Family: Kernochan, Joseph Frederic / Whitney, Mary Stuart (F27375)

m. 15 Apr 1869


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  • Kernochan, Joseph FredericFather | Male
    Kernochan, Joseph Frederic

    Born  8 Dec 1842  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Aug 1929  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  15 Apr 1869  [1, 2]  New York City, New York, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Whitney, Mary StuartMother | Female
    Whitney, Mary Stuart

    Born  27 May 1849  Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Aug 1922  Bernardsville, Somerset, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Whitney, William | F27331 Group Sheet 
    Mother  McVickar, Mary Stuart | F27331 Group Sheet 

    Kernochan, EwerettaChild 1 | Female
    Kernochan, Eweretta

    Born  14 Mar 1870  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 May 1954   
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Kernochan, WilliamChild 2 | Male
    Kernochan, William

    Born  16 Jun 1873   
    Died  19 Aug 1875   
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Kernochan, FredericChild 3 | Male
    + Kernochan, Frederic

    Born  12 Aug 1876  Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jan 1937  Tuxedo Park, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Howland, Elizabeth Laurence | F27463 
    Married  18 Jan 1910  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Kernochan, Mary Stuart WhitneyChild 4 | Female
    Kernochan, Mary Stuart Whitney

    Born  2 Jun 1880  New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Nov 1967   
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Smith, Courtland | F27406 
    Married  8 Feb 1929  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Kernochan, WhitneyChild 5 | Male
    Kernochan, Whitney

    Born  29 Dec 1884  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Apr 1969  Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Gaynor, Helen | F27382 
    Married  21 Jan 1921  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 6 Oct 2021.
      Memorial ID 109891558
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/109891558

      Joseph Frederic Kernochan
      Birth 8 Dec 1842
      New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
      Death 17 Aug 1929 (aged 86)
      Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
      Burial
      Green-Wood Cemetery
      Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
      Plot 9, 98

      A Yale Man

      Joseph Frederic Kernochan, B.A. 1863.
      Born December 8, 1842, in New York City.
      Died August 17, 1929, in New York City.

      Father, Joseph Kernochan, a dry goods merchant; born in Scotland and came to America in 1790; son of William and Esther Kernochan.

      Mother, Margaret (Seymour) Kernochan; daughter of William Seymour. Nephew: Edward L. Kernochan, '91.

      Prepared for college at the school of Aaron N. Skinner in New Haven and by private tutors, Addison VanName, '58, and Cyrus Northrop, '57. Third prize in English composition Sophomore year; dissertation appointment Junior year; first dispute appointment Senior year; member Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Skull and Bones, and Phi Beta Kappa. LL.B Columbia 1865; admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of New York County in May, 1865; then traveled abroad for a year and a half; in law office of Abraham R. Lawrence in New York City 1867-69; in partnership with his brother, Francis E. Kernochan, '61, under firm name of F. E. & J. F* Kernochan in New York 1869-1873; had since practiced independently, making a specialty of testamentary law.

      President of Arminius Chemical Company 1898-1918; director of Lawyers' Title Company and of the Stephen Whitney Estate Company 1909-1929; president of New York Free Circulating Library (now absorbed by New York Public Library) 1893-1901; charter member of Association of the Bar of the City of New York 1869; warden of All Saints Memorial Church, Navesink, N. J , 18 84-1904; member of vestry of Grace Episcopal Church, New York City, since 1887 and senior warden since 1905; secretary of Class of 1863 since 1923 and also Class agent for the Alumni Fund.

      Married April 15, 1869, in New York City, Mary Stuart, daughter of William and Mary Stuart (McVickar) Whitney.

      Children Eweretta; William (died in childhood); Frederic, '98; Mary Stuart Whitney (Mrs. Courtland Smith); and Whitney, '07

      Mrs. Kernochan died August 11, 1922. Death due to a stroke of paralysis. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn Survived by two sons, two daughters, and two grandchildren.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S2662] The Duyckinck and allied families : being a record of the descendants of Evert Duyckink who settled in New Amsterdam, now New York, in 1638, Whitehead Cornell Duyckinck & John Cornell, (Tobias A. Wright), 61, 84-85 (Reliability: 2), 10 Oct 2021.
      473 Mary Stuart8 McVickar, of Eweretta,7 Ann,6 Ann,5 Belitje,4 Anna,3 Belitje,2 Evert,1 b. Jan. 6, 1817; m. Nov. 8, 1843, William Whitney. Children (Whitney):

      . . .

      892 Mary Stuart, b. May 27, 1849; m. April 15, 1869, Joseph Frederick Kernochan.

      . . .

      892 Mary Stuart9 Whitney, of Mary,8 Eweretta,7 Ann,6 Ann,5 Belitje,4 Anna,3 Belitje,2 Evert,1 m. April 15, 1869, Joseph Frederick Kernochan. Children (Kernochan):

      1207 Eweretta.

      1208 Frederick.

      1209 Mary S. W.

      1210 Whitney.



      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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