Family:Whitney, John H. (c1847-a1880)

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John H.9 Whitney (Silas8, Silas7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas8 and Jemima (Corwin) Whitney, was born Aug 1847, NY, and died after 1900.

He married firstly, 7 Dec 1870, Riverhead, NY, Martha Darraugh/Darrow. She was born Jan 1841, Ireland, and died 9 Mar 1896, Riverhead, NY.

He married secondly, 31 Mar 1897, Flushing, NY, widow Anne S. (-----) Hill.

Children of John H.9 and Martha (Darraugh/Darrow) Whitney:

i. George H.10 Whitney, b. ca. 1872, NY; d. aft. 1940; m. 27 Oct 1894, Manchester, NH, Anna Maria Armstrong,[1] b. ca. Mar 1862, Melbourne, QC, dau. of William and Selina (Cull) Armstrong. They were divorced, since she m.(2) 19 Dec 1908, Somerville, MA, George Washington Smith, b. ca. 1866, Bangor, ME, son of Andrew J. and Mary A. (Clark) Smith.[2] She was living in Lowell Ward 8, MA, in 1900, alone, having had no children, immigrated 1890.
ii. John Darrow Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1873, Riverhead, NY; d. aft. 1920; m. ca. 1910, Southold, NY, Mary E. Yerkes, b. ca. 1891, NY. Child:
a. Mary E.11 Whitney, b. ca. 1911, Southampton, NY.
iii. Frank Dwight Whitney, b. 26 Nov 1874, Riverhead, NY; d. aft. 1940; m. ca. 1903, Southold, NY, Emma K. -----.
iv. Herbert Monroe Whitney, b. 14 May 1877, Riverhead, NY; d. 1964; bur. Shelter Island Cemetery, Shelter Island, NY;[3] m. ca. 1904, Harriet M. Crook, b. 1868, d. 1949, bur. Shelter Island Cemetery, Shelter Island, NY.[4] Child:
a. Herbert Monroe11 Whitney, b. ca. 1905, Shelter Island, NY.
v. Frederick Low Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1878, Riverhead, NY; d. aft. 1940; m. ca. 1903, Sabina M. Byrne.
a. Martha D.11 Whitney, b. ca. 1904, Southold, NY.
b. Arthur F. Whitney, b. ca. 1906, Southold, NY.


193 199 John Young 69 M - Farmer $5000 $1000 New York Anna Young 66 F - " John Whitny 13 M - " Emily A. Young 19 F - " 200 George W. Young 28 M - Farmer " Rosetta M. Young 22 F - " Patrick McCalee 26 M - Ireland

266 293 Downs, Nathan A. 35 M W Grocer $2500 $200 New York Male citizen over 21 Mary G. 32 F W Keeping House " Roscius 9 M W At Home " Attended school Allice H. 5 F W " Attended school Herbert G. 3 M W " Whitney, John 25 M W Stone Mason " Male citizen over 21

John H. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W NY Brickmason CT NY Martha WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W IRE Keeping House IRE IRE George H. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W NY At School NY IRE John D. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NY At School NY IRE Frank D. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W NY NY IRE Herbert M. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W NY NY IRE Frederick L. WHITNEY 11M Son M S W NY NY IRE

Whitney, John Head W M Aug 1847 53 mar 29 New York Massachusetts Massachusetts Yancey, Sarah Hskp W F 52 Vermont Housekeeper

  • 1900, Southampton, Suffolk Co., NY:

185 208 Bartlett, Joanna .... ... Whitney, John D. Brdr W M May 1873 27 sgl New York Ireland Ireland Mason ...


  • Census records.

1.^  "George H. Whitney (b. 1871, Long Island, NY, s. of John H. Whitney & Martha) & Anna M. Armstrong, m. 27 Oct 1894, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 579, page 663.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #100639214, Herbert M. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #100639196, Harriet C. Whitney.

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