Family:Whitney, Whitford (1796-1874)

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Whitford6 Whitney (Asa5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Asa5 and Alithea (-----) Whitney, was born 6 May 1796, Killingly, CT, and died 18 Dec 1874, aged 79 years, Woodstock, CT.[1]

He married firstly, 10 Nov 1817, Patience Slafter, daughter of Silas and Beulah (Adams) Slafter. She was born 3 Nov 1791, Foster, RI, and died 18 Oct 1820.

He married secondly, 16 Nov 1823, Foster, RI, Mehitabel Hopkins, daughter of Peleg and Elizabeth (Place) Hopkins. She was born about 1801, Foster, RI, and died after 1860, and apparently before 1870.

Children of Whitford6 and Patience (Slafter) Whitney:

i. Calista M.7 Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1819, CT; m. 7 May 1838, or 25 Sep 1838, Sterling, CT, Horace M. Cornell.[2]

Children of Whitford6 and Mehitabel (Hopkins) Whitney:

ii. Patience7 Whitney, b. ca. 1824, Killingly, CT.
iii. John Olney Whitney, b. 26 May 1828, RI or Killingly, CT; m. Frances C. Bowen.
iv. Malora Whitney, b. ca. 1829, Killingly, CT. She is supposedly the Catherine Whitney who m. 13 Apr 1851, Thompson, CT, George Morse.[3]
v. Delilah Whitney, b. ca. 1831, Killingly, CT; "of Pomfret" m. 15 Par 1854, Norwich, CT, Austin W. Park, "of Norwich".[4]
vi. Harriet J. Whitney, b. ca. 1833, Killingly, CT.
vii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1835, Killingly, CT; m. William Clark Sunderland.
viii. Alfred S. Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1836, Killingly, CT; m. Louisa Johnson.
ix. George Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1838, Plainfield, CT; m. Ann Sophia Buck.
x. Clarissa Augusta Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Pomfret, CT; m. ca. 1862, Frederick William Lovering.

Census

He resided with his parents' family in 1800 and 1810.

101 110 Whitford Whitney 54 M - Farmer Killingly, Ct. Mahitable " 49 F - Foster, R.I. Eliza Angell 29 F - " " Insane Patience Whitney 26 F - Killingly, Ct. Malora " 21 F - " " Delilah " 19 F - " " Harriet J. " 17 F - Killingly, Ct. Mary Ann " 15 F - " " Alfred C. " 14 M - " " George H. " 12 M - Plainfield, " Attended school Clarissa A. " 1 F - Pomfret, " Attended school

Clarissa was probably 7, not 1.

1112 1220 Whitford Whitney 64 M - Laborer $1000 $300 Conn. Mahitable " 60 F - " Patience " 35 F - " Harriet " 29 F - " Augusta " 18 F - " Alfred " 22 M - " Eliza Angel 33 F - "

95 112 Whitney, Whitford 72 M W Farmer $1200 $500 Rhode Island Male citizen over 21 Newton, Lydia 19 F W Domestic Servant Conn.

References

1.^  "Whitford [Whitney], d. 18 Dec 1874 AE 79, Woodstock Private Record, Brown Diary, p. 140," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records.

2.^  "Calista M. [Whitney], m. Horace M. CORNELL, 25 Sep 1837, by Peleg PECKHAM, Elder," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Sterling 1:261.

3.^  "Catharine* [Whitney], ae 18, b. Plainfield, res. Providence, R. I., m. George MORSE, manufacturer, ae 21, of Providence, R. I., 13 Apr 1851, by Rev. J. W. WHEELER (* "Melora". Corrected by Mrs. L. T. Wilson, of Putnam)," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Thompson 3:48, 2:250.

4.^  "Delilah [Whitney], of Pomfret, m. Austin W. PARK, of Norwich, 15 Apr 1854, by Rev. Niles WHITING," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwich 7:353.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 589, page 65.


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