Family:Whitney, Torrey (1794-1872)

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Torrey8 Whitney (Moses7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Moses7 and Bernice (Locke) Whitney, was born 1 Jul 1794, Marlboro, VT,[1] and died 29 Dec 1872, Thompson, PA.

He married, 22 Apr 1815, Gibson, PA, Betsey Lamb, daughter of Major Joel Lamb. She was born 10 Feb 1797, and died 22 Oct 1865, Thompson, PA.

Torrey Whitney was born in Marlboro, VT, and united in marriage in Gibson, PA. He died at Thompson, PA. He settled, in 1815, in Hartford, PA, where he carried on the cloth-dressing business with his brother William for three years. Torry removed to Jackson, PA, and William to Massachusetts. The former conducted a saw mill and soon after moved to Gibson. In 1836 he moved to Thompson locating on a farm where he died. He was a member of the first Masonic lodge in Gibson and worshipful master of the first lodge in Jackson. He resided Jackson, PA.

Children of Torrey8 and Betsey (Lamb) Whitney:

i. Allis9 Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1816; m.(1) Elizabeth Welch; m.(2) Jane Aunger.
ii. Merrick T. Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1818; m. Fostina L. Wheaton.
iii. Joel Barnard Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1823; m. Lucy Ann Babcock.
iv. Russell Velasco Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1832; m. Melissa C. Wheaton.

Census

4 4 Torry Whiting 58 M - Farmer $1000 Vt. Elizabeth " 54 F - Do Velosco " 19 M - Do Pa.

1587 1546 Torrey Whitney 66 M - Farmer $1000 $800 Vt. C. " 63 F - " R. V. " 29 M - Farmer $1000 $800 Pa. C. M. " 30 F - " Ella " 6 F - " Wm. " 4 M - " 1588 1547 M. J. " 42 M - Farmer $1600 $875 " F. L. " 42 F - " N. " 13 M - " Attended school O. " 10 M - " Attended school A. " 7 F - " Attended school C. " 2 M - "

114 111 Whitney, R. V. 38 M " Farmer $6000 $2600 " Male citizen over 21 C. N. 38 F " Keeping house " Ella 16 " " " Attended school Willie 14 M " " Attended school Edwin 8 " " At school " Attended school Torrey 76 " " " Male citizen over 21

References

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


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