Family:Whitney, Riley (1804-1878)

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Riley Whitney (Alden, Benjamin), son of Alden and Sarah (Carpenter) Whitney, was born Aug 1804, Westminster, VT, and died 1 Jan 1878, Le Ray, NY.

He married Mary -----. She was born about 1817, and died 6 Sep 1895, Le Ray, NY, aged 78 years.

Riley Whitney moved to Le Ray NY in 1838. He joined a company commanded by Cpt. Daniel Heustis, took part in the Patriots War; was taken prisoner and sent to Van Diemans Land (Tasmania) in 1839; was away from home 10 yrs.

This family is buried in the Sanford Corners Cemetery, Le Ray, NY.

Children of Riley and Mary (-----) Whitney:

i. Rodney H. Whitney, b. 1851, Le Ray, NY; d. 1939; m. before 1880, Martha M. Eves, b. 1859, d. 1928.
ii. Holland H. Whitney, b. 1855, Le Ray, NY; d. 1909, Le Ray, NY; m. after 1880, Angie C. Corey, b. 1859, d. 1935.
iii. Celia L. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, Le Ray, NY; d. 24 Feb 1935, Le Ray, NY, unmarried.

Notes

It is very probable that Riley married his brother Horace's widow, Mary (Barden) Whitney.

Census

495 506 Riley Whitney 45 M - Farmer $2000 Vermont George R. do 7 " - N.Y. Attended school Lucinda M. do 9 F - " Attended school Sarah do 65 " - " Ann Smith 30 " - Ireland Illiterate Mary Whitney 33 " - $1000 New Hamp.

Mary was Horace's widow, and George and Lucinda their children.

182 Frame $300 189 Riley Whitney 45 M - - Vermont 1 - 17 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Mary Whitney 37 F - Wife New Hampshire 1 - 34 - - - - - - 1 - Lucinda Whitney 13 F - SDau Jefferson - - 13 - - - - - - - - George Whitney 12 M - SSon Jefferson - - 12 - - - - - - - - Rodney Whitney 4 M - Chld Jefferson - - 4 - - - - - - - - ----- Whitney 1m M - Chld Jefferson - - 1m - - - - - - - -

Mary was Horace's widow, and George and Lucinda their children.

876 900 Riley Whitney 55 M - Farmer $6300 $4400 Vermont Mary " 43 F - New Hampshire Rodney H. " 9 M - New York Attended school Holland O. " 5 M - do Celia L. " 1 F - do Sarah " 76 F - Vermont

591 607 Whitney, Riley 65 M W Farmer $9000 $2000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Mary 53 F W Keeping House New Hampshire -----, Redney 19 M W New York Attended school -----, Holland 15 M W New York Attended school -----, Celia 12 F W New York Attended school

Holland WHITNEY 25 Self M S W NY Farmer VT NH Mary WHITNEY 63 Moth F W W NH Keeping House NH NH Celia WHITNEY 21 Sis F S W NY At Home VT NH

Rodney WHITNEY 29 Self M M W NY Farmer VT NH Martha WHITNEY 21 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY

References

  • Census records.

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