Family:Whitney, Joel (1766-1825)

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Joel6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Esther (Parkhurst) Whitney, was born 13 Nov 1766, Conway, MA,[1] and died 31 Jan 1825, Seneca Castle, NY.

He "of Township No. 10 of Ontario Co., N.Y." married 4 Dec 1790 or 6 Jan 1791, Conway, MA, Sybil Wetmore/Whitmore "of Conway",[2] daughter of Oliver and Abigail (Hayden) Wetmore. She was born 21 Jun 1768, Torringford, CT, and died 11 May 1851, Seneca Castle, NY.

He was a well-to-do and respectable farmer and highly esteemed for his sterling integrity. He resided Conway, MA, and Seneca Castle, NY.

Children of Joel6 Whitney and Sybil (Wetmore/Whitmore) Whitney:

i. Ezra7 Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1791; m. Temperance -----.
ii. Phila Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1794; m. 8 Mar 1810, Selah Hart, b. July 7, 1783; d. 4 Jun 1870. He was a farmer. Children:
a. Caroline Hart, b. 24 Apr 1811.
b. Calista Hart, b. 20 Aug 1813.
c. Matilda Hart, b. 20 Jul 1815.
d. Luther Hart, b. 24 Mar 1818.
e. Electa Hart, b. 8 Dec 1821.
f. Mary Ann Hart, b. 10 Feb 1826.
g. Henry L. Hart, b. 14 Apr 1828; resided 40 Park Place, Geneva, NY.
h. Sheron Hart, b. 14 Apr 1831.
iii. Joel Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1796; m. Esther Belding.
iv. Esther Parkhurst Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1798; m. 5 Feb 1816, Benjamin Howes, b. 6 Apr 1787; d. 27 Apr 1863. Children:
a. Helen Howes, b. 22 Jan 1817.
b. Joel Whitney Howes, b. 5 Apr 1819.
c. Clarissa Hayden Howes, b. 20 May 1821.
d. Jane Howes, b. 5 May 1826; m. ----- Bailey.
e. Henry Howes, b. 25 Apr 1831.
f. Almus Howes, b. 23 Jan 1835.
g. Guernsey Howes, b. 23 Apr 1839.
h. Helen Howes, b. m. ----- Moorehouse; Port Byron, NY
i. Whitney Howes, b. -----; Eagle Harbor, NY.
v. Clarissa Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1800; m. before 1835, William Leeson.
vi. Sibyl Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1801; d. 8 Jul 8 1820, aged 18 years 6 months 14 days, unmarried; buried Crittenden Cemetery, Geneva, NY.

Census

6 6 Joel Whitney 54 M - Farmer $9600 N.Y. Esther do 65 F - Mass. Joel B. do 20 M - do N.Y. Attended school Amelia do 15 F - " Attended school William N. do 13 M - " Attended school Mary F. do 9 F - " Attended school Alexander Taylor 23 M - do Ireland Sybel Whitney 82 F - Ct. Abigal Wetmore 71 F - Mass. E. Carol Whitney 17 " - N.Y. Attended school

References

1.^  "Joel [Whitney], s. Jonathan and Esther, [born] Nov. 13, 1766," according to Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1943).

2.^  "Joel [Whitney] [of] Township No. 10 of Ontario [int. adds Co., N.Y.], and Sybil Wetmore [int. of C.], [married] Jan. 6, 1791," according to Conway Vital Records.


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