Massachusetts, Marriages William H. Varney married Mary E. Hoffman 01 Jan 1863 marriage place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, groom's father's name: Henry W. groom's mother's name: Ruth B. bride's father's name: Thomas J. Who was who in American history-science and technology: a component of who's who in American history-page 624 Who's who in America: Volume 5 - Page 1945 Who's who in America - Google Books Result (page 1211) Died July 28. 1959, VARNEY, WILLIAM HENRY, naval officer; b. Wolfsborough, N.H.. Apr. 19, 1838; s Henry Weed and Ruth Basset (Buffum) V.; ed. Boston pub. schs. ; studied naval architecture, and was designer of merchant vessels; m. Boston, Jan. 1, 1863, Mary Elizabeth Hoffman, of Port Huron, Mich. HISTORY OF ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MICHIGAN - Page 599 He came to Port Huron March 13, 1867, and since then has had charge of his present pastorate. MRS. WILLIAM H. VARNEY, whose maiden name was Miss Mary E. Hoffman, is a native of Saratoga County, N. Y. Her father, Thomas J. Hoffman ... and was then united in marriage January 1, 1862, to William H. Varney, a native of Wolfboro. N. H. He went to Boston during his early boyhood; received his education there and studied naval architecture, taking a four years course, after completing his profession.