Family:Whitney, Jessee (1796-a1873)

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Jessee7 Whitney (Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Jeremiah6 and Elizabeth (Underhill) Whitney, was born 29 Apr 1796, Cornwall, NY, and died 24 Aug 1876. He was buried in Greenvale Rural Cemetery, Fairport, NY.[1]

He married firstly, May 1819, Rochester, Ulster Co., NY, Eveline Simkins, daughter of Silas Simkins. She was born Pleasant Valley, Plattekill, NY, 9 Mar 1804, and died 22 Oct 1851, Fairport, Perinton, NY, of consumptions. She was buried in Greenvale Rural Cemetery, Fairport, NY.[2]

He married secondly, 19 May 1853, Palmyra, NY, Harriet (McKinstry) Simkins, daughter of Paul and Betsey (Pratt) McKinstry. She was born 5 Nov 1817, Phelps, NY, and died after 1873. She had married firstly, Jesse Simkins.

Phoenix says the following:

Jessee Whitney, b. in Cornwall, N.Y., 29 Ap. 1796; a farmer; married in May 1819, at Rochester, Ulster Co., N.Y., by the pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Rochester, to Eveline Simkins, who was born at Pleasant Valley, in Plattekill, N.Y., 9 March 1804, dau. of Silas Simkins. He settled about two miles west of Pleasant Valley; and moved, in 1831, to Rosendale, N.Y., and thence, in April 1833, to Fairport, in Perinton, N.Y., where she died of consumption, 22 Oct. 1851, and was buried in the old cemetery near the Congregational Church in that village. He married (2nd), 19 May 1853, at Palmyra, N.Y., Harriet McKinstry, who was born in Phelps, N.Y., 5 Nov. 1817, dau. of Paul and Betsey (Pratt) McKinstry, and widow of Jesse Simkins. They were living at Fairport, in 1873.

Children of Jessee7 and Eveline (Simkins) Whitney:

i. William8 Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1820, Plattekill, NY; m. Jane Nichols.
ii. Lorenzo Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1822, Plattekill, NY; m.(1) Mary Johnson; m.(2) Matilda Ashforth.
iii. Zadok Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1824, Plattekill, NY; d. Dec 1824; bur. Plattekill, NY.
iv. Eliza Jane Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1826, Plattekill, NY; m. Robert Bruce Jefferds.
v. Albert Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1829, Plattekill, NY; m. Jennett Mattison.
vi. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1832, Plattekill, NY; d. 6 Nov 1857, Albion, MI, while a student in Albion College; and was buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational Church in Fairport, NY.
vii. Nelson Leonard Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1834, Fairport, NY; d. 1838, and was buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational Church, in Fairport.
viii. (son) Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1838, Fairport, NY; d. 1838, and was buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational Church, in Fairport.
ix. Mary Eveline Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1841, Fairport, NY; d. 6 Oct 1851, Fairport, NY, and was buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational Church, in Fairport.

Census

390 390 Jesse Whitney 53 M - Farmer $1000 Newyork Evelina Whitney 45 F - " William Whitney 31 M - Farmer " Lorenzo Whitney 29 M - " " Eliza J. Whitney 27 F - " Albert Whitney 21 M - Farmer " Sarah Whitney 17 F - " Attended school Mary Whitney 10 F - " Attended school Elizabeth Whitney 78 F - " Prudy Whitney 60 M - " Mary Calkins 20 F - Canada Ann Kinyon 48 F - Ireland

70 Frame $1000 76 J. Whitney 59 M - - Ulster 1 - 21 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - H. " 37 F - Wife Senica 1 - 2 - - - - - - - - S. A. " 23 F - Chld Ulster - - 21 - - - - - - - - M. " 11 F - Niec Orleans - - 2 - - - - - - - - Frederick 18 M - Srvt Germany - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Benedict 16 M - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - C. McCarthy 26 F - " Ireland - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Moses 18 M B " Canada - - 1 - - - 1 1 - - - 77 E. Whitney 35 M - Brdr New York 1 - 2m Daguerian 1 - - - - - - Katharine Whitney 35 F - Wife New York 1 - 2m - - - - - - - - A. " 11 F - Chld " - - 2m - - - - - - - - E. " 5 F - " Monroe - - 5 - - - - - - - - E. " 2 M - - " - - 2m - - - - - - - -

140 140 Jesse Whitney 64 M - Farmer $19000 $4500 New York Harriet 48 F - Do Attended school [sic] Mary 18 F - Dom Servant Do Charles 3 M - Do James Murfey 16 M - Farm Lab. Ireland John Raire 20 M - Do Do

116 Frame $2000 117 Sepha Whitney 69 M - ---- Orange 9 2 1 - - Farmer 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Harriet " 48 F - Wife Wayne - 2 1 - - Thomas 13 M - ---- Monroe - - - - 1 Catherine Marrin 23 F - Srvt Canada - - - - 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - Charles Whitney 7 M - GSon Mich. - - - - 1

374 374 Whitney, Jessie 74 M W Farmer $21000 $12300 New York " Harriet 52 F W Keeping house New York " Charles 13 M W New York Flanangan, Catherine 17 F W Domestic Sevt. New York

34 Framed $1400 34 Jesse Whitney 79 M - ---- Ulster m Farmer - 1 - - 1 - Harriet Whitney 59 F - Wife Seneca m - Chas. Whitney 18 M - GSon Michigan s Farm Laborer

Charles WHITNEY 22 Self M M W MI Farmer NY NY Ella WHITNEY 24 Wife F M W MI Keeping House NY NY Mabel WHITNEY 11M Dau F S W NY MI MI Charles GRAHAM 17 Othe M S W NY Farm Laborer --- --- Harriet WHITNEY 65 Moth F W W NY CT VT

Notes

Information found in a hand written book of Hattie Whitney Bennet:

Children of Jesse and Eveline Simpkins: William born 1817 Lorenzo born 1820 Zadok born 1824 died 1824 Eliza Jane born 1826 Albert born 1829 Nelson Sarah Ann born 1832

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #18474132, Jesse Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #18474099, Eveline Simpkins Whitney.


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