Family:Whitney, Joshua (1815-a1880)

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Joshua7 Whitney (Ephraim6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Ephraim6 and Sarah (Wixon) Whitney, was born 20 Oct 1815, Patterson, NY, and died after 1880.

He married, 16 Sep 1858, Patterson, NY, Catharine Bell, daughter of William Alexander adn Ellen (McDonald) Bell. She was born 11 Dec 1838, Belfast, co. Antrim, Ireland, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a farmer; . . . . They lived in the hamlet of Gayville, or Foggingtown, Southeast (Dykeman's post-office), N. Y., in 1874.

Child of Joshua7 and Catharine (Bell) Whitney:

i. Isaac James8 Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1859, Patterson, NY; d. 19 Sep 1889, Towners, Putnam Co., NY, and was buried in the Patterson Baptist Cemetery there; was living with his parents, near Dykeman's post-office, in Southeast, NY, in Nov 1873.


9 10 Joshua Whitney 44 M - Farmer $1000 $130 New York Catharine Whitney 22 F - Ireland Isaac J. Whitney 9mo M - New York

409 612 -----, Joshua 54 M W Farmer $4000 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 31 F W Keep house Ireland Parents foreign born -----, Isaac 10 M W At School New York Mother foreign born, attended school

NOTE: The surname is implied to be Abel, the surname of the preceding family, but that must be an error. The given names, ages, birthplaces, and location make it overwhelmingly likely that the surname should have been written in as "Whitney".

Joshua WHITNEY 64 Self M M W NY Farming NY NY Catherine WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W IRE Keeping House IRE IRE Isaac J. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Works In Feed Mill NY IRE

239 253 Whitney, Catherine B. Head W F Dec 1838 61 wid 1ch -liv Ireland England Ireland Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm Wayne, Thomas H. Neph W M Dec 1880 19 sgl England England Ireland Farm Laborer, Immig. 1893

  • 1910, Southeast, Putnam Co., NY:

199 219 Whitney, Catherine B. Head F W 72 wid 1ch 1lv Ireland Ireland Ireland None, Owns mortgaged house Wayne, Thomas Neph M W 28 sgl England England England Farm, laborer


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