Family:Whitney, Levi Sumner (1860-1928)

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Probably taken in Novinger, MO, about 1916. Standing: James A., Charles H.,
William D., Karl H., Floyd O.; seated: Levi S., Helen A., Laura A. (Dunn)
Whitney.©2016, Jane A. Whitney Hunt

Levi Sumner8 Whitney (Harvey7, David6, Roswell5, David4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Harvey7 and Eliza (Jump) Whitney,[1] was born 29 Mar 1860, Bremer Co, IA, and died 27 Dec 1928, Kaneville, Kane, IL.[2]

He married 4 Apr 1880, Keokuk, IA,[3] Laura A. Dunn, daughter of J. A. and Jane Dunn. She was born Oct 1859, Keokuk, IA, and died in 1922.[4]

They lived in Prairie (1880) and Warren (1890), Keokuk, IA, Lafayette, Boulder, CO (1910), and Ninevah, Adair, MO (1920).

Levi was a farmer, railroad contractor, coal miner, and shopkeeper.

Children[5] of Levi Sumner8 and Laura A. (Dunn) Whitney:

i. James Allen Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1881, IA; d. 24 Oct 1978, IA; m. ca. 1904, Maude L. Daniels.
ii. Charles H. Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1883, IA; d. 25 Dec 1917, MO.
iii. William D. Whitney, b. 24 Apr 1887, KS; d. 13 Jul 1949, IL; m. ca. 1907, Clara M. Montgomery.
iv. Karl H.9 Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1889, IA; d. 29 Mar 1976, MO; m. 31 Oct 1908, MO, Iva O. Shumate.
v. Helen A. Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1893, IA; d. 12 Aug 1950, IA; m.(1) 25 Nov 1914, MO, Arvil Lewis; m.(2) 28 Apr 1942, MO, Marvin McCartney.
vi. Floyd O. Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1896, IA; d. 21 Jan 1965, CA.; m. 8 Feb 1919, MO, Mayme I. Hatfield.


Harvey WHITNEY 59 Self M M W NY Blacksmith NY NY Eliza M. WHITNEY 59 Wife F M W NY NY NY Anna E. WHITNEY 30 Dau F S W IL Keeping House NY NY Harvey P. WHITNEY 28 Son M S W IL Farmer NY NY Levi S. WHITNEY 20 Son M M W IA Farmer NY NY Laura D. WHITNEY 20 DauL F M W IA Keeping House IN IN

134 139 Whitney, Levi S. Head W M Mar 1860 40 mar 20 Iowa New York Ohio R.R. Factory contractor, Rents house -----, Laura A. Wife W F Oct 1859 40 mar 20 7ch 6liv Iowa Indiana Indiana -----, James A. Son W M Oct 1881 18 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa Day laborer -----, Charles H. Son W M Aug 1883 16 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, William D. Son W M Apr 1887 13 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, Karl H. Son W M Mar 1889 11 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, Hellen A. Dau W F Nov 1893 6 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, Floyd O. Son W M Feb 1896 4 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa


1.^  1870 U.S. Federal Census, Prairie, Keokuk, IA, p. 407B.

2.^  Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947.

3.^  Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.

4.^  Find A Grave.

5.^  1900 U.S. Federal Census, Warren, Keokuk, IA, p. 6A.

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