He was a Major in the War of 1812, and was for some time stationed at Fort Greene, in Brooklyn, NY under Gen. Johnson. In May 1819, he sold his farm to his son, and removed to New York City, where he engaged in trade as a grocer.
m2. aft 1824, Catherine, b.abt. 1760.
Daughter of Richard VALENTINE and Phebe ROBBINS,
1. Daniel WHITNEY, b. 12 Sep.1779 LI NY, d 14 Sep.1779 LI NY.
2.+Daniel Valentine WHITNEY, b.2 July 1781 Woodbury, NY, d.7 Aug.1848.
3. Naomi WHITNEY, b.2 Oct.1784 Woodbury, LI, NY, d.13 Jan.1852 Deer Park LI; m. 1808, Willetts WHITSON, b.1 Apr.1780 Jerico, LI, NY, d.5 Oct.1847 Deer Park, LI, NY
4.+John WHITNEY, b.26 Mar.1787 Woodbury, LI, NY, d.6 Jan.1860 Woodbury, LI, NY,
5.+Esther WHITNEY, b.2 May 1789 East Woods (Woodbury), NY, d.aft.1868 prob. Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY, (living with one of her daughters at Greenpoint, LI. [NYGBR, “Record” V97, p.17-21 “The Youngs Family of Cold Spring”]
6.+Israel Clawson WHITNEY, b.22 Dec.1793 Woodbury, LI, NY, m. Phebe WHITMAN,
7. Sarah WHITNEY, b.13 Feb.1797 Woodbury, LI, NY, d.1 June 1841, m.25 Nov.1819, Hempstead, LI, NY, Henry POWELL, no issue. [”The Whitney Family of Connecticut” p.278:]
Abstracts of Wills, Vol XVI, Corrections Vol I
Top line Will of George Baldin read George Boldin. 17 lines from top for Jacob Williams, Elijah Willis
and Samuel Valentine read Jacob Willis, Elizabeth Willis and Sarah Valentine.