Family:Whitney, Lyman (1788-1870)

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Lyman6 Whitney (Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel5 and Elizabeth (Wright) Whitney, was born 4 Mar 1788, Ballston, District, NY, and died 7 May 1870, Lockport, NY, aged 82 years of inflammation of the kidneys.[1] He was buried at Mountain Ridge Cemetery, Royalton, NY.

He married, 8 Nov 1818, Marcellus, NY, Melissa Taylor, daughter of Russel and Asenath (Hayes) Taylor. She was born 18 Mar 1795, Granby, CT, and died after 1874.

Phoenix says the following:

"Lyman Whitney, b. in Ballston District, N. Y., 4 March 1788; a farmer; moved, with his father, to Allen's Hill, Richmond, N. Y., and thence to Marcellus, N. Y., where he married, 8 Nov. 1818, Melissa Taylor, of Marcellus, born in Granby, Conn., 18 March 1795, dau. of Russel and Asenath (Hayes) Taylor, of Granby. He was a communicant of the Protestant Episcopal Church. He died at the house of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Ann (Whitney) Hurd, at Lockport, N. Y., 7 May 1870, aged 82 years, and was buried at Mountain Ridge Cemetery, in Royalton, N. Y. She lived with her daughter, Mrs. Hurd, at Wright's Corners, N. Y., in 1874."

Children of Lyman6 and Melissa (Taylor) Whitney:

i. George Washington7 Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1820, Richmond, NY; m. Matilda Ann Wright.
ii. Julia Elizabeth Whitney, b. 22 May 1822, Richmond, NY; m. Joseph Warford Rich.
iii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1830, Richmond, NY; m. Davis Hurd.

Census

224 238 Lyman Whitney 69 M - Farmer $3000 N.Y. Melissa " 59 F - Conn. George " 30 M - Farmer N.Y.

79 Framed $500 80 Lyman Whitney 67 M - - Saratoga Co. 1 - 6 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Melisa Whitney 60 F - Wife Connecitcut 1 - 6 - - - - - - - - George Whitney 35 M - Son Ontario Co. - - 6 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Julia E. Rich 34 F - Dau do " - 1 6 - - - - - - - - Mary E. Rich 10 F - GDau Onondaga " - - 6 - - - - - - - - Charlie D. Rich 5 M - GSon Niagara " - - 5 - - - - - - - -

388 400 Lyman Whitney 72 M - Farmer $2000 $150 N.Y. Malissa 65 F - Conn. George 40 M - $600 N.Y. Matilda 26 F - " Elizabeth 9/12 F - N.Y.

762 791 Hurd, Davis 43 M W Carpenter Conn. Male citizen over 21 " Mary 40 F " New York " Edna 18 " " At School " Attended school " Grace 14 " " At School " Attended school Whitney, Melissa 76 " " Conn.

Davis HURD 53 Self M M W CT Farmer VT VT Mary A. HURD 50 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT CT Melissa WHITNEY 84 Moth F W W CT --- ---

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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