Family:Whitney, Harry W. (1870-1917)

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Harry W. Whitney, probably son of Henry and Elizabeth Fortin Whitney. He was born 5 Jul 1869, New York, and died 3 Nov 1917, NY. Harry is buried in New Rochelle, New York.

He married, about 1890, New York, Bridget Greany. She was born Oct 1866, Ashford, Limerick, Ireland, and died after 1950.

They lived in Rye, Westchester County, New York in 1900.

Children of Harry W. and Bridget (Greany) Whitney:

i. Katherine Whitney, b. Jan 1893, New York, m. Charles Spero.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. Aug 1894, New York, m. Henry Dupree
iii. Florence Whitney, b. Sep 1895, New York, m. Valentine Komasa
iv. Ella Whitney, b. say 1891, d. before 1900.[1]
v. Henry David Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1909, Mount Vernon, New York, m. Helen May Erickson


1900, Melbourne Avenue, Mamaroneck Village, Rye Township, Westchester County, New York, p. 232 86 95 Whitney, Harry Head W M Jul 1865 34 mar 10 [New York] [New York] [New York] Teamster " Bridget Wife W F Oct 1863 36 mar 10 4ch 3liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1883 " Mary Dau W F Aug 1892 7 S New York New York " " Kate Dau W F Jan 1893 7 S " " " " Florence Dau W F Sep 1895 4 S " " "

  • 1910, Mt Vernon Ward 3, Westchester County, New York
  • 1920, Mt Vernon Ward 3, Westchester County, New York
  • 1930, Mt Vernon, Westchester County, New York, living in home of Charles Spero


  • Death certificate of Harry W. Whitney.
  • A baptism record from 1892 list Harry's birth year as 1868. Death certificate list 1870.

1.^  Bridget is listed as having had 4 children, 3 of whom were still living when the 1900 census was taken. Local records from the town of Rye contain a birth record for Ella Whitney in 1891.

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