Family:Whitney, Henry (1835-1897)

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Henry8 Whitney (Jonathan7, Moses6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Jonathan7 and Nancy (Price) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1835, IN, and died 10 Sep 1897. He was buried in Blue Point Baptist Cemetery, Shumway, IL.

He married firstly, 29 Jul 1869, Vigo Co., IN, Ruth Tobey, daughter of Sylvanus Crowell and Martha D. (Graham) Tobey. She was born 9 Feb 1841, IN, and died before 1879.

He married secondly, before 1880, Mary Romine (Langel) Whitehead, daughter of Phillip and Lucinda (Beecher) Langel. She was born 25 Jul 1846, Columbus, OH, and died 15 Aug 1941, Casey, IL. She had married firstly, 17 Sep 1868, Clark Co., IL, Charles Fletcher Whitehead, of Co. H, 1st Illinois Cavalry, who died 25 Dec 1869, Charleston, IL.

Ruth Whitney Estate Settlement: On 24 Nov 1879, Simpson M. Beecher applied for the appointment of administrator.

Children of Henry8 and Ruth (Tobey) Whitney:

i. (prob.) Hatta S.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1867, IN; not in family in 1880.
ii. Mary B. Whitney, b. ca. 1872, IN; poss. the one who m. 10 Feb 1895, Vigo Co., IL, James J. Kelley.

Children of Henry8 and Mary Romine (Langel)(Whitehead) Whitney:

iii. Albert Philip9 Whitney, b. ca. 1878, IN; m. bef. 1910, Vivia M. -----.
iv. Flora May Whitney, b. ca. 1879, IN; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.
v. Walter William Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1883, IL; d. 13 Feb 1971, Los Angeles, CA.
vi. Elmer K. Whitney, b. 18 Nov 1885, IL; d. 17 Jan 1966, San Diego Co., CA.

Census

27 30 Whitney, Henry 34 M W Farmer $4200 $1671 Indiana Male citizen over 21 Ruth 28 F W Keeping house Indiana Hatta S. 3 F W Indiana

Henry WHITNEY 46 Self M M W IN Farmer NY IN Romine WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W OH Keeping House PA PA Mary B. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W IN IN IN Cassie WHITEHEAD 10 SDau F S W IL At Home IL IN Albert WHITNEY 2 Son M S W IN IN OH Flora May WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W IN IN OH

28 28 Whitney, Romaine Head W M Jul 1846 53 wid 7ch 5liv Ohio Pennsylvania Ohio Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Albert Son W M Nov 1877 22 sgl Indiana Indiana Ohio Farm labor -----, Flora Dau W F May 1879 21 sgl Indiana Indiana Ohio -----, Walter Son W M Jul 1883 16 sgl Indiana Indiana Ohio Farm labor -----, Elmer Son W M Nov 1885 14 sgl Indiana Indiana Ohio Farm labor

  • 1920, Casey, Clark Co., IL: Mary Whitney, 73, b. OH, widowed.
  • 1930, Casey, Clark Co., IL: Romaine Whitney, 83, b. OH, widowed.
  • 1940, Casey, Clark Co., IL: Mary R. Whitney, 93, b. OH, widowed, living with son Alfred P. Whitney and family.

References

  • Census records.

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