Family:Whitney, Silas D. (c1832-1887)
Silas D.7 Whitney (Ephraim Stinchfield6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ephraim Stinchfield6 and Mary (Livingston) Whitney, was born about 1832, Salem, OH, and died 7 Jul 1887, Laramie Co., Wyoming.
He married, 4 Jan 1864, Madison, WI, Sarah Jane Chadwick, daughter of Charles and Jane Chadwick. She was born Jul 1848, IL, and died 24 Oct 1906, probably Wilsonville, NE.
They resided Lyndon, Furnas Co., NE.
Silas D. Whitney was a Civil War veteran. His widow received a pension from the U.S. government.
Children of Silas D.7 and Sarah Jane (Chadwick) Whitney:
i. Abby "Aby" H.8 Whitney, b. Dec 1865, IL; m. Charles A. Francis. ii. Dora Lee Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1867, Monmouth, IL; d. 4 Jul 1950, Carnegie, OK; m. Stephen A. Van Cleave. iii. Caroline "Carrie" R. Whitney, b. ca. 1870, IL. iv. George H. Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1872, Wilsonville, NE. v. Victor Holderley Whitney, b. 29 Aug 1874, Wilsonville, NE; d. 1964, Washington; m. DeEtta Gilpin. vi. Sarah Daisy Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1876, Wilsonville, NE; d. 24 Sep 1960, Los Angeles Co., CA; m. Charles Walter Van Cleave. vii. Paul Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1884, Wilsonville, NE.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, Lee Center, Lee Co., IL:
86 88 Whitney, Silas 37 M W Farmer $1500 $500 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 22 F W Illinois -----, Abba 4 F W Illinois -----, Dora 2 F W Illinois -----, Caroline 1 F W Illinois
Silas D. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W OH Farmer MA KY Sarah J. WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W IL House Keeping MA NC Aby H. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W IL At School OH IL Dora L. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W IL At School OH IL Carrie B. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W IL At School OH IL George H. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NE OH IL Sarah D. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W NE OH IL Victor H. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W NE OH IL
- Census records.
- Civil War Pension File of Silas D. Whitney
- U.S., WWI Draft Registration Card, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com
- California Death Index, 1940-1997; Ancestry.com