Family:Whitney, Levi (1790-1855)

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Levi6 Whitney (Benjamin5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Benjamin5 and Ann Mercy (Harris) Whitney, was born 12 Jul 1790, Mexico, NY, and died 8 Oct 1855, Lake Zurich, IL.

He married, 23 Mar 1814, Mexico, NY, Parmelia Chase, daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Doolittle) Chase. She was born 29 June 1797, Mexico, NY, and died 13 Jan 1882.

Phoenix says the following:

Levi Whitney, b. about 1795 to 1800, in Otsego, N.Y.; lived, at one time, in Parish, N.Y., and went west; is reported to have died at "Grass Lake, Ill." (? Mich.); married Amelia Chase, and had several children, who lived, it was said, in Canada and Wisconsin, in Ap. 1875. He was a soldier in the war of 1812.

Children of Levi6 and Parmelia (Chase) Whitney, all born Mexico, NY:

i. Adelia7 Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1815; d. 22 Feb 1815, Mexico, NY.
ii. Harlo Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1816; m. Bertha/Bethia/Martha -----.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1818; d. 13 Nov 1897; m. 4 Jan 1844, Archibald S. Kunear.
iv. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1820; d. 30 Mar 1880; m. Ebenezer Fisk Taggert.
v. Chancey Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1822; d. 22 Sep 1823.
vi. John Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1824; d. 16 Sep 1824.
vii. Benajah Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1826; d. 16 Feb 1826.
viii. Benjamin Whitney, b. 29 May 1828; m. Louisa Goiman.
ix. Dianthia Sophia Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1831; d. 26 Feb 1904, Cardston, AB, Canada; m. 13 Mar 1850, Lake Zurich, IL, John Social Rolph.
x. Joseph Chase Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1833; m. Mary J. Delano.
xi. Calfernia Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1836; m. 8 Feb 1859, John Soles.
xii. Adelia Whitney, b. 5 May 1838; d. 20 Jun 1838.

Census

53 53 Levi Whitney 62 M - Farmer $2000 Vt. Pamelia " 55 F - N.Y. Harlow " 33 M - Do $400 " Benjamin " 22 M - Do $400 " Attended school Joseph " 17 M - Do " Attended school Calfurna " 14 F - " Attended school

2460 2630 J. C. Whitney 27 M - Farmer 4800 1200 N.Y. Amelia " 64 F - " John C. Delano 48 M - " 40 " Amanda C. " 41 F - " Ira C. " 21 M - Cooper " Mary J. " 17 F - " Daniel H. " 15 M - Farming " Amanda C. " 9 F - " Attended school Ralph W. " 3 M - Ill.

79 79 Whitney, Joseph C. 37 M W Farmer $9100 $1100 New York " Mary J. 28 F W Wife New York " Clarissa 8 F W At Home Illinois Attended school " Lillie M. 3 F W " " " Cora 1 F W " " " Pamelia 64 F W With Son New York

Joseph WHITNEY 47 Self M M W NY Farmer CT NY Mary J. WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Permelia WHITNEY 84 Moth F W W NY At Home VT PA Claisa P. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W IL At School NY NY Lillian WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W IL At Home NY NY Mary WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W IL At Home NY NY Lydia WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W IL At Home NY NY John DIXON 27 Oth M W ENG Laborer SCOTLAND IRE

References

  • The L.D.S. Ancestral File (AFN:BV16-02).
  • Census records.

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