Family:Whitney, Edward Elmer (1870-1926)

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Edward Elmer Whitney (Charles, Asa), son of Charles and Lodema (Stowe) Whitney, was born Feb 1870, NY or CT, and died 25 Jul 1926, Newburgh, NY.[1] He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, NY.[2]

He married firstly, 2 Dec 1892, Beekman, NY, Nellie Toffey,[3] daughter of George W. and Sarah Frances (Jones) Toffey. They were divorced.

He married secondly, about 1900, Rachel J. (Hawks) Barton, daughter of Jotham Joseph and Mary Ellen (Foshay) Hawks. She was born Sep 1873, and died 1932. She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, NY.[4] She had married firstly, 22 Jul 1888, Phillipstown, NY, Charles E. Barton.

Children of Edward Elmer and Nellie (Toffey) Whitney:

i. Harold Edward Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1892, Terryville, CT; d. 7 May 1961; m. 12 Mar 1911, Orange Co., NY, Jessie Brown Cornell.[5]
ii. Charles Elmer Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1894, Terryville, CT; d. Dec 1988; m. Edna Mae Degraw.

Census

80 81 Whitney, Edward E. Head W M Feb 1870 30 div Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Laborer (fuel econimizer), Rents house -----, Harold Son W M Nov 1893 6 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York At school -----, Charles C. Son W M Dec 1894 5 sgl Connecticut Connecticut New York

References

  • Census records.

1.^  New York, U.S., Death Index, 1852-1956, from Ancestry.com.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #200635638, Edward E. Whitney.

3.^  New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967, from Ancestry.com.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #200635598, Rachel J. Hawks Whitney.

5.^  New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967, from Ancestry.com.


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