Family:Whitney, Washington W. (1827-a1880)

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Washington W.8 Whitney (Joshua7, Joshua6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joshua7 and Almira (?Fuller?) Whitney, was born 18 Nov 1827, Eagle, Allegany Co. (now Wyoming Co.), NY, and died after 1880.

He married, 2 Nov 1852, Susan Clement, daughter of Sewell Clement.

Washington W. Whitney was born in Eagle, Wyoming Co., NY Nov. 18th, 1827. Nov. 2nd, 1852 he married Miss. SUSAN CLEMENT, daughter of Sewell Clement, from Vermont, who located in Eagle, NY in 1837, and died there. Joshua Whitney, a Revolutionary soldier and a native of Massachusetts, grandfather of Washington W. Whitney, and Joshua Whitney, Jr., a native of New Hampshire, son of Joshua Whitney, and father of Washington W. Whitney, located in this section in 1812. In 1834 Joshua Whitney, Jr. moved on to the farm where Washington W. Whitney now lives, and died there in 1869. He was a man of prominence in town affairs, and served as assessor and overseer of the poor. Washington W. Whitney enlisted in Company B of the 2nd N.Y. mounted rifles Jan. 4th, 1964, and after participating in fourteen engagements, including the battles of Spottsylvania, the Wilderness and Cold Harbor (where he was wounded), was discharged in June, 1865.[1]

Children of Washington W.8 and Susan (Clement) Whitney:

i. Frank9 Whitney, b. ca. 1854, NY.
ii. Wilber Whitney, b. ca. 1861, NY.
iii. Jenny Whitney, b. ca. 1871, NY.


160 164 Joshua Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1816 N.H. Attended school Almira " 51 F - N.Y. Washington " 21 M - " " Joshua " 20 M - " " Attended school Charles " 17 M - " " Attended school Augustus " 15 M - " " Attended school Lucy " 13 F - " Attended school Mary " 10 F - " Attended school

62 62 Washington Whitney 32 M - Farmer $1000 $250 N.Y. Susan " 26 F - " Frank " 6 M - " Attended school "3" [months]

187 189 Whitney, Washington 42 M W Farmer $2200 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan 38 F W Keeping house " -----, Wilber 9 M W Attends School " Attended school

Washigton WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Farmer VT MA Susen WHITNEY 46 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CAN MA Wilber WHITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Farm Laborer NY NY Jennie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W NY Attends School NY NY Lucy WHITNEY 26 DauL F M W NY Keeping House NY MA Maud WHITNEY 3 GDau F S W NY NY NY Carl WHITNEY 1 GSon M S W NY NY NY


  • Census records.

1.^  HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY, F. W. BEERS, 1880, as found on GenForum.

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