Family:Whitney, Benjamin C. (1816-1867)

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Benjamin C.8 Whitney (Henry7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Henry7 and Betsey (Hard) Whitney, was born 17 Apr 1816, Newtown, CT, and died 19 Apr 1867, Sandy Hook village, Newtown, CT, aged 50 years.[1]

He chose Thomas Peck, of Newtown, as his guardian, 5 Sep 1835, being then "a minor, about 19 years old".

He married, 8 Apr 1847, Charlotte Smith. She was born about 1822, CT, and died 6 Apr 1862, NJ.

Benjamin C.8 and Charlotte (Smith) Whitney had no children.

Census

555 626 Martin Judson 58 M - Mill Wright $2000 Conn. Sarah " 54 F - " Anthony Gurly 10 M - " John Bassett 19 " - Hatter " Joseph " 28 " - " " Levi Morris 27 " - Merchant " Eli " 16 " - Clerk " Frederic K. Sanford 17 " - Comb Maker " Eleazer Judson 22 " - Carver " Benjamin C. Whitney 37 " - Teacher " Charlotte " 27 F - " Milo Wooden 27 M - Warp dresser "

[426 517] ----- -- - - Comb Factory $3000 Connecticut ----- -- - - Servant Ireland William McKenziee 19 M - Laborer do Benjamin C. Whitney 44 M - Packing Combs $900 $200 Connecticut Charlott 38 F - New Jersey Elizabeth B. Baldwin 19 F - Tailoress do Margaret S. Winans 18 F - Packing Combs do

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], d. 19 Apr 1867, ae 50," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Newtown 4:38.


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