Family:Whitney, Josiah (1776-1841)

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Josiah6 Whitney (Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Hezekiah5 and Sarah (Taylor) Whitney, was born 1 Jan 1776, Norwalk, CT, and died 3 Feb 1841, Wolcott, VT.

He married firstly, 8 Aug 1801, Wolcott, VT, Tema (Taylor) Toby, daughter of Gamaliel Taylor of Norwalk. She was born 5 May 1771, Norwalk, CT, and died 24 Jan 1816, Wolcott, VT.

He married secondly, 22 Jun 1820, Wolcott, VT, Sarah Spaulding, his cousin, daughter of Andrew and Sarah (Jewett) Spaulding, of Windsor, VT. She was born 12 Jan 1788, Windsor, VT, and died 22 Sep 1868, Hyde Park, VT.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a farmer; went with his parents to Wolcott, Vt. . . . frequently served as an officer of that town.

Children of Josiah6 and Tema (Taylor)(Toby) Whitney:

i. Abigail Taylor7 Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1802 (twin), Wolcott, VT; m. 4 May 1830, Wolcott, VT, James Jocko/Jockow.[1]
ii. Gamaliel Taylor Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1802 (twin), Wolcott, VT; m. Fanny Preston.
iii. Henry Eaton Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1804, Wolcott, VT; m.(1) Maria Stratton; m.(2) Louisa B. (Orcott) Crosby.
iv. Serena Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1806, Wolcott, VT; d. 4 Apr 1840, Wolcott, VT; unmarried; buried Wolcott, VT.
v. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 6 May 1808, Wolcott, VT; d. 29 Jun 1832, Wolcott, VT; unmarried; buried Wolcott, VT.
vi. Tema Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1815, Wolcott, VT; m. Jesse Foster.

Children of Josiah6 and Sarah (Spaulding) Whitney:

vii. Alvah Spaulding7 Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1822, Wolcott, VT; m. Idris Richardson.
viii. Sarah Maria Whitney, b. 7 Jul 1824, Wolcott, VT; d. 20 Mar 1843, Wolcott, VT; unmarried; buried Wolcott, VT.
ix. Josiah Newell Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1827, Wolcott, VT; m. Harriet Eliza7 Whitney, his cousin.

Census

  • 1800: not found.
  • 1810, Wolcott, Orleans Co., VT: Josiah Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 3 females 0-9.
  • 1820: not found.
  • 1830, Wolcott, Orleans Co., VT: Josiah Whitney, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 40-49, 2 females 20-29, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9.
  • 1840, Wolcott, Orleans Co., VT: Josiah Whitney, 1 male 60-69, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 50-59, and 1 female 15-19; 3 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1850: not found.
  • 1860: not found.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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