Family:Whitney, Leroy Chester (1846-1910)

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Leroy Chester Whitney (Smith, Chauncey), son of Smith and Lucy (Parker) Whitney, was born 18 Apr 1846, Triangle, NY, and died 5 Oct 1910, Milwaukee, WI, aged 64 years.[1] He was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI.[2]

He married, 27 Oct 1869, Genesee Co., MI, Jane Emily Rankin, daughter of Francis and Caroline (-----) Rankin. She was born Mar 1846, Ireland, and died 13 Nov 1933, Milwaukee, WI. She was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI.[3]

Children of Leroy Chester and Jane Emily (Rankin) Whitney:

i. Leroy Chester Whitney, b. Aug 1870, NY; d. 11 Oct 1915, aged 45 years; bur. Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI;[4] m. bef. 1899, Franciska E. Miller.
ii. Lee Rankin Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1872, Saginaw, MI; d. aft. 1940; m.(1) 30 Mar 1896, Milwaukee, WI, Anne Ellen Townsend; m.(2) ca. 1930, Pearl W. Kelley.
iii. Francis Hearn Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1873, Saginaw, MI; d. 1944; bur. Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI;[5] m. 5 Sep 1894, Milwaukee, WI, Minnie Alice Whipp.
iv. Lucy Parker Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1875, Genesee Co., MI; d. 3 Jun 1928, Kent Co., ON, Canada; bur. Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI;[6] m. 12 Feb 1902, Milwaukee, WI, Michael Henry Grossman.
v. Emily Jane Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1878, Flint, MI; m. 3 May 1910, Milwaukee, WI, Philip Grossman.
v. Herbert Chamberlin Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1881, Flint, MI; d. -----; m.(1) 25 Apr 1906, Milwaukee, WI, Lida Jean McCallum, b. 1885, d. 1916; m.(2) bef. 1925, Johanna "Jennie" Kubalek.


Reroy C. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W NY R.R. Freight Agent NY NY Jennie E. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W IRE Keeping House IRE IRE Leroy C. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W NY NY IRE Lee R. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W NY NY IRE Francis H. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MI NY IRE Lucy P. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MI NY IRE Jennie E. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W MI NY IRE Maggie KENNY 24 Oth F S W MI Servant IRE ENG

317 361 Whitney, Leroy C. Head W M Apr 1846 54 mar 30 New York New York New York Insurance, Owns free house -----, Jane E. Wife W F Mar 1846 54 mar 30 6ch 6liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1856 -----, Lucy E. Dau W F Nov 1875 24 sgl Michigan New York Ireland -----, Jane E. Dau W F Jan 1878 22 sgl Michigan New York Ireland School teacher -----, Herbert C. Son W M Feb 1881 19 sgl Michigan New York Ireland Clerk in R.R. freight office -----, Lee R. Son W M Sep 1872 27 mar 4 New York New York Ireland Clerk U.S. steamboat insptr.

  • 1910, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI: Leroy C. Whitney, wife Jane E. and family.


  • Census records.

1.^  Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968, at

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #97725366, Leroy C. Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #97725307, Jane E. Rankin Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #97725431, Leroy Chester Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #83404477, Francis H. Whitney.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #XXXXX, Lucy Parker Whitney Grossman.

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