Family:Whitney, Jesse (1780-1853)

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Jesse6 Whitney (Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Hezekiah5 and Sarah (Taylor) Whitney, was born 10 Jan 1780, and died 25 Jun 1853, Wolcott, VT, and was buried in the garden near his house.

He married firstly, 8 Jul 1801, Hardwick, VT, Eliza Vance,[1] daughter of John and Anna (Hoag) Vance. She was born 4 Jan 1780, and died 20 Sep 1830, Wolcott, VT, and was buried in their garden.

He married secondly, 10 or 11 Jan 1832, Wolcott, VT, Hephzibah Smith,[2] daughter of Samuel and Jane (Kelly) Smith. She was born 27 Feb 1799, Stratford, VT, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer and, for many years, an inn-keeper in Wolcott, Vt. where he often served the public as collector, justice of the peace, selectman, town-clerk, and postmaster, and was representative in 1831."

Children of Jesse6 and Eliza (Vance) Whitney:

i. Mary7 Whitney, b. 6 Jan 1802, Wolcott, VT; d. 13 Jul 1803, Wolcott, VT; buried Wolcott, VT.
ii. Sally Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1803, Wolcott, VT; m. 26 Jun 1823, Hyde Park, VT, Horatio Nelson Lathrop.[3]
iii. Freeman Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1812, Wolcott, VT; m.(1) Nancy Evans Watson; m.(2) Betsey Robert (Smith) Nutter.

Children of Jesse6 and Hephzibah (Smith) Whitney:

iv. Jesse Madison7 Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1834, Wolcott, VT; d. 17 Aug 1854, Wolcott, VT; unmarried; buried in his father's garden, Wolcott, VT.
v. Harriet Eliza Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1836, Wolcott, VT; m. Josiah Newell7 Whitney, her cousin.
vi. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1839, Wolcott, VT; d. after 1880; m.(1) 8 or 9 Mar 1859, Hardwick, VT, Thaddeus Orlando Graves, son of Thaddeus and Lucy (-----) Graves;[4] m.(2) 25 Jan 1865, Morrisville, VT, Henry Danvers Gilman. She was divorced from him, at the December term of the Lamoille County Court, in 1871; had her maiden name restored; and was living at Wolcott, without children, in 1874.


12 12 Jesse Whitney 70 M - Farmer $2500 Ct. Zilphina " 51 F - Vt. Jesse M. " 16 M - Farmer " Attended school Harriet E. " 14 F - " Attended school Mary D. " 10 F - " Attended school Harriet W. Smith 25 F - "

150 150 Hepsibah Whitney 61 F - Domestic $200 Vermont Mary J. Whitney 21 F - Domestic "

29 29 Whitney, Hephsebah 71 F W Keeping House $5000 $1440 Vermont -----, Joseph N. 43 M W Farmer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Hariet E. 33 F W Keeping House " Gillman, Mary J. 30 F W Domestic Servant " Clark, Charles M. 16 M W Farm Laborer "

Newell WHITNEY 52 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Eliza H. WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Hepseybeth WHITNEY 81 Oth F S W VT VT VT Mary J. WHITNEY 40 Oth F S W VT Teacher VT VT Nancy PIKE 83 Oth F M W VT VT VT Maud AUSTIN 4 Oth F S W VT VT VT James G. AUSTIN 1 Oth M S W VT VT VT Fred LEBARSON 15 Oth M S W VT Laborer VT VT

273 275 Barnes, John F. Head W M Mar 1818 82 wid New York New York New York Retired, Owns free farm -----, Thomas Son W M Nov 1844 55 sgl Wisconsin New York England Farmer -----, Mamie GDau W F Jan 1886 14 sgl Iowa Illinois Wisconsin At school Whitney, Mary J. Srvt W F Dec 1839 60 div 3ch 2liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Servant


1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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