Family:Whitney, Philander G. (1833-1912)

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Philander G.7 Whitney (Rufus6, Isaac5, [prob.] Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Rufus6 and Alvira (Lee) Whitney, was born 10 Sep 1833, Granville, NY, and died 8 Mar 1912, North Granville or Fort Ann, NY. He was buried in North Granville Cemetery, North Granville, NY.[1]

He "of Fort Ann, NY" married, 7 Apr 1880, Middlebury, VT, Ellen L. Walker, of Middlebury, daughter of Leonard and Lucy (Duran) Walker.[2] She was born 1 Sep 1842, Weybridge, VT, and died 28 Mar 1909, Fort Ann, NY. She was buried in North Granville Cemetery, North Granville, NY.[3]

Philander Whitney, aged 28 years, of North Granville, NY, enlisted 7 Aug 1862, Hartford, NY, as a Private in Co. E, 123rd New York Infantry. He was mustered in 4 Sep 1862, and mustered out 9 Apr 1863, Harper's Ferry, WV. He was discharged for disability.

Children of Philander G.7 and Ellen L. (Walker) Whitney:

i. Albert R.8 Whitney, b. Feb 1881; d. after 1940; m. Bertha -----.
ii. Frank Lawrence Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1883, Fort Ann, NY; d. 29 Dec 1959, Comstock, NY; bur. Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville, NY;[4] m.(1) 12 Feb 1908, Washington Co., NY, Eveline M. Potter; m.(2) 21 Jun 1916, Washington Co., NY, Alta Rosa LaHue.


157 163 Rufus Whitney 55 M - Farmer $16000 $1200 " Bathsheba Whitney 48 F - Vermont Philander Whitney 26 M - Farm Laborer $300 New York Lotan Whitney 23 M - Farm Laborer $200 " Mary J. Whitney 10 F - " Attended school Alvira Whitney 7 F - " Attended school Julia A. Johnson 22 F - Dress Maker Vermont

8 9 Whitney, Rufus 65 M W Farmer $125 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Bathsheba 58 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Lotan 33 M W Farmer $3000 $200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Philander 36 M W Farmer $400 New York Male citizen over 21 Johnson, Julia 31 F W Dress Maker Vermont

Philander WHITNEY 46 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Ellen WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH NY Loton WHITNEY 42 Bro M S W NY Farmer NY NY Bathsheba WHITNEY 68 SMot F W W VT CT VT Julia A. JOHNSON 42 SSis F S W VT Housework VT VT

Whitney, Philander Head W M mar -----, Ellen L. Wife W F mar -----, Albert R. Son W M -----, Frank L. Son W M

  • 1910, Fort Ann, Washington Co., NY: Philander Whitney, 76, and son Frank, 26.


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #197364969, Philander Whitney.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #197365074, Ellen L. Walker Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #202585341, Frank Lawrence Whitney.

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