Family:Whitney, Willis (1855-1952)
Willis10 Whitney (Nelson9, Alonzo Adams8, Abraham Johnson7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Nelson9 and Susan Caroline (Parcel) Whitney, was born 3 Sep 1855, Whitneyville, PA, and died 17 May 1952, Wellsboro, PA, aged 96 years 8 months 14 days, of chronic myocarditis. He was buried in Niles Valley Cemetery, Niles Valley, PA.
He married, 28 Nov 1878, Alice M. Schieffelin, daughter of Alfred and Catherine (Ferry) Schieffelin. She was born 28 Aug 1853, East Charleston, PA, and died 18 Apr 1937, Wellsboro, PA, aged 83 years 5 months, of chronic myocarditis. She was buried in Niles Valley Cemetery, Niles Valley, PA.
He was living in Whitneyville, PA, in May 1876; a sergeant in Co. F, 12th Regiment of Pennsylvania Militia.
Children of Willis10 and Alice M. (Schieffelin) Whitney:
i. Nellie M.11 Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1883, Charleston, PA; d. May 1965, Addison, NY; bur. Addison Rural Cemetery, Addison, NY; m. George Truman Brownell. ii. Alfred Lee Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1885, Charleston, PA; d. 8 May 1970, Wellsboro, PA; bur. Niles Valley Cemetery, Niles Valley, PA; m. Carrie Irene Keck. iii. Charlotte E. Whitney, b. 26 1889, Charleston, PA; d. 1967; bur. Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, PA; m. John William Keck.
Willis WHITNEY 24 Self M M W PA Farmer NY NY Alice WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W PA K. House NY PA
36 36 Whitnia, Willis Head W M Sep 1855 44 mar 21 Penna. New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Alis M. Wife W F Aug 1853 46 mar 21 3ch 3liv Penna. New York Penna. -----, Nellie M. Dau W F Aug 1887 16 sgl Penna. Penna. New York At home -----, Alford L. Son W M Jul 1885 14 sgl Penna. Penna. New York At home -----, Scharlot Dau W F Oct 1889 10 sgl Penna. Penna. New York At school
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 614.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 2243.
- Census records.
- Townsend Family Tree, a public tree at Ancestry.com.