Family:Whitney, William T. (1864-1948)

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William T.8 Whitney (Peleg Tallman7, Benjamin6, Abraham5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Peleg Tallman7 and Louisa V. (McLachlan) Whitney, was born 23 Jun 1864, ME, and died 20 Dec 1948., Hennepin Co., MN. He was buried in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.[1]

He married firstly, 28 Apr 1887, St. Paul, MN, Luella Belle Petty.[2] She died 23 Nov 1888.

He married secondly, 11 Jan 1898, Hennepin Co., MN, Lillian Ann (Bottineau) Nichols,[3] daughter of John B. and Mary (-----) Bottineau. She was born Jun 1866, MN, and died 30 Dec 1948, Hennepin Co., MN. She was buried in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.[4] She had married firstly, 24 Sep 1885, Minneapolis, MN, Florence Clinton Nichols,[5] son of Hiram and Lucy M. (Thurston) Nichols. Apparently they were divorced, since he was still living in 1920.

They resided in Minneapolis, MN.

Children of William T.8 and Lucella B. (Petty) Whitney:

i. Louise9 Whitney, b. Apr 1888, MN.

Children of Florence C. and Lillian Ann (Bottineau) Nichols:

i. Earl John Renville Nichols, b. 25 Dec 1886, St. Paul, MN.
ii. (child) Nichols, b. say 1889, MN; d. bef. 1900; deduced from 1900 census.

Children of William T.8 and Lillian Ann (Bottineau)(Nichols) Whitney, if any, unknown.


2 358 Whitney, Wilbur L. Head W M Jun 1864 35 mar 2 Maine Maine New Brunswick Printer, Rents house -----, Lillie A. Wife W F Jun 1866 33 mar 2 2ch 1liv Minnesota Manitoba Eng. Manitoba Eng. Collector

  • 1905 State, 1819 3 Street, Minneapolis Ward 3, Hennepin, Co., MN:

W. F. Whitney M 41 W Maine Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Printer Lillian Whitney F 40 W Minnesota Manitoba Manitoba Earl Nichols M 18 W Minnesota Maine Minnesota Printer J. B. Bottineau M 70 W Manitoba Manitoba Manitoba Lawyer

  • 1910, Minneapolis Ward 3, Hennepin, Co., MN.
  • 1920, Minneapolis Ward 5, Hennepin, Co., MN.
  • 1930, Minneapolis Ward 9, Hennepin, Co., MN.
  • 1940, Minneapolis Ward 10, Hennepin, Co., MN.


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #184478751, William T. Whitney.

2.^  Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950, from

3.^  [h Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949], from

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #184478714, Lillian Ann Whitney.

5.^  Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949, from

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