Family:Whitney, Hermon Eastman (1830-a1880)
He married, 4 Jul 1855, Grand Rapids, MI, Lydia Ann Moffatt, daughter of John and Sarah (Bovie) Moffatt. She was born 21 Nov 1835, Mayfield, NY, and died after 1880.
He resided Hersey, MI.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Harmon Eastman Whitney, b. in Danby, N.Y., 7 Dec. 1830; a carpenter and joiner; married at Grand Rapids, Mich., 4 July 1855, by Elder Prescott, Baptist, to Lydia Ann Moffatt, whose father then lived in Cannon, Mich. She was born in Mayfield, N.Y., 21 Nov. 1835, dau. of John and Sarah (Bovie) Moffatt, of whom the first was from England. Before his marriage, he lived at Grand Rapids, four years; after marriage, they dwelt at Cannon, Mich., four years, and at Grattan Centre, Mich., till Feb. 1873; when they moved to Hersey, Mich., and resided there in 1874."
Children of Hermon Eastman8 and Lydia Ann (Moffatt) Whitney:
i. Clarence Albert9 Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1857, Cannon, MI; d. after 1880. ii. Effie Deora Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1859, Cannon, MI; d. after 1880.
1020 923 Ethel Whitney 63 M - Farmer $2600 $700 Connecticut Betsey " 56 F - New York Hermon E. " 29 M - Carpenter & Joiner $400 " Lydia A. Whitney 25 F - New York Clarence " 3 M - Michigan Effie D. " 1 F - " Sarah Chilson 19 F - New York
154 161 Whitney, Herman 39 M W Carpenter & Joiner $1500 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia A. 35 F W Keeping house New York -----, Clarance 13 M W At home Michigan Attended school -----, Effie 11 F W Do Michigan Attended school
Herman E. WHITNEY 49 Self M M W NY House Carpenter CT NY Lydia A. WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W NY Keep House ENG NY Clarence A. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W MI House Carpenter NY NY Effie D. WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W MI At Home NY NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 467.
- 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. 742; and p. 1562-1563.