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Stephen Whitney

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Birthplace: Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in New York, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Kings, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Henry Whitney and Eunice Clark
Husband of Harriet Whitney
Father of Samuel Suydam Whitney; Emeline Dore; John Currie Whitney; Mary Phoenix; Henry Whitney and 4 others
Brother of William Clark Whitney; Josiah Whitney; Isaac Whitney; Sheldon Whitney; Henry Whitney and 2 others

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About Stephen Whitney

Summary

Stephen Whitney (1776–1860) was one of the wealthiest merchants in New York City in the first half of the 19th century. His fortune was considered second only to that of John Jacob Astor. As a prominent citizen of the rapidly growing city, he helped to build some of its institutions, including the Merchants' Exchange Building, the first permanent home of the New York stock exchange.

Children of Stephen Whitney and Harriet Suydam

  • Samuel Suydam Whitney, b. 26 Nov 1804
  • Emeline Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1806
  • John Currie Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1808
  • Mary Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1810
  • Henry Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1812
  • Stephen Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1814
  • William Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1816
  • Edward Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1818
  • Caroline Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1823

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Sources

  • Baldwin, Charles C. The Baldwin Genealogy, from 1500 to 1881. 1881; pg.. 608.
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Stephen Whitney's Timeline

1776
September 4, 1776
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1803
1803
Age 26
1804
1804
Age 27
1806
June 7, 1806
Age 29
1808
June 5, 1808
Age 31
1810
1810
Age 33
1812
August 23, 1812
Age 35
New York, United States
1814
1814
Age 37
1816
July 6, 1816
Age 39
1818
1818
Age 41