Family:Whitney, Silas (1769-1854)

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Silas6 Whitney (Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Aaron5 and Hannah (Turney) Whitney,[1] was born 15 Aug 1769, Fairfield, CT,[2] and died 20 Feb 1854, Peekskill, NY.[3]

He married firstly, 10 May 1788, Frederickstown, NY, Nancy Russell,[4] daughter of Thomas and Charity (Hopkins) Russell.[5] She was born about 1768, Frederickstown, NY,[6] and died 27 Mar 1827, Patterson, NY, in her 58th year.[7]

He married secondly, after 1828, but apparently before 1830, Phebe (Owen) Horton, daughter of Levi and Sarah (Sherman) Owen. She was born about 1789 and died after 1870. She had married firstly, Jasper Horton, son of Joshua and Phebe (Rumsey) Horton. He was born 1 May 1786, Canopus Hollow, NY, and died 22 May 1828, Philipstown, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

He studied medicine with Dr. ----- Williams, of Greenfield, now Trumbull, Conn., but his occupation throughout life was that of a trader, first in Frederickstown, now Kent, afterward at Southeast, and later at Patterson, N. Y. She died in the latter place, 27 March 1827, in her 58th year, and was buried in the cemetery near the Baptist Church at Towner's Corners. He went to Peekskill, N. Y., to live with his son, Washington Silas Whitney, and there died, 20 Feb. 1854, according to his gravestone in Cortlandt Cemetery, which also says that he was born 29 Aug. 1769. His second wife was Phebe Owen, widow of ----- Horton. She was the mother of his son's wife.

Children of Silas6 and Nancy (Russell) Whitney:

i. Curtis Russell7 Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1792, Frederickstown, NY;[8] m.(1) Rhoda Hawkins; m.(2) Elizabeth Merritt.
ii. Silas Whitney, b. about 1794, Frederickstown, NY;[9] d. about 15 Oct 1824, Middletown, NJ, unmarried. He "was captain of a company of men from Southeast, N. Y., in the 136th N. Y. S. Militia, who served for four months at Greenwich Barracks, in New York City, in the war of 1812."
iii. Bradley Francis Whitney, b. about 1796, Southeast, NY;[10] m. Ann Birch.
iv. Peter Radcliff Whitney, b. 22 May 1798, Southeast, NY;[11] m.(1) Eliza Baker; m.(2) Dorcas Baldwin.
v. Aaron Thomas Whitney, b. about 1800 or 1801, Southeast, NY;[12] d. before 1805, Southeast, NY; buried in the Jacob Ellis burial-ground in Southeast.
vi. Thomas Aaron Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1805, Southeast, NY;[13] m.(1) Naomi Jane Dykeman; m.(2) Susan Elizabeth Newman.
vii. Washington Silas Whitney, b. 7 May 1807, Franklin, NY;[14] m. Nancy Maria Horton.
viii. Nancy Ann Whitney, b. 7 May 1807, Franklin, NY;[15] m.(1) Levi Owen; m.(2) Gilbert Drew.

Silas6 and Phebe (Owen)(Horton) Whitney had no known children.

Census

216 250 Cornelius Crawford 40 M - Merchant $3500 N.Y. Sarah " 30 F - " Augusta " 12 F - " Attended school Cornelius " 8 M - " Attended school Maria " 6 F - " Attended school Wm. " 1 M - " Catharine Carnes 19 F - Ire. Geo. Ocell 21 M - Clerk N.Y. 251 Washington Whitney 43 M - Iron founder $6000 " Maria H. " 22 F - " Silas " 83 M - Ct. Phebe " 66 F - N.Y. Chloe A. Horton 30 F - "

98 Brick $80000 Hotel 136 Washington S. Whitney 46 M - - Putnam Co. 1 - 10 Hotel 1 - - - - - - Maria " 34 F - Wife " 1 - 10 - - - - - - - - Simeon R. " 14 M - Chld Westchester Co. - - 5 - - - - - - - - Thomas H. " 17 M - " " - - 1 Student - - - - - - - Theba " 65 F - Moth Putnam Co. - 1 1 None - - - - - - - Milo J. Wood 23 M - Brdr Vt. - - 3 Clerk 1 - - - - - - J. B. Williams 23 M - " Oneida Co. - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Willam Brown 25 M - " N.J. - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Benjamin H. Brown 23 M - " " - - 1 " 1 - - - - - - Jacob B. Fluna 29 M - " Otsego Co - 1 1 " 1 - - - - - - John P. Huggins 28 M - " N.H. - - 5 " 1 - - - - - - C. E. Lowell 18 M - " Maine - - 1 " - - - - - - - Daniel Dodge 46 M - " Vt. - - 14 Ex Alderman 1 - - - - 1 - Ellen Halehan 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Hickey 20 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Eliza Dunley 16 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Michael Crinnon 23 M - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Crinnon 21 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Robert O'Donald 16 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - Matilda Craig 17 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Ward 18 M - " " - - 11 - - - 1 - - - - James Gannon 22 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Rosa 40 M - " Germany - - 12 - - 1 - - - - - Rosina Bailey 18 F - " Ireland - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Quinn 27 F - " " - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Susan Mccawley 20 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Hamon 25 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Ann Dublin 59 F - " Md. - 1 3 - - - - - - - - Harriet Van White 17 F - " N.Y. - - 17 - - - - - - - - Mary Mackey 21 F - " Ireland - - 4 - - - 1 - - - - Joseph Porter 20 M - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - John Welch 23 M - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Margret A Smith 25 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Cary 26 F - " " - - 11 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Hickey 27 F - " " - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Kate Wallace 23 F - " " - 1 7 - - - 1 - - - - Betsey Elliott 22 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget O'Brien 17 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - Catherine Welch 28 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - R - - Ellen McCalvey 31 F - " " - - 21 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Dollard 18 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Bridget Mehan 16 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Ann Bray 29 F - " " - - 1 - - - 1 - R - - Catherine Clair 23 F - " " - - 5 - - - 1 - - - - Mary Brady 24 F - " " - - 7 - - - 1 - 1 - - Bridget Cashin 27 F - " " - - 4 - - - 1 - R - - Margret Heaven 29 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - R - - Bridget Moore 21 F - " " - - 7 - - - 1 - - - - Margret Burns 28 F - " " - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - Ellen Monahan 20 F - " " - - 3 - - - 1 - - - -

955 1350 W. S. Whitney 53 M - Gentleman $150000 $25000 N.Y. Mariah H. " 40 F - " Chas H. " 23 M - Clerk " Silas R. " 20 M - " Phebe " 70 F - " Margt. M. Newell 24 F - Servant Ireland Mary Brady 30 F - " "

  • 1870, New York Ward 20, New York, NY:

251 -- Reynolds, Maria 70 F - N.Y. Owen, Maria 22 F - " Ackerman, Lizzie 38 F - N.J. " Lorinas 17 M - N.Y. " Sarah 11 F - " " Addy 10 F - " " James 3 M - " Whitney, Phebe 81 F - " Fregason, Dora 59 F - " Wale, Christ 28 M - Painter " " Jane 22 F - Conn. [and 16 more people]

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