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.
Ch: Caroline, b. 24 Apr 1811; Calista, b. 20 Aug 1813; Matilda, b. 20 Jul 1815; Luther, b. 24 Mar 1818; Electa, b. 8 Dec 1821; Mary Ann, b. 10 Feb 1826; Henry L., b. 14 Apr 1828; resided 40 Park Place, Geneva, NY: Sheron, 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.
Ch: Helen, b. 22 Jan 1817; Joel Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1819; Clarissa Hayden, b. May 20, 1821; Jane Howes Bailey, b. 5 May 1826; Henry, b. 25 Apr 1831; Almus, b. 23 Jan 1835; Guernsey, b. 23 Apr 1839; Helen Howes Moorehouse, Port Byron, NY; Whitney Howes, 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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