Family:Whitney, Henry Milton (1843-1921)
Luther8 Whitney (Luther7, Luther6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Luther7 and Louisa Amelia (Wood) Whitney, was born 16 Dec 1843, Chillicothe, OH, and died 2 Mar 1921, Toledo, OH.
He married, 27 Dec 1869, Toledo, OH, Mary Jane Shaw, daughter of Isaac and Sarah (-----) Shaw. She was born 10 Aug 1849, Manchester, England, and died 2 Aug 1927, Toledo, OH.
He served in the Civil War, Co. F, 1st Ohio Cavarly. He enlisted 13 Feb 1864, and was discharged 4 Mar 1865, Carlisle Barracks, PA, for disability, as a Sergeant. He had grey eyes, light hair, and light complexion, height 5' 7-1/2".
Children of Luther8 and Mary Jane (Shaw) Whitney:
i. Harriet Amelia9 Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1870, Toledo, OH; d. 6 Jun 1925, Summit Co., OH; "Hattie" m. 25 Jan 1900, Lucas Co., OH, Charles A. Platt, son of W. H. and Hannah E. (Mulnex) Platt; six children. ii. Henrietta Whitney. b. ca. Dec 1871, MI; "Nettie" d. 28 Jul 1912, Toledo, OH; m. ca. 1894, Alvin T. Leddy; one daughter. iii. Luther E. Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1875, Whiteford Center, MI; d. 7 Jan 1937, Toledo, OH; m.(1) 18 Jan 1899, Toledo, OH, Grace May Parsons; m.(2) 3 Jul 1915, Toledo, OH, Helen S. Eva; four children. iv. Clara Louise Whitney, b. Aug 1882, OH; "Caddie L." m. 29 Dec 1911, Summit Co., OH, William A. Taggart, son of Joseph and Seneth (Hillagas) Taggart; two children. v. Elizabeth Jane Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1887, Toledo, OH; d. 23 Apr 1936, Toledo, OH; unmarried. vi. Macey Milton Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1890, Toledo, OH; d. Apr 1963, Toledo, OH; m. 24 Jun 1914, Toledo, OH, Lillian A. Ten Eyck; two children.
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, Whiteford, Monroe Co., MI:
Henry WHITNEY 39 Self M M W OH Farmer NY NY Mary WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Harriet WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W OH Attending School OH ENG Nettie WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MI OH ENG Luther WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MI OH ENG
- 1900, Toledo, Lucas Co., OH
- 1910, Toledo, Lucas Co., OH.
- 1920, Toledo, Lucas Co., OH.
- Census records.
- Mrs. Mignon (Gaylord) Griswold, "Some Descendants of Daniel Whitney," Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record, Vol. 6, Nos. 1-2, (January-April, 1928), pp. 10-12.