Family:Whitney, Henry A. (1815-1862)

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Henry A.7 Whitney (Israel6, Israel5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Israel6 and Phoebe (Jennison) Whitney, was born 15 Jan 1815, Boston, MA, and died 3 Jul 1862, Newark, NJ.

He married, Newark, NJ, Hannah Stickels, of Newark, NJ, daughter of ----- and Anna (-----) Stickles. She was born about 1818, Dutchess Co., NY, and died after 1870.

He was born in Boston, MA, and at an early age became a resident of Newark, NJ, where he was married and where he ever after resided. He was a prominent and well-know resident of that city. He was the first person to hold the office of chief of police of Newark, and for many years was president of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of Newark. He resided Newark, NJ.

Children of Henry A.7 and Hannah (Stickels) Whitney:

i. John A. Whitney, b. ca. 1835, NY, d. aft. 1880; m. 13 Jul 1865, Newark, NJ, Mary J. Hill.
ii. George E. Whitney, b. ca. 1848, NJ; d. after 1880; resided 10 Coes place, Newark, NJ; m. 25 Aug 1874, Montclair, NJ, Caroline B. Durnigan/Donegan.
iii. Harriett J. Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1849; d. 27 Sep 1893; m. 16 Jan 1867, Edmund R. Halsey; resided South Orange, NJ. He was b. 18 Jun 1836. Children:
a. Cora E. Halsey, b. 4 Jul 1868.
b. Edmund R. Halsey, b. 20 May 1872.
c. Isaac Whitney Halsey, b. 3 Apr 1874.
d. Cornelia Halsey, b. 9 Apr 1878.
e. Harriett Halsey, b. 20 Feb 1890.
iv. Anna N. Whitney, b. ca. 1851, NJ; m. ----- Schniber; resided Asbury Park, NJ.
v. Martha A.8 Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1853; m. 26 Feb or 28 May 1874, Boston, MA, Charles Mills Ward, b. 20 Dec 1850, Cambridge, England, son of James A. and Harriet M. (-----) Ward.[1] He is a manufacturing jeweler on Washington St., Boston, MA; resided 12 Thornley St., Dorchester, MA. Children:
a. Charles Whitney Ward, b. 10 Apr 1876.
vi. Henrietta Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1857; m. 29 Aug 1879, Charles L. Christenson; resided Vailsburg, NJ. He was b. 16 Aug 1853, Boston, MA. Children:
a. Mattie L. Christenson, b. 13 Dec 1881.
b. Herbert Christenson, b. 17 Aug 1884.
c. Whitney Christenson, b. 15 Sep 1887.
d. Alfred Walter Christenson, b. 30 Jul 1889.
e. Henrietta Christenson, b. 6 Jan 1891.

Census

830 1214 Henry Whitney 35 M - Oil Store $2000 Massachusetts Hannah " 28 F - N. York John " 16 M - Clerk " Mary " 20 F - Ireland Illiterate George " 2 M - N. Jersey Infant " 5/12 F - " Andrew McKenny 14 M - Clerk Massachusetts

159 Framed $200 171 Henry A. Whitney 35 M - - Mass. 1 - 1 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Hannah Whitney 35 F - Wife Dutchess 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - George E. Whitney 7 M - Chld New Jersey - - 1 - - - - - - - - Harriet J. Whitney 6 F - Chld Do - - 1 - - - - - - - - Anna Whitney 5 F - Chld Do - - 1 - - - - - - - - Martha Whitney 3 F - Chld Do - - 1 - - - - - - - - Henriertta Whitney 10m F - Chld Do - - 10m - - - - - - - - Anna M. Stickle 65 F - MiL Columbia 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - Elizabeth Heverick 12 F - Srvt Germany - - 1 - - - - - - - - Joseph Lee 60 M - Labr Ireland 1 - - Gardener - 1 - - - - -

121 273 Henry A. Whitney 45 M - Oil Merchant $10000 $1000 Massachusetts Hannah " 42 F - New York John " 25 M - Baker do George " 12 M - New Jersey Attended school Harriet " 10 F - do Attended school Anna " 8 F - do Attended school Martha " 6 F - do Attended school Henriette " 2 F - do 274 Hetty " 50 F B Servant New Jersey Illiterate Henriette Whitney 48 F - $2000 $2000 Massachusetts

438 532 Whitney, H. D. 52 F W K. House N. York Henrietta 13 F " N. Jersey Martha 17 F " " " George 22 M " Invalid[?] " " Male citizen over 21

20 14 Jefferson, Hannah 39 F W Keeps house $3000 $200 England Parents foreign born -----, Fannie 17 F W W in Hosiery M N. Jersey Parents foreign born -----, Lydia 15 F W Shoe fitter N. Jersey Parents foreign born -----, Mary L. 10 F W At school N. Jersey Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Lucy 7 F W At school N. Jersey Parents foreign born, Attended school 15 Whitney, John A. 36 M W Bookkeeper in Store $200 N. York Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Mary J. 24 F W Keeps house N. Jersey Parents foreign born Hill, Maria 18 F W Shoe fitter N. Jersey Parents foreign born -----, Anna 21 F W Shoe fitter N. Jersey Parents foreign born

Geo. E. WHITNEY 32 Self M M W NJ Com Traveler NJ NJ Carrie B. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W NJ Keep Ho IRE NJ Robt. H. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W NJ NJ NJ Mary DURNIGAN 53 MotL F W W NJ NJ NJ Robt. W. DURNIGAN 22 BroL M S W NJ Carpenter IRE NJ

John WITNEY 44 Self M M W NY Book Keeper MA NY Mary WITNEY 33 Wife F M W NJ Keeping House ENG ENG

References

  • Census records

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, page 98.


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