Family:Whitney, Myron F. (1840-1900)
Myron F. Whitney, (William, Benjamin, Samuel Kellogg, Benjamin), son of William and Hannah Metcalf (St. John) Whitney, was born 9 Feb 1840, [prob. Sharon,] CT, and died 11 May 1900, Sharon, CT. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT.
He married firstly, 14 Nov 1864, Sharon, CT, Mary J. Lucas, both "of Sharon". She was born about 1841, CT, and died 20 Sep 1868, Sharon, CT, aged 27 years. She was buried in Ellsworth Burying Ground, Sharon, CT.
He married secondly, before 1875, Mary J. Beebe. She was born 2 Apr 1845, CT, and died 11 Apr 1929. She was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT.
Children of Myron F. and Mary J. (Lucas) Whitney:
i. Edwin Lucas Whitney, b. Aug 1868, CT; m. Ida Alelia Bostwick.
Children of Myron F. and Mary J. (Beebe) Whitney:
ii. Jennie Whitney, b. Jul 1875, Sharon, CT; d. 8 Apr 1955, Sharon, CT; bur. Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT; m. Charles Vosburgh. iii. Lena A. Whitney, b. Sep 1879, Sharon, CT; d. 30 Apr 1930, Sharon, CT; bur. Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT; m. Edward Everett.
1870 U.S. Census, Connecticut, Litchfield County, Sharon, page 20: 168 174 Rowley, Charles 33 M W Butcher $500 Connecticut Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 34 F W Keeping House Connecticut Illiterate -----, Edward W. 9 M W At school Connecticut Attended school, Illiterate -----, Maggie 7 F W At school Connecticut Attended school, Illiterate -----, Albert 3 M W Connecticut Whitney, Myron 31 M W Butcher $500 Connecticut Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 Gordon, Charles 18 M W Clerk in store New York Illiterate White, Hellen M. 23 F W House Keeper Connecticut Illiterate
NOTE: Apparently the enumerator marked the literacy columns for those who could read, instead of those who couldn't.
339 342 Whitney, William 55 M W Farmer $3500 $1000 Connecticut -----, Hannah 55 F W Keeping House Connecticut -----, Edwin S. 1 M W Connecticut King, Vincent 16 M W Farm Laborer Connecticut Birdsell, Washin M. 38 M W Carpenter $800 $200 New York Burns, Charles 21 M W Carpenter New York
Son Edwin was living with his grandparents.
Myron F. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W CT Horse Dealer CT CT Mary J. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT NJ Edwin L. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W CT At School CT CT Jennie WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W CT CT CT Lena WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W CT CT CT Aledia BARHYTE 14 Oth F S W NY Domestic Servant NY NY Ebenezer THOMPSON 34 Oth M S W NY Horse Dealer NY NY James DOYLE 25 Oth M S W CT Clerk In Store ENG NJ
444 460 Whitney, Mary J. Head W F Apr 1850 50 wid 2ch 2liv Connecticut Connecticut New Jersey Owns free house -----, Jennie A. Dau W F Jul 1876 24 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Lena A. Dau W F Sep 1879 20 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut
- Census records.