Family:Whitney, William Henry (1841-1903)

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William Henry Whitney (Eli, James), son of Eli and Catherine (Longyear) Whitney, was 20 May 1841, Shandaken, NY, and died 5 Apr 1903, Kingston, NY.

He married, 15 Dec 1868, Philadelphia, PA, Nettie M. Winter, daughter of Horace N. and Elizabeth (Meade) Winter. She was born 1 Aug 1847, Shandaken, NY, and died 14 Jun 1908, Kingston, NY.

He ran a clothing store in Kingston.

Children of William Henry and Nettie M. (Winter) Whitney:

i. Minnie M. Whitney, b. 9 Jun 1874, Shandaken, NY; d. after 1940; m. 20 Apr 1898, Kingston, NY, William Cornell Shafer, son of Col. B. and Francis (Cornell) Shafer, b. 18 Sep 1859, Andes, NY, d. 19 Dec 1940, Kingston, NY.
ii. George Winter Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1879, Shandaken, NY; m. Jennie Kerr.

Census

93 98 Eli Whitney 52 M - Farmer $2000 New York Catharine Whitney 50 F - " Jane " 20 F - " Giles " 17 M - " Sarah " 10 F - " Attended school William " 8 M - " Attended school John " 27 M - Farmer " Pheebe " 80 F - "

160 Frame $200 160 Eli Whitney 56 M - - Duchess 1 - 40 Farmer 1 - - - - 1 - Cathrine Whitney 45 F - Wife Ulster 1 - 45 None - - - - - - - Giles Whitney 21 M - Chld Ulster - - 21 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Sarah A. Whitney 18 F - Chld " - - 18 None - - - - - - - William Whitney 14 M - Chld " - - 14 - - - - - - - - John Whitney 27 M - Chld " 1 - 25 None 1 - - - - - - Delilah Whitney 25 F - Wife Michagan 1 - 2m None - Hiram Whitney 1 M - Chld " - - 2m - - - - - - - -

1459 1410 Eli Whitney 63 M - Farmer $1100 $500 New York Illiterate Catherine " 61 F - " Illiterate Giles " 26 M - Butcher " William H. " 18 M - Day Laborer " Attended school Mary J. Howland 17 F - Domestic "

188 190 Deyo, Christopher 29 F W D. laborer N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Frances 21 M W " -----, Birdell 2 M W " Whitney, William H. 29 M W D. laborer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Nettie 24 F W "

William H WHITNEY 39 Self M M W NEW YORK Butcher --- --- Nattie WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W NEW YORK Keeping House --- --- Hannah CISERN 15 Othe F S W NEW YORK --- --- Minie M WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W NEW YORK At School --- --- George W WHITNEY 8M Son M S W NEW YORK --- --- John S FOLK 32 Othe M W NEW YORK Quarryman --- ---

Whitney, William H. Head W M mar -----, Litta Wife W F mar -----, George Son W M sgl

References

  • Census records.

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