Family:Whitney, Channing (1842-?)
He married, 26 Sep 1897, Nellie M. Cornell. She was born 21 Jun 1844, Adrian, MI.
Channing Whitney, born at Adrian, MI, 28 Dec 1842; was married to Ellen M. Cornell, and have born to them one son. Channing Whitney, entered the mercantile life as merchant tailor in 1865, and continued until 1875, when he entered into the banking business and organized the Commercial Exchange bank of Adrian, and is still engaged in that business at this time, 1895. He has been a prudent, hard working, successful business man, and has accumulated a fortune of $100,000, and steadily gaining. He is a member of and a faithful worker in the First Baptist church of Adrian, and for years has been engaged in the Sunday-school work, and is regarded as one of the prominent men in the city; resided Adrian, MI.
Children of Channing8 and Nellie M. (Cornell) Whitney:
i. Charles Seward Colfax9 Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1870.
418 418 Parker, Jacob E. 53 M W Hardware Mercht. Ret. $1500 $10500 Pa. Male citizen over 21 -----, Fannie 48 F W Keepg. house $3000 N.Y. Whitney, Channing 27 M W Hardware Dealer Ret. $19600 $8950 Mich. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie M. 25 F W Keepg. house " -----, Chas. S. 2/12 M W " Born in Mar Lohner, Mary 23 F W Domestic Servt. Baden Parents foreign born
Chaning WHITNEY 38 Self M M W MI Banker NY NY Ellen WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W MI NY NY Charles WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MI At School MI MI
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 545.