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
Eva Terhune
Marriage: about 1791
Margaret Whiteneck
Stephen Whitenack
Andrise Whitenack
Marregrita Whitenack
Catherine Whitenack
Mary Elizabeth Whiteneck

Spouse and Children

about 1791
New Jersey, United States



    Andrise Whitenack


    Stephen Whitenack


    Marregrita Whitenack


    Catherine Whitenack


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

Age 9

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

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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