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THE AVHITNEY FAMILY



OF



CONNECTICUT.



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.

By S. WHITNEY PHCENIX.
VOLUME II.



SlGNIOE, IS ALL YOUR FAMILY WITHIN? — Othello.



New York:

Privately Printed.

1878.



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• EDITION r*

500 copies quarto, 10 copies folio.
All for presentation.



BRADSTREET PRESS.



Whitney Family.



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Chil. of James and Anna (Whitney) Merritt.

I. Elizabeth Merritt, b. at Springtown, in New Paltz, N. Y., 1 1 Feb.
1807, being sixteen years and four days younger than her mother; married
Jannes Norton, a farmer, who was born at Pleasant Valley, in Plattekill,
N. Y., son of William and Mary (Town) Horton, and died at Esopus,
N. Y. ; married (2d) John James Snyder, a surveyor, of Rochester, Ulster
Co., N. Y. ; and died at Rochester, 7 or 9 March 1869. He still lived at
Rochester in 1873.

II. Jeremiah Merritt, b. in Pine Bush district, Rochester, Ulster Co.,
N. Y., 16 Oct. 1808 ; a farmer; married Mary Ann Horton, dau. of William
and Mary (Town) Horton. He was living at Elmore's Corners, N. Y., in

1873.

III. Daniel Merritt, b. at Rochester, Ulster Co., N. Y., i Jan. 1810;
a carman; married at Rosendale Plains, N. Y., 31 Dec. 1829, in Friends'
Meeting, Hannah Tillson, who was born at Rosendale Plains, 20 Feb.
1807, dau. of Isaiah and Phebe (Coutant) Tillson. They dwelt at Rosendale
Plains for one year ; and then moved to New York City, where he died, i
Jan. 183s, and was buried in Houston Street Cemetery. She was married
(2d), 26 Sept. 1852, in her father's house at Rosendale Plains, by James A.
Coutant, to Lewis Felladore ; and was living at Rosendale Plains in Jan.
1875.

IV. Bethany Merritt, b. at " the Clove," in Rochester, Ulster Co.,
N. Y., 24 July 1812; married in her father's house at Rosendale Plains,
N. Y., 17 Ap. 1830, by Thomas Butler, to Isaiah Tilison, a farmer, son of
John and Mary (Crouse) Tillson, of Rosendale Plains, where he was born
18 July 1805. They lived for four years on a farm adjoining her father's;
two years in New York City ; four years again at Rosendale Plains ; one
year at Shelby, N. Y.; two years at Alabama Centre, N. Y.; one year at
East Bloomfield, N. Y.; four years at Bristol, N. Y., where they joined the
Baptist Church; moved to Michigan in 1848, living one year in Oakland
Co., and three years in Bennington ; and then settled on a farm of eighty
acres, in Antrim, where he died 30 March 1863. He was buried at Burns,
Michigan. She was living at Oak Grove, Mich., in June 1875.



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V. Prudence Merritt, b. at "the Clove," in Rochester, Ulster Co.,
N. Y., 17 Oct. 1813 ; married Isaac S. Sutton, a farmer, who was born at
Newburgh, N. Y., son of Isaac and Dorcas (Palmer) Sutton. They were
members of the Monthly Meeting of Friends at Rosendale, N. Y.; and
settled at New Paltz, N. Y., where they died (she, 24 Oct. i860; he, ly
Jan. 1 868), and were buried at Butterville Cemetery.

VI. Sarah Merritt, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 7 Aug. 181 5; died at
Rosendale Plains, N. Y., 26 Oct. 1826, and was buried there, in the
Friends' Cemetery,

VII. James Whitney Merritt, b. at Rosendale Plains, N. Y., 20
June 1828; married, in Dec. 1854, Agnes McCullough ; and lived at
147 North Third Street, Brooklyn, N. Y., in 1873, his business being at
256 Washington Street, New York,

VIII. Anna Margaret Merritt, b. at Rosendale Plains, N. Y., 27
Nov. 1829; married at New York City, 9 Jan. 1855, Sylvanus Terwilliger
Ronk, a farmer, who was born at Shawangunk, N, Y,, 18 Feb. 1827, son of
Lawrence and Mehetabel (Terwilliger) Ronk. They dwelt for three or
four years in New York City; and then settled on a farm at the hamlet of
Rutsonville, in Gardiner, N, Y,, where they were living in 1873.



Child of Harman and Sarah (Whitney) Terwilliger.

I. Daniel James Terwilliger, b. at Pleasant Valley, in Plattekill,
N. Y., 9 Jan. 1822; a farmer; married at Pleasant Valley, 23 Nov. 1843,
Charity Jane Garrison, who was born at Pleasant Valley, 5 Aug. 1818,
dau, of Isaac D. and Anna (Snyder) Garrison. They settled at Pleasant
Valley, and were living there in 1873.



Chil. of Jesse and Eveline (Simkins) Whitney.

I. William Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 15 Oct, 1820; a farmer;
married at Perinton, N. Y., 24 Jan. 1844, by Rev. Franklin Woodward,
Baptist, to Jane Nichols, dau. of Elijah and Mary (Filkins) Nichols, of
Perinton. She was born at Nassau, N. Y., 6 Oct. 1822. They settled at
Perinton, 3 Ap. 1844; moved, 5 Ap. 1869, to Arcadia, N. Y., about three
and a half miles south from the railway-station at Newark ; and were
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II. Lorenzo Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 6 Aug. 1822; a farmer;
married at Farmington, N. Y., 18 Jan, 1843, Mary Johnson. They dwelt
at Fairport, N. Y., till 1845 ; then went to Michigan ; and, in 1849, to Cal-
ifornia. Returning in 185 1, he settled at Holley, N. Y., where he engaged
in the hardware trade. Afterward, for several years, they lived at Eureka,
Mich. She died at Macedon Locks, N. Y., 30 March 1857, and was
buried in the old cemetery at Fairport. He married (2d), in Dec. 1858, at
South Sodus, N. Y., Matilda Ashforth. They settled at Sodus Ridge,
N. Y., and were living there in March 1875.

III. Zadok Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 6 Aug. 1824 ; died in Dec.
1824, and was buried at Plattekill.

IV. Eliza Jane Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 2 July 1826; mar-
ried at Fairport, N. Y., 24 Dec. 1845, by Rev. Mr. Griswold, Baptist, to
Robert Bruce JefTerds, a physician and surgeon, who was born at Rush,
N. Y., 3 Sept. 1824, son of Nathan and Mary (Green) Jefferds. They
lived at Rush for one year; at Yates, N. Y., three years; at Murray, N. Y.,
four years; at Marshall, Mich., four years from June 1853; at Lansing,
Mich., nine years; and finally moved to Coldwater, Mich., where they
were dwelling in Dec. 1874. He grad. at the Berkshire Medical College,
in Pittsfield, Mass., 12 Dec. 1846. He enlisted, as a private, 21 Ap. 1861;
was mustered into the U. S. service, as first-lieut. of Co. G, 3d Reg., Mich.
Vol. Infantry, 9 June 1861; took part in the battles of Blackburn Ford,
Bull Run (where his gallant conduct secured his promotion as captain, i
Aug. 1 861), Yorktown, Williamsburgh, Chickahominy Swamp, Seven Pines,
Fair Oaks, and Savage's Station ; and was discharged 9 July 1 862, for
general prostration and debility.

V. Albert Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 2 Feb. 1829; a farmer;
married at Penfield, N. Y., 29 Dec. 1852, Jennett Mattison, who was born
at Floyd, N. Y., 15 Feb. 1832, dau. of Truman and Betsey Ann (Pike)
Mattison. He settled in the north part of Perinton, N. Y.; and afterward
moved across the line into the south part of Penfield, where they were
living in 1874.

VI. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. at Plattekill, N. Y., 8 Feb. 1832; died
at Albion, Mich., 6 Nov. 1857, while a student in Albion College; and was
buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational Church in Fairport,
N. Y.

VII. Nelson Leonard Whitney, b. at Fairport, N. Y., 21 July 1834;
died there, 11 Jan. 1835, ^^^ was buried in the old cemetery, near the
Congregational Church.



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VIII. Whitney, a son, b. at Fairport, N. Y., 21 July 1838;

died in 1838, and was buried in the old cemetery, near the Congregational
Church, in Fairport.

IX. Mary Eveline Whitney, b. at Fairport, N. Y., 3 March 1841;
died there, 6 Oct. 1851, and was buried in the old cemetery, near the
Congregational Church.



Chil. of James and Sally Ann (Coutant) Whitney.

I. Hannah Jane Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y., 13 Aug. 1825;
married there, 28 Sept. 1844, in her father's house, by Friends' ceremony,
to Effingham Lawrence, a farmer, who was born at Esopus, 15 May 181 1,
son of Thomas and Sarah (Smith) Lawrence. They settled at Esopus ;
and in 1867, moved to East Park, in Hyde Park, N. Y., where they were
living in 1 874, without children.

II. Leonard Lewis Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y, 10 May 1827;
a blacksmith ; married at Olive, N. Y., 3 Dec. 1846, Mary Morgan, dau. of
Elias and Rhoda (Molyneaux) Morgan. She died at Olive in 1848,

without children. He married (2d) Elizabeth Eimendorf, widow of

Oakley; and lived at 1 1 1 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, N, J., in 1873.

III. Daniel Butler Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y, 7 Ap. 1831; a
carpenter and builder; married at New York City, 10 Feb. 1853, Mary
Jane Traver, dau. of Henry and Leah (Kipp) Traver, of Esopus, where
she was born 5 July 1833. They dwelt in New York City; at Poughkeep-
sie, N. Y., till I Sept. 1855; in Illinois, most of the time at Auburn, till
Oct. 1859; and then returned to Poughkeepsie. They were living at
Wappinger's Falls, N. Y., in Oct. 1874.

IV. Elizabeth Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y., 14 May 1835; died at
Esopus, 21 Feb. 1842, and was buried there, in the Coutant family-
cemetery.

V. James Robinson Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y., 15 Ap. 1837; a
farmer; married at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 15 Sept. 1858, Ruth Flagler, who
was born at Poughkeepsie, 21 Jan. 1837, dau. of Zachariah Solomon and
Patience (Wilkinson) Flagler. They lived at Aurora, 111., in 1859; ^t
Beekman, N. Y., in i860 and 1861; at Great Bend, Penn., in 1862 and
1863 ; at Ackley, Iowa, in 1864 and 1865; and since that in Nebraska, in
the towns of Nemaha, Benton, Humboldt, and Bratton, which last was
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VI. Oscar Whitney, b

Esopus, 1 8 Ap. 1843, and
cemetery.



. at Esopus, N. Y.,
was buried there, in



20 Oct. 1 840 ;
the Coutant



died at
family-



VII. Egbert Whitney, b. near Rifton Glen, in Esopus, N. Y., 17 July
1847; ^ carpenter and joiner; married at Newburgh, N. Y., 23 Ap. 1870,
by Rev. H. H. Birkins, pastor of the Second Meth. Epis. Church in New-
burgh, to Matilla Sammons Traver, dau. of Henry Edward and Frances
Brewster (Dunn) Traver, of Eddyville, in Kingston, N. Y., where she was
born 6 Sept. 1850. They settled in Bedford precinct, Nebraska; and
afterward moved to Humboldt, Neb., where they were living in Aug. 1874.

VIII. Adeline Whitney, b. at Esopus, N. Y., 3 May 1849; married
at Freedom Plains, in LaGrange, N. Y., 15 Oct. 1873, Alison Dutcher, a
farmer, who was born at Beekman, N. Y., 6 Aug. 1847, son of Abraham
and Gertrude Ann (Van Voorhees) Dutcher. They were living at Beek-
manville in Nov. 1873.



Chil. of William and Almira Ann (Gates) Whitney.

I. William Henry Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., 5 Oct. 1839; died
there, 19 June 1846, and was buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery, a mile west
of Millville, in Shelby.

II. James Nelson Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 9 Oct. 1842; a
farmer; married there Emma Trow, a native of England; and was living
at Alabama, N. Y., in 1874, without children.

III. George Edward Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., 16 Oct. 1844;
died there, 1 1 Nov. 1 844, and was buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery, a mile
west of Millville, in Shelby.

IV. Harriet Ophelia Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., i Ap. 1847;
married at Barre, N. Y., 5 Nov. 1865, Alanson Darius Crinnell, a farmer,
who was born at Barre, 22 Ap. 1847, son of Major and Delilah (Wheeler)
Grinnell. They were living at Barre in 1874.



Chil. of Jeremiah and Catharine (Palmer) Whitney.

I. Zadok Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 10 Aug. 1837; ^^ iron-
founder; married Julia Wood, of Holley, N. Y. He settled at Breedsville,

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Mich., where he was proprietor of a furnace ; and there he died, 20 Nov.
1869, and was buried. She was living at Breedsville in 1873.

II. Martha Ann Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 28 Dec. 1839; married
there, 23 Feb. 1858, Austin Westbrook Salisbury, a farmer, who was born

at Clarendon, N. Y., 23 Aug. 1834, son of Abraham and (Austin)

Salisbury. They were living at Clarendon in 1874.

III. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., 23 Aug. 1841;
married at Albion, N. Y., 6 Oct. 1862, by Rev. Loren Stiles, Free Metho-
dist, to Samuel Augustus Strlngham, a farmer, whose parents moved from
Pleasant Valley, N. Y., in 1835, to Aurelius, N. Y., settling on a farm three
miles south-west from Auburn, on the road to Union Springs. He was
born at Pleasant Valley, 19 Oct. 1832, son of Samuel and Elizabeth
(Ward) Stringham. They settled at Aurelius, where he managed his
father's farm. She died there, from congestion of the brain, 19 Jan. 1865,
and was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn. He married a second
wife in the Spring of 1866 ; and settled on a farm in Newton, Mich., where
he was living in Aug. 1874. She died 30 Nov. 1872, leaving two small
children.

IV. Mary Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 8 Aug. 1843 ; married in the
house of her uncle, Jesse Whitney, at Fairport, N. Y., 13 March 1861, by
Rev. William H. Lord, Episcopal, to Edmund Embury Lord, a farmer and
fruit-grower, whose parents then lived at Fairport. He was born at Bar-
rington, N. Y,, 31 May 1839, so" of William and Nancy (Corbett) Lord.
They dwelt at Pittsford, N. Y., from Ap. 1861 till Oct. 1861; at Fairport
till I Ap. 1867 ; and then moved to Newark, N. Y., where they were living
in Nov. 1874.

V. Daniel Edward Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 28 Feb. 1845; a
farmer ; was living at Independence, Iowa, unmarried, in 1 874.

Child of Jeremiah and Mary St Clair (Delano) Whitney.

VL William Delano Whitney, b. at. Barre, N. Y., 19 June 1856;
and was living with his parents, at Clarendon, N. Y,, in 1874.



Chil. of Zadok and Ann Eliza (Curtis) Whitney.

L George Underhill Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., 28 Dec. 1839;
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S. Vol. Infantry; was appointed corporal in Sept. 1862, third-sergeant I
Sept. 1863, and second-sergeant in Ap. 1864; and was killed, 5 May 1864,
in the battle of The Wilderness. His body fell into the hands of the
enemy, and his burial place is unknown.

II. Lyman John Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 14 Aug. 1841; a
farmer; married there, 25 Dec. 1865, Celia Crittenden, dau. of Osee and
Laura (Newton) Crittenden. They settled in Westburgh, Iowa, and were
living there in 1874. He enlisted in 186 1, in the 4th Reg., Ohio Vol.
Cavalry ; served for seven months ; and was discharged on account of the
failure of his health.



III. Maria Elizabeth Whitney, b. at Shelby, N. Y., 10 May 1843;
married at Churchville, in Riga, N. Y., 9 March 1862, by Rev. Mr.
McNiel, Methodist Episcopal, to James V. Dewey, a farmer and arboricul-
turist, who was born at Gates, N. Y., 28 Aug. 1837, son of Hon. Joseph
and Maria (Ranney) Dewey. They dwelt at Penfield, N. Y., till the
Autumn of 1862; then settled at Gates; moved, in the Spring of 1863,
to Ogden, N. Y., and thence, in the Spring of 1865, to Iowa; and were
living in Oran township, Iowa, in Sept. 1874.

IV. Martha Janet Whitney, b. at Barre, N.Y., 10 Ap. 1846; married
at Churchville, in Riga, N. Y., 6 March 1870, by Rev. N. Jones, Meth.
Epis., to John Morris Duff, a physician, who was born at Hartland, N. Y.,
29 Aug. 1 843, son of John and Laura (Sprague) Duff. He graduated at
Buffalo Medical College, 22 Feb. 1870; settled at Gaines, Penn.; moved
thence, i Aug. 1872, to Alabama Centre, N. Y.; and from there, 16 May
1874, went to Royalton, N. Y., where they were living, without children,
in Sept. 1874. He enlisted at Hulberton, N. Y., 11 Aug. 1862, in Co. K,
129th Reg., N. Y. S. Vol. Infantry. The regiment was changed to the 8th
Heavy Artillery, in the Winter of 1 862-1 863, while stationed at Baltimore,
Md. He was with his regiment, and doing duty the whole time, without
sickness or wounds, till mustered out at Bailey's Cross Roads, Va., 21 June
1865. He took part in the battles of Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, and
Petersburgh, 16-22 June 1864, and in nearly all the battles about Peters-
burgh, till the close of the war.

At the battle of Cold Harbor, their Colonel, Peter A. Porter, was killed
while leading his regiment against the enemy's works; and his body
remained where he fell, until recovered by a party of five men who volun-
teered for that purpose, to wit : " Lieut, (then Sergeant) Leroy Williams,
of Batavia, N. Y.; and privates Glen S. Hicks, of Lima, N. Y.; John Morris
Duff, of Albion, N. Y.; Samuel Traviss, of Lockport, N. Y.; and Walter
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New York City, a medal of solid gold, about two inches in diameter,
one presented to Mr. Duff bore the following inscription :



The



"A Tribute

of 'The Century' to

PRIVATE JOHN DUFF,

For a rare act of heroic devotion

in rescuing the body of

Colonel Peter A. Porter,

8th New York Cavalry,

From under the guns of the enemy,

Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864."

The reverse represents soldiers in the act of bearing the body of a fallen
comrade from the field of battle.

Each medal was accompanied by the following letter :

"Century Rooms, June 3, 1865.
"To Private John Morris Duff, Eighth Regiment New York Artillery:

" 'The Century,' an association of the literary men and artists of New
York, admiring whatever is noble in character or action, has caused this
medal to be prepared and presented to you.

" Colonel Peter A. Porter, your late commander, our associate, was
respected by us for his manly qualities, loved for his kindness and
accomplishments, and lamented for his untimely but glorious death.

"Your bravery and devotion in bringing his body from under the
enemy's guns to an honorable grave, have won our admiration and
gratitude.

" We present this medal as a testimonial to you and your posterity, of
the honor in which courage in the discharge of duty is held by all men.

" George Bancroft, President.

" Augustus R. Macdonough, Secretary."

General Hancock, who was selected to present the medals, said :
" It is a source of infinite gratification to me that I have been selected
by ' The Century' to present you each with a golden medal, commemora-
tive of the heroism displayed by you in rescuing from the sanguinary
battle-field of Cold Harbor the body of your gallant and distinguished
commander. Col. P. A. Porter, of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery, who
had been killed while intrepidly leading his regiment to the charge against
the enemy's works. This noble action was voluntarily performed by you
under the close and deadly fire of the enemy, at the utmost peril of your
lives.

" I then had the honor to command the 2d Army Corps, to which your
gallant regiment was attached ; and I know full well the dangers attending
the valorous deed, in the performance of which you exhibited the noblest
qualities of the soldier. The records of battles scarcely present an instance
in which assaulting columns approached so close to the enemy as did ours
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the brave assailants held so tenaciously and defiantly the ground they had
gained ; nor one in which it was more hazardous to perform the chivalrous
act, in commemoration of which these chaste and beautiful medals have
been struck. They are appropriate rewards for your fearless valor and
devotion, and are worthy of 'The Century' and the occasion which called
them forth. They should be preserved and transmitted by each of you, as
a high and priceless honor.

" For your devotion to your Colonel, and for your heroic s^vices in
rescuing his body from under the guns of the enemy, accept the thanks of
his relatives and friends ; and accept these medals from the ' Century
Club' as testimonials of their high appreciation of Colonel Porter's charac-
ter, and of your bold achievement in the hazardous enterprise. Keep
them while you live, and transmit them to your children, to be preserved
as a memorial of those services."

V. Jane Keyes Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 27 July 1849; and was
living with her parents, at Sweden, N. Y., in 1874.

VI. Laura Ann Whitney, b. at Barre, N. Y., 4 May 1851; and was
living with her parents, at Sweden, N. Y., in 1874.

VII. Frederick Van Bergen Whitney, b. at Sweden, N. Y., 5 Feb.
1856; and was living there, with his parents, in 1874.

VIII. Newman Curtis Whitney, b. at Sweden, N. Y., 24 June
1858 ; and was living there, with his parents, in 1874.



Chil. of William and Hannah (Whitney) Miller.

I. John Miller, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y.; and died when
about three years old.

II. Zadok Miller, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 8 Nov. 1813; a
painter; married in her father's house at New Paltz, N. Y., 13 Dec. 1837,
by Rev. Valentine Buck, Meth. Epis., to Bethany Stone, who was born at
New Paltz, now Lloyd, 16 Dec. 18 16, dau. of James and Elizabeth (Rose)
Stone. They settled at Lloyd ; and from there moved to New York City,
where she died 14 Feb. 1865 or 1866, and was buried in Greenwood
Cemetery. He was living at Lloyd, near Highland post-office, in 1873.

III. Anna Maria Miller, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 3 Nov.
1 8 16; died at Plattekill, 7 Feb. 1839, unmarried, and was buried near her
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IV. Huyler Miller, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 3 Ap. 1819; a
painter; married in the parsonage at Tuthilltown; Gardiner, N. Y., 31
March 1842, by William Brush, first pastor of the First Church at
Gardiner, to Hannah Lewis, whose parents then lived at Modena. She
was born at Plattekill, 25 Dec. 1822, dau. of Graham and Margaret (Barn-
hart) Lewis. He was living at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., in 1874, his place of
business being at 85 Main Street.

V. Susan Miller, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 27 March 1822;
died at Gardnertown, in Newburgh, N. Y,, 12 Dec. 1826, and was buried
there.

Chil. of Stephen and Hannah (Whitney) Waring.

VI. Lydia Jane Waring, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., i Aug.
1828; married Warren Williams; and lived at Plattekill in 1873.

VII. Alvah Waring, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 18 July 1830;
a manufacturer of wheelbarrows; married in 1854, at Milton, in Marl-
borough, N. Y., by Rev. James H. Hawxhurst, Methodist, to Mary
Elizabeth Purdy, who was born at Milton, 14 June 1836, dau. of Isaac
Bloomer and Catharine (Presley) Purdy. They lived at Milton till i Ap.
1864; and then moved to Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where they were hving in
1874, at II South Clover Street.

VIII. John Wesley Waring, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 3
May 1833; died at New Paltz, N. Y., 29 March i860, unmarried; and
was buried in the Seymour burial-ground, two miles east of Modena.

IX. Charles Waring, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 14 July 1835;
a painter; was living at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., unmarried, in 1873. He
served for three years in Co. E, 156th Reg., N. Y. S. Vol. Infantry; and
had a finger shot off, in action.

X. Mary Martha Waring, b. at Modena, in Plattekill, N. Y., 18



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