Family:Whitney, Myron F. (1840-1900)

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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.[1]

He married firstly, 14 Nov 1864, Sharon, CT, Mary J. Lucas, both "of Sharon".[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]

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;[5] m. Charles Vosburgh.
iii. Lena A. Whitney, b. Sep 1879, Sharon, CT; d. 30 Apr 1930, Sharon, CT; bur. Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT;[6] m. Edward Everett.

Census

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

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #63633569, Myron F. Whitney.

2.^  "Myron F. [Whitney], farmer, ae 24, of Sharon, m. Mary J. LUCAS, ae 23, of Sharon, 14 Nov 1864, by Rev. Ira FERRIS," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Sharon 1:83.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #21700807, Mary J. Lucas Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #63633613, Mary J. Beebe Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #134043461, Jennie Whitney Vosburgh.

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #63633533, Lena A. Whitney Everett.


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