Family:Whitney, Silas Constant (1810-1899)
Silas Constant6 Whitney (Amos5, Seth4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Amos5 and Rosetta (Lewis) Whitney, was born 13 Aug 1810, Yorktown, NY, was baptized -- --- ----, Crompond, by Rev. Silas Constant, and died 2 Mar 1899, Yorktown, NY. He was buried in East-Yard Cemetery, Yorktown, NY.
He married firstly, 12 Oct 1836, Somers, NY, Ann Eliza Haight, daughter of Alexander Stewart and Phebe (Gregory) Haight. She was born 19 Apr 1817, Somers, NY, and died 22 Aug 1841, Somers, NY. She was buried in Crompond East graveyard.
He married secondly, 28 Oct 1845, Yorktown, NY, Sarah Matilda Ferris, daughter of Peter and Phebe (Ward) Ferris. She was born 16 Apr 1825, New York, NY, and died 19 Aug 1869, Yorktown, NY.
He married thirdly, 29 May 1872, Jefferson Valley, in Yorktown, NY, Mary Augusta Boyd, daughter of Stillman Howard and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Boyd. She was born 15 Aug 1830, Kent, NY, and died 10 Sep 1894, Yorktown, NY.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Silas Constant Whitney, b. at Yorktown, N. Y., 13 Aug. 1810; bap. by Rev. Silas Constant, Congregational, of Crompond, date not on record; is a farmer, and lives on a part of the homestead of his father and grandfather, in Yorktown; married, 12 Oct. 1836, at her father's house in Somers, N. Y., by Rev. Mr. Hyde, Presbyterian, to Ann Eliza Haight, born at Somers, 19 Ap. 1817, dau. of Alexander Stewart and Phebe (Gregory) Haight. She died at Somers, 22 Aug. 1841, and was buried in Crompond East graveyard. He married (2d), at Yorktown, 28 Oct. 1845, Sarah Matilda Ferris, who was born in New York, 16 Ap. 1825, dau. of Peter and Phebe (Ward) Ferris, and died at Yorktown, 19 Aug. 1869, and was buried in Crompond East burying-ground. He married (3d), at Jefferson Valley, in Yorktown, 29 May 1872, Mary Augusta Boyd, born at Kent, N. Y., 15 Aug. 1830, dau. of Stillman Howard and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Boyd."
Children of Silas Constant6 and Ann Eliza (Haight) Whitney:
i. Caroline7 Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1838, Somers, NY; d. 12 Jan 1838, Somers, NY; bur. in Crompond East grave-yard, Yorktown, NY. ii. Ann Elizabeth Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1838, Somers, NY; m. Isaac Dean Gregory.
Children of Silas Constant6 and Sarah Matilda (Ferris) Whitney:
iii. David Lewis Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1846, Yorktown, NY; resided Yorktown, NY, 1873; unmarried. iv. Constant Ferris Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1851, Yorktown, NY; grad. at Eastman's Commercial College, 1871, Poughkeepsie, NY; a farmer; m. 8 May 1873, Katonah, NY, Ann Eliza Lyon, b. 23 Jan 1850, Bedford, NY, dau. of Thomas Smith and Calista Bailey (Haight) Lyon. He lived at Yorktown, in his father's house, Nov 1873. v. Alexander Stuart Haight Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1854, Yorktown, NY; grad. at Eastman's Commercial College, Poughkeepsie, NY, in 1871; lived with his father at Yorktown, a teacher, Nov 1874.
Silas Constant6 and Mary Augusta (Boyd) Whitney had no children.
- 1840: not found.
- 1850, Yorktown, Westchester Co., NY:
22 26 Silas Whitney 35 M - Farmer $5000 N.Y. Sarah M. " 27 F - " Elizabeth " 12 F - " Attended school Lewis " 3 M - " Seth " 38 M - Drover $1000 " Rosetta " 65 F - "
521 525 Saul Smith 61 M - Farmer $9150 $8745 N.Y. Oscar " 27 M - " Eben " 21 F - " Sally A. Williams 23 F - " Married in year Sarah E. Bugbee 14 F - " Thos. Finnigan 14 M - Ireland Silas C. Whitney 47 M - Farmer $1000 $2295 N.Y. Sarah M. " 35 F - " Lewis " 14 M - " Attended school Constant F. " 9 M - " Attended school Stewart H. " 6 M - " Attended school Rosetta " 75 F - " Seth " 50 M - Gentleman " John Gallay 19 M - Farmer Laborer Ireland
336 354 Whitney, Silas 55 M W Farmer $25000 $20000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lewis 23 M W " New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Constant 20 M W " New York Tice, Delacy 38 F W Keeping house New York
- 1870, Alexander not found
- 1880, Yorktown, Westchester Co., NY:
Silas WHITNEY 69 Self M M W NY NY NY Mary WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Mary HUES 30 Othe F S W NY Servent --- ---
- (very tentative) 1880, Yorktown, Westchester Co., NY:
David L. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W NY Weigh Master NY NY Charlotte C. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W NY House Wife NY NY Esther E. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY
- 1880, Constant and Alexander not found.
- 1900, Cortlandt, Westchester Co., NY:
325 408 Whitney, Lewis Head W M Nov 1846 53 mar 14 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Marry Wife W F Dec 1856 43 mar 14 1ch 0liv New York New York New York
195 214 Whitney, Stuart H. Head W F Jan 1854 46 mar 19 New York New York New York Dealer carpets -----, Elizabeth Wife W F May 1856 44 mar 19 2ch 2liv New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey -----, Amy Dau W F Jul 1885 14 sgl New Jersey New York New Jersey At school 9 mos. -----, Helen E. Dau W F Oct 1892 7 sgl New Jersey New York New Jersey At school 9 mos.
- 1900, Constant not found.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 321 and pp. 850.