Family:Whitney, Beachgood (1820-1905)

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Beachgood7 Whitney (Dennis6, Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Dennis6 and Elizabeth Betsey (Henderson) Whitney, was born 18 Jun 1820, Allen's Hill, Richmond, NY, and died 16 Jun 1905, Genesee Co., MI.

He married, 30 Sep 1840, Livonia, NY, Betsey Elizabeth Bennett, daughter of Eleazar and Barbary (Gregg) Bennett. She was born 22 Aug 1822, Livonia, NY, and died after 1900.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . After his marriage he lived at Royalton, N.Y., till 14 March 1842; at Livonia, till 1 Ap. 1844; at Pavilion, N.Y., till 1 Dec. 1846; at Conesus, N.Y., till 4 Nov. 1847; at Armada, Mich., till 1 Ap. 1866; at Argentine, Mich., till 1 Ap. 1873; and since that time at Linden, Mich."

Children of Beachgood7 and Betsey Elizabeth (Bennett) Whitney:

i. Jane Barbara8 Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1843, Royalton, NY; m. 29 Sep 1864, Armada, MI, Byron Hopkins, son of Leonard and Clarissa (Gay) Hopkins, b. 28 Nov 1841, Bruce, MI; a farmer. They dwelt at Oakland, MI, for one year; at Argentine, MI, five years; at Deerfield, MI, one year; and then settled at Linden, MI, where they were still living in 1874, without children.
ii. Henry Eleazar Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1844, Pavilion, NY; m. Abigail Josephine Cummins.
iii. Minerva Elizabeth Whitney, b. 22 Jul 1846, Pavilion, NY; d. 24 Mar 1847, Conesus, NY, and was buried there.
iv. Charles Dennis Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1848, Armada, MI; m. Sarah Ann Roberts/
v. Edgar William Whitney, b. 22 May 1851, Armada, MI; m. Sarah Ellen Cooley.
vi. Sarah Adeline Whitney, b. 21 May 1854, Armada, MI; and was living with her father, at Linden, MI, in 1874; m. 29 Mar 1876, Genesee Co., MI, Franklin D. Leach.
vii. Ellen Catharine Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1856, Armada, MI; and was living with her father, at Linden, MI, in 1874.
viii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1859, Armada, MI; and was living with her father, at Linden, MI, in 1874; m. 11 Feb 1879, Genesee Co., MI, Lawrence E. Welch.
ix. Adah Sophia Whitney, b. 15 May 1861, Armada, MI; d. 11 Mar 1868, Argentine, MI, where she was buried.

Census

U.S. Census, Michigan, Macomb County, Armada, p. 21/41: 691 696 Joseph Bennett 42 M - Farmer $5000 N.Y. 697 Beach G. Whiting 30 " - " Mich. Elizabeth " 28 F - N.Y. Jane " 8 F - " Attended school Henry E. " 5 M - " Attended school Charles " 2 M - Mich.

1331 1364 Beach G. Whitney 39 M - Farmer $1600 $1765 N. York Elisabeth " 37 F - " Jane 17 F - " Attended school Henry 15 M - " Attended school Charles 12 M - Mich. Attended school Edgar 10 M - " Attended school Sarah 6 F - " Attended school Ellen 4 F - " Mary 1 F - " Joseph Bennett 54 M - " Frederick Short 35 M - Farm laborer Germany

194 188 Whitney, Beach G. 49 M W Farmer $9000 $3000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 47 F W Keeping House New York -----, Henry 24 M W Farm Hand $300 -- New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Edgar 19 M W At Home Michigan Attended school -----, Sarah 17 F W At Home Michigan Attended school -----, Ellen 13 F W At School Michigan Attended school -----, Mary 11 F W At School Michigan Attended school Bennet, Joseph 71 M W With Sister New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Barbara 83 F W With Daughter Vermont

Beach G. WHITNEY 59 Self M M W N Y Carpenter N Y N Y Elisebeth WHITNEY 58 Wife F M W N Y Keeping House VT VT

46 46 Whitney, Henry Head W M Oct 1844 55 mar 29 Michigan New Jersey New Jersey Merchant general store, Rents house -----, Abbey Wife W F Nov 1850 49 mar 29 2ch 2liv Michigan New York Michigan -----, Erma Dau W F Jul 1880 19 sgl Michigan New York Michigan Teacher School -----, Elizibeth Moth W F Aug 1822 77 mar 60 9ch 7liv New York Vermont New Hampshire -----, Beach Fath W M Jun 1820 79 mar 60 New York New York New York -----, George Son W M Nov 1886 13 sgl Michigan Michigan Michigan At School 10 mos.

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