Family:Whitney, Elijah (1790-1870)

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Elijah Whitney (Samuel, Elijah), son of Samuel and Sibbel (Phillips) Whitney, was born 14 Mar 1790, Albany Co., NY, and died 10 May 1870, Sanford, NY, aged 80 years of a stomach ailment.[1]

He married Polly Boomhour, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Gregory) Boomhour/Baumhauer. She was born 10 Jun 1802, Delaware Co., NY, and died 16 Mar 1862, Sanford, NY.

Both are buried in the McClure Cemetery, Sanford, NY.

Children of Elijah and Polly (Boomhour) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. (prob.) Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1822, NY; m. bef. 1845, Charles H. Jenkins, b. ca. 1811, NY; res. Windsor, Broome Co., NY, in 1850. Children:
a. Jacob Whitney Jenkins, b. ca. 1845.
b. James H. Jenkins, b. ca. 1847.
i. Catherine Whitney, b. ca. 1827, NY; d. 8 Jul 1865, Sanford, NY; m. Noah Bathrick.
ii. Samuel Whitney, b. Jun 1828, Delaware Co., NY; m. Abigail -----.
iii. Electa Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1831, Davenport, NY; m. ca. 1855, Adam Kilbun Hamlin.
iv. Jacob Whitney, b. Jun 1832, Delaware Co., NY; m. Rosella Child.
v. Rachel Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1834, Sanford, NY, or Delaware Co., NY; m. Henry Huyck.
vi. Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1837, Delaware Co., NY; d. ca. 1885.
vii. Philip Whitney, b. ca. 1838, NY; d. 27 Dec 1839, West Davenport, NY.
viii. Ellen S. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, Delaware Co., NY.

Census

278 280 Elijah Whitney 62 M - Farmer $2500 N.Y. Polly " 46 F - " Samuel " 21 M - " Jacob " 17 M - " Attended school Electa " 19 F - " Rachel " 15 F - " Attended school Ann " 13 F - " Attended school Ellen " 9 F - " Attended school Noah Bathrick 24 M - " Catharine " 23 F - " Emma " 3/12 F - " Amanda " 35 F - "

18 Framed $500 16 Eligah Whitney 65 M - - Albany Co. 1 - 13 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Polly " 53 F - Wife Delaware Co. 1 - 13 - - - - - - - - Samuel " 27 M - Chld " - - 13 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Electa " 25 F - " " - - 13 - - - - - - - - Jacob " 23 M - " " - - 13 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Rachel " 21 F - " " - - 13 - - - - - - - - Anne " 19 F - " " - - 13 - - - - - - - - Ellen " 14 F - " " - - 13 - - - - - - - - Jacob W. Jenkins 10 M - GrCh Otsego Co. - - 4 - - - - - - - - Amanda Whitney 43 F - Sist Delaware Co. - - 13 Taylorist - - - - - - -

1416 1416 Elijah Whitney 71 M - Farmer $8500 $980 N.Y. Polly " 56 F - " Jacob " 25 M - Farm Laborer " Jacob Jenkins 14 M - " Attended school James " 11 M - " Attended school

The Jenkins boys were probably grandsons.

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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