Family:Whitney, David (1844-1907)

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David2 Whitney (John1, Robert), son of John1 and Mary Ann (Land) Whitney, was born Dec 1844, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, or 27 Oct 1845, IN, and died 15 Feb 1907, Palouse, WA. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA.[1]

He married, 25 Jan 1870, Clark Co., WA, Minerva Ana Brown. daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Hawkins) Brown. She was born 8 Dec 1852, MO, and died 6 Jun 1926, Palouse, WA. She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA.[2]

Children of David2 and Minerva Ana (Brown) Whitney:

i. Cora Ann3 Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1870; d. 14 Oct 1920, Seattle, WA; bur. Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA;[3] m. John Van Weel.
ii. Clyde David Whitney, b. 1873, OR; d. 21 Sep 1940, Wickenburg, AZ; bur. Wickenburg Cemetery, Wickenburg, AZ; Private, 2nd U.S. Volunteer Cavalry;[4] unmarried.
iii. Bertha Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1874, WA; d. 14 Jan 1956, Spokane, WA, aged 71 years; m. 6 Feb 1895, Palouse, WA, William J. Ramey.
iv. Gage Brown Whitney, b. 17 May 1877, WA; d. 22 Jun 1952, Spokane, WA, aged 72 years; m. 18 Sep 1909, Moscow, ID, Alpha Retta Kenyon.
v. Ralph Benjamin Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1888, Palouse Blue City, WA; d. 28 Sep 1938, Roseburg, OR; m. 19 Apr 1911, Gladyce Goldie Carpenter.
vi. Eunice Alma Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1890, WA; d. 20 Jun 1965, Colfax, WA; bur. Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA;[5] m. 23 Nov 1916, Colfax, WA, Francis Irvin Dailey.

Census

1180 1040 Whitney, David 28 M W Farmer $3200 $500 Ind. " Minerva 16 F " Keeps house Oregon " Mary 43 " " England

222 222 Whitney, David Head W M Oct 1845 54 mar 30 Indiana England England Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Manervia A. Wife W F Dec 1852 47 mar 30 6ch 6liv Missouri Penn. Indiana -----, Gage B. Son W M Apr 1880 20 sgl Washington Indiana Missouri Day laborer -----, Ralph Son W M Apr 1888 12 sgl Washington Indiana Missouri At school -----, Unice A. Dau W F Mar 1890 10 sgl Washington Indiana Missouri At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #79822126, David Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #79822214, Minerva Ana Brown Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #91331744, Cora Whitney Van Weel.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #11609143, Clyde David Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #79859165, Eunice Alma Whitney Dailey.


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