Family:Whitney, Edward (1788-1863)

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Edward6 Whitney (Nathan5, Richard4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Nathan5 and Hannah (Taylor) Whitney, was born 1 Aug 1788, Danbury, CT,[1] and died 9 Dec 1863, Liberty, NY, aged 75 years 4 months 8 days.

He married, Madison, NY, Mary Furniss, daughter of David and Rhoda (Hinds) Furniss. She was born 25 Aug 1793, Worcester, MA, and died 27 Apr 1865, Eaton Village, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

"Edward Whitney, b. in Danbury, Conn., 1 Aug. 1788; a teacher and book-keeper; married, in Madison, N. Y., Mary Furniss, of Madison, dau. of David and Rhoda (Hinds) Furniss, of Worcester, Mass., where she was born 25 Aug. 1793. They dwelt in Madison, and afterward at Stevensville, in Liberty, N. Y., where he died, 9 Dec. 1863, aged 75 years, 4 months, and 8 days, and was buried. She died, 27 Ap. 1865, at Eaton Village, N. Y., and was buried at Madison Village."

Children of Edward6 and Mary (Furniss) Whitney:

i. John Taylor7 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1815, Madison, NY; m. Mary Groves.
ii. Eliza Maria Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1817, Madison, NY; m. Sep 1840, Madison Village, NY, William Manchester, son of William Manchester, of Madison; d. 10 Oct 1848, Madison, NY, without children, and was buried in Madison Village. He was living at Morrisville, NY, in Apr 1874.

Census

194 200 Marvin N. Smith 30 M - Laborer $600 N.Y. Hannah " 21 F - " Adelaided Stillman 7 F - " Attended school Mary Whitney 56 F - Mass. Peter Grover 36 M - " N.Y.

66 Framed $1000 75 John T. Whitney 39 M - - Madison - - 21 Book Keeper 1 - - - - 1 - Mary " 61 F - Moth Mass. - W 5 - - - - - - - - Jane Barnes 20 F - Srvt Otsego - - 3 - - - - - - - -

458 468 Sylvanus Kimball 58 M - Farmer $2000 $275 New York Charlotte " 17 F - Housework " Herman " 15 M - " Attended school George " 8 M - " Attended school 469 William " 49 M - Farmer " Charlotte " 80 F - Housework Massachusetts Aigail Gill 23 F - New York Robert Gill 17 M - Farm Laborer " Edward Whitney 70 M - Clerk Connecticut

799 799 John T. Whitney 45 M - Post Master $1900 $8000 N.Y. Mary " 68 F - Mass. Jane Gardner 32 F - N.Y.

References

1.^  "Edward [Whitney], [s. Nathan & Hannah], b. 1 Aug 1788," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Danbury 1:435.


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