Family:Whitney, Peter Freer (1817-1885)

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Peter Freer7 Whitney (James6, Ezekiel5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of James6 and Sarah (Trumpbour) Whitney, was born 13 Feb 1817, Catskill, NY, and died 28 Dec 1885, West Camp, NY.

He married, 1836, Poughkeepsie, NY, Margaret Freer, daughter of Peter and Catharine (Trumpbour) Freer. She was born 20 Feb 1818, NY, and died 10 Jan 1876.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . an ice-dealer . . . . They lived in Catskill in Nov. 1873."

Children of Peter Freer7 and Margaret (Freer) Whitney, all born Saugerties, NY:

i. James8 Whitney, died at West Camp, NY.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1841; m. John Gould; and was living at Hoboken, NJ, in Nov 1873.
iii. Ferdinand Whitney, b. ca. 1843; was a soldier in the war of 1861, and died soon after his return.
iv. William Whitney, b. ca. 1845; d. Glasco, in Saugerties, NY, unmarried.
v. Catharine Whitney, b. ca. 1847; m. Philip Emerick, of Catskill, NY.
vi. Russell S. Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1851; m. Emma M. Knox.
vii. Anna Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1854; d. 15 Apr 1915.
viii. John Whitney, b. ca. 1856; died young.
ix. Frank Whitney, died young.
x. (daughter) Whitney, died young.
xi. (daughter) Whitney, died aged 3 months.
xii. Gertrude Whitney, b. ca. 1862; d. ca. 1929; m. ca. 1878, William Schell.

Census

1026 1037 Peter Whitney 35 M - Farmer New York Margaret " 29 F - " Sarah " 9 F - " Attended school Ferdinand " 7 M - " Attended school William " 5 M - " Catharine " 3 F - " John Bachellor 54 M - Baker England

2203 2833 Peter F. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $300 New York Margaret " 39 F - Do Sarah " 18 F - Do Ferdinan " 17 M - Farm Laborer Do William " 15 M - Do Do Do Catharine " 13 F - Do Attended school Russell " 8 M - Do Attended school Anna " 6 F - Do Attended school John " 4 M - Do Gertrude Lawson 25 F - School Teacher Do

1259 1526 Whitney, Peter F. 50 M W Laborer N.Y. State Male citizen over 21 " Margaret 45 F W Keeping House " " " Russell 18 M W " " " Anna E. 16 F W " " Attended school " Gertrude 8 F W " " Attended school

Peter F. WHITNEY 60 Self M W W NY Supt. Of Ice House CT NY Anna E. WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W NY Keeping House NY NY

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