Family:Whitney, Oliver Cromwell Hope William (1848-1928)

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Oliver Cromwell Hope William2 Whitney (Edmund1, Edmund), son of Edmund1 and Frances (Hope) Whitney, was born 31 Aug 1848, Bloomfield Township, Essex County, NJ, and died 24 Apr 1928, Cody, Park County, WY.[1] He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cody, WY.[2]

He married firstly, 22 Mar 1877, prob. Little Sioux, Harrison Co., IA, Elizabeth Ellen (Polen) Kinney, daughter of William and Elizbeth (Cromie) Polen. They must have been divorced, since both remarried. She was born 17 Apr 1855, OH, and died 21 Oct 1899, Harrison Co., IA. She "E. E. Paland" had married firstly, 20 Jul 1873, Harrison Co., IA, Frank W. Kinney. She married thirdly, 2 Jul 1893, Missouri Valley, IA, William Rosenbury.

He married secondly, 4 Jul 1894, Marion C. Cameron. She was born Aug 1870, Scotland, and died before 1910.

He was a Private in Co. C, 1st Nebraska Cavalry, enlisted 13 Jun 1864, discharged 1 Oct 1865.

On 27 Nov 1908 he applied from Cody, WY, for an invalid's pension based on this service, Application #1379124, Certificate #1153435.

Children of Oliver Cromwell Hope William2 and Elizabeth Ellen (Polen) Whitney:

i. Oliver F.3 Whitney, b. Mar 1879, IA; d. 25 Jul 1909, Britton, SD; m. 25 Dec 1908, Britton, SD, Blanche L. Hinkley (1882-1951).
ii. Winnie Whitney, b. ca. 1880, IA; m. 31 Oct 1899, Onawa, IA, Fred A. Wilson, b. ca. 1878, son of Calvin and Alice H. (Lagoon) Wilson.[3]
iii. Frances May Margette Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1883, Rockerville, SD; d. 29 Nov 1989, Scotland, SD; m. 11 Sep 1900, Little Sioux, IA, Fred W. Radtke, b. ca. 1879, son of William and Matilda (Smith) Radtke.[4]
iv. Edward Nelson Whitney, b. 1885; d. 1891.

Children of Oliver Cromwell Hope William2 and Marion C. (Cameron) Whitney:

v. Marion O. Whitney, b. Aug 1895, MT; d. 4 Nov 1937, Maywood, IL.
vi. Dewey C. Whitney, b. Jul 1898, MT; d. 12 Nov 1981, Anacortes, WA.
vii. Iva Christina Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1901, MT; d. 25 Feb 1975, CA.


26 26 Whitney, Isaac 30 M W Day Laborer $100 England Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Jane 29 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born -----, Oliver 22 M " Day Laborer New Jersey Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21

Oliver WHITNEY 32 Self M M W NJ Labourer ENGLAND ENGLAND Elizabeth E. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH PA Oliver WHITNEY 1 Son M S W IA At Home NJ OH Ruth KENNEY 6 Dau F S W IA At Home NY OH

343 384 Whitney, Oliver Head W M Aug 1848 51 mar 5 New Jersey England England Janitor, Owns free house -----, Marion Wife W F Aug 1870 29 mar 5 2ch 2liv Scotland Scotland Scotland -----, Marion O. Dau W F Aug 1895 4 sgl Montana New Jersey Scotland -----, Dewey C. Son W M Jul 1898 1 sgl Montana New Jersey Scotland

29 29 Rose, Sacher Head W M Nov 1858 41 mar 22 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Carpenter, Owns free house -----, Matilda Wife W F Mar 1861 39 mar 22 4ch 2liv Illinois Ohio Illinois -----, Gertrude Dau W F Aug 1885 14 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Illinois -----, Clifton Son W M Nov 1887 12 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Illinois Clapper, Jasper Brot W M Oct 1894 5 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Illinois Rose, W. M. Brdr W M Oct 1847 52 wid Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Painter Whitney, Olliver Brdr W M Mar 1879 21 sgl Iowa Indiana Iowa Salesman groceries

60 61 Brooks, F. W. Head W M Jul 1836 63 mar 44 Ohio New Jersey New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Margaret Wife W F Dec 1833 66 mar 44 9ch 6liv England England England Immig. unknown Whitney, Francis Srvt W F Jul 1883 16 sgl Iowa Unknown Unknown Housekeeper

  • 1910, Sunlight, Park Co., WY, p. 1A:

8 8 Whitney, Oliver Head M W 62 wid New Jersey New York New York Miner copper mine, Owns free house

  • 1920, Cody, Park Co., WY, p. 4A/14:

-- -- Whitney, Oliver Brdr M W 70 wid New York United States United States Laborer farm


  • Census records.

1.^  United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, at

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #20656345, Pvt. Oliver Whitney.

3.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at

4.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at

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