Family:Whitney, Thomas (1822-1877)

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Thomas7 Whitney (Cornelius6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Cornelius6 and Rhoda (Gould) Whitney, was born 29 Jan 1822, Mexico, NY, and died 27 Feb 1877, Rock Creek, CO.

He married, about 1842, Annie Jewell, daughter of James and Margaret (Dunn) Jewell. She was born 8 Nov 1821, NY, and died 16 Feb 1877, Rock Creek, CO.

He was a farmer. He resided Centerville, NY, Whiteside Co., IL (about 1865), Clay, IA, and Rock Creek, CO.

Children of Thomas7 and Annie (Jewell) Whitney:

i. Walter Jay8 Whitney, b. 1844 or 3 Mar 1847, Albion, NY; m. Harriett Ann Chase.
ii. George Wescott Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1847, Oswego Co., NY; m. Alice Castle.
iii. Cheaney Orley Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1852, Oswego Co., NY; m. Carrie B. Christensen.
iv. Mary Eliza Whitney, b. 13 Oct 1854, Centerville, NY; m. 17 Mar 1872, Z. T. Parker; resided New Liberty, IA. He was b. 22 Apr 1849.
Ch.: Rhoda, b. 28 Dec 1872, d. 7 Apr 1876; Nellie, b. 16 Dec 1874; Charles, b. 9 Mar 1877; Albert, b. 12 Jul 1879, d. 27 Apr 1880; Calvin, b. 17 Apr 1881; Grace, b. 2 Aug 1883; Katie, b. 25 May 1886; Emeline, b. 15 Sep 1888; Walter, b. 10 Feb 1891, d. 20 Feb 1891.
v. Nellie Adelia Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1857, NY; d. 28 Aug 1914, Audubon, IA; m. 28 Dec 1873, Shelby Co., IA, John McCaleb Bertram Clark; resided Marne, IA.
Ch.: Robert F.; Charles Thomas; Mary Isabelle; Carrie Maria, b. 1 Mar 1882, d. 26 Dec 1954, Atlantic, IA, m. 30 Jun 1916, Walter A. Kolb; John M.; Olie Eliza; Rockie Mildred; Addie May.[1]
vi. Frank D. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, NY; resided Colorado.

Census

314 321 Thomas Whitney 28 M - Laborer N.Y. Ann 28 F - " Walter J. 5 M - " Attended school George W. 2 M - " Russell 22 M - "

[8 ----- --] 9 Thomas A. Whitney 32 M - - Oswego 1 - 25 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Ann Whitney 33 F - Wife " 1 - 32 - - - - - - - - [W. J]ay Whitney 10 M - Chld " - - 10 - - - - - - - - [G.] W. Whitney 7 M - " " - - 7 - - - - - - - - [Che]ney Whitney 3 M - " " - - 3 - - - - - - - - Mary Whitney 8m F - Chld Oswego - - 8m - - - - - - - -

289 296 Thomas Whitney 37 F - N.Y. Anna " 37 F - do W. J. Whitney 15 M - do Attended school George " 12 M - do Attended school Cheney " 8 M - do Attended school Mary " 5 F - do Nelly " 3 F - do

24 22 Whitney, Thomas 46 M W Farmer $1660 $600 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna 46 F W Keeping House New York -----, Cheney 18 M W Farm Laborer New York Attended school -----, Mary 15 F W At home New York Attended school -----, Nellie 13 F W At home New York Attended school -----, Frank 10 M W At home New York Attended school

  • 1880, children not found.

References

1.^  "Biographical history of Shelby and Audubon counties, Iowa. Containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Harrison, with accompanying biographies of each; portraits and biographies of the governors of the state; engravings of prominent citizens in Shelby and Audubon counties, with personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families. A concise history of the counties, and the cities and townships," (Chicago: W. S. Dunbar & Co., 1889), p. 610.


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