Family:Whitney, Russell (1792-1831)

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Russell8 Whitney (Moses7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Moses7 and Bernice (Locke) Whitney, was born 17 May 1792, Marlboro, VT,[1] and died 21 May 1831, Mount Pleasant, PA.

He married, 12 Apr 1814, Marlboro, VT, Polly Lamb,[2] daughter of Major Joel Lamb. She was born 28 Jan 1789, and died 30 Dec 1843.

He settled in Jackson, PA, at an early day and afterward removed to Mount Pleasant, PA, where he died. Built, in partnership with his brother-in-law Jairus Lamb, the first saw mill in Jackson. He resided Marlboro, VT, and Jackson, PA.

Children of Russell8 and Polly (Lamb) Whitney:

i. Hamilton Franklin9 Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1814; m.(1) Laura E. Bushnell; m.(2) Eunice E. Tiffany.
ii. Stephen L. Whitney, b. 8 Apr 1817; d. 17 Feb 1821.
iii. Lucy L. Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1816; d. 20 May 1816.
iv. Lucy Bernicey Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1819; m. 12 Oct 1844, Ensign Egleston; b. 29 Sep 1821; d. 22 Apr 1889; resided Honesdale, PA. Children:
a. Mary Lamb Egleston, b. 30 Jun 1845, Elmira, NY; m. 5 Jun 1867, J. Ammerman; resided Carbondale, PA.
b. Clarissa Elizabeth Egleston, b. 13 Nov 1847, Honesdale, PA; d. 18 Jun 1848.
c. Charles Emory Egleston, b. 17 May 1850, Honesdale, PA; m. 11 Jun 1870, ----- -----; P.O. address, Honesdale, PA.
d. Corydon Franklin Egleston, b. 22 Jul 1853, Honesdale, PA; d. 29 Sep 1855.
e. Russel Ensign Egleston, b. 4 Oct 1854, Honesdale, PA; d. 31 May 1856.
f. Ella Loueza Egleston, b. 6 Oct 1856, Honesdale, PA; m. 9 Sep 1875, ----- Ball; P.O. address, Mrs. George Ball, Hawley, PA.
g. George Whitney Egleston, b. 12 Nov 1859, Honesdale, PA; d. 16 Apr 1862.
v. Stephen E. Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1821; d. 14 Jan 1844.
vi. Coydon L. Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1823; m. Fannie A. Pope.

Census

  • 1820, Jackson, Susquehanna Co., PA: Whitney, Russel, 1 male 26-45, 2 males under 10, 1 female 26-45, 1 female under 10, 1 person in agriculture.
  • 1830, Honesdale, Wayne Co., PA: Russel Whitney, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 30-39, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 15-19, 2 males 5-9, 1 female 20-29, and 1 female 10-14.
  • 1840, Polly not found.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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