Family:Whitney, Luke Franklin (c1829-a1880)

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Luke Franklin8 Whitney (Luke7, Josiah6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Luke7 and Bathsheba (Brown) Whitney, was born about 1829, MA, and died 13 Apr 1898. He was buried in Long Point Cemetery, Long Point, IL.[1]

He married firstly, 1849-1850, Electa Eaton. She was born about 1827, PA, and died 19 Jul 1869, Long Point, IL, of consumption.[2] She was buried in Long Point Cemetery, Long Point, IL.[3]

He married secondly, 12 Jan 1870, Livingston Co., IL, Mary (Cole) Wheeler. She was born about 1826, and died 27 Nov 1880. She was buried in Long Point Cemetery, Long Point, IL.[4]

Resided Long Point, IL.

Children of Luke Franklin8 and Electa (Eaton) Whitney:

i. Howard9 Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1850, PA; d. 19 Dec 1911, Sarpy Co., NE; bur. Fairview Cemeeter, Papillion, NE;[5] unmarried.
ii. Sidney F. Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1852, Leona, PA; d. 8 Sep 1855, Leona, PA; bur. Leona Cemetery, Springfield, PA.[6]
iii. Elmore L. Whitney, b. Apr 1854, PA; m. Elizabeth A. "Bessie" Degen.
iv. Fidelia A. Whitney, b. ca. 1858, IL; d. Jun 1870, Long Point, IL, aged 12 of inflamation of the bowels;6}} bur. Long Point Cemetery, Long Point, IL.[7]
v. Adella Whitney, b. ca. 1858; d. 27 Apr 1870, Long Point, IL, aged 12 of inflamation of the stomach;[8]
vi. Roy L. Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1860, IL; m. Fannie F. Mitchell.


Probably "Fidelia A." and "Adella" are the same person. There are two separate entries in the 1870 Mortality Schedule. Thete their given age is the same, their place of death the same, and the cause about the same. The dates of death differ by two months. There is only one daughter aged 2 in the 1860 census, and there is only one gravestone.


216 217 Luke F. Whitney 21 M - Sawyer Mass. Married in year Electa " 23 F - Pa. Married in year Luke " 46 M - Laborer Mass.

1031 1038 Francis Whitney 30 M - Farmer 2400 200 Massachusetts Electa " 32 F - Pennsylvania Howard " 9 M - do Attended school Elmore " 6 M - do Attended school Fidella Whitney 2 F - Ills.

3 3 Whitney, Franklin 39 M W Farmer $2200 $430 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary 39 F W Keeps house Penn. " Elmore 14 M W Farm laborer " Attended school " Roy 9 M W " " Ills. Attended school

241 211 Miller, Eliza E. 56 F W Farmer $3400 $1200 Penn. Eugene 19 M W Works on farm Illinois Stillman 29 M W Farmer Illinois Male citizen over 21 Hetty 15 F W At School Illinois Attended school Whitney, Howard 19 M W Works on farm Penn. McFarland, E. W. 29 M W Teaching school Ohio Male citizen over 21 Russel, Lincoln 10 M W At School Nebraska Attended school Amanda 13 F W " " Nebraska Attended school

Frank WHITNEY 50 Self M M W MA Farmer MA VT Mary WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W PA Keeping House KY KY Ida WHEELER 18 SDau F S W MN Keeping House PA PA

John F. SWAIN 67 Self M M W VT Farmer MA NH Marsha SWAIN 53 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Mary SWAIN 18 Dau F S W NE At Home VT VT Albert K. SWAIN 17 Son M S W NE Works On Farm VT VT Oliver C. SWAIN 14 Son M S W NE Works On Farm VT VT Howard WHITNY 28 Oth M S W PA Stone Mason NY PA

230 231 Whitney, Roy L. Head W M Jun 1859 40 mar 16 Illinois Massachusetts Pennsylvania Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Fannie Wife W F Oct 1859 40 mar 16 3ch 3liv Nebraska England England -----, Frank Son W M Mar 1886 14 sgl Nebraska Illinois Nebraska At School -----, Ross Son W M Feb 1888 12 sgl Nebraska Illinois Nebraska At School -----, Fred Son W M Dec 1889 10 sgl Nebraska Illinois Illinois Nebraska At School -----, Howard Brot W M Dec 1849 50 sgl Pennsylvania Massachusetts Pennsylvania Gardner, Rents farm


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #107289419, Francis Luke "Frank" Whitney.

2.^  1870 Mortality Schedule

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #107289408, Electa Eaton Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #107289438, Mary Cole Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #74797727, Howard Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #174847190, Sidney F. Whitney.

7.^  1870 Mortality Schedule

8.^  Find A Grave Memorial #107289381, Fidelia A. "Delia" Whitney.

9.^  1870 Mortality Schedule

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