Family:Whitney, Willard M. (c1830-a1880)

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Willard M.8 Whitney (David7, Ebenezer6, Ephraim5, Zachariah4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of David7 and Clarissa (-----) Whitney, was born Jan 1830, PA, and died after 1910.

He married, Martha Swetland, daughter of Eleazer and Philinda A. (Crane) Swetland. She was born about 1837, Middlefield, NY, and died 15 Jan 1893.

He enlisted 7 May or 5 Jul 1864 as a Private in Co. H, 187th Pennsylvania Infantry. Promoted to Full Corporal on 1 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 3 Aug 1865 at Harrisburg, PA. He applied for an invalid pension on 27 Apr 1880, Application #359,584, Certificate #215,664.

Children of Willard M.8 and Martha (Swetland) Whitney:

i. Monroe W.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1857; possibly the "W. R." from 1860 census; m. Alice D. -----.
ii. Willis Whitney, b. ca. 1864, PA; d. after 1880, Arkansas City, KS.

Census

1304 1304 David Whitney 51 M - Farmer $2000 N.Y. Clarrissa 46 F - " Willard 20 M - " Pa. Orange 18 M - " " Cimantha 14 F - " Attended school Ada J. 3 F - " Attended school

408 409 W. M. Whitney 30 M - Farmer $2000 $380 Pa. M. " 23 F - N.Y. W. R. " 2 M - Pa.

205 191 Whitney, Willard 44 M W Farmer $4000 $300 Pa. Male citizen over 21 Martha 32 F " Keeping house N.Y. Monroe 13 M " At school Pa. Attended school Willis 6 " " " " Attended school

Willard WHITNEY 49 Self M M W PA Merchant NY NY Martha WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W NY House Keeping MA MA Willie WHITNEY 16 Son M S W PA Clerk In Store PA NY

Whitney, Willard M. Head W M Jan 1830 70 wid Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Works in notion store

  • 1910, Columbia, Van Buren Co., MI: Williard Whitney, widowed, age 80, living with son Monroe W. Whitney and his wife Alice D.

References

  • Census records.

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