Family:Whitney, Henry (1841-1908)

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Henry Whitney (Henry, Charles), son of Henry and Mary Storey (Parry) Whitney, was born 12 Oct 1841, West Quaco, NB, and died 30 Oct 1908, Brooklyn, NY.

He married firstly, Mary Carson, daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Brown) Carson. She was born 1 Feb 1845, St. Martins, NB, and died 3 Feb 1879, West Quaco, NB.

He married secondly, 7 Nov 1880, St. Mary Magdalene Old Fish Street, London, England, Ellen Stirling.[1] She was born Aug 1846, Ireland, and died after 1905.

He immigrated to the United States in 1864, and was naturalized. Ellen immigrated to the United States in 1873. Their sons came in 1886.

In 1900 we was a grocer, and in 1905, a sea captain.

Children of Henry and Mary (Carson) Whitney:

i. Henry Carson Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1872, West Quaco, NB; d. 1 Oct 1882, West Quaco, NB.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1879, West Quaco, NB; d. 3 Oct 1879, West Quaco, NB.

Children of Henry and Ellen (Stirling) Whitney:

iii. William Henry Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1883, Cork, Ireland; d. 13 Aug 1912, Liberty, NY; m. Mary -----.
iv. Joseph James Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1884, Cork, Ireland; d. aft. 1930; m. bef. 1918, Adelaide McDermott.

Census

  • 1871, 01, St. Martin's m, St. John 174, NB, p. 16, line 14:

54 57 Henry Whitney M 27 NB mar English C. of England

375 470 Whitney, Henry Head W M Oct 1841 58 mar 19 Canada Eng Connecticut Canada Eng Grocer, Owns free house, Immig. 1864, Nat. -----, Ellen Wife W F Aug 1846 53 mar 19 3ch 2liv Ireland Scotland Ireland Immig. 1873 -----, William Son W M Jun 1883 17 sgl Ireland Canada Eng Ireland Clerk insurance, Immig. 1886 -----, Joseph Son W M Oct 1884 15 sgl Ireland Canada Eng Ireland At school, Immig. 1886

  • 1905, Bay 11th St., Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, p. 61:

Whitney, Henry Head W M 63 Canada Eng 60 Cit Sea Captain -----, Ellan Wife W F 58 Ireland 20 Cit Housework -----, William Son W M 22 Ireland 20 Cit Clerk -----, Joseph J. Son W M 21 Ireland 20 Cit Clerk

  • 1910, 182 11 Bay St., Brooklyn Ward 30, Kings Co., NY, p. 5A:

57 85 Whitney, William H. Head M W 27 mar 4 Ire. Canada Ire. Telephone clerk stock exchange, Imm. 1888, Nat., Owns free -----, Mary V. Wife F W 26 mar 4 2ch 2liv New York New York New York None -----, Estelle V. Dau F W 2 sgl New York Ire. New York None -----, Hazel M. Dau F W 7m sgl New York Ire. New York None

  • 1910, 202 1st St., Brooklyn Ward 22, Kings Co., NY, p. 6B:

63 124 Whitney, Joseph J. Head M W 26 mar1 5/12 Ireland Canada Ireland Shipping Clerk Express Office, Rents house Imm. 1888 Nat. Adelaide M. Wife F W 24 mar1 5/12 0ch New York New York Ireland None

  • 1920, Brooklyn Ward 10, Kings Co., NY, p. 15A/112:

132 319 Whitney Joseph J. Head M W 35 mar Ireland Canada Ireland Ireland Clerk Shipyard Imm. 1884, Nat. 1915 -----, Adelaid Wife F W 34 mar New York New York Ireland None -----, Vincent Son M W 9 sgl New York Ireland New York None -----, Joseph Son M W 6 sgl New York Ireland New York None -----, Thomas H. Son M W 3 sgl New York Ireland New York None 319 Rohrs, Elizabeth C. Head F W 57 wid Germany Germany Germany None Imm. 1888, Nat. 1915 -----, Minnie Dau F W 27 sgl New York Germany Germany Teacher Schools

  • 1930, 530 Court St., District 8, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, p. 3A/229, line 14:

24 53 Whitney, Joseph Head M W 45 mar 24 Northern Ireland Canada Northern Ireland Shipping clerk factory, Rents, Imm. 1890, Nat. " , Adelaide Wife F W 44 mar 23 New York New York Northern Ireland None, Nat. " , Vincent Son M W 19 sgl New York Northern Ireland New York Bookkeeper Borden factory " , Joseph Jr. Son M W 17 sgl New York Northern Ireland New York Stock runner stock exchange " , Thomas Son M W 13 sgl New York Northern Ireland New York None 54 Murry, James P. Head M W 57 mar 30 New York New York New York Laborer docks, Rents " , Maryann Wife F W 51 mar 23 New York Irish Free State Irish Free State None " , Madeline Dau F W 25 sgl New York New York New York Book binding printing co. " , William Son M W 24 sgl New York New York New York Checker office " , Margarett Dau F W 18 sgl New York New York New York Operator office " , Thomas Son M W 13 sgl New York New York New York None

  • 1940, 600 East 37 Street, Assembly District 18, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings Co., NY, p. 3B:

96 Whitney, Joseph Head M W 54 mar Irish Free State Same house Traffic manager, $7500 R.E. " , Adelaide Wife F W 53 mar New York Same house " , Joseph Son M W 27 sgl New York Same house Operator lithograph " , Thomas F. Son M W 23 sgl New York Same house Operator lithograph McDermott, Therese SiL F W 34 sgl New York Same house Clerk Amer. Tel.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, from Ancestry.com.


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