Mailing List:2009-09-06 02, Re: Ship - Stephen S Whitney, by Jo Hogle

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From: WhitPark -at- aol.com Subject: Re: [WHITNEY] Ship - Stephen S Whitney Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2009 22:17:03 EDT Thanks Robert. I guess I didn't dig deep enough in the limited time I had the day I posted. Very interesting. Jo Hogle In a message dated 9/1/2009 6:14:11 P.M. Central Daylight Time, Robert -at- rlward.com writes: Jo and all, At 04:59 PM 9/1/2009, you wrote: >Does anyone know anything about the ship Stephen S Whitney? I found it >while looking for another family line. On April 13,1842 it was traveling >from New York, I assume to England, as the ship's master, William Thompson >stated the ship was from Liverpool. > >Who was Stephen S Whitney that this ship was named after him? My guess is that the millionaire merchant Stephen Whitney of New York was the man after whom the ship was named. See <a href="http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg/index.php/Family:Whitney%2C_Stephen_(1776-186">http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg/index.php/Family:Whitney%2C_Stephen_(1776-186</a> 0) See the following web links: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Whitney_(ship">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Whitney_(ship</a>) <a href="http://www.immigrantships.net/1800/swhitney460406.html">http://www.immigrantships.net/1800/swhitney460406.html</a> <a href="http://www.immigrantships.net/ships/swhitney.html">http://www.immigrantships.net/ships/swhitney.html</a> <a href="http://freespace.virgin.net/alan.tupman/sites/irp7.htm">http://freespace.virgin.net/alan.tupman/sites/irp7.htm</a> <a href="http://members.tripod.com/~Data_Mate/irish/Stewhit1.txt">http://members.tripod.com/~Data_Mate/irish/Stewhit1.txt</a> <a href="http://members.tripod.com/~Data_Mate/irish/Stewhit2.txt">http://members.tripod.com/~Data_Mate/irish/Stewhit2.txt</a> <a href="http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/Arrivals/packetads1834.htm">http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/Arrivals/packetads1834.htm</a> <a href="http://www.irishshipwrecks.com/shipwrecks.php?wreck_ref=273">http://www.irishshipwrecks.com/shipwrecks.php?wreck_ref=273</a> <a href="http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/OCONNOR/1998-02/0886665077">http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/OCONNOR/1998-02/0886665077</a> <a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=41gUAAAAYAAJ">http://books.google.com/books?id=41gUAAAAYAAJ</a> <a href="http://www.answers.com/topic/west-point-1847">http://www.answers.com/topic/west-point-1847</a> Others can be found by googling "Stephen Whitney" +ship or "Stephen Whitney" +passenger or "Stephen Whitney" +packet The ship was built in 1840, was owned by the Red Star Line, and was wrecked in 1847 in Ireland, with the loss of 92 of its 110 people on board. Regards, Robert Mr. Robert L. Ward <a href="http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg/index.php/User:Rlward">http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg/index.php/User:Rlward</a> ------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to WHITNEY-request -at- rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message


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