Family:Whitney, Frank Blair (1877-1950)

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Frank Blair9 Whitney (Ohel Edward8, Albert R.7, Josiah6, Josiah5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Ohel Edward8 and Sarah (Hayes) Whitney, was born 8 Feb 1877, IL, and died 26 Mar 1950, Anamosis State Hospital, Independence, IA.

He married, about 1898, Estella G. Troester, daughter of Isaac and ----- (-----) Troester. She was born 30 Apr 1877, Agency, IA, and died 22 May 1962, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA.

Frank appears on a number of censuses with varying name spellings as follows: (1900 & 1910 - Frank Whitney, 1920 & 1930 - Frank B Whitney). He is head of house (HOH) for years 1900-1930

Children of Frank Blair and Estella G. (Troester) Whitney:

i. Hilda May Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1899, IA, d. about 1976.
ii. Beatrice B. Whitney, b. 1900, IA, d. about 1916.
iii. Edna Rae Whitney, b. 1903, IA, d. about 1916.
iv. Frank Edward Whitney, b. 5 May 1905, IA, d. Nov 1985.
v. Fred Ely Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1907, Fairfield, Jefferson County, IA, d. Jun 1983, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA.

Census Records

40 40 Whitney, Frank B. Head W M Feb 1877 23 mar 2 Illinois Ohio Illinois Stone mason, Rents house -----, Stella P. Wife W F Apr 1877 23 mar 2 1ch 1liv Iowa Ohio Iowa -----, Hilda May Dau W F Apr 1899 1 sgl Iowa Illinois Iowa Traiston, Issac FiL W M Dec 1838 61 sgl Ohio Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Day Laborer

1910 U.S. Census, 4th Ward, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, p. ?, dwelling 12, family 12

(Name, Relationship to HOH, Sex, Race, Age, Marital Status + Number of current marriage, # years married, Number of children born, number of children living, where born, where father born, where mother born, occupation, more work description)

1) Whitney, Frank       Head  M W 30 M1 12      IL   -   -  Mason  Brick & Stone
2)    "   , Estella     Wife  F W 31 M1 12 5 5  IA  OH  IA
3)    "   , Hilda M     Dau   F W 11 S          IA  IL  IA
4)    "   , Beatrice B  Dau   F W  9 S          IA  IL  IA
5)    "   , Edna R      Dau   F W  6 S          IA  IL  IA
6)    "   , Eddie F     Son   M W  4 S          IA  IL  IA
7)    "   , Freddie     Son   M W  2 S          IA  IL  IA

1920 U.S. Census, Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, p. ?, dwelling 400, family 422

(Name, Relationship to HOH, Sex, Race, Age, Marital Status, Where Born, where father born, where mother born, Occupation, where works)

1) Whitney, Frank B    Head        M W 41     M  IL  OH  USA Brick Layer   Light Plant
2)    "   , Estella G  Wife        F W 41     M  IA  OH  IA
3)    "   , Edward F   Son         M W 14     S  IA  IL  IA
4)    "   , Fred E     Son         M W 12     S  IA  IL  IA
5) Dorland, Hilda M    Dau         F W 20     M  IA  IL  IA  Capper        Oat Meal Mill
6)    "   , Morrall L  Son-in-law  M W 21     M  IA  NY  WI  Asst Foreman  Oat Meal Mill
7)    "   , Roberta N  GDau        F W 2 9/12 S  IA  IA  IA
8) Lucore, Ralph L     Roomer      M W 21     S  IA  IA  IA  Fireman       Railroad

1930 U.S. Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, p. ?.

(Name, Relationship to HOH, Sex, Race, Age, Marital Status, Age at 1st Marriage, where born, where father born, where mother born)

1) Whitney, Frank B    Head    M W 53 M 20 IL OH IN
2)    "   , Estella E  Wife-H  F W 50 M 19 IA OK IA

References

  • Pierce, Frederick Clifton, Whitney, the Descendants of John Whitney
  • 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Census Records
  • Family Knowledge

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