Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1811-1874)

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Benjamin Whitney, parentage unknown, was born 4 Mar 1811, Canada, and died 17 Aug 1874.

He married, 18 Apr 1834, Juliet Bigelow, daughter of Abel and Amelia (Tilton) Bigelow. She was born 8 Jul 1814, Shipton, QC, and died after 1880.

Resided Redwood, Jefferson Co., NY, and Shipton, Richmond Co., QC, Canada.

Children of Benjamin and Juliet (Bigelow) Whitney:

i. William H. Whitney, b. 1836, NY; d. 1836, NY.
ii. Windsor Benjamin Whitney, b. 16 Nov 1837, NY; bapt. 23 Jul 1841, Trinity Church, Potsdam, NY.
iii. Emma Juliet Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1840, NY; bapt. 23 Jul 1841, Trinity Church, Potsdam, NY; d. 1841, NY.
iv. Amelia L. Whitney, b. 1842, NY; d. 1844, NY.
v. John A. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, NY.

Notes

He may be a son of John and Lovina (Bullock) Whitney, of Stukeley, QC.

Census

3 3 Benjamin Whitney 38 N - Inn keeper $800 Canada Juliet " 36 F - " Windsor B. " 12 M - N.Y. John " 5 M - "

368 395 Benjm. Whitney 49 M - Hotel Keeper $5000 $2000 Canada Juliett " 46 F - " Wm. B. " 22 M - New York John A. " 14 M - " Attended school

796 785 Whitney, Benjamin 59 M W (Ret) Hotel Keeper $4000 $1500 Canada Male citizen over 21 Julyette 56 F W Keeping House " Harriette 25 F W At Home N.Y. Lillie 1 F W " Donahue, Felix 33 M W Grocer Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Albert WHITE 69 Self M M W NY Farmer MA RI Sarah WHITE 58 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House MA MA Amelia BIGLOW 85 MotL F W W MA --- --- Juliet WHITNEY 66 Sis F W W CAN MA MA Lillian WHITNEY 8 GDau F S W CAN NY MA

References

1.^  "Windsor Benjamin, s/o Benjamin & Juliet, b. 16 Nov 1837, bp. 23 Jul 1841, Trinity Church, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, NY," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.

2.^  "Emma Juliet, d/o Benjamin & Juliet, b. 29 Mar 1840, bp. 23 Jul 1841, Trinity Church, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, NY," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.


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