Family:Whitney, Ray Albert (1869-1940)

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Ray Albert8 Whitney (Almon Veits7, Jonathan Rasselas6, Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Almon Veits7 and Clara Elvira (Coe) Whitney, was born 6 Jun 1869, Reading, IL, and died 14 May 1940, Los Angeles, CA.[1] He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, CA.[2]

He married, about 1889, Jessie Emma Westphal, daughter of Jacob and Ella (Kellenberger) Westphal. She was born 16 Aug 1870, IN, and died 11 Apr 1950, Los Angeles, CA.[3] She was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, CA.[4]

Children of Ray Albert8 and Jessie E. (Westphal) Whitney:

i. Hazel R.9 Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1890, IL; d. 8 Feb 1969, Orange Co., CA;[5] bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, CA.[6]; m. ca. 1913, James Jackson Grant.


19 20 Whitney, Ray A. Head W M Jun 1869 30 mar 10 Illinois Ohio Ohio R.R. Freight Agent, Owns mortgaged house -----, Jessie E. Wife W F Aug 1871 28 mar 10 1ch 1liv Indiana Germany Ohio -----, Hazel R. Dau W F Jul 1890 9 sgl Illinois Illinois Indiana At school 9 mos. Hedrich, Henry Ldgr W M Mar 1880 20 sgl Illinois Germany Germany Clerk R.R. Mills, Albert Ldgr W M Feb 1880 20 sgl Illinois Illinois Ohio At school 9 mos.

  • 1910, 312 Bigelow Street, Peoria Ward 5, Peoria Co., IL:

216 233 Whitney, Ra A. Head M W 40 m21 Illinois Ohio Ohio Salesman automobile, Owns free house -----, Jessie E. Wife F W 38 m21 Indiana Germany Ohio None -----, Hazel R. Dau F W 18 sgl Illinois Illinois Indiana None

  • 1920, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  • 1930, San Marino, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  • 1940, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA.


  • Census records.

1.^  California Death Index, 1940-1997, from

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #168352318, Ray A. Whitney.

3.^  California Death Index, 1940-1997, from

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #168352324, Jessie E. Whitney.

5.^  California Death Index, 1940-1997, from

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #168352332, Hazel Whitney Grant.

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