Family:Whitney, William Cogswell (1825-1882)
William Cogswell7 Whitney (William6, Jared5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of William6 and Eveline (Cogswell) Whitney, was born 25 Jan 1825, Georgetown, DC, and died 29 Aug 1882, London, England.
He married, 11 Aug 1853, Newark, NJ, Anna Lavina Mockridge, daughter of Elihu and Lavina (Norton) Mockridge, of Newark, NJ. She was born about 1833, NJ, and died 30 Apr 1883, Tokyo, Japan.
Phoenix says the following:
- "In 1873, he lived at 711 Broad Street, Newark, and was principal of Bryant, Stratton, and Whitney's Commercial College. He is said to have studied at Yale College. "
Children of William Cogswell7 and Anna Lavina (Mockridge) Whitney:
i. Willis Norton8 Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1855, Newark, NJ; m. Mary Caroline Braithwaite. ii. Alma Clara Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1860, Newark, NJ; d. 6 Dec 1936, Media, PA; m. 1885, Tokyo, Japan, Umetaro Stephen Kaji. iii. Adeline Norton Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1866, NJ; d. 2 Oct 1896, Japan; m. David Marshall Lang.
- 1850: not found.
- 1860, Newark Ward 4, Essex Co., NJ:
60 74 Wm. C. Whitney 35 M - Accountant $3000 $1000 D.C. Anna " 27 F - N.J. Willis M. " 5 M - Do Clara A. " 9/12 F - Do Sarah Clark 12 F - Servant N.Y. Nancy Waldron 22 F - do Ireland
4 6 Whitney, Wm. C. 44 M W School Teacher $15000 $1000 Georgetown, D.C. Male citizen over 21 " Anna L. 30 F W Keeping House New Jersey " Clara 10 F W " " Addie 2 F W "
- 1880: not found.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 704 and p. 1507.