Family:Whitney, Dwight (c1836-a1900)

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Dwight8 Whitney (Chauncey B.7, James6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Chauncey B.7 and Sophia (Doolittle) Whitney, was born about 1836 (or 1834 in Pierce), NY, and died after 1900.

He married, say 1855, Emira Leora Webster, daughter of George and Leora A. (Souls) Webster. She was born 1 Apr 1838, Oswego Co., NY, and died 21 Oct 1917, Brooklyn, IA. Emira Leora (Webster) Whitney was divorced from Dwight Whitney. She apparently married secondly, before 1870, Thomas Armfield, born about 1824, England, and died 18 Apr 1874, Burlington, IA. He was buried in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, IA.[1] She apparently married thirdly, 14 Dec 1874, Des Moines, IA, Charles Howard Wright, as his second wife. She was buried in Highland Cemetery, Brooklyn, MI.[2]

Children Dwight8 and Emira Leora (Webster) Whitney:

i. William9 Whitney, b. ca. 1858, WI; probably the William A. Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1857, IA, m. Nannie L. Johnson.
ii. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1859, WI; died young.
iii. (child) Whitney; died young.
iv. (child) Whitney; died young.

Census

1961 1925 Dwight Whitney 24 M - Carpenter $400 $100 N.Y. Emira " 21 F - " William " 2 M - Wis. Charles " 1 M - "

559 549 Rogers, Richard 44 M W Carpenter $800 -- England Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Helen 36 F W Keeping House New York -----, Eva A. 15 F W At School New York Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Elmer R. 10 M W At School Wisconsin Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Lillie E. 2 F W At Home Wisconsin Father foreign born Whitney, Dwight 34 M W Carpenter New York Male citizen over 21

85 113 Armkin, Thomas 46 M W Teamster England Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, E. L. 32 F W Keeping House New York Whitney, William 12 M W At School Iowa Attended school 114 Webster, George 56 M W Painter Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, L. 49 F W Keeping House New York

F. S. BUNCE 53 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Lavinia BUNCE 49 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Celia BUNCE 24 Dau F S W WI NY ENG Minnie BUNCE 15 Dau F S W WI Attending School NY ENG Jessie BUNCE 10 Dau F S W WI Attending School NY ENG Dwight WHITNEY 44 Oth M W W NY Carpenter NY NY Frank MC GLACHLIN 21 Oth M S W WI Farm Laborer NY OH

  • 1880, Columbia, Jackson Co., MI, p. 35C/34:

Charles H. Wright 41 Self M M W NY Painter MA MA Emira Wright 41 Wife F M W NY Keeping house MA NY Joseph S. Wright 70 Fath M M W MA Farmer MA MA Breighton Wright 16 Son M S W MI Farm work NY NY Frank Wright 16 Son M S W MI Farm work NY NY

Whitney, Dwight Head W M 64

  • 1900, Brooklyn, Columbia Township, Jackson Co., MI: Charles H. Wright, Aug 1837, and wife Emira E. Wright, Apr 1838.
  • 1910, Columbia, Jackson Co., MI: Charles H. Wright, 72, and wife Emira E. Wright, 71.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #105721863, Thomas Armfield.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #39274124, Emira Leora Webster Wright.


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