Family:Whitney, Leonard Jotham (1842-1921)

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Leonard Jotham7 Whitney (Jotham7, Lemuel6, Lemuel5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jotham7 and Sally (Smith) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1842, Hinesburg, VT, and died 13 Nov 1921, Springville, UT.

He married firstly, 25 Dec 1866, Salt Lake City, UT, Typhenia Roseltha Perry, daughter of Stephen Chadwick and Anna Maria (Hulet) Perry. She was born 19 Jun 1847, Pisgah, IA, and died 18 Dec 1924, Springville, UT.

He married secondly, about 1907, Keziah (Herbert)(Gabbitas) Harrison, daughter of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth (Miles) Herbert. She was born 7 Feb 1855, Foleshill, Warwickshire, England, and died 8 Jan 1942, Springville, UT. She had married firstly, 31 Jul 1871, Salt Lake City, UT, George William Gabbitas (1843–1892). She had married secondly, 22 Jun 1893, Springville, UT, Jeremiah Harrison (1837–1905).

He served in the Civil War, 1st Lieutenant, Co. F-S, 1st Nevada Volunteers.

Children of Leonard Jotham7 and Typhenia Roseltha (Perry) Whitney:

i. Leonard Nelson8 Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1867, Springville, UT; d. 21 Apr 1871, Springville, UT.
ii. Lilly Semyra Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1870, Springville, UT; d. 4 Jan 1956, Spanish Fork, UT; m.(1) 31 Dec 1891, UT, Willard Straw; m.(2) ca. 1896, Mark Edward Bray; m.(3) 29 Nov 1899, Utah Co., UT, Johannes Murri/John Murray.
iii. Harvey Alonzo Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1872, Springville, UT; d. 31 Jul 1951, Mapleton, UT; m. 9 Dec 1895, Mapelton, UT, Claudia Johnson, b. 12 Jun 1877, Springville, UT,d. 16 May 1957, Ogden, UT.
iv. Lewis Jotham Whitney, b. 18 Jun 1874, Springville, UT; d. 16 Sep 1954, Payson, UT; m. 24 Feb 1909, Mapleton, UT, Frances Evaline Henderson; m.(2) 23 Dec 1931, Salt Lake City, UT, Jessie Alleman.
v. Anna Tracey Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1878, Mapleton, UT; d. 25 Aug 1966, Provo, UT; m. 28 Jun 1901, Mapleton, UT, Aaron Wayne Johnson.
vi. Jessie Colista Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1882, Park City, UT; d. 17 Jul 1949, Idaho Falls, ID; m. 24 Feb 1909, Salt Lake City, UT, Orson Manwaring.

Leonard Jotham7 and Keziah {Herbert)(Gabbitas)(Harrison) Whitney had no children.


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  • Census records.
  • Braithwaite, Mozelle Whitney, Heritage Unlimited. Permits You to Climb a Short Distance Up or Down Your Family Tree. Ancestors and Posterity of Harvey Alonzo Whitney, Sr., and Claudia Johnson Whitney (1974).

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