Family:Whitney, Micah (1803-1871)

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Micah7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Mary (Robinson) Whitney, was born 20 Oct 1803, and died 23 Jun 1871, Woodstock, CT.[1]

He married firstly, 28 Feb 1830, Woodstock, CT, Diantha Walker,[2] of Woodstock, CT, daughter of Uriah and Eunice (Chamberlain) Walker. She was born 14 Feb 1805, Woodstock, CT, and died 2 Nov 1849, Woodstock, CT, aged 44 years.[3][4]

He married secondly, 19 May 1850, Woodstock, CT, Elizabeth Chandler[5][6] "both of Thompson", daughter of Winthrop and Mary (Morse) Chandler. She was born 25 Oct 1815, Woodstock, CT, and died 7 Mar 1889.

He resided Woodstock, CT.

Children of Micah7 and Diantha (Walker) Whitney:

i. Abbie M.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1834, CT; d. after 1920, then unmarried; resided Attleborough Falls, MA.
ii. Edwin Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1835, Thompson, CT; m. Marietta Stanley Bailey.
iii. Charles Hammond Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1838, CT; m. Lydia A. Perry.
iv. George P. Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1839, CT; m. Lucy M. Lyon.
v. Marcus Chandler Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1851. He is a farmer and teacher; resided East Woodstock, CT.

Census

282 321 Michael Whitney 46 M - Farmer $2000 Woodstock, Ct. Betsey " 34 F - Thompson, " Abby M. " 16 F - Woodstock, " Attended school Edwin " 15 M - Thompson, " Attended school Charles " 13 M - " " Attended school George " 11 M - " " Attended school

1500 1683 Micah Whitney 55 M - Farmer $2000 $150 Conn. Elizabeth " 44 F - " Marcus P. " 8 M - " Attended school

1301 569 Renslear C. Coombs 65 M - Shoe Maker $1200 $150 Conn. Sarah A. Coombs 43 F - R.I. Susan Rawson 24 F - Weaver Conn. Abby Whitney 26 F - Do Do

This was his daughter Abbie.

47 88 Lucian Harris 50 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary Ann Harris 44 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Charles L. Harris 13 M - " S - - - - - 89 Charles H. Whitney 27 M - Connecticut M Shoemaker - - 1 1 - Lydia Whitney 26 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Charles Whitney 4 M - " S - - - - - Bertha Whitney 1 F - " - - - - - - Abbie M. Whitney 31 F - " S Housekeeper - - - - -

Abbie is living with her brother Charles.

564 736 Whitney, Micah 66 M W Farmer $2500 $400 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 54 F W Keeping house Conn. -----, Marcus 18 M W Works on farm Conn. -----, Abbie M. 36 F W At home Conn. Smith, George 17 M W Works on farm Conn.

Marcus WHITNEY 28 Self M S W CT Farmer CT CT Elizabeth WHITNEY 64 Moth F W W CT Keeping House MA CT

Edwin WHITNEY 44 Self M M W CT Jewelry Manufacturer CT CT Marietta WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W MA Keeping House RI MA Jennie V. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W MA At School CT MA Ellen D. WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W MA CT MA Abraham BAILEY 71 FatL M W W RI Farmer RI RI Abbie M. WHITNEY 46 SisL F S W CT Works In Jewelry Shop CT CT Margaret FITZGERALD 24 Oth F S W IRE Works In Jewelry Shop IRE IRE

This was his son Edwin and daughter Abbie.

31 34 Whitney, Edwin Head W M Nov 1835 64 mar 37 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mary E. Wife W F Jul 1842 57 mar 37 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts -----, Nellie D. Dau W F Jul 1870 29 sgl Massachusetts Connecticut Massachusetts Bookkeeper -----, Abbie M. Sist W F Feb 1833 67 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Packing room

Daughter Abbie is living with her brother Edwin.

References

1.^  "Micah [Whitney], d. 23 Jun 1871, ae 67," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 133.

2.^  "Micah [Whitney], m. Diantha WALKER, 28 Feb 1830," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 57.

3.^  "Diantha [Whitney], d. 2 Nov 1849 ae 44," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:276-277.

4.^  "Micah [Whitney], his w. [ ], d. 2 Nov 1849," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 87.

5.^  "Meshah (Micah) [Whitney], farmer, ae 46, of Woodstock, m. Elizabeth CHANDLER, ae 34, b. Thompson, 19 May 1850, by [Rev. Andrew DUNNING]," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:274-5. Also "b. of Thompson" according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Thompson 2:243.

6.^  "Micah [Whitney], m. Betsey CHANDLER, [ ] Jun 1850," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 88.


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