Family:Whitney, Edson (1831-1911)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Edson Whitney (Josiah), son of Josiah and Nancy Ann (-----) Whitney, was born about 30 May 1831, Shoreham, VT, and died 15 Sep 1911, Lane, SD.

He married, 1 Jan 1861, Le Claire, IA, Sarah Maria Smith, daughter of George and Maria (Grabbe) Smith. She was born 13 Nov 1838, Riga, NY, and died 28 Sep 1922, Bozeman, MT.

Children of Edson and Sarah Maria (Smith) Whitney:

i. Alice May Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1862, Clinton, IA; d. 20 Sep 1910, Stanford, MT; m. 1887, Laramie, WY, Thomas Freeman Downing.
ii. Bertha Marian Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1864, Clinton, IA; d. 3 Sep 1889; m. Nov 1888, Woonsocket, SD, Albert Kellogg.
iii. Carrie Estelle Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1866, Clinton, IA; d. 11 Nov 1952, Bakersfield, CA; m. 13 Jul 1885, Woonsocket, SD, William David Luther.
iv. Jessie Fredricka Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1870, IA; d. 1947; m. 7 Nov 1899, Honolulu, HI, William H. Goetz; m. Charles Wright.
v. George Edson Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1871, Clinton, IA; d. 12 Feb 1943, Wessington Springs, SD; m. 4 Mar 1896, Woonsocket, SD, Mata Elsie McCaul.
vi. Elizabeth Ann Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1875, Clinton, IA; d. 14 Jun 1911, Council, ID; m. 21 Sep 1909, Lane, SD, Herbert Haynes Rose.

Census

531 571 Wm. H. Allen 35 M - Farmer $2000 Vt. Lucy Do 35 F - N.Y. George Do 8 M - N.Y. Attended school Edson Whitney 18 M - Farmer Vt. Attended school Sarah Davis 15 F - Canada Attended school

  • 1856 Iowa State Census, Le Claire, Scott Co., IA:

26 27 Whitney, Josiah 57 M Married 0 Mass. Farmer " Nancy 59 F Married 0 N.H. " Eason 25 M 0 Vermont " " Sanford R 23 M Married 0 " " " Margaret E 19 F Married 0 Illinois " Elmer 0 0 " " Nancy Ann 17 F 0 N.Y.

904 890 Josiah Whitney 63 M - Farmer Mass. Nancy A. " 61 F - Do Edson " 29 M - $325 Vermont

64 64 Whitney, Edson 39 M W Stationary Engineer $1200 $100 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah M. 32 F W Keeping House New York -----, Alice M. 8 F W At Home Iowa Attended school -----, Bertha M. 6 F W At Home Iowa Attended school -----, Carrie E. 4 F W At Home Iowa -----, Jessie F. 4/12 F W At Home Iowa Born in Jan

Edson WHITNEY 49 Self M M W VT Watchman Sash Factory VT VT Sarah WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W NY Keeping House ENG ENG Alice WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W IA Milliner VT NY Bertha WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W IA At Home VT NY Carrie WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W IA At School VT NY Jessie WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W IA At School VT NY George WHITNEY 8 Son M S W IA At School VT NY Libbie WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W IA VT NY

References

  • Census records.

Copyright © 2012, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.

Personal tools