Family:Whitney, John Clawson (1817-1877)

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John Clawson7 Whitney (Daniel6, Darling5, Daniel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Daniel6 and Nancy (Valentine) Whitney, was born 31 May 1817, Orange Co., NY, and died 9 Aug 1877, 7 Willow Street, Brooklyn, NY. He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[1]

He married, 2 Mar 1846, Suffolk Street, corner of Stanton, New York, NY, Catharine Webb, daughter of Charles and Abigail (-----) Webb. She was born 26 Aug 1822, Greenwich Street, New York, NY, and died after Aug 1877. She was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[2]

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a merchant . . . . In 1877, he and his brother Daniel were in business together, as wholesale grocers, at 20 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, N.Y."

Children of John Clawson7 and Catharine (Webb) Whitney:

i. Emma Jane8 Whitney, b. 31 Jan 1847, 53 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY; d. Jan 1897; bur. Green-Wood Cenetery, Brooklyn, NY;[3] unmarried.
ii. Melvin Clawson Whitney, b. 26 May 1849, 53 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY, d. 16 Dec 1849, Brooklyn, NY; bur. Fountain Hill Cemetery, Woodbury, NY.[4]
iii. John Fletcher Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1852, 107 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, NY; m. Florence Lucinda Onion.
iv. Edwin Dudley Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1856, 32 Pineapple Street, Brooklyn, NY; d. 18 Nov 1884, Minneapolis, MN.[5]
v. Walter Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1861, 7 Willow Street, Brooklyn, NY; d. Dec 1881; bur. Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[6]

Census

306 371 Henry Shackerly 40 M - Leather Dealer N.Y. Catherine S. " 33 F - N.J. Isaac " 10 M - N.J. Attended school Hetty L. " 2 F - N.Y. Elizabeth " 81 F - N.J. Mary Farley 53 F - N.J. Julia Grady 20 F - Ireland 372 John C. Whiting 33 M - Grocer N.Y. Catherine W. " 28 F - N.Y. Emma J. " 3 F - N.Y. Mary Mahon 20 F - Ireland

259 Brick $4000 410 John C. Whitney 38 M - - Green Co. 1 - 15 Grocer 1 - - - - 1 - Cathrine Whitney 32 F - Wife N.Y. Co. 1 - 9 - - - - - - - - Emma J. Whitney 8 F - Chld Kings Co. - - 8 - - - - - - - - John F. Whitney 3 M - Chld Kings Co. - - 3 - - - - - - - - Bridget Moon 28 F - Srvt Ireland - - 5 - - - 1 - R - -

275 394 John Whitney 43 M - Grocery $25000 $2500 New York Catherine 38 F - Do Emma 13 F - Do Attended school John 9 M - Do Attended school Edwin 4 M - Do Mary Mooney 21 F - Servant Ireland

607 1114 Espenshied, Nich. 45 M W Hatter $14000 $1500 Darmstadt Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Cornelia 43 F W Keeping House New York -----, Clara 14 F W Do Father foreign born -----, Cornelia 12 F W New York Father foreign born -----, Louisa 12 F W Do Father foreign born -----, Nicholas 10 M W New York Father foreign born -----, Augusta 8 F W New York Father foreign born Murray, Ellen 30 F W Servant Ireland Parents foreign born McGill, Margt. 18 F W Do Do Parents foreign born Whitney, John C. 53 M W Grocer $14000 $25000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 48 F W Keeping House New York -----, Emma J. 23 F W New York -----, John F. 18 M W Do -----, Edwin D. 14 M W New York Attended school -----, Walter 9 M W Do Attended school

Catharine WHITNEY 57 Self F W W NY Keeping House NY NY Edwin D. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W NY Clerk In Store NY NY Walter E. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W NY Clerk In Store NY NY Emma J. WHITNEY 33 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY Lizzie CREIG 20 Othe F S W NY Servant NY NY

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230756, John C. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230647, Catherine W. Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230684, Emma J. Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #50591506, Melvin C. Whitney.

5.^  Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230833, Walter W. Whitney.


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