Family:Whitney, Henry Wolsey (1806-a1880)

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Henry Wolsey6 Whitney (Ezekiel5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Ezekiel5 and Patience (Bailey) Whitney, was born 24 Jun 1806, Rensselaerville, NY, and died after Nov 1873.

He married firstly, 5 Sep 1825, Saugerties, NY, Anna Eliza Schoonmaker, daughter of Jacob M. and Polly (Swart) Schoonmaker. She was born 13 Feb 1806, Saugerties, NY, and died 26 Apr 1839, Saugerties. She was buried in Saugerties Cemetery.

He married secondly, 21 Sep 1839, Spottswood, NJ, Maria (Phillips) Williams, daughter of Zechariah and Elizabeth (Hallenbeck) Phillips. She was born 9 Dec 1809, Greenbush, NY, and died after 1880. She had married firstly, Robert Williams.

Phoenix says the following:

"Henry Wolsey Whitney, b. at Rensselaerville, N. Y., 24 June 1806; a mason; married, 5 Sept 1825, at Saugerties, N. Y., Ann Eliza Schoonmaker, who was born at Saugerties, 13 Feb. 1806, dau. of Jacob M. and Polly (Swart) Schoonmaker, of Saugerties. She died at the latter place, 26 Ap. 1839, and was buried in Saugerties Cemetery. He married (2d), 21 Sept. 1839, at Spottswood, N. J., Maria Phillips, who was born in Greenbush, N. Y., 9 Dec. 1809, dau. of Zechariah and Elizabeth (Hallenbeck) Phillips, and widow of Robert Williams. They were living at 9 Bridge Street, Saugerties, in Nov. 1873."

Children of Henry Wolsey6 and Anna Eliza (Schoonmaker) Whitney:

i. John Henry Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1827, Saugerties, NY; went to California in 1851, and was living at Los Angeles about 1863, when his father last heard from him.
ii. Peter Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1829, Saugerties, NY; d. 17 Aug 1834, Saugerties, NY.
iii. Mary Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1829, Saugerties, NY; d. after Mar 1875; m. 4 Jan 1852, Saugerties, NY, James Harrison Coleman; res. Saugerties, Newburgh, and Sing Sing, NY.
iv. Marilla Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1835, Saugerties, NY; d. 25 Dec 1836, Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.
v. Calvin Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1837; d. 25 Dec 1836 [sic--RLW], Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.

Children of Henry Wolsey6 and Maria (Phillips)(Williams) Whitney:

vi. Eliza Whitney, b. 25 May 1840, Saugerties, NY; d. 7 Oct 1841, Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.
vii. Henrietta Whitney, b. 8 Jan 1842, Saugerties, NY; m. 1 Mar 1873, Saugerties, NY, Martin Van Buren Phillips; res. Saugerties, NY.
viii. Charlotte Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1844, Saugerties, NY; d. 4 Dec 1867, Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY; m. 1 Jan 1865, Saugerties, NY, Charles Nelson Phillips
ix. Rachel Anna Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1846, Saugerties, NY; d. after Feb 1875; "Annie R." m. 20 Jan 1867, Warren, MA, Proctor Lorron Ward, b. ca. 1842, Enfield, MA, son of John and Sylvia (-----) Ward;[1] res. Enfield and West Warren, MA.
x. Susan Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1847, Saugerties, NY; d. 6 Jun 1863, Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.
xi. Spencer Dawes Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1850, Saugerties, NY; m. Sarah Thompson.
xii. Barclay Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1852, Saugerties, NY; d. 4 May 1853, Saugerties, NY; buried Saugerties Cemetery, Saugerties, NY.

Census

1014 1023 Henry Whitney 49 M - Mason $1000 New York Maria " 39 F - " Mary E. " 17 F - " Henrietta " 9 F - " Attended school Charlotte " 7 F - " Attended school Rachel " 5 F - " Susana " 3 F - " Robert H. " 5/12 M - "

237 Frame $300 258 Henry W. Whitney 48 M - - Ontario Co. 1 - 40 Maison 1 - - - - 1 - Maria " 45 F - Wife Ulster Co. 1 - 45 - - - - - - - - Mary " 22 F - " " 1 - 22 - - - - - - - - Henretta " 14 F - " " - - 14 - - - - - - - - Charlote " 11 F - " " - - 11 - - - - - - - - Rachel " 9 F - " " - - 9 - - - - - - - - Susanna " 7 F - " " - - 7 - - - - - - - - Spencer " 5 M - Son " - - 5 - - - - - - - -

1436 1593 Henry W. Whitney 54 M - Mason $150 N.Y. Maria " 48 F - " Henrietta " 19 F - " Charlotte " 16 F - " Rachel " 14 F - " Susan " 12 F - " Attended school Spencer " 9 M - " Attended school

180 204 Whitney, Henry 62 M W Brick Mason N.Y. State Male citizen over 21 " Maria 55 F W Keeping house " " " Marietta 25 F W Without occupation " " " Spencer 20 M W Brick Mason " "

Henry WHITNEY 74 Self M M W NY Mason CT CT Maria WHITNEY 70 Wife F M W NY House Keeper NY NY Martin PHILLIPS 31 SonL M M W NY Works In Iron Mill NY NY Henrietta PHILLIPS 33 Dau F M W NY House Keeper NY NY Spencer WHITNEY 28 Son M M W NY Mason NY NY Sarah WHITNEY 26 DauL F M W NY Dress Maker ENG IRE Anna WHITNEY 3 GDau F S W NY NY NY

2 2 Whitney, Spencer Head W M Mch 1850 50 wid New York New York New York Brick Mason, Owns mortgaged house -----, Belle Dau W F Jun 1877 22 sgl New York New York New York Dressmaker -----, Jennie Dau W F Oct 1881 18 sgl New York New York New York Phillips, Martin BiL W M May 1850 50 mar 25 New York New York New York Day Laborer -----, Henrietta Sis W F Jan 1846 56 mar 25 0ch 0liv New York New York New York

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, page 276.


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