Family:Whitney, Horace (1787-1869)

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Horace7 Whitney (Ezra6, Ezra5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Ezra6 and Sally (Hooker) Whitney, was born 7 Sep 1787, Athens Township, Windham Co., VT, and died 14 Mar 1869, probably Burns, NY, aged 80 years 6 months 7 days. He was buried in Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY.

On 8 Aug 1809, Horace was involved in a land transaction in Rockingham, Windham Co, VT.

On 19 May 1812, Horace was involved in a land transaction in Rockingham, Windham Co, VT.

At a town meeting held 10 March 1817, Horace Whitney was one of twelve men elected "for Heyward for the town of Rockingham". A "hayward" is an official in charge of public fencing and impounding stray animals.

He married, 27 Mar 1817, Rockingham, VT, Hannah Towne,[1] daughter of John and Hannah (Russell) Towne. She was born about 9 May 1795, MA, and died 15 Jun 1851, aged 76 years 1 month 6 days. She was buried in Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY.

He moved with his parents and siblings from the family home in Vermont to Allegany County, NY, in 1817.

In 1820, Horace Whitney and his family were enumerated in Orcean (Ossian) Township, Allegany Co. (now Livingston Co), NY. The family consisted of 1 male 26-45, 1 female 16-26, and 1 female 0-10. One person was engaged in agriculture.

In 1830, Horace Whitney and his family were enumerated in Burns Township, Allegany Co., NY. The family consisted of 1 male 40-50 [Horace], 2 males 5-10 [Norton, Stedmand], 1 female 30-40 [Hannah], and 3 females 0-5 [unknown, Helen, Weltha].

In 1840, Horace Whitney and his family were enumerated in Burns Township, Allegany Co., NY. The family consisted of 1 male 50-60 [Horace], 2 males 15-20 [Norton, Stedmond], 1 female 40-50 [Hannah], 1 female 15-20 [unknown], 2 females 10-15 [Hellen, Weltha], 2 females 5-10 [Alzina, Luthera], and 1 female 0-5 [Louisa]. Four people were engaged in agriculture.

In 1850, Horace Whitney and his family were enumerated in Burns Township, Allegany Co., NY. Horace owned $3000, Stedman owned $1800.

In 1860, Horace Whitney and his family were enumerated in Burns Township, Allegany Co., NY. Horace owned $3000 in real estate, $1000 in personal estate. Helen owned $40 in real estate.

Children of Horace7 and Hannah (Towne) Whitney:

i. Nortmy8 Whitney, b. about Aug 1817; d. 22 Jan 1821, aged 3 years 5 months; bur. Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY.
ii. Norton Whitney, b. 22 Mar 1822, NY; m. Martha -----.
iii. Stedmand Whitney, b. about 1824, NY; m. Mary L. Campbell.
iv. Hannah Whitney, b. about 1826, NY; d. 8 Aug 1896 aged 70 years; bur. Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY.
v. Hellen Whitney, b. about 1828, NY; d. 1873; bur. Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY; m. before 1867, Joseph Dresser.
vi. Weltha Whitney, b. about 1830, NY; d. 1901; bur. Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY; unmarried.
vii. Alzina Whitney, b. about 1832, NY; d. 1904; bur. Canaseraga Cemetery, Burns, NY; unmarried.
viii. Luthera Whitney, b. about 1834, NY; d. after 1880; unmarried.
ix. Louisa Whitney, b. about 1840, NY; d. after 1850; not found in 1860 or later censuses.

Census

890 980 Horace Whitney 61 M - Farmer $3000 Vt. Hannah Whitney 55 F - Mass. Stedmand Whitney 26 M - Farmer $1800 [N.Y.?] Hellen Whitney 22 F - " Weltha Whitney 20 F - " Attended school Alzina Whitney 18 F - " Attended school Luthera Whitney 16 F - " Attended school Louisa Whitney 10 F - " Attended school

117 Frame $200 123 Horace Whitney 66 M - - Vt. - 1 37 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Hannah " 29 F - Dau Allegany - - 29 - - - - - - - - Hellen " 27 F - Dau " - - 28 - - - - - - - - Weltha " 25 F - Dau " - - 25 - - - - - - - - Alzina " 23 F - Dau " - - 23 - - - - - - - - Luthera " 20 F - Dau " - - 20 - - - - - - - - Louisa Whitney 15 F - Dau " - - William Pilbost 17 U - Srvt " - -

114 114 Horace Whitney 71 M - Farmer $3000 $1000 Vermont Hannah 34 F - New York Helen 32 F - $40 Do Wealthy 30 F - Do Elzina 20 F - Do

55 Frame $250 56 Horeis Whitny 75 M - ---- [?]erman A. - 1 1 1 - Farmer 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Norton Whitny 23 M - Son Allegany - 1 - 1 - 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Hannah Whitny 38 F - Dau Allegany - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - Helen Whitny 37 F - Dau Allegany - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - Welthy Whitny 35 F - Dau Allegany - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - Alsiny Whitny 33 F - Dau Allegany - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - Horace E. Whitny 4 M - Son Allegany - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

143 148 Whitney, Norton 47 M W Farmer $6000 $600 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah 44 F W Keeping House New York -----, Wealtha 40 F W Keeping House New York -----, Alsina 38 F W Keeping House New York -----, Horace 9 M W At Home New York Attended school Clark, Daniel 26 M W Works on farm New York Male citizen over 21

Weltha WHITNEY 50 Self F S W NY Farmer VT VT Alzina WHITNEY 48 Sis F S W NY At Home VT VT Fred N. DRESSER 12 Neph M S W NY At Home NY NY Alfred L. DRESSER 11 Neph M S W NY At Home NY NY Mary H. DRESSER 7 Niec F S W NY At Home NY NY

Norton WHITNEY 58 Self M W W NY Farmer NY NY Hannah WHITNEY 54 Sis F S W NY Keeping House NY NY Horace E. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NY At Home NY NY

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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