Family:Whitney, Abel (1778-1857)

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Abel6 Whitney (Elijah5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elijah5 and Lydia (McElwain) Whitney, was born 15 Feb 1778, Putney, VT,[1] and died 26 Sep 1857, Williamstown, VT, aged 79 years 7 months 11 days, of dropsy.

He married, 5 Jun 1804, Williamstown, VT, Phebe Hopkins,[2] daughter of James and Mary (Presby) Hopkins. She was born 16 Mar 1785, and died 1872.

Children of Abel6 and Phebe (Hopkins) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Lucinda7 Whitney, b. 8 Apr 1806, Williamstown, VT;[3] m. 17 Nov 1825, Williamstown, VT, Moses Ring.[4]
ii. James Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1811, Williamstown, VT;[5] m. Jerusha H. Smith.
iii. Elvera Whitney, b. 9 May 1813, Williamstown, VT.[6] She may have had a daughter:
a. Susan H.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1848, VT; m. 23 Feb 1869, Williamstown, VT, Horace Fred Flint, son of Calvin Flint & Dolly E. Flint.[7]
iv. Joel W. Whitney, b. ca. 1818, Williamstown, VT; m.(1) Hannah L. Russ; m.(2) Sarah Ann Taber.
v. Alden A. Whitney, b. 1821-1822, VT; m.(1) Mary Emeline White; m.(2) Mary A. (Castleman) Ream; m.(3) Martha (Ollum) Harrison.

Census

203 203 Abel Whitney 72 M - Farmer $1000 Vt. Phebe " 65 F - N.H.

37 37 Elvira Whitney 37 F - $285 Vt. Susan H. " 2 " - " Polly Hopkins 22 " - " Phebe Ring 15 " - "

160 162 Elvira Whitney 46 F - Tailoress $500 - Vermont Susan " 12 F - " Attended school Phoebe " 75 F - New Hampshire

239 248 Whitney, Elvira 56 F W Tailoress $700 $100 Vermont -----, Phebe 85 F W At Home New Hampshire

  • 1880, daughter Elvira not found.

References

1.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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