Family:Whitney, Joshua (c1782-1865)

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Joshua Whitney (Elijah), son of Elijah Whitney, was born circa 1782, MA, died 8 Jun 1865, Nelson, NY.

He married, 1809, Nelson, NY, Polly Clark, daughter of James and Submit (Hazleton) Clark. She was born about 1793, VT, and died 27 Oct 1843, Nelson, NY.

Children of Joshua and Polly (Clark) Whitney (order uncertain):

i. Eliphalet Whitney, b. ca. 1809, Madison Co., NY [burial record says 23 Feb 1814, Nelson, NY]; d. 3 Sep 1900; bur. High Street Cemetery, Brockport, NY;[1]; m. Julia E. Ashley, b. 18 Mar 1813, Milton, VT, d. 5 Jan 1899, Brockport Village, NY, dau. of Azariah and Aurelia M. (-----) Ashley, bur. High Street Cemetery, Brockport, NY;[2] apparently no children.
ii. Joshua Clark Whitney, b. ca. 1810, NY; m. Mary Lane.
iii. Sally Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1811, Nelson, NY; d. 30 Jan 1812, Nelson, NY.
iv. Orlando Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1812, Nelson, NY; d. 9 May 1813, Nelson, NY.
v. John Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1814, Nelson, NY; d. 25 Aug 1815, Nelson, NY.
vi. Amy Whitney, b. ca. 1819, Nelson, NY; d. 7 Dec 1841, Nelson, NY; m. Fordyce Card.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1821, Nelson, NY; d. 15 Jul 1848, Nelson, NY.
viii. Hiram Whitney, b. ca. 1822, Nelson, NY; d. after 1850. Not found in 1860.
ix. Lois Whitney, b. ca. 1822, Nelson, NY; d. 10 Aug 1840, Nelson, NY.
x. Elbridge Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1824, Nelson, NY; m. Emma Marcia Howe.
xi. James Whitney, b. ca. 1829, NY; m. Sarah A. -----.
xii. Anna Whitney, b. Jun 1831, Nelson, NY; m. before 1862, Joseph C. Switzer.
xiii. Alsina Whitney, b. ca. 1835, NY; d. after 1880; insane.
xiv. Ebenezer Whitney. Not found in census records.

Census

168 168 Joshua Whitney 68 M - Farmer $1600 Mass. Elbridge " 26 M - " N.Y. Alvina " 15 F - "

808 845 E. Whitney 36 M - Merchant $3000 N. York Julia " 37 F - Vermont S. M. Ashley 40 M - Merchant Vermont Lucius A. Wheeler 22 M - Clerk Do Sally Jackson 25 F B N. York

453 464 Thomas G. Lexton 36 M - Boarding House Keeper N.Y. Harriet L. " 28 F - " ... Hiram Whitney 29 M - Spen[----] N.Y. ...

This is his son Hiram.

303 Frame $3800 342 E. Whitney 41 M - - Madison 1 - 16 Merchant 1 - - - - 1 - Julia Whitney 41 F - Wife Vt. 1 - 16 - - - - - - - - L. P. Shattick 23 M - Brdr Mass. - - 3 Clerk 1 - - - - - - M. McMahan 19 F - Srvt Ireland - - 3 - - - 1 - 1 - - John Short 23 M - " " - - 6 Labourer - - 1 - - - -

443 444 Joseph Switzer 29 M - Blacksmith $250 $225 New York Anna " 28 F - Do Juliette Mason 12 F - Do Attended school Joshua Whitney 81 M - $2700 -- Mass. Alzina Whitney 25 F - Do Insane

757 777 S. M. Ashley 50 M - Clerk Conn. Ann E. Ashley 35 F - Housekeeper $2000 N. York Eliphalet Whitney 44 M - Clerk Vermont Julia E. Whitney 45 F - Housekeeper Ireland Bridget Griffin 25 F - Servant Vermont

91 Framed $1000 93 Eliphalet Whitney 51 M - ---- Madison - 1 1 - - Merchant 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Julia E. Whitney 51 F - Wife Vt. - 1 1 - - Arnold G. Moore 18 M - Clrk Monroe - - - - - Bridgett Griffin 28 F - Srvt Ireland - - - - 1

399 937 Whitney, Eliphalet 56 M W Retail Dry Goods Dealer $8000 $4000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia 56 F " Keeping House Vermont Ashley, Azeniah 83 M " " Male citizen over 21 Monehan, Margaret 28 F " Ireland Parents foreign born Hatch, Harrison 22 M " Clerk in Store New York Male citizen over 21

Willard Asylum for the Insane 399 398 Congdon, Lyman 46 M W Physician $16000 New York Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Alzina 36 F W New York Insane ...

716 Frame $9000 799 Elephalet Whitney 60 M - ---- Madison m Merchant - 1 - - - - Julia C. Whitney 60 F - Wife Vt. m - - - - - 1 - Susie Jackson 14 F - Srvt Orleans s Servant Alzariah Ashley 89 M - FiL Vt. w -

Elbridge WHITNEY 54 Self M M W NY Farmer MA MA Emma L. WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT CT Earl E. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W NY At School NY NY Hiram C. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NY At School NY NY Fannie L. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W NY NY NY Elzina WHITNEY 45 Sis F S W NY NY CT

215 249 Whitney, Eliphalet W M 66 Self mar Dry goods mercht. N.Y. Mass. Mass. -----, Julia W F 66 Wife mar Keeping house Vermont Vermont Conn. Ashley, Azariah W M 94 FiL wid Boarding Vermont Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #68507692, E. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #68508037, Julia E. Whitney.


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