Family:Whitney, Herman V. G. (1842-1918)

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Herman V. G.8 Whitney (Josiah Noyes7, Ephraim6, Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Josiah Noyes7 and Eliza Ann (Kilton) Whitney, was born Apr 1842, Jonesboro, ME, and died 25 Jan 1918, Olympia WA.

He married, 15 Mar 1867, Jonesboro, ME, Henrietta L.9 Whitney (Charles P.8, Gustavus Fellows7, Ephraim6, Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Charles P.8 and Emma Jane (Bryant) Whitney. She was born 8 Jan 1849, Jonesboro, ME, and died 6 Apr 1933, Olympia, WA.

Herman and Henrietta are buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Olympia, Washington

Obituary of Henrietta Whitney:
Olympia, Washington
Friday, April 7, 1933
Page 3

EARLY PIONEER ANSWERS CALL

Mrs. Henrietta L. Whitney, 83, early pioneer and resident of this county for the past 64 years, died Thursday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Wright, 117 Fifteenth avenue, east, her death following a long illness. Mrs. Whitney was born in Jonesboro, Maine, January 8, 1850. At the age of 19 she was married in the same city to Hiram Whitney. Shortly afterward they came to this state, locating at first in Port Townsend. After a brief residence there they came to this city, which continued to be their home. Mr. Whitney died here in 1915.

A son Jeff Whitney, and a daughter, Mrs. Fred Day, died several years ago. Surviving the deceased are two grandsons, Milford Day, of Olympia, and Robert Whitney, of Seattle, and two granddaughters, Mrs. Lloyd Riley, of Seattle, and Mrs. Arthur Fenton, of Long Beach, California, also six great grandchildren.

Mrs. Whitney had for many years been a member of the United Churches of Olympia, and was a past matron of Chapter 36, Order of Eastern Star. Funeral services will be from the Mills funeral chapel Sunday afternoon at 1:30, with interment in the family plot in Masonic cemetery.

Obituary of Herman Whitney:
Morning Olympian
Olympia, Washington
Saturday, January 26, 1918
Page 1

PIONEER RESIDENT OF CITY PASSES AWAY

Herman Whitney, aged 76, who has been a resident of Olympia since 1861, passed away at the family home, 1753 Main street, yesterday afternoon. Mr. Whitney was born in Maine in 1842 and came to Olympia while still a young man.

He leaves besides his wife, Henrietta Whitney, one son, J. L. Whitney of Seattle, one daughter, Mrs. T. R. Day, of Olympia: and a brother, Josiah Whitney of Jonesborough, Maine. Mr. Whitney has been a member of Harmony Lodge for 42 years. The funeral will be held under the auspices of the lodge, Sunday at 2 p. m., with J. A. Gilbaugh in charge, and Rev. C. T. Goodsell will assist. Interment will be in the Masonic cemetery and the services will be held from the Masonic Temple. The remains have been removed to the J. A. Gilbaugh undertaking parlors.

Children of Herman V. G.8 and Henrietta L.9 (Whitney) Whitney:

i. Jefferson Lee9 Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1867, Jonesboro, ME, d. 6 Sep 1923, Seattle, WA; m. Jane B. -----, b. Jan 1873, PA. Children:
a. Robert M.10 Whitney, b. Jul 1890, WA.
b. Ruth C. Whitney, b. Feb 1892, WA; m. William L. Riley.
c. Flora N. Whitney, b. Jan 1894, WA; m. Henry O. A. Marshner.
ii. Fred E. Whitney, b. Apr 1873, Olympia, WA.
iii. Ivy E. Whitney, b. 1878, Olympia, WA; m. Fred R. Day.

Census

Herman Harrison WHITNEY 38 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Henrietta L. WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W ME Keeps House ME ME Jeffie L. WHITHEY 12 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Fred E. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W WT ME ME Joy E. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W WT ME ME

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