Family:Whitney, Newton (1828-1891)

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Newton7 Whitney (Nehemiah6, Walter5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Nehemiah6, was born 15 Mar 1828, Stamford, NY, and died 18 Apr 1891, Jackson, MI.

He married, 27 Aug 1851, Potsdam, NY, Jane Eliza McFarling, daughter of Alexander and Jane (Keachie) McFarling. She was born 7 Jun 1830, Mariatown near Morrisburg, Canada West, and died 26 Feb 1898, Jackson, MI.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a cutter and engraver of marble . . . . He lived in Potsdam for two years; in Ogdensburgh, N.Y., three years; in Lansing, Mich., sixteen years; and, in 1870, moved to Jackson, Mich., where they were living in Sept. 1874."

Children of Newton7 and Jane Eliza (McFarling) Whitney:

i. Emma Jane8 Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1852, Ogdensburgh, NY; and was living at Jackson, MI, in Sep 1874; m. 4 Jan 1888, Jackson, MI, Washington Reeder.
ii. Minnie Henrietta Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1855, Lansing, MI; and was living with her parents, at Jackson, MI, in Sep 1874; m. 21 Jan 1880, Jackson, MI, Kelmar W. Ely.
iii. Harriet Stilson Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1860, Lansing, MI; and was living with her parents, at Jackson, MI, in 1880.
iv. Elizabeth Hestaline Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1864, Lansing, MI; and was living with her parents, at Jackson, MI, in 1880; m. 17 Jun 1885, Jackson Co., MI, Benjamin C. Button.
v. George Newton Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1866, Lansing, MI; and was living with his parents, at Jackson, MI, in 1880; living 1900, Jackson, MI.

Census

135 148 Hiram Johnston 30 M - Shoemaker N.Y. Julia Do 30 F - N.Y. Hannah Do 8 F - N.Y. Attended school Charlotte Do 7 F - N.Y. Attended school Charles Do 4 M - N.Y. Attended school Sarah Johnston 2 F - N.Y. Charles P. Burns 23 M - Shoemaker N.Y. Newton Whitney 22 M - Do N.Y. Elisha Cleveland 19 M - Do N.Y. Oliver Do 17 M - Do N.Y.

409 398 Newton Whitney 31 M - Marble Worker $1000 $150 N.Y. Jane E. " 28 F - Tailoress Canada Emma J. " 7 F - N.Y. Attended school Minnie H. " 5 F - Mich. Attended school

440 417 Whitney, Newton 42 M W Marble Cutter $2500 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 " Janie E. 40 F W Keeping House Canada " Emma J. 17 F W At home New York Attended school " Minnie 15 F W " Michigan Attended school " Hattie 11 F W " " Attended school " Lizzie 6 F W " " " George 3 M W " " " Lyman 37 M W Marble Cutter New York Male citizen over 21 Porter, Etta 19 M W Clerk in Store "

Newton WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NY Marble Engineer NY NY Jane WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Hattie WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W MI At Home NY NY Lizzie WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W MI At Home NY NY George W. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W MI At School NY NY

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