Family:Whitney, Joseph (1798-1871)

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Joseph Whitney ([prob.] Hezekiah), probably son of Hezekiah and Susanna (White) Whitney, was born 1798, MA, died 1871, Mexico, NY, and was buried Wellwood Cemetery, Mexico, NY.

He married, 3 Jun 1822, Whitingham, VT, Jerusha Sumner,[1] daughter of Levi and Polly (Jackson) Sumner. She was born 1798, and 1852, and was buried Wellwood Cemetery, Mexico, NY.

Children of Joseph and Jerusha (Sumner) Whitney:

i. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1820-1825.
ii. Lucy T. Whitney, b. 1824, Mexico, NY; d. 1890, Mexico, NY; bur. Wellwood Cemetery, Mexico, NY; m. John C. Kenyon.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1825-1830; not in family in 1840.
iv. (son) Whitney, b. 1835-1840; not in family in 1850.
v. Alston C. Whitney, b. Jul 1840, NY; m. Julia Howard.

Notes

Identification of his parents rests on the facts that both families were buried in Wellwood Cemetery, and there was a son of this age in the parents' family.

Census

1267 1287 Joseph Whitney 51 M - Cooper $1200 Mass. Jerusha 51 F - Vt. Alston 9 M - N.Y. Attended school Levi Sumner 78 M - Farmer Mass.

74 Frame $400 81 John Kenyon 44 M - - Oswego 1 - 44 Cooker 1 - - - - 1 - Lucy Kenyon 31 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 18 - - - - - - - - Martha Kenyon 8 F - Chld Oswego - - 8 - - - - - - - - Adelia Kenyon 2 F - Chld Oswego - - 2 - - - - - - - - Joseph Whitny 56 M - FiL Mass. 1 - 18 Cooker 1 - - - - 1 - Allstone C. Whitny 14 M - BiL Oswego - - 14 - - - - - - - -

119 124 John Kenyon 49 M - Farmer $1000 $740 N.Y. Lucy " 35 F - Mass. Joseph Whitney 61 M - Cooper do Alston " 18 M - At school N.Y. Martha Kenyon 12 F - do Attended school Delia " 7 F - do Attended school

434 489 Whitney, Alston T. 30 M W Huckster $2000 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 " Julia H. 30 F " Keeping house " " " Nellie R. 4 " " Maryland " Joseph 72 M " One of family Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 Gibbs, Elizabeth 39 F B Domestic Servant Maryland Illiterate

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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