Family:Whitney, Ruluff Dutcher (1794-a1880)

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Ruluff Dutcher7 Whitney (Cornelius6, William5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Cornelius6 and Hannah (Green) Whitney, was born 3 Mar 1794, Salisbury, CT, and died 30 Sep 1884, Ravenna, OH.

He married firstly, 30 Dec 1814, Bathsheba Fuller, daughter of Ezekiel and Hannah (Dutcher) Fuller. She was born 28 Nov 1789, MA, and died 24 Jan 1854, Ravenna, OH.

He married secondly, 23 Feb 1857, Trumbull Co., OH, Olive (Knight) Jones. She was born about 1804, CT, and died after 1880. She had married firstly, 30 Jan 1827, Trumbull Co., OH, William Jones, as his third wife.

He and Bathsheba were baptized as adults on 7 Nov 1827, Sheffield, MA.[1]

He resided Sheffield, MA, and Ravenna, OH.

Children of Ruluff Dutcher7 and Bathsheba (Fuller) Whitney:

i. Jane8 Whitney, b. Dec 1814, Salisbury, CT; d. Feb 1904, Batavia, NY, in her 90th year; bur. Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke, NY; m.(1) 12 Jul 1837, Sheffield, MA, William H. Post "of Batavia";[2] m.(2) 12 Jul 1839, Richard S. Beckwith, b. Lyme, CT, d. 21 Jun 1866, Batavia, NY, son of Thomas and Abigail (Smith) Beckwith; veteran of the War of 1812. Children: Harris P. Beckwith, b. 7 Aug 1842, Batavia, NY, d. Dec 1913, North Pembroke, NY, m. Lydia Jane Seamans; res. North Pembroke, NY; Martha J. Beckwith, b. Nov 1843, NY, d. 1923, NY, m. 16 Feb 1876, John H. Gould, res. Batavia, NY; Mary A. Beckwith, b. 1845, NY, d. Sep 1849, NY; Maria Cornelia Beckwith, b. Dec 1847, NY, d. Aug 1928, KS, m. Henry H. Woolsey, res. Kingman, KS.
ii. John Fuller Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1816; m. Sylvia Lee.
iii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1818; d. 25 Jul 1880; unmarried.
iv. Maria Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1819; d. 6 Mar 1850; m. 13 Feb 1849, Ravenna, OH, Asher Norris Pardee.
v. Miles Charles Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1821; m. Permelia Sturdevant.
vi. Ruluff Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1823; d. 4 Aug 1849; m. ----- -----. Not found in any census.
vii. Cornelia Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1825; d. 1888; m. 24 Jun 1851, Portage Co., OH, Charles Richards.
viii. Laura Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1828; d. 13 Jul 1832.
ix. William H. Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1830; m. Charity E. Garrison.
x. Martha Elizabeth Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1832. Sheffield, MA; d. 10 Jun 1869, Ravenna, OH; m. 7 Dec 1850, Portage Co., OH, Franklin Hamilton Richards.
xi. Charles Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1835; m. Eliza A. Chase.

Ruluff Dutcher7 and Olive (Knight) Whitney had no children.

Notes

There was a William Knight living in Trumbull Co., OH, in 1820 and 1830, who might have been Olive's father, except he had no female of her age living in his family in 1820. He was not found in 1810. Perhaps he was some other relative.

Census

191 209 Ruluff D. Whitney 56 M - Farmer $240 Conn. Bithsheba " 60 F - Mass. Mary A. " 32 F - do Cornelia " 24 F - do William " 19 M - Blacksmith do Attended school Martha E. " 17 F - do Attended school Charles " 15 M - Laborer do Attended school John " 4 M - Conn. Attended school

John is unidentified, and may be a grandson, possibly son of son Ruluff.

331 318 Ruluff D. Whitney 66 M - Farmer $4210 $800 Conn. Olive " 56 F - Do

250 265 Chas. A. Curtiss 53 M - Farmer $5000 $1800 Massachusetts Sabrina " 52 F - Connecticut Albert " 18 M - Ohio Attended school Lewis E. " 11 M - do Attended school Mary A. Whitney 42 F - $600 Massachusetts

186 197 Whitney, Ruluff 75 M W $6000 $1500 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Olive 65 F W Keeping house Connecticut

120 138 White, Emory L. 39 M W Hotel Keeper $4500 $1000 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Henrietta 36 F " Sand Sally " -----, Cora E. 12 " " At School " Attended school Rockwell, David 45 M " Boarder, Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 Ashald, John 35 " " " " " Male citizen over 21 Fitzgerald, John 40 " " " Painter Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Carloss, William 30 " " Tinner Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Jones, William 45 M W Works in Foundry Ohio Male citizen over 21 Lee, Charles C. 35 " " Keeping Saloon $2500 $800 " Male citizen over 21 Chalker, ----- 28 " " Clerk in Store " Male citizen over 21 Moore, Augustus 21 " " " " " " Male citizen over 21 Crane, Cassius M. 25 " " Retails Dry Goods $3000 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Frederick 22 " " Clerk in Store " Male citizen over 21 Green, John 20 " " Tinner " Whitney, Mary A. 52 F " Domestic Mass.

Ruluf D. WHITNEY 86 Self M M W CT Farmer CT CT Olive K. WHITNEY 76 Wife F M W CT Keeping House CT CT Mary Ann WHITNEY 55 Dau F S W CT Keeping House CT CT

References

1.^  "Ruluff D. [Whitney], adult bap. 7 Nov 1827," and "Bathsheba [Whitney], adult bap. 7 Nov 1827," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, "Massachusetts Vital Records, Sheffield" (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987).

2.^  "Jane [Whitney], of Sheffield, and William H. Post, of Batavia, m. 12 Jul 1837," according to Sheffield Vital Records.


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