Family:Whitney, Jeremiah (1787-1867)

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Jeremiah6 Whitney (Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Jeremiah5 and Sarah (Lee) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1787, Fishkill, NY, and died 4 Aug 1867, Chatham, PA.

He married, 7 Aug 1812, Fishkill, NY, Susan Resseguie, daughter of William and Susan (Partrick) Resseguie. She was born 18 Apr 1796, CT, and died after Nov 1876.

Phoenix says the following:

"Jeremiah Whitney, b. at Fishkill, N. Y., 17 June 1787; a shoe-maker; married, 7 Aug. 1812, at Fishkill, Susan Resseguie, dau. of William and Susan (Partrick) Resseguie, of Conn., where she was born, 18 Ap. 1796. They dwelt in Fishkill, Milo, Beekman, Reading, and Tyrone, all in N. Y., and in Bingham, Penn.; and, about 1838, settled at Chatham, Penn., where he died 4 Aug. 1867. She was living at Niles Valley, Penn., in Nov. 1876."

Children of Jeremiah6 and Susan (Resseguie) Whitney:

i. Joyce F.7 Whitney, b. 1813, Fishkill, NY; m. Hiram Merrick.
ii. Minerva Whitney, b. 1814, Fishkill, NY; d. 10 Mar 1824, Seneca Co., NY; buried Seneca Co., NY.
iii. William Lewis Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1816, Penn Yan, NY; m. Adeline Ives.
iv. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1817, Fishkill, NY; d. after Nov 1876; m. Dahyler Brown; res. Duboistown, PA.
v. Jeremiah Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1819, Fishkill, NY; m. Sarah Goodwin.
vi. Caroline Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1820, Beekman, NY; d. after Nov 1876; m. Lester Merrick; res. Little Marsh, PA.
vii. Elias Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1822, Tyrone, NY; m. Laurette Short.
viii. Susan Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1824, Seneca Co., NY; d. after Nov 1876; m. 1 Mar 1847, Middlebury, PA, Charles Sweet; res. Niles Valley, PA.
ix. Phebe Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1825, Reading, NY; d. 6 Feb 1855, Chatham, PA; buried Chatham, PA.
x. Sunilda Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1827, Reading, NY; m. Horatio Seymour Keeney.
xi. Joseph Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1830, Tyrone, NY; m. Julia Spencer.
xii. Polly Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1831, Tyrone, NY; d. after Nov 1876; m. Alonzo Button; res. Crooked Creek, PA.
xiii. Riley Whitney, b. 20 May 1833, near Bingham Centre, PA; m. Mary Lizette Short.
xiv. Delilah Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1834, near Bingham Centre, PA; d. after Aug 1876; m. 4 Oct 1854, Chatham, PA, Francis Short; res. Chatham, PA.
xv. Fitch Whitney, b. 27 May 1837, Bingham, PA; m. Sally Ann Spencer.
xvi. Newberry Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1839, Chatham, PA; m. Annette Edwards.

Census

104 108 Jeremiah Whitney 63 M - Shoemaker $165 N.Y. Susan Whitney 55 F - Conn. Illiterate Riley Whitney 16 M - Labourer Pa. Attended school Delilah Whitney 14 F - Pa. Attended school Fitch Whitney 13 M - Pa. Attended school Newberry Whitney 9 M - Pa. Attended school Phebe Whitney 22 F - N.Y. Joseph Whitney 21 M - Labourer N.Y.

1241 1256 Jeremiah Whitney 70 M - Conn. Susan " 63 F - " Newbury " 20 M - Farmer $800 $250 Pa.

172 178 Whitney, Newbury 30 M W Farmer $600 $350 Penna. Male citizen over 21 -----, Annette 25 F W Keeps house New York -----, Charles 9 M W Penna. Attended school -----, Susan 78 F W Invalid New York

  • 1880, Susan not found.

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