Family:Whitney, Daniel Butler (1831-1902)

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Daniel Butler8 Whitney (James7, Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of James7 and Sally Ann (Coutant) Whitney, was born 7 Apr 1831, Esopus, NY, and died 28 May 1902, Wappingers Falls, NY.

He married 10 Feb 1853, New York, NY, Mary Jane Traver, daughter of Henry A. and Leah (Kipp) Traver. She was born 5 Jul 1833, Esopus, NY, and died 14 Jan 1919, Wappingers Falls, NY.

He was a carpenter and builder. They dwelt in New York City; at Poughkeepsie, NY, till 1 Sep 1855; in Illinois, most of the time at Auburn, till Oct 1859; and then returned to Poughkeepsie. They were living at Wappinger's Falls, NY, in Oct 1874.

Children of Daniel Butler8 and Mary Jane (Traver) Whitney:

i. Laura Ann9 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1853, Poughkeepsie, New York; m. Monroe Kipp.
ii. Frank Butler Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1857, Somonauk, IL; m. Katherine Frear Marvin.
iii. Ada Mary Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1864, Coldspring, New York; m. Robert Parrott Comstock.
iv. Leah Catherine Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1868, Newburgh, NY; m. Fred Dalzell.

Census

1205 1824 Daniel Whitney 29 M - Carpenter $75 New York Mary J. " 27 F - " Laura A. " 6 F - " Attended school Frank B. " 3 M - "

40 71 Whitney, Daniel 39 M W Grocer $4000 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 37 F W Keeping house New York -----, Louisa 16 F W Without occupation New York -----, Frank 13 M W At School Illinois Attended school -----, Ada 5 F W New York -----, Leah 1 F W New York Bridge, Caroline 22 F W Domestic Servt. New York 72 Hartford, Martin 33 M W Laborer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 35 F W Keeping house New York -----, Anna 13 F W At School New York Attended school Reed, William 22 M W Carman New York

Frank B. WHITNEY 49 Self M M W NY Store Keeper NY NY Mary J. WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Addie WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W NY Home NY NY Leah WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W NY Home NY NY

  • 1900: Census shows granddaughter Marion Ada Comstock (daughter of Ada "Addie" Mary Whitney) living with Daniel B. and Mary J. Whitney.

References

  • Wappingers Falls Rural Cemetery records and family records.

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