Family:Whitney, Lorenzo (1822-1908)

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Lorenzo8 Whitney (Jessee7, Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Jessee7 and Eveline (Simkins) Whitney, was born 6 Aug 1822, Plattekill, NY, and died 1908, Sodus, NY. He was buried in the Brick Church Cemetery, Sodus, NY.[1]

He married firstly, 18 Jan 1843, Farmington, NY, Mary L. Johnson. She was born about 1824, Rochester, NY, died 30 Mar 1857, Macedon Locks, NY, and was buried in the old cemetery at Fairport, NY.

He married secondly, Dec 1858, South Sodus, NY, Matilda Ashforth. She was born 1823, NY, and died 1893. She was buried in the Brick Church Cemetery, Sodus, NY.[2]

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They dwelt at Fairport, N.Y., till 1845; then went to Michigan; and, in 1849, to California. Returning in 1851, he settled at Holley, N.Y., where he engaged in the hardware trade. Afterward, for several years, they lived at Eureka, Mich. . . . . They settled at Sodus Ridge, N.Y., and were living there in March 1875."

Children of Lorenzo8 and Mary (Johnson) Whitney:

i. Dorastus9 Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1845, Perinton or Lockport, NY. He d. 9 Jun 1925, Wichita, KS; m. 1879, Mary E. Claus; and was living with his father, at Sodus, NY, in 1873, unmarried. The census records call him "Erastus".
ii. Celeste Whitney, b. 1848, Farmington, NY; d. 1848, Farmington, NY, aged 3 months; bur. Friends' Cemetery, Farmington, NY.
iii. Lorenzo Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1849, Farmington, NY; d. Sep 1921, Rochester, NY; m.(1) 1869, Brighton, ON, Leonora Marsh; a farmer. They were living at Brighton in 1874; m.(2) Elizabeth Whitney.
iv. Mary Eveline Whitney, b. 18 Apr 1852, Holley, NY; d. 10 May 1928, Auburn, NY; m. 3 May 1869, Sodus, NY, William Easton Swales, a farmer. They were living at Sodus in Mar 1875, without children; m.(2) 1883, David H. Trowbridge.
v. Jesse Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1854, Eureka, MI; d. Apr 1929, Sodus, NY; a teacher; was living with his father, at Sodus, NY, in March 1875; m. Elizabeth Marenus.
vi. Charles Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1856, Eureka, MI; was living with his grandfather, Jesse Whitney, at Fairport, NY, in 1874; m. bef. 1880, Ella -----.

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

Note: Lorenzo is here, but no sign has been found of his wife and children.

200 205 Lorenzo Whitney 36 M - Farmer $4500 $600 N.Y. Matilda " 35 F - England Erastus " 16 M - N.Y. Attended school Lorenzo " 10 M - N.Y. Attended school Jesse " 6 M - Michigan Suenda Smith 14 F - Holland Illiterate

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

This is son Charles living with his grandfather.

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

This is son Charles living with his grandfather.

993 1015 Whitny, Lorenzo 48 M W Hotel Keeper $14000 $3000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Matilda 47 F " Keeping House England Parents foreign born -----, Erastus 25 M " New York Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Jesse 15 M " " Mother foreign born, Attended school Baker, Adeline 35 F " House Keeper " Waters, Mary 23 F W House Keeper New York

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

This is son Charles living with his grandfather.

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

This is son Charles living with his grandfather.

Lorenzo WHITNEY 56 Self M M W NY Hotel Keeper NY NY Matilda WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NY Keeping House ENG ENG Mary SWALES 27 Dau F D W NY NY NY Mary MASON 23 Othe F S W NY Waiter NY VT Mary WAIT 45 Othe F W W NY Waiter NY NY G. William THIRKELL 44 Othe M M W CAN Physician CAN CAN Alice THIRKELL 33 Wife F M W NY NY NY Dufay J. THIRKELL 6 Othe M S W NY At School NY NY Edna THIRKELL 7M Othe F S W NY CAN NY Benjamin CLARK 26 Othe M S W IRE Servant IRE IRE George DALMADGE 22 Othe M S W CAN Farm Laborer CAN CAN James LUND 18 Othe M S W NY Farm Laborer ENG NY Susie DU BOISE 21 Othe F S W NY House Keeping NY NY

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

This is son Charles living with his grandmother.

343 351 Whitney, Lorenzo W. Head W M Mar 1818 81 wid New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Jesse Son W M Apr 1853 47 mar 24 New York New York New York Farm laborer -----, Elizabeth DiL W F Jan 1857 43 mar 24 10ch 7liv New York New York Ireland -----, May W. GDau W F Jul 1877 22 sgl New York New York New York School teacher -----, Hattie M. GDau W F Jun 1878 21 sgl New York New York New York Milliner -----, Earl D. GSon W M Oct 1880 19 sgl New York New York New York Day laborer -----, Inez B. GDau W F Feb 1883 16 sgl New York New York New York -----, Grace E. GDau W F Sep 1886 13 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Arthur GSon W M Jul 1892 7 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Ruth GDau W F Jun 1898 1 sgl New York New York New York

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #93640621, Lorenzo Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #93640621, Matilda Whitney.


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