Family:Widney, John (1779-1837)

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John2 Widney (James1), son of James1 and Ann (Erwin) Whitney, was born 10 Nov 1779, Emyvale, co. Monaghan, Ireland, and died 7 Aug 1837, Perry Co., PA.

He married, 7 Apr 1814, Concord, PA, Ann Patterson, daughter of John and Ann (Henderson) Patterson. She was born 1790, Toboyne Township, Cumberland Co., PA, and died 1 Nov 1866, DeKalb Co., IN.

Children of John2 and Ann (Patterson) Widney:

i. James H.3 Widney, b. ca. 1815, Cumberland Co., PA; d. after 1851. A James H. WIDNEY, age 38, listed on Dekalb Cty, IN, 1850 federal census, born in PA. Occupation listed as "daguman." A James H. WIDNEY, age 38, also listed on Breckinridge, KY, 1850 federal census. Occupation "daguman." Widney, J. H., advertised as a daguerreian in Evansville, Ind., in May, 1851, in partnership with William S. Gove. The pair had rooms over the Insurance Company, on Water Street.
ii. John Patterson Widney, b. 28 Nov 1816, Horse Valley, Perry Co., PA; m.(1) Jane Linn; m.(2) Mary Henderson3 Widney.
iii. Annabel Widney, b. ca. 1819, Cumberland Co., PA; m. Peter Kester.
iv. Samuel Williams Widney, b. ca. 1821, PA; m. Matilda A. Thompson.
v. Charles Widney, b. 20 Jun 1822, Cumberland Co., PA; d. 24 Sep 1886, St. Joe, IN; m. Adaline Angeline Clarinda Seibert, b. Aug 1836, OH, d. 1920. bur. Jenkins Cemetery, DeKalb Co., IN.[1] Children:
a. Adolphus S.4 Widney, b. Mar 1870, IN; d. aft. 1930, then unmarried.
vi. Robert McClay Whitney, b. ca. 1825, Cumberland Co., PA; d. 1876, Saline, KS; m. Betty Ann Johnston.
vii. Emeline Whitney, b. ca. 1827, Cumberland Co., PA; m. John Emmons.
viii. Alexander Erwin Whitney, b. ca. 1829, Cumberland Co., PA; d. before 1833.
ix. Tabitha Jane Whitney, b. ca. 1831, Cumberland Co., PA; d. 1832.
x. Alexander Henderson Whitney, b. ca. 1833, Cumberland Co., PA; m.(1) Martha Wigent; m.(2) Martha Wigent.
xi. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 23 May 1837, Cumberland Co., PA; d. 1863; m. Frederick A. Curtis.

Census

96 96 John P. Widney 33 M - Farmer $2300 Penn. Jane Widney 35 F - Penn. Samuel " 10 M - Ia. Attended school Oliver " 8 M - Ia. Attended school Melissa " 5 F - Ia. Charles " 1 M - Ia. Anna Widney 57 F - Penn. Elizabeth J. Widney 13 F - Penn. Attended school

438 441 John P. Widney 43 M - Farmer $10000 $3674 Penn. Mary A. " 29 F - " Oliver H. " 18 M - Ind. Attended school Melina J. P. " 15 F - " Attended school Jefferson " 10 M - " Attended school Alice M. " 7 F - " Attended school John M. " 4 M - " Cyrelia " 2 F - " Samuel L. Widney 21 M - Farmer Indiana Married in year Mary A. " 23 F - Ohio Married in year Anna " 68 F - Penn.

1870 U.S. Census, St. George, Pottawatomie Co., p. 11/349-12: 82 82 Widney, Charles 48 M W Farmer Penn. Father foreign born, Male citizen over 21, Nonvoter -----, Adline 33 F W Keeping house Ohio Widney, Adolphus S. 1 M W At home Indiana

Charles WIDNEY 58 Self M M W PA Farmer PA PA Adaline WIDNEY 43 Wife F M W OH Keeping House VA VA Adolphus WIDNEY 11 Son M S W IN At School PA OH

202 202 Widney, Adaline Head W F Aug 1836 63 wid 2ch 1liv Ohio Maryland Virginia Owns mortgaged farm -----, Adolphus Son W M Mar 1870 30 sgl Indiana Pennsylvania Ohio Day laborer

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #141984492, Adaline Whitney.


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