Blood, Collateral and Otherwise - Spencer Kellogg Warnick

Spencer Kellogg Warnick

M, b. 14 September 1874, d. 18 May 1954
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     Spencer Kellogg Warnick was born on 14 September 1874 at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, named after his mother's brother.1,2 He was the son of Middleton Warnick and Marion Kellogg.

Spencer Kellogg Warnick appeared as Spencer, age 5 on the 1880 Federal census of Church St, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, enumerated 11 June 1880 as son in the household of Middleton Warnick.3 Spencer Kellogg Warnick was educated between 1891 and 1895 at Yale University.

Spencer Kellogg Warnick married Jane Maria Green, daughter of Henry E Greene and Helen (?), on 1 June 1898, md 2 yrs per 1900 census, Amsterdam NY; Headline Date 1 Jun 1898, News: Marriage of Mr. Spencer K. Warnick and Miss Jane Maria Greene from Amsterdam NY headlines database at www.mohawkvalleyweb.com; Zeta Psi Fraternity Biographical Catalogue with data to 31 Dec 1899 gives 1 June 1898 date.4

Zeta Psi Fraternity Biographical Catalogue with data to 31 Dec 1899 gives this entry: Warnick, Spencer Kellogg, 5 (res., 92) Market St., Amsterdam, N.Y., s. Middleton and Marion (Kellogg) Warnick; b 1874, Sept 14, Amsterdam, N.Y; prep. by private tutor; Yale, 1891-5, A.B; ... m. 1898, June 1, Jane M Greene; child, Spencer K., Jr; lawyer.

Spencer Kellogg Warnick appeared as age 25, lawyer on the 1900 Federal census of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, enumerated 13 June 1900 as son-in-law in the household of Helen Greene.4

Spencer Kellogg Warnick named in his father Marion's will written on 23 April 1902 at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, as "son Spencer K Warnick"; proven 16 Oct 1903.5

Spencer Kellogg Warnick, listed in obituary of Marion Kellogg as son of Marion Kellogg whose obituary appeared on 10 October 1903: two sons, Lauren K Warnick and Senator Spencer K Warnick; Mr and Mrs Warnick left only a few days ago to spend a fortnight with Mrs Warnick's brother, Spencer Kellogg, of Buffalo, at his summer home on Lake Erie ... Mr Warnick and Mr Kellogg were at the time out sailing on the lake.6

Spencer Kellogg Warnick, listed in obituary of Middleton Warnick as son of Middleton Warnick whose obituary appeared on 6 December 1904: two sons Senator Spencer K Warnick and Lauren K Warnick of this city; reporting that he "died suddenly this morning ... while engaged in sweeping snow from the veranda."7

Spencer K. Warnick, Business address, 20 Market Street, Amsterdam, N. Y., Home address, 92 Market Street, Amsterdam, N. Y.
SPENCER KELLOGG WARNICK was born September 14, 1874, at Amsterdam, N. Y. His father, Middleton Warnick, born in 1845 at Amsterdam, was a partner in the Greene Knitting Company, manufacturers of knitted goods. His mother, Marion (Kellogg) Warnick, was born in 1849 at Amsterdam. A brother, Lauren K. Warnick, '92 S., graduated at Yale.
He prepared with a tutor, and in college received junior and senior appointments for scholarship (First Colloquy), and was a member of Zeta Psi.
He was married, June I, 1898, at Amsterdam, to Miss Jane M. Greene, daughter of Henry E. Greene, deceased, formerly a manufacturer. They have two children: Spencer Kellogg, Jr., born May 23, 1899, and Henry G., born April 17, 1902, both at Amsterdam.
After graduation Warnick studied law in the offices of Nisbet & Hanson, Amsterdam, until November, 1897, when he was admitted to the bar. He commenced practice at Buffalo, N. Y., but returned to Amsterdam in 1898, where he has since practiced. In 1899 he was appointed assistant district attorney for Montgomery County, and in 1902 was elected to the New York State Senate from the district comprising the counties of Montgomery, Schoharie, Fulton and Hamilton, and was chairman of the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections during the legislative sessions of 1903 and 1904. In 1904 he was appointed a member of the commission to investigate the question of electric towage on state canals. He was reelected to the State Senate in 1904 from the same district, and was made chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Education during the sessions of 1905 and 1906, and in the latter year was appointed by the governor as a member of a special commission to consider revision of the tax laws of the state. In 1910 he was appointed by Governor Hughes as commissioner to represent New York State at the National Rivers and Harbors Congress. He has been a delegate from Montgomery County to all the Republican state conventions since 1900.
Warnick is a trustee of the Montgomery County Historical Society, a director of the Amsterdam Bar Association, a trustee of the Amsterdam Free Library Association, president of the Antlers Country Club and a member of the Fort Johnson Club, Elks Club, Antlers, Artisan Lodge No. 84, F. and A. M., Amsterdam Chapter No. 81, R. A. M., and Amsterdam Lodge No. 101, B. P. O. E.8

Spencer Kellogg Warnick registered for the draft on 11 September 1918 at 92 Market St, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, as lawyer at 20 Market St, tall [72 inches], medium build [185 lbs], gray eyes, gray hair.1 Spencer Kellogg Warnick listed on his draft registration as next of kin by Spencer Kellogg Warnick Jr on 11 September 1918 at 92 Market St, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, student in college, Union College in Schenectady, tall, medium build, hazel eyes and dk brown hair.1

Spencer Kellogg Warnick listed in obituary of Frances Carolyn Prince as nephew of Frances Carolyn Princewhose obituary appeared on 30 August 1921: Spencer K Warnick of Amsterdam ; She lived in the west and in New York until she came to Amsterdam just one year ago.9 Spencer Kellogg Warnick lived in 1930 at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, 1930 census T626-1456 page 1b image 0509.

Spencer Kellogg Warnick died on 18 May 1954 at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York.10

Last Edited=12 May 2011

Children of Spencer Kellogg Warnick and Jane Maria Green

Citations

  1. [S150] "Draft Registration Card"; Ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Provo, Utah, Roll 1711956.
  2. [S240] Timothy Hopkins, The Kelloggs in the Old World and the New - Volume 2 of 3 (1903; digitized http://www.lib.byu.edu/: Brigham Young University, http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH15,39817), page 1503.
  3. [S160] Midlton Warnich household, 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Montgomery County, Church St, Amsterdam, ED 45, sheet 40, dwelling 284, family 362, enumerated as of 1 Jun 1880, National Archives Microfilm Publication T9 , Roll 865, Ancestry image 0163 viewed 20 Nov 2005.
  4. [S161] Helen Green household, 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Montgomery County, 92 Market St, Amsterdam, ED 73, sheet 11b, dwelling 198, family 257, enumerated as of 1 Jun 1900, National Archives Microfilm Publication T623 , Roll 1077, Ancestry image viewed 20 Nov 2005.
  5. [S1191] Utah Genealogical Society, New York Surrogate's Court, Montgomery County, New York, Latter Day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Book 23, page 230, Will of Marion Warnick.
  6. [S1004] Old Fulton NY Post Cards; online newspaper images (http://www.fultonhistory.com), Obituary of Mrs Middleton Warnick, Amsterdam Evening Recorder, Saturday, October 10, 1903.
  7. [S1004] Old Fulton NY Post Cards;, The Amsterdam Evening Recorder - Tuesday, December 6, 1904.
  8. [S549] Editors Henry N Hyde & others, "Spencer K. Warnick", Quindecennial Record Clas of 1895 Yale College (1911): page 196-7.
  9. [S1004] Old Fulton NY Post Cards;, The Amsterdam Evening Recorder - Tuesday, August 30, 1921.
  10. [S787] Mary Boucher, "Warnick Family History," e-mail message from Mary Boucher (e-mail address) to Holly Timm, 2 July 2008, included attachment of Word document with descendants of George Warnick (1801-1865).
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