Family:Whitney, William Riley (1829-1895)

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William Riley9 Whitney (William Miller8, William Henry7, Henry6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of William Miller8 and Delilah (Williams) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1829, Dummerston, VT, and died 31 May 1895, Aurora, NY. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, NY.[1]

He married, before 1860, Harmenia Darrow. She was born about 1839, NY, and died after 1880.

Civil War soldier: Residence was not listed; 34 years old. Enlisted on 6/25/1863 at Aurora, NY as a 2nd Lieutenant. On 6/25/1863 he was commissioned into "K" Co. NY 67th Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 8/3/1863 at Buffalo, NY.

Children of William Riley9 and Harmenia (Darrow) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

273 Frame $550 287 George H. Addington 30 M - - Erie Co. 1 - 20 None 1 - - - - 1 - Elizabeth Addington 23 F - Wife Erie 1 - 3 - - - - - - - - Charles H. Addington 2 M - Chld Erie Co. - - 2 - - - - - - - - Wiliston Addington 8m M - Chld Erie Co. - - 8m - - - - - - - - Angeline Williams 12 F - Srvt Erie Co. - - 5 - - - - - - - - Nelson Elmer 61 - - Srvt Vermont - - 7 Laborer 1 - - - - - - 288 Henry Whitney 21 M - - Vermont 1 - 20 Painter 1 - - - - - - Amelia Whitney 18 F - Wife Camada 1 - 6 - - - - - - - - William R. Whitney 24 M - Brot Vermont - - 20 Painter 1 - - - - - - Warren Gibbs 21 M - Brdr Canada - - 4 - - - - - - - -

1056 1038 William R. Whitney 31 M - House & Sign Painter $50 Vt. Harmenia " 21 F - N.Y. Julia Darrow 19 F - Do

142 Brick $4500 175 William P. Dewell 65 M - ---- Washington - 1 1 - - Farmer 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Byante Dewell 59 F - Wife N.Y. 8 1 1 - - Charles Dewell 34 M - Chld Erie - 1 - 1 - Isaac H. Phillips 25 M - Brdr Massach. - 1 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - Mary E. Philips 22 F - Wife Erie - 1 1 - - Margarett Philips 15 F - Srvt German - - - - 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - Riley Whitney -- M - Brdr Erie - 1 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - Hrmenea Whitney -- F - Brdr Erie - 1 1 - - John Diedrich -- M - Brdr Erie - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - 176 Joseph Shapaker 24 M - Brdr Erie - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -

170 174 Riley, William 41 M W Painter New York Male citizen over 21 Harmenia 30 F W Keeping house $400 New York Bean, Wm. 14 M W Ireland Parents foreign born, illiterate

The surname should obviously be Whitney, Riley being his middle name instead.

63 Framed $3000 69 William B. Whitney 45 M - ---- Vermont m Printer Buffalo 1 - - - - Harminia Whitney 35 F - Wife Erie m - do Wm. A. Burn 19 M - Neph do s - do

William R. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W VT Works In Baby Carr. Manf. Printing VT VT Harmina WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT CT William A. BEAN 24 Neph M S W NY Trav. Agt. For Dry Goods ENG NY

William R. Whitney M 63 - U.S. C. Painter Harmonia Whitney F 53 - U.S. C.

47 114 Winter, John George Head W M Jul 1862 37 mar 16 New York Germany Germany Inspector bicycle, Rents house -----, Mary Wife W F Dec 1865 34 mar 16 3ch 3liv New York New York New York -----, George Son W M Aug 1887 12 sgl Canada New York New York At school -----, John Son W M Mar 1890 10 sgl Washington New York New York At school -----, Ferdinand Son W M Sep 1894 5 sgl New York New York New York 115 Wittney, Hermine Head W F Nov 1839 60 wid 0ch 0liv New York Connecticut Connecticut Dressmaker, Rents house

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #18903152, Lieut. William R. Whitney.


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