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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Sixth Generation.
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.
1593 VIII. Edward Whitney, b. at 25 Pearl St., New York, 29 Nov. 1818; died at Flushing, L. I., 7 Ap. 1851, unmarried, and was buried in the family chapel, Greenwood Cemetery.
1594 IX. Caroline Whitney, b. at 25 Pearl St., New York, 11 June 1823; married, 3 Nov. 1841, at her father's residence, 7 Bowling Green, New York, her cousin, Ferdinand Suydam,2 born in New York, 14 Feb. 1816, son of Ferdinand Suydam and Eliza, dau. of Anthony Lispenard Underhill. He died at their country-seat, "Ivy Nook", near New Haven, Conn., 25 June 1872, and was buried in the Whitney chapel, Greenwood Cemetery. He was, for several years, a merchant, succeeding his father in the firm of Suydam, Sage, and Co. She was married (2d), 29 Oct. 1874, at Ivy Nook, by Rev. Edwin Harwood, D. D., to John Jacob Crane,3 a physician, of New York, son of Rev. Dr. John R. and Harriet (Burnet) Crane, of Middletown, Conn. They resided, in June 1877, at Ivy Nook. 5285

Chil. of Archibald and Nancy (Brower) Whitney. 441

1595 I. Henry Whitney, b. in New York City, 14 Nov. 1802; married, 17 Aug. 1839, at Rye, N. Y., Maria Frances Phillips, born at Fairfield, Conn., 14 July 1818, dau. of John and Abigail (Ogden) Phillips, of Bridgeport, Conn. They settled at Derby, Conn., where he held the offices of town-clerk and judge of probate. She died 1 Feb. 1852. He died at Birmingham, Conn., 29 July 1862, and was buried in the Birmingham Cemetery. 5286
1596 II. Maria Brower Whitney, b. in New York City, 19 Feb. 1804; was bap., and joined the Congregational Church in Derby, Conn., 5 June 1831; married, 1 Dec. 1840, at Derby, by Rev. Hollis Read, Congregational, to Col. Josiah Mann, born in New York City, 6 Dec. 1792, son of
  1 James McVickar was a brother of that learned scholar and Christian gentleman, the Rev. John McVickar, S. T. D. (for fifty-one years a professor in Columbia College, N. Y.), and was the son of John McVickar, one of the most respected merchants of New York, by his wife Abigail, dau. of John and Hannah (Whitehead) Moore, of Newtown, L. I.

John Moore was a son of Benjamin and Anna (Sackett) Moore, of Newtown; g. son of Samuel and Mary (Read) Moore, of the same place; and g. g. son of Rev. John Moore, first minister of that town. See Riker's Annals of Newtown, pp. 327-333, and McVickar's Life of the Reverend John McVickar, S. T. D.

  2 For an account of his ancestry, see chart opposite page 120.
  3 By his first wife, Jane Young, he had:

  I. Robert Remsen Crane, born in Sept. 1849.
  II. Mary Graham Crane, born in Jan. 1860.

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