Demetra Ann WHITNEY: Birth: 1 JUN 1844. Death: 18 JAN 1866
Ann E. WHITNEY: Birth: 1848.
Elijah Christian WHITNEY: Birth: 3 AUG 1849.
Adelia A. WHITNEY: Birth: 30 NOV 1853.
Note: Elijah learned the machinist's trade when a young man, and was engagedfor a number of years in selling cotton-spinning machinery throughKentucky & Tenn. After his marriage 2-22-1842, he moved to Fayette County, Tenn. &carried on farming, moving to White County, Arkansas in 1859, where he liveduntil his death in January 1873.
1850 census for Fayette County, Tenn. shows: House # 1087 Elijah Whitney 38 M - Farmer - $1600 R.E.Value - born Kentucky Mary 28 F - born Tenn. Mary C. 8 F - " Demetra A. 6 F - " James 5 M - " EmilAnn E. 1 F - "
Emily Whitney 17 F - born Kentucky (sister to Elijah? niece??)