Family:Whitney, Ephraim (1740-1829)

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Ephraim5 Whitney (Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Zachariah4 and Ruth (Taylor) Whitney, was born 27 Apr 1740 at Pomfret, CT,[1] and died 15 Aug 1829, aged 89 years 3 months 22 days.[2] He is buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Sherburne, NY.

Ephraim married, 15 Apr 1763, Rhoda Taylor, daughter of Samuel and Miriam (Keet) Taylor. She was born 15 Dec 1735, Sunderland, MA, or 15 Dec 1736, Montague, MA, and died 26 Apr 1809, Sherburne, NY, aged 72 years 4 months 11 days. She is buried in Sherburne Quarter Cemetery, Sherburne, NY.

He lived in 1786 and 1787 at Winhall, VT.

Children of Ephraim5 and Rhoda (Taylor) Whitney:

i. Ebenezer6 Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1764, Montague, MA;[3] m.(1) Elizabeth Eaton; m.(2) Sally Pratt.
ii. Ephraim Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1765, Montague, MA;[4] d. 30 Aug 1767, Montague, MA.[5]
iii. Elisha Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1767, Montague, MA;[6] m. Mariam (Marion) Eaton.
iv. Tirzah Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1769, Montague, MA;[7] d. 27 Aug 1852, Montague, MA; "Thirza" m. 18 Jun or 18 Sep 1787, Manchester, VT, Noah Palmer, both of Manchester,[8] b. 9 Feb 1756, Amenia, NY, d. Sep 1840, Ogdensburg, NY, son of Abraham and Abigail (Bull) Palmer.
v. Anna Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1770, Montague, MA;[9] d. 26 Aug 1841, aged 70 years 9 months 5 days; m. circa 1790, Nathaniel Rose, son of Benjamin and Eunice (Brooks) Rose. She appeared on the census of 1791 at Windhall, VT; 1 male 16+, 1 female. She appeared on the census of 1810 at Sherburne, NY; 3 males under 10, 1 male 10-16, 2 males over 45, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 16-26, 2 females 26-45, 1 female over 45.
vi. Ruth Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1772, Montague, MA.[10]
vii. Rhoda Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1774, Montague, MA.[11]
viii. Ephraim Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1778, Scituate, MA; m. Thirza Benedict.

Census

References

1.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Zachariah & Ruth, b. 27 Apr 1740," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Pomfret 1:57.

2.^  Gravestone.

3.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] Mar. 24, 1764," according to Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

4.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] Sept. 15, 1765," according to Montague Vital Records.

5.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Rhoda, [died] Aug. 30, 1767," according to Montague Vital Records.

6.^  "Elisha [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] Aug. 27, 1767," according to Montague Vital Records.

7.^  "Tirzah [Whitney], d. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] Mar. 30, 1769," according to Montague Vital Records.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

9.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. Ephraim and Rhoda, [born] Nov. 21, 1770," according to Montague Vital Records.

10.^  "Ruth [Whitney], d. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] July 28, 1772," according to Montague Vital Records.

11.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], d. Ephraim and Rhody, [born] Nov. 21, 1774," according to Montague Vital Records.


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