Family:Whitney, Ephraim Jefferson (1806-1856)

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Ephraim Jefferson8 Whitney (Bascom7 Whitney, Ephraim6, John5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Bascom7 Whitney, was born 6 Jun 1806, Hopewell Center, NY, and died 26 Mar 1856, Lyons, NY. He was buried in South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, NY.[1]

He married Susan Jane Perrine, daughter of Peter and Anna (Duncan) Perrine, of Cranberry, NJ. She was born 20 Sep 1807, Manasquan, NJ, and died 11 May 1878, Lyons, NY. She was buried in South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, NY.[2]

He was listed as a printer.

"Ephraim Jefferson Whitney came here on foot from Ontario county in 1822 to learn the printer's trade in the office of the Lyons Advertiser. He also had a book store, and died in 1856."[3]

Children of Ephraim Jefferson8 and Susan Jane (Perrine) Whitney:

i. Isabella Graham9 Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1828, Lyons, NY; m. Ira Independence8 Whitney.
ii. George Watkins Whitney, b. 1828; d. 1914; bur. South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, NY.[4]
iii. Elizabeth Adams Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1830, Lyons, NY; d. 1831, Lyons, NY; bur. South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, NY.[5]
iv. Charles Perrine Whitney, b. 1833, Lyons, NY, d. 1897, m. Josephine Ward.
v. Benjamin Franklin Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1842, Lyons, NY; d. 16 Feb 1849, Lyons, NY; bur. South Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, NY.[6]

Census

353 362 Reuben H. Foster 57 M - Farmer $3400 N.Y. Rosetta " 48 F - " Samuel " 24 M - Clerk " Ann Perrine 70 F - $7500 N.J. Ephraim J. Whitney 39 M - Printer N.Y. Susan " 39 F - " Isabell " 20 " - " Wm. " 27 M - " " Attended school Wm. Diamond 25 " - Farmer " Catharine " 26 F - " Maria Jennings 62 " B " Illiterate

References

  • Census records

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79177814, Ephriam Jefferson Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79177981, Susan Jane Perrine Whitney.

3.^  History of the Town of Lyons, Wayne County, NY, By George W. Cowles, 1895

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79178384, George Watkins Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #124490971, Elizabeth Adams Whitney.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #78879904, Benjamin Franklin Whitney.


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