Family:Whitney, William Lincoln (1861-1928)

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William Lincoln9 Whitney (Myron William8, William7, Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Myron William8 and Eleanor (Breasha) Whitney, was born 11 Jan 1861, MA, and died 22 Dec 1928, New York, NY.[1]

He married, 4 May 1884, Florence J. Roberts, of Florence, Italy, the daughter of the resident English doctor and pharmacist, Henry Roberts. She was born Aug 1853, Italy, and died after 1900.

Like his father and brother, he is a vocalist of enviable reputation. After an exellent education in the schools of this country, and graduating at the Boston Latin school, he spent seven years under the best teachers in Italy, Germany and England, perfecting his musical education. He spent four years under Vannucini, the noted Italian vocal teacher; then studied in Munich one year with Rhienberger in composition, and then one year in Frankfort with Stockhausen in vocal training. He then studied in London with the principal teachers one year and returned here probably as thoroughly trained a musician as we have. He had a beautiful bass voice, but started in with such success teaching that he has no time to spare for the travel vocal work demands, and being modest to the extreme of nervousness, he prefers to teach. He has been his younger brother's only teacher. He was a most careful, conscientious and studious pupil. He is one of the professors at the New England Conservatory of Music, and has the reputation of being one of the very best teachers in this country; resided Boston, MA.

Children of William Lincoln9 and Florence J. (Roberts) Whitney:

i. Myron Henry10 Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1885, Munich, Germany; m. 21 Jun 1911, Boston, MA, Marie C. Schillander, dau. of Rudolph C. and Sophia A. E. (Zinn) Schillander.

Census

84 88 Whitney, William L. Head W M Jan 1861 39 mar 16 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Local teacher, Owns mortgaged house -----, Florence J. Wife W F Aug 1853 47 mar 16 1ch 1liv Italy England England Immig. 1886 -----, Miron H. Son W M Jun 1885 15 sgl Bavaria Massachusetts Italy At school Donohoe, Margaret M. Srvt W F Dec 1878 22 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1896

References

1.^  New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, at FamilySearch.org.


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