Family:Whitney, Arayla (1804-1894)

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Arayla7 Whitney (Elijah6, Elijah5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elijah6 and Hannah (Woods) Whitney, also known as Riley7 Whitney, was born 17 Aug 1804, Williamstown, VT,[1] and died 11 Mar 1894, Waterbury, VT, aged 89 years 6 months 25 days.[2]

He married, firstly, 10 April 1827, Williamstown, VT, Mabel Rood,[3] daughter of John Rood. She was born circa 1808, Williamstown or Brookfield, VT, and died 11 Sep 1828, Brookfield, VT.[4]

He married, secondly, 2 Oct 1833, Moretown, VT, Huldah H. Mayo,[5] daughter of Ebenezer and Lucy (Lawson) Mayo.[6] She was born 19 Aug 1809, Moretown, VT,[7] and died 29 July 1868, Waterbury, VT[8] or July 1869, Waterbury, VT, aged 59 years of consumption.[9]

He married, thirdly, 31 Jan 1870, Williamstown, VT, Mary A. (Pepper) Townsend, widow of Royal B. Townsend (1810-1861), daughter of Ezra & Sarah "Sally" (Bell) Pepper. She was born 3 March 1819, Washington, VT, and died of pneumonia, 16 Oct 1893, Barre, VT.[10]

Riley had a brother Abel Whitney,[11] who resided Worcester, Washington Co., VT.

Child of Riley and Mabel (Rood) Whitney:

i. Mabel8 Whitney, b. Sep 1828, Williamstown, VT; d. 30 Apr 1909, Williamstown, VT; m. 18 Nov 1852, Williamstown, VT, Albern Briggs.[12] They resided in Williamstown, VT.

Children of Riley and Huldah H. (Mayo) Whitney:

i. Nancy Jane8 Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1836, Walden, VT;[13] d. 25 Oct 1922, Middlesex VT; m. 15 Jan 1863, Waterbury, VT, George P. Miles, son of Portus Miles.[14] They resided Middlesex, VT.
ii. Silsby Whitney, b. ca. 1839, VT; m. Mary Jane Knapp,.
iii. Emily Whitney, b. ca. 11 Mar 1841, Williamstown, VT; d. 27 Feb 1874, Stowe, VT, aged 32 years 11 months 16 days;[15] m. Orlo B. Towne. They resided Stowe, VT.
iv. George S. Whitney, b. ca. 1844, Williamstown, VT, d. unknown.
v. Julius H. Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1846, Williamstown, VT; m. Lucy Ann Burley/Burleigh.

Notes

The following could be related:

"The Descendants of Joseph Patrell, 1723-1790s of Ware River Parish ... by Roberta Stokes Smith, Melinde Lutz Sanborn - Reference - 2001 Page 67 ... married in Moretown, Vermont, 7 May 1840, EBENEZER MAYO SILSBY, born in Moretown 21 March 1817, died in Northfield 10 November 1901 of pneumonia, ..."

Census

1897 1902 Riley Whitney 46 M - Laborer Vt. Huldah 41 F - [Vt.] Nancy J. 14 F - [Vt.] Attended school Silsby 11 M - [Vt.] Attended school Emily 9 F - [Vt.] Attended school George S. 6 M - [Vt.] Attended school Julius 4 M - [Vt.] Attended school

1471 1565 Riley Whitney 55 M - Farmer $3000 $600 Vt. Huldah " 50 F - do Nancy J. " 23 F - Dress maker do Silsby " 20 M - Farming do Attended school Emily " 19 F - do Attended school Julius " 14 M - do Attended school

254 277 Whitney, Riley 65 M W Farmer $4000 $1785 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 51 F W Keeping house " Townsend, Lizzie 12 F W " Attended school

Riley WHITNEY 75 Self M M W VT Farmer VT MASS Mary A. WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA MA

References

  • Information on Pepper family taken from "GAZETTEER OF TOWNS, GAZETTEER OF ORANGE COUNTY, VT. 1762-1888. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF WASHINGTON"

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

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Riley Whitney
Event: Death
Event Date: 11 Mar 1894
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 89
Estimated Birth Year: 1805
Father: Elijah
Mother: Hannah Wood
Film Number: 540602
(Note: Record says he is a farmer, born at Williamstown, VT, died at Waterbury, VT, aged 89 years 6 months 25 days)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Riley Whitney
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 10 April 1827
Event Place: Williamstown, Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse: Mabel Rood
Film Number: 27729
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

4.^  XXXXXXX Death of Mabel

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Riley Whitney
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 02 Oct 1833
Event Place: Moretown, Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse: Huldah H Mayo
Film Number: 0027624
(Note: Record says married at Moretown, Vermont)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Hulda Mayo
Event: Birth
Event Date: 19 Aug 1809
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Female
Father: Ebenezer Mayo (born Middlebury, MA)
Mother: Lucy Lawson (Petersham, MA)
Film Number: 0027624
(Note: Record says born at Moretown, Vermont)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Huldah Whitney
Event: Death
Event Date: 30 May 1869
Event Place: Waterbury, Vermont, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 59
Estimated Birth Year: 1810
Father: Ebenezer Mayo
Mother: Lucy
Film Number: 27729
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

9.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Aroyla Whitney
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 31 Jan 1870
Event Place: Williamstown, Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse: Mary A Townsend
Spouse's Father: Ezra Pepper
Spouse's Mother: Sally
Film Number: 27711
AND
Name: Mary A, Pepper Whitney
Event: Death
Event Date: 16 Oct 1893
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 74
Estimated Birth Year: 1819
Father: Ezra
Mother: Sally Bell
Film Number: 540602
(Note: Record says she died at Barre, VT)
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

Also see LDS website, www.familysearch.org, for vital records pertaining to this family, and the book Pepper genealogy: ancestors and descendants of Robert Pepper of Roxbury, Mass., by Emily Clark Landon, Pub. 1932.

11.^  Abel Whitney v. John Lynde, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont, p. 580.

12.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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

14.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

15.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954
Name: Emily W Town
Event: Death
Event Date: 27 Feb 1874
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: 1842
Father: Riley Mayes
Mother: Huldah
Film Number: 540154
(Note: Record says she was born at Williamstown, VT, died of comsumption, Stowe, VT, age 32, 11, 16)
(Note: The father's surname is incorrect (error). It appears they attempted to put the mother's surname in place of the surname for the father and also misspelled it (Mayes for Mayo).
Source: www.familysearch.org (LDS website)

16.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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