Family:Whitney, Hannibal Pratt (1844-1915)

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Hannibal Pratt9 Whitney (Lucius B.8, Ward7, Abel6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Lucius B.8 and Clarissa (Pratt) Whitney, was born 2 Dec 1844, Plymouth, VT, and died 20 Dec 1915, Ludlow, VT, aged 73 years.[1]

He "of Danby" married firstly, 5 Mar 1865, Ludlow, VT, Emma J. Clark, of Ludlow, daughter of Orlando and Maria (-----) Clark. She was born about 1844, Ludlow, VT.[2] She was listed as Emma J. Clark in her parents family in 1870 and 1880, so apparently she and Hannibal had been divorced, probably before 1870. She married secondly, 17 Apr 1888, VT, Frank A. Lawrence.

He married secondly, 30 Apr 1884, Rutland, VT, Eliza Jane (Johnson)(Moulton) Nims, daughter of Richard and Fidelia (Carroll) Johnson. She was born 18 Nov 1847, Montreal, QC, and died 1 May 1933, Rutland, VT. She had married firstly, Anson Ansel Moulton, son of Heman and Anna Caroline (Hanks) Moulton, born about 1844, Lincoln, VT, and died 16 Sep 1863, Rutland, VT. She had married secondly, 6 Aug 1865, Castleton, VT, Rufus Daniel Nims, son of Supply and Selina (Carruth) Nims, born 23 Apr 1841, and died 15 Mar 1881, Rutland, VT. She had one child by Moulton and five by Nims, but none by Whitney.

Hannibal Pratt9 and Emma J. (Clark) Whitney apparently had no children.

Child of Emma J. Clark, paternity not stated:

i. Clarence Arthur Clark, b. 3 Nov 1874, Ludlow, VT; d. aft. 1900.

Hannibal Pratt9 and Eliza Jane (Johnson)(Moulton)(Nims) Whitney had no children.


180 200 Whitny, Lucius 57 M W Watchman in Woolen Mill $1000 $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Clarissa 56 F W Keeping House " -----, Hannan P. 27 M W Machinist " Male citizen over 21 201 Sears, Paul D. 38 M W Carpenter $1500 $200 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mina M. 33 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Clara S. M. 12 F W At Home " Attended school

John PRATT 39 Self M M W VT Laborer VT VT Emma A. PRATT 33 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Edna H. PRATT 12 Dau F S W VT School VT VT Clarisa WHITNEY 65 Oth F W W VT MA VT H. P. WHITNEY 38 Oth M S W VT Laborer VT VT Phillip DODGE 69 Oth M S W CAN Laborer NY VT

  • 1900: not found.


  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, from

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