Family:Whitney, Curtis Russell (1792-1873)

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Curtis Russell7 Whitney (Silas6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Silas6 and Nancy (Russell) Whitney, was born 11 Jan 1792, Frederickstown (now Kent), NY, and died 25 Oct 1873, Victor, MI.

He married firstly, "sometime during the war of 1812", Kent, NY, Rhoda Hawkins, of Warwick, NY, daughter of John Hawkins.

He married secondly, Elizabeth (Merritt) Gould, daughter of William and Charity (Lockwood) Merritt. She was born in 1797, NY, and died after Mar 1874. She had married firstly George Gould, of Patterson, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a tanner, currier and farmer . . . . He settled in Patterson; moved, about 1833, to Superior, Mich.; and went thence to Victor, Mich., where he died 25 Oct. 1873. He was buried in DeWitt; and there his widow dwelt, with her son, James Volney Whitney, in March 1874. He was a soldier in the war of 1812.

Children of Curtis Russell7 and Rhoda (Hawkins) Whitney:

i. Silas Augustus8 Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1827, Patterson, NY; m.(1) Lydia Ann Robinson; m.(2) Jane Wheeler.
ii. Curtis Russell Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1828, Patterson, NY; m. Orilla Taylor Clark.
iii. Bradley Thomas Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1831, Patterson, NY; m. Clinton Co., MI, Emily Green; a farmer. They were living at Bath, MI, in March 1874. He was a soldier in the war of 1861.
iv. George Washington Whitney, b. 21 May 1833, Patterson, NY; m. Hester Ann Croft.
v. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1835, Superior, MI; m.(1) Lyman Butler; m.(2) Uriah Cronenvhet.
vi. Hiram Tooker Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1837, Superior, MI; m.(1) Marian Lucretia Hayes; m.(2) Mary Elizabeth Miller.
vii. Elvira Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Superior, MI; d. aged 6 months.
viii. James Volney Whitney, b. 1841, Superior, MI; m. Frances McLoud.

Census

1052 1052 Curtis Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1000 N. York Elizabeth " 52 F - N. York Silas " 23 M - Farmer N. York Russell " 22 M - Farmer N. York Bradley " 20 M - Farmer N. York George " 18 M - Farmer N. York Jane " 16 F - N. York Attended school Hiram " 13 M - Mich. Attended school James " 9 M - Mich. Attended school

1903 1710 C. R. Whitny 64 M - Farmer $2000 $350 New York Elizabeth " 62 F - " James " 19 M - Farm Labor Mich. 1904 1711 Bradley F. " 28 " - Farmer $500 $100 New York Emily " 21 F - Mich. Eliza J. " 2 " - " Willet C. " 1/12 M - "

18 19 Whitney, James 27 M W Farmer $1000 $300 Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Fransis 23 F W Keeping House Pennsylvania Illiterate -----, John C. 3 M W Michigan 20 Whitney, Curtis R. 78 M W Farmer $3000 $200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 73 F W Keeping House New York Illiterate

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