Family:Whitney, Eli (1795-a1860)

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Eli7 Whitney (James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of James6 and Eunice (Johnson) Whitney, was born 25 Feb 1795, Newtown, CT,[1] and died after 1860.

He married, Dorcas Austin. She was born about 1797, NY, and died after 1860.

He resided Horseheads, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

"Eli Whitney, b. in Newtown, Conn., 25 Feb. 1795; a shoemaker, butcher, and painter; married Dorcas Austin, dau. of Samuel Austin. His last residence was at Horseheads, N. Y., and he died there."

Children of Eli7 and Dorcas (Austin) Whitney:

i. (son)8 Whitney, b. 1815-1820; d. after 1840.
i. Sarah Bronson8 Whitney, b. ca. 1820, Danby, NY; m. Albert McKinney; resided Southport, NY. He was in the war, in 141st Regiment New York State volunteers.
ii. Charles Lewis Whitney, b. 1825-1830, Danby, NY; d. 8 Sep 1843, Elmira, NY; unmarried.
iii. Jerusha Whitney, b. ca. 1825-1830; d. before 1850, and probably before 1840, Newfield, NY.
iv. Lucretia Frances Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1825, Newfield, NY; d. 6 Feb 1910, Caton, NY; m. 28 Sep 1843, Elmira, NY, William Henry Brace; b. 30 Nov 1820, Danby, NY; resided Caton, NY.
v. Theresa Pamelia Whitney, b. ca. 1828, NY; unmarried in 1860.
vi. Samuel Austin Whitney, b. ca. 1830, Newfield, NY; m. Lucinda Devoe.
vii. Philo Lorenzo Whitney, b. 30 May 1833, Newfield, NY; m. Ann Elizabeth Zeak.
viii. Henry Eli Whitney, b. ca. 1836, NY; m. Sarah (Van Guilder) Ingalls.
ix. Alozia Whitney, b. ca. 1848, NY; m. Elmira, NY, Albert McKinney; resided Southport, NY. He enlisted, 15 Aug. 1862, in Co. D, 141st Reg., N. Y. S. Vol.; and was discharged 4 Feb. 1863.

Census

832 906 Eli Whitney 56 M - Painter Conn. Dorcas " 53 F - N.Y. Sarah " 30 F - " Theresa " 22 F - " Samuel " 20 M - Harness Maker " Philo " 18 M - Farmer " Attended school Henry " 14 M - " Attended school Louisa " 2 F - "

470 474 Eli Whitney 65 M - Shoemaker $800 $400 Conn. Dorcas Whitney 63 F - N.Y. Teresa Whitney 32 F - Tailoress $175 N.Y. Henry Whitney 23 M - Laborer N.Y. Alosia Whitney 11 F - N.Y. Attended school

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1870, Teresa not found.

References

1.^  "Eli [Whitney], s. [James & Eunice], b. 25 Feb 1795," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Newtown 1:52.


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