Family:Whitney, William Ellery Channing (1851-a1888)

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William Ellery Channing8 Whitney (Benjamin Franklin7, Cyrus6, Isaiah5, Isaiah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Benjamin Franklin7 and Louisa (Lawrence) Whitney, was born 11 Apr 1851 [Pierce] or 18 Apr 1851, Harvard, MA [given name omitted],[1] and died after 1888.

He married, 6 Oct 1881, Watertown, MA, Alma C. Walker, daughter of Samuel and Nancy W. (Pierce) Walker.[2] She was born 22 Jan 1854, Watertown, MA.

He was graduated at the Massachusetts Agricultural college in the class of 1872. Studied architecture in Boston until 1877, when he went to Minneapolis, where he has since resided practicing his profession; resided Minneapolis, MN. Designed the Horace Hills Irvine home on Summit Avenue, in St Paul, Minnesota, which was donated in 1965 for use as the Minnesota governor's residence (plans available at the Minnesota Historical Society).

Children of William Ellery Channing8 and Alma C. (Walker) Whitney:

i. Marion9 Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1882, MN.
ii. Katherine Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1888.

Census

Mass. Agg'l College 300 348 Baker, Frederick W. Jr. 17 M W Student Mass. ... Whitney, Frank L. 19 M W Student Maryland ... Whitney, William C. 19 M W Student Mass. ...

Belle C. RAMSEY 45 Self F W W --- --- --- William A. RAMSEY 24 Son M S W OH Book Keeper PA PA Marion S. RAMSEY 19 Dau F S W MO PA PA William C. CALLENDER 21 Oth M S W OH Clerk In Store NH OH William C. WHITNEY 26 Oth M S W MA Architect MA MA Nellie OLEARY 18 Oth F S W MN Servant IRE IRE

183 202 Walker, Nancy W. Head W F Aug 1827 92 wid 6ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house Tourtelle, Sarah A. Sist W F Jun 1817 83 wid 0ch 0liv Connecticut Massachusetts Massachusetts Campbell, Clara E. Srvt W F Jan 1877 23 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Servant, Immig, 1893 Whitney, Marian GDau W F Aug 1882 17 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 163.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 326, page 253.


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