Family:Whitney, Elliot (1791-1836)

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Elliot7 Whitney (Elisha6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Elisha6 and Esther (Clark) Whitney, was born 18 May 1791, Stockbridge, MA, and died 12 Mar 1836, Wysox, PA, aged 45 years.

He married, 3 Nov 1816, Luzerne Co., PA, Maria Goodwin, daughter of Abraham and Catherine (King) Goodwin. She was born about 1798, Delaware Water Gap, PA, and died 25 Mar 1869, Washington, DC, aged 70 years. She was buried in Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.

Elliott, b. 1791, came to Wysox in or before 1812 and engaged in farming and lumbering; he married, 1817, Maria Goodwin; died March 12, 1836, aged 45. Their children and marriages follow: Marshall G.,to Louise Vorpe; Elizabeth to Dr. David L. Scott; Charlotte to Rev. Abner Brush; Elliott to Celinda Stevens; Isaac N. to Mary Worden; Brunette to James B. McDonald.[1]
Elliott Whitney married Maria Goodwin, 1817, had ten children, died March 16, 1836.[2]

Children of Elliot7 and Maria (Goodwin) Whitney, all born Wysox, PA:

i. Marshall Goodwin8 Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1818; m.(1) Charlotte -----; m.(2) Louisa Vorpe.
ii. Elliott Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1820; m. Celinda Stevens.
iii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 1824; m. befor 1846, Dr. David L. Scott, as his second wife.
iv. Charlotte Whitney, b. 1827; d. Aug 1828, Wysox, PA.
v. Isaac N. Whitney, b. 1828; m. Mary Worden.
vi. Wayne Whitney, b. 1830.
vii. Charlotte Whitney, b. ca. 1831, PA; m. Rev. Abner P. Brush.
viii. Brunette Whitney, b. ca. 1833; m. James B. McDonald.

Census

131 138 Maria Whitney 51 F - $4000 Pa. Elliot " 28 M - Farmer " Brunette " 17 F - " Attended school Thomas Carnes 22 M - Ireland Lemuel Marshal 10 M - Pa. Attended school

1442 1354 Mria Whatney 55 F - Pa. Brunette " 27 F - " 1355 Elliott " 34 M - Farmer $3500 $700 " Celinda " 39 F - N.Y. Chas. Bishop 15 M - Farm hand Pa. Attended school

20 20 D. L. Scott 50 M - Civil Engineer $5000 $300 Pennsylvania E. S. Scott 36 F - do George D. Scott 21 M - do Julia M. Scott 13 F - Pennsylvania Attended school Eliza J. Scott 9 F - do Attended school Edward W. Scott 5 M - do Charlotte Whitney 29 F - do Anna Collins 19 F - Domestic do

  • 1860, son Wayne not found.

References

1.^  Clement F. Heverly, Pioneer & Patriot Families of Bradford County PA 1800-1825, vol. II, pages 211-212.

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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