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Henrietta Silliman Dana
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 31, 1907
North Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Widow of Professor James Dwight Dana, the famous geologist.
Age 84y.
She was the third daughter of Professor Benjamin Silliman, the famous Yale scientist, and sister of Professor Benjamin Silliman, the chemist.
She married Professoe Dana 4 June 1844.
She helped her husband by editing the American Journal of Science.
Survived by four children, Mrs. George D. Colt of Norwich; Miss Amy Dana of New Haven; Arnold G. Dana of New York, editor of the Financial and Commercial Chronicle; and Edward S. Dana, professor of physics and curator of the mineralogical collection at Yale.
Two children died in childhood. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Silliman (1779 - 1864)
  Harriet Trumbull Silliman (1783 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  James Dwight Dana (1813 - 1895)
 
 Siblings:
  Henrietta Silliman Dana (____ - 1907)
  Maria Trumbull Silliman Church (1810 - 1880)*
  Faith Wadsworth Silliman Hubbard (1812 - 1867)*
  Benjamin Silliman (1818 - 1885)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Alice
Record added: Jun 21, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131661449
Henrietta <i>Silliman</i> Dana
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- Alice
 Added: Oct. 29, 2014
a distant cousin
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
 
 
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