Family:Whitney, Floyd (1853-a1900)

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Floyd8 Whitney (Elias7, Jeremiah6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Elias7, was born 28 Nov 1853, Chatham, PA, and died after 1900.

He married, 17 Aug 1874, Troupsburgh Centre, NY, Ida Vandora Cheeseman, daughter of Edward and Emeline Luella (Church) Cheeseman, of Jasper, NY. She was born 5 Nov 1853, Jasper, NY.

FREE PRESS, Westfield, PA, Thursday, July 29, 1880.

Last Sunday Mr. Warren Stafford, of Westfield, was visiting at the house of his brother-in-law, Elijah Whitney, who lives in Chatham township, when some difficulty arose between Mrs. Floyd Whitney and Mrs. Elijah Whitney, the step-mother of Floyd Whitney, over a fruit jar. Mr. Stafford, wishing to maintain peace, stepped between the two women and separated them and told them they must not quarrel. After the separation of the women, Floyd Whitney’s wife went home and informed her husband that Warren Stafford had struck her. Whitney immediately started for his father’s house where Stafford was. Whitney was not seen until he stepped up to the door, and placing one hand on the side of the door, and with the other he raised a murderous-looking club, and struck the said Stafford (who was sitting just inside the door) on the head, killing him almost instantly. Warren Stafford was a man of about 25 years of age, and Whitney about 30. The funeral services of Stafford were largely attended, on Tuesday of this week, at the Jamison school house, Rev. Peck, of this place, officiating.[1]

Children of Floyd8 and Ida Vandora (Cheeseman) Whitney:

i. Bartello Elias9, b. 23 Jul 1875, Middlebury, PA.
ii. Edward Randolph Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1877, Tioga Co., PA; d. 5 Oct 1955, Belmont, NY; m. 14 Feb 1914, Allegany Co., NY, Roxie Ann Elmer.
iii. Jim Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1879, PA; d. aft. 1880.
iv. Angus Elroy Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1882, Wellsboro, PA; d. 15 Aug 1941, Blossburg, PA; m. ----- -----.
iv. Claude Archie Whitney, b. ca. 1883.
iv. Susan M. Whitney, b. Dec 1889, PA.


Floyd WHITNEY 28 Self M M W PA Day Laborer PA PA Ida WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W NY K. House NY NY Bustella WHITNEY 6 Son M S W PA At Home PA PA Eddie WHITNEY 3 Son M S W PA At Home PA PA Jim WHITNEY 6M Son M S W PA At Home PA PA

303 311 Whitney, Floyd Head W M May 1854 46 wid Penna. Penna. Penna. Farmer, Owns farm " Susan M. Dau W F Dec 1889 11 sgl Penna. Penna. Penna. School " Burt Son W M May 1877 23 sgl Penna. Penna. Penna. Day Laborer

70 81 McFarlin, Robert Head W M Aug 1854 45 mar 12 New York New York New York Farmer, Rents farm -----, Jennie Wife W F May 1861 39 mar 12 3ch 3liv New York New York New York -----, Mary Dau W F Mar 1887 13 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Bruce Son W M Sep 1889 9 sgl New York New York New York At school -----, Lucy Dau W F Apr 1894 6 sgl New York New York New York Hamlin, Jane K. Aunt W F Nov 1824 75 wid 1ch 1liv New York New York Connecticut Land lady Whitney, Edward Srvt W M Aug 1878 21 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Farm laborer

  • 1910: not found.


  • Census records.

1.^  Tri County Clippings, p. 320

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