Family:Whitney, Lorenzo Dow (1813-a1880)

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Lorenzo Dow7 Whitney (Ira6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Ira6 and Judith (Flood) Whitney, was born 8 Feb 1813, Colchester, VT, and died after 1880.

He married firstly, Melinda/Belinda Reynolds. She was born about 1825, ME, and died May 1852, Fletcher, VT.

He married secondly, 1854, Mahala Dike, daughter of Elisha and Betsey (Hendrick) Dike. She was born 1825, Sterling, VT, and died 25 Apr 1871, Charleston, VT.

Phoenix says the following:

"... a stone-mason .... They lived in Fletcher, East Fairfield, Fairfield, and Charleston, Vt., in the last of which she died, 25 Ap. 1871. He was living at North Wolcott, Vt., in 1874."

Children of Lorenzo Dow7 and Melinda (Reynolds) Whitney:

i. Elvira Melinda8 Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1843, Bakersfield, VT; d. 16 Feb 1873, Richmond, VT; m. Jun 1861, Charles Wesley Hill. He was living at Richmond in Jul 1874.
ii. Henry Dow Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1845, Fletcher, VT; m. Harriet Clarina Reynolds.
iii. Alvin James Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1847, Fletcher, VT; m.(1) Charlotte Brown Fisher; m.(2) Lizzie E. Scribner.
iv. Julia Ann Whitney, b. May 1850, Fletcher, VT; was living at Sheldon, VT, in 1873. By Andrew Hale she had an illegitimate son:
a. Ellery R.9 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1868, Hyde Park, VT.[1]
v. Mary Eleanor Whitney, b. 8 May 1852, Fletcher, VT; d. 11 Jul 1874, East Charlestown, VT, of consumption; m. 15 Jun 1872 or 25 Jul 1872, Charleston, VT, Edwin Dyer Allyn, of Charlestown, VT, son of Alpha and Adelaide (Nash) Allyn.[2]

Children of Lorenzo Dow7 and Mahala (Dike) Whitney:

vi. Elbert S.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1852, Fletcher, VT; m. 1 Jan 1874, Fletcher, VT, Betsey A. Burdick, dau. of Cornelius and Caroline (White) Burdick.[3]
vi. Ira L. W. Whitney, b. Sep 1855, Fletcher, VT; m.(1) Victoria E. Scribner; m.(2) Edna Burdick.
vii. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1858, Fletcher, VT;[4] d. aft. 1860, and apparently bef. 1870.
viii. Luther D. Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1859, Fletcher, VT; m. Hersa Jane Tinker.
ix. Lucy Ann Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1862, East Fairfield, VT; m. 9 Sep 1878, Fletcher, VT, Silas Flood, son of Alonzo and Martha (Reynolds) Flood.[5]
s. George Huyler Whitney, b. 17 May 1867, Fairfield, VT;[6] unmarried.

Census

50 50 Lorenzo Whitney 30 M - Laborer Vt. Belinda " 25 F - Maine Elvira " 7 F - Vt. Attended school Henry " 5 M - " Attended school Alvin " 3 M - " Julia A. " 4/12 F - "

881 167 Alonzo Whitney 45 M - Laborer $75 Vermont Mahala " 35 F - " Henry " 16 M - " Alvin " 14 M - " Jessie " 12 F - " Eleanor " 8 F - " Ira " 5 M - " Sarahann " 2 F - " Infant " 5/12 M - " Caroline A. Foster 18 F - Domestic "

2 2 Whitney, Lorenzo D. 55 M W Farm Laborer Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mahala 44 F W Keeping House " -----, Ira L. 14 M W At Home " Attended school -----, Luther 10 M W " " Attended school -----, Lucy A. 8 F W " " Attended school -----, George H. 3 M W " "

Poor House 102 105 Laselle, Luther 61 M W Overseer of Poor $13600 $2500 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sabra 60 F W Keeping house " Whitney, Julia 20 F W Domestic servt. " -----, Elery 2 M W At home " Scofield, Rachel 26 F W Domestic servt. " -----, Anna 2 F W At home " -----, Amanda 1 F W " " Trowbridge, David 45 M W Pauper Ireland Parents foreign born [and 51 more paupers]

138 154 Hill, Westley C. 31 M W Blacksmith $700 $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Alvira 27 F W Keeping House " -----, Perley W. 7 M W At Home " Attended school -----, Ransom H. 5 M W " " Attended school -----, Lovell A. 4 M W " " Attended school -----, Emma M. 1 F W " " Whitney, Mary E. 18 F W Domestic Servant "

Ira WHITNEY 24 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Victoria WHITNEY 19 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH VT Leon H. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W VT VT VT Lorenzo WHITNEY 65 Fath M W W VT Farm Laborer VT VT

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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