Family:Whitney, James (s1785-1835)

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James6 Whitney (Ezekiel5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Ezekiel5 and Patience (Bailey) Whitney, was born say 1785, in CT, and died 1835, Weedsport, NY.

He married, 19 Feb 1814, Saugerties, NY, Sarah Trumpbour, daughter of Valentine and Christina (Eligh) Trumpbour. She was born Nov 1791, Saugerties, NY, and died after Nov 1873.

Phoenix says the following:

"James Whitney, b. in Conn.; a farmer; married, 19 Feb. 1814, at Trumpboursville, in Saugerties, N. Y., Sarah Trumpbour, born at Saugerties, in Nov. 1791, dau. of Valentine and Christina (Eligh) Trumpbour. They settled in Saugerties, and about 1832 or 1833, moved to Weedsport, N. Y., where he died, in 1835, and was buried. She was living at 259 West 43d Street, New York City, in Nov. 1873, with her memory so broken by paralysis that very little could be learned, beyond a partial family-record which she had kept."

Children of James6 and Sarah (Trumpbour) Whitney:

i. Valentine Trumpbour Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1814, Catskill, NY; d. after Nov 1873; m. Sarah Catharine Schoonmaker; res. Saugerties, NY.
ii. Peter Freer Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1817, Catskill, NY; d. after Nov 1873; m. Margaret Freer; res. Catskill, NY.
iii. James Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1818, Saugerties, NY; d. after Apr 1875; m. 20 Jun 1840, Saugerties, NY, Christina Schoonmaker; res. Jersey City, NJ, and Catskill, NY.
iv. Jeremiah Eligh Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1821, Catskill, NY; d. after Nov 1873; m. 31 Dec 1858, West Camp, NY, Isabella Cuscading Lester; res. Saugerties, NY.
v. Christina Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1823, Saugerties, NY; d. after Nov 1873; m. 4 Feb 1839, Saugerties, NY, Michael Saxe Lasher; m.(2) 9 Aug 1859, New York, NY, John Harvey Many; res. New York, NY.
vi. Alexander Cogburn Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1827, Catskill, NY; d. after Nov 1873; m. Sarah Smith; res. Saugerties, NY.
vii. Eleanor Catharine Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1829, Weedsport, NY; d. after Dec 1873; m. 17 Feb 1849, New York, NY, Peter Philo Myer; res. Saugerties, New York, and Deerpark, NY.

Census

1064 1076 Sarah Whitney 60 F - New York Christina Lasher 29 F - " Stephen Craft 20 M - Laborer "

143 Framed $100 168 Sarah Whitney 65 F - - Ulster - 1 63 - - - - - - - - Eligh I. Whitney 31 M - Chld Ulster - - 29 Mechanic 1 - - - - - - Christina Lather 29 F - Chld Ulster - 1 20 - - - - - - - - Alexander Lather 27 M - Chld Ulster - - 25 Mechanic 1 - - - - - -

  • 1860: not found.
  • 1870, New York Ward 22, New York Co., NY:

495 Maney, John 40 M W Carpenter New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Christina 60 F W Keeping House " Whitney, Sarah 77 F W " Myer, Sarah 14 F W " Attended school

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