Family:Whitney, Joshua (1795-1869)

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Joshua7 Whitney (Joshua6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joshua6 and Electa (Sawtell) Whitney, was born 11 Nov 1795, Dalton, NH,[1] and died 1869, probably Eagle, NY.

He married about 1823, probably Allegany Co., NY, Almira [?Fuller?]. She was born about 1799, NY, and died after 1860.

Joshua Whitney, a Revolutionary soldier and a native of Massachusetts, grandfather of Washington W. Whitney, and Joshua Whitney, Jr., a native of New Hampshire, son of Joshua Whitney, and father of Washington W. Whitney, located in this section in 1812. In 1834 Joshua Whitney, Jr. moved on to the farm where Washington W. Whitney now lives, and died there in 1869. He was a man of prominence in town affairs, and served as assessor and overseer of the poor.[2]

Children of Joshua7 and Almira (?Fuller?) Whitney, possibly incomplete (the 1830 census indicates two young females who may be daughters):

i. Carlton8 Whitney, b. ca. 1825, NY; m. Elizabeth C. Towne.
ii. Washington W. Whitney, b. 18 Nov 1827, Eagle, NY; m. Susan Clement.
iii. Joshua J. Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1830, Eagle, NY; m. Margaret Drake.
iv. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1833, NY; m. Elizabeth -----.
v. Augustus Whitney, b. ca. 1835, NY; m. Ann -----.
vi. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. 1837, New York.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1840, New York.

Census

160 164 Joshua Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1816 N.H. Attended school Almira " 51 F - N.Y. Washington " 21 M - " " Joshua " 20 M - " " Attended school Charles " 17 M - " " Attended school Augustus " 15 M - " " Attended school Lucy " 13 F - " Attended school Mary " 10 F - " Attended school

103 103 Joshua Whitney 65 M - Farmer $3780 $1000 N.H. Almira " 61 F - N.Y. Augustus " 25 M - Farmer N.Y. Ann " 23 F - " Jenny " 1 F - " Elisabeth " 28 F - " Ella " 3 F - " Chas. " 1 M - "

References

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

2.^  HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY, F. W. BEERS, 1880, as found on GenForum.


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