Family:Whitney, Erastus (1787-1855)

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Erastus6 Whitney (Samuel5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel5 and Mary (St. John) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1787, and died 13 Nov 1855, Henderson, NY. He was buried in the Carpenter Cemetery.

He married firstly, 1809, Henderson, NY, Hannah Jerome, daughter of Zerubbabel and Barbara (Hart) Jerome. She was born 8 May 1785, Bristol, CT, and died 10 May 1822, Henderson, NY. She was buried in the Carpenter Cemetery.

He married secondly, 26 Sep 1822, Henderson, NY, Betsey Wood, daughter of Ephraim and Phebe (Finney) Wood. She was born 3 Jul 1789, Westmoreland, NY, and died 21 Sep 1875, Henderson, NY. She was buried in the Carpenter Cemetery.

Phoenix says the following:

... a farmer .... They settled in Henderson, and there died (he ... "respected and beloved by all who knew him;" ...) .... They were members of the Universalist Church.

Children of Erastus6 and Hannah (Jerome) Whitney:

i. Jonathan Hart Jerome7 Whitney, b. 28 Jun 1811, Henderson, NY; m. Martha Ann Bulfinch.
ii. Truman Orson Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1813, Henderson, NY; m. Martha Wood.
iii. Sophronia Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1814, Henderson, NY; m. William Riley Nutting.
iv. Huldah Maria Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1816, Henderson, NY; m. Cornelius Vorce.
v. Frederick Randall Whitney, b. 6 Jan 1818, Henderson, NY; m.(1) Cornelia Vorce; m.(2) Hannah B. -----.
vi. Dorville Herbert Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1820, Henderson, NY; m. Mary Ann Ingalls.

Children of Erastus6 and Betsey (Wood) Whitney:

vii. Hannah Burnham7 Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1824, Henderson, NY; m.(1) Charles Lewis Ingalls; m.(2) Archibald Vorce.
viii. Betsey Alphreda Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1826, Henderson, NY; m. Samuel Hungerford Nutting.
ix. Fanny Ackley Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1828, Henderson, NY; m. Stevenson Edmond Ingalls.
x. Eveline Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1832, Henderson, NY; m. Charles Sias.

Census

78 81 Erastus Whitney 63 M - Farmer [N.Y.] Betsey " 60 F - N.H. Charles Sias 23 M - " [N.Y.] Married in year Evaline " 17 F - [N.Y.] Married in year

159 Frame $100 176 Whitney, Erastus 68 M - - Saratoga 1 - 46 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Whitney, Betsey 65 F - Wife New Hampshire 1 - 32 - - - - - - - - Sias, Charles 27 M - SiL Jefferson 1 - 27 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Sias, Sally E. 23 F - Wife Jefferson 1 - 23 - - - - - - - - Sias, Lucy 3 F - Chld Jefferson - - 3 - - - - - - - -

748 761 Trueman O. Whitney 47 M - Farmer $12800 $1500 N.Y. Pattie M. " 44 F - House Keeper " Alvira " 18 F - " Work " Attended school Myron B. " 17 M - Farm " Attended school Byron S. " 10 M - " Attended school Jay R. " 4 F - " Adda H. " 11 F - " Attended school Betsy Whitney 70 F - Domestic N.H.

79 85 Nutting, Samuel 48 M W Carpenter $4000 $600 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Betsey A. 43 F W Keeping house New York -----, Mary Vic. 16 F W At home New York -----, Erastus W. 8 M W At school New York Attended school Whitney, Betsey 80 F W At home New York Nutting, Eldredge 15 M W Farm Laborer New York

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