Family:Whitney, Erastus Frank (1836-a1872)
He married, 8 Aug 1861, Sandusky Co., OH, Lucinda Hamburger. She was born 22 Feb 1840, and died 26 Jun 1876.
He resided Bowling Green, OH.
Children of Erastus Frank8 and Lucinda (Hamburger) Whitney:
i. Rosa Etta9 Whitney, b. 1863, OH; d. 1891, North Judson, IN; m. John G. Benkie. They had three children two surviving her. He married again and resided Koutz, IN. ii. Adelbert Ezra Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1865, OH, resided unmarried 205 Illinois St., Chicago, IL; clerk in post office. iii. Willis Clark Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1878, or ca. 1869 [probably 2 Dec 1868], OH; resided Bowling Green. iv. Lester Elihu Whitney, b. 7 May 1872; resided with Adelbert.
83 83 Whitney, Erastus 32 M W Farmer $4800 $535 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucinda 25 F W Keeping house " -----, Rosetta 8 F W " Attended school -----, Adelbert 4 M W " -----, Willis 1 M W " Houseberther, Barbara 14 F W " Attended school
- 1880: not found.
- 1880, Wanatah, La Porte Co., IN:
Wilhelm BEHNKE 28 Self M M W PRUSSIA Laborer PRUSSIA PRUSSIA Emilie BEHNKE 21 Wife F M W PRUSSIA Keeping House PRUSSIA PRUSSIA August BEHNKE 2 Son M S W IN At Home PRUSSIA PRUSSIA Emma BEHNKE 1 Dau F S W IN At Home PRUSSIA PRUSSIA Willis WHITNEY 11 BroL M S W OH At Home OH OH Lester WHITNEY 7 BroL M S W OH At Home OH OH
Willis and Lester were living with their sister Rosetta's brother-in-law Wilhelm Behnke. Rosetta was living nearby.
- 1880, son Adelbert not found.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 587.