Family:Whitney, Robert Henry (1852-a1904)

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Robert Henry8 Whitney (Edward Kellogg7, Barnard6, William Clark5, Henry4, Josiah3, John2, Henry1), son of Edward Kellogg7 and Margaret (Smith) Whitney, was born 8 Feb 1852, NJ, and died 27 Jul 1904, Orange, NJ. He was buried 29 Jul 1904, by Grace Church, Orange, NJ,[1] in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, NJ.[2]

He married, 7 Jul 1872, Orange, NJ, 'Mary J. Markwith, daughter of John and Margaret (Hall) Markwith.[3] She was born about 1852, NJ, and died between 1888 and 1900.

He was a carpenter, living at Orange, NJ, in Jun 1875, unmarried [sic].

Children of Robert Henry8 and Mary W. (Markwith) Whitney:

i. Eldridge9 Whitney, b. ca. 1873, NJ.
ii. Bernard W. Whitney, b. 26 May 1877, Orange, NJ.[4]
iii. Stephen B. Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1888, Orange, NJ.[5]


Robt WHITNEY 28 Self M M W NJ Carpenter NJ IRE Mary WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NJ Keeping House NJ NJ Eldridge WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NJ NJ NJ Bernard WHITNEY 4 Son M S W NJ NJ NJ Margaret WHITNEY 50 Moth F W W IRE At Home IRE IRE

45 52 Sweeny, Michael Head W M Aug 1865 34 wid Ireland Ireland Ireland Saloon Keeper, Rents house, Immig. 1880, Nat. Whitney, Robert H. Brdr W M Feb 1850 50 wid New Jersey England Ireland Bar Tender


  • Census records.

1.^  New Jersey, Episcopal Diocese of Newark Church Records, 1809-1816, 1825-1970, from

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #189203117, Robert Henry Whitney.

3.^  New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980, from

4.^  New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980, from

5.^  New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980, from

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