Family:Whitney, Luther (1841-1914)
Luther8 Whitney (Joseph7, Palmer6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Sophronia (Taylor) Whitney, was born 7 Dec 1841, near Campton (now Wasco), Kane County, IL, and died 4 Dec 1914, Hopkins, Nodaway Co., MO.
He married, 18 Nov 1865, Thomson, Carroll Co., IL, Ellen Augusta Willey, daughter of Alonzo and Tryphena (Barber) Willey. She was born 15 Mar 1843, near Java Village, Wyoming Co., NY, and died 3 Sep 1926, Hopkins, Nodaway Co., MO.
Luther and Ellen were second cousins. They were related through their common ancestors, Joseph and Lydia (Miller) Barber.
Luther was a farmer and served during the war in the 92nd Illinois Regiment, was wounded and had a pension; resided York Twp, Carroll Co., IL, and Hopkins, Nodaway Co., MO.
Children of Luther8 and Ellen Augusta (Willey) Whitney:
i. Frank9 Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1868; m. his first cousin, Lucy Ethel Whitney. ii. Everett Whitney, b. 18 May 1870; m. Alma Armedia Nixon. iii. Fay W. Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1885; m. Bess M. Burch.
193 193 Whitney, Luther 28 M W Farmer $1000 $600 Illinois Male citizen over 21 " Ellen 26 F W New York " Frank 2 M W Illinois " Infant 1/12 M W Illinois Born May
Luthar WHITNEY 38 Self M M W IL Farming NH NY Ella WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NY Keeping House VT NY Franklin WHITNEY 12 Son M S W IL At School IL NY Everett WHITNEY 10 Son M S W IL At School IL NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 433.
1.^ [Pierce], ["Genealogical Notes on the Whitney, Willey/Willie and Kellogg Families", Gary E. Swinson, Torrance, CA, 1987.].
2.^ [Death Certificate]
3.^ [Marriage Record]
5.^ [Death Certificate]