Family:Whitney, Joseph (1774-1860)

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Lieut. Joseph6 Whitney (Jonathan5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Abigail (Hemminway) Whitney, was born 7 Jun 1774, Fitzwilliam, NH,[1] and died 5 Jan 1860, Wilson, NY, aged 85 of old age.[2]

He married 22 Dec 1805, Perth, NY, Sophia Oliver, daughter of Alexander and Zerviah (Rice) Oliver. She was born 6 Dec 1784, Providence, Saratoga Co., NY, or Brookfield, MA, and died 3 Mar 1860, Wilson, NY, aged 75 of consumption.[3]

He was a farmer, was a soldier in the war of 1812, and acted as a lieutenant and quartermaster. He resided Wilson, NY.

Children of Joseph6 and Sophia (Oliver) Whitney:

i. Benjamin7 Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1807, West Galway, NY; m. ----- -----.
ii. Abigail Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1808; d. 4 Jun 1845; m. John S. Cudaback; 5 ch.; one was William; resided Olcott, NY.
iii. George Whitney, b. 4 Dec 1809, West Galway, NY; d. 15 Aug 1810.
iv. George Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1811; d. 27 Apr 1811, same day.
v. Zervah Oliver Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1812, Broadalbin, NY; d. 17 Dec 1891, Battle Creek, MI; 3 Jul 1834, m. Stephen Rolph. She had 9 ch. A daughter is Mrs. Edward Smith, resided Coldwater, MI, and a son is B. F. Rolph, resided Tekonsha, MI; Joseph W., resided Eaton Rapids, MI; dau. Mrs. Orisa Rhodes resided Hart, MI.
vi. Joseph Washington Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1815, Broadalbin, NY; m. Almira -----.
vii. Franklin Putnam Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1817, Broadalbin, NY; m. Susan W. -----.
viii. Ferdinand R. Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1819; m. A. Elizabeth Perry Harris.
ix. Sophia Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1822; d. 10 Sep 1823.
x. Lorin Jerome Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1824; m. Fanny M. Forbes.
xi. Albert V. Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1826, Wilson, NY; m. Teressa Martha Phelps.
xii. Milton Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1830; m. Charlotte Wilson.

Census

6 6 Joseph Whitney 75 M - Farmer $5700 N.H. Albert " 24 M - N.Y. Milton " 20 M - N.Y. Abigail R. " 14 F - Mi. Attended school Sophia " 65 F - N.Y.

References

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

3.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.


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