Family:Whitney, Ulysses Grant (1864-1948)

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Ulysses Grant9 Whitney (George8, Crosby7, Stephen6, Phineas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George8 and Maria (Rowe) Whitney, was born 10 Jul 1864, Hardin Co, IA, and died 6 Mar 1948, Sioux City, IA.

He married 20 Oct 1892, Union, IA, Lillian D. Rodwell, daughter of William H. and Martha J. (----) Rodwell. She was born 25 Mar 1871, Bangor, IA, and died 11 Jun 1955, Los Angeles, CA, where she resided later in life.

Ulysses is found in various records as "U.G." or "Eugene" Whitney.

Both Ulysses and Lillian are buried in the Graceland Park cemetery in Sioux City, IA.

Children of Ulysses Grant9 and Lillian D. (Rodwell) Whitney:

i. Martha10 Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1895, Sioux City, IA, d. 8 Mar 1973, St. Petersburg, FL; m. 9 Apr 1916, Des Moines, IA, Chester Francis Taylor.
ii. Craig Whitney, b. 1905, IA.
iii. George Grant Whitney, b. ca. 1906, IA.


121 112 Ulyses G. Whitney 29 M W m Hardin Attorney Congregational Military, Voter Lillian Whitney 23 F W m " Keeping House "

85 86 Whitney, Ulysses Head W M Jul 1864 35 mar 8 Iowa New York New York Lawyer, Owns mortgaged house -----, Lillian Wife W F May 1871 29 mar 8 1ch 1liv Iowa N. Carolina N. Carolina -----, Martha Dau W M Feb 1895 5 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa Geihl, Ella Srvt W F Aug 1885 14 sgl Iowa Germany Germany At school Marks, Emil Ldgr W M May 1879 21 sgl Germany Germany Germany Cattle dealer, Immig. 1885, Nat.

  • 1910 Sioux City, IA; Lawyer
  • 1920 Des Moines, Polk Co., IA; Attorney in general practice.
  • 1930 Sioux City, IA; Attorney


  • Census records.

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