Family:Whitney, William (1821-1889)

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William6 Whitney (Archibald5, Henry4, Josiah3, John2, Henry1), son of Archibald5 and Nancy (Brower) Whitney, was born 16 Dec 1821, New York, NY, and died 27 Dec 1889, Smith's Parish, Bermuda, aged 68 years.

He married, 27 Jan 1875, St. Mark's Church, Smith's Parish, Bermuda, Frances Mary Hill, daughter of John and Adri Anna (Gilbert) Hill. She was born 6 Oct 1829, Bermuda, and died after Aug 1875.

Phoenix says the following:

"William Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1821, New York, NY; appointed, 10 Dec. 1872, deputy-consul for the United States, at Bermuda, and was officially recognized by the Colonial Government, 28 March 1873; married, 27 Jan. 1875, at St. Mark's Church, Smith's Parish, Bermuda, by the Rev. George Tucker, rector of Hamilton, assisted by the Rev. James H. Eames, D. D., rector of St. Paul's Church, Concord, NH, to Frances Mary Hill, dau. of the late John and Adri Anna (Gilbert) Hill, of the Islands of Bermudas, where she was born, 6 Oct. 1829. Their home, in Aug. 1875, was Mont Glare, a charming spot, on the shore of Harrington Sound, Bermuda, though his legal residence was at Birmingham, CT. Mrs. Eames devotes a page of her Letters from Bermuda, to Mr. Whitney's wedding, and bears testimony to his exceeding kindness and attention to Americans who visit the Islands.


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