Family:Whitney, John Jay (1829-1880)
John Jay7 Whitney (John6, Darling5, Daniel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of John6 and Clarissa Harriet (Brush) Whitney, was born 23 Mar 1829, Woodbury, L.I., NY, and died 7 Dec 1880, Woodbury, L.I., NY.
He married firstly, 28 Nov 1852, Huntington, L.I., NY, Sarah Louisa Nicoll Floyd, daughter of Hon. Charles Alfred and Sophia (-----) Floyd. She was born 4 Jul 1830, Smithtown Branch, L.I., NY, and died 24 Feb 1867, Woodbury, L.I., NY.
He married secondly, before 1880, Ann (-----) Brush. She was born Apr 1829, NY, and died after 1900. Probably she was the Ann Maria Doty, daughter of Zebulon and Hannah (Whitman) Doty, born 9 Apr 1829, Cold Spring, NY, who married, 26 Aug 1849, James Brush (who died 12 Aug 1878).
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a trader and farmer . . . . They dwelt at Melville, L.I., for two years; and then settled at Woodbury where he was living in 1868."
Children of John Jay7 and Sarah Louisa Nicoll (Floyd) Whitney:
i. Clarence8 Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1853, Melville, Huntington, L.I., NY; d. 16 Sep 1853, Melville, Huntington, L.I., NY; bur Fountain Hill Cemetery, Woodbury, L.I., NY. ii. Charles Floyd Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1859, Woodbury, Oyster Bay, L.I., NY; m. Olivia Duryea.
1616 1616 Jno. J. Whitney 31 M - Merchant $2500 N.Y. Sarah " 30 F - do Charles F. " 1 M - do Melville Brown 11 M - do Clarissa Whitney 71 F - do
1457 1874 Fitzsimmons, Michael 30 M W Liquor delaer $12000 $2800 Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 35 F W Keeping house Mass. Parents foreign born -----, Clara 12 F W At home Mass. Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Mary 10 F W At home Mass. Father foreign born, Attended school Maloney, Mary 25 F W Domestic servant Ireland Parents foreign born Burke, Robert 26 M W Bar tender Ireland Parents foreign born Whitney, John J. 40 M W Sand dealer N.Y. Male citizen over 21
1178 1249 Floyd, Chas. A. 79 M W Farmer $5000 $850 New York Male citizen over 21 " Sophia 75 F W Keeping House New York " Edward 52 M W Farmer New York Whitney, Chas. F. 10 M W At School New York Attended school Stephenson, Susan 17 F W Domestic Servant New York
John WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Ann WHITNEY 51 Wife F M W NY NY NY Benjamin BRUSH 26 SSon M S W NY Works On Farm NY NY Charles WHITNEY 21 Son M S W NY Works On Farm NY NY
69 80 Brush, Benjamin Head W M Apr 1854 46 sgl New York New York New York Salesman dry goods, Rents house Whitney, Ann Moth W F Apr 1829 71 wid New York New York New York
- Census records.
- All data imported from 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. 723 and p. 1535.