Family:Widney, Alexander Erwin (1812-1883)

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Alexander Erwin2 Widney (Charles1, James), son of Charles1 and Mary Dolly (Henderson) Whitney, was born 29 Aug 1812, PA, and died 18 Dec 1883, Woodhull, IL.

He married, 2 Feb 1837, Path Valley, PA, Margaret Hammond, daughter of Lawrence and Mary (-----) Hammond. She was born 20 May 1820, Spring Run, PA, and died 17 Jun 1906, Wayne, NE.

Children of Alexander Erwin2 and Margaret (Hammond) Widney:

i. Wilson H.3 Widney, b. 28 Apr 1837, Path Valley, PA; m.(1) Harriet Payton; m.(2) Roxanna Barrett.
ii. John Alexander Widney, b. 27 Mar 1840, Spring Run, PA; m. Sarah Ann Gillette.
iii. Mary Catherine Widney, b. 12 Apr 1843, Path Valley, PA; d. 1 Mar 1927, Wayne, NE; m. William Oliver Gamble.
iv. Ann C. Widney, b. 1848, PA; d. 1876; m. Wayne, NE, Stephen A. Gamble.
v. Eliza Widney, b. ca. 1850, PA; d. aft. 1860.

Census

113 113 Allexander Widney 38 M - Merchant [Penna.] Margaret Widney 30 F - [Penna.] Nelson H. " 13 M - [Penna.] Attended school John A. " 10 M - [Penna.] Attended school Mary C. " 7 F - [Penna.] Attended school Ann C. " 2 F - [Penna.]

4006 3918 Alex Whitney 48 M - Farmer 2200 700 Penn. Margt. " 39 F - Wife " Wilson 20 M - " Attended school John 20 M - " Attended school Mary 17 F - " Attended school Anna 13 F - " Eliza 11 F - "

36 41 Widney, A. E. 58 M W Hotel Keeper $2000 $500 Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Margret 50 F W Keeps house " Nixon, Ella 9 F W Ill. Attended school [and 13 servants and boarders]

Alx. E. WIDNEY 69 Self M M W PA Book Keeper PA PA Margaret WIDNEY 60 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA Geo. W. STETT 32 Oth M S W PA Dealer In Livestock PA PA Oliver L. GLEASON 30 Oth M S W IL Broom Maker IL IL Ed. B. WELLS 28 Oth M S W IL Broom Maker IL IL Henry HANSON 25 Oth M S W IL House Painter IL IL Allie WALTERS 30 Oth F W W IL Teacher IL IL Clara SLATER 20 Oth F S W IL Servant OH OH

Whitney, Margaret Head W F May 1820 79 wid Pennsylvania

References

  • Census records

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