Family:Whitney, Henry Joshua (1812-1894)
Capt. Henry Joshua7 Whitney (William6, Elijah5, John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of William6 and Prudence (Brown) Whitney, was born 22 Oct 1812, Norwich, VT, and died 19 Jun 1894, New Orleans, LA.
He married firstly, about 1846, Margaret Conroy. She was born about 1813, Ireland, and died 1864 (according to Pierce).
He married secondly, about 1859, Hannah Conroy. She was born about 1842, Ireland, and died 25 Oct 1929, New Orleans, LA.
He was born in Norwich, VT, resided in Boston, and went south to New Orleans on a trading vessel. For some years he was a pilot on the Mississippi river, and was so engaged when the war broke out. Much against his wishes he was forced into the Confederate naval service. He resided New Orleans, Louisiana, 629 Chartres street.
Child of Henry Joshua7 and Margaret (Conroy) Whitney:
i. William H.8 Whitney, b. 14 May 1847; m. Lilly McAndrew Fraser.
Child of Henry Joshua7 and Hannah (Conroy) Whitney:
ii. Charles Ranson8 Whitney, b. 1 May 1865, New Orleans, LA. iii. Lewis Walter Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1868, New Orleans, LA; d. Dec 1944; resided 629 Chartres street, New Orleans, LA.
2561 3082 Henry J. Whitney 37 M - Captain of a tow boat Massachusetts Margaret do 37 F - Ireland Wm. Henry do 3-3/12 M - La. Charles Royal 13 M - Connecticut
182 220 Lewis L. Whitney 31 M - Gentleman Vt. Hannah Whitney 30 F - Mass. Wm. H. Whitney 8 M - La. John L. Somes 8 M - Mass. Hannah Conroy 19 F - Scotland Dyer Freeman 22 M - Teacher Grammar School Mass. Margarett Whitney 42 F - Scotland
This is his wife Margaret and son William living with his brother Lewis.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, New Orleans Ward 9, Orleans Parish, LA:
433 617 Whitney, J. 55 M W Capt of St. Ship $1000 -- Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna 28 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born -----, Charles 5 M W Louisiana Mother foreign born -----, Louis 2 M W Louisiana Mother foreign born White, Henrietta 12 F W Dom. Servant Louisiana
Henry G. WHITNEY 69 Self M M W MA Pilot MA MA Anna WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W IRE At Home IRE IRE Charles WHITNEY 15 Son M S W LA At Home MA IRE Walter L. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W LA School MA IRE
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 387.