Family:Whitney, Daniel Darling (1819-1914)
Daniel Darling7 Whitney (Daniel6, Darling5, Daniel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Daniel6 and Nancy (Valentine) Whitney, was born 31 Jan 1819, East Woods, now Woodbury, Oyster Bay, L.I., NY, and died 10 Nov 1914, Brooklyn, NY.
He married firstly, 5 Jul 1845, 155 High Street, Brooklyn, NY, Sarah Titus, daughter of Henry and Phebe (Titus) Titus. She was born 11 Jun 1822, Glen Cove, L.I., NY, and died after 1880.
He married secondly, about 1893, Henrietta Titus, daughter of Silas and Mary (Titus) Titus. She was a niece of his first wife, daughter of her sister Mary. She was born 30 May 1841, Westbury, NY, and died 26 Dec 1912, Brooklyn, NY.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a merchant, of 20 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 . . . . He was alderman of the First Ward of the City of Brooklyn, in 1858, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1368 and 1869; president of the Board of Aldermen for 1865; acting-mayor of Brooklyn, during the presence of the mayor, Hon. A. M. Wood, in Charleston, S.C., to assist in the ceremony of restoring the national flag to Fort Sumpter; and was chairman of the committee appointed to represent the City of Brooklyn at President Lincoln's funeral, in Washington. He has been, since 1874, president of The Hamilton Fire Insurance Co., 11 Wall Street, N.Y.; and, since 1 July 1875, Registrar of Arrears for the City of Brooklyn."
Mayor of the City of Brooklyn 1886 - 1887.
Alderman of the City of Brooklyn 1858 and re-elected 1863/1864/1865/1868 and 1869. In 1865 he was President of the Board of Aldermen.
Appointed to represent the City of Brooklyn at the wake of President Abraham Lincoln in New York City.
Registrar of Arrears for Brooklyn in 1875.
President of Hamilton Fire Insurance Company for twenty-five years.
Member of Sands Street Methodist Church from 1850 until his death.
Children of Daniel Darling7 and Sarah (Titus) Whitney:
i. Phebe Anna8 Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1846, 50 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY; d. 18 Dec 1862, 10 Poplar Street, Brooklyn, NY; bur. Fountain Hill Cemetery, Woodbury, L.I., NY. ii. Elizabeth Titus Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1849, 34 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY; m. 28 June 1871, 10 Poplar Street, Brooklyn, NY, Harvey Augustus Eames, son of David Fay and Sarah Taft (Whitney) Eames, of Upton, MA, born 7 Feb 1845, Grafton, MA. He was a grandson of Moses Whitney. iii. Gerald Whitney, b. 18 Nov 1851, 34 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY; m. Mary E. Phillips. iv. Daniel Darling Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1854, 34 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY; m. Anna G. Simpson.
Children of Daniel Darling7 and Henrietta (Titus) Whitney, if any, unknown.
307 373 Daniel D. Whiting 31 M - Grocer N.Y. Sarah " 28 F - N.Y. Ann " 4 F - N.Y. Elizabeth " 1 F - N.Y. Maria Cosgrove 19 F - Ireland
336 Frame $400 431 Whitney, Daniel 36 M - - Queens Co. 1 - 16 Grocer 1 - - - - 1 - Sarah 31 F - Wife do 1 - 10 None - - - - - - - Anna 9 F - Chil Kings Co. - - 9 - - - - - - - - Elizabeth 6 F - Do do - - 6 - - - - - - - - Gerald 3 M - Do do - - 3 - - - - - - - - Daniel 1 M - Do do - - 1 - - - - - - - - Brennen, Margaret 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - 2 Servant - - 1 - R - -
135 246 Daniel Whitney 41 M - Grocery $10000 $10000 New York Sarah " 37 F - Do Annie " 14 F - Do Attended school Lizzie " 12 F - Do Attended school Gerold " 9 M - Do Attended school Daniel Whitney 6 M - New York Hannah Gaylor 26 F - Servant Ireland
535 1021 Whitney, Daniel D. 51 M W Grocer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah F. 47 F W Keeping House New York -----, Lizzie 21 F W New York -----, Gerald 18 M W Clerk New York -----, Danl. D. Jr. 16 M W New York Attended school Connoughton, Mary 45 F W Servant Ireland Parents foreign born
10 Poplar St. 77 Brick $11000 123 Daniel D. Whitney 56 M - ---- Queens m Wholesale Grocer - 1 - - 1 - Sarah T. Whitney 53 F - Wife do m - Harvey A. Eames 30 M - ---- Mass. m Straw Goods N.Y.C. 1 - - - - Lizzie W. Eames 26 F - Wife Kings m - Gerald Whitney 23 M - Son do s Clerk Dry Goods N.Y.C. 1 - - - - Daniel D. Whitney 21 M - Son do s Clerk Yankee Notions N.Y.C. 1 - - - - Ann Johnston 29 F - Srvt Ireland s Domestic Servant - - - - - R
Daniel D. WHITNEY 61 Self M M W NY. Grocer NY. NY. Sarah T. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W NY. Keeps House CT. NY. Danield D. WHITNEY 25 Son M S W NY. Lawyer NY. NY. Harvy A. EAMES 35 SonL M W W MA. Straw Maufr. MA. MA. Kate CLANCY 38 Othe F S W WI. Servant IRE. IRE.
63 173 Whitney, Daniel D. Head W M Jan 1899 81 mar 7 New York New York New York Fire Insurance, Owns free house -----, Henrietta Wife W F May 1841 59 mar 7 0ch 0liv New York New York New York Haase, Emmer Srvt W F Apr 1878 22 sgl Germany Germany Germany Servant, Immig. 1897
- 1910, 10 Poplar Street, Brooklyn Ward 1, Kings Co., NY:
62 113 Whitney, Daniel Head M W 91 m17 New York New York New York Proprietor grocery store, Owns free house -----, Henrietta T. Wife F W 70 m17 0ch 0lv New York New York New York None Haas, Emma Srvt F W 30 sgl Germany Germany Germany Cook, Immigrated 1896
- 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), pp. 720-721 and p. 1531.