Family:Whitney, Orson (c1846-1923)

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Orson9 Whitney (John8, Eli7, Nathan6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of John8 and Anna (Wakefield) Whitney, was born about 1846, or Dec 1844, IL, and died 18 Aug 1923, Mason City, IA.

He married, 11 Apr 1872, Algona, IA, Elizabeth Higley.[1] She was born Oct 1854, NY, and died after 1900.

He served in Company B, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in the Civil War.

Children of Orson9 and Elizabeth (Higley) Whitney:

i. Capitola10 Whitney, b. ca. 1873, IA.
ii. Willie Whitney, b. ca. 1874, IA.
iii. Allie Whitney, b. ca. 1876, IA.
iv. Mellie M. Whitney, b. May 1886, IA.

Census

Orson WHITNEY 35 Self M M W WI Day Laborer IL IL Lizzie WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W NY Housekeeping SWITZ SWITZ Capitola WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W IA WI IL Willie WHITNEY 6 Son M S W IA WI IL Allie WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W IA WI IL

2253 Whitney, V. Male 30 2254 " Mary Female 24 2255 " Emma " 5 2256 " Mellissa " 2 2257 " Jay Male 10 2258 " Orson " 25 2259 " Lizzie Female 25 2260 " Capitolo " 7 2261 " Willie Male 6 2262 " Allie " 4

446 493 Whitney, Orsen Head W M Dec 1844 55 mar 28 Illinois Ohio Pennsylvania Teamster, Rents house -----, Elizebeth Wife W F Oct 1854 45 mar 28 4ch 3liv New York Germany Holland -----, Melley M. Dau W F May 1886 14 sgl Iowa Canada New York At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, from FamilySearch.org.


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