Family:Whitney, Clark Lyman (1809-1851)

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Clark Lyman8 Whitney (Samuel7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Susanna (Kimball) Whitney, was born 6 May 1809, Brown's Tract, NY, and died 5 Apr 1851, Voree, WI[1] (but see note below).

He married, about 1839, Nauvoo, IL, Rhoda Ann Ballard, daughter of Ebenezer and Sophia (Richardson) Ballard. She was born 10 Jun 1822, Windham, CT, and died 30 Mar 1901, Merrillian, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

He married, 30 Jan 1846, Nauvoo, IL, Adeline Elizabeth Ballard, daughter of Ebenezer and Sophia (Richardson) Ballard. She was born 1826, Windham, CT, and died after 1880.

He married, 30 Jan 1846, Nauvoo, IL, Nancy I. (Richardson) Wright, daughter of Joseph R. and Lydia (Graves) Richardson. She was born 21 Sep 1787, Leominster, MA, and died 29 Aug 1864, Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI. She had married firstly, 15 Jan 1829, Giles Co., TN, Benjamin Guyle Wright.

Children of Clark Lyman8 and Rhoda Ann (Ballard) Whitney:

i. Lyman Henry9 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1840, Des Moines, IA, or Lee Co., IA; m. Zilpha Wright.
ii. Adeline Susanna Whitney, b. Oct 1842, Lima, IL; d. 22 May 1906, Merrillian, WI; m. Moses Wright.
iii. Enoch K. Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1847, Winter Quarters (Florence), NE; d. 1 Dec 1847, of inflammation of the head.[2]
iv. George Kimball Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1848, Indian Terr., OK, or AR; m.(1) Emily A. Stockwell; m.(2) Rosetta E. Aikens.
v. Rhoda Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1852, MI; m. Lemuel B. Stillwell.
vi. David Crockett Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1855, Charlevoix, MI; m. Rose M. Smith.

Children of Clark Lyman8 and Adeline Elizabeth (Ballard) Whitney:

vii. John Henry9 Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1847, NE Terr., or IA; m. Celesia E. Bequette.
viii. James Whitney, b. ca. 1852, IA.
ix. Joseph E. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, MI; m. 5 May 1880, Alma, WI, Racena/Arenia/Rocina Annie Odges/Rodgers, b. 1856, WI, dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth (-----) Adges.

Children of Clark Lyman8 and Nancy I. (Richardson) Whitney, if any, unknown.


The above death date must be wrong, since he had children born as late as Nov 1855.


107 94 Adaline Whitney 34 F - Washwoman $50 Connecticut John " 12 M - Iowa Attended school James " 8 M - do Attended school Joseph " 6 M - Michigan Attended school 108 95 Rhoda Whitney 35 F - Wash Woman $75 Connecticut Henry " 19 M - Laborer Iowa George " 11 M - Arkansas Attended school Rhoda " 7 F - Michigan Attended school David M. " 4 M - do Attended school

9 10 Whitney, Rhoda 45 F W Connecticut -----, George K. 21 M W Laborer Arkansas Male citizen over 21 -----, Rhoda 17 F W Michigan -----, David 14 M W Michigan

87 87 Whitney, Adeline 43 F W Keeping House Massachusetts " Joseph 16 M W Teamster Michigan Olison, Isabella 15 F W Domestic Help Norway Parents foreign born Wright, William 19 M W Teamster Wisconsin Parents foreign born Anderson, Andrew 20 M W Works in Saw Mill Norway Parents foreign born John, Thompson 19 M W " " " " Parents foreign born [and 9 R.R. workers]

John WHITNEY 31 Self M M W NE Farmer NY CT Selicia WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W WI Keeping House MO OH Ethel WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W WI NE WI Lena WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W WI NE WI Inez WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W WI NE WI Adeline WHITNEY 52 Moth F W W CT At Home CT CT

Lemuel B. STILLWELL 30 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Rhoda STILLWELL 27 Wife F M W MI Keeping House VT CT Guy C. STILLWELL 6 Son M S W WI NY MI Estella WRIGHT 20 Oth F S W WI Teacher OH IL Rhoda WHITNEY 55 Oth F W W CT At Home MA MA

Joseph WHITNEY 26 Self M M W MI Head Sawyer --- --- Racena WHITNEY 16 Wife F M W WI Keeps House ENGL ENGL

Stilwell, L. B. Head W M Oct 1848 51 mar 27 New York New York New York Meat market -----, Guy Son W M Mar 1874 26 sgl Wisconsin New York Wisconsin Farmer -----, Rhoda Wife W F Dec 1852 47 mar 27 1ch 1liv Wisconsin Vermont Connecticut Whitney, Rhoda MiL W F Jul 1824 75 wid 7ch 5liv Connecticut Massachusetts Connecticut -----, Vinnie Niec W F Mar 1873 27 sgl Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Clerk


1.^  John Whitney 2012 public tree at; also Ancestry World Tree entry, "COLBY, LUND, MARSH and related families", at

2.^  Early Latter Day Saints.

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