Family:Whitney, William Henry (1828-a1910)

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William Henry7 Whitney (Hezekiah Wells6, Walter5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Hezekiah Wells6 and Chloe (Williams) Whitney, was born 8 Dec 1828, Greenbush, NY, and died 4 Jun 1910, Milwaukee, WI.[1]

He married, 10 Jun 1862, Milwaukee, WI, Julia Elizabeth Perrin, daughter of John G. and Eliza (Childs) Perrin. She was born 28 Jan 1841, South Wilbraham, MA, and died after 1920.

Phoenix says the following:

"They were living at 128 Spring Street, Milwaukee, in May 1875. He has been U. S. Assessor of Internal Revenue for the First District of Wisconsin. His place of business was at 112 Spring Street."

Children of William Henry7 and Julia Elizabeth (Perrin) Whitney:

i. Henry Perrin8 Whitney, b. 28 Jun 1863, Milwaukee, WI; m. Minnie F. Radke.
ii. (child) Whitney; deduced from 1900 census.
iii. (child) Whitney; deduced from 1900 census.


His death record gives his birth as 27 Dec 1827, Albany, NY.


1085 1007 Whitney, William 41 M W Furniture Dealer $7000 $1000 New York Father foreign born, Male citizen over 21 " Julia 29 F W At home Mass. " Henry 7 M W " Wisconsin Attended school

William H. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NY Deputy Sheriff CT CT Julia E. WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA CT Harry WHITNEY 16 Son M W WI Printer NY MA Luella GRANNIS 30 Oth F W MI Nurse NY MI

XXX XXX Whitney, William Head W M Dec 1827 72 mar 37 New York Connecticut Connecticut N.S. Court Crier, Owns free house -----, Julia E. Wife W F Apr 1841 59 mar 37 3ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Connecticut -----, Henry P. Son W M Jun 1863 36 sgl Wisconsin New York Massachusetts Brakeman R.R.

  • 1910, 110 Ninth Street, Milwaukee Ward 4, Milwaukee Co., WI:

196 196 Whitney, William H. Head M W 92 m2 47 New York Massachusetts Rhode Island Agent, Insurance, Owns free house -----, Julia E. Wife F W 69 m1 47 3ch 1lv Massachusetts Massachusetts Connecticut None -----, Henry P. Son M W 46 m2 2 Wisconsin New York Massachusetts Collector, [?Collier Waly?] Whitney, Minnie DiL F W 42 m2 2 Wisconsin Ger. Ger. None


  • Census records.

1.^  Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968, from

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