Family:Whitney, Harry Garrison (1846-a1900)
Harry Garrison Whitney, parentage unknown (but both born in NY), was born Jun 1846, NY, and died after 1900.
He married 13 Jan 1877, Linn Co., IA, Dora Loraine Snedeker, daughter of Merrit and Nancy M. (McMahan) Snedker. She was born 1 Dec 1855, Knox Co., OH, and died 1 Jun 1916, Cedar Rapids, IA. She was buried in Murdock-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.
On 29 Feb 1908, from Iowa, Dora I. Whitney applied for a widow's pension based on the service of her husband Harry G. Whitney in the New York Volunteers. The application was #893,410.
Children of Harry Garrison and Dora Louise (Snedeker) Whitney:
i. Laura May Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1877, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 23 May 1923, Cedar Rapids, IA; bur. Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA; m. 30 Nov 1893, George Washington Mefford, son of Eli and Melinda (Jones) Mefford. ii. Merritt Roy Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1878, IA; d. 4 Dec 1927, Cleveland, OH; m.(1) Jessie White, d. 26 Oct 1915, Cedar Rapids, IA, dau. of John White; m.(2) 28 May 1921, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Nettie R. (Grobes) Hansing, b. ca. 1894, Falls Creek, PA, dau. of Frank and ----- (Stewart) Grobes. iii. Ella Alice Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1881, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 21 Sep 1935, Lyons, IL; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Palos, IL; m. 8 Jun 1902, Cedar Rapids, IA, Alanson Douglas. iv. Mamie Frances Whitney, b. Mar 1883, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. aft. 1933; m. 1 Nov 1906, Cedar Rapids, IA, Thomas Sheeran, son of George and Callie (Hamilton) Sheeran; apparently divorced by 1933, when she res. Pasadena, CA. v. Frank Ray Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1885, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 6 Jun 1933; bur. Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA; m.(1) Nellie Watts, b. 1889, d. 13 May 1913, Linn Co., IA,  bur. Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA, dau. Willam and Eliza (Wilson) Watts m.(2) 3 Apr 1918, Cedar Rapids, IA, Bessie Hayes, b. 15 Jul 1890, Cedar Rapids, IA, d. 5 Feb 1967, bur. Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA,, dau. of Fred and Mary (Lindsley) Hayes. vi. Harry G. Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1888, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 1957, Cedar Rapids, IA; n. 3 Nov 1913, Rock Island Co., IL, Merle M. Osborn, b. 1892, d. 1970. vii. Mable Nancy Whitney, b. Oct 1894, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. aft. 1940; m. 2 Sep 1911, Marion, IA, Carl Raymond Scott, son of J. H. and Susan (Pisel) Scott. viii. Dorothy Loraine Whitney, b. Jul 1898, Cedar Rapids, IA; d. 29 Mar 1971, Whittier, CA; bur. Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA; m. 22 Jan 1920, Los Angeles Co., CA, Clarence Elwin Ulery, son of Walter D. and Luella M. (Broomall) Ulery.
Harry WHITNEY 32 Self M M W NY Carpenter NY NY Dora WHITNEY 24 Wife F M W OH Keeps House OH OH Laura WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W IA NY OH Merritt WHITNEY 1 Son M S W IA NY OH Frances STARMAN 11 Oth F S W IA Servant BOH BOH Lewis NORTON 18 Oth M S W BOH Servant BOH BOH
279 287 Whitney, Henry Head W M Jun 1846 53 mar 24 New York New York New York Carpenter (Contr.), Rents house -----, Dora Wife W F Dec 1855 44 mar 24 8ch 7liv Ohio Ohio Ohio -----, Meritt Son W M Dec 1878 21 sgl Iowa New York Ohio Carpenter -----, Mamie Dau W F Mar 1883 17 sgl Iowa New York Ohio Chocolate dipper (Fct.) -----, Frankie Son W M Mar 1886 14 sgl Iowa New York Ohio At school -----, Harry Son W M Nov 1888 11 sgl Iowa New York Ohio At school -----, Mable Dau W F Oct 1894 5 sgl Iowa New York Ohio -----, Dorthy Dau W F Jul 1898 1 sgl Iowa New York Ohio
341 357 Whitney, Ella A. Head W F Jan 1881 19 sgl Iowa New York Ohio Ironer laundry, Rents house Downey, Ella Brdr W F Mar 1870 30 mar -- 4ch 4liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Ironer laundry
- 1910, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA: Frank R. Whitney, Head, M, 25, Iowa; Nellie Whitney, Wife, F, 21, Iowa; Dora Whitney, Mother, F, 53, Ohio; and Dorothy Whitney, Sister, F, 11, Iowa.
- 1915, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA: Dora Whitney, wid., b. OH, parents b. OH.
3.^ U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, at Ancestry.com.