Family:Whitney, Henry Eli (c1836-1898)

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Henry Eli8 Whitney (Eli7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Eli7 and Dorcas (Austin) Whitney, was born about 1836, NY, and died 28 Jul 1898. He was buried

He married, probably 1870-1872, Sarah (Van Guilder) Ingalls, daughter of Henry and Diana (-----) Van Guilder. She was born Jun 1839, NY, and died 18 Sep 1919. She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY.[1] She married firstly, ----- Ingalls, who died between 1866 and 1870, and of whom nothing further has been found.

He served for three years in the war of 1861; resided Elmira, NY.

Children of Henry Eli8 and Sarah (Van Guilder)(Ingalls) Whitney:

i. Henry H.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1872, NY; d. aft. 1880.
ii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1881, Elmira, NY; d. 1 Jul 1947, Elmira, NY; bur. Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY;[2] m.(1) Ethel Munn; m.(2) 23 Nov 1927, Chemung Co., NY, Jeanette Brown; res. Oneonta, NY.
iii. Louzia Whitney, b. Jun 1882, NY; d. 16 Mar 1926, Elmira, NY; m. ca. 1898, Louis F. Ellington; "Lottie" in 1900 census.
iv. Floyd P. Whitney, b. May 1886, NY; d. aft 1900.

Child of ----- and Sarah (Van Guilder) Ingalls:

i. Luzerne Ingalls, b. ca. 1866, NY; he appears as Luzerne Whitney in 1880; nothing further known.


832 906 Eli Whitney 56 M - Painter Conn. Dorcas " 53 F - N.Y. Sarah " 30 F - " Theresa " 22 F - " Samuel " 20 M - Harness Maker " Philo " 18 M - Farmer " Attended school Henry " 14 M - " Attended school Louisa " 2 F - "

470 474 Eli Whitney 65 M - Shoemaker $800 $400 Conn. Dorcas Whitney 63 F - N.Y. Teresa Whitney 32 F - Tailoress $175 N.Y. Henry Whitney 23 M - Laborer N.Y. Alosia Whitney 11 F - N.Y. Attended school

Henry VANGUILDER 61 Self M W W NY Laborer NJ NJ Henry WHITNEY 44 SonL M M W NY Laborer NY NY Sarah WHITNEY 34 Dau F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Luzerne WHITNEY 14 GSon M S W NY NY NY Henry H. WHITNEY 8 GSon M S W NY NY NY James VANGUILDER 23 Son M S W NY Laborer NY NY Mills VANGUILDER 19 Son M S W NY Laborer NY NY

Luzerne was born an Ingals, son of Sarah and her first husband. Probably Henry H. was by her second husband.

70 99 Whitney, Sarah J. Head W F Jun 1843 56 wid 6ch 5liv New York New York New York Pensioner, Rents house -----, Charles Son W M Dec 1880 19 sgl New York New York New York Farm laborer Alington, Lottie Dau W F Jan 1883 17 mar 2 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Whitney, Floyd P. Son W M May 1886 14 sgl New York New York New York At school Alington, Lewis SiL W M May 1881 19 mar 21 New York New York New York Farm laborer


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #99935031, Henry Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #99935039, Sarah Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #99935027, Charles Whitney.

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