Family:Whitney, Linnaeus H. (c1823-1903)

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Linnaeus H.8 Whitney (Ward7, Abel6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Ward7 and Katherine (Cook) Whitney, was born about 1823, VT, and died 22 Mar 1903, Faribault, MN.[1] He was buried in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault, MN.[2]

He married, 28 Mar 1854, Hartland, VT, Anna Grant, both of Hartland, VT,[3] daughter of Alexander and Katherine (-----) Grant. She was born 20 Dec 1832, Canada, and died 26 Mar 1916, Faribault, MN, aged 83 years.[4] She was buried in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault, MN.[5]

Ann Grant's brothers helped build the great northern railroad across the northern part of Minnesota, North Dakota, etc.

In 1873, he lived in Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN.

Children of Linnaeus H.8 and Anna (Grant) Whitney (see Notes below):

i. Ann8 Whitney, b. ca. 1855, Canada.
ii. Alexander Whitney, b. ca. 1857, MN.
iii. Catherine Whitney, b. ca. 1859, MN or Canada; m. 1 Jun 1885, Owatonna, MN, David W. Ray.[6]
iv. James Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1860, OH; not in family in 1875.
v. John C. Whitney, b. ca. 1862, or 21 Aug 1865, OH; d. 25 Jan 1929, Santa Monica, CA; m. 16 May 1895, St. Paul, MN, Lillian May Clark.[7]
vi. William Whitney, b. ca. 1864, OH.
vii. Anna Whitney, b. Sep 1866, Faribault, MN; d. 21 Jan 1944, Yuma, AZ; m. 1891, Robert George Weatherston.
viii. Donald Whitney, b. Oct 1869, MN; also recorded as "Dan".
ix. Elizabeth Whitney, b. Jul 1872, Walcott, MN; possibly the same as Belle below.
x. Belle Whitney, b. Aug 1873, MN.
xi. Ella Whitney, b. Jul 1875, MN.
xii. Jennie Whitney, b. ca. 1878, MN.
xiii. Susan Whitney, b. ca. 1880, MN; d. 15 Aug 1917, Faribault, MN, aged 38 years.[8]

Notes

The names and ages of the children vary from census year to year. In 1900, Anna said that she had had nine children, of whom eight were living. Clearly the thirteen listed above include several who are the same as others.

Census

198 215 Lineos H. Whitney 22 M - Farmer Vt. Catherine " 59 F - Mass. Catherine A. " 26 F - Vt. Nelson J. " 14 M - " Attended school Vespasian W. " 23 M - Farmer "

205 224 Daniel Denison 56 M - Farmer $7500 Vt. Pamilla " 49 F - N.H. Daniel B. " 22 M - Farmer Vt. Pamilla S. " 20 F - " George " 18 M - Farmer " Attended school John H. " 16 M - " Attended school Hellen J. " 13 F - " Attended school Henry C. " 9 M - " Attended school Lineus H. Whitney 21 M - Farmer " Adalaide O. Senling 13 F - " Attended school Owen W. Portis 19 M - Farmer " Attended school

  • 1857, Township 113 Range 18, Dakota Co., MN Terr., no page number:

3 3 Abram Camfield 35 M W New Jersey Physician Native voter Rose H. Camfield 26 F W New York Manning F. Camfield 12 M W New York John H. Camfield 10 M W New York Phoebe A. Camfield 8 F W New York James M. Camfield 6 M W New York Dillon E. Camfield 4 M W New York Electa L. Camfield 2 F W Minnesota Robt. David 22 M W New York Farmer Native voter Rosella Camfield 0 F W Minnesota Linneaus H. Whitney 26 M W Vermont Farmer Native voter

366 371 Lennius Whitney 28 M - Farm Labor $80 Vermont Ann " 26 F - Canada Ann " 5 F - Minn. Alexander " 2 M - " Catharine " 1 F - Canada James " 6/12 M - Ohio

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1875 State Census, Morristown, Rice Co., MN, p. 314:

13 Whitney, Lenies 48 M W Vt. Vt. Vt. Whitney, Ann 43 F " Canada Canada Canada Whitney, Catherine 15 F " " " " Whitney, Alexander 17 M " Minn. " " Whitney, John 13 M " Ohio " " Whitney, Wm. 11 M " " " " Whitney, Anna 7 F " Minn. " " Whitney, Dan 5 M " " " " Whitney, Bell 2 F " " " " Whitney, Ella 0 F " " " "

Sinnaeus WHITNEY 52 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Ann WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House CAN CAN Alexander WHITNEY 22 Son M S W MN Farm Laborer VT CAN Catherine WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W MN At Home VT CAN John WHITNEY 14 Son M S W OH At Home VT CAN William WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MN At Home VT CAN Jennie WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W MN VT CAN

  • 1885 State Census, Owatonna Township, Steele Co., MN, p. 12:

95 Whitney, Anna 50 F W Canada Parents foreign born Whitney, Alex 25 M " Minn. Parents foreign born Whitney, Catharine 26 F " " Parents foreign born Whitney, John 33 M " " Parents foreign born Whitney, William 21 M " " Parents foreign born Whitney, Anna 19 F " " Parents foreign born Whitney, Belle 12 F " " Parents foreign born Whitney, Ella 9 F " " Parents foreign born Whitney, Susan 5 F " " Parents foreign born

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #88600617, Lineas H. Whitney.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #88600620, Annie Whitney.

6.^  Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950, at FamilySearch.org.

8.^  Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.


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