Family:Whitney, David (1764-1830)

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David5 Whitney (Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Matthias4 and Alice (Robbins) Whitney, was born either 3 May 1764, Killingly, CT,[1] or 3 May 1754, Killingly, CT,[2] and died 6 Aug 1831, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON,[3] or Mar 1830. He was buried in Maynard Cemetery, Augusta, ON.[4]

He married firstly, about 1789, Killingly, CT, Olive Day, daughter of Comfort and Esther (Day) Day. She was born 3 Sep 1768, Attleborough, MA, and died about 1810, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON.

He married secondly, about 1811, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Mary Glassford, daughter of Lytle and Sarah (Wragg) Glassford. She was born 10 May 1787, Williamstown, Glengarry Co., ON, and died 4 Apr 1832, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON. She was buried in Maynard Cemetery, Augusta, ON.[5]

He resided in Killingly, CT, and Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada.

David Whitney moved to Granville, Washington County, NY circa 1790.

David Whitney moved from Granville, NY prior to 1800. He is listed in the 1800 Census of Augusta Township, Grenville County, Ontario, Canada as follows:

Children of David5 and Olive (Day) Whitney:

i. Lucy6 Whitney, b. ca. 1790; date of death unknown.
ii. David Whitney, b. ca. 1792; apparently d. before 1812, when a half-brother was named David.
iii. Cynthia Whitney, b. ca. 1793, Granville, NY; d. 3 Apr 1876, Prescott, ON; m. James Holden.
iv. Comfort Whitney, b. 1795, Granville, NY; m.(1) Anna Dake; m.(2) Lucretia Dake.
v. Asa Whitney, b. ca. 1800, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; apparently d. before 1825, when a half-brother was named Asa.
vi. Mary Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1801, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; d. 21 Nov 1886, Cook Co., Illinois; m. 4 Jul 1816, Schenectady, NY, Joseph Gaylord Case.
vii. Alanson Whitney, b. ca. 1802, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; m. Sophia/Sophronia -----. d. 21 Feb 1855, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON.
viii. Sarah Jane Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1805, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; d. 26 Mar 1881, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; m. ca. 1825, Henry Hodge.
ix. Samuel Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1806, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON. d. 20 Jan, 1884, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON; m. Mary Jackson.
x. Jane Whitney, b. ca. 1810, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., ON; d. 2 Jul 1877, Ionia County, Michigan; m. 18 Oct 1827, Augusta Twp. Grenville Co, ON, George Jackson.

Children of David5 and Mary (Glassford) Whitney:

x. David William Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1812; m. Sophronia Wood.
xi. Calvin Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1816, Prescott, ON; m.(1) Hiltha Scott; m.(2) Caroline Conklin; m.(3) Isabella Harrison.
xii. Asa Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1825; m. Bedora Ann Coffin.

Census

  • 1790, Granville, Washington Co., NY: David Whitney, 1 male over 16, 1 male 0-15, and 2 females.
  • 1800 Census Augusta Township, Grenville County, Ontario, Canada, Leeds & Grenville Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, Box 536, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5V7, Canada:
"David Whitney; Adult Men: 1; Adult Women: 1; Male Children: 3; Female Children: 2; Total: 7."

References

  • Legacy Tree Genealogists for Lisa Collier, COLLIERWhitney1604, dated 2 August 2016, [6], accessed 14 Jan 2017.

1.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 59.

2.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 112.

3.^  The Ontario Christian Guardian.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #55048389, David Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #126868659, Mary Glassford Whitney.


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