Family:Whitney, Jonah Doran (1844-1913)

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Jonah Doran8 Whitney (Orris7, Jonah6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Orris7 and Alma Maria (Howe) Whitney, was born 10 Jun 1844, Potsdam, NY, and died 12 Aug 1913, Syracuse, NY.

He married firstly, 15 Sep 1868, Mary P. Dunham, parentage unknown. She was born about 1849, NY, and died 12 May 1878, Saint Lawrence Co., NY.

He married secondly, before 1880, Louisa A. Church, parentage unknown. She was born 14 Apr 1853, Syracuse, NY, and died 13 Feb 1915, Albany, NY.

The 1897 Syracuse city directory says:

"Whitney Jonah D, pres and treas Whitney Wagon Works, h 719 W Genesee
"Whitney Wagon Works, Jonah D. Whitney, pres and treas; John H Stowell, v-pres; Charles A. Adams, sec; Basin r Court"{{ref}1}}

Children of Jonah Doran8 and Mary P. (Dunham) Whitney:

i. Maud C.9 Whitney, b. Jul 1873, Saint Lawrence Co., NY; d. aft. 1892.

Children of Jonah Doran8 and Louisa A. (Church) Whitney:

ii. Mabell N. Whitney, b. Sep 1882, Syracuse, NY; d. aft. 1892.


65 65 Whitney, Jonah 25 M W Dry Goods Merchant $5000 State of N.Y. Male citizen over 21 " Mary 20 F W Keeps house " " N.Y. Fuller, Elisabeth 22 F W Domestic Servant " " N.Y. McGilvery, Christie 22 F W Seamstress Canada Parents foreign born Oliver, Mary 19 F W Seamstress State of N.Y.

J. D. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W NY Wagon Manufacture NY NY Louisia WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NY House Keeper NY NY Maud C. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W NY NY NY

Jonah D. Whitney M 47 - U.S. C. Manf. Mrs. Louisa A. Whitney F 36 - " C. Maud C. Whitney F 18 - " C. Mabel N. Whitney F 8 - " C. Student Mary Kennedy F 40 - England A. Domestic


1.^  U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, from

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