Family:Whitney, Peter Isaac (1810-1881)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Peter Isaac8 Whitney (Zerah7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Zerah7 and Jane (Demond) Whitney, was born 5 Oct 1810, Danby, NY, and died 1881, Rock Falls, IL.

He married, 21 Oct 1835, Clarence, NY, Betsey Porter, dau. of James and Phebe (Fairchild) Porter. She was born Aug 1819, Clarence, NY, and died after 1880.

He resided Rock Falls, IL.

Phoenix says the following:

"Peter Isaac Whitney, b. at Danby, N. Y., 5 Oct 1810; agent for patent medicines; married at Clarence, N.Y., 20 Oct. 1835, Betsey Porter, who was born in Clarence, Aug. 1819, dau. of James and Phebe (Fairchild) Porter. He has lived at Clarence Hollow, and Williamsville, N.Y.; at Thornapple, Cascade, and Plainfield, Mich.; at Marion, Ill.; and dwelt at Rock Falls, Ill., in 1874."

Children of Peter Isaac8 and Betsey (Porter) Whitney:

i. Zerah Peter Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1836, Clarence Hollow, NY; m. Charlotte C. McKenney.
ii. James Porter Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1838; m. Anna Grumman.
iii. Phebe Jane Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1839, Williamsville, NY; m. Mathew Ritchie Adams, b. 26 Aug 1829, Ross Co., OH; resided Rock Falls, IL.
iv. William Bevins Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1842; m. Lovina McBride.
v. Edwin Emerson9 Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1843; m. Harriett L. Button; resided Rock Falls, IL.
vi. Helen Amelia Whitney, b. 14 Mar 1846, Plainfield, MI; "Nellie A." m. 24 May 1869, Sterling, IL (recorded at Worcester, MA), Pliny Lyon, b. 14 Nov 1819, Augusta, ME, son of Samuel and Polly (-----) Lyon;[1] resided Worcester, MA, New Boston, NH, and Greenville, CT.
vii. Julius Jerome Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1847, Cascade, MI; d. 15 Feb 1924, Rock Falls, IL; m. Anna E. Geldner; resided Rock Falls, IL. (FindAGrave Memorial 176235199)
viii. Horace Monson Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1850, Cascade, MI; d. 25 --- 1854, Cascade, MI; buried at Whitneyville, MI.
ix. Fanny Mary Lorana Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1852, Cascade, MI; m. George Canning, b. 7 Sep 1845, MI; resided Rock Falls, IL.
x. Elizabeth Isadore Whitney, b. 15 Nov 1856, Cascade, MI; m. 19 Sep 1872, Coloma, IL, Frederick Thomas Yeoward, b. 18 Feb 1840, Canada; resided s. p. Rock Falls, IL.
xi. May Whitney, b. 15 May 1859, Marion, IL; resided home.
xii. Parley Artemas Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1862, Marion, IL; resided home.

Census

1376 1376 Peter J. Whitney 41 M - Far. $800 N.Y. Betsey " 31 F - " Zera " 12 M - " Attended school James P. " 11 M - " Attended school Phebe J. " 9 F - " Attended school William B. " 8 M - Mich. Attended school Edwin E. " 6 M - " Attended school Hellen E. " 4 F - " Attended school Julius J. " 2 M - " Horace M. " 1/12 M - "

1182 1096 Peter J. Whitney 49 M - Farmer 100 N.Y. Betsey " 40 F - " Phebe J. " 26 F - " Hellen A. " 14 F - Mich. Attended school Wm. H. " 18 M - " Julius " 11 M - " Attended school Fannie " 7 F - " Attended school Libbie " 5 F - " Attended school May " 3 F - Ill.

84 91 Whitney, Peter 60 M W Work in Agl. Implements Manufactory $500 $250 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Betsey 52 F W Keeping House " -----, Julius 21 M W Work in Manufactory of Agl. Implements Mich. Male citizen over 21 -----, Libbie 16 F W At Home " -----, May 13 F W " " Ill. -----, Parley 8 M W Attdg. school " Attended school

P. I. WHITNEY 69 Self M M W NY Constable NY NY Betsy WHITNEY 60 Wife F M W NY NY NY May WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W IL Keeping House NY NY

A. WOODFORD 64 Self M M W NY Farmer CT CT Mary C. WOODFORD 59 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY VT B. F. WOODFORD 24 Son M M W NY Farming NY NY Lillie WOODFORD 22 DauL F M W NY Keeping House NY --- Nellie WOODFORD 5 GDau F S W IL NY NY Frank PAYSON 18 Oth M S W IL Farm Hand NY NY Parley WHITNEY 19 Oth M S W IL Farm Hand NY NY

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 324.


Copyright © 2006, 2009, 2017, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group

Personal tools