Family:Widney, Charles W. (1840-1925)

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Charles W.3 Widney (Johnston2, Charles1, James), son of Johnston2 and Mary (Henderson) Widney, was born 22 Nov 1840, Franklin Co., PA, and died 29 Dec 1915, Fannett, PA, aged 75 years 1 month 7 days, of Bright's disease.[1]

He married firstly, 1862, Ann Isabella Taylor, daughter of Andrew Jackson and Jane (Linn) Taylor, and granddaughter of Hugh and Ann Erwin2 (Widney) Linn. She was born Aug 1840, Dublin, PA, and died 7 Sep 1898, Franklin Co., PA.

He married secondly, 4 May 1899, Concord, PA, Catharine L. (-----) Kelley. She was born Jul 1844, PA, and died after 1915.

Children of Charles W.3 and Ann Isabella (Taylor) Widney:

i. Wilber4 Widney, b. ca. 1863, PA; d. 24 Feb 1883, Franklin Co., PA.
ii. Carrie S/D. Widney, b. Feb 1865, PA; d. 1930, Concord, PA; m. ca. 1896, Hance A. Campbell.
iii. Molly L. Widney, b. ca. 1867, PA; d. 7 Aug 1894, Franklin Co., PA.
iv. Jennie L. Widney, b. ca. 1869, PA; d. 8 Apr 1875, Franklin Co., PA.
v. Howard Taylor Widney, b. 10 Nov 1870, Concord, PA; d. 20 May 1963, Los Angeles, CA; m. say 1898, Margaret Jane Burns Converse.
vi. Nannie L. Widney, b. ca. 1873, PA; d. 24 Jul 1876, Franklin Co., PA.
vii. John L. Widney, b. Apr 1875, PA; d. aft. 1940; m. ca. 1899, Florence A. -----.
viii. Wilson Widney, b. Jan 1879, PA (Charles Wilson J. Widney); "William" living 1900 with brother John.
ix. Bruce Campbell Widney, b. 27 Feb 1882, PA; d. aft. 1942; m. 21 Nov 1907, Mahoning Co., OH, Sarah E. Fleming.

Children of Charles W.3 and Catharine L. (-----)(Kelley) Widney, if any, unknown.


311 309 Widney, Charles 29 M W Farming Implement Agent $290 Penna. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann 29 F W Keeping house Penna. -----, Wilber 6 M W At home Penna. Attended school -----, Carrie 3 F W " Penna. Attended school -----, Molley 3 F W " Penna. -----, Jennie 1 F W " Penna.

Charles WIDNEY 39 Self M M W PA Farmer PA PA Annie WIDNEY 39 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA Wilber WIDNEY 16 Son M S W PA Works On Farm PA PA Carrie WIDNEY 15 Dau F S W PA At Home PA PA Mollie WIDNEY 13 Dau F S W PA At Home PA PA Howard WIDNEY 9 Son M S W PA PA PA John WIDNEY 5 Son M S W PA PA PA Wilson WIDNEY 1 Son M S W PA PA PA James BOGGS 17 Oth M S W PA Works On Farm PA PA

76 79 Widney, Charles W. Head W M Dec 1840 59 mar 1 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Agent (phosphate), Rents house -----, Catherine L. Wife W F Jul 1844 55 mar 1 3ch 3liv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania -----, Bruce C. Son W M Feb 1882 18 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania At school

  • 1910, Concord, Franklin Co., PA: Charlie Whitney, 69, and wife Catherine L., 65.
  • 1920: not found.


  • Census records.

1.^  Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963, from

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