Family:Whitney, Edwin James (1847-a1893)

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Rev. Edwin James8 Whitney (Alvin L.7, James6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Alvin L.7 and Betsey (Cook) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1847, Pavilion, NY.

He married, 27 Jun 1871, Le Roy, NY, Almira C. Bentley. She was born 14 Oct 1849.

He remained at his parents' home in Pavilion until he was eighteen years of age. He learned the trade of broom making, which he followed for several years, until he was 27, when he was received into the Genessee conference of the M. E. church as a probationer in the traveling connection as preacher, being appointed at Parma Center, Monroe County, NY, as first circuit, Sep 1874. His following appointments have been: 1877 to 1879, Newfane, NY; 1879 to 1881, Kendall, NY; 1881 to 1884, East Clarkson; 1884 to 1885, Chili, NY; 1885 to 1888, North Parma, NY; 1888 to 1893, Waterport, NY, and in October, 1893, he was stationed at Castile, where he now lives. He is a son of Alvin Whitney, who was born in Granville, Washington County, NY, Sep 1803, moving to Pavilion in 1825, marrying Miss Betsey Cook, Dec 1826. Alvin died 4 Feb 1883; resided Castile, NY.

Children of Edwin James8 and Almira C. (Bentley) Whitney:

i. William F.9 Whitney, b. 26 May 1872.
ii. Minnie M. Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1874; resided 12 King St., Rochester. "Amelia" in 1880 Census.
iii. Edwin M. Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1877.
iv. Alvin Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1879.
v. Yale B. Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1884.
vi. Case Ward Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1890.

Census

Edwin WHITNEY 33 Self M M W NY Minister NY NY Myra WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY William WHITNEY 8 Son M S W NY NY NY Amelia WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W NY NY NY Edwin WHITNEY 3 Son M S W NY NY NY Allen WHITNEY 1 Son M S W NY NY NY

130 128 Lines, Laura S. Head W F Jul 1845 54 wid 3ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Rents house -----, Caroline E. Dau W F Jan 1882 18 sgl Illinois Pennsylvania Maine At school -----, Susie D. Dau W F Jan 1885 15 sgl Illinois Pennsylvania Maine At school Dunnells, Sue E. Ldgr W F Apr 1850 50 sgl Maine Maine Massachusetts Dress maker Holyoke, Helen Ldgr W F Oct 1841 58 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk (weekly paper) Murray, Marion B. Ldgr W F Apr 1850 50 sgl Massachusetts England Massachusetts Goodwin, Ellis E. Ldgr W M Jul 1875 24 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Salesman dry goods (trav.), Immig. 1890 -----, Edwin C. Ldgr W M Jan 1879 21 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Wholesale hardware clerk, Immig. 1895 Wagner, Samuel Ldgr W M Oct 1864 35 wid New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Lawyer Sparhawk, ----- Ldgr W M unk unk un unk unknown unknown unknown unknown Edwards, John Ldgr W M Feb 1878 22 sgl New York New York New York Electrical ny Whitney, Edwin M. Ldgr W M Mar 1877 23 sgl New York New York New York At school

References

  • Census records.

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