney, his brother.

Children of Lorenzo7 and Mary Jeanette (Davenport)(Whitney) Whitney:

i. Livia D.8 Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1873, Luzerne Co., PA; m. George W. Chapman.
ii. Emily L. Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1877, Luzerne Co., PA; d. 1934; m. William D. Morris.

Census

1014 1039 Waldo Whitney 50 M - Farmer $3500 Pa. Losena " 43 F - " William " 26 M - Farmer " Ann " 25 F - " Wesley 23 M - Farmer " Emeline 19 M - " Losina 16 F - " Attended school John 14 M - " Attended school Lorenzo } twins 6 M - " Attended school Alonzo } 5 M - " Attended school

2264 2246 Walter Whitney 61 M - Farmer $3000 $800 Conn. Lucinda 54 F - Penna. Illiterate Lorenzo 17 M - Farm laborer do Attended school Alonzo 17 M - do do Attended school

15 15 Whitney, Louisiana 62 F W Keeping house $4000 -- Pa. -----, Lorenzo 26 M W Farming Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Alonzo 26 M W Invalid Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Gennete 34 F W At home Pa. -----, Harry O. 9 M W Pa. Attended school

Lorenzo WHITNEY 36 Self M M W PA Farmer CT NY Ghenett WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W PA House Keeping PA PA Eliza D. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W PA PA PA Emily L. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W PA PA PA Eva COMSTOCK 18 Oth F S W PA House Keeper PA PA John COMSTOCK 19 Oth M S W PA Farm Laborer PA PA

Whitney, Emily Head W F sgl -----, Lorenzo Fath W M mar -----, Mary J. Moth W F mar

, Lorenzo and Mary J. living with unmarried daughter Emily.

  • 1910, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., PA, Lorenzo and Jeanette living with daughter Emily and family.
  • 1920, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., PA, Lorenzo and Jeanette living with daughter Emily and husband.
  • 1930, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., PA, Lorenzo living with daughter Emily and husband.

References

  • Census records.

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