Family:Whitney, Clarence Joshua (1834-a1891)
He married, 31 Jul 1862, Sarah Elizabeth Colvin. She was born 1 Nov 1836.
C. J. Whitney, professor and teacher, is a native of Essex County, NY, and was born 1 Nov 1834. He grew up and received his education at Keeseville academy and the University of Vermont; came west in the fall of 1859, studied law and was admitted to the bar. In the fall of 1861 he engaged in teaching. He held the position of principal of the Eighth Ward school for eleven years, and was also principal of the high school at Portage City for one year. He is one of the oldest teachers in actual service in the city. [Hist. Milwaukee.] He went to Chicago in 1881, and engaged in newspaper and literary work. In 1891 he was appointed by Gov. Fifer justice of the peace for the town of Lake View, and has since held this office; resided 1546 Lill Ave., Chicago, IL.
Children of Clarence Joshua8 and Sarah Elizabeth (Colvin) Whitney:
i. May L.9 Whitney, b. 7 Jul 1866; unmarried; resided at home.
1499 1399 Luthar Whitney 35 M - Carpenter $4000 -- N.Y. Jane do 33 F - " Martha do 13 F - " Attended school Nelly do 3 F - " Joshua do 25 M - Lawyer " Louise Hanson 21 F - Servt. girl Norway William do 16 M - Lab. "
686 704 Whitney, Clara J. 35 M W Teacher $2800 $1000 New York Male citizen over 21 Elizabeth 33 F W Keeping house New York Mary L. 4 F W Wisconsin
"Clara" is an error for "Clarence".
C. J. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NY Lawyer NY NY Eliza WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W NY K. H. NY NY May WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W WI NY NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 430.