Family:Whitney, Luther M. (1843-1930)

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Luther M. Whitney (Benjamin, [poss.] Samuel Kellogg, Benjamin), son of Benjamin and Amelia (Mead) Whitney, was born 29 Jan 1843, Norwalk, CT, and died 28 Oct 1930, CT. He was buried in Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, CT.

He married, about 1873, Rhuama Jane Sniffin, daughter of John W. and Anna A. (Brundage) Sniffin. She was born Apr 1848, North Castle, NY, and died after 1926.

He served in Company I, 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War.

Children of Luther M. and Rhuama Jane (Sniffin) Whitney:

i. Florence A. Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1874; d. 7 Mar 1895; bur. Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, CT.
ii. Edith A. Whitney, b. Apr 1877, CT; d. aft. 1900.
iii. Maud E. Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1879, CT; d. Jul 1973, Yonkers, NY; m. 26 Oct 1901, Norwalk, CT, Rev. George H. Locke.
iv. Mary H. Whitney, b. Sep 1880, CT; d. aft. 1900; probably the same as Maud E., above.
v. Franklin Luther Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1882, Norwalk, CT; 8 Nov 1965, Bridgeport, CT.
vi. Harman B. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1885, CT; d. 28 Mar 1889; bur. Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, CT.
vi. Inez B. Whitney, b. Oct 1888, CT; d. 24 Mar 1962, Norwalk, CT; m.(1) Kenneth Albert Pratt; m.(2) William Gates.
vii. Robert Vincent Whitney, b. Dec 1891, CT; d. 22 Jun 1957, Norwalk, CT; m. Gertrude Peterson.

Census

Luther N. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W CT Works In Hat Factory CT CT Rua WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Florance A. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W NY CT NY Edith WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W CT CT NY Maud E. WHITNEY 8M Dau F S W CT CT NY

477 490 Whitney, Luther M. Head W M Jan 1845 55 mar 27 Connecticut England Connecticut Janitor armery, Rents house -----, Rhuama Wife W F Apr 1848 52 mar 27 7ch 5liv New York New York New York -----, Edith A. Dau W F Apr 1879 21 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York Box fcty. (paper) -----, Mary H. Dau W F Sep 1880 19 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York Shirt fcty. -----, Franklin L. Son W M Dec 1882 17 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York Ship clerk Hat fcty. -----, Inez B. Dau W F Oct 1888 11 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York At school -----, Robert B. Son W M Dec 1891 8 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York At school Barklem, Joseph Brdr W M Oct 1878 21 sgl Connecticut Connecticut England Barr. mould

References

  • Census records.

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