Family:Whitney, Henry Platt (1828-1911)

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Henry Platt7 Whitney (Eliasaph6, Josiah5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Eliasaph6 and Angeline (Lounsbury) Whitney, was born 15 Oct 1828, Darien, CT, and died 1911, Darien, CT.

He married firstly, 23 Oct 1853, Darien, CT, Hannah Maria Brown, of Haverstraw, NY. She was born about 1836, and died before 1867.

He married secondly, about 1867, Sarah A. (Capes) Dickerman, daughter of William and Sarah (Carter) Capes. She was born May 1829, CT, and died 1919, Darien, CT. She had married firstly, about 1847, William Frederick Dickerman (1822-1864).

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a carriage-maker . . . . He enlisted at Darien, 8 Aug. 1862, in Co. B, 17th Reg., Conn. Vol. Infantry; and served for three years. He lived at Darien in June 1874."

Children of Henry Platt7 and Hannah Maria (Brown) Whitney, all born Darien, CT:

i. Florence Estelle8 Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1854; d. 11 Jun 1865, "aged 10 years and 10 months."
ii. Ann Abaria Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1856; not in family 1860.
iii. Sarah L. Brown Whitney, b. Aug 1864; not in family 1880.

Child of Henry Platt7 and Sarah A. (Capes)(Dickerman) Whitney:

iv. Arthur H. Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1870, Darien, CT; d. 20 Dec 1909, Darien, CT; m. 7 Nov 1893, Ida F. Goff; div. ca. 1896. No known children.

Census

1618 1975 Elizabeth Whitney 60 F - Merchant $800 $1000 Conn. Angeline " 48 F - " Mary " 33 F - " Henry " 31 M - " Florence " 6 F - " Attended school

51 51 Whitney, Henry 42 M W Wagon Maker Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 41 F W Keeping house Connecticut -----, Sarah Jr. 16 F W At School New York Attended school Lusher, Wiliam 35 M W No occupation New York Male citizen over 21

Henry P. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W CT Wagon Maker CT CT Sarah WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W CT Keeping House ENGLAND CT Arthur WHITNEY 9 Son M S W CT At School CT CT

116 122 Whitney, Henry P. Head W M Oct 1828 71 mar 33 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Wheelwright, Rents house -----, Sarah A. Wife W F May 1829 71 mar 33 8ch 3liv Connecticut England New York -----, Arthur H. Son W M Aug 1860 39 div 3 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Motorman

  • 1910, Old Post Road, Darien, Fairfield Co., CT:

183 196 Whitney, Henry P. Head M W 81 m45 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut None, Rents house -----, Sarah A. Wife F W 80 m45 3ch 2lv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut None

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