Family:Whitney, Elijah (1773-1849)

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Elijah6 Whitney (Elijah5, John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Elijah5 and Chloe (Beckley) Whitney, was born 25 Feb 1773, Canaan, CT,[1] and died 10 Dec 1849, Scriba, NY, aged 76 years

He married, 7 Jan 1794, Norfolk, CT, Rhoda Thrall,[2] daughter of Charles and Margaret (Thrall) Thrall. She was born 22 Apr 1776, Torrington, CT, and apparently died between 1820 and 1830.

Children of Elijah6 and Rhoda (Thrall) Whitney:

i. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1795; deduced from 1800 census.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1797; deduced from 1800 census.
iii. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1799; deduced from 1800 census.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1803; deduced from 1820 census.
v. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1805; deduced from 1820 census.
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1806; deduced from 1820 census.
vii. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1809; deduced from 1820 census.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. say 1811; deduced from 1820 census.
vii. (daughter) Whitney, b. say 1813; deduced from 1820 census.

Census

  • 1800, Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT: Elijah Whitney Jr, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 16-25, and 3 females 0-9.
  • 1810: not found.
  • 1820, Hannibal, Oswego Co., NY: Elijah Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 16-17, 1 male 0-9, 1 female 26-45, 3 females 16-25, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 0-9; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Scriba, Oswego Co., NY: Elijah Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 20-29, 2 females 15-19.
  • 1840: not found.
  • 1850: not found.

References

1.^  Canaan, Connecticut, Town Records, Volume A, 1744 – 1898, microfilm 1,503,196, Item 1, page 20. Also, "Elijah [Whitney], s. Elijah & Cloe, b. 25 Feb 1773," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Canaan A:30.

2.^  "Elijah Whitney & Rhoda Thrall, [married] 7 Jan. 1794," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Norfolk, 1:68.


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