Family:Whitney, Washington W. (1827-1899)
Washington W.8 Whitney (Joshua7, Joshua6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joshua7 and Almira (?Fuller?) Whitney, was born 18 Nov 1827, Eagle, Allegany Co. (now Wyoming Co.), NY, and died 1899. He was buried in Eagle Village Cemetery, Eagle, NY.
He married, 2 Nov 1852, Susan A. Clement, daughter of Sewell Clement. She was born about 1833, and died 14 Apr 1916. She was buried in Eagle Village Cemetery, Eagle, NY.
- Washington W. Whitney was born in Eagle, Wyoming Co., NY Nov. 18th, 1827. Nov. 2nd, 1852 he married Miss. SUSAN CLEMENT, daughter of Sewell Clement, from Vermont, who located in Eagle, NY in 1837, and died there. Joshua Whitney, a Revolutionary soldier and a native of Massachusetts, grandfather of Washington W. Whitney, and Joshua Whitney, Jr., a native of New Hampshire, son of Joshua Whitney, and father of Washington W. Whitney, located in this section in 1812. In 1834 Joshua Whitney, Jr. moved on to the farm where Washington W. Whitney now lives, and died there in 1869. He was a man of prominence in town affairs, and served as assessor and overseer of the poor. Washington W. Whitney enlisted in Company B of the 2nd N.Y. mounted rifles Jan. 4th, 1964, and after participating in fourteen engagements, including the battles of Spottsylvania, the Wilderness and Cold Harbor (where he was wounded), was discharged in June, 1865.
Children of Washington W.8 and Susan A. (Clement) Whitney:
i. Frank9 Whitney, b. ca. 1854, NY; m. Lucy M. York. ii. Wilber A. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, NY; d. 30 Dec 1929, Caro, MI; m. 27 Nov 1912, Arcade, NY, Bertha Jane (Trisch) Roberts (1879–1945), divorced ex-wife of John Wesley Roberts; they were divorced. No known children. iii. Jenny A. Whitney, b. Jul 1872, NY; d. 3 Jan 1957, Hamburg, NY; m. 5 Feb 1893, Centerville, NY, John R. Griffin.
160 164 Joshua Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1816 N.H. Attended school Almira " 51 F - N.Y. Washington " 21 M - " " Joshua " 20 M - " " Attended school Charles " 17 M - " " Attended school Augustus " 15 M - " " Attended school Lucy " 13 F - " Attended school Mary " 10 F - " Attended school
62 62 Washington Whitney 32 M - Farmer $1000 $250 N.Y. Susan " 26 F - " Frank " 6 M - " Attended school "3" [months]
187 189 Whitney, Washington 42 M W Farmer $2200 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan 38 F W Keeping house " -----, Wilber 9 M W Attends School " Attended school
Washigton WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Farmer VT MA Susen WHITNEY 46 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CAN MA Wilber WHITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Farm Laborer NY NY Jennie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W NY Attends School NY NY Lucy WHITNEY 26 DauL F M W NY Keeping House NY MA Maud WHITNEY 3 GDau F S W NY NY NY Carl WHITNEY 1 GSon M S W NY NY NY
U.S. 1890 Veterans Schedule, Eagle, Wyoming Co., NY, p. 3: 260 265 Whitney, Washington W. Private B 2 NY Mt Rifles 14 Jan 1864 8 Jun 1865 [Eagle, NY]
186 198 Whitney, Wilbur Head W M Sep 1860 39 sgl New York New York Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged far, -----, Susan A. Moth W F Aug 1833 66 wid 2ch 1liv Vermont Canada Fr. Vermont Van Dyke, John C. Srvt W M Jul 1881 18 sgl New York New York New York Farm laborer
- Census records.
1.^ Find A Grave Memorial #42236001, Washington W. Whitney.
2.^ Find A Grave Memorial #42236016, Susan A. Whitney.
3.^ HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY, F. W. BEERS, 1880, as found on GenForum.
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