Family:Whitney, Augustus E. (1844-1920)

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Augustus E.9 Whitney (Orrin8, William7, Samuel6, Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Orrin8 and Hannah (Farbanks) Whitney, was born 19 Jun 1844, Presque Isle, ME, and died 8 Oct 1920, Brainerd, MN, aged 71 years.[1] He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN.[2]

He married, 17 Oct 1867, Forest City, MN, Jeannette Elizabeth Deputy, daughter of George W. and Serena (Fitzgerald) Deputy. She was born 9 Aug 1849, Jennings County, IN, and died 24 Dec 1928, Minneapolis, MN, aged 79 years.[3] She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN.[4]

They resided in Brainerd, MN.

He served in the Civil War as a Private, Company D, 4th Minnesota Infantry.

Children of Augustus E.9 and Jeannette Elizabeth (Deputy) Whitney:

i. Emma Victoria10 Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1869, North Vernon, IN; d. 24 Sep 1951, Tacoma, WA; bur. Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, WA;[5] m. ca. 1896, Gordon Smiley.
ii. George Orrin Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1871, Minneapolis, MN; d. 22 May 1928; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN;[6] m. ca. 1895, Cynthia Maude Pierce.
iii. Harry Omer Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1876, North Vernon, IN, or MN; d. 31 Dec 1956; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN;[7] m. 3 Aug 1900, St. Paul, MN, Mabel Box Squires.
iv. Florence Blanche Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1882, Brainerd, MN; d. 18 Sep 1972; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN;[8] m. Alfred G. Schnell.

Census

Augustus WHITNEY 36 Self M M W ME Painter ME --- Jeannette E. WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W IN Keeps House VA KY Emma V. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W IN At Home ME IN George O. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W MN ME IN Harry O. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W MN ME IN Hannah D. WHITNEY 62 Moth F W W ME At Home ME ME Winfield S. WHITNEY 34 Oth M M W ME Painter ME ME Ella WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W MI Keeps House MI MI Bertha WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W MN ME MI Grace WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MN ME MI Daisy WHITNEY 6M Dau F S W MN ME MI

  • 1885 State, Brainerd, Crow Wing Co., MN, p. 8:

753 A. E. Whitney 40 M W Maine Soldier in rebellion Nellie Whitney 35 F W Iowa Emma Whitney 15 F W " George Whitney 13 M W Minn. Blanche Whitney 8 F W "

39 49 Augustus E. Whitney Private D 4 MN Inf 8 Oct 1861 8 Oct 1864 3y [Brainerd, MN]

  • 1895 State, Brainerd Ward 3, Crow Wing Co., MN, p. 41/135:

298 Whitney, A. E. 50 M W Maine Paperhanger 12y resident, soldier Whitney, Jonette 45 F W Indiana House-wife Whitney, Emma 26 F W Indiana House-work Whitney, Harry 19 M W Indiana Motorman Whitney, Blanche 12 F W Minn. Attending school

171 180 Whitney, Augustus E. Head W M Jun 1844 55 mar 32 Maine Maine Maine Paper hanger, Owns free house -----, Jennette E. Wife W F Aug 1849 50 mar 32 4ch 4liv Indiana Virginia Indiana -----, Blanche Dau W F Oct 1882 17 sgl Minnesota Maine Indiana

  • 1905 State, 507 3d Ave. N.E., Brainerd Ward 3, Crow Wing Co., MN, p. 29: Augustus Whitney, 60, b. ME, Paper hanger; wife Jennette Whitney, 55, b. IN; Blanche Schnell, 22, b. MN; Alfred G. Schnell, 22, b. MN, Express agent.
  • 1905 State, 512 2nd Ave. N.E., Brainerd Ward 3, Crow Wing Co., MN, p. 29: George O. Whitney, 33, b. MN, Tin smith; wife Maude Whitney, 28, b. NE.
  • 1910, Brainerd Ward 3, Crow Wing Co., MN.
  • 1920, Brainerd Ward 3, Crow Wing Co., MN.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #67121236, Augustus E. Whitney.

3.^  Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #67121475, Jeanette Elizabeth Deputy Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #54000185, Emma V. Smiley.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #67122385, George O. Whitney.

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #67123543, Harry O. Whitney.

8.^  FindAGrave Memorial #124477720, Florence Blanche Whitney Schnell.


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