Family:Whitney, Giles (1835-1908)

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Giles Whitney (Eli, James), son of Eli and Catherine (Longyear) Whitney, was born 4 Apr 1835 (1850 Census has 1833; 1860, has 1834; 1900 has May 1833), Shandaken, NY, and died 19 Dec 1908, Allaben, NY.

He married, about 1863, Mary Crispell, daughter of Philip E. and Phoebe A. (Higgins) Crispell. She was born 8 Jan 1840, Shandaken, NY, and died 30 Oct 1917, Kingston, NY.

Children of Giles and Mary (Crispell) Whitney:

i. Marshall G. Whitney, b. 1868; d. 1869.
ii. Herbert S. Whitney, b. 1870; d. 1870.
iii. (child) Whitney, b. -----; d. young (from 1900 census).
vi. (child) Whitney, b. -----; d. young (from 1900 census).

Census

93 98 Eli Whitney 52 M - Farmer $2000 New York Catharine Whitney 50 F - " Jane " 20 F - " Giles " 17 M - " Sarah " 10 F - " Attended school William " 8 M - " Attended school John " 27 M - Farmer " Pheebe " 80 F - "

  • 1855 New York State Census, 1st District, Shandaken, Ulster Co., NY:

Household 160 Eli Whitney 56 born Dutchess Co. resident 40 yrs farmer Catherine 45 Giles 21 Sarah A. 18 William 14 John 27 married resident 25 yrs Delilah his wife 25 born Michigan resident 2-1/2 yrs Hiram 1

1459 1410 Eli Whitney 63 M - Farmer $1100 $500 New York Illiterate Catherine " 61 F - " Illiterate Giles " 26 M - Butcher " William H. " 18 M - Day Laborer " Attended school Mary J. Howland 17 F - Domestic "

136 138 Whitney, Giles 35 M W Farming $6000 $3789 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 32 F W " Kelly, John 23 M W Day labor $200 New York Male citizen over 21 Alley, Mary 18 F W Servant " Logan, Henry 25 M W Pedler " Male citizen over 21

Giles WHITNEY 46 Self M M W NEW YORK Farmer NY NY Mary WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W NEW YORK Keeping House NY NY Libbie TYLER 18 Othe F S W NEW YORK Servant NY NY Charles HOYT 21 Othe M S W NEW YORK Laborer NY NY

Whitney, Giles Head W M mar -----, Mary Wife W F mar

  • 1910, Shandaken, Ulster Co., NY: Widow Mary Whitney.
  • 1920, widow Mary Whitney not found.

References

  • Census records.

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