Warren, Henry Waterman

Warren, Henry Waterman[1]

Male 1838 - 1919  (80 years)

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  • Name Warren, Henry Waterman 
    Born 18 Mar 1838  Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Grad from 1865  New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Yale University 
    _UID A73B928AFD5B704EB62F8DCA9DD2F11FCFEA 
    Died 21 Feb 1919  Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Grove Cemetery 
    Notes 

    • [From Wheeler and Warren Families, 1892]
      Henry Waterman [Warren] was born in Auburn, MA, 18 March, 1838. He married 8 November, 1877, Dora L. Howe, daughter of Deacon William and Mary Ann (Jefferson) Howe of Holden, MA. He fitted for college at Williston Seminary, and entered Yale College in 1861, graduating with the class of 1865. He took an oration appointment at the junior examination and at commencement. After graduation he was, for six months, teacher in the public school of Nashville, TN; then, with a brother, he purchased a plantation in Leake County, Miss., where he resided for ten years. He was Probate Judge of Leake County in 1867, and was a member of the Constitutional Convention of Mississippi from that county in 1868. He represented the county in the Legislature in 1870 and 1871, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives the latter year, and was Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives for the four years subsequent. In 1873, he was appointed Levee Commissioner of the State. He was a delegate from Mississippi to the National Republican Convention at Chicago when General Grant was nominated for the Presidency, and again when Hayes was nominated at Cincinnati. He left Mississippi in the summer of 1876 to reside in Holden MA, where he still lives. He is a member of the firm of W. G. Warren's Sons tanners. He was a member of the MA House of Representatives in 1882 and 1885, and has served the town of Holden as a member of the Board of Selectmen, Overseers of the Poor and Town Treasurer. In politics he is a Republican.

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      Yale University - Obituary Record of Graduates
      Deceased during the year ending July 1, 1919.
      New Haven - Published by the University -- 1920
      (pg. 887)

      Henry Waterman Warren, B.A. 1865
      Born March 18, 1838, in Auburn, Mass.
      Died February 21, 1919, in Holden, Mass.

      Henry Waterman Warren, son of Waterman Goulding and Mary (Eddy) Warren, was born in Auburn, Mass., on March 18, 1838. Through his father, whose parents were Deacon Samuel Warren and Sally (Goulding) Warren, he was descended from John Warren, who came from Nayland, England, to Boston with Governor Winthrop in 1630. His mother was the daughter of Samuel and Lydia (Hart) Eddy. She was descended from Rev. William Eddy, of Crainbrook, Kent, England, who came to Plymouth in 1630.

      After attending the public school of Holden, Mass., Worcester Academy, the State Normal School at Westfield, Mass., and Williston Seminary, he entered the Sophomore class at Yale in 1862. He received oration appointments and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
      His first work after graduation was teaching in the public schools of Nashville, Tenn., but in the spring of 1866, with his brother, Berthier Warren, he purchased a plantation in Leake County, Miss., and there engaged in cotton planting. He remained in the South for ten years and during this period he took an active part in reconstruction. He served as chairman of the Board of Registration for Leake County under the Reconstruction Acts of Congress, and, in 1867, was appointed probate judge of the county. In that year he was also elected a member of the Constitutional Convention of the State. From 1870 to 1875 he was connected with the State Legislature, as chief clerk, member, or speaker of the House of Representatives. In 1873 he was appointed levee commissioner. in 1874, declining an appointment as chancellor for the Tenth Chancery District of the state, he accepted one as centennial commissioner, and on March 27, 1876, was appointed a member of the Centennial Board of Managers for the state. He was a delegate to two presidential Conventions: in 1868, at Chicago, when General Grant was first nominated; and in 1876, at Cincinnati, when Rutherford B. Hayes was nominated.

      In 1876 he returned to Holden, Mass., and actively engaged in the tanning business which four generations of his ancestors had carried on, and which at that time bore the firm name of W. G. Warren's Sons. He served for nine years as town treasurer, for seven years as member of the Board of Selectmen, and for two years as water commissioner, and in 1890 was elected to the Board of Overseers. In 1882 and 1885 he represented his district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He became president of the Worcester & Holden Street Railway in 1905 and served in that capacity for three years.

      Mr. Warren died of heart failure on February 21, 1919, at his home in Holden, after a brief illness. The interment was in Grove Cemetery in Holden.

      On November 8, 1877, he married Dora Louise, daughter of William and Mary Ann (Jefferson) Howe, who survives him with four children: William Howe (B.A. 1901); Blanche Louise (B.A. Smith 1904), who married Rev. Alfred E. Alton; Helen Goulding (B.A. Smith 1906); and Waterman Goulding (B.A. Dartmouth 1913).
    Person ID I70  McCall Roots
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 

    Father Warren, Waterman Goulding,   b. 16 May 1807, Ward, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1886, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Eddy, Mary,   b. 7 Feb 1806, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1887  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1830  Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet

    Family Howe, Dora Louise,   b. 23 Oct 1856, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1944, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1877  Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • Clergyman: Rev. J. K. Chase, pastor of the Baptist Church of Holden.
    Children 
     1. Warren, William Howe,   b. 28 Sep 1879, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1952, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Warren, Blanche Louise,   b. 11 Jul 1881, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1982  (Age 100 years)
     3. Warren, Helen Goulding,   b. 7 Nov 1883,   d. 24 Aug 1962  (Age 78 years)
     4. Warren, Waterman Goulding,   b. 1890
    Last Modified 21 May 2014 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1838 - Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Yale University - 1865 - New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1877 - Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1919 - Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Wheeler - Warren Descendents, 100-101.

    2. [S210] Auburn, MA - VR, p. 53.

    3. [S181] Warren, Henry W. - Memorial Booklet, pg. 3-4 (Reliability: 3).
      He obtained his education in its (Auburn) public schools, at Worcester Academy, the State Normal School at Westfield, Williston Seminary in Easthamptson, Massachusetts, and at Yale University, where he was graduated in the class of 1865 with Phi beta Kappa rank. While at Yale he became a member of the Phi Upsilon Fraternity and was chosen one of the famous Skull and Bones Society.

    4. [S308] Massachusetts VR, 1841-1910.

    5. [S376] Gravestone - Grove Cemetery, Holden, Massachusetts.

    6. [S210] Auburn, MA - VR, p. 84.

    7. [S11] Holden, The History of, 1684-1894, pg. 328.

    8. [S181] Warren, Henry W. - Memorial Booklet, pg. 8 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S308] Massachusetts VR, 1841-1910, Vol. 291, pg. 209.