Family:Whitney, Oscar Parker (1843-1915)

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Oscar Parker Whitney (Libbeus F., John), son of Libbeus F. and Ruth Lorette (Cleveland) Whitney, was born 11 Dec 1843, Alden, NY, and died 2 Jul 1915, Eureka, CA.[1] He was buried in Rock Lake Cemetery, Lake Mills, WI,[2] or Myrtle Grove Cemetery, Eureka, CA.

He married 1866-1867, Smithland, IA, Maria Jenette Landon. She was born 26 Oct 1847, NY, and died 1 Sep 1923, Eureka, CA, aged 75 years.[3] She was buried in Ocean View Cemetery, Eureka, CA.

"Oscar Parker Whitney, born Dec. 11, 1843 in Alden, Erie Co., New York, A CIVIL WAR VETERAN, and passed away July 2, 1915 at Eureka, California. He was taken Prisoner in the Civil War on Nov. 3, 1863. He enlisted in Co. A, 23 Wisconsin Infantry Aug. 15, 1862, and was mustered out July 4, 1865.
"Oscar's parents were Libbeus F. Whitney and Ruth Lorette Cleveland Whitney. Oscar and Jenette were married in Smithland, Woodbury County, Iowa, 1866/1867."

Children of Oscar Parker and Jenette (Landon) Whitney:

i. Edith Adele Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1869, Waterloo, WI; d. 17 Feb 1940, Eureka, CA;[4] bur. Ocean View Cemetery, Eureka, CA; m. ca. 1888, George Hanley Moore Connick.
ii. Alice Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1877, Ida Co., IA; d. 13 May 1960, Humboldt Co., CA; m. 25 Nov 1915, Eureka, CA, Charles Louis Bagley.
iii. (child) Whitney; inferred from 1900 census.

Census

41 41 Whitney, Oscar 25 M W Farmer $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Jenette 21 F W Keeping House New York -----, Edith 1 F W Wisconsin Cleveland, Ruth 78 F W Boarder Vermont

Oscar P. WHITNEY 36 Self M M W NY Shoemaker VT NY Jenette WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Edith A. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W WI At Home NY NY Alice WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W IA NY NY

30 31 O. P. Whitney --- 41 M - m Farmer N.Y. Jenette Whitney --- 37 F - m - N.Y. Edith A. Whitney --- 15 F - - - Wisconsin Alice A. Whitney --- 8 F - - - Ida Co.

80 80 Oscar P. Whitney 51 M W m New York Farmer Christian Science Voter, Co. E, 28 Wis. Infantry, P. Nettie Whitney 47 F W m " - " "

292 292 Whitney, Oscar P. Head W M Dec 1843 56 mar 34 New York New York New York Farmer, Rents farm -----, Maria J. Wife W F Oct 1847 52 mar 34 3ch 2liv New York New York New York Newcomb, Walter Brdr W M Dec 1882 17 sgl Iowa New York Wisconsin Farm laborer

  • 1900, Eureka, Humboldt Co., CA, p. 16A/214:

364 366 Jarvis, Arthur E. Head W M Feb 1855 45 mar 18 Maine Maine Maine Woods man, Owns free house -----, Florence E. Wife W F Jan 1863 37 mar 18 3ch 3liv California Virginia Kentucky -----, Lela L. Dau W F Jul 1882 17 sgl California Maine California At school -----, Hollis A. Son W M Jan 1886 14 sgl California Maine California At school -----, Hazel Dau W F Jul 1890 9 sgl California Maine California At school Whitney, Alice A. Room W F Mar 1876 24 sgl Iowa New York New York

  • 1910, 1505 J St., Eureka Ward 3, Humboldt Co., CA, p. 15A/96:

404 404 Whitney, Oscar P. Head M W 66 mar1 44 New York New York New York Shoemaker, Owns free house -----, Nettie Wife F W 62 mar1 44 3ch 2liv New York New York New York None -----, Alice A. Dau F W 33 sgl Iowa New York New York Ladys tailor

  • 1920, 818 15th St., Eureka Ward 3, Humboldt Co., CA, p. 7B:

169 185 Whitney, Nettie Head F W 72 wid New York New York New York None, Owns free Bagley, Charles L. SiL M W 43 mar Ohio Ohio Ohio Carpenter house carpenter -----, Alice A. Dau F W 43 mar Iowa New York New York None -----, Sarah J. GDau F W 3 sgl California Ohio New York None

References

1.^  California Death Index, 1905-1939, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #20121240, Oscar Parker Whitney.

3.^  California Death Index, 1905-1939, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  California Death Index, 1940-1997, at FamilySearch.org.


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