Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1795-1838)

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Ebenezer7 Whitney (Elisha6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Elisha6 and Esther (Clark) Whitney, was born 15 Dec 1795, Stockbridge, MA, and died 16 Apr 1838, Wysox, PA. He was buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.

He married, 25 Nov 1818, Betsey H. Woodburn. She was born 1798, and died 5 Jul 1853. She was buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.

"Ebenezer, b. Dec. 15, 1795, married Nov. 25, 1818 Betsey Woodburn, died April 16, 1838 in Wysox. Their children and marriages: Rebecca died at 20 unmarried; John to Helen Stowe; Bertrand to Mary Brown; Frances to Burke Bennett; Septimus died unmarried; Alvin to Hattie Furman; Amelia and Nancy died unmarried; Lucius E. to Mary Cooley."[1]
"Ebenezer Whitney, born Dec. 15, 1795, married Betsey Woodburn, Nov. 25, 1818, had 9 children, died April 16, 1838."[2]

Children of Ebenezer7 and Betsey H. (Woodburn) Whitney:

i. Rebecca8 Whitney, b. 1820, PA; d. 27 Jun 1840, aged 20 years; buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA; unmarried.
ii. Bertrand E. Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1822, PA; m. Mary Brown.
iii. John W. Whitney, b. 1824, PA; d. 5 Jul 1849; buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA; m. Helen Stowe.
iv. Frances Whitney, b. ca. 1828, PA; m. Burke Bennett.
v. Septimus A. Whitney, b. 1825, PA; d. 17 Nov 1850; buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA; unmarried.
vi. Alvin A. Whitney, b. 1829, PA; m. Hattie Furman.
vii. Amelia Whitney; d. between 1850 and 1860, unmarried.
viii. Nancy Whitney; d. after 1860; unmarried.
ix. Mary V. Whitney, b. 1835; d. 28 Feb 1866; buried in the Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.
x. Lucius E. Whitney, b. 1836; m. Mary Cooley.

Census

145 152 Bertrand Whitney 28 M - Farmer $2500 Pa. Betsey " 52 F - N.Y. Septimus " 24 M - " Pa. Frances " 22 F - " Alvin " 20 M - " Attended school Amelia " 17 F - " Attended school Nancy " 15 F - " Attended school Lucius " 13 M - " Attended school

1449 1362 Bertrand Whitney 38 M - Farmer $2500 $500 Pa. Mary " 28 F - " 1363 Francis " 31 F - $100 " Alvin " 29 M - Farmer $1200 $300 " Nancy " 24 F - School Teacher $100 " James Chubbuck 19 M - farm hand Pa. Mathena Brown 18 F - " Attended school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Heverly, Clement F., Pioneer & Patriot Families of Bradford County PA 1800-1825, vol. II, pages 211-212 (extracted from Tri-Counties Genealogy & History, by Joyce M. Tice).

2.^  Rev. David Craft, History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominient Men and Pioneers (Philadelphia: L. H. Everts & Co., 1878).


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