Family:Whitney, Cyrus O. (1838-a1880)
He married, Wilton, NH, Lydia H. Goldsmith. She was born 24 Feb 1845, NH, and died after 1880.
George L., Henry H. and Cyrus O. enlisted in 1861 in the 6th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; were discharged and re-enlisted as veterans in twenty-three battles, was four times wounded, and has two honorable discharges; resided Wilton, NH.
Children of Cyrus O.8 and Lydia H. (Goldsmith) Whitney:
i. Henry Goldsmith9 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1870, Wilton, NH (given name omitted); m. 16 Oct 1905, Fall River, MA, Mary A. Mercer, b. ca. 1877, Lonsdale, RI, dau. of Edward and Jane A. (-----) Mercer. ii. Everett James Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1873, Milford, NH; "James E." m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, NH, Mary Purcell. iii. Herbert Stephen Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1879, Wilton, NH (given name omitted); m. Nellie Louisa Evans. iv. Ira Almaron Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1888.
9 8 Whitney, Cyrus 31 M W Farm Laborer N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia H. 25 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Henry G. 2/12 M W N.H. Born in Apr
Cyrus O. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Lydia H. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Henry G. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W NH At School VT NH James E. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W NH VT NH Herbert S. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NH VT NH
- 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. 541.
3.^ "James E. Whitney (b. 1873, Milford, NH, s. of C. O. Whitney & Lydia H. Goldsmith) & Mary Purcell, m. 25 Dec 1899, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.