Family:Whitney, Valentine Trumpbour (1814-a1880)
Valentine Trumpbour7 Whitney (James6, Ezekiel5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of James6 and Sarah (Trumpbour) Whitney, was born 22 Dec 1814, Catskill, Delaware Co., NY, and died 30 Aug 1885, Saugerties, NY, aged 71 years. He was buried in Asbury Methodist Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.
He married, Sarah Catharine Schoonmaker, daughter of David and Jennie (Van Louven) Schoonmaker. She was born 8 Jan 1811, NY, and died 6 Feb 1887, Saugerties, NY, aged 76 years 29 days. She was buried in Asbury Methodist Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.
Phoenix says the following:
- "They settled in the town of Saugerties, N.Y., and were living there in Nov. 1873."
Children of Valentine Trumpbour7 and Sarah Catharine (Schoonmaker) Whitney:
i. James Freer8 Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1837, Catskill, Greene Co., NY; m. 17 Jun 1863, West Camp, in Saugerties, NY, Lanah Mower, daughter of William Henry and Sarah (Dederick) Mower, b. 31 Jul 1834, Myner Hill, in Saugerties, NY; a farmer and quarryman. They have lived for three years at High Falls, in Marbletown, NY; three years at Myner Hill; two years at Saugerties; and then returned to Myner Hill, where they still resided in Feb 1875. ii. George Schoonmaker Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1839, Catskill, Greene Co., NY; m. 1859, Caatsbaan, NY, Sarah Catharine Saxe, daughter of Paul I. and Margaret (Dederick) Saxe, b. 6 Jun 1838, Caatsbaan, NY; a quarryman. They dwelt at Caatsbaan for two and a half years; at Quarryville, NY, two years; at Catskill, NY, two and a half years; and then moved to High Falls, NY, where, after eight and a half years, they were still living in Apr 1875. iii. Mervin Richardson Whitney, b. Sep 1845, Saugerties, Ulster Co., NY; d. 1919; m. Arietta Bear, b. 1849, d. 1926; lived at Saugerties, NY.
- 1840: not found.
- 1850, Saugerties, Ulster Co., NY:
1070 1083 Valentine Whitney 34 M - Farmer $400 New York Catharine " 37 F - " James " 13 M - " Attended school George " 11 M - " Attended school Mervin " 5 M - "
2 Framed $250 2 Valentine T. Whitney 40 M - - Delaware 1 - 18 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Sarah C. Whitney 44 F - Wife Ulster 1 - 18 - - - - - - - - James F. Whitney 18 M - Chld Green - - 16 Painter - - - - - - - George S. Whitney 16 M - Chld Green - - 16 Farmer - - - - - - - Murvin Whitney 9 M - Chld Ulster - - 9 - - - - - - - -
60 59 Valentine S. Witney 45 M - Farm Laborer $700 $100 New York Sarah C. " 49 F - " Mirven K. " 14 M - " Attended school
1498 1775 Whitney, Valentine 54 M W Farm Laborer $1500 $200 N.Y. State Male citizen over 21 " Sarah C. 57 F W Keeping house " "
Valentine T. WHITNEY 65 Self M M W NY Farmer CT NY Sarah C. WHITNEY 68 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY
- 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. 547 and pp. 1246-1247.