Family:Whitney, Bartholomew (1792-1860)

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Capt. Bartholomew8 Whitney (Oliver7, Silas6, David5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Oliver7 and Abigail (Crampton) Whitney, was born 30 Dec 1792, Clarendon, VT, and died 26 Jun 1860, Franklin, VT.

He married firstly, 9 Jan 1811, Frelighsburg, QC, Sarah Sanford. She was born 2 Apr 1792, and died 6 Feb 1854.

He married secondly, 1 Sep 1854, Fidelia F. Homes. She was born 19 Feb 1812, and died 4 Nov 1890.

Bartholomew Whitney went from Clarendon, VT, in 1812, and settled in Franklin, in the same state; he was a farmer and hotel keeper on the province line. Was captain of the local militia company, and received his commission from Robert Skinner, governor of Vermont, in 1823. He was quite popular, and was offered the colonelcy of his regiment, but declined. He res. Swanton and Franklin, VT.

Children of Bartholomew8 and Sarah (Sanford) Whitney:

i. Alloway9 Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1814; m.(1) Lorinda Pratt; m.(2) Elizabeth Dewing.
ii. Azuba Whitney, b. 3 May 1818; m. 27 Dec 1835, Franklin, VT, Freeman Bridge;[1] res. Franklin, VT. He was b. 30 May 1806; d. 10 Mar 1862; was a farmer. Children:
a. Lovina Bridge, b. 6 Feb 1837; m. ----- Armstrong; res. Newport Center, VT.
b. Eleanor Bridge, b. 25 Dec 1839; m.(1) ----- -----; m.(2) 23 Jun 1893, ----- Connell; res. NC.
c. Oren Bridge, b. 14 Dec 1844; res. Franklin Center, VT.
d. Eunice Bridge, b. -----; m. E. Phillips, res. Franklin Center, VT.
e. Chauncey R. Bridge, b. -----; res. East Franklin, VT.
iii. Elvira R. Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1824; m.(1) 27 Sep 1842, Richard Rogers, b. 2 Jul 1816; d. 11 Jul 1879; m.(2) 17 Nov 1888, Robert Stanhope; res. Enosburg Falls, VT. Children:
a. Harriett Rogers, b. -----; m. West Berkshire, VT, J. Demoe.
b. Saphrona Rogers, b. -----; m. Cambridge, VT, A. W. Chase.
c. Freeman Rogers, b. -----; m. East Franklin, VT, Lizzie West.
d. Lynda Rogers, b. -----; d. 27 Apr 1866.
e. Libbie Rogers, b. -----; m. North Troy, VT, Lote Marsh.
f. Annie Rogers, b. -----; m. North Troy, VT, Homer Walker.
g. Sherman Rogers, b. -----; m. Berkshire Center, VT, Abbie Gaens.
h. Ellie A. Rogers, b. -----; m. West Berkshire, VT, Maynard Burlison.
iv. Bartholomew Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1826; m. Sarah Towle Pearson.
v. Harriett Ellen Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1834; m. 8 Feb 1855, Franklin, VT, Theophilus Towle Pearson;[2] res. West Berkshire, VT. He was b. 23 Feb 1832, Franklin, VT. Is a farmer. Children:
a. Phebe Adelle Pearson, b. 24 Nov 1855; m. 25 Oct 1876, East Franklin, VT, Harvey Olmstead.
b. Mary Emma Pearson, b. 24 Jul 1859; m. 15 Sep 1880, Franklin Center, VT, Gardner Olmstead.
c. William A. Pearson, b. 23 Oct 1865; unmarried.
d. Luna Bertha Pearson, b. 27 Nov 1879; unmarried.
vi. Curtis C. Whitney, b. -----; res. Frelighsburg, QC.

Children of Bartholomew8 and Fidelia F. (Homes) Whitney:

vii. Sarah Paulina Whitney, b. 30 May 1856, Enosburgh, VT; m. 11 Sep 1878, Troy, VT, Rufus W. Rogers, son of Samuel Rogers & Susan Kent;[3] res. Berkshire, VT. He was b. 11 Feb 1857. Is a farmer. Children:
a. Heman Rogers, b. 30 Jun 1879.
b. Pearl F. Rogers, b. 11 Jan 1883; d. 20 Mar 1883.
c. Otis W. Rogers, b. 1 Jun 1884.
d. Harold Whitney Rogers, b. 24 Mar 1889.
e. Frank Lee Rogers, b. 15 Oct 1892.

Census

237 241 Bart Whitney 57 M - Farmer $850 Vt. Sarah " 56 F - " Harriett E. " 15 F - " Attended school Gardner Clark 13 M - "

369 331 Abram Proper 58 M - Farmer $4000 $1100 Vermont Zada " 57 F - " Rachael A. " 17 F - " Ezra P. Bernard 20 M - Farm Laborer " Clarrissa Smith 66 F - Lady Conn. Barton Whitney 67 M - Old Gent Vermont Robert Nobles 72 M - Old Gent N. H.

297 273 Fidelia Whitney 47 F - Lady $4000 $2000 Vermont Frances " 19 F - " Arthur Ovitt 10 M - " Attended school Paulina Whitney 4 F - "

66 68 Whitney, Filinda 57 F W Farmer $7500 $3000 Vermont Whitney, Polina 14 F W Attending School Vermont Attended school Ovitt, Arthur 20 M W Farmer Vermont

Rufus ROGERS 23 Self M M W CAN Farmer CAN VT Sarah P. ROGERS 24 Wife F M W VT Keeps House VT VT Heman ROGERS 11M Son M S W VT CAN VT Fidelia WHITNEY 67 Moth F W W VT --- --- Henry JELLAR 18 Oth M S W VT Laborer CAN CAN

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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