Family:Whitney, Whitford (1796-1874)

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Whitford6 Whitney (Asa5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Asa5 and Alithea (-----) Whitney, was born 6 May 1796, Killingly, CT, and died 18 Dec 1874, aged 79 years, Woodstock, CT.[1]

He married firstly, 10 Nov 1817, Patience Slafter, daughter of Silas and Beulah (Adams) Slafter. She was born 3 Nov 1791, Foster, RI, and died 18 Oct 1820.

He married secondly, 16 Nov 1823, Foster, RI, Mehitabel Hopkins, daughter of Peleg and Elizabeth (Place) Hopkins. She was born about 1801, Foster, RI, and died after 1860, and apparently before 1870.

Children of Whitford6 and Patience (Slafter) Whitney:

i. Calista M.7 Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1819, CT; m. 7 May 1838, or 25 Sep 1838, Sterling, CT, Horace M. Cornell.[2]

Children of Whitford6 and Mehitabel (Hopkins) Whitney:

ii. Patience7 Whitney, b. ca. 1824, Killingly, CT; d. aft. 1900; unmarried.
iii. John Olney Whitney, b. 26 May 1828, RI or Killingly, CT; m. Frances C. Bowen.
iv. Malora Whitney, b. ca. 1829, Killingly, CT. She is supposedly the Catherine Whitney who m. 13 Apr 1851, Thompson, CT, George Morse.[3]
v. Delilah Whitney, b. ca. 1831, Killingly, CT; "of Pomfret" m. 15 Par 1854, Norwich, CT, Austin W. Park, "of Norwich".[4]
vi. Harriet J. Whitney, b. ca. 1833, Killingly, CT; d. aft. 1900; unmarried.
vii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1835, Killingly, CT; m. William Clark Sunderland.
viii. Alfred S. Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1836, Killingly, CT; m. Louisa Johnson.
ix. George Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1838, Plainfield, CT; m. Ann Sophia Buck.
x. Clarissa Augusta Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Pomfret, CT; m. ca. 1862, Frederick William Lovering.

Census

He resided with his parents' family in 1800 and 1810.

101 110 Whitford Whitney 54 M - Farmer Killingly, Ct. Mahitable " 49 F - Foster, R.I. Eliza Angell 29 F - " " Insane Patience Whitney 26 F - Killingly, Ct. Malora " 21 F - " " Delilah " 19 F - " " Harriet J. " 17 F - Killingly, Ct. Mary Ann " 15 F - " " Alfred C. " 14 M - " " George H. " 12 M - Plainfield, " Attended school Clarissa A. " 1 F - Pomfret, " Attended school

Clarissa was probably 7, not 1. Eliza was possibly an illegitimate daughter of Mehitabel Hopkins.

1112 1220 Whitford Whitney 64 M - Laborer $1000 $300 Conn. Mahitable " 60 F - " Patience " 35 F - " Harriet " 29 F - " Augusta " 18 F - " Alfred " 22 M - " Eliza Angel 33 F - "

Eliza was possibly an illegitimate daughter of Mehitabel Hopkins.

95 112 Whitney, Whitford 72 M W Farmer $1200 $500 Rhode Island Male citizen over 21 Newton, Lydia 19 F W Domestic Servant Conn.

407 637 Winslow, Abner 56 M W Carpenter $4000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan A. 58 F W Keeping House N. York -----, Susan 21 F W Works in Cotton Mill Ct. -----, Albert H. 19 M W Carpenter Conn. -----, Ella F. 16 F W Conn. -----, Ida 14 F W Conn. -----, Clinton 23 M W Carpenter Conn. Male citizen over 21 638 Whitney, Mehitable 69 F W Keeping House Rhode Island -----, Eliza 50 F W Works in Cotton Mill Rhode Island -----, Patience 45 F W Works in Cotton Mill Conn. -----, Harriet 37 F W Works in Cotton Mill Conn.

NOTE: Eliza was probably Eliza Angell, listed with the family 1850 and 1860. Eliza was possibly an illegitimate daughter of Mehitabel Hopkins.

Eliza WHITNEY 60 ---- F S W R. I. CONN. R. I. Patience WHITNEY 55 ---- F S W CONN. Cotton Mill CONN. R. I. Harriet WHITNEY 47 ---- F S W CONN. Cotton Mill CONN. R. I.

NOTE: Eliza was probably Eliza Angell, listed with the family 1850 and 1860. Eliza was possibly an illegitimate daughter of Mehitabel Hopkins.

183 281 Whitney, Patience Head W F Oct 1824 75 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Rhode Island At home, Owns free house -----, Harriet J. Sist W F Jan 1833 67 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Rhode Island At home -----, Eliza A. Sist W F Nov 1818 81 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Rhode Island At home

NOTE: Eliza A. was probably Eliza Angell, listed with the family 1850 and 1860. Eliza was possibly an illegitimate daughter of Mehitabel Hopkins.

References

1.^  "Whitford [Whitney], d. 18 Dec 1874 AE 79, Woodstock Private Record, Brown Diary, p. 140," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records.

2.^  "Calista M. [Whitney], m. Horace M. CORNELL, 25 Sep 1837, by Peleg PECKHAM, Elder," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Sterling 1:261.

3.^  "Catharine* [Whitney], ae 18, b. Plainfield, res. Providence, R. I., m. George MORSE, manufacturer, ae 21, of Providence, R. I., 13 Apr 1851, by Rev. J. W. WHEELER (* "Melora". Corrected by Mrs. L. T. Wilson, of Putnam)," according to the Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Thompson 3:48, 2:250.

4.^  "Delilah [Whitney], of Pomfret, m. Austin W. PARK, of Norwich, 15 Apr 1854, by Rev. Niles WHITING," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwich 7:353.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 589, page 65.


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