Family:Whitney, Emily J. (c1837-a1880)

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Emily J. Whitney (Benjamin), daughter of Benjamin and Caroline Elizabeth (Hall) Whitney, was born about 1837, Ontario County, NY, and died 28 Feb 1888, Batavia, Genesee County, NY.

She married, before 1862, Lorenzo W. Dunton, son of William and Judith (Slayton) Dunton. He died 19 Jan 1899, Willard, Seneca County, NY. He was brother of Chauncey Slayton Dunton, who married her sister Clarissa Elizabeth Whitney. He had married firstly, Minerva Ingraham, daughter of Benjamin and Almira (Wheeler) Ingraham. They must have been divorced between 1854 and 1859. She was born about 1827, Bristol, NY, and died 27 Apr 1888, Naples, NY. She was buried in the West River (Lee) Cemetery, Italy, NY. She married secondly before 1859, Stephen B. Gilbert.

He was a Whitney descendant, too: Lorenzo W. Dunton (Judith Slayton, Esther Watkins, Esther4 Whitney, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1).

They were living separately in 1880, but both are listed as "married".

Children of Lorenzo W. and Minerva (Ingraham) Dunton:

i. Lorenzo Dow Dunton, b. 18 Dec 1852, South Bristol, NY; d. 17 Nov 1922, South Bristol, NY; m. 1880, Isabella Naracong.
ii. Chauncey Dunton, b. 1854; d. 9 Mar 1935, Willard, Seneca, NY; bur. Rushville Cemetery, Rushville, Yates, NY; m. 6 Jan 1899, Rochester, NY, Mary J. Montgomery.

Children of Lorenzo W. and Emily J. (Whitney) Dunton:

iii. Essie Dunton, b. ca. 1862, Middlesex, NY; d. 6 Mar 1864, Middlesex, NY; bur. West River (Lee) Cemetery, Italy, NY.
iv. Isabel E. Dunton, b. ca. 1864, Manchester, NY; m. ----- Cleghorn.
v. Hiram W. Dunton, b. ca. 1866, Manchester, NY; in 1899 he resided in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. In December 1890 Hiram lost his right hand and lost the use of his left hand in an accident switching freight cars in Buffalo, NY.
vi. Clark W. Dunton, b. ca. 1868, Manchester, NY; d. 24 Aug 1917 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY.

Census

  • 1870, Middlesex, Yates Co., NY, p. 32:

261 269 Dunton, Lorenzo W. 42 M W Lawyer $400 New York Male citizen over 21 ------, Emely J. 33 F W Keeping House New York ------, Isabelle E. 6 F W New York ------, Hiram W. 4 M W New York ------, Clark W. 2 M W New York

  • 1880, Italy, Yates Co., NY, p. 32:

196 206 Dunton, Lorenzo W M 55 mar Farm Laborer New York Unknown Unknown

  • 1880, Manchester, Ontario Co., NY, p. 10B:

99 114 Francis, John W M 31 mar Works in Drill Shop New York England New York -------, Mary C. W F 28 Wife mar Keeping house " Vermont " -------, Eva M. W F 6 Dau sgl " New York " 115 Dunton, Emily J. W F 43 mar Dress Maker " Vermont " ------, Isabel E. W F 16 Dau sgl At Home " New York " ------, Hiram W. W M 14 Son sgl Works in Iron Foundry " " " ------, Clark B. W M 12 " sgl Farm Laborer " " "

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