Family:Whitney, Walter (1808-1870)

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Walter7 Whitney (Hezekiah Wells6, Walter5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Hezekiah Wells6 and Rebecca (McWilliams) Whitney, was born 22 Jul 1808, probably Greenbush, NY, and died 24 Jan 1870, Milwaukee, WI, aged 61 years of peritonitis;[1] he was buried in Forest Home Cemetery.

He married, 30 Oct 1833, Albany, NY, Phebe Ann Sweeney. She was born about 1813-1814, NY, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

"He was a captain in the 246th Reg., 61st Brigade, 9th Div., N. Y. S. Militia; and resigned 15 Jan. 1842."

Children of Walter7 and Phebe Ann (Sweeney) Whitney:

i. Walter Robert8 Whitney, b. ca. 1836, NY; served in Company B, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers, and in Company L, 1st Wisconsin Artillery; and was living at Milwaukee, WI, in 1875.
ii. Louisa C. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, NY, m. Julius Wechselberg; and was living at 216 Fourteenth Street, Milwaukee, WI, in Apr 1875.
iii. Frances H. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, NY.
iv. Ella Whitney, b. ca. 1847, NY.

Census

17 26 Walter Whitney 37 M - Pumpmaker N.Y. Phebe Ann Whitney 37 F - N.Y. Walter R. Whitney 15 M - None N.Y. Louisa C. Whitney 9 F - N.Y. Attended school Frances H. Whitney 5 F - N.Y. Ella Whitney 3 F - N.Y.

548 548 Walter Whitney 49 M - Gardener $1000 $360 New York Phebe " 46 F - " Walter P. " 24 M - Farm Laborer " Luessa C. " 18 F - House Servant " Frences H. " 15 F - " " " Ella " 13 F - " Attended school Michael Keenan 15 M - Farm Laborer Ireland Attended school

512 482 Wadeberg, Julia 30 M W Carriage Maker $5000 $2000 Prussia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 " Louisa 28 F W At home New York " Nelly 6 F W " Wisconsin Father foreign born " Willie 2 M W " " Father foreign born Whitney, Phoebe 56 F W " New York

210 220 Mitchell, John 48 M W Painter $1400 New York Father foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 47 F W Keeping House Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate -----, Timothy 22 M W Works at Painting New York Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Michael 16 M W Works at Painting Massachusetts Mother foreign born -----, Catharine 14 F W At Home Massachusetts Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, David 12 M W At Home Wisconsin Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Mary 11 F W At Home Wisconsin Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Charles 6 M W Wisconsin Mother foreign born Mitchell, George 1 M W Wisconsin Mother foreign born -----, Lilly 4/12 F W Wisconsin Mother foreign born, Born in Feb Kelley, James 35 M W Pailor Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 McDonald, Daniel 23 M W " Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Walter 30 M W Works at Painting New York Male citizen over 21 Nagle, Willime 30 M W Works at Boat Building Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Julias WECHSELBERG 41 Self M M W HANOVER Clerk Of Courts HANOVER HANOVER Louise C. WECHSELBERG 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Nellie WECHSELBERG 16 Dau F W WI At School HANOVER NY William WECHSELBERG 12 Son M S W WI At School HANOVER NY Phoebe WHITNEY 63 MotL F W NY NY NY Elizabeth HORNING 22 Oth F S W PRUSSIA Servant PRUSSIA PRUSSIA

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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