Family:Whitney, Elisha (1774-1853)

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Elisha6 Whitney (Elijah5, John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Elijah5 and Chloe (Beckley) Whitney, was born 10 Aug 1774, Canaan, CT,[1] and died 26 Dec 1853, Scriba, NY, aged 79 years.

He married, say 1800, Sally Colt. She was born 1776 and died 23 Dec 1837, Scriba, NY.

Children of Elisha6 and Sally (Colt) Whitney:

i. Truman7 Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1803, Onondaga Co., NY; d. between 1860 and 1870.
ii. Adeline Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1807, Pompey, NY; d. 24 Jun 1887, Scriba, NY; m. Lyman Phillips.
iii. Hulda Rosa Whitney, b. 1813; d. 9 Feb 1834.
iv. Chester Hopkins Whitney, b. ca. 1816, NY; m. Laura Eliza Geer.

Census

1858 2121 Chester H. Whitney 34 M - Farmer $1500 N.Y. Laura B. " 28 F - " Ellen R. " 10 " - " Attended school Mahlon H. " 8 M - " Attended school Susan A. " 5 F - " Attended school Elisha " 76 M - None Conn.

208 Frame $75 224 Lyman Phillips 57 M - - R.I. 1 - 33 Hatter 1 - - - - 1 - Adaline Phillips 47 F - Wife Onondaga 1 - 33 - - - - - - - - Lucian Phillips 22 M - Chld Oswego - - 22 Farming 1 - - - - - - Caroline Phillips 17 F - Chld Do - - 17 - - - - - - - - Truman Whitney 51 M - Brot Onondaga - - 34 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 -

130 130 Leonard Copeland 52 M - Farmer $5200 $1172 N.Y. Maria " 51 F - Mass. Amos " 21 M - Farmer N.Y. Leonard " 18 M - " " Attended school Helen " 15 F - " Attended school Truman Whitney 56 M - Farmer $1000 " Geo. Hudson 17 M - Laborer " Attended school Rebecca " 17 F - " England Illiterate

References

1.^  Canaan, Connecticut, Town Records, Volume A, 1744 – 1898, microfilm 1,503,196, Item 1, page 20. Also "Elisha [Whitney], s. Elisha & Cloe, b. 10 Aug 1774," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Canaan A:30.


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