Family:Whitney, Byron F. (1840-1924)

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Byron F.8 Whitney (Benjamin Franklin8, Benjamin7, James6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), Benjamin Franklin8 and Charlotte Ann (Goodale) Whitney, was born 10 Dec 1840, VT, probably Addison, VT, and died 21 Dec 1924, Ansley, NE. He is buried in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE.[1]

He married, 2 Feb 1862, Greene, PA, Mary J. Bishop, daughter of John and Amelia (Munger) Bishop. She was born 18 Oct 1841, Delhi, NY, and died 31 May 1881. She is buried in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE.[2]

Children of Byron F.8 and Mary J. (Bishop) Whitney:

i. Mary Helen9 Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1862, PA; d. 24 Oct 1943; bur. Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE;[3] m. 9 Sep 1915, Erie, PA, Jerome Adams.
ii. Mabel Bertha Whitney, b. ca. 1865, PA; m.(1) 11 Mar 1884, Saunders Co., NE, James E. Morris; m.(2) 18 Mar 1892, Council Bluffs, IA, George W. Gross.
iii. Earl Edwin Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1866, PA; d. 8 Mar 1944, Ashland, NE; bur. Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE;[4] m. bef. 1905, Alice Jessie (Putnam) Morse, b. 30 Sep 1877, San Joachin, CA, d. 25 Aug 1955, Boulder, CO; she had m.(1) before 1895, Frederick Austin Morse.
iv. Paul G. Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1871, WI; d. 30 Mar 1941; bur. Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE;[5] unmarried.
v. John Benjamin Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1876, NE; d. 9 Aug 1930; bur. Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE;[6] m.(1) between 1900 and 1901, Elsie E. Tharp, b. 12 Dec 1874, Stocking, NE, d. 12 Oct 1902, dau. of Nathan D. and Arvena (Dabney) Tharp; m.(2) ca. 1906, Mary C. Neibling. On 12 Sep 1918, when he registered for the draft, he was living at 842 7th Ave., Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA, and was a county auditor.
vi. Charlotte Amelia Whitney, b. 31 May 1879, NE; d. 30 Nov 1880; bur. Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, NE.[7]


90 88 Whitney, B. F. 29 M W Farmer $3200 $800 Vt. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 27 F W Keeping House N.Y. -----, Hellen 7 F W Penn. -----, Bertha 5 F W Penn. -----, Earl 3 M W Penn. -----, Benjamin 62 M W Carpenter Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Charlotte 21 F W Teaching School Penn. Wissing, Edward 16 M W Farm laborer Wis. Attended school Smith, Sarah 14 F W Domestic Servt. Mich. Attended school

Byron F. WHITNEY 39 Self M M W VT Farmer And Carpenter VT MA Mary J. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Housekeeper NY CT Helen M. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W PA Housekeeper VT NY Bertha M. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W PA Housekeeper VT NY Earl E. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W PA Farmer VT NY Paul G. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W WI VT NY Benjamin WHITNEY 4 Son M S W NE VT NY Charlotte A. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W NE VT NY

  • 1885 State Census, Ashland, Saunders Co., NE, p. 10B:

100 110 Whitney, B. F. W M 44 ---- Carpenter Vermont Mass. Vt. -----, E. E. W M 18 Son At home Pennsylvania Vermont N.Y. -----, P. G. W M 13 Son At home Wisconsin Vermont N.Y. At school -----, J. B. W M 8 Son At home Nebraska Vermont N.Y. At school

74 76 Whitney, Byran F. Head W M Dec 1840 58 wid Vermont Massachusetts Vermont Recorder of Deeds, Rents house -----, Mary H. Dau W F Dec 1862 37 sgl 0ch 1liv Pennsylvania Vermont New York House Keeper -----, Paul G. Son W M Jun 1871 28 sgl Wisconsin Vermont New York Day Laborer -----, John B. Son W M Oct 1876 23 sgl Nebraska Vermont New York Deputy Recorder of Deeds

176 182 Whitney, Earl Head W M --- ---- 33 sgl Nebraska Unknown Unknown Carpenter, rents house

  • 1910: not found.
  • 1910, Precinct 9, Conejos Co., CO, p. 16A-16B:

278 294 Whitney, E. E. Head M W 42 mar1 15 Pennsylvania Maine Maine Carpenter working out, Rents house -----, Alice Wife F W 32 mar1 15 4ch 4liv California Massachusetts Illinois None -----, Alice Dau F W 14 sgl Colorado Pennsylvania California None -----, Mamie Dau F W 11 sgl Colorado Pennsylvania California None Whitney, Louise Dau F W 5 sgl Colorado Pennsylvania California None -----, Byron Son M W 2 sgl Colorado Pennsylvania California None

Alice and Mamie were stepdaughters, surnamed Morse.

  • 1910, 630 First St., Council Bluffs Ward 3, Pottawattamie Co., IA, p. :

91 97 Whitney, John B. Head M W 33 mar2 4 Nebraska Vermont Pennsylvania Abstractor Real estate titles, Rents house -----, Mary C. Wife F W 30 mar2 4 0ch 0liv Ohio Germany Ohio None -----, Mary I. Dau F W 9 sgl Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska None, At school

  • 1910, Ashland Ward 2, Saunders Co., NE, p. 1B:

21 22 Whitney, Paul G. Head M W 38 sgl Wisconsin Vermont Pennsylvania Farm laborer working out, Rents house

  • 1915 State Census, 630 First St., Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA:

John B. Whitney, M W 38, mar, tax clerk, Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska Mary C. Whitney, F W 35, mar, housewife, Fremont, Ohio Germany Ohio Mary J. Whitney, F W 14, sgl, at school, Wahoo, Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska

  • 1920, Marble, Saunders Co., NE, p. 306/6A:

99 99 Whitney, Byron F. Head M W 79 wid Vermont Massachusetts Vermont Farmer general farm, owns farm Adams, Mary H. Dau F W 57 div Pennsylvania Vermont Pennsylvania Housekeeper at home Whitney, Paul G. Son M W 48 sgl Wisconsin Vermont Pennsylvania Laborer home farm

  • 1920, 914 Seventh Ave., Council Bluffs Ward 5, Pottawattamie Co., IA, p. 8A:

168 178 Whitney, John B. Head M W 43 mar Nebraska Vermont Pennsylvania Land appraiser railway, Rents -----, Mary C. Wife F W 40 mar Ohio Germany Ohio None -----, Mary J. Dau F W 18 sgl Nebraska Nebraska Ohio None

  • 1925 State Census, 914 Seventh Ave., Council Bluffs Ward 5, Pottawattamie Co., IA:

Whitney, John Head M W 48 mar O F 4000 3000 Whitney, Mary C. Wife F W 40 mar

  • 1930, Rochester, Thurston Co., WA, p. 269/1A:

6 6 Whitney, John B. Head O 5600 Yes M W 53 mar 24 No Yes Nebraska Vermont Pennsylvania Farmer small fruit -----, Mary C. Wife Yes F W 46 mar 24 No Yes Ohio Germany Ohio None

  • 1930, Henderson, Adams Co., CO, p. 1779/17A:

148 147 Whitney, Earl E. Head M W 63 mar 37 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Carpenter general work -----, Alice J. Wife F W 53 mar 16 California Massachusetts Kansas None -----, Louise A. Dau F W 25 sgl Colorada Pennsylvania California

  • 1930, Marble, Saunders Co., NE, p. 196/5A:

113 113 Whitney, Paul G. Head M W 58 sgl No Yes Wisconsin Vermont New York Farmer general farm, Owner Adams, Mary Helen Sis F W 67 div 52 No Yes Pennsylvania Vermont New York None

  • 1940, Marble, Saunders Co., NE, p. 5B:

94 R 5 No Whitney, Earl E. Head M W 74 sgl No 8 Pennsylvania R Custer Nebraska Unemployed -----, Mabel Bertha Gross Sis F W 76 wid No 8 Pennsylvania R Custer Nebraska Smith, Donald Ldgr M W 9 sgl Yes 3 Nebraska R Custer Nebraska

  • 1940, Marble, Saunders Co., NE, p. 3B:

51 O 500 Yes Whitney, Paul G. Head M W 68 sgl No 7 Wisconsin Same House Farmer farm Whitney Adams, Mary Helen Bro F W 77 div No 8 Pennsylvania Same House


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #41949247, Byron F. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #36875399, Mary J. Bishop Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #7046664, Mary Whitney Adams.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #41949249, Earl Edwin Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #41949251, Paul G. Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #41949250, John Benjamin Whitney.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #41949248, Charlotte Amelia Whitney.

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