Descendants of Elijah MCNITT

Elijah died in New York, but all of his children lived for at least a few years in Thompson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.  Sidney moved there in October 1833 and was joined in Thompson Township in the next few years by all of his siblings, his uncle Daniel McNitt, Daniel's entire family, and several other McNitts from Cayuga County, New York. Sidney, Ira, and Harriet's husband Havelia Whitney all appear in the 1840 census of Seneca County, but Horace was not yet married and may have been a hired hand on a neighboring farm.  Early in the 1840s, Sidney, Ira and Havelia moved on to Illinois.  Horace married in Seneca County in 1846 and his daughter was born there in 1847, but by 1850 he was living in Kent County, Michigan.  He was the last of Elijah's decendants to live in this part of Ohio.

First Generation


1. Elijah MCNITT died in Apr 1823 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York.

Elijah married Esther WHITMORE. Esther was born in 1789/1790 in , , New York.

They had the following children.

+ 2 M i Sidney MCNITT was born on 15 Jul 1812. He died on 30 Mar 1887.
+ 3 F ii Harriet MCNITT was born on 8 Nov 1814. She died on 8 Feb 1885.
+ 4 M iii Ira MCNITT was born in May 1817. He died after 1870.
+ 5 M iv Horace W. MCNITT was born on 23 Dec 1821. He died on 18 Aug 1891.

Second Generation


2. Sidney MCNITT (Elijah ) was born on 15 Jul 1812 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York. He died on 30 Mar 1887 in Alpine, Kent, Michigan. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.

Sidney married Juliana Madula WHITNEY, daughter of Eli WHITNEY and Nancy WHITMORE, about 1834 in , Seneca, Ohio. Juliana was born on 19 Feb 1816 in , , New York. She died on 28 May 1890 in Alpine, Kent, Michigan. She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.

They had the following children.

  6 M i
William Henry MCNITT was born on 26 Oct 1840 in Griffin, Huron, Ohio. He died on 31 May 1927 in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan. He was buried in Boon Eastside Cemetery, Boon, Wexford, Michigan.
       
William married Johana Maria SAUR "Maria", daughter of Peter Johanson SAUR and Hellena SVENSDOTTER "Lena", on 7 Dec 1865 in Alpine, Kent, Michigan. Maria was born on 3 Mar 1846 in Saby Socken, Jonkoping Lan, Sweden. She died on 8 Oct 1926 in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan. She was buried in Boon Eastside Cemetery, Boon, Wexford, Michigan.
  7 F ii
Perthenia E. MCNITT was born on 29 Oct 1843 in , , Illinois. She died on 19 Sep 1918 in , White, Arkansas. She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Judsonia, White, Arkansas.
       
Perthenia married Cyrus NORTH, son of Daniel NORTH, on 2 Mar 1867 in , Kent, Michigan. Cyrus was born on 15 Jan 1836 in , , Michigan. He died on 10 Aug 1893 in , White, Arkansas. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Judsonia, White, Arkansas.
  8 F iii
Nancy MCNITT was born on 21 Jul 1848 in , , Illinois. She died on 16 Dec 1926 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta, Kent, Michigan.
       
Nancy married Karl Ludwig SAUR "Charles", son of Peter Johanson SAUR and Hellena SVENSDOTTER "Lena". Charles was born on 10 Nov 1840 in Saby Socken, Jonkoping Lan, Sweden. He died on 14 Mar 1929 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta, Kent, Michigan.
  9 F iv
Zidania Valedia "Valedia" MCNITT was born on 4 Jul 1850 in , , Illinois. She died on 4 Sep 1914 in , White, Arkansas. She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Judsonia, White, Arkansas.
       
Valedia married Fredric CLIFFORD, son of Henry A. CLIFFORD and Mary A., on 3 May 1874 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. Fredric was born on 23 Oct 1845 in , Ontario, Canada. He died on 2 May 1922 in , White, Arkansas. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Judsonia, White, Arkansas.
  10 M v
Elton MCNITT was born in 1856/1857 in , Kent, Michigan.

3. Harriet MCNITT (Elijah ) was born on 8 Nov 1814 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York. She died on 8 Feb 1885 in , Lake, Illinois. She was buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Lake, Illinois.

Harriet married Havelia WHITNEY, son of William WHITNEY and Jennie WHITMORE, on 30 Mar 1837 in , Huron, Ohio. Havelia was born on 16 Nov 1815 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York. He died on 12 Feb 1879 in , Lake, Illinois. He was buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Lake, Illinois.

They had the following children.

  11 F i
Marion WHITNEY was born in 1839/1840 in , Seneca, Ohio. She died on 15 Aug 1870 in , Lake, Illinois. She was buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Lake, Illinois.
       
Marion married Obed ALLEN on 19 Nov 1856 in , Lake, Illinois. Obed was born in May 1828 in , , Vermont.
  12 F ii
Emma J. WHITNEY was born on 24 Jan 1846 in , , Illinois. She died on 30 Mar 1891 in , Lake, Illinois. She was buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Lake, Illinois.
       
Emma married James H. FINNEY on 6 Jun 1868 in , Lake, Illinois. James H. was born in May 1846 in , , New York.
  13 M iii
Charles WHITNEY was born on 6 Oct 1849 in , Lake, Illinois. He died on 18 Jul 1914 in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois.
       
Charles married Lodina M. BROWN, daughter of Albert BROWN and Delia, on 3 May 1871 in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois. Lodina was born on 25 Jun 1851 in Edmeston, Otsego, New York. She died on 6 Feb 1893 in , Lake, Illinois. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois.
       
Charles also married Ida E. BROWN on 27 Oct 1897 in , Lake, Illinois. Ida was born in Apr 1853 in , , New York. She died before 1910.

4. Ira MCNITT (Elijah ) was born in May 1817 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York. He died after 1870.

Ira married Martha WHITNEY, daughter of Eli WHITNEY and Nancy WHITMORE. Martha was born in 1817/1819 in , , Ohio. She died about 1860 in , Kent, Michigan.

They had the following children.

  14 M i
Horace MCNITT was born in 1841 in , Seneca, Ohio. He died on 28 Dec 1862 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
       
Horace married Elvira FITCH on 8 Jun 1861 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. Elvira was born in 1840/1841 in , , Ohio.

Ira also married Charlotte LAMB on 4 May 1861 in , Kent, Michigan. Charlotte was born in Jun 1826 in , , Michigan. She died after 1900.

They had the following children.

  15 M ii
Lewis MCNITT was born in Sep 1861 in , , Michigan. He died after 1910.

5. Horace W. MCNITT (Elijah ) was born on 23 Dec 1821 in Brutus, Cayuga, New York. He died on 18 Aug 1891 in , Wexford, Michigan.

Horace married Sarah Ellen WHITNEY, daughter of Nathan WHITNEY and Esther MURREY, on 22 Mar 1846 in Thompson, Seneca, Ohio. Sarah was born on 23 Apr 1821 in , , Ohio. She died on 28 Feb 1904 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan. She was buried on 1 Mar 1904 in Haring Cemetery, Haring, Wexford, Michigan.

They had the following children.

  16 F i
Esther Adelaide "Addie" MCNITT was born in Jan 1847 in Thompson, Seneca, Ohio. She died on 21 Jun 1914 in , Tillamook, Oregon. She was buried in Bay City IOOF Cemetery, Bay City, Tillamook, Oregon.
       
Addie married William Henry LIVINGSTON, son of George W. LIVINGSTON and Phoebe A. APPLEBY, on 10 Dec 1879 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan. William was born in Jan 1849 in , Allegany, New York. He died after 1920. He was buried in Bay City IOOF Cemetery, Bay City, Tillamook, Oregon.
  17 M ii
Henry Clay MCNITT was born on 19 Mar 1849 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. He died on 15 Jan 1925 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan.
       
Henry married Lina R. POLLOCK on 11 Mar 1885 in , Wexford, Michigan. Lina was born in Allegan Allegan, Michigan.
       
Henry also married Carrie Belle ANDERSON, daughter of George A. ANDERSON and Carrie CONGDON, on 17 Mar 1886 in Jennings, Missaukee, Michigan. Carrie was born on 9 Feb 1865 in South Bend, Mishiwaka, Indiana. She died on 6 Jun 1935 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan.
  18 M iii
Albert Clarence MCNITT was born in Dec 1850 in Sparta, Kent, Michigan. He was buried in Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
       
Albert married Henrietta J. VOESTE, daughter of Charles VOESTE and Henrietta, on 10 Jan 1880 in , Fayette, Illinois. Henrietta was born in Mar 1854 in , Hanover, Germany. She died in 1927 in , Wayne, Michigan. She was buried in Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
  19 F iv
Sarah Ellen "Nellie" MCNITT was born on 26 Jun 1857 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan. She died on 14 Oct 1944 in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan.
       
Nellie married Alvin T. STEWARD, son of Sherwood R. STEWARD and Louisa CHANDLER, on 23 Jun 1900 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan. Alvin was born in May 1862 in , , Michigan. He died on 11 May 1942 in Garfield, Grand Traverse, Michigan.
  20 M v
Horace Elwyn MCNITT was born on 24 Jun 1861 in , Kent, Michigan. He died on 5 Feb 1925 in Haring, Wexford, Michigan. He was buried in Haring Charter Township Cemetery, Haring, Wexford, Michigan.
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