Family:Whitney, Parley (c1786-1818)

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Captain Perley6 Whitney (Joseph5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Anna (Ames) Whitney, was born about 1786, and died 14 Jun 1818, Granville, NY.

He married, before 1810, Zeruiah Gould, daughter of Ebenezer and Rhoda (Robbins) Gould. She was born 30 Aug 1787, Granville, NY, and died 5 Jun 1841. She married secondly, Nov 1821, Noe Duel, son of Ezra and Deborah (Stark) Duel, born 15 Mar 1797, Hebron, NY, and died 14 Jul 1836, South Granville, NY.

He served as an ensign in Capt. Hosea Day's Co. of light infantry, Pliny Adams's Regiment, N.Y. Militia, 11 to 22 Sep 1814, War of 1812.[1] Then he was promoted to Captain in the 175th Regiment of N.Y. Militia, under Col. John Straight, Jr.

Children of Perley6 and Zeruiah (Gould) Whitney:

i. (daughter)7 Whitney, b. before 1810; not in family in 1820.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1805-1810; d. after 1820.
iii. Rhoda Whitney, b. ca. 1814, Granville, NY; d. 22 Aug 1833.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. 1810-1820; d. after 1820. He may be the same as Parley Whitney of WI and MN, and if so, born posthumously.
v. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1810-1820; d. after 1820.

Child of Noe and Zeruiah (Gould)(Whitney) Duel:

i. Fayette Duel, b. 13 Dec 1820.
ii. Harriette Duel, b. 14 Jan 1823.
iii. Deborah Duel, b. 26 Jan 1825; d. 1862; m. 1844, David Whitney Herron, b. 1824, d. 1881.

Census

  • 1810, Granville, Washington County, NY: Parley Whitney, 1 male 26-45, 1 female 26-45, 2 females under 10, 1 other free person. This was his son Perley.
  • 1820, Granville, Washington County, NY: Zeruah Whitney, 1 male 0-9, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 10-15, and 2 females 0-9. This is his widow Zeruiah.
  • 1830, Granville, Washington Co., NY: Noah Duel, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9.
  • 1840, widow Zeruiah not found.

References

^  New York, War of 1812 Payroll Abstracts for New York State Militia, 1812-1815.


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