Way, Henry

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Birth

Henry was was born at Knox at February 15, 1839, the son of William Way (1802 - 1881) in Knox, Albany Co., N.Y. Age at death: 79 est. and Maria Stevens (1823 in Knox, Albany Co., N.Y. - 1875 in Knox, Albany Co., N.Y.) Age at death: 52 est. William was the son of Joshua Way and Elizabeth Stevens. Maria was the daughter of Simeon Stephens and Elizabeth McDonald[1]. His sibling were:[2]

  • Cornelius Way b: Abt. 1841
  • Dorcas Way b: Abt. 1844 in Knox, Albany Co., N.Y. d: Dec 03, 1859 in Knox, Albany Co., N.Y. Age at death: 15 est.
  • Ezra Way b: Abt. 1846
  • Eliza Way b: Abt. 1849
  • Alice Way b: Abt. 1854

Occupation

He was a farmer

Military Service

A Civil War card[3] mentions Wagoner as a possible last name.

Residence: Knox, NY
Enlistment Date: 11 Sept 1864
Enlistment Place:
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 15th Infantry
Company:
Muster Out Date: December 1864
Muster Out Place:
Additional Remarks: Enlisted for the term of 3 months
Sources Used: 1865 census, Knox, Albany Co., NY

Death

Knox - High Point Cemetery - Henry Way Feb. 15, 1839 Nov. 30, 1900

Henry Way died November 30, 1900 and was buried in Knox - High Point Cemetery - Henry Way Feb. 15, 1839 Nov. 30, 1900

Web: New York, Find A Grave Index, 1660-2012 about Henry Way
Name: Henry Way
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1839
Age at Death: 61
Death Date: 30 Nov 1900
Burial Place: Altamont, Albany County, New York, USA
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/
Birth: Feb. 15, 1839
Death: Nov. 30, 1900
New York, USA
Burial:
High Point Cemetery
Altamont
Albany County
New York, USA

Web: BillionGraves.com Burial Index about Henry Way[4]
Name: Henry Way
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1839
Age at Death: 61
Death Date: 30 Nov 1900
Cemetery: High Point Cemetery
Burial Place: Altamont, Albany, New York, United States
URL: http://billiongraves.com/

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

[Note: The Henry Way who enlisted in Utica has a home town of Frankfort, NY on his application. Henry of Knox has a Civil War marker by his grave, but no record that I can find.]

U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 about Henry Way[4]
Name: Henry Way
Residence: Knox, Albany, New York
Class: 1
Congressional District: 14th
Age on 1 July 1863: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Race: White
Marital Status: Unmarried (Single)
Place of Birth: New York

Additional information needs to be found.

Census Results

1850 United States Federal Census about Henry Way[4]

Name: Henry Way
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 324
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm Way 47
Maria Way 37
Harvey Way 13
Henry Way 11
Cornelius Way 9
Dorcas Way 6
Ezra Way 4
Eliza Way 1

Henry Way in household of Maria Way, "New York, State Census, 1855"[5]

Name: Henry Way
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1855
Event Place: E.D. 1, Knox, Albany, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Relationship to Head of Household: Child
Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
Family Number: 59
Line Number: 2
Page:
GS Film number: 521923
Digital Folder Number: 005207098
Image Number: 00327
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Wife Maria Way F 32
Child Henry Way M 16
Child Cornelius Way M 14
Child Dorcas Way F 11
Child Ezra Way M 9
Child Eliza Way F 6
Child Alice Way F 0
Father-in-law Simeon Stephens M 75

1860 United States Federal Census about Henry Way[4]

Name: Henry Way
Age in 1860: 21
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: West
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
William Way 57
Maria Way 45
Henry Way 21
Cornelius Way 19
Ezra Way 14
Eliza Way 11
Ellis Way 5

1870 United States Federal Census about Henry Way[4]

Name: Henry Way
Age in 1870: 31
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: Knox, Albany, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: East Berne
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm Way 68
Mariah Way 52
Harvey Way 33
Henry Way 31
Ezra Way 22
Eliza Way 21
Alice Way 15
Martha F Way 2/12

1900 United States Federal Census about Henry Way[4]

Name: Henry Way
[Henry Why]
Age: 61
Birth Date: Feb 1839
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1900: Knox, Albany, New York
[Albany]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Uncle
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Household Members:
Name Age
Nicolas Secor 39
Adelia Secor 30
Luella Secor 11
Henry Way 61
Eliza Way 89
Patrick J Mullen 43

Additional Media

Sources

  1. www.BerneHistory.com Family Files
  2. Ancestry.com NYSCHOHA-L Archives
  3. www.Fold3.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 www.Ancestry.com
  5. www.FamilySearch.com