Family:Whitney, Orson Silas (1849-1939)
Orson Silas8 Whitney (Silas7, Cornelius6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Silas7 and Matilda (Cross) Whitney, was born 10 Jul 1849, Centerville, NY, and died 26 Oct 1939, Los Angeles, CA.
He married, 29 Feb 1872, Harlan, IA, Mary Baird. She was born 22 May 1854, and died after 1932.
He resided Coleridge, NE, and Los Angeles, CA.
Children of Orson Silas8 and Mary (Baird) Whitney:
i. Gertrude9 Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1872; unmarried. ii. Mary E. Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1876; d. 11 Mar 1880. iii. Orson D. Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1879; d. 21 Aug 1889. iv. Ralph B. Whitney, b. 29 May 1883. v. Ruth L. Whitney, b. 13 Oct 1885. vi. Roy M. Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1888.
Orson S. WHITNEY 30 Self M M W NY Farmer --- --- Mary WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W IA Keeping House KY --- Gertrude WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W IA --- --- Ethel M. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W IA --- ---
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 572.