Family:Whitney, Russell Velasco (1832-1904)

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Russell Velasco9 Whitney (Torrey8, Moses7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Torrey8 and Betsey (Lamb) Whitney, was born 29 Jan 1832, Gibson, PA, and died 2 Jul 1904, Jackson, PA. He was buried in North Jackson Cemetery, Jackson, PA.[1]

He married, 24 Dec 1852, Melissa Catherine Wheaton. She was born 15 Jun 1830, and died after 1880.

Russell Velasco Whitney is a farmer in Thompson, PA. For some time he was in the grocery business with his son-in-law at Susquehanna, PA. During the war was Sergeant in the 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry; resided Thompson, PA.

Civil War: Sgt., Co. B, 17th PA Cavalry.
Served: 9/21/1862-3/13/1863.
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate.

Children of Russell Velasco9 and Melissa C. (Wheaton) Whitney:

i. Ella A.10 Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1854; m. 15 Jun 1879, Edwin J. Mathews, b. 13 Mar 1854. Is a marble dealer in Susquehanna, PA; is Superintendent of the M. E. Sunday school.
Ch.: Ruth E., b. 15 Mar 1884; Ina L., b. 24 Sep 1889.
ii. William M. Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1855; m. Ida E. Hamlin.
iii. Edwin S. Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1862; m. Emma E. Larrabee.

Census

1587 1546 Torrey Whitney 66 M - Farmer $1000 $800 Vt. C. " 63 F - " R. V. " 29 M - Farmer $1000 $800 Pa. C. M. " 30 F - " Ella " 6 F - " Wm. " 4 M - "

114 111 Whitney, R. V. 38 M " Farmer $6000 $2600 " Male citizen over 21 C. N. 38 F " Keeping house " Ella 16 " " " Attended school Willie 14 M " " Attended school Edwin 8 " " At school " Attended school Torrey 76 " " " Male citizen over 21

Veloseo R. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W PA Farmer VT VT Catherine WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W PA Keeping House VT VT Willie M. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W PA Farm Laborer PA PA Catherine PENTICOST 17 Oth F S W ENG Servant ENG ENG Ella A. MATTHEWS 26 Oth F M W PA PA PA

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #106030055, Sgt. Russell V. Whitney.


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