Family:Whitney, Levi Walt (1845-1887)

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Levi Walt Whitney (John), son of John and Larissa (Sutherland) Whitney, was born 8 Jul 1845, St. Catharines, ON, Canada, and died 16 Mar 1887, National, IA.

He married, 13 Oct 1867, Hardin, IA, Louisa A. Stewart, daughter of William and Sarah (Swarthout) Stewart. She was born 18 Feb 1848, Battle Creek, MI, and died after 1880.

He married secondly, before 1885, Josephine Garthoffner. She was born Feb 1861, IL, and died after 1900. She married secondly, about 1894, William Hochhaus, born Jan 1856, IA.

Children of Levi Walt and Louisa A. (Stewart) Whitney:

i. Louise Larissa Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1872, MN.
ii. Etta May Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1875, IA; d. 15 Oct 1968, Gilham, Sevier Co., AR.
iii. Carrie Whitney, b. ca. 1879, IA.

Children of Levi Walt and Josephine (Garthoffner) Whitney:

i. Vernon Lee Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1885, National, IA; m. 11 Nov 1914, Manila, Phillipines, Louise Oaten, b. ca. 1891, dau. of Julian S. and Maria (-----) Oaten.
iii. Pearl Blanch Whitney, b. Dec 1886, IA; m. 1 May 1912, Hancock Co., IA, Harley Hall Smith.

Census

1491 1513 John Whitney 57 M - Farmer $3000 $600 New York Louissa " 50 F - Vt. Reuben " 18 M - Farmer Canada Levi " 15 M - Do Laborer Do Attended school John " 12 M - Do Attended school Louissa " 8 F - Iowa Harriet Stancliff 15 F - New York

94 94 Whitney, Lee 25 M W Farmer $500 $500 Canada Illiterate, Nonvoter Whitney, Louisa 22 F W Keeping House Michigan Illiterate

Levi WHITNEY 34 Self M M W CAN Butcher NY NY Louesa WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W MI Housekeeping NY NY Louie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W MN CAN MI Ettie May WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W IA CAN MI Carrie WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W IA CAN MI

119 119 Hochhaus, William Head W M Jan 1856 44 mar 6 Iowa Germany Germany Stone mason, Owns free house -----, Josefine Wife W F Feb 1861 39 mar 6 3ch 3liv Illinois Germany Germany Whitney, Pearl Dau W F Dec 1886 13 sgl Iowa Canada Eng. Illinois At school Hochhaus, Ronsom Son W M Mar 1896 4 sgl Iowa Iowa Illinois

348 350 Garthoefner, Joseph Head W M Oct 1866 33 mar 4 Missouri Germany Switzerland Farmer, Rents farm -----, May Wife W F Dec 1875 24 mar 4 2ch 2liv Iowa Germany Germany -----, Lara M. Dau W F Jun 1895 4 sgl Iowa Ohio Iowa -----, Edna E. Dau W F Jun 1897 2 sgl Iowa Missouri Iowa Whitney, Vernon Srvt W M Dec 1884 15 sgl Iowa Iowa Missouri Farm laborer

References

  • Census records.
  • Ancestry World Tree at Ancestry.com.

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