Family:Whitney, Daniel Henshaw (1827-1866)

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Daniel Henshaw8 Whitney (Daniel7, Samuel6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Daniel7 and Emeline S. (Henshaw) Whitney, was born 7 Jun 1827, Green Bay, WI, and died 17 Nov 1866, Menosha, WI. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Green Bay, WI.[1]

He married, 10 Mar 1863, Eva Rosina Baeder. She was born 21 Oct 1838, Wurttemburg, Germany, and died 19 Feb 1925, Green Bay, WI. She married secondly, 30 Nov 1885, Charles Ernest Funke, of Oconto, WI. She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Green Bay, WI.[2]

Daniel was a well-known, influential, and prominent citizen of Calumet County, WI. He was well educated and was a sound, practical business man. In 1849-50 he was register of deeds, and the records show that he was a faithful officer and a tasteful recorder. "A more whole-souled, warm-hearted man or obliging neighbor never lived." He was proprietor of Whitney's landing, Stockbridge, WI. He died 17 Nov 1866; resided Stockbridge and Menosha, WI.

"Daniel Whitney was born three months after his father passed away. His father, Daniel Henshaw Whitney, was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 7, 1827, and traces his ancestry back to one of the old New England families. His were the unusual experiences of one who is reared upon the frontier and he lived to become well known, influencial and prominent citizen of Calumet county, Wisconsin. He was well educated and possessed sound business principles and practical judgment. He filled the office of register of deeds in Calumet county in 1849-50 and was renowned for his beautiful penmenship, which was considered a high accomplishment in the days of pioneerdom. The records show he was painstaking and trustworthy. Of him it was said: "A more whole-souled, warm hearted man or obliging neighbor never lived." For sometime he was proprietor of Whitney's landing at Stockbridge. He married March 10, 1863, to Eva Rosina Baeder (Rose Bader), who was born October 21, 1838 in Stuttgart, the capital of Wurtemberg, Germany. They settled in Stockbridge, Wisconsin and had two children: Daniel's sister Emmeline Stillman Whitney, born October 28, 1865, now residing in Green Bay married to S. A. Bell; and Daniel, born born January 27, 1867, now living in Philadelphia.

"Daniel's mother, after the death of his father, married on Nov. 30, 1885 to Ernst Funke, of Oconto, Wisconsin."[3]

Children of Daniel Henshaw8 and Eva Rosina (Baeder) Whitney:

i. Emeline Stillman9 Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1865; d. 1927; bur. Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, WI;[4] m. bef. 1899, Samuel A. Bell.
ii. Daniel Henshaw Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1867; m. Caroline Ely Knorr.


149 149 Daniel H. Whitney 23 M - Farmer $6000 Wisc. --- John P. Seymor 36 M - Laborer Germany --- Jane Bowman 19 F - N.J. ---

853 858 Emeline Whitney 56 F - Vermont Joshua Whitney 30 M - Forwd. Com. Merchant $1500 -- Wis. Elizabeth Whitney 29 F - Wis. Emaline Whitney 6 F - Wis. Danl. H. Whitney 32 M - Clerk $500 -- Wis. Mary Fitzpatrick 20 F - Servant Ireland

224 234 Whitney, Emmeline S. 66 F W Keeping House $83000 $42000 Vermont -----, Harriet H. 26 F W At home $7000 $1000 Wisconsin Whitney, Rose 29 F W Wittenberg Parents foreign born -----, Emmeline S. 4 F W Wisconsin -----, Daniel 3 M W Wisconsin Harle, Peter 48 M W Laborer $400 -- Canada Parents foreign born, Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 Konpt, George 23 M W Cabinet Maker Prussia Parents foreign born

This was the widow Rose.

Emmeline WHITNEY 76 Self F M W VT Keeping House CT CT Hariet WHITNEY 38 Dau F S W WS At Home PA VT Rose WHITNEY 41 Dau F M W WURTENBURG WURT WURT Emmeline S. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W WI WI WURT Daniel WHITNEY 13 Son M S W WI WI WURT Antone SMITZ 18 Oth M S W HOLLAND Servent HOLLAND HOLLAND Julia BORGENEAU 21 Oth F S W BEL Servent BEL BEL

This was the widow Rose.

  • 1900, Oconto North Ward, Oconto Co., WI:

158 167 Funke, Charles E. Head W M Dec 1834 65 m14 Germany Germany Germany Landlord, Owns free house, Imm. 1852, Nat. -----, Eva R. Wife W F Oct 1838 61 mar 14 2ch 2liv Germany Germany Germany Imm. 1847 Eckhart, Walter Neph W M Dec 1882 17 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Ohio At school 9 mos.

This was the widow and her second husband.


1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #83531929, Daniel H. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #88246790, Rose Eva Bader Funke.

3.^  Commemorative biographical record of the Fox River Valley counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago, (1895) page 87; and 'History of Brown County, Wisconsin, past and present, by Martin, Deborah Beaumont; S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Published 1913, pg 54-55.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #84200455, Emmeline Whitney Bell.

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