Family:Whitney, Dexter (1802-1872)

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Dexter7 Whitney (Asa), son of Asa and ----- (Jackson) Whitney, was born 1802, NY, and died 1872. He is buried in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY.

He married, 23 Nov 1822, Eliza Day, daughter of Abraham and Anna (Brooks) Day. She was born 9 Mar 1806, Chester, MA, and died 1891, aged 84 years. She is buried in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY.

They resided Triangle, NY.

"His father, Dexter Whitney, was born in 1794, and died in 1867.[[sic] . . . Dexter Whitney married Eliza Day, a daughter of Abram Day, of Massachusetts, who was also an early settler, coming here about 1800, and whose wife was Anna Brooks, of Massachusetts.

"Dolphus S. Whitney is the sixth child and second son of twelve children born to his parents, six of whom are now living, and in this town of Triangle, namely: Aurelia, wife of Stephen Losee; Annette, wife of George P. Sibley; Dolphus S.; Joseph B.; Adelbert R.; and William D. The mother of these children died in 1891, in her eighty-fourth year, universally beloved and mourned by a large circle of friends. Dolphus was brought up on the farm, received a fair education, and was early accustomed to the habits of industry."[1]

Children of Dexter and Eliza (Day) Whitney:

i. (child) Whitney, b. say 1823; not in family in 1830.
ii. (child) Whitney, b. say 1825; not in family in 1830.
iii. Aurelia E. Whitney, b. 1827, NY; d. 1906; m. before 1850, Stephen Losee, b. 1828, d. 1904. They are buried in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY.
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1829, NY.
v. Annette H. Whitney, b. 1832, NY; d. 1899, Triangle, NY; m. 1850-1860, George Pearley Sibley, b. 1830, d. 1919. They are buried in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY.
vi. Dolphus S. Whitney, b. 1833, NY; m.(1) Laurancy Crandall; m.(2) Corphelia E. Day.
vii. Joseph B. Whitney, b. 1835, NY; m. Emerette B. -----.
viii. Sophronia Whitney, b. ca. 1838, NY; m. 24 Mar 1855, Triangle, NY, Luther L. Olmstead, son of Luman and Laurancy (Taft) Olmstead, b. 31 Dec 1830, d. 11 Jan 1878.
ix. Dexter Whitney, b. ca. 1840, NY; died 10 Aug 1863, Yorktown, VA, of disease; mustered in 12 Aug 1862, Binghamton, NY, as Private, 16th Independent Battery, New York Light Artillery. Buried Yorktown Battlefield Cemetery. His mother received a pension for his service, #268054.
x. Abram T. Whitney, b. 1841; m. Frances A. -----.
vii. (child) Whitney, b. say 1843; not in family in 1850.
viii. (child) Whitney, b. say 1845; not in family in 1850.
xi. Adelbert Rosorn Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1847, Broome Co., NY; m. Marintha Caroline Baker.
xii. William Day Whitney, b. 9 Jan 1849, Broome Co., NY; d. 1924. He is buried in South Street Cemetery, Triangle, NY.

Census

297 313 Dexter Whitney 48 M W Farmer $7000 New York Eliza " 44 F " Masschts Annett " 18 F " New York Dolphus " 16 M " " Attended school Joseph " 14 M " " Attended school Safrona " 12 M " " Attended school Dexter " Jr. 10 M " " Attended school Abraham " 5 M " " Attended school Adalbut " 3 M " " William " 1 M " "

103 Framed -- 113 Dexter Whitney 53 M - - Broome Co. 1 - 52 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Eliza Whitney 49 F - Wife Mass. - - 53 - - - - - - - - Dexter Whitney 15 M - Chld Broome Co. - - 15 - - - - - - - - Abraham Whitney 13 M - " " - - 13 - - - - - - - - Adelbert Whitney 8 M - " " - - 8 - - - - - - - - William Whitney 6 M - " " - - 6 - - - - - - - - 114 Dolphus Whitney 21 M - - Broome Co. 1 - 21 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Laurancy Whitney 17 F - Wife Chenango Co. - - 8 - - - - - - - -

652 628 Dexter Whitney 58 M - Farmer $4000 $3000 New York Eliza " 56 F - " Dexter " Jr. 20 M - " Attended school Abraham " 18 M - " Attended school Adelbert " 13 M - " Attended school William " 11 M - " Attended school

355 389 Whitney, Dexter 65 M W No Occupation $800 $5000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 60 F W Keeping House New York -----, William 28 M W Dry Goods Merchant $700 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Berdilla 7 F W At Home New York Attended school

Henrietta LOSEE 33 Self F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Nora LOSEE 17 Dau F S W NY At Service NY NY Willis LOSEE 6 Son M S W NY At School NY NY Frankie LOSEE 4 Son M S W NY At School NY NY Florance LOSEE 6M Dau F S W NY NY NY Eliza WHITNEY 74 Othe F W W MA MA MA

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Anonymous, Biographical review: this volume contains biographical sketches of the leading citizens of Broome County, New York. (Boston: Biographical Review Pub. Co., 1894), pp. 688-689.


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