Family:Whitney, Henry Delos (1846-a1905)

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Henry Delos7 Whitney (Hiram Smith6, Henry5, Henry4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Hiram Smith6 and Lucina (Bovee) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1846, Sidney, NY, and died said 23 Feb 1900, but appears in 1900 and 1905 census.

He married, 18 Oct 1870, Oneonta, NY, Hannah Strait, daughter of Alvinza and Hannah (Van Woert) Strait. She was born 2 Mar 1852, West Oneonta, NY, and died 24 Dec 1904, Oneonta, NY.

They resided Oneonta, NY, May 1875, without children. He was then employed on the Albany and Susquehanna Railway. In 1900 he resided at 5 Academy St., Oneonta, and was a railroad engineer.

Children of Henry Delos6 and Hannah M. (Strait) Whitney:

i. Alida7 Whitney, b. ca. 1876, NY. In 1900, Hannah reported that she had had no children, so Alida must have been adopted.


  • 1875 State Census, Oneonta, Otsego Co., NY, p. 24:

175 Frame 1000 209 Delos Whitney 28 M - ---- Delaware mar Laborer, voter, owner of land Hannah Whitney 23 F - Wife Otsego mar Hiram Whitney 67 M - ---- Vermont mar Farm laborer, voter Lucina Whitney 69 F - Wife Renss. mar 210 John B. Wasson 26 M - ---- Schenectady mar Farm laborer, voter Sophrona Wasson 22 F - Wife Delaware mar

Deloss WHITNEY 33 Self M M W NY R.R. Enginer VT NY Fanny WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Alida WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W NY NY NY

Caroline was not found.

59 66 Whitney, Delos Head W M Aug 1847 52 mar 29 New York New York New York Loco. Engineer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Hannah Wife W F Mar 1852 48 mar 29 0ch 0liv New York New York New York

  • 1905, 5 Academy St., Oneonta, Otsego Co., NY, p. 6:

Whitney, Delos Head W M 58 United States R.R. Engineer -----, Caroline Sis W F 65 United States Housework Williams, Lulu Niec W F 30 United States Mumford, Carrie Head W F 40 United States Seamstress -----, Hattie Sis W F 32 United States Seamstress -----, Saddie Nied W F 17 United States School


  • Census records.

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