Family:Whitney, Isaac (c1766-1841)

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Isaac5 Whitney ([prob.] Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), probably son of Joshua4 and [?Joanna?] (-----) Whitney,[1] was born about 1766, Killingly, CT,[2] and died 23 Aug 1841, Granville, NY. He was buried in Lee-Oatman Cemetery, South Granville, NY.[3]

He married about 1791, Phebe Gould,[4] daughter of Willard and Anna (Arnold)) Gould.[5] She was born 14 Apr 1770, Granville, NY,[6] and died 14 Apr 1846, Granville, NY.[7] She was buried in Lee-Oatman Cemetery, South Granville, NY.[8]

Children of Isaac5 and Phebe (Gould) Whitney:

i. Roxana6 Whitney, b. 1792, Granville, NY; d. 29 Oct 1863, Fort Ann or Granville, NY; bur. Old Quaker Cemetery, Granville, NY;[9] m. ca. 1818, Benjamin Baker, b. 21 Mar 1791, Easton, NY, d. 26 Jun 1870, Granville, NY.
ii. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1792, Granville, NY.
iii. Isaac Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1795, Granville, NY; m. Lucilla Gould
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. ca. 1797, Granville, NY. Said to be Phebe Whitney, who d. 6 Aug 1842.
v. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1799, Granville, NY. Possibly the Joseph Whitney of Castile, Genesee Co., NY, in 1830.
v. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1801, Granville, NY. Possibly Salmon Whitney of Medina Co., OH.[10]
vi. Rufus Whitney, b. ca. 18 Dec 1804, Granville, NY; m. Alvira -----.
vii. Willard Whitney, b. 1808, Granville, NY; m. NY, Lydia Ellsworth.
viii. David Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1812, Granville, NY; m. Mary Woodell.



1.^  His parentage is deduced from his migration pattern and by a process of elimination of other possible parents.

2.^  The date is from his age at death, and the place from the residence of his parents at his birth.

3.^  Tombstone, Lee-Oatman Cemetery, Granville, New York. Also, Find A Grave Memorial #92290179, Isaac Whitney.

4.^  Ibid.

5.^  Ibid.

6.^  Ibid.

7.^  Ibid.

8.^  Find A Grave Memorial #92290621, Phebe Gould Whitney.

9.^  Find A Grave Memorial #109675899, Roxana Whitney Baker.

10.^  Linda B. Hansen at her "Up A Tree" database on says that he was Salmon Whitney of Medina Co., OH. This seems possible, but I have seen no evidence in favor of this identification.

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