Family:Whitney, John Henry Ellsworth (1840-1891)
John Henry Ellsworth7 Whitney (Isaac Lounsbury6, Elias5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Isaac Lounsbury6 and Mary Ann (Stackhouse) Whitney, was born 30 Jul 1840, 94 Suffolk Street, New York, NY, and died 22 Nov 1891, New York, NY.
He married, 2 Jan 1865, Lyons, NY, Emily Louisa Calhoun, daughter of Admiral Nelson and Sarah Maria (Martin) Calhoun, grandaughter of Enoch Martin of Brockport, NY. She was born 10 Nov 1841, Lyons, NY, and died after 1 Mar 1893.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . an engraver on wood . . . . They dwelt at Brooklyn, N.Y., till 1 June 1870; and then settled at Chappaqua, N.Y., where they were living in 1875. He enlisted, 19 Ap. 1861, as a private in Co. B, 9th Reg., N.Y. Volunteers, known as "Hawkins' Zouaves"; was soon promoted to the grade of corporal; and, 1 Aug. 1861, reached that of sergeant. He was severely wounded in the left hip, 17 Sept. 1862, at the battle of Antietam; was still in hospital when the regiment was mustered out, in May 1863; and reached home 12 June 1863. He was chosen captain of Co. B, 1st Reg., N. G. S. N. Y., which was organized by members of the old Hawkins' Zouaves; but was forced to resign by ill health occasioned by his wound. In May 1866, he published a volume of two hundred and sixteen pages, entitled The Hawkins Zouaves: (Ninth N. Y. V.) Their Battles and Marches."
Child of John Henry Ellsworth7 and Emily Louisa (Calhoun) Whitney:
i. Ulysses John8 Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1865, Newark, NJ; d. 18 Jul 1866, 218 Adelphi Street, Brooklyn, NY; bur. Ocean Hill, Greenwood Cemetery.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, New Castle, Westchester Co., NY:
341 370 Whitney, John 29 M W Engraver Wood $2600 $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Emily L. 28 F W Keeping House New York
John H. E. WHITNEY 39 Self M M W NY Engraver Harpers Mag NY NY Emily L. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY CT Annie O BRIEN 11 Othe F S W NY Works In Kitchen IRE IRE
278 349 Hicks, Alonzo N. Head W M Mar 1841 59 mar 34 Vermont New Hampshire Vermont Carpenter, Owns mortgaged house -----, Frances M. Wife W F Jun 1848 51 mar 34 3ch 0liv New York Connecticut New York Boarding House Whitney, Emily L. Brdr W F Nov 1841 58 wid 1ch 1liv New York New York New York Boarding House Hutchings, Clara L. Brdr W F Jul 1860 39 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Proof Reader -----, Mary L. Brdr W F Aug 1863 36 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Proof Reader Hickson, Louise Brdr W F Sep 1834 65 sgl England England England Immig. 1836 Kane, Della M. Srvt W F Jun 1872 27 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Waitress, Immig. 1882 Sheehan, Katie Srvt W F Oct 1876 23 sgl Massachusetts Ireland Ireland Servant McNamara, Bridget Srvt W F May 1845 55 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Laundress, Immig. 1879 Gundrum, Sophie Srvt W F Oct 1876 23 sgl Germany Germany Germany Cook (Boarding House), Immig. 1891
- Census records.
- 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), p. 866 and p. 1758.
- J. H. E. Whitney, The Hawkins Zouaves: (Ninth N. Y. V.) Their Battles and Marches (New York: The author, 1866) on Google Books.