Family:Whitney, Spencer Lambert (1853-a1910)

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Spencer Lambert8 Whitney (Joseph Mead7, Joseph Lee6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Joseph8 Mead and Arabella Howe (Warner) Whitney, was born 8 Sep 1853, Great Valley, NY, and died after 1910. He was buried in Chapellsburg Burying Ground, Humphrey, NY.[1]

He married firstly, before 1883, Sarah A. Blanchard, possibly daughter of Lewis and Alice (-----) Blanchard. She was born 7 Apr 1857, and died 27 Oct 1883. She was buried in East Otto Cemetery, East Otto, NY.[2]

He married secondly, about 1890, Eveline Maud -----. She was born Nov 1859, NY, and died 1915. She was buried in Chapellsburg Burying Ground, Humphrey, NY.[3]

He was living at East Ashford, NY, in May 1875, unmarried.

Children of Spencer Lambert8 and Sarah A. (Blanchard) Whitney:

i. Lewis Joseph9 Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1883, Farmerville, NY; m. Beatrice Lavinia Perkins.

Children of Spencer Lambert8 and Eveline Maud (-----) Whitney:

ii. John Ervin (Cilley)9 Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1892, Borden, NY; d. Susquehanna Co., PA; m. 30 Jun 1916, Greene Co., NY, Melvina Emma Warren.[4] He may have been adopted, since he was not in the family in 1900, and Eveline reported having had no children. Confirmation of his adoption is provided by the 1905 New York State Census which shows him residing with the family and his relationship to the head of household as "adopted son."


Ullman GOODRICH 23 Self M M W NY Blacksmith NY NY Ione GOODRICH 20 Wife F M W NY NY NY Walter GOODRICH 10M Son M S W NY NY NY S. L. WHITNEY 26 Othe M S W NY Works Blacksmith Shop --- --- Oel D. SATERLEE 46 Othe M W W NY Blacksmith NY NY

119 132 Whitney, Spencer L. Head W M Sep 1853 46 mar 10 New York New York New York Blacksmith repair shop, Rents house -----, Eveline M. Wife W F Jan 1859 41 mar 10 0ch 0liv New York New York New York -----, Lewis J. Son W M Oct 1883 16 sgl New York New York New York Clerk freight house 133 Berlin, Levi Head W M Nov 1835 64 wid Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Landlord, Owns mortgaged house

  • New York State Census 1905, Great Valley, Cattaraugus Co., NY.

Name Relationship to Head Race Gender Age Birth Year Birth Place Occupation Spencer L Whitney Head White Male 51 1854 United States Farmer Eveline M Whitney Wife White Female 46 1859 United States Housework John I Whitney Adopted Son White Male 13 1892 United States At School

  • 1910, Great Valley, Cattaraugus Co., NY: Spencer and Eveline, no children.


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #33432701 Spencer L. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #102021459 Sarah A. Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #33432699 Eveline Whitney.

4.^  Ancestral File Number: S2DB-KH, at

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