Family:Whitney, Ephraim (1778-1859)

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Ephraim6 Whitney (Ephraim5, Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Ephraim5 and Rhoda (Taylor) Whitney, was born 22 Nov 1778, Scituate, MA, and died 1 Nov 1859, Sherburne, NY, of palsy, aged 80 years 11 months 10 days.[1]

He married, 16 Jul 1807, Thirza Benedict, daughter of Jared and Sarah (Bouton) Benedict. She was born 21 Nov 1787, South Salem, NY, and died 1876, probably Sherburne, NY.

They are buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Sherburne, NY.

Children of Ephraim6 and Thirza (Benedict) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Edson Gilbert7 Whitney, b. 7 May 1808, Sherburne, NY; m. Experience D. Loomis.
ii. Charles Waldron Whitney, b. 20 May 1810, Sherburne, NY; unmarried 1880.
iii. Albert Bouton Whitney, b. 17 May 1818, NY; m. Miranda Z. Young.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1823, Sherburne, NY.
v. (poss.) Porter E. Whitney, b. 24 May 1824, Chenango Co., NY; m.(1) Mary J. -----; m.(2) Loesa M. Varney.
vi. Catherine Whitney, b. ca. 1827, Sherburne, NY.
vii. Caroline Elizabeth Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1832, Sherburne, NY; d. 27 Nov 1903, Sherburne, NY; unmarried. She is buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Sherburne, NY.

Notes

There was another contemporary Ephraim Whitney who should not be confused with this man. That man lived in Potter Co., PA, while this one was living in Sherburne, Chenango Co., NY, in both 1830 and 1840.

Census

1439 1452 Ephraim Whitney 72 M - Farmer Vt. Thurza " 64 F - N.Y. Mary " 27 " - " Catharine " 23 " - " Caroline " 17 " - " Edson " 42 M - " $800 "

1728 1743 George Newchzen 40 M B Laborer $800 N.Y. Chas. Whitney 37 " - Farmer $1200 " Albert " 30 " - " "

53 Frame $1000 58 Ephraim Whitney 76 M - - Conn. 1 - 50 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Thirssa Whitney 66 F - Wife Westchester 1 - 50 - - - - - - - - Edson Whitney 45 M - Son Chenango - - 45 - 1 - - - - 1 - Caroline Whitney 22 F - Dau " - - 22 - - - - - - - -

41 Frame $175 41 Albert Whitney 35 M - - Chenango - - 35 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Charles Whitney 47 M - Brot Chenango - - 47 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Mary Whitney 33 F - Sist Chenango - - 33 - - - - - - - - Jacob Harris 33 M - Srvt Germany - - 4 Laborer - - 1 - - - -

637 654 Thursy Whitney 72 F - [New York] Charles " 50 M - Farmer $3000 $1000 [New York] Caroline " 28 F - [New York]

148 165 Whitney, Charles 60 M W Farmer $5000 $1005 New York Male citizen over 21 " Theresa 82 F W Keeping H. " " Caroline 38 F W Domestic "

Chas. W. WHITNEY 70 Self M S W NY Farmer VT NY Caroline E. WHITNEY 48 Sis F S W NY Keeping House VT NY

References

1.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.


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