Family:Whitney, Mindrus Hemrod (1824-1882)
Mindrus Hemrod8 Whitney (Ethiel7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Ethiel7 and Elizabeth (Leonard) Whitney, was born 1 Jan 1824, Covert, NY, and died 1 Feb 1882. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Cedar Springs, MI.
He married, 10 Nov 1845, Cannon, MI, Harriett Adeline Watson, dau. of Isaac and Olive (Hawkins) Watson. She was born 7 Dec 1825 or 7 Dec 1823, Hartford, CT, and died 12 May 1903. She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Cedar Springs, MI.
He is a farmer; was first lieutenant, Company I, 14th Michigan Volunteers Infantry; resigned in 1864, after three years' service; resided Nelson, MI.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Mindrus Hemrod Whitney, b. in Covert, N. Y., 1 Jan. 1824; a farmer; married in Cannon, Mich., 10 Nov. 1845, by H. B. McKee, Esq., to Harriet Adeline Watson, whose father then lived at Grand Rapids, Mich. She was born at Hartford, Conn., 7 Dec. 1825, dau. of Isaac and Olive Watson. They settled in the town of Nelson, Mich., and were living there in 1874. He was First Lieut. of Co. I, 14th Reg., Mich. Vol. Infantry, and resigned 29 Dec. 1864, after three years or service."
Children of Mindrus Hemrod8 and Harriett Adeline (Watson) Whitney:
i. Mariette9 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1847, Cannon, MI; m. 26 Mar 1866, Benton W. Lewis; resided Sand Lake, MI. ii. Henry Whitney, b. 4 May 1849, or 29 May 1849, Cannon, MI; m. Jennie DeYarmond. iii. Clara Whitney, b. 15 May 1858, Cannon, MI; d. 17 Nov 1918; "Clara Whiting" m. 22 Feb 1877, Montcalm Co., MI, James Cavner; res. Nelson, MI.
1647 1647 Mandan Whitney 26 M - Far. N.Y. Harriet " 26 F - Ct. Mayrella " 3 F - Mich. Attended school Henry " 3 M - " John J. Ored 32 M - Lab. N.Y. Francis Whitney 9 M - Mich.
361 322 Miner H. Whitney 34 M - Farmer $1000 $150 New York Harriet A. " 34 F - Connecticut Maryete " 14 F - Michigan Attended school Henry " 11 M - " Attended school Clara " 2 F - "
201 203 Whitney, Mindrus 46 M W Farmer $4000 $1500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet 46 F W Keeping House Connecticut -----, Henry 22 M W Farm Laborer Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Clara 12 F W Michigan Attended school Johnson, Dayton 13 M W Michigan Attended school Mead, Lydia 55 F W Domestic Servt. $500 New York
Henry WHITNEY 32 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Jennie WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W MI Keeps House NY NY Lela WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W MI NY NY M. H. WHITNEY 56 Fath M M W MI Lives With Son NY NY Harriet A. WHITNEY 56 Moth F M W OH Lives With Son OH OH Lewis LARD 27 Oth M S W OH Laborer OH PA Jennie SMITH 17 Oth F S W MI Servant OH OH Elizabeth WHITNEY 76 GMot F W W MI Lives With Family OH OH
- 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. 467.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), pp. 741-742; and p. 1562.