Family:Whitney, Oliver Perry (1849-1914)

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Oliver Perry Whitney (James), son of James and Ruth (-----) Whitney, was born 29 Dec 1849 or 1850 or 1851 or 1852 or 1853, IL or OH or IA or IL or KS or MO, and died 4 Nov 1914, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS. He is buried in Cowger Cemetery, Doniphan Co., KS.

He married 1873, Rock Falls, Phelps Co., NE, Cordelia Moser, daughter of Samuel P. and Rebecca (Paulin?) Moser. She was born 18 Apr 1853, Greenville, Darke Co., OH, and died 19 Feb 1930, Burns, Laramie Co., WY.

Oliver's birthdate could be 1850 - 53. 1849 date is most used. Birthplace varies from Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Marriage could have been in Warren County, Iowa.

Children of Oliver Perry and Cordelia (Moser) Whitney:

i. Rebecca Tabitha Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1874, KS, d. 29 Dec 1957, Amazonia, Andrew Co., MO.
ii. Mary Pearl Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1875, KS, d. 14 Sept 1905, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO.
iii. Josephine Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1876, KS, d. 14 Oct 1971, Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY.
iv. Sarah Jane Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1878, Betrand Co., NE, d. 11 Apr 1955, McMinnville, Yamhill Co., OR.
v. Nancy Ann (Anna) Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1885, KS, d. 3 Dec 1913, Fillmore, Andrew Co., MO.
vi. Frank Perry Whitney, b. 30 Dec 1889, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, d. Horton, Brown Co., KS.
vii. Ollie Virginia Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1891, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, d. 7 May 1970, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS.

Census

  • 1850: not found.
  • 1860, Union, Warren Co., IA, p. 246:

1722 1677 Joseph Golliday 40 M - Blacksmith $200 $150 Va. Ruth " 23 F - Ohio George " 18 M - Ill. William " 14 M - " Attended school Oliver " 10 M - " Attended school Frances M. " 5 F - " Cordelia E. " 2 F - Iowa

Oliver here is actually Oliver Whitney.

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1875 Kansas Census, Harvey, Smith Co., KS, p. 9:

90 90 O. P. Whitney 24 M W Farmer 115 Iowa Iowa Cordelia Whitney 22 F " " Ohio " S. Whitney 9/10 F " Kan --

Perry WHITNEY 30 Self M M W MO Farmer --- OH Cardelia WHITNEY 24 Wife F M W OH Keeping House PA PA Rebecca WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W KS At Home MO OH Mary WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W KS At Home MO OH Josephene WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W KS At Home MO OH Sarah WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W NE At Home MO OH

  • 1885 Kansas Census, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, p. 10:

59 59 P. O. Whitney 35 M 2 mar Farmer Iowa Iowa 21+ Cordelia Whitney 33 F " mar Ohio " 21+ Rebecka Whitney 11 F " sgl Kansas Attended school Mary Whitney 10 F " sgl " Attended school Josephen Whitney 9 " " sgl " Attended school Sarah Whitney 5 " " sgl Neb. Neb.

  • 1895 Kansas Census, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, p. :

109 111 O. P. Whitney 45 M W Iowa Iowa Farmer 21+ Cordelia Whitney 43 F " Ohio " " Mary Whitney 19 " " Kans. Kansas Attended school Nancy Whitney 8 " " " " Frank Whitney 5 M " " " Olla Whitney 3 F " " " Henry Whitney 3m M " " " Ike Golada 25 M " Iowa Nebr. Agl. Laborer

82 85 O. P. Whitney 55 M W Iowa Iowa Farmer Owns Mortgaged Farm C. Whitney 52 F W Ohio Iowa Nancy Whitney 17 F W K. Kan. Attended school Frank Whitney 15 F W K. " Attended school Olly Whitney 13 F W K. " Attended school

  • 1910, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS: Perry O. Whitney

References

1. Death certificate of Oliver Perry Whitney, Missouri


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