Family:Whitney, Gilbert Silas (1867-1900)

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Gilbert Silas8 Whitney {Silas M.7, Enos6, Enos5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Silas M.7 and Mary J. (Andrews) Whitney, was born Nov 1867, Galesburg, IL, and died 15 Jul 1900, IL.

He married firstly, before 1888, Georgia Kilpatrick.

He married secondly, about 1894, Florence G. Douglass. She was born Jun 1865, NY.

Children of Gilbert Silas8 and Georgia (Kilpatrick) Whitney:

i. Harry G.9 Whitney, b. Aug 1888, Chicago, IL; m. 17 Sep 1906, Wakefield, MA, Flora G. Freeman, b. ca. 1889, Hampton, NH, dau. of Fred D. and Grace L. (Davis) Freeman.[1]
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 20 May 1890, Chicago, IL.[2]

Children of Gilbert Silas8 and Florence G. (Douglass) Whitney:

iii. Douglass L.9 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1895, Chicago, IL;[3] d. 19 Mar 1917, Chicago, IL; m. 10 Jul 1913, Chicago, IL, Ruth E. Johnson.


132 152 Whitney, Gilbert Head W M Sep 1867 32 mar 6 Illinois Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Brakeman R.R., Rents house -----, Florence Wife W F Jun 1865 34 mar 6 2ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Harry Son W M Aug 1888 11 sgl Illinois Illinois New York At school -----, Duglas Son W M Mar 1895 5 sgl Illinois Illinois New York -----, Mary Moth W F Sep 1827 72 wid 2ch 1liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Shaw, Enos Brdr W M Jul 1867 32 mar 6 Indiana Indiana Indiana Civil engineer -----, Olive Brdr W F May 1870 30 mar 6 2ch 2liv Indiana Pennsylvania Pennsylvania -----, Carroll Brdr W M Dec 1895 4 sgl Wisconsin Indiana Indiana -----, Marion Brdr W F Dec 1896 3 sgl Wisconsin Indiana Indiana


  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 563, page 727.

2.^  Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940, at

3.^  Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940, at

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