Family:Whitney, Washington Silas (1807-1865)

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Washington Silas7 Whitney (Silas6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Silas6 and Nancy (Russell) Whitney, was born 7 May 1807 (twin), Franklin (now Patterson), NY, died 29 Apr 1865, Yonkers, NY, and was buried in Cortlandt Cemetery, two miles north of Peekskill, where a granite monument has been erected to his memory.

He married, Nancy Maria Horton, daughter of Jasper and Phebe (Owen) Horton. She was born about 1828, Philipstown (now Putnam Valley), NY, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a trader in Peekskill and New York City, and, for ten years, the proprietor of Lovejoy's Hotel, Park Row, New York; . . . . She lived at the Hoffman House, in New York City, in 1874. He was a trader in Peekskill, for several years; then built a foundry, and carried on that business for some time; and afterward went to New York City, where he kept a large stove store for several years, besides engaging in other branches of business.

Children of Washington Silas7 and Nancy Maria (Horton) Whitney:

i. Thomas Horton8 Whitney, b. about 1837, Peekskill, NY; d. 3 Sep 1868, aged 30 years, New York, NY; a physician; lived at New York City, unmarried; bur. Cortlandt Cemetery, two miles north of Peekskill.
ii. Silas Russell Whitney, b. 10 May 1839, Peekskill, NY; d. 28 Jun 1839, Peekskill, NY; bur. Cortlandt Cemetery, two miles north of Peekskill.
iii. Silas Russell Whitney, b. Oct 1842, Peekskill, NY; m. Marina Charlotte Carpenter.

Census

216 250 Cornelius Crawford 40 M - Merchant $3500 N.Y. Sarah " 30 F - " Augusta " 12 F - " Attended school Cornelius " 8 M - " Attended school Maria " 6 F - " Attended school Wm. " 1 M - " Catharine Carnes 19 F - Ire. Geo. Ocell 21 M - Clerk N.Y. 251 Washington Whitney 43 M - Iron founder $6000 " Maria H. " 22 F - " [sic: she must have been older] Silas " 83 M - Ct. Phebe " 66 F - N.Y. Chloe A. Horton 30 F - "

98 Brick $80000 Hotel 136 Washington S. Whitney 46 M - - Putnam Co. 1 - 10 Hotel 1 - - - - - - Maria " 34 F - Wife " 1 - 10 - - - - - - - - Simeon R. " 14 M - Chld Westchester Co. - - 5 - - - - - - - - Thomas H. " 17 M - " " - - 1 Student - - - - - - - Theba " 65 F - Moth Putnam Co. - 1 1 None - - - - - - - Milo J. Wood 23 M - Brdr Vt. - - 3 Clerk 1 - - - - - - J. B. Williams 23 M - " Oneida Co. - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Willam Brown 25 M - " N.J. - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Benjamin H. Brown 23 M - " " - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Jacob B. Fluna 29 M - " Otsego Co - 1 1 " 1 - - - - - - John P. Huggins 28 M - " N.H. - - 5 " 1 - - - - - - C. E. Lowell 18 M - " Maine - - 1 " - - - - - - - Daniel Dodge 46 M - " Vt. - - 14 Ex Alderman 1 - - - - 1 - Ellen Halehan 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Hickey 20 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Eliza Dunley 16 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Michael Crinnon 23 M - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Crinnon 21 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Robert O'Donald 16 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - Matilda Craig 17 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Ward 18 M - " " - - 11 - - - 1 - - - - James Gannon 22 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Rosa 40 M - " Germany - - 12 - - 1 - - - - - Rosina Bailey 18 F - " Ireland - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Quinn 27 F - " " - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Susan Mccawley 20 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Hamon 25 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Ann Dublin 59 F - " Md. - 1 3 - - - - - - - - Harriet Van White 17 F - " N.Y. - - 17 - - - - - - - - Mary Mackey 21 F - " Ireland - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Joseph Porter 20 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Welch 23 M - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Margret A Smith 25 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Cary 26 F - " " - - 11 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Hickey 27 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Kate Wallace 23 F - " " - 1 7 - - - 1 - - - - Betsey Elliott 22 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget O'Brien 17 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Catherine Welch 28 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - R - - Ellen McCalvey 31 F - " " - - 21 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Dollard 18 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Mehan 16 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Bray 29 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - R - - Catherine Clair 23 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Brady 24 F - " " - - 7 - - - 1 - 1 - - Bridget Cashin 27 F - " " - - 4 - - - 1 - R - - Margret Heaven 29 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - R - - Bridget Moore 21 F - " " - - 7 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Burns 28 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - Ellen Monahan 20 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - -

955 1350 W. S. Whitney 53 M - Gentleman $150000 $25000 N.Y. Mariah H. " 40 F - " Chas H. " 23 M - Clerk " Silas R. " 20 M - " Phebe " 70 F - " Margt. M. Newell 24 F - Servant Ireland Mary Brady 30 F - " "

362 384 Read, Cassius H. 34 M W Hotel Keeper Vermont Male citizen over 21 . . . Whitney, Maria H. 40 F W ? New York . . .

Cassius REID 45 Self M M W VT Proprietor --- --- Jennie REID 38 Wife F M W IRE Keeping House IRE IRE Tunita REID 4 Dau F S W NY VT IRE Daniel REID 6 Son M S W NY VT IRE W. James NASH 50 Othe M W W NY Property Holder --- --- Mary NASH 40 Othe F W W NY At Home --- --- Jane NASH 35 Othe F S W NY At Home --- --- Louise NASH 32 Othe F S W NY At Home --- --- Emma NASH 30 Othe F S W NY --- --- Bridget NASH 25 Othe F S W NY --- --- Maria WITNEY 55 Othe F W W NY At Home --- --- E. H. DURAN 35 Othe M S W NY Physician --- --- James WENMAN 55 Othe M W W NY Pork Commission --- --- C. F. SMITH 40 Othe M M W NY Cotton Broker --- --- Edwin HOBERT 68 Othe M W W NY Cotton Broker --- --- Mary SMITH 35 Othe F M W NY At Home --- --- P. G. BEAM 38 Othe M S W NY Unknown --- --- Charles PESHALL 41 Othe M M W NY Broker --- --- C. F. LINDLEY 40 Othe M M W NY Grocer --- --- Jane LINDLEY 35 Othe F M W NY At Home --- ---

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