Family:Whitney, William H. (c1827-1907)

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William H. Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1827 (or about 1822, 1823, Sep 1824, or 1825), CT, and died 25 Jan 1907, Arlington, NE. FindAGrave Memorial 184430474.

He married, about 1846, Harriet Luckey, parentage unknown. She was born Oct 1825, NY, and died 17 Jan 1909, Council Bluffs, IA. FindAGrave Memorial 100072417.

He was a blacksmith, and then a railroad engineer.

Children of William H. and Harriet (Luckey) Whitney:

i. Alexander Lynn Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1846, Rockland Co., NY; d. 18 Apr 1894, Chicago, IL; m. 28 Sep 1869, Pottawatomie Co., IA, Sarah Jane Allen, b. ca. 1852, WI. FindAGrave Memorial 224045133.
ii. Charles F. Whitney, b. ca. Feb 1850, Rockland Co., NY; d. 30 May 1896, Council Bluffs, IA; m. 3 Apr 1870, Omaha, NE, Emma L. Logan, b. 1850, Galena, IL, d. 28 Apr 1908, Council Bluffs, IA, dau. of John and Roxanna (Kellogg) Logan. FindAGrave Memorial 184430654.
iii. Oscar Dunreith Whitney, b. Sep 1852, Rockland Co., NY; d. 25 Feb 1929, Oakland, CA, aged 76 years. FindAGrave Memorial 166710603.
iv. Fred W. Whitney, b. Oct 1860, IL; m. Elizabeth Proctor. FindAGrave Memorial 126728294.

Notes

His parents, names unknown, were both born in CT.

Notes

507 656 William H. Witney 23 M - Blacksmith Connecticut Harriet " 24 F - New York Alexander " 6 M - " Attended school Charles H. " 4/12 M - " 657 Jacob Shaler 22 M - Labourer Germany Catharine " 21 F - Canada Levina " 1 F - New York 658 Abraham Concklin 68 M - Mason $100 " Illiterate Levina " 64 F - " Illiterate Jonathan " 25 M - Carpenter " Abtraham " 13 M - "

2826 3167 Wm. H. Whitney 37 M - Engineer 200 Conn. Harriet " 35 F - Wife N.J. A. S. " 17 M - Home N.Y. Attended school Chas. " 11 " - " Attended school Oscar " 9 " - " Attended school

152 171 Whitney, W. H. 45 M W Engineer $4500 $200 New Jersey Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet 45 F W Keeps Ho. New York -----, Alex 25 M W Engineer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Chas. 20 M W -- " -----, Oscar 18 M W Fireman on W.P.R.R. " -----, Fred 9 M W -- " -----, Sarah 18 F W House Keeper Wis.

E. L. WHITNEY 36 Self M M W NY Saloon Keeper CT NY S. J. WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W WI Keeps House ENG ENG W. B. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W IL At Home NY WI

Chas WHITNEY 31 Self M M W NY Engineer U. P. Rr MA RI E. L. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W IL Keeps House OH NY Clarence WHITNEY 8 Son M S W NE At School NY IL Math HOOBER 36 Oth M M W GER Carpenter GER GER Henriette HOOBER 45 Oth F M W CAN Keeps House CAN CAN

116 118 Whitney Wm. H. Head W M Sep 1824 75 mar 54 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Rents house -----, Harriett Wife W F Oct 1825 74 mar 54 4ch 2liv New York New York New York Moore Frank Brdr W M Jan 1840 60 sgl New York New York Connecticut Stat. engineer flour mill Goodwin Leroy Brdr W M Sep 1882 17 sgl Nebraska Illinois New York At school

References

  • Census records.

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