Family:Whitney, Amaziah (1771-1842)

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Amaziah6 Whitney (Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abner5 and Sarah (Hilton) Whitney,[1] was born about 1760, was baptized 4 Aug 1771, Groton, MA,[2] died 6 Mar 1842, and was buried in the Gurney Chamberlain or Rose Burying Ground, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY.[3]

He married Sarah Boyington. She died aged 86 years.

He was in the Revolutionary army in a company from Worcester County, under command of Captain Boutell; resided in MA, Albany and Maryland, NY.

Children of Amaziah6 and Sarah (Boyington) Whitney:

i. Abner7 Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1801; m. Matilda P. Sherwood.
ii. Amaziah Whitney, b. 22 Jul 1803; m. Margaret S. Taylor.
iii. Arathusa Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1804; m.(1) 1824, Decatur Winters, b. 1802; m.(2) 1835, Patrick Lee. Children:
a. Stephen D. Winters, b. Dec 1826; d. 1852. He was a lawyer and was admitted to practice the year before he died.
b. Lucinda Winters, b. 1833; d. aged 3 months.
c. Amaziah Winters, b. 1831; d. aged 6 years.
d. Maria Winters, b. 1828; m. David Hatfield; resided Erie, PA.
e. John P. Lee, b. 22 Feb 1837; resided Syracuse, NY.
f. Ellen M. Lee, b. 13 Dec 1839; m. 19 Dec 1856, John M. David; resided Binghamton, NY, 23 Walnut St.
iv. Polly Whitney, b. 22 Jun 1806; d. 1835, unmarried.[4]
v. Caleb Boyington Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1809; m. Adocia Stevens
vi. Nathan D. Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1814; m. Julia Allington.
vii. Nathaniel Randall Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1818, Maryland, NY; m. Charlotte Sanford Rice.
viii. Betsey Whitney, b. -----; m. ----- Smith, d. s. p. Children:
a. Ansel Smith, b. -----.
b. Sarah Smith, b. -----.
c. James Smith, b. -----.
ix. Marchia Whitney, b. -----; m. Joseph Witherell.
x. William E. Whitney, b. ca. 1815, NY; m. Eliza Saxton.
xi. Lucretia Whitney, b. ca. 1822, NY; m. aft. 1850, ----- Everts.
xii. Sallie Whitney, b. -----; m. John Brock. Children:
a. William Brock, b. -----.
b. Ethel Brock, b. -----.
c. John Brock, b. -----.
d. Clinton Brock, b. -----.
e. Addie Brock, b. -----.
f. Annie Brock, b. -----.

Census

  • 1800, Worcester, Otsego Co., NY: Amasiah Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 2 females 0-9.
  • 1810, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY: A. Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 3 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, 2 females 10-15, and 2 females 0-9.
  • 1820, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY: Amaziah Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 18-25, 1 male 16-17, 1 male 10-15, 4 males 0-9, 1 female over 45, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 10-15, and 1 female 0-9; 4 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY: Amariah Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 5 males 20-29, 2 males 15-19, 3 males 10-14, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 50-59, 1 female 30-39, 2 females 20-29, 1 female 15-19, and 2 females 5-9.
  • 1840, Maryland, Otsego Co., NY: Amasea Whitney, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 50-59, and 1 female 20-29; 1 engaged in agriculture.

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his baptism record.

2.^  "Amaziah [Whitney], s. Abner, bap. Aug. 4, 1771," according to Vital Records of Groton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1926-1927).

3.^  "Whitney, Amaziah, b. 1760, d. Mar. 6, 1842," Gurney Chamberlain or Rose Burying Ground, Town of Maryland, Otsego Co., NY.

4.^  "Whitney, Polly, daughter of Amaziah and Salley Whitney, b. June 22, 1806, d. 1835," Gurney Chamberlain or Rose Burying Ground, Town of Maryland, Otsego Co., NY.


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