Family:Whitney, David St. John (1805-1874)

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David St. John6 Whitney (Henry5, Henry4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Henry5 and Ruth (St. John) Whitney, was born 28 Mar 1805, Fairfield, VT, and died 22 Sept 1874, Sidney Center, NY, in his 70th year, of paralysis. He was buried at Sidney Center, NY.

He married, 3 Mar 1827, Sidney, NY, Lois Northrop, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Hines) Northrop. She was born Jan 1807, Sidney, NY, and died 9 Mar 1868, Sidney Center, NY, aged 61 years. She was buried at Sidney Center, NY.

He apparently married secondly, before 1870, Barbara (Fogus) Dumond. She was born 4 Jul 1820, NY, and died after 1870. She had married firstly, before 1843, William Dumond, of Franklin, NY, who had died 23 Sep 1866.

Phoenix says the following:

"David St. John Whitney, b. at Fairfield, Vt., 28 March 1805; a blacksmith; married, 3 March 1827, at Sidney, N. Y., Lois Northrop, born at Sidney in Jan. 1807, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Hines) Northrop, of Rhode Island. They settled at Sidney Centre, and there died; she, 9 March 1868, aged 61 years; he, 22 Sept. 1874, of paralysis, in his 70th year. He was buried, 24 Sept., by the side of his wife, at Sidney Centre. He had been, for more than twenty years, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and, much of the time, an acceptable class-leader."

Children of David St. John6 and Lois (Northrop) Whitney:

i. John Henry7 Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1827, Sidney, NY; m. Anna Jane Griffin.
ii. Hiram Northrop Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1830, Otego, NY; m. Clarissa Wood Squire.
iii. William Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1831; m. Caroline M. Underwood.
iv. Julia Amanda Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1834, Franklin, NY; m. Merlin Gardner Merithew.
v. Harvey Bradley Whitney, b. 20 May 1838, Sidney, NY; d. 2 Jun 1851, Sidney, NY; bur. in the Sidney Union Cemetery.
vi. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1840, Sidney, NY; m. John Blanchard.
vii. Lois Elizabeth Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1846, Sidney, NY; m. 8 Feb 1871, Sidney, NY, George Henry Huyck, a farmer, b. 1 Feb 1848, Masonville, NY, son of Henry and Hannah Eliza (Teed) Huyck; dwelt, for one year, in Unadilla, NY; and then settled in Sidney, where his parents resided, and were living there in May 1875, without children.
viii. Orson Jay Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1848; m. Amanda Bedell.
ix. Clara Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1850, Sidney, NY; m. George W. Manzor.

Census

115 125 David Whitney 48 M - Farmer $200 N.Y. Louis " 44 F - " John H. " 23 M - Farmer $600 " William " 18 M - " " Attended school Julia " 15 F - " Attended school Sarah Ann " 9 F - " Attended school Louis " 4 F - " Attended school Orson T. " 2 M - " Infant " 4/12 M - "

262 Frame $100 281 David Whitney 51 M - - Vermont 1 - 20 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Lois Whitney 49 F - Wife Delaware 1 - 20 - - - - - - - - Sarah A. Whitney 14 F - Chld Delaware - - 14 - - - - - - - - Lois Whitney 10 F - Chld Delaware - - 10 - - - - - - - - Orson J. Whitney 8 M - Chld Delaware - - 8 - - - - - - - - Clara Whitney 5 F - Chld Delaware - - 5 - - - - - - - -

1029 1014 David Whitney 56 M - Farmer $300 $200 Vermont Lois " 53 F - N.Y. Sarah A. " 19 F - " Lois Whitney 14 F - N.Y. Attended school Orson J. " 12 M - " Attended school

358 376 Whitney, David 63 M W Farmer $1800 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Barbara 49 F W Keeping house " Dumund, Wm. E. 14 M W At home New York Attended school -----, Elmer E. 9 M " " " Attended school

390 412 Merithew, Merlin 47 M W Farmer $8000 $2700 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia A. 25 F W Keeping house " -----, Chas. H. 4 M W At home " Whitney, Clara 19 F W " " Buth, Eli 30 M W Works on farm " Male citizen over 21 Seely, Ira 19 M W " " "

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