Family:Whitney, Abijah (1814-a1900)

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Abijah7 Whitney (Joel6, Abijah5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Joel6 and Mary Ann (Jennings) Whitney, was born 23 Aug 1814, Bellvale, Warwick, NY, and died after 1900.

He married, 1 Nov 1848, New York, NY, Elizabeth Jane Turner. She was born about 1817, NY, and died after 1900.

He was a tailor, and then an insurance-agent, at 261 and 263 Broadway, New York, NY.

Children of Abijah7 and Elizabeth Jane (Turner) Whitney:

i. Edward J.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1837, NY; m. Mary S. -----.
ii. Frank V. Whitney, b. ca. 1840, NY; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
iii. Charles M. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, NY; not in family in 1860.
iv. William Eugene Whitney, b. ca. 1846, NY; d. after 1880, then unmarried.

Census

1161 1770 Abijah Whiney 35 M - Merchant Tailor New York Elizabeth J. " 33 F - " Edward J. " 13 M - " Attended school Frank " 10 M - " Attended school Charles M. " 8 M - " Attended school William Eugene " 4 M - " Ann Dodge " 73 F - " Emaline " 30 F - " Charity Whitney 19 F - " Harriet M. Crane 20 F - New Jersey

389 740 Abijah Whitney 34 M - Tailor New York Elizabeth J. " 32 F - " Edward J. " 11 M - " Attended school Frank V. " 8 M - " Attended school Charles T. " 6 M - " Attended school Eugene " 4 M - " Charaty " 19 F - "

This is a duplicate enumeration of this family. The first one seems more complete.

499 685 A. Whitney 30 M - Merchant $2500 N.Y. Sarah " 20 F - do E. J. " 20 M - Physician do Frank " 19 M - Bank Clerk do Charles " 17 M - do Eugene " 14 M - do Attended school Miss J. " 38 F - do

Although Abijah's age is wrong, the list of children matches.

409 397 Whitney, A. 50 M W Life Ins. Agt. $2000 N.J. Male citizen over 21 -----, E. J. 50 F W N.Y. -----, Edwin J. 30 M W Physician N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 34 F W N.Y. -----, F. V. 26 M W Teller Bank N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, W. E. 24 M W Life Ins. Agt. N.Y. Male citizen over 21 Cunningham, Sarah 23 F W Servant N.Y. Parents foreign born

Abijah WHITNEY 65 Self M M W NY Insurance NY NY Elizabeth J. WHITNEY 63 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Edward J. WHITNEY 40 Son M M W NY Doctor NY NY Mary S. WHITNEY 34 DauL F M W NY At Home CT CT Frank V. WHITNEY 38 Son M S W NY Bank Clerk NY NY William E. WHITNEY 33 Son M S W NY Insurance NY NY Sara PHILBIN 27 Othe F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

Whitney, Abijah Head W M

References

  • Census records.

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