Family:Whitney, Matthias (1794-1877)

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Matthias6 Whitney (Matthias5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Matthias5 and Olive (Doty) Whitney, was born 30 Oct 1794, Hancock, MA,[1] and died 19 Dec 1877, West Granville, NY, or 19 Dec 1878. He was buried in Otis Cemetery, Fort Ann, NY.[2]

He married firstly, Sally Dewey, daughter of Thaddeus and Anne (Noble) Dewey. She was born 1792 and died 23 Aug 1848. She was buried in Otis Cemetery, Fort Ann, NY.[3]

He married secondly, 23 Aug 1849, Rebecca Beckwith Otis. She was born 3 Jun 1820, Washington Co., NY, and died 3 Nov 1902, Granville, NY. She was buried in Otis Cemetery, Fort Ann, NY.[4]

He was a farmer; was a soldier in the war of 1812. He resided West Granville, NY.

Children of Matthias6 and Rebecca B. (Otis) Whitney:

i. Sarah Davy7 Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1852, Washington Co., NY; d. 12 Oct 1891; m. 18 Feb 1872, William Ward. Resided Fort Ann, NY. Children:
a. Helen M. Ward, b. -----.
b. Willard Ward, b. -----.
c. Otis Sardis Ward, b. -----.
d. Betsey Rebecca Ward, b. -----.
ii. Mary Lawrence Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1854, Washington Co., NY; d. 1916, North Granville, NY; bur. North Granville Cemetery, North Granville, NY;[5] m. 7 Sep 1876, James Race; resided West Granville. Children:
a. Vernon Whitney Race, b. 19 Sep 1877.
b. Mary Lawrence Race, b. 12 Sep 1880.

Census

91 91 Matthias Whitney Jr. 55 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Rebecca " 30 F - N. York James Jones 14 M - " Matthias Whitney 93 M - Do Conn.

227 Framed $600 262 Matthias Whitney 60 M - - Mass. 1 - 53 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Rebecca Whitney 35 F - Wife Washington 1 - 35 - - - - - - - - Sarah D. Whitney 3 F - Chld " - - 3 - - - - - - - - Mary Whitney 1/2 F - Chld " - - 1/2 - - - - - - - - Ellen Hanrahan 18 F - Srvt Ireland - - 4 - - - - - - - -

30 30 Mathias Whiting 65 M - Farmer $6000 $1400 Mass. Rebecca B. Whitney 40 F - House Keeper N.Y. Sarah " 8 F - N.Y. Attended school Mary " 5 F - N.Y. Attended school

58 56 Whitney, Matthias 75 M W Farmer $12000 $7000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca 50 F W Keeping House New York -----, Sarah 18 F W Teacher New York -----, Mary 15 F W New York Attended school

James M. RACE 25 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Mary L. RACE 25 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT NY Vernon W. RACE 2 Son M S W NY NY NY Rebecca B. WHITNEY 60 MotL F W W NY House Work NY NY

References

1.^  "Mathias [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Olive, b. 30 Oct 1794," according to Holbrook, Jay Mack, Massachusetts Vital Records, Hancock (Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987).

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #38500167, Matthias Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #74029831, Sally Dewey Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #38500143, Rebekah Beckwith Oits Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #110359380, Mary Lawrence Whitney Race.


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