Family:Widney, Samuel (1796-a1870)

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Samuel2 Widney (Charles1, James), son of Charles1 and Mary Dolly (Henderson) Whitney, was born 29 Jul 1796, Franklin Co., PA, and died after 1870, DeKalb Co., IN.

He married, 22 May 1822, Joanna Brearley. She was born circa 1804, PA, and died after 1870.

He was listed as Samuel "Wooney" on a tax list dated 1828, aged 30, farmer, Fannett Township, Franklin Co., PA.[1] The age is slightly off.

Children of Samuel2 and Joanna (Brearley) Widney:

i. Jane Mitchell3 Widney, b. 11 May 1823, PA; m. Isaac Loughead.
ii. Charles Wilson Widney, b. 18 Dec 1825, PA; m.(1) Nancy Cole; m.(2) Mary Sechler.
iii. Joseph Brearley Widney, b. 12 Jul 1828, PA; m. Jane Moore.
iv. Mary Henderson Widney, b. 26 May 1831, PA; m. 30 May 1852, John Patterson3 Widney.
v. John Widney, b. 26 Jan 1834, PA; m. Nancy Jane Knight.
vi. James Alexander Widney, b. 4 Jan 1837, IN; d. after 1870, then unmarried; not found afterwards.
vii. Sarah Ann Widney, b. 8 Nov 1840, IN; m. Henry Hull.

Census

94 94 Samuel Widney 53 M - Farmer $2000 Pa. Joanna Widney 46 F - Penn. Charles " 24 M - Farmer Penn. Joseph " 21 M - Farmer Penn. Attended school Mary " 19 F - Penn. Attended school John " 16 M - Farmer Penn. Attended school James " 14 M - Ia. Attended school Sarah Ann " 9 F - Ia. Attended school

NOTE: Apparently some of the enumerators used "Ia." as the abbreviation for "Indiana" (not "Iowa")

440 443 Samuel Widney 63 M - Farmer $2000 $848 Penn. Joanna " 58 F - " James " 23 M - Ind. 441 444 John " 26 M - " $200 $100 Penn. Nancy " 24 F - Ohio David W. " 2 M - Ind. Samuel " 1 M - "

99 99 Widney, Charles 44 M W Farmer $4000 $700 Pa. Male citizen over 21 Nancy 46 F W Keeping House Ohio Mary J. 7 F W At home Ind. Attended school 100 100 Widney, Samuel 73 M W Farmer $3000 $800 Pa. Male citizen over 21 Joannah 68 F W Keeping House Pa. James A. 33 M W Farm Labor Ind. Male citizen over 21

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records

1.^  Tax List: 1828 Listing: Fannett Township, Franklin Co, PA.


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