Family:Whitney, Charles Edwin (1845-1923)

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Charles Edwin8 Whitney (Joseph Mead7, Joseph Lee6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Joseph7 Mead and Arabella Howe (Warner) Whitney, was born 8 Feb 1845, Sardinia, NY, and died 1923, NY.

He married, 20 Jun 1871, Great Valley, NY, Sarah Elizabeth Haggerty, daughter of Charles William and Fanny Elizabeth (Guthrie) Haggerty. She was born 16 Jul 1849, Humphrey, NY, and died probably in NY.

He was a farmer. They settled at Creswell, KS; where he was postmaster and a justice of the peace in May 1875. He enlisted at Great Valley, 23 Aug 1862, in Company I, 154th Regiment of New York State Volunteer Infantry; and was discharged at Elmira, NY, 23 Jun 1865. He was severely wounded in the thigh, and was captured, in the battle of Chancellorsville, VA, 2 May 1863; was again captured, 8 May 1864, in the battle of Rocky Faced Ridge; and, after spending more than six months in the prisons at Andersonville, Savannah, and, Millen, GA, was paroled near Fort Pulaski, GA, 19 Nov 1864.

Children of Charles Edwin8 and Sarah E. (Haggerty) Whitney:

i. Alice C.9 Whitney, b. 1874, KS.
ii. Eleanor J. Whitney, b. 1875, KS.
iii. Fred H. Whitney, b. 1877, KS.
iv. Marian E. Whitney, b. Sep 1883, NY.
v. Fanny A. Whitney, b. Apr 1891, NY.

Census

Charles E. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NH Sarah E. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Alice C. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W KS NY NY Eleanor J. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W KS NY NY Fred H. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W KS NY NY

90 96 Whitney, Charles E. Head W M Feb 1845 55 mar 29 New York New York Newhamshire Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Sarah E. Wife W F Jul 1849 50 mar 29 4ch 4liv New York New York New York -----, Marian E. Dau W F Sep 1883 16 sgl New York New York New York At School -----, Fanny A. Dau W F Apr 1891 9 sgl New York New York New York

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