Family:Whitney, John Linus (1850-1930)

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John Linus Whitney (John Linus), John Linus and Mary Amanda (Whitlock) Whitney, was born 14 Dec 1850, NY, and died 21 Jan 1930, Muncie, IN, aged 79 years 1 month 7 days, of urinary sepsis.[1] He was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN.[2]

He married, 21 Dec 1887, Darke Co., OH, Margaret K. Replogle, daughter of Jacob and Abigail (Jones) Replogle. She was born Mar 1849, Darke Co., OH, and died 26 Dec 1913. She was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN.[3]

"John Linus Whitney, Jr., married Margaret Replogle, daughter of Jacob and Abigail Replogle of Darke Co., Ohio. They had a son, John Clifton Whitney, who married Katherine Middleton; they in turn had Eugene Middleton Whitney (my father). My father states that Grandmother Katherine told him that when she had a name researched, she learned that a Mrs. Shields of Elkhart, In., was related to our family. In the 1940 telephone directory from that area, I found a Mrs. E. A. Shields living there, on 407 So. Second St. Does anyone have any knowledge of this family? We also believe that our family is registered with the Colonial Dames, by Mary Elizabeth Whitney, in 1935/9. Mrs. Mary (Whitney) Grumbling, P.O. Box 221, Forbestown, Ca., 95941."[4]

Children of John Linus and Margaret K. (Replogle) Whitney:

i. Arnella Abigail Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1872, Darke Co., OH;[5] "Arnelia" d. 29 Sep 1939, Muncie, IN, aged 67 years 0 months 0 days, of coronary occlusion;[6] bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN.[7]
ii. John Clifton Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1875, Dallas, OH;[8] "Dr." d. 11 Dec 1947, aged 72 years 10 months 10 days, of diabetes;[9] bur. Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, IN;[10] m. 27 Mar 1900, Marion Co., IN, Katherine Middleton.[11]
iii. Charles Russell Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1878, Darke Co., OH.[12]
iv. Eugene John Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1882, Rose Hill, OH; d. 12 Aug 1947, Elkhart, IN, aged 66 years 1 month 11 days, of gastrointestinal hemorrhage;[13] bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN.[14] bur. Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, IN; m. 14 Feb 1914, Muncie, IN, Bessie Oral Studebaker, b. 26 Feb 1886, Hamilton, IN, dau. of Daniel T. and Amelia (Sanders) Studebaker.[15] He was recorded as divorced at death.
v. Mary J. Whitney, b. Sep 1885, OH; d. aft. 1900; probably the same as Iva, below, who is otherwise not found in 1900 census.
vi. Iva L. Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1885, Lightsville, OH; d. 29 Jun 1970, Muncie, IN, aged 84 years, of cariovascular collapse;[16] bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN;[17] m.(1) 5 Oct 1902, Huntington Co., Indiana, Roy L. Coss, b. Andrews, IN, son of John C. and Ida (Stanton) Coss;[18] m.(2) 18 Aug 1924, Dubuque, IA, Theodore A. Theodoros, b. ca. 1886, son of Arislids and Dimitra (-----) Theodoros.[19] She was recorded as divorced at death.

Census

529 519 John Whitlock 58 M - Farmer $1000 $175 Connecticut Lucy " 54 F - Do James W. " 15 M - N.Y. Attended school John L. Whitney 9 F - N.Y. Attended school [sic]

569 594 Starr, Charles A. 36 M W Coal & Wood Dealer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Emaline A. 36 F W Keeping House New York Whitny, Linis 20 M W Sewing Machine Agent New York Morran, Emma 25 F W Domestic Servant Ohio

Linus J WHITNEY 29 Self M M W NY Sewing Mach Agt. NY NY Maggie M WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH Abbie WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W OH OH OH John C WHITNEY 5 Son M S W OH NY OH

54 61 Whitney, John L. Head W M Dec 1851 48 mar 28 New York New York Connecticut Gass Leaser, Owns mortgaged house -----, Margaret Wife W F Mch 1849 51 mar 28 5ch 4liv Ohio Ohio New York -----, Arnella Dau W F Sep 1873 26 sgl Ohio New York Ohio School teacher -----, John C. Son W F Jan 1875 25 mar 0 Ohio New York Ohio Clerk -----, Eugene J. Son W M Jul 1882 17 sgl Ohio New York Ohio Clerk -----, Mary J. Dau W F Sep 1885 14 sgl Ohio New York Ohio At school Shattuck, Mary A. Moth W F Oct 1824 75 wid 5ch 4liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut

  • 1910, 307 North Monroe, Muncie Ward 2, Delaware Co., IN, p. 4B:

102 107 Whitney, J. L. Head M W 59 mar1 38 New York Connecticut New York Own income, Rents house -----, Margret Wife F W 61 mar1 38 5ch 4liv Ohio Ohio New Jersey None -----, Aronella Dau F W 37 sgl Ohio New York Ohio Teacher public school -----, Eugene Son M W 28 sgl Ohio New York Ohio Dentist own office Coss, Iva Coss Dau F W 25 div 1ch 1liv Ohio New York Ohio Painter signs -----, Geraldine GDau F W 5 sgl Indiana Indiana Ohio None

  • 1920, 516 Monroe St., Muncie Ward 1, Delaware Co., IN, p. 3A:

57 61 Whitney, John L. Head M W 69 New York New York Connecticut None, Rents -----, Ariella A. Dau F W 47 Ohio New York Ohio Teacher in school Coss, Iva L. Dau F W 33 Ohio New York Ohio Clerk woolen mills -----, Marrian G. GDau F W 15 Indiana Indiana Ohio None

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011, from Ancestry.com.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #95487496, John L. Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #95487446, Margaret K. Replogle Whitney.

4.^  [[Archive:Whitney Whistler, Volume 7, Number 3|Whitney Whistler, Volume 7, Number 3.

5.^  Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011, from Ancestry.com.

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79802578, Armelia A. Whitney.

8.^  Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, at FamilySearch.org.

9.^  Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011, from Ancestry.com.

10.^  FindAGrave Memorial #115518938, John C. Whitney.

11.^  Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, at FamilySearch.org.

12.^  Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, at FamilySearch.org.

13.^  Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011, from Ancestry.com.

14.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79802491, J. Eugene Whitney.

15.^  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, at FamilySearch.org.

16.^  Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011, from Ancestry.com.

17.^  FindAGrave Memorial #79802371, Iva L. Theodoros.

18.^  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, at FamilySearch.org.

19.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.


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