Family:Whitney, Stephen (1841-a1900)

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Stephen7 Whitney (Henry6, Stephen5, Henry4, Josiah3, John2, Henry1), son of Henry6 and Hannah Eugenia (Lawrence) Whitney, was born 20 Oct 1841, Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT, and died after 1900.

He married firstly, 27 Apr 1864, New York, NY, Margaret Lawrence Johnson, daughter of Bradish and Louisa Anna (Lawrence) Johnson. She was born 1 Jun 1841, New York, NY, and died after 1880.

He married secondly, about 1886, Louisa Johnson. She was born Jun 1846, LA, and died after 1900. Possibly she was Louisa Johnson, sister of his first wife.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . was 1st lieut., 4th U. S. Artillery, from 5 Aug. 1861 to 12 Nov. 1863 . . . . He resided on the homestead, Whitney Ave., New Haven, in 1877, spending the Winter months on Woodlawn plantation, Parish of Plaquemine, La."

Children of Stephen7 and Margaret Lawrence (Johnson) Whitney, all born New Haven, CT:

i. Louisa Lawrence8 Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1867; d. ca. 1962; m. Charles Denston Dickey.
ii. Hannah Eugenia Lawrence Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1871.
iii. Henry Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1872; "Harry" d. 1836, Montreal, QC; m. 14 Jan 1915, New York, NY, Eunice Bartlett Chesebro.
iv. Samuel Lawrence Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1874.

Children of Stephen7 and Louisa (Johnson) Whitney, all born New Haven, CT:

v. Stephen8 Whitney, b. Apr 1887, New Haven, CT; m. 29 Mar 1910, Boston, MA, Pauline Webster, b. ca. 1888, Bangor, ME, daughter of James F. and Jenny (Drew) Webster.[1]

Census

436 521 Johnson, Bradish 58 M W Sugar Refiner $50000 $20000 Louisiana Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, George 25 M W " New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Bradish 19 M W Attending School New York Attended school -----, Effingham 10 M W " New York Attended school -----, Louisa 22 F W At Home New York -----, Sarah 20 F W " New York -----, Lena 15 F W " New York -----, Henry 16 M W Attending School New York Attended school Whitney, Stephen 27 M W Without New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Maggie 24 F W At Home New York -----, Louisa 4 F W New York Smith, Annie 26 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Mellen, Mary 30 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Freeman, Albert 40 M B Waiter New York Male citizen over 21 Davis, William 39 M B Coachman New York Male citizen over 21 Norton, Mary 30 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Metz, Augusta 26 F W Domestic Servant Hanover Parents foreign born McGinn, Ann 43 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born

Stephen WHITNEY 38 Self M M W CT Retired Sugar Mer. CT CT Margret WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Louis WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W CT At Home CT NY Hannah WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W CT At Home CT NY Henry WHITNEY 7 Son M S W CT At Home CT NY Samuel WHITNEY 5 Son M S W CT At Home CT NY Sarah WALSH 32 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Jane BRYTAN 60 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

57 63 Whitney, Stephen Head W M Oct 1841 58 mar 14 Conn. New York New York Capitalist, Owns free house -----, Louise J. Wife W F Jun 1846 53 mar 14 1ch 1liv New York Louisiana New York -----, Hannah E. L. Dau W F Apr 1871 29 sgl Conn. Conn. New York Capitalist -----, Henry Son W M Dec 1872 27 sgl Conn. Conn. New York Capitalist -----, Stephen, Jr. Son W M Apr 1887 13 sgl Conn. Conn. New York At school 9 mos. Donovan, Daniel Srvt W F Sep 1873 26 sgl England England England Servant, Immig. 1891, naturalized Cashman, Nora A. Srvt W F Sep 1873 26 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1889 McGivney, Susan Srvt W F Jun 1872 27 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1892 Hennassey, Kate Srvt W F May 1875 25 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1893

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 597, page 63.


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