Family:Whitney, Franklin (1850-1912)

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Franklin8 Whitney (Silas Stacy7, Hananiah6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas Stacy7 and Mary Bryant (Cate) Whitney, was born 22 Mar 1850, Center Harbor, NH,[1] and died 17 Aug 1912, Los Angeles County, CA.

He married, 13 Sep 1872, Elgin, IL, Mary Jane Stevenson. She was born 12 Sep 1854, and died after 1910.

He married secondly, 25 Aug 1911, Los Angeles, CA, Mary Adelaide (Wheeler) Ellis, daughter of Joseph C. and Mary V. (Stocker) Wheeler. She was born about 1854.

His life began in 1850, in Center Harbor, NH; moved to Pittsfield, NH, about 1852; thence to Chicago, 1856. He lived in Evanston two years, then back to Chicago, going to school. After short experiences during school vacations, and afterward at Potter Palmer's dry goods store as cash boy; Gates Match Mfg. Company's office, 91 So. Water St., making change-cashier; 15 years old then; in Simpson & Hughes' dry goods store, Lake St., book-keeper in the grain registration office of the board of Nat. Bk., and then in the employ of Burley & Tyrrell, as cashier and credit man for seventeen and a half years, until his health failed, moving to Takoma in 1889; resided Takoma, WA, 611 South I street.

Children of Franklin8 and Jennie M. (Stevenson) Whitney:

i. Franklin Stacy9 Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1873, IL.
ii. Laura Evelyn Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1875, IL.
iii. Edith Agnes Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1886; d. 25 Apr 1887.
iv. Walter Kenneth Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1888.


Franklin WHITNEY 30 Self M M W NH Clerk In Store NH NH Jennie WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W IL Keeping House NH NH Franklin WHITNEY 6 Son M S W IL At Home NH IL Laura E. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W IL At Home NH IL R. J. STEPHENSON 50 MotL F S W PA At Home PA PA Mary B. WHITNEY 68 MotL F S W NH At Home NH NH


1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

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