Family:Whitney, William (1800-a1878)

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William6 Whitney (Jared5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Jared5 and Sally (Rogers) Whitney, was born 16 Jun 1800, Branford, CT,[1] was baptized 17 Aug 1800, Branford, CT,[2] and died after 1878.

He married firstly, 3 Dec 1818, Clinton, NJ, Permelia Cogswell, daughter of Aaron and Elizabeth (Baldwin) Cogswell. She was born 13 May 1796, Clinton, NJ, and died 27 Oct 1839, Washington, DC.

He married secondly, 6 Aug 1842, Eveline Cogswell, daughter of Aaron and Elizabeth (Baldwin) Cogswell. She was born 9 Feb 1814, Clinton, NJ, and died after 1878.

Phoenix says the following:

"William Whitney, b. in Branford, Conn., 16 June 1800; bap. at Branford, 17 Aug. 1800; a manufacturer of boots and shoes; has lived three years in Farmington, Conn.; five years in New Jersey; fourteen years in Washington and Georgetown, D. C.; three years in Springfield, Ohio; eleven years in Washington, again; and since that has lived for twenty years in Newark, N. J. He married at Irvington, in Clinton, N. J., 3 Dec. 1818, Permelia Cogswell, born in Clinton, four miles west of Newark, N. J., commonly called North Farms, 13 May 1796, dau. of Aaron and Elizabeth (Baldwin) Cogswell. She died, 27 Oct. 1839, in Washington, D. C., where he was married (2d), by Rev. Andrew A. Lipscomb, Methodist Protestant, 6 Aug. 1842, to Eveline Cogswell, born at Clinton, N. J., 9 Feb. 1814, sister of his first wife. 'In November 1812, when on board of the "Union," of Branford, Capt. Archibald Barker, he was captured by a British cruiser, off Charleston, S. C., and five days later, after being separated from the British fleet, in a gale, was recaptured by the American Privateer, "Mary Ann," of New York.'"

Children of William6 and Permelia (Cogswell) Whitney:

i. Sarah Malvina Whitney, b. 28 Dec 1819, Clinton, NJ; d. 18 Dec 1904; resided with her father, in Newark, NJ, unmarried, in 1873; not found in 1880; resided with brother George in 1900.
ii. William Cogswell Whitney, b. 25 Jan 1825, Georgetown, DC; m. Anna Lavina Mockridge.
iii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 29 Aug 1828, Washington, DC; d. 16 Jul 1829, Washington, DC; bur. Georgetown, DC.
iv. George Henry Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1830, Georgetown, DC; m.(1) Caroline Amanda Shepard; m.(2) Henrietta French.

Children of William6 and Eveline (Cogswell) Whitney:

v. Charles Washington Whitney, b. 9 Jun 1843, Washington, DC; m. Eliza Priscilla Beach.
vi. Edward Alvin Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1849, Irvington, NJ; m. Alice Hathaway.

Census

262 277 William Whitney 50 M - None Connecticut Evaline " 36 F - N. Jersey Sarah M. " 25 F - " George H. " 20 M - School Teacher District of Columbia Charles " 7 M - " Attended school Edward " 1 M - N. Jersey 278 Julia Wade 46 F - " Mary C. " 21 F - " Sarah Ann " 19 F - " 279 Charles B. Tichenor 34 M - Shoemaker " Harriet " 24 F - " James W. " 1 M - "

1569 1947 William Whitney 60 M - Shoe Maker Conn. Emaline 46 F - N.J. Charles 17 M - Clerk Washington Edward 11 M - N.J. Attended school Sarah M. 40 F - " 1948 Jacob Bogart 58 M - Shoe Maker $200 " Eliza A. 53 F - " Aaron C. 22 M - Express Man " Stephen F. 18 M - Clerk Washington Longo Sleliker 25 M - Silver Plater New York

299 383 Whitney, Wm. 69 M W Stove Mnf. $500 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Evaline 56 F W House keeper New Jersey -----, Sarah 50 F W " " -----, Edward 21 M W Insurance Off. " " Male citizen over 21

Edward A. WHITNEY 30 Self M M W NJ Teacher In C C Institute MA NJ Alice H. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W NY Keeping House ENG NJ Eva WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W NY At School NJ NY Evaline WHITNEY 66 Moth F W W NY Boarding NJ NJ Hattie B. HATHAWAY 19 SisL F S W NY Boarder NJ NJ

Notes

See also a website about him and his descendants.

References

1.^  "William [Whitney], s. [Jared & Sally], b. 16 Jun 1800," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Branford 3:389.

2.^  "William [Whitney], s. Jared & Sarah, bp. 17 Aug 1800," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Branford First Church 2:29.


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