Caroline Andrews

7 October 1819–
Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Caroline

Caroline Andrews was born on 7 October 1819, in Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States. She married Joel Newbury Whitney on 30 October 1838, in Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in Enfield, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Newbury Whitney
1808–
Caroline Andrews
1819–
Marriage: 30 October 1838
Sarah Whitney
1840–1840
Marvin Whitney
1842–1842
Almina Nichols Whitney
1844–
Charles Joel Whitney
1850–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1838
Orange, New York, United States
children

(4)

    Sarah Whitney

    Female1840–1840Female

    Marvin Whitney

    Male1842–1842Male

    Almina Nichols Whitney

    Female1844–Female

    Male1850–1916Male

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 44

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Whitney in household of Joel N Whitney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caroline Whitney in household of Joel N Whitney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Whitney in household of Joel N Whitney, "United States Census, 1860"

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