Family:Whitney, Cheeney (1795-1886)

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Cheeney7 Whitney (Nathan6, Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan6 and Olive (Whitney) Whitney, was born 21 Apr 1795, Seneca, NY, and died 10 Feb 1886, Seneca, NY.

He married, 26 Jun 1817, Seneca, NY, Olive Colwell. She was born 19 Mar 1801, and died 28 Apr 1886.

He was born at Seneca Castle, NY, the seventh child of Nathan and Olive (Whitney) Whitney and died in his 91st year. Had he been spared a little longer he would have celebrated the sixty-ninth anniversary of his wedding. His life and character are worthy of emulation. He united with the Presbyterian church in 1831, from that time adorned the profession he made by a humble, kindly, cheerful, and most devout life. He was honored and beloved by the entire community who accorded to him the affectionate title of Uncle Cheeney. He was interested in everything that pertained to the moral and spiritual welfare of others. Was a farmer on a large scale. In 1831 she united with the Presbyterian church and ever after was a devout member. He resided Seneca, NY.

Children of Cheeney7 and Olive (Colwell) Whitney:

i. Daniel H.8 Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1819; m.(1) Susannah DeGraff; m.(2) Martha Van Gelder; m.(3) Sarah Van Gelder.
ii. Anna Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1821; d. 23 Oct 1822.
iii. Hachaliah Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1823; m.(1) Matilda Vrooman; m.(2) Hannah C. Stevens.
iv. Sidney Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1824; m. Amelia Van Gelder.
v. Clarissa Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1826; d. 1 Apr 1876; m. 28 Oct 1847, John De Graff, b. 28 Apr 1825; d. 7 Jan 1893.
Ch.: Florence, b. 19 Aug 1860; m. 2 Mar 1893, Issac Clarke.
vi. Sophronia B. Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1828; m. 1 Sep 1852, Willard Mcgregory, b. 1824.
Ch.: Willie, b. 24 Aug 1859; resided South Pasadena, CA.
vii. Byron Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1830; m. Mary C. Lesson.
viii. Emogene Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1833; d. 9 May 1853.
ix. Cheeney Parkhurst Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1836; m. Mary C. Chapman.

Census

13 13 Cheeny Whitney 55 M - Farmer $7600 N.Y. Olive do 49 F - " Sidney do 25 M - do " Married in year Byron do 20 " - " " Attended school Cheeny do Jr. 14 " - " Attended school S. B. do 21 F - " Elvira C. do 16 " - " Attended school Thankfull do 69 " - N.J. Henry Duboison 26 M - Farmer Switzerland

[41] Frame $600 41 Danel H. Whitney 35 M - - Ontario 1 - 35 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Martha do 23 F - Wife do 1 - 23 - - - - - - - - 42 Cheeney Whitney 60 M - - do 1 - 60 Farm 1 - - - - 1 - Olive do 54 F - Wife Otsego 1 - 51 - - - - - - - - Cheny do 18 M - Chld Ontario - - 18 Farmer - - - - - - - Timothe Hagany 24 M - Labr Ireland - - 4 Laborer - - 1 - - - - Hanah E. Highnelete 20 F - Srvt Steuben - - 10 - - - - - - - -

1116 1120 Cheney Whitney 65 M - Farmer $11325 $1600 " Olive " 59 F - " Cheney P. " 24 M - Farmer " Charles Van Gelder 23 M - Farm Laborer " Harriet L. Fiero 20 F - Domestic "

108 110 Whitney, Cheney 75 M W Farmer $15000 $900 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Olive 69 F W Keeping house " 111 Whitney, Cheney B. 33 M W Farmer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary C. 34 F W Keeping house " -----, Maggy O. 6 F W At school " Attended school -----, Almond G. 3 M W " -----, Mary 7/12 F W " Born in Oct

Cheney WHITNEY 85 Self M M W NY Retired Farmer MA MA Olive WHITNEY 79 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA MA

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