Family:Whitney, Jotham (1797-1872)

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Jotham7 Whitney (Lemuel6, Lemuel5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Lemuel6 and Dorcas (Gates) Whitney, was born 22 Aug 1797, Grafton, VT,[1] was baptized 1 Apr 1798, Stow, MA,[2] and died 17 Jun 1872, Monkton, VT, aged 75 years, or liver consumption. He was buried in St. George Village Cemetery, St. George, VT.[3]

He married firstly, date unknown, Catherine -----. She was born about 1804, and died 15 Feb 1837, St. George, VT. She was buried in St. George Village Cemetery, St. George, VT.[4]

He married secondly, Sep 1836, St. George, VT, Sarah Lucy "Sally" Smith. She was born about 1807, St. George, VT, and died 30 Mar 1850, Hinesburg, VT.[5]

He "of Hinesburg, VT" married thirdly, 22 Jun 1858, Hinesburg, VT, Mary (Pendleton) Page, daughter of Joseph Pendleton.[6] She was born 1811, Middlebury, VT.

Children of Jotham7 and Catherine (-----) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Jotham7 and Sarah Lucy (Smith) Whitney:

i. Levi M.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1836, VT; m. Philomena Jane Osia/Petty/Phillips.
ii. Lilly Whitney, b. ca. 1838, VT.
iii. Francis Whitney, b. ca. 1840, Hinesburg, VT.
iv. Leonard Jotham Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1842, Hinesburg, VT; m.(1) Tryphenia Roseltha Perry; m.(2) Keziah {Herbert)(Gabbitas) Harrison.
v. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. 1843, VT; m. ca. 1864, Henry Howard.
vi. Alonzo C. Whitney, b. ca. 1844, Essex, VT; d. 9 Aug 1862, Cedar Mountain, VA.
vii. William Whitney, b. ca. 1848, Hinesburg, VT.
viii. Susan Smith Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1848, Hinesburg, VT; d. 18 Sep 1923; m.(1) 24 Dec 1865, Hinesburg, VT, William W. Sartwell, son of Wm. W. and Zana (-----) Sartwell;[7] m.(2) 5 Jul 1876, Hinesburg, VT, Leonard Phillips, of Hinesburg, VT, b. 1828, son of Solomon and Susan (Sherman) Phillips.[8]

Children of Jotham7 and Mary (Pendleton)(Page) Whitney, if any, unknown.


187 189 Perry Russell 57 M - Farmer $12900 New York Hannah " 53 F - Vermont Mary Keasey 18 F - Ireland William Abnery 18 M - Labourer Vermont Antoine Bushe 18 M - " Canada Francis Backr 16 M - " Alonzo Whitney 6 M - Vermont

1267 1272 Jonathan Whitney 63 M - Farm Laborer Vermont Mary " 50 F - " Hattie " 8 F - " Attended school

This appears to be Jotham, not Jonathan.

158 160 Whiting, Joseph 73 M W Farm Laborer $400 $150 Massachusetts Male citizen of over 21 -----, Mary 28 F W Keeping House Vermont

This appears to be Jotham, not Joseph, Whitney, not Whiting. Mary's age should probably be 58, not 28.


1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "Jotham [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. Apr. 1 [17]98. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #29657388, Jotham Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #29657379, Catherine Whitney.

5.^  1850 Mortality Schedule, Chittenden Co., VT.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages. The marriage record says he was born in Hadley, MA.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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