Family:Whitney, Sylvester Joseph David (1910-1988)

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Sylvester Joseph David Whitney (Estel Ephram, Joseph B., John Franklin, James), son of Estel Ephram and Mabel U (Johnson) Whitney,[1] was born 21 Oct 1910, MN,[2] and died 26 Oct 1988, Minneapolis, MN.[3]

He married Lillian Evelyn Berg,[4] daughter of Edwin Charles and Jessie Marion (Cate) Berg. She was born 28 Jun 1910, Brainerd, Crow Wing Co., MN, and died 20 Jun 1999, Staples, Wadena, MN.

They lived in Crow Wing Co., MN.

1920 United States Census Crystal, Pembina, ND:

Estel E. Whitney, head, male, 35, married, born MN, father IL, mother ME, occupation Farmer, industry Grain ... Mabel U., wife, female, 35, married, born IL, father IA, mother IL... Clarence K., son, male, 11, single, born MN, father MN, mother IL.... Sylvester J., son, male, 9, single, born MN, father MN, mother IL... Dorthy E., daughter, female, 5, born ND, father MN, mother IL... Frank, son, male, 3, single, born ND, father MN, mother IL... Mildred L., daughter, female, 4/12, born MD, father MN, mother IL.

1930 United States Census Center, Allamakee, IA:

He is living with the Gust Shogren family. Whitney, Sylvester J., Lodger/Hired Man, male, 19, single, born MN, father MN, mother IL, occupation Hired Man, industry General Farm.

1940 United States Census Lake Edwards, Crow Wing Co., Minnesota:

Sylvester Whitney, head, male, 29, born MN, living same house in 1935, occupation carpenter, industry private homes... Lillian, wife, female, 29, born MN, living same house in 1935, no occupation listed... Lois A., daughter, female, 2, born MN.

Children of Sylvester Joseph David and Lillian Evelyn (Berg) Whitney:

i. Lois Adelaide Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1937, Crow Wing Co., MN; d. 11 Jun 2014, Nisswa, Crow Wing, MN; m. 6 Oct 1962, Dale K. Herker
ii. Charles LaVerne Whitney, living 2015.
iii. Thomas Edward Whitney, b. 14 May 1948, Crow Wing Co., MN; d. 2 Dec 1989, Crow Wing Co., MN; m. ....

References

1.^  Information from his daughter Lois, census records, his father's obituary, and his half-sister Leola

2.^  Information from his daughter Lois, census records, and the Social Security Death Index

3.^  Information from his daughter Lois, Minnesota Death Index, and Social Security Death Index

4.^  His daughter Lois.


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