Family:Whitney, William Augustus (1834-1904)

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William Augustus8 Whitney (Humphrey7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Humphrey7 and Almira (Dyer) Whitney, was born 13 Jan 1834, Penobscot Co., ME, and died 16 Sep 1903, Woodstock, Lenawee Co., MI, aged 70 years 9 months.[1]

He married firstly, 1858, Summit Township, MI, Mary A. Griffith, daughter of Alden and Ruanna Jane (Whiting) Griffith. She was born about 1835, MI, and died between 1880 and 1889.

He married secondly, 27 Mar 1889, Jackson Co., MI, "Mrs." Mary (-----) Baird. She was born about 1847, Jackson, MI, and died before 1897.

He married thirdly, 29 Mar 1897, Jackson Co., MI, Francis Henderson, daughter of Benjamin and ----- (Doyle) Henderson. She was born about 1871, ME, and died before 1900.

He married fourthly, 18 Mar 1902, Jackson Co., MI, Lopie Parkus. She was born about 1857, Adrian, MI.

William Augustus Whitney was a veteran of the Civil War.

Children of William Augustus8 and Mary A. (Griffith) Whitney:

i. Helen M.9 Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1858, MI; m. Abram Vandemark.
ii. William Albert Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1861, MI; d. 18 Feb 1909, Jackson Co., MI; m. 12 Oct 1883, Napoleon, Jackson Co., MI, Mary Emma Whiting.
iii. Cora Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1863, MI; d. after 1930; m. 4 Dec 1880, Jackson Co., MI, Horace Monroe Thayer, b. ca. 1850, Herkimer Co., NY.
iv. Edward G. Whitney, b. ca. Jul 1866, MI; d. 4 Oct 1878, Jackson Co., MI, of diphtheria.
v. Frank Whitney, b. ca. Feb 1868, MI; d. 10 Oct 1878, Jackson Co., MI, of diphtheria.
vi. Minnie Whitney, b. ca. Feb 1871, Napoleon, MI; d. 3 Oct 1878, Jackson Co., MI, of diphtheria.
vii. Della Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1875, Napoleon, MI; d. 6 Oct 1878, Jackson Co., MI, of diphtheria.
viii. Hattie M. Whitney, b. ca. 1881, Summit, MI.


1784 1826 William A. Whitney 26 M - Farmer $450 $100 Maine Mary A. " 20 F - Mich. Helen " 2 F - "

153 156 Whitney, Wm. 36 M W Farm Laborer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 31 F W Keeping house Michigan -----, Helen 12 F W At home " Attended school -----, Wm. 8 M W " Attended school -----, Cora 6 F W " Attended school -----, Edward 4 M W " Whitney, Frank 2 M W Michigan

Wm. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W ME Laborer ME ME Mary WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W ME Keeping House NY NY Cora WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME At Home ME MI


1.^  Library of Michigan, Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920.

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