Family:Whitney, Harmon Wells (1820-a1880)
He married, 25 Oct 1842, Ogdensburgh, NY, Mary Ann Roberts, daughter of John and Sarah (Cashion) Roberts. She was born 27 Mar 1817, Malone, NY, and died after 1880.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a cutter and engraver of marble . . . . He settled in Ogdensburgh; and about 1850, moved to Pontiac, Mich., where they lived for two years. They then dwelt in Flint, Mich., for eight years; in Lansing, Mich., about ten years; and in 1870, moved to Albion, Mich., where they were living in 1874."
Children of Harmon Wells7 and Mary Ann (Roberts) Whitney:
i. Eliza Ann8 Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1843, Cornwall, Canada West; m. 4 Oct 1869, Lansing, MI, Lemuel Cornelius Fryant, son of Charles and Sarah Catharine (Smith) Fryant, b. 15 Jan 1846, Waterville, OH; a machinist. He enlisted at Jackson, MI, 4 Jan 1864, in Company E, 3d Regiment, Michigan Cavalry; and was discharged at San Antonio, TX, 12 Feb 1866, having served chiefly in Arkansas, Texas, and the west. They were living at Streator, IL, in 1874. ii. Clarissa Matilda Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1846, Ogdensburgh, NY; m. 12 Nov 1867, Lansing, MI, Adam Henry Clippenger, son of Humphrey and Sarah Ann (DeJacques) Clippenger, b. 30 Apr 1847, Lima, OH, 30 Apr 1847; a baker. He enlisted at Lima, 28 Mar 1862, in Company H, 32d Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and was discharged 29 Aug 1865, having taken a part in General Sherman's march to the sea. They were living at Albion, MI, in Sep 1874. iii. George Newton Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1848, Ogdensburgh, NY; d. 28 Jun 1849, Ogdensburgh, NY, where he was buried. iv. Sarah Jane Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1850, Ogdensburgh, NY; m. 18 Apr 1871, Albion, MI, George Howard, son of James and Martha (Greenfield) Howard, b. 1 Jan 1850, Albion, a dealer in cattle. They were living at Albion in Sep 1874.
451 484 Hammond Whitney 31 M - Marble Engineer $1000 N.Y. Mary Ann 32 F - " Eliza " 7 " - Canada Attended school Matilda " 4 " - N.Y. Attended school Sarah Jane 1 " - " Mary Walker 14 " - Canada
916 885 H. W. Whiting 34 M - Stone Cutter $500 $500 N.Y. Maryan " 37 F - " Eliza " 16 " - " Attended school Clara " 14 " - " Attended school Sarah J. " 10 " - " Attended school Sarah Roberts 65 " - Canada
88 85 Whitney, Harmon W. 50 M W Stone cutter $250 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 53 F W Keeping house " Fryant, Eliza 27 F W Tailoress " Clippinger, Carrie 24 F W At home " Whitney, Sarah 20 F W At home " Fryant, Cornelius 24 M W Baker Ohio Male citizen over 21 Clippinger, Harry 23 M W Baker " Male citizen over 21 Roberts, Sarah 75 F W At home Canada Parents foreign born, Illiterate
Lyman WHITNEY 49 Self M M W NY Marble Cutter NY NY Julia WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W CAN CAN CAN H. E. WHITNEY 60 Oth M M W MI Marble Dealer NY CAN Mary WHITNEY 62 Oth F W MI NY CAN Lillie M. WHITNEY 15 Oth F S W MI At School NY CAN Mattie WHITNEY 13 Oth F S W MI At School NY CAN
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 683 and p. 1491.