Family:Whitney, Thomas (1778-1863)

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Thomas7 Whitney (Joshua6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua6 and Hannah (Green) Whitney, was born 5 Aug 1778, Canaan, CT, and died 7 Feb 1863, Whitney's Point, NY.

He married, 15 Nov 1801, Polly Gilbert. She was born 5 Oct 1780, CT, and died 6 Jul 1864, Whitney's Point, NY.

He was born in Canaan, CT, but resided at the junction of the Otselic and Tionghunga rivers, and the place was soon called Whitney's Point. He was magistrate of the town, its first postmaster, and for four years was sheriff of Broome county. He owned the bridge and mills there besides a large landed property in the neighborhood. He resided Whitney's Point, NY.

Children of Thomas7 and Polly (Gilbert) Whitney:

i. Emma Lucy8 Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1803; d. 4 Sep 1832, Lisle, NY; m. 2 Jan 1826, Dr. John H. Arnold.
ii. George W. Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1807; d. 12 Jul 1808.
iii. Francis Maria Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1807; m. 2 Mar 1825, William Cook; resided Lisle.
iv. Joshua Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1810; m. Elizabeth M. Bell.
v. Franklin William Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1812; resided East Saginaw, MI.
vi. Henry Thomas Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1815; m. Elizabeth Park.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. 6 Mar 1818; m. 21 Oct 1843, Orange Seymour.
viii. Vincent Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1820; resided Cincinnati, OH.

Census

587 615 Thomas Whitney 71 M W $6000 New York Polly " 69 F " Connecticut Henry " 35 M " New York Elizabeth " 30 F " do

21 Framed $2000 25 Thomas Whitney 75 M - - Broome Co. 1 - 53 None 1 - - - - 1 - Polly Whitney 74 F - Wife Conn. 1 - 53 - - - - - - - -

424 420 Edward Deveraux 42 M - Gardener $50 Ireland Mary 38 F - " John 8 M - Conn. Attended school Edward 3 M - N.Y. Richard 7/12 M - " Roppaxan Rodgers 50 M - " Thomas Whitney 81 M - Gentleman $1500 $5000 " 425 421 Polly 78 F - Conn. Ann Kelly 20 F - N.Y. Lucy Jackson 30 F - "

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