Family:Whitney, John Wesley (1830-1900)

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John Wesley Whitney (Joseph Ketchum), son of Joseph Ketchum and Nancy Ann (-----) Whitney, was born 24 Sep 1830 (twin), Perry, NY, and died 1 Jun 1900, Galt, CA.

He married, 1 Oct 1892 [but listed together in 1880 census], Sacramento, CA, Sarah Jane Herbert. daughter of Louis and Anna (Cross) Herbert. She was born Jun 1852, England, and died 30 Jan 1919, San Joachin Co., CA. She was buried in Elk Grove Cosumnes-Cemetery, Elk Grove, CA.

Children of John Wesley and Sarah Jane (Herbert) Whitney:

i. Herbert C. Whitney, b. May 1892, CA.


71 67 Whiting, Joseph K. 66 M W Farmer $2000 $1000 N. York Male citizen over 21 -----, John W. 40 M W " Ohio Male citizen over 21

John W. WHITNEY 49 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Sarah J. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG

Whitney, Sarah J. Head W F Jun 1855 44 wid England -----, Herbert C. Son W M May 1892 8 California Herbert, Caroline Prtn W F Jun 1860 39 Australia


  • Census records.
  • Headstone for J. W. Whitney in Hicksville Cemetery, Sacramento, CA.

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