Family:Whitney, William (1791-1882)

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William7 Whitney (Nathan6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Nathan6 and Eunice (Wakefield) Whitney, was born 24 Jun 1791, Halifax, VT, and died 25 Aug 1882, OH.

He married, 22 Dec 1814, NY, Jenny Whitmore, daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Hamilton) Whitmore. She was born 13 Feb 1793, Brutus, NY, and died 20 Mar 1874, Muskegon Co., MI.

He served in the New York Militia, War of 1812.

Children of William7 and Jenny (Whitmore) Whitney:

i. Havelia8 Whitney, b. 16 Nov 1815, Brutus, NY; m. Harriet McNitt.
ii. Cyrena Whitney, b. 6 July 1819, Huron Co., OH; d. 14 July 1861, MI; m. 1838, OH, Seth Gilbert.
iii. Eunice Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1821, Seneca Co., OH; d. 10 Jun 1903, Muskegon Co., MI; m. before 1855, Erastus Augustus Cook.
iv. Nathan Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1821, Seneca Co., OH; m.(1) Matilda Chambers; m.(2) Louisa Henry.
v. Benjamin Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1824, Seneca Co., OH; m. Rachel Blauvelt.
vi. Orrin Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1825, Seneca Co., OH; m. Mary Elizabeth Cook.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1828, Seneca Co., OH; d. 28 Jul 1829, Seneca Co., OH.

Census

  • 1820, Ridgefield, Huron Co., OH: William Whitney, 2 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 0-9, 2 females 26-44, and 1 female 0-9; 2 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Thompson, Seneca Co., OH: William Whitney, 1 male 70-79, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 10-14, 2 males 5-9, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 70-79, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9.
  • 1840, Thompson, Seneca Co., OH: Whitney, William, 1 male 80-89, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 20-29, 3 males 15-19, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 80-89, 1 female 50-59, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 20-29, and 1 female 15-19; 6 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1850, Sparta, Kent Co., MI:

915 915 William Withey 60 M - Far. $600 Vt. Jenny " 58 F - N.Y. Benj. " 26 M - Lab. $700 Ohio Orrin " 24 M - $700 " Hamilton C. " 17 M - N.Y.

236 218 William " 68 M - Lumberman $2300 $200 Vt. Jenny " 67 F - Wife N.Y.

190 187 Whitney, William 79 M W Soldier in 1812 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Jennie 77 F W Keeps house New York

Erastus COOK 53 Self M M W OH Farmer NY NY Eunice COOK 58 Wife F M W OH Keeping House VT NY Early COOK 23 Son M S W MI At Home OH OH Harry COOK 18 Son M S W MI At Home OH OH Jennie COOK 17 Dau F W MI At Home OH OH William WHITNEY 89 FatL M W VT Boarder MA CT

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