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.
Ch.: Stephen D., b. Dec 1826; d. 1852. He was a lawyer and was admitted to practice the year before he died; Lucinda, b. 1833; d. aged 3 months; Amaziah, b. 1831; d. aged 6; Maria, b. 1828; m. David Hatfield; resided Erie, PA.

Arathusa, m.(2) 1835, Patrick Lee.

Ch.: John P., b. 22 Feb 1837; resided Syracuse, NY; Ellen M., 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.
Ch.: Ansel, Sarah and James.
ix. Marchia Whitney, b. -----; m. Joseph Witherell.
x. William E. Whitney, b. ca. 1815, NY; d. between 1850 and 1855; m. Eliza Saxton, b. ca. 1811, Suffolk Co., NY, d. aft. 1880. He was a physician. Children:
a. William Edgar8 Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Broome Co., NY; d. aft. 1880; m. bef. 1870, Ellen -----.
b. George R. Whitney, b. b. ca. 1840, Broome Co., NY; d. aft. 1880, then unmarried.
xi. Lucretia Whitney, b. ca. 1822, NY; m. aft. 1850, ----- Everts.
xii. Sallie Whitney, b. -----; m. John Brock.
Ch.: William, Ethel, John, Clinton, Addie and Annie.

Census

950 964 William Whitney 35 M - Physician $2500 New York Elizabeth 39 F - " William E. 11 M - " Attended school George R. 9 " - " Attended school Emma L. Rogers 9 F - " Attended school Sarah Whitney 78 " - " James Mitchell 4 M - " Attended school Lucretia Whitney 28 F - "

[42] Frame $800 44 Elizabeth Whitney 44 F - - Suffolk - 1 10 Millener - - - - - - - Wm. E. Whitney 16 M - Chld Broome - - 10 - - - - - - - - Geo. R. Whitney 14 M - " " - - 10 - - - - - - - -

339 339 Elizabeth Whittney 49 F - $500 $100 N.Y. William E. " 21 M - Clark $50 " George R. " 19 M - "

6 Framed $200 6 Elizabeth Whitney 54 F - ---- Suffolk 2 1 - 1 - Milliner - - - - 1 - - - - - - George Whitney 24 M - Chld Broome - - - - 1 None 1 - - - - - - - - - - Elizabeth Jackson 27 F - Srvt Chenango - - - - 1 Milliner Lisetta Smith 27 F - Brdr Tioga - - - - 1 Teacher

170 166 Whitney, Elizebeth 59 F W Keeping house $3000 N.Y. -----, Geo. R. 29 M W Clerk in Store " Male citizen over 21 -----, Wm. H. 31 M W Grocer $3000 $10000 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Ellen 29 F W " -----, Frederick 1 M W Pa.

George WHITNEY 39 Self M S W NY Laborer NY NY Elizabeth WHITNEY 69 Moth F W W NY Keeping House NY NY

Wm. E. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W NY Grocery Clerk NY NY Ellen WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT CT

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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