Family:Whitney, Eli (1832-1863)
Eli7 Whitney (Ransom6, Jonathan5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Ransom6 and Mary (Edwards) Whitney, was about 9 Feb 1832, OH, and died 18 Jul 1863, at home, aged 31 years 5 months 9 days. He was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH.
He married, 15 Nov 1855, Martha Smith. She was born 9 Feb 1836, PA, and died 14 Feb 1913. She was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH.
1st Lieutenant, Company H, Ohio 121st Infantry Regiment, the Civil War.
Children of Eli7 and Martha (Smith) Whitney:
i. Mary E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1857, OH; not in family in 1880. ii. George W. Whitney, b. ca. 1858, OH; d. after 1880. ii. Douglas Whitney, b. 29 Feb 1859 [sic], OH; d. 3 May 1900; buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, OH. ii. Lovinia Whitney, b. ca. 1862, OH; d. after 1880.
10 10 Eli Whitney 27 M - Farmer $1200 $1000 O. Maria 24 F - Pa. Mary E. 3 F - O. George 2 M - " Douglas 3/12 " - "
74 77 Whitney, Martha 34 F W Keeping house $2100 $1832 Pennsylvania -----, Mary E. 13 F W At home Ohio Attended school -----, George 12 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Douglass 10 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Lovinia 8 F W At home Ohio
Martha WHITNEY 43 Self F W W PA Keeping House PA PA Douglass WHITNEY 19 Son M S W OH Farmer OH PA Vinney WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W OH At Home OH PA
Elmer J. ADAMS 27 Self M M W OH Farming OH OH Lucy E. ADAMS 26 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH William C. ADAMS 3 Son M S W OH At Home OH OH George W. WHITNEY 21 Oth M S W OH Laborer-Servant OH OH
This is his son George.
- Census records.
- Bentley, Ann, Johnson, John D., and Edwards, Shelby J., "Eli Edwards and Some of His Descendants," TAG, vol. 49 (1973), pp. 69-76, at pp. 73-74.