Family:Whitney, Charles Colby (1846-1913)

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Charles Colby8 Whitney (Asa P.7, George W.6, Asa5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Asa P.7 and Eunice C. (Kneeland) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1846, Salmon Falls Village, Rollinsford, NH, and died 13 Jun 1913, St. Paul, MN.

He married first, 29 Nov 1866, Lawrence, MA, Mattie M. Hogle, daughter of John and Eva (Snyder) Hogle.[1] She was born about 19 Mar 1842, Highgate, VT, died 8 Jun 1877, Lawrence, MA, aged 35 years 2 years 20 days, of peritonitis.[2]

He married secondly, 1 May 1879, Bethel, ME, Nellie Adelia Johnson, daughter of Horatio and Sabrina (Kneeland) Johnson. She was born 10 Apr 1859, Chatham, NH, and died 1 Nov 1936, St. Paul, MN.

Charles Colby Whitney moved to Marshall in 1880 from Lawrence, MA. He purchased the News Messenger and later was the state printer for the state of Minnesota. He was a Civil War veteran, and he and Nellie received a pension from the U.S. government. Charles and Nellie are buried in the Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, MN.

Child of Charles Colby8 and Martha M. (Hogle) Whitney:

i. Frank9 Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1870, Lawrence, MA.[3]

Children of Charles Colby8 and Nellie Adelia (Johnson) Whitney:

ii. Joseph Warren Smith9 Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1880, Lawrence, MA [given name omitted];[4] d. 3 Apr 1941, Lyon Co., MN.
iii. Minne Sota Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1884, Lake Marshall, MN; d. 7 Sep 1972, MN; m. 11 Dec 1907, Lyon Co., MN, Fred A. Hills, b. 6 Mar 1872, NY, d. 25 Apr 1958, Hennepin Co., MN. She was bur. Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, MN.
iv. Walter Purcell Whitney, b. ca. 1887, MN.
v. Charles C. Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1889, Marshall, MN.
vi. Dick Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1890, Marshall, MN,
vii. Jack Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1898, St. Paul, MN; m. Ann Christine Hansen.

Census

571 891 Whitney, Charles C. 24 M W Publisher $2000 New Hampshire -----, Martha M. 27 F W Keeping House Vermont Hogle, Lucius E. 25 M W Work in Sewing Mch Shop $2000 "

Charles WHITNEY 34 Self M M W NH Journalist ME ME Nellie WHITNEY 21 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH ME Frank WHITNEY 9 Son M S W MA NH NH WHITNEY 3M Son M S W MA NH NH Emma ARNOLD 24 Oth F S W MA Servant VT VT

46 48 Charles C. Whitney Corp. I 6 MA Inf -- --- 1864 -- --- 1864 3m do 1st Sgt D 26 NY Cav -- --- 1864 -- --- 1865 9m Marshall, MN

References

  • From the Civil War Pension File of Charles C. Whitney

Unattached MA Infantry & Co. D, 26th New York Cavalry

Nellie A. Whitney, Widow

Invalid Application # 1339398, Certificate # 1124385

Widow Application # 1012812, Certificate # 774856

The National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

  • Massachusetts Birth Records, 1840-1915; Ancestry.com
  • Findagrave.com
  • Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980; Ancestry.com

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 189, page 220.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 292, page 202.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 223, page 238.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 313, page 247.


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