Family:Whitney, Luther Francis (1850-1928)

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Luther Francis8 Whitney (Luther Thomas7, John6, William5, Richard4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Luther Thomas7 and Susan Romelia (Wright) Whitney, was born Aug 1850, Burnett, WI, and died 27 Jan 1928, Savage, MT. He was buried in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, MT.[1]

He married, 24 or 21 Oct 1877, Farmington, WI, Olive Emily Tucker, daughter of Alexander and Eunice (Workman) Tucker. She was born Mar 1857, NS, and died 23 Sep 1935, Bozeman, MT. She was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Bozeman, MT.[2]

Children of Luther Francis8 and Olive Emily (Tucker) Whitney:

i. Ida May9 Whitney, b. Sep 1877, WI; m. 17 Oct 1902, Jackson Co., WI, John Laughlin, son of Daniel and Mary (Glenn) Laughlin.
ii. Thomas Alexander Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1879, WI.
iii. Electa Elizabeth Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1881, Melrose, WI; m. 29 Aug 1921, Hardin, MT, David Mccaffery.
iv. Lydia Mason Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1883, North Bend, WI; d. 16 Aug 1947, Gallatin Co., MT; m. 1 Jun 1904, Jackson Co., WI, James Melvin, son of Frank and Mary (-----) Melvin.
v. Harriet Mabel Whitney, b. May 1885, Melrose, WI.
vi. Marion Eunice Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1887, North Bend, WI.
vii. Francis Eliu Whitney, b. 6 Mar 1889, Melrose, WI; d. 20 Jan 1965, Black River Falls, WI.
viii. Henry Grant Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1890, North Bend, WI; d. 19 Feb 1962, Stillwater, MN; m. ca. 1919, Gertrude Olive Timm.
ix. Lorena Jane Whitney, b. Aug 1892, North Bend, WI; m. John Earl Whitney, b. 1891, d. 1978.
x. Herbert Ray Whitney, b. Sep 1894, North Bend, WI; d. aft. 1940; unmarried.
xi. Verne Freeman Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1897, Melrose, WI; d. 20 Sep 1981, Arlington, WA; m. 30 Aug 1929, Columbus, MT, Blanche Elizabeth Johnson, b. ca. 1908, dau. of Oscar and Iona (Alexander) Johnson.


Luther F. WHITNEY 29 Self M M W WI Farmer OH NY Oliver F. WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W NS Keeping House NS NS Ida M. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W WI WI NS Thomas A. WHITNEY 8M Son M S W WI WI NS

179 185 Whitney, Luther Head W M Aug 1850 49 mar 23 Wisconsin New York New York Farm Laborer, Owns free house -----, Olive T. Wife W F Mar 1857 43 mar 23 11ch 11liv Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Immig. 1878 -----, Ida M. Dau W F Sep 1877 22 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia Servant -----, Electa E. Dau W F Oct 1881 18 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia -----, Ludia M. Dau W F Jul 1883 16 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia -----, Harriet M. Dau W F May 1885 15 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia At School -----, Mary E. Dau W F Jan 1887 13 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia At School -----, Frank E. Son W M Mar 1889 11 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia At School -----, Henry G. Son W M Oct 1890 9 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia At School -----, Lorena J. Dau W F Aug 1892 7 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia -----, Herbert R. Son W M Sep 1894 5 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia -----, Verne F. Son W M Oct 1898 2 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Nova Scotia


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #37853593, Luther F. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #51340681, Olive Elaine Tucker Whitney.

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