Family:Whitney, William Hawkins (1839-1915)

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William Hawkins7 Whitney (Richard6, Richard5, Richard4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Richard6 and Adeline (Jones) Whitney, was born 16 Mar 1839, Chautauqua, NY, and died 1915. He was buried in Bemus Point Cemetery, Ellery, NY.

He married, 11 Nov 1866, Ellery, NY, Helen Mar Copp, daughter of Edward and Jane Miles (Bemus) Copp. She was born 31 May 1842, Ellery Centre, in Ellery, NY, and died early 1900. She was buried in Bemus Point Cemetery, Ellery, NY.

He married secondly, about 1909, Mary L. -----. She was born about 1846, NY, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a dealer in real estate . . . . They lived in his father's house till 1862; and since that time, in Jamestown, or Mayville, N.Y.--at the latter place, in May 1874. He was then owner and commander of the steamboat "Col. Wm. Phillips," on Chautauqua Lake."

Children of William Hawkins7 and Helen Mar (Copp) Whitney:

i. Edward Copp8 Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1861, Ellery, NY; d. 30 Nov 1864, Ellery, NY, where he was buried in Bemus Point Cemetery.
ii. Verina Estelle Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1863, Chautauqua, NY; d. 1875. She was buried in Bemus Point Cemetery, Ellery, NY.
iii. George Richard Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1866, Jamestown, NY; living 1900; m. 30 Jun 1894, Rose E. Lott, b. Dec 1869, NY.

Census

469 496 Whitney, William H. 31 M W Druggist $10000 $5000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Helen 28 F W K. House $600 -- " -----, Venna 7 F W At Home " -----, Geo. R. 4 M W "

Wm. H. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W NY Steamboat Captain NY NY Hellen M. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeper Of House NY NY George R. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W NY School NY NY Cornelia COPP 31 SisL F S W WI Companion NY NY Lizzie SHUW 19 Othe F S W CAN School IRE IRE

Cornelia was Helen's sister.

91 91 Whitney, William H. Head W M Mar 1839 61 wid New York New York New York Owns mortgaged farm } Copp, Martin T. Prtn W M Jan 1841 59 sgl New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm } Anderson, Emma Srvt W F Den 1874 25 sgl Norway Norway Norway Domestic, imm. 1893 Reep, Anna Srvt W F Mar 1879 21 sgl Norway Norway Norway Domestic, imm. 1899 Ringdahl, Carl Srvt W M Nov 1874 25 sgl Norway Norway Norway Farm laborer, imm. 1893 Swenson, Knut Srvt W M --- 1874 26 sgl Norway Norway Norway Farm laborer, imm. 1889

Martin was Helen's brother.

112 132 Whitney, George R. Head W M Jan 1867 33 mar 6 New York New York New York Commission Merch., Rents house -----, Rose Wife W F Dec 1869 30 mar 6 2ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Harry Son W M Jul 1896 3 sgl New York New York New York -----, Verina Dau W F Apr 1899 1 sgl New York New York New York Weeks, Jennie Srvt W F Jun 1875 24 sgl New York New York England Servant

  • 1910, Carroll, Chautauqua Co., NY:

2 2 Whitney, William H. Head M W 71 m2 1 New York New York New York None -----, Mary L. Wife F W 64 m2 1 3ch 1lv New York England England Own Income, Owns free farm

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