Family:Whitney, Elkanah (1832-a1884)

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Elkanah8 Whitney (William Markham7, Joshua6, Joshua5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of William Markham7 and Rosina (Craw) Whitney, was born 24 Dec 1832, Rush, NY, and died after 1884.

He married, 8 Jan 1861, Cottage Grove, OR, Mary Ann White. She was born Oct 1839, and died after 1884.

He is a farmer and stockraiser; resided Lane (probably Lane County) and Gale (location unidentified), OR.

Children of Elkanah8 and Mary Ann (White) Whitney:

i. Albert Vine9 Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1861. He is engaged in stockraising, is unmarried; resided Cottage Grove, OR.
ii. Phebe Jane Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1863; d. 20 Sep 1867.
iii. William Perry Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1865.
iv. Daniel Merion Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1868.
v. Caroline Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1872.
vi. Jerome Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1874.
vii. Johnston Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1877.
viii. Martha Ann Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1880.
ix. Rosina Jane Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1884.

Notes

There was a "Gale Post Office", now "Merrill Post Office", in Klamath County, OR. Also "Lane" was a railroad stop name for what is now "Siltcoos", Lane County, OR.

Census

307 307 E. Whitney 26 M - Lumberman $300 $500 New York Joseph P. Taylor 29 M - Farmer $800 $550 New Jersey Mary A. Taylor 22 F - Housewife Tennessee Narcissa Taylor 1 F - Oregon

White, Henry 25 M W Stock Raiser England Whitney, Elkana 37 M W Farmer $600 $300 New York -----, Mary A. 38 F W Keeping house $600 -- Indiana -----, Albert V. 8 M W Oregon -----, William P. 5 M W Oregon -----, Daniel M. 2 M W Oregon

Elkanah WHITNEY 47 Self M M W NY Farmer NY CT Mary Ann WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W IN Keeping House --- --- Albert V. WHITNEY 18 Son M S W OR No Occupation NY IN William P. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W OR No Occupation NY IN Marion WHITNEY 11 Son M S W OR No Occupation NY IN Caroline WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W OR NY IN Jerome WHITNEY 5 Son M S W OR NY IN Johnny WHITNEY 3 Son M S W OR NY IN

Note that Tule Lake was a part of Jackson Co. in 1870, Lake Co. in 1880, and Klamath Co. in 1900.

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