Family:Whitney, Joshua (1777-1849)

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Joshua6 Whitney (Joshua5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Anna (Ashley) Whitney, was born 4 Jan 1777, Canaan, CT,[1] and died 9 Apr 1849, Toledo, OH.

He married, 20 May 1798, Granville, MA, Eunice Clark.[2] She was born 6 Jul 1773, and died 31 Dec 1838.

Soon after his marriage, with his father, Joshua, and his eldest brother, he engaged in the manufacture of iron, which was largely made into anchors, and also in mercantile business. After the death of his father he remained on the farm and cared for his mother. He resided Pittsfield, MA, and Toledo, OH.

Children of Joshua6 and Eunice (Clark) Whitney:

i. Clark7 Whitney, b. 1799; d.-----.
ii. Sophia Whitney, b. 1801; d. 1838.
iii. Caroline Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1803; d. 1882; m. 30 Aug 1824, Ira Belden. He was b. 23 Dec 1802; d. Sept 1891. Children:
a. ----- Belden, b. 30 Aug 1826; m. ----- N. S. Ganson; address, 396 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY
b. O. W. Belden, b. 9 Mar 1829; d. 10 Mar 1876.
c. Charles W. Belden, b. 2 Jul 1835; res. 106 Dearborn St., Chicago, IL
d. Carrie E. Belden, b. 4 Feb 1838; m. ----- Adams; res. Grand Rapids, MI
e. F. W. Belden, b. 8 May 1841.
iv. George W. Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1805; m.(1) Juliette Tyler Colt; m.(2) Mary Keyes; m.(3) Mrs. Mary Chapel.
v. James S. Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1807; m. Eliza Neff.
vi. Ann Maria Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1812; m. 25 Oct 1831, Josiah B. Beckwith; b. 8 Feb 1805; d. 28 May 1889. He was hardware dealer; resided Cleveland, OH. Children:
a. Frances Martha Beckwith, b. 28 May 1833; m. ----- Bostwick; res. Medina, OH.
b. Mary Sophia Beckwith, b. 2 Jan 1840; m. ----- Gerry; res. Saint Paul, MN.
c. Frederick Root Beckwith, b. 1 Jul 1845; res. Cleveland, OH.
vii. Frances Elvira Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1816; m. 7 Oct 1836, Dr. Blakesley H. Bush; b. 25 Mar 1808; d. 28 Aug 1873. Children:
a. Frances C. Bush, b. 25 Dec 1838; m. 3 Aug 1863, ----- Haughton; address, Toledo, OH.
b. Elizabeth A. Bush, b. 20 Feb 1844; m. 30 Oct 1872, ----- Bishop; address, Auburndale, OH.
c. Maria P. Bush, b. 18 Jun 1846; d. 27 Feb 1881; m. 27 Feb 1873, ----- Schansenbach; lived in Ogden, UT; children there now.

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References

1.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. Joshua & Anne, b. 6 Jan 1777," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Canaan A:25

2.^  "Joshua [Whitney] of Pittsfield and Eunice Clark, [married] May 21, 1798," according to Vital Records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914}.


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