Family:Whitney, Jeremiah Eligh (1821-a1880)
He married, 31 Dec 1858, West Camp, NY, Isabella Cuscading Lester, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Adams) Lester. She was born about 1842, West Camp, NY, and died after 1900.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a gardener . . . . They were living at Saugerties, N.Y., in Nov. 1873."
Children of Jeremiah Eligh7 and Isabella Cuscading (Lester) Whitney, all born Saugerties, NY:
i. Charles Adams8 Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1860, West Camp, in Saugerties, NY. ii. Mary Florence Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1862, Saugerties, NY. iii. Rutsen Palen Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1865, Saugerties, NY; m. Hattie E. Dewitt.
1058 1070 Zacheriah T. Smith 35 M - Farmer $6000 New York Catharine " 24 F - " Eligh Whitney 28 M - Laborer "
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, Saugerties, Ulster Co., NY:
227 258 Whitney, Elick 49 M W Gardener N.Y. State Male citizen over 21 " Isabella 28 F W Keeping house " " " Charles 10 M W Attending school " " Attended school " Mary 8 F W " " " " Attended school " Rutson 5 M W " " Adams, Mary 54 F W Without " "
E. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W NY Gardner NY NY Belle WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Dress Maker NY NY Charley WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NY NY NY Mattie WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W NY House Keeper NY NY Rutren WHITNEY 12 Son M S W NY Works In Paper Mill NY NY Mary ADAMS 63 Othe F W W NY House Keeper NY NY
4 7 Whitney, Rutsen P. Head W M Feb 1867 33 mar 14 New York New York New York Printer foreman, Rents house -----, Hattie E. Wife W F Sep 1872 27 mar 14 2ch 2liv New York Holland New York -----, Milliard Son W M Mar 1888 12 sgl New York New York New York At School 9 months -----, Charles Son W M Jun 1896 3 sgl Connecticut New York New York -----, Isabel Moth W F Dec 1841 58 wid 3ch 3liv New York New York New York Nurse
- 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. 547 and p. 1248.