Family:Whitney, Horace (1836-1915)

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Horace7 Whitney (Charles Edwin6, Josiah5, Eliasaph4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Charles Edwin6 and Rosanna (Mather) Whitney, was born 14 Jun 1836, Darien, CT, was baptized Aug 1836, Darien, CT, and died 1915, Darien, CT.[1]

He married firstly, 25 Apr 1866, Syosset, L.I., NY, Lavinia Nichols. She was born 7 Dec 1843, and died 23 Jan 1894. She is buried in Bates Cemetery #1, Darien, CT,[2] along with her two children.

He married secondly, about 1907, Charlotte E. -----, possibly Charlotte (-----) Ballard, the housekeeper in 1900. She was born 1850, and died 1920, Darien, CT.[3]

Phoenix says:

. . . a carpenter . . . . He enlisted there, 12 Aug 1862, as corporal, in Co. H, 17th Reg., Conn. Vol. Infantry; was promoted to a lieutenancy, and mustered out with his regiment.

He and his second wife are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien, CT.

Children of Horace7 and Lavinia (Nichols) Whitney:

i. Arthur Clayton8 Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1869, Darien, CT; d. 4 Nov 1881, Darien, CT.[4]
ii. Henrietta May Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1873, Darien, CT; d. 3 Feb 1879, Darien, CT.[5]

Census

1615 1972 Chas. E. Whitney 53 M - Farmer $4500 $400 Conn. Roseanna " 51 F - " Wm. M. " 26 M - Carpenter " Horace " 24 M - Do " Chas. S. " 22 M - School Teacher " Walter S. " 20 M - " George A. " 18 M - " Sarah M. " 12 F - " Attended school

201 199 Whitney, Horace 34 M W House Carpenter $3300 $150 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Lavina 28 F W Keeping house New York -----, Arthur 11/12 M W At home Connecticut Born in Sep -----, Ann 14 F W Domestic Servant Germany Parents foreign born

Horace WHITNEY 49 Self M M W CT Carpenter CT CT Lavinia WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Arthur C. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W WA At School CT NY Johnnora M. KEHOE 26 Oth F S W NY At Home --- --- Eliza J. LYNES 40 Oth F S W CT Keeping House CT CT

Whitney, Susan Head W F 92 Connecticut -----, Horace Son W M 64 Connecticut Ferris, Betsey A. Sis W F 82 Connecticut Ballard, Charlotte Hskp W F 50 Connecticut

  • 1910, Darien, Fairfield Co., CT: Horace Whitney, 73; wife Charlotte Whitney, 58; Etta M. Grems, 27.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #15044953, Horace Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #14959951, Lavinia Nichols Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #15044959, Charlotte E. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #14959963, Arthur Clayton.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #14959960, Henrietta May Whitney.


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