Family:Whitney, Luther (1825-a1910)

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Capt. Luther8 Whitney (Samuel7, Samuel6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Elsey (Evarts) Whitney, was born 19 Feb 1825, Keeseville, NY, and died after 1910.

He married firstly, 11 Feb 1846, Jane E. Bigelow, daughter of Erastus and Lavina (Rann) Bigelow. She was born 14 Mar 1827, NY, and died 3 Dec 1875.

He married secondly, 13 Sep 1876, Mary Emily Watson. She was born Jul 1843, NY, and died after 1910.

Luther Whitney was born on the old Whitney homestead at Keeseville, NY, where he resided until a few years ago, when he disposed of it. He was a farmer. Was captain in the state militia and often supervisor of his township; resided Keeseville, NY.

Children of Luther8 and Jane E. (Bigelow) Whitney:

i. Martha A.9 Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1847; m. 19 Sep 1866, Monkton, VT, George Adgate;[1] resided Sioux City, IA.
Ch.: George, b. 20 Mar 1870; Frederick Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1868; Phillip, b. 29 Dec 1871; d. 4 Sep 1872; Grace, b. 24 Nov 1877; Mary Cornelia, b. 17 Apr 1881; d. 2 Sep 1881.
ii. Fred Albert Whitney, b. early 1850; d. 19 Dec 1851.
iii. Edna Lucretia Whitney, b. ca. 1853, NY; d. 12 Nov 1857.
iv. Nellie Augusta Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1857; m. George N. Kingsland; resided Keeseville.
Ch.: Alfred, b. 12 Nov 1879; d. 2 Aug 1881.
v. Jennie Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1866; unmarried; resided Sioux City, IA.

Children of Luther8 and Mary Emily (Watson) Whitney:

vi. Susan Watson9 Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1881; unmarried; resided Keeseville.

Photos

Daughter Martha A. Whitney
Unknown Whitney or Bigelow man
Unknown Whitney or Bigelow woman
Unknown Whitney or Bigelow couple
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Census

3682 2491 Luther Whitney 25 M - Farmer $4000 [N.Y.] Jane 23 F - [N.Y.] Martha 3 F - [N.Y.] Albert 0 M - [N.Y.] Elsie 54 F - Ct. Samuel 39 M - N.Y. Joshua 15 M - [N.Y.] Attended school Peter Lobais 21 M - Lab. Ca. Helen Spear 18 F - N.Y. Lyman Whitney 22 M - Farmer [N.Y.]

305 Wood $400 365 Luther Whitney 30 M - - Essex 1 - 30 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Jane Whitney 28 F - Wife Essex 1 - 28 - - - - - - - - Martha Whitney 8 F - Chld Essex - - 8 - - - - - - - - Edna Whitney 2 F - Chld Essex - - 2 - - - - - - - - Elsie Whitney 59 F - Moth Conn. - 1 45 - - - - - - - - Samuel Whitney 44 M - Brot Essex - - 44 Farm 1 - - - - - Idiotic Sophia Labar 16 F - Srvt Canada - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - John Labar 20 M - Srvt Essex - - 20 Farm - - - - - - - Antrovin Bogeth 18 M - Srvt Canada - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - Samuel Devine 58 M - Brdr Conn. _ _ 30 Farm 1 - - - - - -

1499 1399 Luthar Whitney 35 M - Carpenter $4000 -- N.Y. Jane do 33 F - " Martha do 13 F - " Attended school Nelly do 3 F - " Joshua do 25 M - Lawyer " Louise Hanson 21 F - Servt. girl Norway William do 16 M - Lab. "

329 333 Whitney, Luther 44 M W Dock Builder $25000 $19000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 42 F W Keeping house N.Y. -----, Jenny 4 F W N.Y. -----, Nellie 13 F W Attending School N.Y. Attended school -----, Ellsie 74 F W At home Conn. Adgate, George 24 M W Merchant N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha 23 F W At home N.Y. -----, Frederick 2 M W N.Y. -----, George 4/12 M W N.Y. Born in Apr Haley, Hannah 15 F W Domestic Servt. Ireland Parents foreign born Calahan, Michael 14 M W " N.Y. Parents foreign born

Luther WHITNEY 55 Self M M W NY Contractor NY NY Mary E. WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY VT Jessica WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY Sarah CANE 35 Othe F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

169 188 Bigelow, Marion Head W F Oct 1826 73 wid 1ch 0liv New York Vermont Vermont Capitalist, Owns free house Whitney, Jennie Niec W F Feb 1866 34 sgl New York New York New York Stenographer hardware Ryan, Mary Srvt W F Nov 1860 39 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1886

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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