Family:Whitney, Benjamin Cady (1788-1859)

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Benjamin Cady6 Whitney (Cornelius5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Cornelius5 and Sarah Church (Cady) Whitney, was born 14 Apr 1788, CT, and died 2 Apr 1859, Portageville, NY.

He married, 16 Feb 1820, Betsey Marchant. She was born 27 Nov 1792, Granville, NY, and died 5 Nov 1887, Jamestown, NY.

He was a farmer. He resided Conesus, NY.

Children of Benjamin Cady6 and Betsey (Marchant) Whitney:

i. Adeline Whitney, b. say 1821?; d. 23 Oct 1824.
ii. Deborah Maria7 Whitney, b. 9 Jan 1822; m. 23 Oct 1839, William Turner; 2 ch., both adopted; resided Battle Creek, MI.
iii. Duane Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1824; m. Sarah Augusta Waldo.
iv. Orlando Hastings Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1826; m. Mary C. Lemmon.
v. Laura Parker Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1828; d. 25 Jun 1888, Jamestown, NY; unmarried.
vi. William Rodney Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1830; m. 1857; d.s.p. 21 Jan 1868.
vii. Mary Adaline Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1832; d. 8 Sep 1851.
viii. Lucia Amelia Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1834; m. 12 Oct 1854, George W. Tew; resided 413 Main St., Jamestown, NY. He was b. 6 Jan 1832.
Ch.: Georgia Lucia, b. 10 Aug 1873; m. 26 Oct 1893, George Persons; resided Jamestown; Herbert Whitney, b. 8 Apr 1861; m. 29 Apr 1886, Cora Sheldon; resided Jamestown.
ix. John J. Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1837; m. Agnes Reynolds Tew.

Census

  • (prob.) 1820, Batavia, Genesee Co., NY: Benjamin Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 16-17, 2 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 2 females 0-9; 2 engaged in agriculture.
There are more children in this family than is appropriate for a newly-married couple, but Livingston County was formed from parts of Genesee and Ontario Counties in 1821.

212 234 Benjamin C. Whitney 62 M - Farmer $4000 Conn. Betsy " 57 F - Mass. Laura " 22 F - N.Y. Mary Whitney 18 F - N.Y. Lucia A. " 15 F - " Attended school John J. " 12 M - " Attended school George W. Snyder 23 M - Music Teacher "

189 Frame $2000 189 Fredrick Buell 36 M - - Ontairo 1 - - Merchant 1 - - - - 1 - Eliza Buell 31 F - Wife Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - Jenie E. Buell 8 F - Chld Ontarro - - - - - - - - - - - Hariet M. Buell 5 F - Chld " - - - - - - - - - - - Charles S. Buell 3 M - Chld - - - - - - - - - - - - Fredrick R. Buell 1 M - Chld - - - - - - - - - - - - Sarah W. Storrs 25 F - Aunt Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - Rodney W. Whitney 24 M - Brdr - - - - Banker 1 - - - - 1 - Mary O. Keirick 22 F - Srvt Ireland - - - - - - - - - - -

225 222 Betsey Whitney 68 F - Mass. Laura 22 F - New York John 22 M - "

768 761 Whitney, Betsey 75 F W K. House $500 Mass. -----, Laura P. 43 F W At Home $3000 N.Y.

23 -- Whitney, John J. W M 43 mar Chair Manufacture N.Y. Mass. Mass. " Sarah W F 43 Wife mar Keeping House N.Y. N.Y. N.Y. " Willis W M 11 Son At School N.Y. " " " Carrie W F 9 Dau At School N.Y. " " " Laura W F 52 Sis Care of Mother New York Mass. Mass. Betsy W F 88 Moth Mass. " " Anderson, Anna W F 50 Srvt Servant Sweden Sweden Sweden

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