Family:Whitney, Asaph (1770-1858)

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Asaph6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Benjamin4, Benjamin3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Eunice (Marshall) Whitney; born 21 Jun 1780, Dalton, MA, was baptized 3 Nov 1776, Hopkinton, MA,[1] and died 15 May 1858, Amboy, NY.[2]

He married, Preston, CT, Bethiah Hopkins, daughter of Daniel and Olive (Kinne) Hopkins. She was born 2 Jun 1777, Preston, CT, and died 29 Jun 1830, Cato, NY.[3]

He was a turner; manufactured brush handles, bedsteads, etc. He resided Rupert, VT, Greenwich and Amboy, NY.

Children of Asaph6 and Bethiah (Hopkins) Whitney:

i. Olive7 Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1798, West Rupert, VT; d. 22 Mar 1882; m. May 1820, Ezra Woodruff, b. 22 Feb 1797; d. 29 Nov 1873; resided Amboy, NY. Children:
a. Harriet Woodruff, b. 14 Feb 1821; unmarried; res. Amboy, NY.
b. Emily Woodruff, b. 20 Jun 1823; m. William Felter; res. Amboy, NY.
c. Horace Woodruff, b. 25 Sep 1825; res. Chicago, IL.
d. Edwin Woodruff, b. 13 Jan 1828; res. Chicago, IL.
e. Pyrena Woodruff, b. 12 Oct 1829; m. 8 Jul 1848, James Cox; res. Amboy, NY.
f. Morris Willis Woodruff, b. 25 Sep 1831; res. Chicago, IL.
ii. Zebina Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1800, West Rupert, VT; resided Jordan, Onondaga County, NY; was a wheelwright and distiller.
iii. Pyrena Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1802, West Rupert, VT; d. 24 Oct 1829, Syracuse, NY; m. Aaron Hopkins; b. 14 Jul 1800; d. 24 Mar 1891. He was a farmer. Children:
a. Caroline Hopkins, b. 16 Sep 1825; m. 18 Apr 1850, Charles B. Codding; resided Blaine, KS.
b. Benjamin B. Hopkins, b. 19 Jun 1828; d. 13 Aug 1864, in Deep Bottom, VA, in Union Army.
iv. Jerusha Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1804, West Rupert, VT; d. 15 Apr 1862; bur. Belle Isle Cemetery, Camillus, NY;[4] m. 22 Feb 1831, Cato, NY, Anson Hopkins; b. 28 Feb 1803, Salem, NY; d. 1 Sep 1873, Amboy, NY; both buried Belle Isle Cemetery, Camillus, NY. Children:
a. Anson Robert Hopkins, b. 14 Jan 1837; res. Amboy, NY.
b. Helen Hopkins, b. 7 Jul 1832, d. 26 Feb 1913, m. 8 Oct 1856, James Monroe Gere (1824-1908), resided Amboy, NY, both buried Belle Isle Cemetery, Camillus, NY.
v. Eunice Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1806, West Rupert, VT; m. 29 Apr 1834, John Russell; b. 4 Sep 1806; resided Freeborn, MN; farmer. Children:
a. Lucinda Russell, b. 18 May 1837; m. 6 May 1873, W. N. Fay, res. Hermosa, SD.
b. Josephine Eliza Russell, b. 29 Apr 1839, m. 26 Mar 1868, Ira O. Russell, res. Granite Falls, MN.
c. Henry Russell, b. 16 Sep 1841, d. 28 Oct 1842.
d. James H. Russell, b. 24 Sep 1844, m. Nov. 1868, Cornelia Mitchell; res. Russell, KS.
e. William L. Russell, b. 2 Mar 1847, res. Willis, MT.
vi. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1809, West Rupert, VT; d. 5 May 1872; m. Henry Root; both buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Ft. Atkinson, WI.[5][6]
vii. Anna Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1811, West Rupert, VT; d. 12 May 1898; m. ----- Chaffee.
viii. Sarah Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1813, West Rupert, VT.
ix. George Washington Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1816, Greenwich, NY; m.(1) Mary Hutchins; m.(2) Dorothea F. (Sherrill)(Scott) Thompson.
x. James Marshal Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1819, Greenwich, NY; m. Mary E. Huntley.
xi. Asaph K. Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1822, Greenwich, NY; m. Laurana Talmage.

Census

193 198 Anson Hopkins 47 M - Farmer $7000 New York Jerusha " 46 F - Vermont Helen " 18 F - New York Attended school Anson " 13 M - " Attended school Asaph Whitney 79 M - Carpenter Mass. Samuel Dorcy 23 M - Laborer Canada Catharine Nolan 23 F - Ireland

125 Framed $120 134 Asaph Whitney 33 M - - Washington 1 - 31 Cooper 1 - - - - - - Samanea Whitney 32 F - Wife Cayuga 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - Sarah Whitney 3 F - Dau Oswego - - 1 - - - - - - - - William Whitney 1 M - Son Cayuga - - 1 - - - - - - - - Olive Tallmadge 69 F - MiL Rennslaer - 1 4m - - - - - - - - Asaph Whitney 74 M - Fath Washington - 1 31 Carpenter 1 - - - - - -

References

1.^  "Asaph [Whitney], ch. Jonathan, bp. Nov. 3, 1776. C.R.1," according to Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #152929517, Asaph Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #167371732, Bethiah Hopkins Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #25267039, Jerusha Whitney Hopkins.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #118534015, Mary Ann Whitney Root.

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #183690979, Henry Root.


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