Family:Whitney, John (1780-1849)

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John6 Whitney (Abijah5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Abijah5 and Elizabeth (Ellsworth) Whitney, was born 20 Jan 1780, Warwick, NY, and died 6 Apr 1849, Brooklyn, NY.

He married, 20 Oct 1804, Chester, NY, Susanna Smith. She died 29 Dec 1847, Florida, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . settled at Florida, in Warwick, . . . . He went, in Nov. 1848, to dwell with his daughters, in Brooklyn, N. Y., and there died, 6 Ap. 1849. They were buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery. He served in the war of 1812.

Children of John6 and Susanna (Smith) Whitney:

i. Oscar Fitzoland7 Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1805, Florida, NY; m. Christian Ann Cary.
ii. Eliza Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1807, Florida, NY; was living at 193 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, N. Y., in May 1875, unmarried.
iii. Amanda Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1809, Florida, NY; d. 18 Dec 1809, Florida, NY, and was buried there.
iv. William Anson Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1810, Florida, NY; a draper and tailor, at 515 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, in Apr 1875.
v. Melicent Whitney, b. 6 May 1813, Florida, NY; was living at 193 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY, in May 1875, unmarried.
vi. Alonzo Delevan Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1815, Florida, NY; was living in Minnesota, in Ap. 1875.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1818, Florida, NY; was living at 193 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY, in May 1875, unmarried.
viii. John Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1821, Florida, NY; d. 19 Oct 1831, Florida, NY, and was buried there.

Census

566 852 John McCormick 38 M - Painter Ireland Frances " 31 F - N.Y. Mary " 8 F - " Attended school John " 7 M - " Attended school William " 5 M - " William H. Powell 42 M - Clerk " Stephen H. " 20 M - Clerk " Hetty " 38 F - " John G. " 20 M - Clerk " 853 Elisa Whitman 45 F - Seamstress $500 " Milisant 40 F - Seamstress " Mary Whitney 38 F - Seamstress N.Y.

729 1657 Nevius, Isaac 53 M W Sash and Blind Maker New Jersey Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria 50 F W Keeping house Do 1658 Whitney, Eliza 54 F W Tailoress New York -----, Mellicent 50 F W Do Do -----, Amelia 48 F W Do Do 1659 Blackmer, Geo. 41 M W Letter Carrier Mass. -----, Elizabeth 38 F W Keeping house New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Willett 4 M W Do

Elisa WHITNEY 64 Self F S W NY House Keeper NY NY Milicent WHITNEY 62 Sis F S W NY House Keeper NY NY Mary WHITNEY 50 Sis F S W NY Dress Maker NY NY

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