Henry C. Whitenack

10 November 1767–14 November 1848 (Age 81)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Henry C.

When Henry C. Whitenack was born on 10 November 1767, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Andreas Whitenack, was 24 and his mother, Catalyne Waldron, was 33. He married Eva Terhune about 1791, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 14 November 1848, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry C. Whitenack
1767–1848
Eva Terhune
1771–1816
Marriage: about 1791
Margaret Whiteneck
1792–1877
Stephen Whitenack
1794–1838
Andrise Whitenack
1793–
Marregrita Whitenack
1794–
Catherine Whitenack
1804–1875
Mary Elizabeth Whiteneck
1811–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1791
New Jersey, United States
children

(6)

    Female1792–1877Female

    Andrise Whitenack

    Female1793–Female

    Stephen Whitenack

    Male1794–1838Male

    Marregrita Whitenack

    Female1794–Female

    Catherine Whitenack

    Female1804–1875Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 8

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1789

Age 22

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an Americanized form of German Weidknecht ( see Whitenight ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Whiteneck in entry for Allin Rains and Margaret Whiteneck, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Hendrick Whitenack in entry for Margret Whitenack, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Henry Whitenack, "Find A Grave Index"

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