Family:Whitney, Oscar Wallace (1850-1929)

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Oscar Wallace8 Whitney (George Huyler7, Ira6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of George Huyler7 and Ursula (Hawkins) Whitney, was born 25 Mar 1850, Fairfield, VT, and died 24 Nov 1929, Banks, MI.

He married, 23 Nov 1871, Jamestown Centre, MI, Amy Jackson, daughter of John and Amy (Barnly) Jackson. She was born 6 Feb 1852, Commercial Road, London, England, and died 20 Dec 1915, Torch Lake, MI.

He was a farmer.

He enlisted at Grand Rapids, MI, 30 July 1864, in Company G, 8th Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry; and was discharged at Washington, DC, 30 Jul 1865. He enlisted, 7 Mar 1866, under Capt. Peter E. Haine, in Company E, -- Regiment, U.S. Engineers; and was discharged 7 Mar 1869.

Children of Oscar Wallace8 Whitney:

i. George Everette9 Whitney, b. 17 May 1875, MI; d. after 1920; m. 19 Jun 1901, Torch Lake, MI, Talula Kennedy.
ii. Henry Huyler Whitney, b. 14 Nov 1875, Jamestown, MI; d. 8 Aug 1946, Charlevoix Co., MI; m. 14 Oct 1899, Jordan, MI, Emily Mary Wylie.
iii. Wesley Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1893, Banks, MI; d. 7 Apr 1893, Banks, MI.

Census

Oscar WHITNEY 30 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Amy WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG George E. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MI VT ENG Henry H. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI VT ENG

16 16 Whitney, Oscar W. Private F 8 MI Inf 30 Jul 1864 30 Jul 1865 1y 0m 0d Eastport, MI

References

  • Census records.

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