Family:Whitney, Charles Edwin (1852-1927)

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Charles Edwin8 Whitney (Chancy Wright7, Dennis6, Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Chancy Wright7 and Phebe Ann (Leach) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1852, Shelby, MI, and died 28 Dec 1927, Muskegon, MI, aged 75 years.[1] He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, MI.

He married, 18 Oct 1876, Washington, MI, Jennie Myrtle Cannon.[2] She died 26 Oct 1933, Muskegon, MI. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, MI.

Children of Charles Edwin8 and Jennie Myrtle (Cannon) Whitney:

i. Agnes B.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1878, Utica, MI; m. 21 Oct 1903, Fruitport, MI, George E. Crotty.
ii. James Irving Whitney, b. ca. 1883, MI; d. 2 Jan 1951, Los Angeles Co., CA; m. 1 Sep 1915, Muskegon, MI, Hulda A. (Birch) Sperber.
iii. Mildred Emily Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1884, Fruitport, MI; m. 28 Mar 1904, Grand Rapids, MI, Percy M. Pett.
iv. Eva L. Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1887, Fruitport, MI; m. 14 Nov 1914, Muskegon, MI, John J. Kerr.
v. Pearl Anna Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1890, Muskegon, MI; not in family in 1900; d. 1909; bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, MI.
vi. Stephen B. Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1895, Fruitport, MI; d. 22 Sep 1895, Fruitport, MI.
vii. Charles E. Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1901, Fruitport, MI; d. aft. 1940; m. 1 Aug 1925, Grand Rapids, MI, Mary Louella Kooman.



  • Census records.

1.^  Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952, at

2.^  Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, at

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