Family:Whitney, Thomas (1780-1862)

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Thomas6 Whitney (Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Benjamin5 and Rebecca (Fitch) Whitney, was born 15 Jul 1780, Pepperell, MA,[1] and died 29 Jun 1862, Tunbridge, VT. He was buried in Dickerman Hill Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT.[2]

Marriage intentions were published, 6 Jan 1806, Pepperell, MA, for him and Betsey Wallis "of Tunbridge".[3] He married firstly, 5 Feb 1806, Tunbridge, VT, Betsey Wallis.[4] She was born 20 Jul 1784, and died 5 Feb 1826.

He married secondly, 13 Apr 1827, Brookfield, VT, Annie York, daughter of Gershom and Lois (Williams) York. The marriage was recorded on 18 or 27 Apr 1827, Tunbridge, VT.[5] She was born 25 Aug 1794, Randolph, VT, and died 9 Jun 1884, Tunbridge, VT. She was buried in Dickerman Hill Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT.[6]

He resided Tunbridge, VT.

Children of Thomas6 and Betsey (Wallis) Whitney:

i. Charles Fitch7 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1806; m. Louisa Kemp.
ii. Olive Hall Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1810; d. 9 Mar 1875; m. 2 or 21 Oct 1838, Tunbridge, VT, Nathan G. Smith, both of Tunbridge,[7] b. 25 Jul 1803; d. 9 Feb 1873. He was a farmer. Children; P. O. address, of all is Tunbridge, VT:
a. Nathan Franklin Smith, b. 26 Apr 1843; d. 6 May 1864; killed in the battle of the Wilderness, VA
b. Betsey Anna Smith, b. 20 Jul 1845; m. 26 Jan 1864, Elihu Tuller.
c. Olive Maria Smith, b. 12 Oct 1847; m. 25 Dec 1866, Charles W. Smith.
d. Thomas Whitney Smith, b. 11 Nov 1849; m. 1872, Emma Blake.
iii. David Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1812; m. Maria Smith.
iv. Harriett Whitney, b. 15 Nov 1818; d. 7 Jan 1886, Tunbridge, VT; m. 8 Jan 1839, Tunbridge, VT, William Swan;[8] bur. Dickerman Hill Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT.
v. John Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1821; m.(1) Lorinda Bragman; m.(2) Eunice Martin.
vi. Thomas Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1824; m. Susan Miranda Drake.

Children of Thomas6 and Annie (York) Whitney:

vii. Lewis Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1828; d. 3 Jan 1844.
viii. Betsey Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1830; d. 9 Jun 1885; unmarried.
ix. Charlotte D. Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1832; d. 4 Jul 1882; m. 3 or 30 Jun 1852, Tunbridge, VT, Elhanan W. Farwell,[9] of Brookfield; resided East Randolph, VT.
x. Gersham York Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1834; m. Marietta Whitney.

Census

48 53 Thomas Whitney 69 M - Farmer $1750 Mass. Anna " 56 F - Vt. Betsey " 19 F - " Charlotte " 17 F - " Attended school Gersham Y. " 15 M - Farmer " Attended school Azro Wills 21 M - Carpenter & Joiner "

2312 2479 Thomas Whitney 80 M - Farmer $2000 $900 Mass. Anna " 67 F - Vermont Betsey " 29 F - " York " 25 M - " Willis " 9 M - " Attended school

37 38 Whitney, York T. 35 M W Farmer $11500 $1199 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Mary A. 23 F W Keep house " " Minnie 1 F W " " Betsey 39 F W " " Annie 76 F W " " Willis 19 M W Farm L. "

York WHITNEY 44 Self M W W VT Farmer VT VT Nina WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W VT VT VT Mark H. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W VT VT VT Harley WHITNEY 7 Son M S W VT VT VT Willis WHITNEY 29 Bro M S W VT Works On Farm VT VT Anna WHITNEY 86 Moth F W W VT VT VT Betsy WHITNEY 49 Sis F S W VT Keeping House VT VT

Willis was not a brother, but a nephew, son of York's brother John.

References

1.^  "Thomas [Whitney], s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. July 15, 1780," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #98143322, Thomas Whitney.

3.^  "Thomas [Whitney], and Betsy Wallis of Tunbridge, int. Jan. 6, 1806," according to Pepperell Vital Records.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #98143306, Anna Jas Whitney.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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