Family:Whitney, Henry Isaacs (1830-1910)

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Henry Isaacs8 Whitney (Christopher Columbus7, Catherine6, Ezekiel5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Christopher Columbus7 and Betsey (Putnam) Whitney, was born 17 Feb 1830, New Ipswich, NH, and died 5 May 1910.

He married firstly, 24 Jun 1850, Dublin, NH, Mary Ann Stanley[1] of Dublin, daughter of Simeon and Mary (Morse) Stanley. She was born 27 May 1830, Dublin, NH, and died 1888.

He married secondly, 2 Nov 1891, Greenville, NH, Sarah Jane (Messer) Gould of Washington, DC, daughter of Nathan and Betsey (-----) Messer. She was born 1 Oct 1828, Alstead, NH, and died after 1910. In 1880, she was recorded as Sarah J. Messer, aged 51, divorced. The identity of her first husband, ----- Gould, is not known.

While yet a young man he removed to Mason Village, now Greenville, and there made his permanent abode except during two years during which he was associated with his brother Albert in Battle Creek, Mich. He was for many years a machinist and foreman of the machine shop connected with the cotton factories. He was a merchant from 1880 to 1895. He held the office of deputy sheriff for about forty years. He also served his town as selectman, treasurer, and representative.

Children of Henry Isaacs8 and Mary Ann (Stanley) Whitney, if any, unknown.


326 345 Henry Whitney 21 M - Machinist N.H. Attended school Mary A. " 20 F - N.H. Attended school

597 624 Henry I. Whitney 31 M - Machinist $300 Mass. Mary A. do 30 F - N.H.

204 204 Whitney, Henry I. 40 M W Works in Cotton Factory $500 N.H. -----, Mary A. 40 F W Keeping House N.H. Moore, Emma 8 F W N.H. 205 Searles, Calvin 45 M W Works in Cotton Factory $1000 $1000 N.H. -----, Harriett 41 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Henry A. 21 M W Works in Cotton Factory N.H. -----, Nellie 18 F W At Home N.H. -----, Willie 15 M W At Home N.H.

Henry I. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NH Retail Grocer MA NH Mary A. WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Mimie NUTTING 15 Oth F S W NH Servent NH MA

55 56 Whitney, Henry I. Head W M Feb 1829 71 mar 8 New Hampshire Massachusetts New Hampshire Dep. sheriff, Owns free house -----, Sarah J. Wife W F Oct 1828 71 mar 8 0ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire House Wife

  • 1910, Greenville, Hillsborough Co., NH: Henry I. Whitney and wife Sarah J.


  • Census records.

1.^  "Henry I. Whitney (b. 1829, New Ipswich, NH) & Mary Ann Stanley, m. 24 Jun 1850, Dublin, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Henry I. Whitney (b. 1829, s. of Christopher Whitney & Betsey Putnam) & Sarah J. Gould, m. 2 Nov 1891, Greenville, Hillsborough Co., NH," also, "Henry S. Whitney (b. 1829, New Ipswich, NH, s. of Christopher C. Whitney & Betsey Putnam) & Sarah J. Gould, m. 3 Nov 1891, Alstead, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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