Family:Whitney, Melvin Higley (1856-1941)
Melvin Higley9 Whitney (William Elisha8, Arvy7, Elisha6, Ephraim5, Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of [Family:Whitney, William Elisha (1827-1911)|William Elisha8 and Mary Charlotte (Higley) Whitney]], was born 10 Aug 1856, Camden, OH, and died 1941. He was buried in Springfield Township Cemetery, Holland, OH.
He married, 18 Jul 1877, Erie, MI, Ida May Walker. They must have been divorced. She married secondly, 7 Sep 1898, Lorain Co., OH, T. Truman Holcomb, who was born 1855, died 1932, and was buried in Springfield Township Cemetery, Holland, OH.
Children of Melvin Higley9 and Ida May (Walker) Whitney:
i. Edith10 Whitney, b. ca. 1879, OH. ii. Ethel May Whitney, b. 6 Feb 1886, Wellington, OH; d. 26 Oct 1979; m.(1) 7 May 1908, Montgomery Co., OH, Frank Riley, son of James W. and Sarah (-----) Riley; m.(2) 26 Dec 1950, Howell, MI, Irving William Shelters. iii. (child) Whitney.
Melvin H. WHITNEY 23 Self M M W OH Laborer NY OH May WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH Edith WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W OH OH OH
5 5 Holcomb, T. T. Head W M Nov 1855 44 mar 1 Ohio Ohio New York Farmer, Rents farm -----, May I. Wife W F Nov 1856 43 mar 1 2ch 2liv Ohio New York Ohio -----, Frank M. Son W M Oct 1880 19 sgl Iowa Ohio Ohio Farm laborer -----, Un-named Dau W F May 1900 0m sgl Iowa Ohio Ohio -----, Hannah M. Moth W F May 1831 69 wid 6ch 2liv New York Connecticut Connecticut Whitney, Ethel M. Sdau W F Feb 1886 14 sgl Ohio Ohio Ohio At school
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