Family:Whitney, Ira (1822-1861)
He married, 11 Jan 1847, Southeast, NY, Sarah Ann Ferguson, daughter of Lewis and Nomina (Ganun) Ferguson. She was born about 1827, Southeast, NY, and died after 1880. She married secondly, 25 Dec 1870, Purdy's Station, NY, Daniel Haviland, and was living at Danbury, CT, in 1880.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a boot-maker . . . ."
Child of Ira7 and Sarah Ann (Ferguson) Whitney:
i. Lewis Joseph8 Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1850, Croton Falls, NY; d. 2 Feb 1865, Croton Falls, NY, being buried at Somers, NY.
- 1850: not found.
- 1860, Southeast, Putnam Co., NY:
226 238 Ira Whitney 37 M - Shoe Maker $100 New York Sally A. Whitney 33 F - New York Lewis J. Whitney 9 M - New York Attended school Jane Furgeson 17 F - New York
83 90 Fergurson, Ira 22 M W Farm Laborer New York Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Sarah A. 43 F W Keeping House New York Fergurson, Sarah 26 F W At Home New York -----, Alonzo 17 M W Farm Laborer New York -----, Naomi 60 F W Keeping House New York
- 1880, 18 Franklin Street, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT:
40 49 Haviland, Dan'l. W M 48 Husb mar Shoe Maker New York N.Y. N.Y. -----, Sarah A. W F 53 Wife mar House Keeper New York N.Y. N.Y. -----, Anna W F 24 Dau sgl Dress Maker New York N.Y. N.Y.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 542 and p. 1244.