Family:Whitney, Joseph (1830-1922)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Jeremiah6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Jeremiah6 and Susan (Resseguie) Whitney, was born 15 Feb 1830, Tyrone, NY, and died (before 12) Feb 1922, Endicott, NY. He was buried in Union Cemetery, Middlebury, PA.

He married, 11 Oct 1855, Julia A. Spencer, daughter of Aurora and Catherine A. (Conklin) Spencer. She was born about 1836, PA, and died 1899. She was buried in Union Cemetery, Middlebury, PA.

He resided Niles Valley, PA.

Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-- Wednesday, February 15, 1922:

"Middlebury Center, Feb. 13--- Joseph Whitney, formerly of Wellsboro, died Feb. _?_ at the home of his son, Max Whitney, at Endicott, NY. He was born at Tyrone, Feb 14, 1830, a son of Jeremiah and Susan Whitney. He is survived by his son, Max. His other children were: Edward of Wellsboro; Spencer of Niles Valley and Elsie Whitney of Niles Valley. Mr. Whitney walked out of a window on the porch roof, while the family were asleep and fell, breaking his hip. He died about 2 hours later. The funeral was held Sunday, Rev. Mr Porter officiating; burial in the IOOF cemetery at Keeneyville."

Children of Joseph7 and Julia (Spencer) Whitney:

i. Spencer A.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1856, PA; d. 4 Jul 1877, Middlebury, PA.
ii. Joseph Edwin Whitney, b. Nov 1858, Chatham, PA; d. 29 Jun 1909 in his barn loft in Delmar, PA; m. after Jun 1880, Ella J. Carpenter.
iii. Elsie P. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, Middlebury, PA; d. 2 Aug 1880, Middlebury, PA, aged 19 years 7 months 29 days; buried Union Cemetery, Middlebury, PA; m. 5 Mar 1880, Holiday, PA, Squire Howe Manning.
iv. George B. Whitney, b. May 1863, Chatham, PA; known as "Max"; d. 1944; buried Niles Valley Cemetery, Middlebury, PA; m. 12 Sep 1888, Corning, NY, Letitia English, both of Wellsboro, PA.


1246 1261 Joseph Whitney 28 M - Farmer $2000 $500 N.Y. Julia " 24 F - " Spencer " 4 M - Pa. Joseph E. " 2 M - " Delbert Guile 11 M - N.Y. Emily Miller 9 F - " Attended school

124 129 Whitney, Joseph 44 M W Laborer $400 $300 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia 33 F W Keeps house New York -----, Spencer 14 M W Penna. Attended school -----, Edwin 12 M W Penna. Attended school -----, Elsie 10 F W Penna. Attended school -----, George 6 M W Penna. Attended school

Joseph WHITNEY 50 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Julia S. WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY E. J. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W PA Farming NY NY George B. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W PA At Home NY NY E. P. MANNING 20 Dau F M W PA At Home NY NY


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