Family:Whitney, Paul (1819-a1880)

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Paul Whitney (Silas), son of Silas and Sarah (Howe) Whitney, was born 20 Jan 1819, Duxbury, VT, and died after 1880, probably MI.

He married, about 1852, Jane E. Clark, daughter of Rodolphus and Anna (Downer) Clark. She was born 14 Mar 1832, Duxbury, VT, and died 21 Mar 1914, Sandusky, OH.[1] She married secondly, 13 Mar 1898, Fairfield, MI, Watson Abbott, son of Jonathan and Nancy (Smalley) Abbott.[2]

father: Clark mother: Not Given spouse: Watson Abbott other: Jonathan Abbott, Nancy Smalley

They lived in Norfolk, NY, through 1870, then in Reading, MI.

Children of Paul and Jane E. (Clark) Whitney:

i. Gertrude Addie Whitney, b. ca. 1856, NY; d. 6 Dec 1889, Belvidere, MI, aged 33 years; unmarried.[3]
ii. Jessie June Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1858, Norfolk, NY; d. 16 Nov 1943, Sandusky, OH, aged 85 years;[4] m. 6 Feb 1884, Reading, MI, George Lee Mickle.[5]
iii. Alvaro R. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, NY; d. 3 Apr 1904, Belvidere, MI, aged 43 years;[6] m. ca. 1884, Olive N. Whitney, daughter of Asahel W. and Ellen Lovinia (Robbins) Whitney.
iv. James Eugene Whitney, b. ca. 1863, NY; d. 20 May 1936, Ransom, MI, aged 73 years;[7] m. 10 May 1885, Amboy, MI, Midmetta Ogle.[8]
v. Robert Douglas Whitney, b. 15 Nov 1866, NY; d. 7 Sep 1958, San Bernardino, CA;[9] m. 27 Mar 1894, Battle Creek, MI, Libbie Service.[10]
vi. Cornelius Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1868, NY; d. aft. 1940; m.(1) 14 Oct 1891, Edmore, MI, Dora Belle Welch;[11] m.(2) 21 Apr 1905, Butler Co., PA, Emma D. (Pilzer) Price;[12] m.(3) 23 Oct 1913, Chicago, IL, Margaret McVeigh.[13]


362 " Paul Whitney 39 M - Farmer $1500 $200 Vermont Jane E. " 28 F - Vermont Addie G. " 4 F - New York Jessie G. " 2 F - New York

204 205 Whitney, Paul 49 M W Farmer $1000 $100 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 38 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Gertrude 14 F W New York Illiterate, Idiotic -----, Jessie 12 F W New York Attended school -----, Arvilla 10 F W New York Attended school -----, James 7 M W New York Attended school -----, Robert 4 M W New York -----, Cornelius 2 M W New York

Paul WHITNEY 59 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer CT VT Jane E. WHITNEY 48 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA CT Gertrude WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W NY At Home VT VT Alvero R. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Work In Stave Factory VT VT James WHITNEY 17 Son M S W NY Work On Farm VT VT Robert WHITNEY 14 Son M S W NY Work On Farm VT VT Cornealous WHITNEY 12 Son M S W NY At School VT VT

Benj. F. MICKLE 31 Self M M W MI Farm Laborer MI NY Flora MICKLE 28 Wife F M W IL Keeping House MI NY Alice MICKLE 3 Dau F S W IL At Home MI IL Edward MICKLE 3M Son M S W MI At Home MI IL George MICKLE 4 Son M S W IL At Home MI IL Jessie WHITNEY 2 Oth F S W NY Housework VT VT

Her age must be wrong, and she was 24, not 2. She married Benjamin F. Mickle's brother George Lee Mickle.


  • Census records.

1.^  Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, at

2.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

3.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, at

4.^  Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, at

5.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

6.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, at

7.^  Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952, at

8.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

9.^  California, Death Index, 1940-1997, at

10.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

11.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

12.^  Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940, at

13.^  Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920 at

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