Family:Whitney, Christopher (1782-1864)

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Christopher7 Whitney (Christopher6, William5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Christopher6 and Mary (Ticknor) Whitney, was born 12 Nov 1782, Tinmouth, VT, and died 19 Oct 1864.

He married Rhoda Wilder. She died 29 Dec 1856.

He had twelve children and at his death, 100 grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. He was a teacher and farmer. He resided Locke and Allegany, New York.

Children of Christopher7 and Rhoda (Wilder) Whitney:

i. Lyman8 Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1806; m. Elizabeth Weatherby.
ii. Olive Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1808; m. Archibald Case; dau. Mrs. Sarah Groat, Brush Creek, IA.
iii. Eliza Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1810; m. Wilber Warren; dau. Mrs. Nellie Peck; resided Greenwood, CO.
iv. Caroline Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1812; d. Nov 1874; m. 25 Feb 1831, Elijah Sweeten, b. 27 Sep 1804. He d. 1 Jun 1889. Children:
a. Eliza Sweeten, b. 20 Feb 1832; d. 2 Jun 1860; m. 31 Oct 1855, Lafayette Godfrey.
b. Delilah Sweeten, b. 16 May 1834; m. 1867, Henry Richard Charlesworth; res. Lamar, MO.
c. Mira Sweeten, b. 4 Jul 1837; d. -----; m. 26 Dec 1861, C. B. Essex.
d. Caroline Sweeten, b. 9 Feb 1839; d. 19 May 1886; unmarried.
e. Wallace Sweeten, b. 26 Apr 1841; m., 1868 or '69, Louise Horton; address Hitchcock, Beadle County, SD.
f. Calfine Sweeten, b. 21 Nov 1842; m. 1 Jan 1859, Eli Morris, b. 24 Oct 1832; address Allegany, NY.
g. Marshall Sweeten, b. 27 Apr 1845; m. Emma Johnson; address Mrs. Grace McDowell, Eagle Harbor, Orleans County, NY.
h. Elnora Sweeten, b. 20 Apr 1847; m. 20 Jul 1870, E. D. Mixer; b. 22 Sep 1846.
i. J. B. Sweeten, b. 3 Dec 1848; m. Orroville Ellsworth; Address Allegany, NY
j. Frankling Sweeten, b. 4 Dec 1850; m. Frankie Covill; address Port Allegany, PA.
v. Hyrum Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1815; unmarried; d. IL. Not found in any census.
vi. Noah Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1816; m.(1) Clarissa McFadden; m.(2) Christian -----.
vii. Rufus Leroy Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1819; m. Maria Louise Moses.
viii. Orissa Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1821; d. 1851; m. 24 Oct 1839, Scioto Co., OH, Oliver W. Lindsey. He was b. OH and for many years was sheriff of Scioto County. After his marriage he lived but a short time and died of heart disease. The widow m.(2) 14 Sep 1844, Portsmouth, OH, Henry Richard Charlesworth, b. 16 May 1820, London, England. Henry Richard Charlesworth m.(2) ca. 1855, Elmira Sweeten, and then m.(3) 1867, Delilah Sweeten, niece of his first wife.
a. Oliver William Lindsey, b. -----; went west about 1854, after prospecting and mining for some years, he was appointed United States land agent at Prescott, AZ.
b. H. Felecia Charlesworth, b. 23 Feb 1846; m. 3 Jun 1866, Percy E. Beckwith, b. 7 Sep 1841; d. 1874, leaving one son. She resided Ravenna, OH, and has been a teacher in the public schools for years.
1. Llewelyn B. Beckwith, b. -----; d. in infancy.
ix. Almira Whitney, b. 8 Apr 1823; m. H. Charlesworth.
x. Polly Whitney, b. 8 Apr 1825. No further record found.
xi. Harriett Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1827; m. James Dickenson. She left one child, b. 14 Jul 1852; m. 6 Aug 1881, Frank Cooledge; resided Olean, NY.
xii. John Ticknor Whitney, b. 14 Mar 1830; m. Mandana McClure.

Census

56 56 Christoph Whitney 67 M - Farmer Vt. Roda " 62 F - Ct. Hariet " 23 " - N.Y.

255 245 Christopher Whitney 77 M - New York Pauper Harriet 33 F - " Pauper

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