Family:Whitney, John Fletcher (1852-1916)

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John Fletcher8 Whitney (John Clawson7, Daniel6, Darling5, Daniel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of John Clawson7 and Catharine (Webb) Whitney, was born 26 Feb 1852, 107 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, NY, and died 16 Jan 1916, Brooklyn, NY.[1] He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[2]

He married, 10 Oct 1877, Brooklyn, NY, Florence Lucinda Onion, daughter of William H. and Mary (Bliss) Onion.[3] She was born Apr 1857, NY, and died Oct 1932, Brooklyn, NY. She was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[4]

He was a merchant; was in business at 20 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, in Sep 1877, with his uncle and cousin.

Children of John Fletcher8 and Florence Lucinda (Onion) Whitney:

i. Howard Fletcher9 Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1878, NY; d. 25 Mar 1947, New York, NY, aged 68 years;[5] bur. Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY;[6] m. ca. 1905, Lillian Phoebe Keck, b. 5 Jun 1883, New York, NY, dau. of Christian and Ida (Martin) Keck.
ii. Ralph M. Whitney, b. Nov 1881, NY; d. Jan 1901; bur. Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[7]

Census

Fletcher WHITNEY 28 Self M M W NY Grocer NY NY Florence WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA MA Howard F. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NY At Home NY NY Nellie NEARY 20 Othe F S W NY Domestic IRE IRE Lizzie KANE 16 Othe F S W NY Domestic IRE IRE

  • 1892 State, 178 Halsey St., Brooklyn Ward 23, Kings Co., NY, p. 9:

Fletcher Whitney M 40 - U.S. C. Grocer Florence L. Whitney F 34 - " C. Howard F. Whitney M 13 - " C. Ralph M. Whitney M 10 - " C.

125 161 Whitney, Fletcher Head W M Feb 1852 48 mar 22 New York New York New York Wholesale grocer, Owns free house -----, Florence Wife W F Apr 1857 43 mar 22 2ch 2liv New York Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Howard Son W M Aug 1878 21 sgl New York New York New York Clerk, bank -----, Ralph M. Son W M Nov 1881 18 sgl New York New York New York Clerk, silk Mumford, Jane Srvt B F Jun 1844 55 wid 3ch 1liv New York Virginia Virginia Servant

  • 1905 State, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, p. 34:

386 Whitney, Fletcher Head W M 50 United States Cit. Grocer Emp. -----, Florence Srvt W F 45 United States Cit. Housework x Mumford, Jane R. Srvt B F 58 United States Cit. Sevant W.

  • 1910, 386 Hancock St., Brooklyn Ward 23, Kings Co., NY, p. 3B:

42 61 Whitney, Fletcher Head M W 58 mar1 32 New York New York New York Wholesale merchant groceries Emp., Rents house -----, Florence L. Wife F W 53 mar1 32 3ch 1liv New York Massachusetts Massachusetts None Onion, Mary A. MiL F W 76 wid 4ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Own income Willard, Elizabeth A. Nurs F W 50 sgl New York Massachusetts Massachusetts Nurse invalid, W. Joe, Emma Srvt F W 19 sgl Ger. German Ger. German Ger. German Servant private family, W.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, at FamilySearch.org.

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

3.^  New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230702, Florence L. Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230738, Howard F. Whitney.

6.^  New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230803, Ralph M. Whitney.


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