Family:Whitney, Stephen Sherwood (1833-1898)

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Stephen Sherwood8 Whitney (Ebenezer7, Moses6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer7 and Mary (Curtis) Whitney, was born 9 Apr 1833, ME, and died 1 Jul 1898, Waupaca, WI.

He married 27 Jan 1859, Dayton, WI, Minerva W. Gleason, daughter of Loren and Mary Gleason . She was born Mar 1858, NY, and died 1 Jul 1929, Tarpon Springs, FL.

Stephen served in Company B, 14th Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry in the Civil War. He and his widow received a pension.

Children of Stephen Sherwood8 and Minerva W. (Gleason) Whitney:

i. Willis W.9 Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1859, WI.
ii. Herbert L. Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1864, WI.
iii. Isabel W. Whitney, b. ca. 1868, WI; d. young, after 1880.


826 699 Stephen S. Whitney 27 M - Carpenter & Jonier $50 Maine Minerva W. Whitney 18 F - N.Y. Willis W. Whitney 6/12 M - Wis.

4 4 Whitney, Stephen F. 39 M W Carpenter $1000 $250 Maine Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Minerva W. 28 F W Keeping house New York -----, Willis W. 10 M W Attending school Wisconsin Attended school -----, Herbert L. 6 M W Attending school Wisconsin Attended school -----, Isabell W. 2 F W Wisconsin 5 Gleason, Loren 66 M W Miller New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 69 F W Keeping house Rhode Island -----, Mary 30 F W Domestic New York

They live next door to her parents, Loren & Mary Gleason

Stephen S. WHITNEY 47 Self M M W ME Carpenter ME ME Minerva WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Willis WHITNEY 20 Son M S W WI Laborer ME NY Herbert WHITNEY 16 Son M S W WI ME NY Isibel WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W WI ME NY

Father-in law Loren Gleason lives with them.

Whitney, Minerva Head W F wid

  • 1910, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI: Widow Minerva; 3 children, 2 survive. Born in NY.


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