Family:Whitney, Emerson (1808-1897)

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Emerson7 Whitney (Eliphalet6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Eliphalet6 and Sarah (Tenney) Whitney, was born 4 Aug 1808, Putney, VT,[1] and died 11 Feb 1897, Putney, VT, aged 93 years.

He married Laura Eddy, daughter of Samuel and Lucy (Stiles) Eddy. She was born 25 Feb 1813, Wallingford, VT, and died 18 Feb 1896, aged 82 years. She was buried in North Dorset Cemetery, North Dorset, VT.

Children of Emerson7 and Laura (Eddy) Whitney:

i. Orrin Emerson8 Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1833, Dorset, VT; d. 9 Apr 1907, North Dorset, VT, aged 73 years; m. Ann Eliza Luther.
ii. Lucy E. Whitney, b. ca. 1838, VT; d. 31 Mar 1905, Manchester, VT; m. ca. 1865, Seth Curtis.
iii. Laura A. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1842, Dorset, VT; d. 20 Nov 1878, Wallingford, VT; m. 28 Nov 1873, Danby, VT, Isaac B. Colvin, son of John and Lydia (Frink) Colvin.[2]

Census

421 434 Emerson Whitney 41 M - Mechanic $1500 Vt. Laura 37 F - " Orison 17 M - " Attended school Lucy 11 F - " Attended school Laura 8 F - " Attended school

438 450 Emerson Whitney 51 M - Farmer & Blacksmith $2000 $300 Vt. Laura " 47 F - Wife " Orin E. 26 M - Stone Cutter " Lucy E. 22 F - " Laura A. 18 F - "

386 368 Whitney, Emerson 61 M W Farmer $4000 $1500 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Laura 57 F W Keeping House " -----, Laura A. 28 F W At Home " Emerson, Abner 8 M W " Attended school

Emerson WHITNEY 71 Self M M W VT Blacksmith RI RI Laura WHITNEY 67 Wife F M W VT Keeps House RI CT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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