Family:Whitney, Zenas (1815-1890)

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Zenas8 Whitney (Zenas7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Zenas7 and Lydia (Knights) Whitney, was born 2 Sep 1815, Saratoga Co., NY, and died 1890, Edinburg, NY.

He married, Jan 1842, North Collins, NY, Dolly Jane Snow, daughter of Samuel and Jerusha (Sawtelle) Snow. She was born 8 Mar 1824, Edinburg, NY, and died 28 Mar 1910, Edinburg, NY. She was granddaughter of Levi and Dolly7 (Whitney) Sawtell, and great-granddaughter of Nathaniel6 and Mary (Houghton) Whitney. They were second cousins once removed in that way.

He is buried in Batchellerville Cemetery, Batchellerville, Saratoga Co., NY.

Children of Zenas8 and Dolly Jane (Snow) Whitney:

i. Harriet J. 9 Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Edinburg, NY.
ii. Hartwell Whitney, b. ca. 1845, Edinburg, NY; d. ca. 1864, Edinburg, NY.
iii. Mary L. Whitney, b. ca. Oct 1846, Edinburg, NY; d. 14 May 1927; m. before 1877, Nelson Dunham.
iv. Willard Moore Whitney, b. ca. 28 Aug 1850, Edinburg, NY; d. 1 Dec 1896, Athens, NY, aged 46 years 3 months 3 days; m. 1879, Louisa M. Bartlett.
v. Sophronia Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1851, Edinburg, NY; d. 4 Apr 1922, Schenectady, NY; m. bef. 1822, George Martin Knapp.
vi. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. Sep 1853, Edinburg, NY; d. Apr 1916, Edinburg, NY; m. 1874, William A. Wood.
vii. Fanny D. Whitney, b. ca. Mar 1860, Edinburg, NY; d. 27 Feb 1899, Northville, NY; m. 1894, Franklin N. Wright.
viii. James Richard Whitney, b. ca. 1862, Edinburg, NY; d. 1934, Edinburg, NY; m. Emma Helena Sumner.

Census

21 22 Zenath Whitney 34 M - Shoemaker $600 New York Sally " 26 F - " Harriet " 7 F - " Attended school Hartnell " 5 M - " Attended school Mary " 3 F - " Lydia " 68 F - Vermont

58 Framed $575 70 Zenus Whitney 39 M - - Saratoga 1 - 39 Shoe Maker 1 - - - - 1 - Dolly Whitney 31 F - Wife " 1 - 31 - - - - - - - - Harriet Whitney 12 F - Chld " - - 12 - - - - - - - - Hartwell Whitney 10 M - " " - - 10 - - - - - - - - Mary Whitney 8 F - " " - - 8 - - - - - - - - Willard Whitney 4 M - " " - - 4 - - - - - - - - Sophronia Whitney 3 F - " " - - 3 - - - - - - - - Sarah Whitney 1 F - " " - - 1 - - - - - - - -

482 482 Zenas Whitney 44 M - Farmer $600 -- [N.Y.] Dolly " 36 F - Domestic [N.Y.] Harriett J. " 17 " - Domestic [N.Y.] Hartwell " 15 M - Farmer [N.Y.] Attended school Mary " 13 F - [N.Y.] Attended school Williard " 10 M - [N.Y.] Attended school Suphrony " 8 F - [N.Y.] Attended school Sarah " 6 " - [N.Y.] Attended school Fanny " 3/12 " - [N.Y.]

146 102 Whitney, Zenas 54 M W Wash Bd. Mkr. $1700 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Dolly J. 46 F W Housekeeping " -----, Mary L. 23 F W Teacer " -----, Willard M. 19 M W Wash Bd. Mkr. " Attended school -----, Sophronia 18 F W Teacher " Attended school -----, Sarah E. 16 F W At School " Attended school -----, Fanny D. 10 F W " " " Attended school -----, James R. 8 M W " " " Attended school Whitney, Dolly 95 F W Eldest Person in this Town Vermont

Z. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W NY Works In Washboard Factory VT VT D. J. WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA VT Frone WHITNEY 28 Dau F S W NY Teaching School NY NY Fanny WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W NY Teaching School NY NY Richard WHITNEY 18 Son M S W NY Works In Washboard Factory NY NY

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