Family:Whitney, Levi Franklin (1835-1911)

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Levi Franklin Whitney (Salmon), son of Salmon and Bathsheba (?West?) Whitney, was born 20 Aug 1835, Guilford, Medina Co., OH, and died 27 Feb 1911, Franklin, NE.

He married firstly, 26 Nov 1865, Inland, IA, Susanna S. Burkett. She was born about 1846, PA, and died between 1868 and 1870.

He married secondly, 7 Sep 1875, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Caroline Rutherford. She was born about 1852, OH, and died between 1880 and 1884.

He married thirdly, 15 Nov 1884, Franklin Co., NE, Augusta Amilia Durand (divorced 5 Dec 1885, Franklin Co, NE). She was born about 1853, OH.

Children of Levi Franklin and Susanna S. (Burkett) Whitney:

i. George West Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1866, IA; d. 12 Nov 1925, Franklin, NE; m. 17 Oct 1890, Bloomington, NE, Augusta Maska.
ii. Alice Whitney, b. ca. 1868, IA; d. before 1880.

Children of Levi Franklin and Caroline (Rutherford) Whitney:

iii. Ada Whitney, b. ca. 1878, IA; m. 5 Jun 1883, Bloomington, NE, Samuel H. Shoemaker.
iv. Clara Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1883, Franklin, NE; d. 10 Aug 1883, Franklin, NE.

Adopted child of Levi Franklin Whitney, biological parentage unknown:

v. Grace B. Whitney, b. Nov 1884, Franklin, NE; m. 3 Apr 1901, Bloomington, NE, Lester Bird Smith.

Children of Levi Franklin and Augusta Amilia (Durand) Whitney, if any, unknown.


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L. Frank WHITNEY 44 Self M M W OH Farming NY NY Caroline WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W OH Keeps House PA PA Georg WHITNEY 12 Son M S W IA At Home OH OH

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  • 1910, Grant, Franklin Co., NE: Levi F. Whitney living with daughter Grace and family.


  • Census records.

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