Family:Whitney, Virgil (1796-1889)

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Virgil8 Whitney (Joshua7, Joshua6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua7 and Rhoda (Jewell) Whitney, was born 5 Feb 1796, Binghamton, NY, and died 11 Feb 1889, Binghamton, NY.

He married, 30 Nov 1819, Christ Church, Binghamton, NY, Marcia Louisa Doty,[1] daughter of Moses and Betsey (Webster) Doty. She was born about 1801, Troy, NY, and died 1857, Binghamton, NY.

He resided Binghamton, NY.

He, his wife, and his three sons are buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Binghamton, NY.

Children of Virgil8 and Marcia L. (Doty) Whitney:

i. Charles Frederick9 Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1820; d. 8 Dec 1844, New Orleans.
ii. Mary Adeline Whitney, b. 16 May 1823; m. 10 Apr 1844, Christ Church, Binghamton, NY, Rodney Augustus Ford;[2] resided Binghamton. Children:
a. Charles Wallace Ford, b. 9 Jun 1845; m. 10 Jul 1883, Kate Stockdale. She d. 9 Oct 1888, Ninevah, NY.
b. Charlotte Augusta Ford, b. 14 Nov 1846; m. 16 Feb 1871, Charles Junius Knapp, b. 30 Jun 1845. Children:
1. Frederick Percy Knapp, b. 17 Jan 1872 Deposit, NY.
2. Elliott Carleton Knapp, b. 13 Feb 1873 Deposit, NY; d. 4 Dec 1874.
3. Helena Adeline Knapp, b. 1 Apr 1874 Deposit, NY.
4. Rodney Augustus Knapp, b. 13 Dec 1875 Deposit, NY.
5. Charles Egbert Knapp, b. 8 Feb 1877 Deposit, NY; d. 23 Oct 1882.
6. Bessie Louise Knapp, b. 13 July 1880 Deposit, NY.
7. Emily Bertie Knapp, b. 27 Apr 1882 Deposit, NY.
c. Myra Gaines Ford, b. 26 Aug 1848; m. 14 Oct 18--, Bolivar Radeker, b. 3 Jul 1830, Colchester, NY. Children:
1. Mary Elizabeth Radeker, b. 2 Sep 1880.
2. Carlton Whitney Radeker, b. 28 Sep 1882; d. 25 July 1883.
3. Grace Radeker, b. 2 Jun 1885; d. 28 Aug 1885.
d. Virgil Whitney Ford, b. 4 Nov 1851; d. 29 Apr 1889; m. 15 Oct 1876, Della Shepard, b. 20 Jul 1855. Children:
1. Frederick Whitney Ford, b. 24 Dec 1877.
2. Rodney Augustus Ford, b. 20 Feb 1880; d. 9 Oct 1881.
3. Alfa Louise Ford, b. 17 Jul 1883.
4. Rodney Augustus Ford, b. 28 Jun 1887.
e. Mary Louise Ford, b. 29 Apr 1854; d. 14 Mar 1888.
f. Frederick Augustus Ford, b. 7 June 1860; d. 14 Apr 1864.
g. George Hunter Ford, b. 22 Feb 1865.
h. Helen Josephine Ford, b. 13 Nov 1866
i. Edmund Augustus Ford, b. 13 Jul 1868; m. 5 Sep 1889, Maude E. Macdonald, b. 25 Sep 1871. Children:
1. Helen LaVergue Ford, b. 20 Jul 1890.
iii. Robert B. Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1826; d. 1 Dec 1858.
iv. Virgil Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1833; d. 2 Jan 1863; m. 1 Jan 1856, Parmela9 Whitney, daughter of his uncle Franklin8 and Eliza (Cameron) Whitney.

Notes

Marcia Louisa Doty was a descendant of "Mayflower" pilgrim Edward Doty, as follows:

  1. Edward Doty, m. Faith Clarke
  2. Joseph Doty, m. Deborah (Ellis) Hatch
  3. Ellis Doty, m. Eleanor -----
  4. Edward Doty, m. Mary Andrews
  5. Zurishaddai Doty, m. Mary Warner
  6. Moses Doty, m. Betsey Webster
  7. Marcia Louisa Doty, m. Virgil Whitney

Census

1889 1965 Virgil Whitney 54 M W Farmer $9000 New York Marey " 50 F " " Robert " 23 M " Farmer "

595 Brick $3000 610 Virgil Whitney 59 M - - Rensselaer 1 - 50 Post Master 1 - - - - 1 - Martia Whitney 54 F - Wife Broome 1 - 40 - - - - - - - - Virgil Whitney 21 M - Chld Chenango 1 - 21 Clerk 1 - - - - - -

426 Frame $3000 516 Robt. S. Bartlett 45 M - - Conn. 1 - 30 Gunsmith 1 - - - - 1 - Dorcas M. Bartlett 42 F - Wife do 1 - 20 - - - - - - - - Eliza Bartlett 20 F - Chld Broome - - 20 - - - - - - - - John S. Bartlett 16 M - do do - - 16 Mail Agent - - - - - - - James H. Bartlett 14 M - do do - - 14 - - - - - - - - George L. Bartlett 3 M - Chld Broome - - 3 - - - - - - - - Georgea L. Bartlett 3 F - do do - - 3 - - - - - - - - Mary Powers 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Redman 11 F - do do - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Geo. Bartlett 40 M - Brdr Conn. - - 12 Lawyer 1 - - - - 1 - Robert B. Whitney 26 M - do Broome - - 26 Clerk 1 - - - - - - Chas. Stuart 25 M - do Ulster - - 10 Gun Smith 1 - - - - 1 - Fred Cailes 21 M - do Chenango - - 3 Student 1 - - - - - -

15 15 Rodney A. Ford 43 M - Manufacturer $500 New York Adaline W. Ford 37 F - do Charles W. Ford 15 M - do Attended school Charlott A. Ford 13 F - do Attended school Myra G. Ford 11 F - do Attended school Virgal W. Ford 8 M - do Attended school Mary C. Ford 6 F - do Attended school Frederick A. Ford 1/12 M - do Virgal Whitney 65 M - Post Master do Ann Sampson 55 F B Servant do

Hotel 420 445 Edward H. Lewis 45 M - Landlord $10000 $3000 New York ... Virgal Whitney 26 M - P.O. Clerk New York ...

523 563 Ford, Rodney A. 53 M W Coal Merchant $5000 -- New York Male citizen over 21 " Addie W. 47 F W House Keeper $12000 $10000 New York " Charles W. 24 M W Works on R.R. New York Ford, Charlotte 22 F W At Home New York " Myra 20 F W At Home New York " Virgil 18 M W Clerk New York " Mary L. 16 F W Attends School New York Attended school " George H. 5 M W New York Attended school " Hellen J. 3 F W New York Attended school " Edmund A. 2 M W New York Whitney, Virgil 74 M W Retired $3000 $4000 New York Male citizen over 21 Shay, Ellen 17 F W Domestic Girl Ireland Parents foreign born

Rodney A. FORD 64 Self M M W NY Coal Dealer NY NY Adeline W. FORD 57 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Mary L. FORD 25 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY Charles FORD 34 Son M S W NY Engineer NY NY George H. FORD 15 Son M W NY At School NY NY Helen J. FORD 13 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY Edmond A. FORD 12 Son M S W NY At School NY NY Virgil WHITNEY 84 FatL M W W NY NY NY Maggie FOLEY 19 Othe F W IRE Servant IRE IRE

References

1.^  "1819, Nov. 30, Whitney, Virgil [married] to Marcia L. Doty," Christ Church, 1819 - 1849 Marriage Records, Town of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

2.^  "1844, Apr. 10, Ford, Rodney A. to Mary A. Whitney," Christ Church, 1819 - 1849 Marriage Records, Town of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.


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