Family:Whitney, Phinehas Sullivan (1785-1855)

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Phinehas Sullivan7 Whitney (Phinehas6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Phinehas6 and Lydia (Bowes) Whitney,[1] was born 6 Jul 1785, Shirley, MA,[2] and died 3 May 1855,[3] leaving 3 children.[4] He was buried in the Collard/Darrell family cemetery at 3212 Arundel Avenue, Alexandria, VA.

He married firstly, 28 Sep 1806, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, Lucy (Cobb) Davis.[5] Pierce calls her Lucy Cobb.[6] She died sometime shortly before 3 Mar 1821, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.[7] She married firstly, 21 Jan 1802, Boston, Nathaniel Davis.[8]

He married secondly, Julia Robinson.[9]

He married thirdly, 31 Dec 1836, Washington, DC,[10] Elizabeth S. Collard,[11] daughter of Samuel and Rachel (Brooke)(Darrell) Collard. She was born circa 1805, VA,[12] or circa 1800, and died 26 Dec 1872, Washington, DC, in her 73rd year. She married secondly George Collard, and moved to Washington, DC. She was buried in the Collard/Darrell family cemetery at 3212 Arundel Avenue, Alexandria, VA.

On 4 Oct 1807, "Mr. Phineas S. Whitney & Mrs. Lucy Whitney his wife" were listed as "removed to New York".[13]

He may have been the "Mr. Phineas S. Whitney" appointed assistant trustee, Ward No. 7, Boston Fuel Society.[14]

He was a coal dealer and resided in Philadelphia in 1850.[15]

Their tombstones in the Collard/Darrell Family Cemetery, Groveton, VA, read:

SACRED
to the memory of
P. SULLIVAN WHITNEY
Departed this life
May 3rd. 1855.
in the 70th year of his age.

In memory of
ELIZA S.
Wife of George Collard
and daughter of
Samuel Collard
of Fairfax Co., Va.
Died in Washington, D. C.
Dec. 26, 1872
In the 73rd year of her age.
Blessed are the dead who die in
the Lord.
C L NEALE

ALEX VA

Children of Phinehas S.7 and Lucy (Cobb)(Davis) Whitney (census reconstruction, order uncertain):

i. Mary Ann Bowes8 Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1807, bp. 7 Dec 1807, West Church, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.[16] She was listed as ill and having died young in the baptism register.
i. Samuel Cobb Whitney, b. Dec 1808, bp. 1 Jan 1809, West Church, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.[17] d. 20 Mar 1811, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.[18]
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 1800-1810, d. between 1810 and 1811.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1800-1810, d. between 1810 and 1811.
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1800-1810, d. between 1810 and 1815.
v. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. 1813, d. shortly before 17 Jun 1815, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.[19]
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1815-1820; no further record. Apparently survived the father. Not in family in 1840 or 1850.
vii. (child) Whitney. Apparently survived the father. Not in family in 1840 or 1850.
viii. (child) Whitney. Apparently survived the father. Not in family in 1840 or 1850.

Children of Phinehas S.7 and Julia (Robinson) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Phinehas S.7 and Elizabeth S. (Collard) Whitney had no children.

Census

651 692 P. S. Whitney 60 M - Coal Dealer none Mass. Eliza S. Whitney 45 F - Virginia John Warner 40 M - Clerk none Phila.

References

1. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

2. ^  "Phinehas Sullivon [Whitney], s. Rev. Phinehas and Lydia, [born] July 6, 1785," according to Vital Records of Shirley, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918).

3. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

4. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

5. ^  "Phineas S. [Whitney] and Lucy Davis, [married] Sept. 28, 1806," according to Registry Department of the City of Boston, A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containing Boston Marriages from 1752 to 1809 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1903), p. 279.

6. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

7. ^  "Lucy, Mrs., wife of Phinehas Whitney, of New York, d. in Boston, aged 38 (C.C. Mar. 3, 1821)", American Antiquarian Society, comp., Index of Deaths in the Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840, Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society.

8. ^  Registry Department of the City of Boston, A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containing Boston Marriages from 1752 to 1809 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1903).

9. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

10. ^  District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950 at FamilySearch.org.

11. ^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 146.

12. ^  1850 U.S. Census, Philadelphia South Ward, Philadelphia, PA

13. ^  NEHGR, v. 93, p. 317.

14. ^  Boston Gazette, December 15, 1814, Volume 41, Issue 51, page 3 as found in the America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1876 Collection on NEHGS.

15. ^  1850 U.S. Census, Philadelphia South Ward, Philadelphia, PA

16. ^  NEHGR, v. 92, p. 244.

17. ^  NEHGR, v. 92, p. 246.

18. ^  "Samuel Cobb, only son of Phineas S. WHITNEY, d. in Boston [Mar. 20, 1811] aged 3 (C.C. Mar. 23, 1811)", American Antiquarian Society, comp., Index of Deaths in the Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840, Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society.

19. ^  "Lucy, only child of Phineas S. WHITNEY, d. in Boston, aged 2 (C.C. June 17, 1815)", American Antiquarian Society, comp., Index of Deaths in the Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840, Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society.


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