Family:Whitney, David Dewane (1846-a1893)

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David Dewane8 Whitney (George Washington7, Asaph6, Jonathan5, Benjamin4, Benjamin3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George Washington7 and Mary E. (Hutchins) Whitney, was born 22 Mar 1846, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL, and died 8 Nov 1916 at U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Sawtelle, CA; buried Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, CA.[1]

He married, 17 Feb 1873, Ada B. Halpin. She was born 13 Feb 1848, and died after 1893.

He was born in Galena, IL, 22 Mar 1846. Spent the first ten years of his life at Syracuse and Camillus, NY, and the next five years in Saint Anthony, now Minneapolis, MN. The next ten years were spent in Chicago, IL, and Milwaukee, WI, during which time he learned the trunk trade, and the sash, door and blind business, the former of which he has worked at and carried on a manufactory in Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, and Chicago, IL, in which line of business he is still (1893). He is located permanently in Los Angeles, CA, at his old business, trunk manufacturing; resided Minneapolis, MN, add. 301 Title & Trust Bldg., Chicago, IL, and 344 No. Main St., Los Angeles, CA. See narrative at Find A Grave.[2]

Children of David Dewane8 and Ada B. (Halpin) Whitney:

i. Jessie V.9 Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1874, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.
ii. Arthur D. Whitney, b. 20 May 1875, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.
iii. Fred J. Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1877, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN.
iv. Irving D. Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1881, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; d. 22 May 1971 at Los Angeles, CA.
v. Frank Girard Whitney, b. 7 May 1884, MN; d. 10 Jan 1953 at Los Angeles, CA; married Mae Dee, b. May 01, 1889, Missouri, d. February 11, 1977, Ventura, California; they had 2 daughters: Dixie Dee b. 1914, and Elizabeth Virginia, b. 1924.

Census

88 89 Whitney, George H. 31 M W Farmer $5000 $5000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Adelia V. 31 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Ada S. 4 F W Minnesota Whiting, Elsie 3 F W Minnesota Whitney, David 24 M W Carpenter New York Male citizen over 21

D. D. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W NY Trunk Manfrs NY NY Adda B. WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Jessie V. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MN NY NY Arthur WHITNEY 4 Son M S W MN NY NY Fred J. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MN NY NY Hanah HALPIN 52 Oth F W W NY ENG ENG George THORNTON 20 Oth M S W OH Teamster PA PA John MIER 23 Oth M S W CAN Laborer CAN CAN John BALEY 40 Oth M M W WI Laborer WI WI Benj. F. SAWYER 30 Oth M M W MA Laborer NY ME Thomas GORD 35 Oth M M W ME Cooper ME ME George KNERR 33 Oth M M W CAN Laborer CAN CAN Charles OLSEN 39 Oth M M W NOR Laborer NOR NOR Dennis O'CONNOR 36 Oth M M W NY Laborer IRE IRE August MILLER 24 Oth M S W MD Teamster MD MD Daniel GALLAGHER 48 Oth M M W NB Miller NB NB Andrew BRONN 33 Oth M S W NOR Laborer NOR NOR John A. LACY 29 Oth M M W MA Book Keeper NH MA

David D. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W IL Trunk Maker --- --- Jacob SCHODER 30 Oth M S W GER Laborer GER GER Frank ERWIN 27 Oth M S W CAN Laborer CAN CAN

References

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #7884594, David Dewane Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #7884594, David Dewane Whitney.


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