Family:Whitney, Richard Lewis (1813-1867)

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Richard Lewis6 Whitney (Henry5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Henry5 and Prudence (Gray) Whitney, was born 4 Sep 1813, Great Barrington, MA, and died 2 Nov 1867, Rochester, NY, of typhoid fever. He was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.

He married, 7 Sep 1837, Rochester, NY, Jane Ann Moore, daughter of James and Ann Major (Burton) Moore. She was born 3 Jan 1821, New York, NY, and died after Dec 1873.

Phoenix says the following:

"Richard Lewis Whitney, b. at Great Barrington, Mass., 4 Sept. 1813; changed his name to its present form, from Richard Leach Whitney; married in Rochester, N. Y., by Rev. Mr. Mack, Presbyterian, 7 Sept. 1837, to Jane Ann Moore, born in New York City, 3 Jan. 1821, dau. of James and Ann Major (Burton) Moore, of Rochester. He settled in Rochester, where he was a dealer in boots and shoes, and, later in life, in coal, wood, groceries, and confectionery; and died there, of typhoid fever, 2 Nov. 1867, and was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery. His widow resided at Penfield, N. Y., in Dec. 1873."

Children of Richard Lewis6 and Jane Ann (Moore) Whitney:

i. Emma Celia7 Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1838, Rochester, NY; m. Charles Bingley Armstrong.
ii. Edmund Henry Whitney, b. 29 May 1840, Rochester, NY; d. 10 May 1841, Rochester, NY; bur. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.
iii. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 17 May 1842, Rochester, NY; m.(1) Marshall Huntington; m.(2) Watson Perkins Markell.
iv. Adelbert Whitney, b. 4 Dec 1844, Rochester, NY; m. Caroline Bangs.
v. James Henry Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1847, Rochester, NY; m. Josephine Eales.
vi. Ida Jane Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1850, Rochester, NY; d. 20 Jun 1867, Rochester, NY; bur. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.
vii. Charles Whitney, b. 29 May 1853, Rochester, NY; d. 7 Mar 1870, Rochester, NY, aged 16 years of brain inflammation;[1] bur. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.
viii. George Wallace Whitney, b. 2 Nov 1856, Rochester, NY; a farmer; resided Penfield, NY, 1874.
ix. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 1860, Rochester, NY; d. 1860, Rochester, NY, aged 3 months; bur. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.
x. Mary Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1861, Rochester, NY; lived with her mother, Penfield, NY, 1874.
xi. Gertrude Whitney, b. 1862, Rochester, NY; d. the next day; bur. in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY.
xii. Frank Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1864, Rochester, NY; lived with his mother, Penfield, NY, 1874.
xiii. Flora Whitney, b. 23 May 1867, Rochester, NY; lived with her mother, Penfield, NY, 1874.

Census

413 431 R. L. Whiting 37 M - Shoe Maker $2500 Mass. Jane " 37 F - N.Y. Ema " 12 F - " Attended school Sarah " 8 F - " Attended school Adelbert " 5 M - " Attended school James " 3 M - " Betsy A. " 24 F - Mass.

223 Brick $2100 286 Richard L. Whitney 39 M - - Mass. 1 - 22 Shoe Maker 1 - - - - 1 - Jane Ann Whitney 35 F - Wife New York City 1 - 27 - - - - - - - - Emma C. Whitney 17 F - Dau Rochester - - 17 - - - - - - - - Sarah Whitney 13 F - Dau Rochester - - 13 - - - - - - - - Adelbert Whitney 11 M - Son Rochester - - 11 - - - - - - - - James H. Whitney 8 M - Son Rochester - - 8 - - - - - - - - Ida J. Whitney 4 F - Dau Rochester - - 4 - - - - - - - - Charles Whitney 2 M - Son Rochester - - 2 - - - - - - - - James More 77 M - Fath England - 1 29 Tailor - 1 - - - 1 -

1111 1120 Richard L. Whiting 45 M - Flour Store $4000 $500 Mass. Jane Whiting 38 F - N.Y. Adelbert " 15 M - Clerk " Sarah " 18 F - " James " 12 M - " Jane " 9 F - " Attended school Charles Whiting 6 M - N.Y. Attended school George " 3 M - " James Moore 82 M - Tailor $3000 $1000 England

29 34 Blackwell, E. 59 M W Grocer Pennsylvania Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 55 F W Keeping house $3600 $2400 Connecticut Father foreign born -----, Spencer 20 M W Clerk Dry Goods New York -----, Edward S. 18 M W " Grocery " Whitney, John Mrs. 48 F W Keeping house $8000 $2500 New York Parents foreign born -----, Adelbert 25 M W Clerk " Male citizen over 21 -----, Caroline 19 F W At home " -----, Charles 2 M W " Huntingdon, Mrs. 28 F W Milliner " -----, George 7 M W At School " Attended school 30 35 Whitney, J. H. 23 M W Clerk " Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 9 F W At School " Attended school -----, Frank 6 M W " " " Attended school Flora 3 F W "

Edward P. SNELL 25 Self M S W NY Fruit Grower --- --- Jane WHITNEY 59 Othe F W W NY Housekeeper ENG ENG Mary WHITNEY 19 Othe F S W NY Picture Farmrer NY NY Margaret MONTGOMERY 18 Othe F S W CAN Servant CAN CAN William MIRES 23 Othe M S W NY Servant NY NY Frank WHITNEY 16 Othe M W NY Laborer NY NY

Apparently this was his widow Jane with children Mary and Frank.

Sarah HUNTINGTON 34 Self F M W NY Dress Maker --- --- George HUNTINGTON 17 Son M S W NY Clerk In Store --- --- Mary WHITNEY 17 Sis F S W NY Gilder --- ---

These were his daughters Sarah and Mary.

  • 1880, George not found.

References

1.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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