Family:Whitney, Cornelius (1761-1831)

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Cornelius5 Whitney ([prob.] Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua4 and [?Joanna?] (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 1761, Killingly, CT,[2] and died 4 Dec 1831, Walworth, NY.[3]

He married 19 Oct 1785, Putnam, Connecticut, Sarah Church Cady,[4] daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Church) Cady[5]. She was born 9 Dec 1759, Killingly, CT;[6] died 18 Jun 1836.[7]

He was born about 1761 and resided at Killingly, CT. In 1792 he moved to Granville, NY, and in 1825 to Walworth, where he died in his 70th year. Most of his life he was an innkeeper, but during his late years he was a farmer. He resided Walworth, Ontario County, NY.

Children of Cornelius5 and Sarah Church (Cady) Whitney:

i. Matilda6 Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1786; m. Manuel Doane; resided Granville, NY.
ii. Benjamin Cady Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1788; m. Betsey Marchant.
iii. Cornelius Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1790; d. 29 Sep 1875, Ontario, NY; m. Millicent -----.
iv. Erastus Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1793; d. Granville, NY.
v. Harvey Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1794; d. Granville, NY.
vi. Laura Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1797; m. ca. 1818, Asa Parker; resided So. Granville, NY.
vii. Loren Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1799; d.s.p. 15 Feb 1858, Ontario, NY; m. Electa Houck, b. 23 Jun 1801, d. 15 Aug 1861, Ontario, NY; resided Ontario, NY.
viii. Sidney Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1801; m. Caroline Palmer.

Census

  • 1790: not found. He is perhaps the "Cornelius Whiting" listed in Killingly, CT, on page 143 of the published version, with 1 male over 16 and 4 females.
  • 1800, Granville, Washington Co., NY: Cornelius Whitney, 1 male over 26-44, 2 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 1 female 0-9.
  • 1810, Granville, Washington Co., NY: Cornelius Whitney, 1 male over 45, 2 males 16-25, 2 males 10-15, 3 males 0-9, 1 female over 45, and 1 female 10-15.
  • 1820, Granville, Washington Co., NY: Cornelius Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 16-17, 1 female over 45, 1 female 10-15; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Walworth, Wayne Co., NY: Cornelius Whitney, 1 male 70-79, 1 male 20-29, 1 female 70-79, 1 female 15-19, and 1 female 0-4.

References

  • Legacy Tree Genealogists for Lisa Collier, COLLIERWhitney1604, dated 2 August 2016, [8], accessed 14 Jan 2017.

1.^  Pierce, loc. cit..

2.^  Ibid..

3.^  Ibid..

4.^  "Col. Whitney & Sarah Cady, [married] 19 Oct. 1785," according to Frederick W. Bailey, ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Putnam, 5:37.

5.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

6.^  "Sarah Church [Cady], d. Benjamin & Elizabeth, b. Dec. 8, 1759," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Killingly, vol. 1, p. 254.

7.^  Pierce, loc. cit..


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