Family:Whitney, Marion Eugene (1845-1931)

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Marion Eugene8 Whitney (Silas Jeremiah7, Joseph Lee6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Silas Jeremiah7 and Issabinda (Bootes) Whitney, was born 21 Sep 1845, Yorkshire, NY, and died 13 Dec 1931, Yorkshire, NY. He was buried in Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY.[1]

He married, about 1877, Susan Emma Hammond, daughter of Albert W. and Alvira (Rice) Hammond. She was born 2 Jul 1852, and died 14 Feb 1921, Yorkshire, NY. She was buried in Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY.[2]

He was a farmer; was living at West Yorkshire in May 1875, unmarried.

Children of Marion Eugene8 and Susan Emma (Hammond) Whitney:

i. Clarence E.9 Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1877, NY; d. 29 May 1933; bur. Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY;[3] m. 30 Dec 1908, Cattaraugus Co., NY, Ethel A. "Effie" Howell.
ii. Jennie M. Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1884, NY; d. 4 Apr 1974; bur. Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY;[4] m. 6 Jul 1910, Gerald Knight.
iii. Ruth Whitney, b. 1886; d. 1886; bur. Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY.[5]
iv. Ethel Grace Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1889, NY; d. 7 Jun 1934, Buffalo NY; bur. Delevan Cemetery, Delevan, NY;[6] m. 31 Mar 1934, Charles Jay Cagwin.

Census

  • 1870: not found.. Note for consideration: The 1870 Census for Yorkshire, Cattaraugus, NY does show a "Mary" living in the household of "Cyrus" and Issabinda Whitney, though they had no child by that name and their other children are identified correctly. "Mary" is enumerated as age 24 - which is consistent with Marion Eugene's age in 1870. Not only was Silas incorrectly enumerated as Cyrus, I propose that the enumerator made another error and heard "Marion" as "Mary" and assumed/assigned the gender as female, but that this is actually Marion Eugene.
  • 1880, Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co., NY:

Jean M. WHITNEY 33 Self M W NY Farmer NY PA Susan WHITNEY 27 Wife F W NY Keeping House NY NY Clarence E. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W NY NY NY

349 351 Whitney, Eugene Head W M Sep 1845 54 mar 23 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Susan Wife W F Jul 1852 47 mar 23 4ch 3liv New York New York New York -----, Clarence Son W M Sep 1877 22 sgl New York New York New York Farm Laborer -----, Jainie Dau W F Feb 1883 17 sgl New York New York New York At School 10 mos. -----, Ethel Dau W F Aug 1889 10 sgl New York New York New York At School 8 mos.

  • 1910, Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co., NY:

257 278 Whitney, Eugene M. Head M W 60 m33 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Susan E. Wife F W 59 m33 4ch 3lv New York New York New York Own account, Owns free house -----, Jennie M. Dau F W 26 sgl New York New York New York None -----, Ethel G. Dau F W 20 sgl New York New York New York None Whitney, Clarence E. Head M W 32 m1 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Ethel A. Wife F W 28 m1 0ch 0lv New York New York New York None

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #54998584, Eugene Marian Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #54998699, Susan E. Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #38136432, Clarence E. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #32121825, Jennie Mabel Whitney Knight.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #54998707, Ruth Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #108585856, Ethel G. Whitney Cagwin.


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