Archive:Bible Record of James and Betsey (Harper) Whitney
From Ken Whitney.
WHITNEY FAMILY BIBLE RECORDS Mrs. Ruth Beardsley, 711 St. James, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701 The Cottage Bible and Family Expositor by Thomas Williams, Edited by Rev. Williams, Patton--D.D., complete in two volumes. Hartford. A. Brainard, Publisher - 1870. (Written on front page) This Bible was handed down in the family from James and Betsy WHITNEY, Kingston, Ill. 1870 to Samuel Dean WHITNEY, Kingston, Ill. to Iva WHITNEY Foster, Kingston, Ill. to Edward Barringer Foster, 1924 (Alzada, Montana) to Ruth Foster Beardsley, 1974, Rapid City, South Dakota. BIRTHS James W. WHITNEY born June 21, 1803 - Italy, Yates Co., Ohio Betsy Harper was born March 17, 1806 S.D. WHITNEY, born 26 Oct. 1836, Erie Co., Ohio H.E. Vail born 5 June 1837, New Field, Tompkins Co., N.Y. Iva L. WHITNEY born 27 Jan. 1860, Trenton, Grundy Co., Mo. L.H. WHITNEY, born 28 March 1863, Kingston, DeKalb Co., Ill. Charles L. WHITNEY born 28 Feb. 1867, Kingston, DeKalb Co., Ill. J. Will WHITNEY born 13 May 1870, Kingston, Ill. Gertrude WHITNEY born 18 August 1877, Kingston, DeKalb Co., Ill. Harry Harper WHITNEY, born 9 Jan. 1880, Kingston, DeKalb Co, Ill. Children of Iva WHITNEY Foster and Thomas Polk Foster Martha A. Foster born 20 March 1889 Floyd Whitney Foster 8 Oct. 1891 Joseph Watson Foster 6 July 1893 Thomas Fay Foster 30 June 1895 Merle C. Foster 11 June 1897 Edward Barringer Foster 26 Oct. 1903 MARRIAGES James W. WHITNEY and Betsey Harper were married 11 June in Ohio, 1829, Erie County S.D. (Samuel Dean) WHITNEY and Harriet E. Vail were married in Belvidere, Boone Co., Illinois on 2 April 1857 Iva Livona WHITNEY and Thomas Polk Foster were married 5th June 1888.
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