Family:Whitney, Edwin R. (1843-a1900)

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Edwin R.8 Whitney (Jacob7, Ezra6, Ezra5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jacob7 and Tressa (Gillett) Whitney, was born about Feb 1843, Burns, NY, and died after 1900, Steuben Co., NY.

He married, 1875, Burns, NY, Martha -----. She was born about 1847, NY, and died between 1880 and 1900.

Children of Edwin R.8 and Martha (-----) Whitney:

i. Ward Wayne9 Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1877, Burns, NY; d. after 1930; m. before 1918, Mildred -----; res. Wellsville, NY.
ii. May B. Whitney, b. ca. 1879, NY; m. 1897, Frederick Schaumberg.

Notes

Edwin Ruthven was a character from the romantic novel The Scottish Chiefs (1809), by Jane Porter. Probably his middle name was Ruthven.

Census

888 978 Jacob Whitney 53 M - Farmer $3674 Vt. Tressa Whitney 43 F - N.Y. Marion B. Whitney 15 F - " Attended school Hellen M. Whitney 13 F - " Attended school William W. Whitney 9 M - " Attended school Edwin R. Whitney 7 M - " Attended school Jane E. Whitney 7 F - " Attended school

119 199 Jacob Whitney 65 M - Farmer $13800 $1000 Vermont Teresa Whitney 54 F - $100 New York William 19 M - Farmer $100 Do Edwin 17 M - Do Do Attended school

138 143 Whitney, Jacob 73 M W Farmer $3750 $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Tressa 63 F W Keeping House New York -----, Edwin 27 M W Carpenter & Joiner New York Male citizen over 21

Edwin R. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W NY Wagon Maker VT NY Martha WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Ward W. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W NY NY NY May B. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W NY NY NY

References

  • Census records.

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