Family:Whitney, Henry Martyn (1824-1904)

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Henry Martyn7 Whitney (Samuel6, John5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel6 and Mercy (Partridge) Whitney, was born 5 Jun 1824, Waimea, Kauai, Sandwich Islands, and died 17 Aug 1904, Honolulu, HI.

He married, 25 or 27 Jun 1849, Portsmouth, NH, Catharine Olivia March.[1] She was born 20 Oct 1822, Portsmouth, NH, and died 12 Feb 1896, Honolulu, HI.

He was a journalist and postmaster.

Children of Henry Martyn7 and Catharine Olivia (March) Whitney:

i. Henry Ely8 Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1850, HI;[2] d. 17 Jul 1883.
ii. Helen Brown Whitney, b. 1 May 1852; d. 17 Apr 1896, or 3 Apr 1910; m. Luke Chase Kelley.
iii. Henry Martin Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1856.
iv. James Newall Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1858, Honolulu, HI; d. 17 Apr 1861, Cambridge, MA, aged 2 years 5 months 26 days.[3]
v. Emma March Whitney, b. 6 Jan 1863, Honolulu, HI; d. 9 Jun 1943, Honolulu, HI; m. 7 Oct 1884, Honolulu, HI, William Whitmore Goodale.
vi. Albert James Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1865; d. 1869.
vii. Frederich Damon Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1867; d. 25 Dec 1897.

Census

  • 1850, Henry not found, probably in Sandwich Islands.
  • 1860, Henry not found, probably in Sandwich Islands.
  • 1870, Henry not found, probably in Sandwich Islands.
  • 1880, Henry not found, probably in Sandwich Islands.
  • 1900, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii Terr.:

250 321 Whitney, H. M. Head W M Jun 1825 74 wid Hawaii Hawaii New Hampshire Editor Caucasian -----, H. M. Jr Son W M Oct 1860 39 sgl Hawaii Hawaii New Hampshire Kelley, Hellen W. Dau W F May 1862 38 wid Hawaii Hawaii New Hampshire -----, Claria M. Dau W F May 1882 18 sgl Hawaii Hawaii New Hampshire -----, Gladys C. Dau W F --- ---- 12 sgl

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Henry M. Whitney & Catherine O. March, m. 25 Jun 1849, [Portsmouth,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Henry Ely [Whitney], s/o Henry M. & Cath. M., b. 30 Jun 1850, HI," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 148, page 57.


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