Family:Whitney, Eliasaph W. (1799-a1880)

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Eliasaph W.6 Whitney (Josiah5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Josiah5 and Mary (Smith) Whitney, was born 25 Feb 1799, Darien, CT,[1] and died after 1880.

He married, 6 Dec 1824, Darien, CT, Angeline Lounsbury,[2] daughter of John and Jerusha (Webb) Lounsbury. She was born 19 Mar 1801, Stamford, CT, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

"Eliasaph Whitney, b. in Darien, Conn., 25 Feb. 1799; a peddler of Yankee "notions ;" married, 6 Dec. 1824, at Darien, by Rev. Ebenezer Platt, Congregational, to Angeline Lounsbury, dau. of John and Jerusha (Webb) Lounsbury, of Stamford, Conn., where she was born 19 March 1801. They settled in Darien, where she joined the Congregational Church, 1 May 1825. He joined the same church, 4 Nov. 1832, and has since been elected one of its deacons. They were still living at Darien, in June 1874, near the old home of his father, which was torn down in 1866."

Children of Eliasaph6 and Angeline (Lounsbury) Whitney:

i. Mary7 Whitney, b. 17 Oct 1826, Darien, CT; resided Darien, CT, 1880; unmarried.
ii. Henry Platt Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1828, Darien, CT; m. Hannah Maria Brown.
iii. Sarah Amelia Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1832, Darien, CT; d. 12 Apr 1836, Darien, CT; bur. in a private cemetery, Darien, CT.

Census

240 275 Elias Whitney 52 M - Merchant $800 Ct. Angeline " 50 F - " Mary " 24 " - " Henry " 72 M - "

1618 1975 Elizabeth Whitney 60 F - Merchant $800 $1000 Conn. Angeline " 48 F - " Mary " 33 F - " Henry " 31 M - " Florence " 6 F - " Attended school

158 156 Whitney, Eliseph 71 M W No occupation $800 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Angeline 69 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Mary 43 F W Tailoress Connecticut

Eliseph WHITNEY 81 Self M M W CT Laborer CT CT Angelna WHITNEY 79 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT CT Mary WHITNEY 53 Dau F S W CT At Home CT CT

References

1.^  "Eliasph W. [Whitney], s. [Josiah & Mary], b. 25 Feb 1799," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stamford 2:99.

2.^  "Eliasph [Whitney], of Darien, m. Angleine LOUNSBURY, of Stamford, 13 Dec 1824, by Rev. Ebenezer PLATT, Darien 1:6," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Darien 1:6.


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