Family:Whitney, Henry S. (1821-1885)

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Henry S.8 Whitney (John Rodman7, William6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of John Rodman7 and Catherine (Schoonover) Whitney, was born 18 Feb 1821, Newton, NJ, and died 17 Mar 1885, Wellington, OH.

He married firstly, 23 Aug 1843, Hannah Shay. She died 1848.

He married secondly, before 1850, Catherine Gunn. She was born about 1827, NJ, and died after 1880.

His mother died shortly after his birth and he was raised by his mother's sister, Mrs. Margaret Rosencrans. He came to Camden from New York state.

Children of Henry S.8 and Hannah (Shay) Whitney:

i. Joshua S.9 Whitney, b. 20 May 1844, NJ; d. 9 Aug 1882.
ii. Phebe Caroline Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1847, NJ; m. ----- -----.

Children of Henry S.8 and Catherine (Gunn) Whitney:

iii. Margaret Ann9 Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1851, NJ; d. 1926; unmarried. She probably was the mother of:
a. Edward10 Whitney, b. ca. 1871, OH, listed in the 1880 census.
iv. John R. Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1852, NJ; d. 7 Jun 1877, Wellington, OH.
v. Lorannah Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1858, OH; d. 12 Jun 1871.

Census

477 493 Whitney, Henry 29 M - Wheelwright $2300 N.Y. Catharine Whitney 23 F - N.J. Joshua Whitney 6 M - do Attended school Phebe Caroline Whitney 2 F - do Mark Seigler 22 M - Wheelwright do Henry Vanhorn 23 M - Laborer do

1127 1143 Henry Whitney 39 M - Farmer $3400 $1050 N.Y. Catherine 33 F - N.J. Joshua 16 M - Farmer N.J. Attended school Pheobe 12 F - " Attended school Margaret 10 F - " Attended school John 7 M - " Attended school Loraine 1 F - O.

92 96 Whitney, Henry 49 M W Farmer $8000 $2200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Catherine 45 F W Keeping House New Jersey -----, Margaret Ann 19 F W At Home New Jersey Attended school -----, John 17 M W Works on Farm New Jersey Attended school -----, Loranah 11 F W Ohio Cannot write Biggs, James 20 M W Farm Laborer $320 England Parents foreign born

Henry S. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W NY --- --- Cathrine WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W NJ Keeping House NJ NJ Margret WHITNEY 28 Dau F S W NJ At Home NY NJ Edward WHITNEY 9 GSon M S W OH At School OH NJ

References

  • Census records.

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