Family:Whitney, Luke S. (c1824-1864)

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Luke S. Whitney, probably the unidentified son of Jacob6 and Minerva (Gillette) Whitney, was born circa 1824, NY, and died 8 Jun 1864, Louisville, KY.

He married circa 1845, probably Litchfield, MI, Juliett Dunshee, daughter of Amos and Phebe (------) Dunshee. She was born 6 Aug 1829, NY, and died 1 Aug 1911, Defiance, OH. She married secondly 20 Nov 1864, Defiance Co., OH, John J. Finn.

Luke enlisted as a Private in Company G, 38th Infantry Regiment Ohio at the age of 40 years. He died of disease at Louisville, KY and is buried in Cave Hill National Cemetery.

Children of Luke S. and Juliett (Dunshee) Whitney:

i. Amos M. Whitney, b. circa 1846, Litchfield, MI; m. Clara Bouton.
ii. Leander J. Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1850, Litchfield, MI; m.(1) Mary B. Weidenhamer, m.(2) Roditha E. Vandusen.
iii. John H. Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1855, Defiance Co., OH; m. Laura Florence Warren.
iv. Frank Lucius Whitney, b. Nov 1862, Defiance, OH; m.(1) Madora Noffsinger, m.(2) Mary B. Berger, m.(3) Jessie R. (Rankin) Miller.

Census

147 149 Amos E. Dunsher 46 M - Carriage Maker Vt. Phebe Dunsher 35 F - Vt. Lucius C. Dunsher 18 M - Shoemaker N.Y. Elizabeth Dunsher 10 F - O. Attended school 150 Luke Whitney 26 M - Farmer $300 N.Y. Juliette Whitney 21 F - N.Y. Amos Whitney 3 M - Mich.

60 59 L. Whitney 35 M - Teamster $150 N.Y. Juliett 30 F - Vt. Amos M. 13 M - Mich. Attended school Leander 9 " - " Attended school John 5 " - O.

214 219 Finn, John 53 M W Farmer $7000 $950 Ireland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Juliet 41 F W Keeping House N.Y. -----, Orlando 8 M W At Home Ohio Attended school -----, Edwin 2 M W " " Whitney, Leander J. 19 M W " Michigan Attended school -----, John H. 14 M W " Ohio Attended school -----, Frank 8 M W " " Attended school

Widow Juliette remarried.

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