Family:Whitney, Samuel (1809-1884)

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Samuel7 Whitney (Jared6, Samuel5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Jared6 and Polly (White) Whitney, was born 31 Jul 1809, Presque Isle (now Erie), PA, and died 1884. He was buried in Deansboro Cemetery, Deansboro, NY.[1]

He married firstly, 26 Jan 1832, Marshall, NY, Charlotte Mills, daughter of Andrew and Nancy (Muir) Mills. She was born 24 Jan 1814, Paris (now Marshall), NY, and died 23 Jun 1859, Kirkland, NY,[2] where she was buried in the Whitney Cemetery, on the homestead of his father and grandfather.

He married secondly, 26 Sep 1860, Westmoreland, NY, Nancy Mills, daughter of Andrew and Nancy (Muir) Mills, and sister of his first wife. She was born 23 Sep 1812, Paris (now Marshall), NY, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They settled in Kirkland, N.Y., . . . . They lived in Kirkland, near Deansville post-office, in 1874."

Children of Samuel7 and Charlotte (Mills) Whitney, all born Kirkland, NY:

i. Jared Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1833; d. Jun 1877; m. 27 Sep 1854, Augusta, NY, Mary Elizabeth Miller, daughter of Morris Samuel and Lucinda (Wood) Miller, b. 2 May 1837, Augusta, NY; a farmer. They lived in Augusta for six years; and then moved to Kirkland, near Deansville post-office, where they dwelt in 1874.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1835; d. 9 Oct 1835, Kirkland, NY, and was buried in the Whitney Cemetery.
iii. Nancy Ann Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1837; a milliner; lived in Rochester, NY, in 1874, and in Marshall, NY, 1880, unmarried.

Samuel7 and Nancy (Mills) Whitney had no children.


The "Whitney Cemetery" mentioned above is also known as the Deansboro Cemetery, Deansboro, NY.


511 542 Samuel Whitney 36 M - Tanner N.Y. Charlotte " 33 F - N.Y. Jared " 16 M - Farmer N.Y. Attended school Nancy " 12 F - N.Y. Attended school

665 701 Samuel Whitney 48 M - Farmer $8400 $825 Penn. Nancy " 22 F - House Keeper N.Y.

697 744 Whitney, Samuel 70 M W Farmer $7600 $355 Pa. Male citizen over 21 " Nancy 58 F W N.Y.

Daughter Nancy Ann not found in 1870.

Sam L WHITNEY 70 Self M M W PA Retired Farmer CT CT Nancy WHITNEY 68 Wife F M W NY Keep House NY NY

Mary E. GOFF 50 Self F S W NY Dress Making CT MA Hattie GOFF 45 Othe F S W NY Keeps House CT MA N. A. WHITNEY 42 Othe F S W NY PA NY

This was his daughter Nancy Ann.


1.^  Find A Grave memorial #106186905, Samuel Whitney.

2.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

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