Family:Whitney, Hiram (1826-1899)
Hiram8 Whitney (Emory7, Ebenezer6, Zachariah5, Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Emory7 and Rosanna (Selleck) Whitney, was born 21 May 1826, Johnstown, ON, and died 11 Feb 1899, Chicago, IL, aged 72 years.
He married, 25 Sep 1857, Watertown, NY, Almira Bixby. She was born 3 Feb 1829, Isle of Mott, Lake Champlain [now Isle La Motte, Grand Isle County], VT, and died after 1899.
While living with an uncle at Smith's Falls, Canada, he learned the trade of pattern maker. Later he resided in Ottawa, Canada, Watertown and Edwards, NY, and 1861 moved to Chicago, IL, where he now resided at 29 North Irving place; resided Chicago, IL.
Children of Hiram8 and Almira (Bixby) Whitney:
i. Florence May9 Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1859; d. 28 Dec 1865. ii. Franklin Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1863; d. 20 Jan 1864. iii. Abraham Lincoln Whitney, b. 6 May 1865; d. 7 Jan 1889. iv. Hiram B. Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1867; resided at home unmarried.
928 940 Hiram Whitney 33 M - Farmer $500 $200 New York Almira " 31 F - House Keeper Vermont Florence " 1 F - New York
458 559 Whitney, Herom 42 M W Patern Maker $3000 Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Elmira 40 F W Keep House Vermont -----, Lincoln 5 M W Ills. Father foreign born -----, Hiram 2 M W " Father foreign born -----, Carline 12 F W At School Canada Parents foreign born, Attended school
Hiram WHITNEY. 53 Self M M W CAN Pattern Maker MA CAN Almira WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W VT Housekeeper VT MA Lincoln WHITNEY 15 Son M S W IL At School CAN VT Hiram WHITNEY 12 Son M S W IL At School CAN VT Carrie WHITNEY 22 Niec F S W CAN School Teacher CAN CAN
- 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. 526.
1.^ Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1955-1994, at FamilySearch.org.