Family:Whitney, Henry William (c1844-a1880)

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Henry Whitney, ([probably] Francis, Henry), probably the son of Francis and Susan (Nassiah) Whitney, was born circa 1846, West Indies, and died after 1880.

He married Eliza M. -----. She was born circa 1848, NY, and died after 1880.

On 13 Mar 1871, he and his family arrived in New York aboard the Schooner Mattie Holmes, bound from Demerara.[1] It appears that they were from the United States and just visiing Demerara. They had all occupied the "Cabin" while on board.

Names Age Sex Occupation The Country to which they severally belong The Country in which they intend to become inhabitants
H W Whitney 25 Male Clerk United States United States
Eliza Whitney 23 Female " "
G Whitney 5 Female " "
H Whitney 18 months Male " "
[blank] 19 Female Servant Demerara "

Children of Henry and Eliza (-----) Whitney:

i. Gertrude Whitney, b. ca. 1866, NY.
ii. Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1869, NY.
iii. Florence Whitney, b. ca. 1872, NY.
iv. Ella Whitney, b. ca. 1873, NJ.
v. Frank Whitney, b. ca. 1876, NJ.

Census

Henry WHITNEY 35 Self M M W WEST INDIES Clerk In Store WEST INDIES WEST INDIES Eliza M. WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Gertrude WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W NY At School WEST INDIES NY Henry WHITNEY 11 Son M S W NY At School WEST INDIES NY Florence WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W NY WEST INDIES NY Ella WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W NJ WEST INDIES NY Frank WHITNEY 4 Son M S W NJ WEST INDIES NY

References

  • Census records

1. ^  New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957



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