Family:Whitney, Eliakim S. (1858-1922)

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Eliakim S. Whitney (Hiram, Eli, James), son of Hiram and Anna (Fredenburgh) Whitney, was born 18 Jan 1858, Shandaken, NY, and died 30 Apr 1922, Kingston, NY.

He married, 18 Jun 1879, Kingston, NY, Jennie V. K. Beekman, daughter of Thomas and Nellie Catherine (Van Keuren) Beekman of Kingston, NY. She was born 7 Jun 1857, Kingston, NY, and died 27 Aug 1914, Kingston, NY.

In 1896, E. S. Whitney had charge of the Whitney business interests started by his father in Shandaken.[1]

He was a merchant and chair manufacturer, director of the National Ulster County Bank, of which he was the largest stockholder. He left an estate of approximately $100,000.

Children of Eliakim S. and Jennie V. K. (Beekman) Whitney:

i. Nellie B. Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1882, Shandaken, NY; d. 3 May 1883, Shandaken, NY.
ii. Eliakim Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1886, Shandaken, NY; d. 25 Apr 1886, Shandaken, NY.


Eliakim S. WHITNEY 22 Self M M W NEW YORK Clerk In Store NY NY Jesmie V.K. WHITNEY 22 Wife F M W NEW YORK Keeping House NY NY


1.^  Mailing List:1996-12-26 03, Hiram Whitney, Ulster Cty,NY, by Marion Whitney Leska Martin, citing Commemorative Biographical Record - Ulster County, New York - Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Early Settled Families (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1896).

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