Family:Whitney, Joseph (1789-1855)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Lemuel6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Lemuel6 and Thankful (Griffeth) Whitney; born 21 Feb 1786, Springfield, VT, and died 9 Sep 1855, Moores, NY.

He married, 18 Feb 1810, Springfield, VT, Orinda Stafford,[1] daughter of Stukely and Ruth (Kingsbury) Stafford. She was born 21 Mar 1789, Springfield, VT, and died 28 May 1870.

He resided in Springfield, VT, where he was reared, until 1829, when he removed with his family to Uniontown, Lower Canada, and engaged in farming, lumbering and general merchandise, where he remained until his removal to Moores, NY, where he died. He resided Springfield, VT, and Mooers, NY.

Children of Joseph7 and Orinda (Stafford) Whitney:

i. Lemuel Griffith8 Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1812, Springfield, VT;[2] m. Catherine E. Conrow.
ii. Stukeley Kingsbury Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1814, Springfield, VT;[3] d. unmarried, killed by horses running away.
iii. Joseph Clinton Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1818 or 14 Apr 1819, Springfield, VT;[4] m. Eliza Baird.
iv. Louisa B. Whitney, b. 1821; m. 14 Mar 1850, Jonathan Mather; resided Whallonsburg, NY. He was b. 1821; is a farmer.
Ch.: Roswell H., b. 7 May 1851; m. Frankie Brown; resided Willsborough, NY; Elisha N., b. 18 Oct 1852; m. Ella Reynolds; resided Willsborough, NY; Sarah C., b. 17 Aug 1854; m. Charles W. Tucker; resided Essex, NY; Mary L., b. 13 Apr 1856; m. Erwin W. Avery; resided Willsborough; John, b. 7 Dec 1859, all resided Willsborough.
v. Elijah Whitney, b. -----; d. unmarried, killed by horses running away.

Census

2349 2549 Joseph Whitney 64 M - Farmer Vt. Oranda do 61 F - do Lemuel G. do 37 M - Farmer $2000 do Catharine do 36 F - N.Y. Elijah do 14 M - Canada Attended school Lewis do 13 M - do Attended school Julia do 10 F - N.Y. Attended school John do 8 M - Canada Attended school Louisa do 6 F - N.Y. Attended school Lemuel Whitney 3 M - N.Y. Clarinda do 1 F - do

251 253 Orenda Whitney 70 M - Farmer $4000 $4000 N.H. Catherin E. 45 F - " N.Y. William E. 25 M - " Canada Joseph L. 23 M - " " Julian 21 M - " N.Y. John 19 M - " Canada L.O.J. 16 F - " N.Y. Attended school Lemuel 13 M - " Attended school Florinda 12 F - " Attended school Johnathan 9 M - " Attended school

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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