Archive:1870 Census Extracts, Michigan, Mecosta County
The following lists all individuals with the surname Whitney and variants in the census for the time and location stated.
Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.
|1870 Census Headings|
1. Dwelling-houses, numbered in the order of visitation. 2. Families, numbered in the order of visitation. 3. The name of every person whose place of abode on the first day of June, 1870, was in this family. 4. Age at last birth-day. If under 1 years, give months in fractions, thus, 3/12. 5. Sex.--Males (M.), Females (F.) 6. Color.--White (W.), Black (B.), Mulatto (M.), Chinese (C.), Indians (I.) 7. Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male or female. 8. Value of Real Estate. 9. Value of Personal Estate. 10. Place of Birth, naming State or Territory of U. S.; or the Country, if of foreign birth. 11. Father of foreign birth. 12. Mother of foreign birth. 13. If born within the year, state month (Jan., Feb., &c.) 14. If married within the year, state month (Jan., Feb., &c.) 15. Attended school within the year. 16. Cannot read. 17. Cannot write. 18. Whether dear and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic. 19. Male Citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards. 20. Male Citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards, whose right to vote is denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crime.
1870 U.S. Census, Michigan, Mecosta County, Big Rapids, page 1/13: 8 8 Williams, James 53 M W Farmer $3000 $805 New York Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Elias I. 41 M W Work on Farm New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 31 F W Keeping House New York -----, Edwin D. 13 M W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Ellen 11 F W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Fremont L. 8 M W Attending School Wisconsin Attended school -----, Carrie B. 4 F W At Home Wisconsin McGill, Malcolm 45 M W Common Laborer $200 -- Scotland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 1870 U.S. Census, Michigan, Mecosta County, Big Rapids Ward 3, page 3/30: 21 22 Whitney, Hiram 30 M W Merchant $1500 New York Male citizen over 21 Clark, John B. 32 M W Works in Foundry $200 Ohio Male citizen over 21 Collins, Henry H. 32 M W Carpenter Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21