Mary (Whitney) Phoenix (1810-1876)
Mrs Mary (Whitney) Phoenix
She was the daughter of one of New York's first multi-millionaires, said to be second only in wealth to the Astors. Her husband was also a very wealthy man who died leaving a fortune of some $250,000. In 1864, she purchased Glenwood in Hudson as a summer home for and her talented son, S. Whitney Phoenix. She was married to Congressman Jonas P. Phoenix and they were the parents of seven children.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 12/01/2020 and last updated on 29/08/2021.