Family:Whitney, Ezra (s1760-a1790)

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Ezra5 Whitney (John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of John4 and Thankful (Benedict) Whitney, was born say 1760, and died after 1790.

He married ----- -----.

He lived at, or near, Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY. Nothing is known of his wife or children.[1]

Children of Ezra5 and ----- (-----) Whitney (from census reconstruction):

i. (son)6 Whitney, b. 1774-1790.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1774-1790.


  • 1790, Ballstown, Albany Co., NY: Ezra Whitney, 1 males over 16, 1 males 0-15, and 2 females.
  • 1800: not found. May have been living with his brother James in Charlton, Saratoga Co., NY.
  • 1810: not found.
  • 1820: not found.
  • (poss.) 1830, Conesus, Livingston Co., NY: Ezra Whitney, 1 male 70-79, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 10-14, 2 males 0-4, 1 female 70-79, 1 female 20-29, and 2 females 5-9. It is possible that the male 70-79 was not the head of household, rather the male 30-39, in which case that record would not apply to this family.


  • Census records.

1.^  Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 60.

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