Family:Whitney, David (1795-1878)

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David7 Whitney (David6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of David6 and Susanna (Huntington) Whitney, was born 18 Dec 1795, Tunbridge, VT,[1] and died 26 Nov 1878, Tunbridge, VT.

He "of Tunbridge, Vt." married, Pepperell, MA, 10 Sep 1818, Lydia Parker.[2] She was born 21 Jun 1798, and died 21 Aug 1876.

He resided Tunbridge, VT.

Children of David7 and Lydia (Parker) Whitney:

i. Susan8 Whitney, b. 1819; d. 7 Nov 1865; m. 9 Sep 1855, Tunbridge, VT, Lorenzo D. Moxley.[3] Children:
a. Alice A. Moxley, b. -----; res. in Tunbridge, VT.
ii. Alma Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1831; m. 10 Dec 1861, Arvill P. Salter; res. North Tunbridge, VT. He was born 5 Dec 1826. Children:
a. Herbert A. Salter, b. 29 Oct 1862; res. Lexington, MA.
b. Wilber N., b. 15 Oct 1864; m. 1891, ----- -----; res. Tunbridge, VT.
iii. Leicester F. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, Tunbridge, VT; m. 25 Jan 1877, Tunbridge, VT, Hattie Swan, b. 1855, Tunbridge, dau. of William & Harriet7 (Whitney) Swan.[4] They were second cousins. See Family:Whitney, Thomas (1780-1862).

Notes

Lester/Leicester F. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, VT, would seem to be a grandson, not a son, of David. Possibly his mother was David's daughter Susan. Alternatively, he could be an adopted child. His marriage record does call him son of David.

Census

38 41 David Whitney Jr. 54 M - Farmer $1300 Vt. Lydia " 51 F - Mass. Susan " 29 F - Vt. Alma " 18 F - " Attended school Leicester " 2 M - " Sybel Parker 84 F - Mass.

2321 2489 David Whitney 65 M - $600 $300 Vermont Lydia " 62 F - $600 $300 Mass. Almia " 24 F - Vermont Lester F. " 12 M - "

53 53 Salter, Averill P. 42 M W Farmer $1000 $6000 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Alma 38 F W Keep house " " Emma A. 14 F W S. Teacher " Attended school " Hervent 7 M W " Attended school " Wilbur 5 M W " Attended school " Besheba 83 F W " 54 Whitney, David 73 M W Farmer $2600 $800 " Male citizen over 21 " Lydia 71 F W Keep house Mass. " Lester F. 22 M W Vt. Male citizen over 21

Lester T. WHITNEY 32 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Harrett E. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Orian WHITNEY 1 Son M S W VT VT VT Harrett W. SWAN 65 MotL F D W VT VT VT Elmer FARRER 17 Oth M S W --- Works On Farm --- ---

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "David [Whitney] of Tunbridge, Vt., and Lydia Parker, [married] Sept. 10, 1818," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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