Family:Whitney, William (1816-1862)

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William6 Whitney (Stephen5, Henry4, Josiah3, John2, Henry1), son of Stephen5 and Harriet (Suydam) Whitney, was born 6 Jul 1816, New York, NY, and died 12 Jun 1862, New York, NY. He is buried in the family chapel, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

He married, 4 Nov 1843, New York, NY, Mary Stuart McVickar, daughter of James and Eweretta (Constable) McVickar. She was born 6 Jan 1817, Schenectady, NY, and died after Jun 1877.

Phoenix says the following:

"William Whitney, b. at 25 Pearl St., New York, 6 July 1816; for many years a gentleman-farmer, having a fine country-seat near Morristown, N. J.; married, 4 Nov. 1843, in the Duane Street, (Presbyterian) Church, by Rev. George Potts, to Mary Stuart McVickar, born at Schenectady, N. Y., 6 Jan. 1817, dau. of James1 and Eweretta (Constable) McVickar, of Constableville, N. Y. He died, 12 June 1862, at his city residence, 11 East 26th Street, New York (where his widow still resided, in June 1877), and is buried in the family chapel, Greenwood Cemetery."

Children of William6 and Mary Stuart (McVickar) Whitney:

i. William7 Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1844, Morristown, NJ; d. 19 Jul 1869, London, England; bur. in the Whitney chapel, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.
ii. Eweretta Constable Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1846, Morristown, NJ; was living with her mother, unmarried, Sep 1877.
iii. Stephen Suydam Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1847, Morristown, NJ; m. Josephine Thomson.
iv. Mary Stuart Whitney, b. 27 May 1849, Morristown, NJ; m. Joseph Frederic Kernochan.
v. James McVickar Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1852, Morristown, NJ; d. 29 Apr 1853, Morristown, NJ; bur. in the vault beneath the Whitney chapel, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

Census

770 864 William Whitney 33 M - Farmer $10000 N. York Mary S. Whitney 32 M - " Wm. Whitney Jr. 6 M - N.J. Attended school Henrietta Whitney 4 F - " Stephen Whitney 3 M - " Mary S. Whitney 1 F - " Mary Strelly 30 F - Ireland Catharine Thornton 20 F - Scotland Sarah Whieldon 40 F - Ireland Wm. Fergurson 30 M - Farmer Scotland Edward Thornton 25 M - " "

591 625 William Whitney 43 M - Gentleman $40000 $10000 N.Y. Mary S. " 40 F - do Wm. " 15 M - N.J. Attended school Stephen " 12 M - " Attended school Euretta " 14 F - " Attended school Mary S. " 11 F - " Attended school Emily Butler 24 F - Servant Ireland Illiterate Julia Cokely 40 F - " " Julia Angeline 24 F - " " Thomas Butler 40 M - Gardner England John Grall 50 M - Laborer Ireland

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1880: not found.

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