Family:Whitney, William Porter (1825-1901)

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William Porter8 Whitney (Oliver7, Joshua6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Oliver7 and Rebecca (Nichols) Whitney, was born 12 Feb 1825, Rochester, VT, and died 14 Feb 1901, Rochester, VT, aged 76 years 2 days, of apoplexy.

He married firstly, before 1849, Roxanna/Rosanna Maria -----. They were either divorced or separated before 1852. She married secondly, 4 Mar 1873, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Thomas C. Pond.

He married secondly, 22 Sep 1852, Rochester, VT, Roxa Arvilla Kinsman, daughter of Dura and Mary (Town) Kinsman. She was born 6 Feb 1836, Rochester, VT, and died 1 Mar 1901, Rochester, VT.

He resided Rochester, VT.

Roxana´s maiden name is not known. Roxana also used Rosana as a first name which was perhaps a nickname. Apparently William and Rosana separated/divorced after the birth of Rollin. William remarried Sept 1852 at age 27 to a Roxanna Kinsman at age 16 in Rochester Vermont. Roxana apparently remarried, according to the 1880 Census in Midland Michigan, Rollin was indicated as a stepson in the Pond Family.

Children of William Porter8 and Roxanna/Rosanna Maria (-----) Whitney:

i. Rollin E.9 Whitney, b. Apr 1849, Sheldon, VT; m. Rhoda Herrick.

Children of William Porter8 and Roxa Arvilla (Kinsman) Whitney:

ii. Harriet Elizabeth9 Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1853, Rochester, VT, or Gardner, MA;[1] m. 6 Sep 1873, Rochester, VT, Charles Bowman, of Rochester, VT, b. 1852, Royalston, MA, son of Horace S. and Elvira (-----) Bowman.[2]
iii. Ernest Leroy Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1855, Rochester, VT, or Jan 1856, MA; m. Ella Patrick.
iv. Arthur Hobart Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1858, Rochester, VT; m. Mamie E. Ivey.
v. William Bacon Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1860, Rochester, VT (given name omitted);[3] d. 15 Feb 1936, Rochester, VT; m. 24 Sep 1906, Rochester, VT, Bessie M. Martin.
vi. Emma Luella Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1866, Rochester, VT;[4] "Luella E." m. 16 Apr 1884, Gardner, MA, Edgar W. Eddy, b. ca. 1861, Templeton, MA, son of Otis and Mary (-----) Eddy;[5] address South Gardner, MA.
vii. Eula Bella Whitney, b. 22 May 1876, Rochester, VT; resided Rochester, VT; m. ca. 1898, Ora Bailey.

Census

148 154 William Whitney 27 M - Labourer Vt. Roxana M. " 28 F - " Rollin " 1/12 M - "

278 367 Benjamin T. Joslin 25 M - Pail Maker N.H. Dulcena A. Joslin 27 F - Mass. 367 William P. Whitney 30 M - Pail Maker Vt. Roxa A. Whitney 19 F - " Harriet E. Whitney 1 F - Mass.

210 197 Wm. Whitney 35 M - Farmer $800 $200 Vt. Arvilla " 21 F - " Hattie " 8 F - " Attended school John " 6 M - " Attended school Wm. " 5 M - " Attended school

73 75 Charles Hatch 38 M - Farmer $400 $100 Conn. Catherine " 27 F - " Melinda " 3 F - " Nellie " 2 F - " Delia " 2/12 F - " William Whitney 36 M - Farm Laborer Vt. Rollin E. " 10 M - " Attended school

183 183 Whitney, William 44 M W Farmer Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Arvilla 33 F W Keeping House " -----, Hattie 16 F W " Attended school -----, Earnest 14 M W " Attended school -----, Arthur 12 M W " Attended school -----, Willie 9 M W " Attended school -----, Luella 4 F W "

William WHITNEY 55 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Arvilla WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Luella WHITNEY 14 Dau F W VT VT VT Eula B. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W VT VT VT

T. C. POND 40 Self M M W MA MA MA Maria POND 39 Wife F M W VT Keeps House VT VT Rollin E. WHITNEY 30 SSon M S W VT Labor VT VT James EATON 35 Oth M S W VA Labor VA VA Allen S. KING 20 Oth M S W PA Carpenter PA PA

54 55 Whitney, William P. Head W M Feb 1825 75 mar 48 Vermont Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm 56 Curtis, Charles R. Head W M Jul 1857 42 mar 17 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Rents farm -----, Verna V. Wife W F Sep 1870 29 mar 17 6ch 6liv Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Albert C. Son W M Jul 1886 13 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Henry J. Son W M Aug 1889 10 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Minnie A. Dau W F Aug 1891 8 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Leon J. Son W M Sep 1894 5 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Mark B. Son W M Aug 1897 2 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont

268 273 Bailey, Ora Head W M Jun 1871 28 mar 2 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Rents farm -----, Eula Wife W F May 1876 24 mar 2 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Whitney, Arvilla MiL W F Feb 1836 64 mar 48 8ch 4liv Vermont Vermont Vermont

  • 1900, Tallapoosa city (north part), Haralson Co., GA: Thomas Pond, 60, b. MA; Roxanna M. Pond, 69, b. VT, 3 children, 1 living.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 164.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 354, page 286.


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