Henry Whitney (1812-1856)

Henry Whitney, of New Haven, Connecticut

He was born at 25 Pearl Street, New York City. He graduated from Yale College (1830) and seven years later settled with his wife at New Haven, Connecticut. He lived for a year at Maple Cottage on Trumbull Street until the fine mansion which he built for himself on Whitney Avenue (afterwards occupied by his son Stephen) was completed. He married twice: (1) In 1835 to Hannah Eugenia Lawrence (1815-1844), and they had five children (2) In 1850, to Maria Lucy Fitch, and they had two children. After he died, his widow married Nathan Adolphus Baldwin, of Milford, Connecticut.