Family:Whitney, Marcus (1812-a1880)

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Marcus Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1812, NY, and died after 1880, MI.

He married, 22 Dec 1839, Fayette Co., IL, Vashti Ellen Sapp,[1] daughter of Joseph Marlin and Elizabeth (Starner) Sapp. She was born about 1819, Knox Co., OH, and died about 1845, IL.

He married secondly, before 1854, Amanda -----. She was born about 1820, NY, and died between 1860 and 1866.

He "Marcus N." married thirdly, 9 Sep 1866, Eaton Co., MI, Jane (Campbell) Sprague.[2] She was born about 1825, NY, and died 2 Nov 1868, Walton, MI.[3] She had married firstly, 19 Jul 1845, Oakland Co., MI, Martin Sprague.[4]

He married fourthly, 16 Sep 1871, Delhi, MI, Malinda Florence.[5] She was born about 1825, NY, and died after 1880.

Children of Marcus and Vashti Ellen (Sapp) Whitney:

i. Russell B. Whitney, b. Sep 1840, IL; m.(1) Emma A. Wood; m.(2) Anna Shalier; m.(3) Alice (Beverleigh) Hey; m.(4) Augusta May (Rehrdantz)(Graves) Lewis.
ii. Melissa Jennie Whitney, b. Apr 1843, IL; "Jennie M." m. 28 Dec 1865, Calhoun Co., MI, William G. Hudson.[6]
iii. Evaline Susan Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1845, IL; d. 4 Apr 1887, Walton, MI; "E. S." m. 12 Sep 1861, Eaton Co., MI, Alfred Allen.[7]

Children of Marcus and Amanda (-----) Whitney:

iv. Charlotte Delora Whitney, b. ca. 1854, Springport, MI; "Delora" m. 20 Sep 1870, Olivet, MI, Weird H. CloW.[8]
v. Marion J. Whitney, b. ca. 1856, MI; d. aft. 1870.

Children of Marcus and Jane (Campbell)(Sprague) Whitney:

vi. Gordis L. Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1868, Eaton Co., MI;[9] d. 19 May 1956; bur. Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, MI;[10] m. 29 Aug 1894, Charlotte, MI, Edith L. Babcock, dau. of R. E. and Emma J. (Jockett) Babcock, b. ca. 1872, MI.[11]

Children of Marcus and Melinda (Florence) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

1127 1151 Marcus Whitney 38 M - Farmer $500 N.Y. Russell " 9 M - Ill. Attended school Malissa " 8 F - Ill. Susan " 6 F - "

599 581 Marcus Whiting 48 M - Farmer $2000 $740 New York Amanda " 40 F - " Russel B. " 19 M - Farm Laborer Illinois Melissa J. " 18 F - " Attended school Evaline S. " 16 F - " Attended school Charlotte D. " 6 F - Michigan Attended school Marion J. " 4 M - " Attended school Deborah Barnum 68 F - New York Illiterate

228 228 Whitney, Marcus 58 M W Farmer $2500 $850 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Delora 16 F W At home Michigan -----, Marion J. 14 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Gordis 2 M W " 229 -----, Ressel B. 29 M W Farm Laborer $200 Illinois Male citizen over 21 -----, Annie 20 F W Keeping house Germany Parents foreign born -----, Charlie 3 M W Michigan Mother foreign born -----, Zoela 1 F W " Mother foreign born

Marcus WHITNEY 68 Self M M W NY Farmer MA NY Melinda WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NY Keeping House VT VT Gordius L. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MI At Home NY MI

References

  • Census Records.

1.^  Illinois, Marriage Records, Part 1| and Illinois, Marriage Records, Part 2.

2.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

4.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

5.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, from FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

7.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

8.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

9.^  Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995, from FamilySearch.org.

10.^  Find A Grave Memorial #62319947, Gordis L. Whitney.

11.^  Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995, from FamilySearch.org.


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