Family:Whitney, Riley (1833-a1880)

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Riley7 Whitney (Jeremiah6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Jeremiah6 and Susan (Resseguie) Whitney, was born 20 May 1833, near Bingham Centre, PA, and died after 1880.

He married, 12 Oct 1856, Chatham, PA, Mary Lizette Short, daughter of Asa and Betsey (Burrell) Short. She was born 28 Feb 1837, Chatham, PA, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They dwelt at Chatham till May 1876; and then settled at Middlebury, Penn., where they were living in Aug. 1876. He enlisted at Tioga, Penn., 1 Sept. 1864, in Co. G, 207th Reg., Penn. Vol. Infantry; and was discharged at Alexandria, Va., 31 May 1865."

Children of Riley7 and Mary Lizette (Short) Whitney:

i. Ruth Dorcas8 Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1857, Chatham, PA; d. 13 Apr 1875, Chatham, PA, where she was buried in the Shortsville Cemetery.
ii. Laura Elizabeth Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1861, Chatham, PA; d. 4 Sep 1863, Chatham, PA, where she was buried in the Shortsville Cemetery.

Census

1241 1256 Jeremiah Whitney 70 M - Conn. Susan " 63 F - " Newbury " 20 M - Farmer $800 $250 Pa. 1242 1257 Fitch Whitney 23 M - Day laborer $100 " Married in year Sally " 18 F - " Married in year 1243 1258 Rily Whitney 27 M - Day laborer $100 " Mary " 29 F - " Ruth " 2 F - "

187 193 Whitney, Royal 37 M W Farmer $800 $150 Penna. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 32 F W Keeps house Penna. -----, Ruth 12 F W Penna. Attended school

Riley WHITNEY 47 Self M M W PA Laborer NY NY Mary WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W PA Keeping House NY NY

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