Family:Whitney, Charles Edwin (1806-1892)

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Charles Edwin6 Whitney (Josiah5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Josiah5 and Mary (Smith) Whitney, was born 3 Feb 1806, Darien, CT, or Stamford, CT,[1] and died 13 Jan 1892, Darien, CT, aged 85 years 11 months 10 days.[2]

He married, 5 Nov 1833, Darien, CT, Rosanna Mather,[3] daughter of Moses and Sally (Bishop) Mather. She was born 31 Aug 1808, and died 6 May 1905, Darien, CT, aged 96 years 8 months 3 days.[4]

Phoenix says the following:

"Charles Edwin Whitney, b. in Darien, Conn., 3 Feb. 1806; married, 5 Nov. 1833, Rosanna Mather, who was born 31 Aug. 1808; and was living at Darien in July 1874."

He applied for a passport on 20 Mar 1849, New York, NY. He was born 3 Feb 1806, Darien, CT, aged 43, height 5 feet 8 inches, forehead high, eyes hazel, nose aquiline, mouth small, chin short and round, hair black, complexion sallow, face full, has a scar on his right leg.[5]

His family are buried in Bates Cemetery #1, Darien, CT.

Children of Charles Edwin7 and Rosanna (Mather) Whitney:

i. William Marcus7 Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1834, Darien, CT; m. Mary E. Bates.
ii. Horace Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1836, Darien, CT; m. Lavinia Nichols.
iii. Charles Stuart Whitney, b. 1838, Darien, CT; m. Susan B. Knapp.
iv. Walter Smith Whitney, b. 26 May 1840, Darien, CT; m. 19 May 1869, Catherine A. Bates.
v. George Albert Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1842, Darien, CT; m. Elizabeth Antoinette Ferris.
vi. Sarah Matilda Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1848, Darien, CT; bapt. 1 Sep 1848, Darien, CT; resided Darien, CT, 1880; unmarried.

Census

218 253 Charles Whitney 44 M - Hatter $2000 Ct. Rosanna " 42 F - " Wm. " 15 M - " Attended school Horace " 14 M - " Attended school Charles " 12 M - " Attended school Walter " 10 M - " Attended school George A. " 8 M - " Attended school Sarah M. " 2 F - "

1615 1972 Chas. E. Whitney 53 M - Farmer $4500 $400 Conn. Roseanna " 51 F - " Wm. M. " 26 M - Carpenter " Horace " 24 M - Do " Chas. S. " 22 M - School Teacher " Walter S. " 20 M - " George A. " 18 M - " Sarah M. " 12 F - " Attended school

160 158 Whitney, Charles E. 63 M W Farmer $8000 $500 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Rosanna 61 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Sarah 22 F W At home Connecticut -----, William M. 36 M W House Carpenter Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 24 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Mary 3/12 F W At home Connecticut Born in Mar

Charles E. WHITNEY 74 Self M M W CT Farmer CT CT Rosanna WHITNEY 71 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT CT Sarah WHITNEY 30 Dau F S W CT At Home CT NY Sarah PERCIVAL 90 Oth F W W CT CT CT

Whitney, Susan Head W F 92 Connecticut -----, Horace Son W M 64 Connecticut Ferris, Betsey A. Sis W F 82 Connecticut Ballard, Charlotte Hskp W F 50 Connecticut

"Susan" must be Rosanna.

References

1.^  "Charles Edwin, s. [Josiah & Mary], b. 3 Feb 1806," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stamford 2:99.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #11920909, Charles E. Whitney.

3.^  "Charles E. [Whitney], m. Rosanne MATHER, 5 Nov 1833, by B. Y. MESSENGER, V.D.M.," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Darien 1:11.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #11920893, Rosanna Mather Whitney.

5.^  U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, at Ancestry.com.


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