Family:Whitney, Aaron (1820-1893)

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Aaron8 Whitney (Benjamin7, Aaron6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Benjamin7 and Mary (Stark) Whitney, was born 13 Feb 1820, northern part of Big Flats, NY, and died 17 Mar 1893.

He married, 13 Feb 1839, northern part of Big Flats, NY, Lucretia Gilbert, daughter of Andrew Winton and Anna Comstock (Stratton) Gilbert. She was born 30 Nov 1823, Windsor, NY, and died about 15 Oct 1907, Big Flats, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer and carpenter . . . . They settled on a part of his father's farm, in Big Flats, and were living there in Apr 1874. He has been a justice of the peace."

Children of Aaron8 and Lucretia (Gilbert) Whitney, all born Big Flats, NY:

i. Charles Aaron9 Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1841, NY; m. Jenny Cleves,.
ii. John J. Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1843, NY; m. Lucy Burdick.
iii. George Gilbert Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1845, NY; m. Lavinia Thorn.
iv. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 13 May 1848, NY; d. 13 Mar 1883; m. 3 May 1871, Binghamton, NY, William Edgar Haines,1 son of Lewis and Esther (Lecost) Haines, b. 19 Nov 1836, Warwick, NY; a harness-maker and carriage-trimmer. He enlisted, as band-leader, in the 4th Regiment of New York State Volunteers, served for three months, procured a substitute, and was discharged. They settled in Centre Street, Horseheads, NY, and were living there in 1874. He has, by a former marriage, one daughter, Sarah Gertrude Haines, born 27 Nov 1859, Millport, NY.
v. Augusta Medora Whitney, b. 19 May 1852, NY; d. 22 Oct 1867, Big Flats, NY; bur. in the family cemetery on Sing-Sing Creek, Big Flats, NY.
vi. Arthur Elmer Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1861, NY; d. 29 Jan 1883.


1967 1979 Aaron Whitney 30 M - Farmer $3000 N.Y. Lucretia " 26 F - " Chas. " 9 M - " Attended school John " 7 M - " Attended school George " 5 M - " Attended school Mary " 2 F - "

322 323 Aaron Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1500 $800 N.Y. Lucretia Whitney 36 F - N.Y. Charles Whitney 19 M - Teacher in C School N.Y. John Whitney 17 M - Farmer Labor N.Y. George G. Whitney 15 M - N.Y. Attended school Mary E. Whitney 12 F - N.Y. Attended school Augusta Whitney 8 F - N.Y. Attended school

156 156 Whitney, Aaron 50 M W Farmer $7100 $2145 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucretia 46 F W Keeps house New York -----, George 25 M W Carpenter $1200 $300 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 22 F W School Teacher New York -----, Arthur E. 8 M W New York Attended school Chapman, Samuel 18 M W Farm Laborer New York

Aaron WHITNEY 60 Self M M W NY Lumberman NY NY Lucretia WHITNEY 57 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY CT George G. WHITNEY 30 Son M M W NY Farmer NY NY Lavene WHITNEY 30 DauL F M W NY At Home NY NY

Charles A. WHITNEY 39 Self M M W NY Provision Merchant NY NY J. C. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Gussie WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY Willie WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NY NY NY Freddie WHITNEY 5 Son M S W NY NY NY Arthur WHITNEY 19 Bro M S W NY Provision Clerk NY NY Hannah LARKIN 21 Othe F S W NY General Housework IRE IRE

135 131 Whitney, George G. Head W M Apr 1846 54 mar 26 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Lavene Wife W F Feb 1845 55 mar 26 0ch 0liv New York New York New York -----, Earnest ASon W M Jun 1890 10 sgl New York New York New York At School 10 mos. -----, Leucricia Moth W F Nov 1823 76 wid 67 6ch 3liv New York Massachusetts Connecticut Curtis, Gailard Brdr W M Feb 1840 60 sgl Pennsylvania Connecticut Connecticut Farm Laborer


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