Family:Whitney, Joshua (1782-1859)

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Joshua6 Whitney (Joshua5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Lydia Bowen (Day) Whitney, was born 10 Jun 1782, Rutland, VT, and died 13 Feb 1859, Girard, MI, aged 76 years 8 months 3 days. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Tekonsha, MI.[1]

He married, 19 Mar 1809, Rush, NY, Huldah Markham, daughter of William and Phebe (Dexter) Markham. She was born 12 Jan 1791, Avon, NY, and died 3 Oct 1878, Girard, MI, aged 87 years 8 months 2 days. She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Tekonsha, MI.[2]

He settled in Parma, NY, in 1811.[3]

He was a cabinetmaker and carpenter by trade. He resided Rutland, VT, and Girard, MI.

Children of Joshua6 and Huldah (Markham) Whitney:

i. William Markham7 Whitney, b. 7 Aug 1810; m. Rosina Crow.
ii. Phebe Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1812, Parma, NY; d. Dec 1885; m. bet. 1850-1860, Duncan McVean/McVain.
iii. Lydia Lavina Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1815, Parma, NY; d. 1902; bur. East Avon Cemetery, East Avon, NY;[4] m. 1831, Thomas Dailey, Jr.; b. 9 Jun 1806, d. 9 Aug 1892, bur. East Avon Cemetery, East Avon, NY;[5] resided Honeoye, NY.
iv. David Day Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1817, Parma, NY; m. Frances Armitage.
v. Huldah Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1820, Parma, NY; d. 14 Feb 1896, Coldwater, MI, of paralysis, widow, invalid;[6] m. 15 Feb 1851, Branch Co., MI, Parmenas Adams, as his second wife; he had m.(1) 1 Jan 1846, Jane Eliza Markham; resided Coldwater, MI, and Linn Co., OR. They arrived in Oregon in 1853, and claimed land in Linn Co.
vi. Caroline Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1825; d. aft. 1880; m. 29 Dec 1846, John G. Frounfelter; resided 29 Pierce St., Coldwater, MI. He was b. 23 May 1822; d. 28 Apr 1847. Children:
a. John F. Frounfelter, b. 3 Oct 1847; d. Jun 1869.
vii. Almira Whitney, b. ca. 10 May 1827; d. 12 Apr 1850, aged 12 [sic: should be 22--RLW] years 11 months 2 days; bur. Riverside Cemetery, Tekonsha, MI.[7]
viii. Joshua Whitney, b. 1829; d. 6 Sep 1851; bur. Riverside Cemetery, Tekonsha, MI.[8]
ix. Jane Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1832, Rush, NY; d. 28 Mar 1911, Denair, CA; bur. Turlock Memorial Park, Turlock, CA;[9] m.(1) 13 Oct 1853, Lane Co., OR, Charles R. Rouse;[10] m.(2) 5 Aug 1866, Cottage Grove, OR, William Anderson Allen,[11] b. 18 Apr 1926, TN, d. 21 Feb 1900, London, OR; resided Cottage Grove, OR.

Census

  • 1810: not found. They may have been living with her father William Markham in Avon, Livingston Co., NY.
  • 1820, Parma, Genesee Co., NY: Joshua Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 3 females 0-9; 1 engaged in manufacture or trades.
  • 1830, Rush, Monroe Co., NY: Joshua Whitney, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 2 males 0-4, 1 female 30-39, 2 females 15-19, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 5-9, and 1 female 0-4.
  • 1840, Girard, Branch Co., MI: Joshua Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 40-49, 2 females 15-19, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9.
  • 1850, Girard, Branch Co., MI:

14 14 Joshua Whitney 68 M - Farmer $3000 Vt. Huldah Whitney 59 F - N.Y. Huldah Whitney 35 F - " Joshua Whitney 20 M - Farmer " Caroline Frownfetter 25 F - " Jane Whitney 18 F - "

2026 2030 Thomas Dailey, Jr. 44 M - Farmer $4500 New York Lovina " 34 F - " Euphema " 17 F - " Attended school George " 15 M - " Attended school Jerome " 8 M - " Attended school Phebe Whitney 37 F - " William Punkerd 24 M - Lab. Ireland

These are daughters Phebe and Lovina.

1696 1716 Huldah Whitney 69 F - $3000 $85 N.Y. Caroline Froughtfetter 35 F - Do John " 12 M - Mich. Idiot

  • 1860, Girard, Branch Co., MI, p. 213:

1683 1703 Duncan McVain 53 M - Farmer $3600 $450 N.Y. Phebe " 46 F - N.Y. James " 20 M - N.Y. Charlie " 19 M - N.Y. Margaret " 19 F - N.Y. Emily " 16 F - Mich.

  • 1860, Lebanon P.O., Linn Co., OR, p. 70:

675 619 Parmenis Adams 38 M - Carpenter $3200 $2346 N.Y. Huldah " 39 F - N.Y. Alice " 13 F - Mich. Sarah " 7 F - Mich. Caroline " 4 F - Oregon William " 1 F - Oregon A. W. Kent 40 M - Carpenter $1600 $1800 N.Y.

230 230 Whitney, Huldah 79 F W Keeping house New York Frounfetter, Caroline 45 F W " " New York Pierce, Albert 16 M W Farm laborer New York

  • 1870, Girard, Branch Co., MI, p. 27:

250 248 McVean, Duncan 64 M - Farmer $8600 $1572 N.Y. -----, Phebe 56 F - N.Y. -----, Emily 26 F - Mich. Powell, John A. 17 M - Farm laborer Mich.

  • 1870, Rush, Monroe Co., NY, p. 59:

710 705 Thomas Dailey 54 M - Farmer $3270 $1225 N.Y. Lovina " 45 F - N.Y. Euphema " 27 F - N.Y. Hiram B. " 18 M - Farmer N.Y. Louis A. " 9 F - N.Y. Martha " 6 F - N.Y.

  • 1870, Albany, Linn Co., OR, p. 14:

14 115 Adams, Parmenus 46 M - Wagonmaker $12000 $3000 N.Y. -----, Huldah 46 F - Keeps house N.Y. -----, Sarah J. 16 F - At school Mich. -----, Caroline 13 F - At school Oregon Croate, George 19 M - Apprentice Delaware

  • 1875 State, Avon, Livingston Co., NY, p. 5:

69 Frame $800 40 Thomas Dailey 69 M ---- Monroe Co. mar Farmer 1 - - 1 - Lavina Dailey 60 F Wife Monroe Co. mar Rachael Dailey 76 F Sis Monroe Co. wid Euphema Darner 41 F Dau Livingston Co. wid Addie Dailey 24 F Dau Monroe Co. sgl

  • 1880, Avon, Livingston Co., NY, p. 19:

183 202 Dailey, Thomas Head W M 73 Farmer New York Ireland Ireland -----, Lydia Wife W F 65 Keeps house New York Vermont New York Arvin, Euphemia Dau W F 46 At home New York New York New York McVean, Phebie SiL W F 67 At home New York Vermont New York Clark, Rachel Sis W F 81 At home New York Ireland Ireland

  • 1880, Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, p. 8:

Huldah Adams Head W F 64 New York Vermont New York Carrie Adams Dau W F 21 Oregon Caroline Frounfelter Sis W F 56 New York Vermont New York

  • 1900, Avon, Livingston Co., NY, p. 4A: Lavina Dailey, 85, widow, b. Jan 1815, NY; Addie Dailey, 49, daughter, b. Nov 1850, NY, single; Euphemia Dires, 67, daughter, widow, b. Jun 1833, N.Y.

References

  • Legacy Tree Genealogists for Lisa Collier, COLLIERWhitney1604, dated 2 August 2016, [12], accessed 14 Jan 2017.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #91033287, Joshua Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #91033049, Hannah Markham Whitney.

3.^  Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y. for 1869-70, Parma, p. 106-107, from Ancestry.com.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #90333265, Lavina L. Whitney Dailey.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #90333264, Thomas Dailey.

6.^  Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #91032069, Almira Whitney.

8.^  FindAGrave Memorial #91033288, Joshua Whitney.

9.^  FindAGrave Memorial #55755495, Jane Allen.

10.^  Marriage records, Lane County, Oregon, 1852-1869, from Ancestry.com.

11.^  Marriage records, Lane County, Oregon, 1852-1869, from Ancestry.com.


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