Family:Whitney, Moses Sawyer (1826-1863)

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Moses Sawyer6 Whitney (Silas6, Joshua5, Eleazer4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Silas6, was born 13 Jan 1826, Henniker, NH,[1] and died 8 May 1863, in Civil War, aged 37 years; monument in Wells Cemetery, Canaan, NH, but buried in Davenport, IA.

He married, before 1853, Mary Hoyt. She was born about 1823, NH, and died 12 Oct 1883, Chickasaw Co., IA. She married secondly, between 1863 and 1870, Joseph Straw.

They resided Deerfield, IA.

Child of Moses Sawyer6 and Mary (Hoyt) Whitney:

i. Carlos8 Whitney, b. ca. 1853, IA; d. after 1860.
ii. Lincoln D. Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1861, IA; d. 12 Apr 1944, Los Angeles, CA; m. 1900, Eliza (Biggs) Johnstone. No children appear in census records.

Census

1182 1236 Silas Whitney 62 M - Farmer $800 N.H. Sally " 62 F - " Moses S. " 24 M - " " Bela B. " 31 M - " $700 " Louisa " 28 F - " Emely L. " 1 F - "

377 323 Moses S. Whitney 35 M - Farmer $400 $200 New Hampshire Mary " 37 F - Do Carlos " 7 M - Iowa Attended school Mary Hoyt 61 F - N.H.

58 58 Straw, Joseph 43 M W Farmer $4000 $1000 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 47 F W House Keeper New Hampshire Whitney, Lincolin 8 M W At Home Iowa

Joseph STRAW 55 Self M M W N.H. Farmer N.H. N.H. Mary STRAW 57 Wife F M W N.H. Keeps House N.H. N.H. Lincoln WHITNEY 18 SSon M W IOWA Works On Farm N.H. N.H. Sally STRAW 82 Moth F W N.H. At Home N.H. N.H.

162 162 Whitney, L. D. Head W M Aug 1861 38 sgl Iowa New Hampshire New Hampshire Farmer, Owns free farm Bowers, Bert Srvt W M Jun 1870 29 mar 8 Iowa Pennsylvania Wisconsin Farm laborer -----, Sophia Hskp W F Sep 1863 36 mar 8 1ch 1liv Illinois Germany Germany House keeper -----, Henry Son W M Apr 1887 13 sgl Missouri Iowa Illinois At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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