Family:Whitney, Richard Jennings (1821-1885)

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Richard Jennings7 Whitney (Joel6, Abijah5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Joel6 and Mary Ann (Jennings) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1821, NY, and died 27 Feb 1885, Brooklyn, NY. He was buried Cypress Hill Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

He married, 7 Nov 1841, Newburgh, NY, Margaret Elder, daughter of Stewart and Elizabeth (Gordon) Elder. She was born 25 Nov 1817, and died 22 Feb 1885, Brooklyn, NY. She is buried Cypress Hill Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

He was a cabinet-maker, settled at Brooklyn, NY, and was living there in Dec 1875.

Children of Richard Jennings7 and Margaret (Elder) Whitney:

i. Stewart Elder8 Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1842, NY; d. 18 Apr 1916; m. 7 Apr 1862, Cecelia C. Hall.
ii. Lily A. Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1845, NY; d. 20 May 1884; m. 10 Jan 1863, Gorham B. Kalley.
iii. Jennings N. Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1847, NY; d. 12 Dec 1898, New York, NY; m. 20 Aug 1883, Annie Schuyler.
iv. William W. Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1856, Brooklyn, NY; d. 25 Dec 1917; m. 5 Sep 1886, Frances O. Hebberson.

Census

265 Brick $5500 265 Richard J. Whitney 39 M - - New York 1 - 9 Cabinetmaker 1 - - - - 1 - Margaret Whitney 35 F - Wife New York 1 - 9 - 1 - - - - - - Stewart Whitney 13 M - Son New Burgh, N.Y. S - 9 - 1 - - - - - - Lilly Whitney 10 F - Dau New York S - 9 - 1 - - - - - - Jennings Whitney 8 M - - Kings S - 8 - 1 - - - - - - Joel Whitney 66 M - Fath New York - 1 - Cabinett Maker 1 - - - - - - Elizabeth Hamilton 46 F - Wife Ireland - 1 8 None - - 1 - - - - John Hamilton 21 M - Son Mass. S - 8 Fruit Store 1 - - - - - - Alexander Hamilton 11 M - Son New Jersey S - 8 - 1 - - - - - -

236 222 Elizabeth Napoleon 25 F - Ireland John Henry 25 M - Plummer Scotland 223 Richard Jenning Whitman 40 M - Cabinetmaker N. York Margaret " 38 F - do Steward " 16 M - do Lilley " 14 F - do Jennings " 12 M - do Attended school Willie " 3 M - Brooklyn Frederick Knapp 21 M - Clerk N. York 224 John Sares Grey 60 M - Agent $600 Ireland Elisa M. " 48 F - do Elieia C. " 19 F - do Arthur H. " 18 F - do David H. " 14 M - do

208 375 Walton, Robt. W. 22 M W Druggists Clerk Dominion Canada Parents foreign born Brown, Mervin H. 18 M W " Ohio Mother foreign born 376 McNally, Margaret 28 F W Dress maker $500 Dominion Canada Parents foreign born -----, Rose 24 F W " " Parents foreign born -----, Catherine 20 F W " " Parents foreign born -----, Sarah 16 F W " " Parents foreign born, Attended school 377 Gladwin, T. Frank 32 M W Wh. dry goods work $800 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 30 F W Keeping house N. York Mother foreign born -----, Edgar F. 8 M W " Attended school -----, Nellie 3 F W " Geldert, Ida 14 F W Domestic servant Nova Scotia Parents foreign born 378 Whitney, Richard J. 52 M W Journeyman cabinet mkr $1000 N. York Male citizen over 21 -----, Margaret 50 F W Keeping house " Parents foreign born -----, Jennings 22 M W Journeyman painter " Male citizen over 21 -----, Wm. W. 14 M W At school " Attended school

265 372 Heewitt, James 29 M W Machinist $200 Montreal Parents foreign born ... 373 McCann, Edward 54 M W Marble Cutter Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 ... 374 Lant, William F. 27 M W Upholsterer $500 Texas Male citizen over 21 ... 375 Whitney, Stuart E. 26 M W Book Keeper $500 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Cecilia C. 23 F W Keeping house N.Y. -----, Cecilia Jr. 3 F W At home N.Y. -----, Richard 1 M W At home N.Y.

Richard J. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W NY Carpenter NY NY Margaret WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W NY Keeping House IRE IRE William WHITNEY 22 Son M S W NY Ink Dealer NY NY

Stewart WHITNEY 37 Self M M W NY Wicknel NY NY Celia WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W NY NY NY Celia WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY Edith WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W NY NY NY

  • 1880, son Jennings not found.

References

  • Census records.

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