Family:Whitney, Ira (1799-1856)

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Ira7 Whitney (Ephraim6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Ephraim6, was born 23 Nov 1799, Frederickstown (now Kent), NY, died 19 Sep 1856, Beekman, NY, and was buried in the cemetery near the Baptist Church at Towner's, Patterson, NY.

He married, 2 Oct 1822, Patterson, NY, Lydia Bolt, daughter of Azariah and Sarah (Lockwood) Bolt. She was born 27 May 1800, Putnam Co., NY, died 16 Apr 1864, Beekman, NY, "aged 63 years, 10 months, and 19 days", and was buried in the cemetery near the Baptist Church at Towner's, Patterson, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a miller; . . . . He was admitted by letter, 19 Ap. 1845, to the fellowship of the Baptist Church at Towner's Four Corners, in Patterson; was chosen a deacon 7 June 1851, and dismissed 7 Feb. 1852; after which he belonged to the Baptist Church at Ludingtonville, in Kent. Tradition says that he was at one time licensed to preach. He lived, at one time, in Carmel, N. Y.

Children of Ira7 and Lydia (Bolt) Whitney:

i. Eliza8 Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1823, Patterson, NY; m. 4 Jun 1844, Ludingtonville, NY, Nathaniel Kirk, son of John and Mary (Wixon) Kird, of Kent, NY; a mason; resided Ludingtonville till 1 Ap. 1847; at East Fishkill, N. Y., till 1 Ap. 1848; at Farmer's Mills, in Kent, till 1 Ap. 1849; at Ludingtonville again, till 1 Ap. 1857; at Carmel, N. Y., till 1 Ap. 1858; then returned to Ludingtonville, and were living there in 1874. They are members of the Baptist Church.
ii. Russell Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1824, Kent, NY; d. 11 Nov 1848, bur. Kent, NY; unmarried.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1826, Kent, NY; d. 10 Feb 1831, Kent, NY; bur. Kent, NY.
iv. Ephraim Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1827, Kent, NY; m. Susan Brewer.
v. Orrin Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1828, Kent, NY; m.(1) Sarah Maria Sprague; m.(2) Ellen -----.
vi. Levi Russell Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1830, Kent, NY; m. Phila Jane Ballard.
vii. Emily Whitney, b. 2 May 1832, Kent, NY; m. 27 Apr 1867, Lewis A. Brown, son of Thomas and Phebe (Angevine) Brown, of Westchester Co., NY; b. 19 Aug 1824, Westchester Co., NY; res. 238 East 40th Street, New York, without children, in 1874.
viii. Ira Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1833, Kent, NY; d. 17 Mar 1834, Kent, NY.
ix. Daniel D. Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1834, Kent, NY; m. Mary Ann Tompkins.
x. William Harrison Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1836, Kent, NY; d. young.
xi. Cornelia Whitney, b. 26 May 1838, Kent, NY; d. young.
xii. Lydia Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1839, Kent, NY; d. young.
xiii. Philinda Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1843, Kent, NY; m. 4 Aug 1860, Beekman, NY, William Watson Donaldson; resided Beekmanville, NY, where they were still living in 1874. He enlisted, 11 Oct 1862, in Company G, 150th Regiment, New York State Volunteers; took part in the battles of Gettysburgh, PA, Resaca, GA, Dallas, GA, Atlanta, GA, Savannah, GA, Averysborough, NC, and Burtonsville, NC; and was mustered out 8 June 1865.
xiv. Levina Whitney, b. 16 Nov 1844, Kent, NY; m. 12 Aug 1866, Patterson, NY, Elijah Ballard, son of Darius and Caroline (Eastwood) Ballard; b. 8 Sep 1837, Delaware Co., NY; resided Ludingtonville, NY, in 1874. He served for three years in the war of 1861, enlisting 4 Sep 1862, in the 172d Regiment, or Anthony Wayne Guard; was transferred to Company L, 6th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery; and was discharged, as a corporal, 20 July 1865, "having been in the battles of Williamsport, Manassas Gap, Bristow Station, eleven days in the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Allison's farms, Bethesda Church, North Anna River, Cold Harbor, Petersburgh, Cedar Creek, Shenandoah Valley, and Bermuda Front."

Census

153 157 Irey Whitney 50 M - Miller N.Y. Ledia wife 50 F - " Shilandey daughter 8 F - " Lavina " 5 F - "

87 89 Peter D. Doughty 48 M - Farmer $13000 N.Y. Emma " 41 F - " Syche " 20 F - " Isaac " 18 M - " Attended school Mary Cary 13 F - " Sarah Doughty 11 F - N.Y. Attended school Frederick " 6 M - " Attended school Catherine " 4 F - " Attended school James Ude 48 M - Laborer " Levi Whiting 20 M - " Delia Baker 15 F - " Thomas Doughty 31 M - Farmer $1500 "

16 17 Sarah Hobbey 51 F - $6000 $1100 New York Isaac E. Hobbey 20 M - Farmer Do Clarisa O. Hobby 16 F - Do Attended school Emily Whitney 28 F - Domestic Do

554 561 Benjamin Sherman 59 M - Farmer $3000 N.Y. Hannah Sherman 64 F - " Lovina Whitney 15 F - "

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