Family:Whitney, John William (1850-1908)

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John William Whitney (John), son of John and Mary Ann (Houghton) Whitney was born 30 Apr 1850, Macomb, NY, and died 21 Jun 1908, Homer, NY.[1]

He married, 7 Sep 1887, Gilmanton, NH, Lucy A. Berry,[2] daughter of Ira Locke and Lavina (Drew) Berry. She was born 6 Feb 1860, Barnstead, NH, and died 21 Mar 1921, Union, NY.[3]

John was an M.D.

Children of John William and Lucy A. (Berry) Whitney:

i. Irene Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1888, Homer, NY; d. 21 Dec 1951, Homer, NY, m. William G Crandall.
ii. Gladys Whitney, b. 15 Nov 1889, Homer, NY; d. 29 Feb 1948, Binghamton, NY, m. Fred Albert Brainard.
iii. Mary E. Whitney, b. 8 May 1892, Syracuse, NY; d. 11 Oct 1974, York, ME; m. Frank Busch Kirchgraber.
iv. Helen L. Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1894, Syracuse, NY; d. 16 Jan 1939, Ithaca, NY; m. Lavern M. Davenport.
v. John W. Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1899, Homer, NY; d. 27 Dec 1901, Homer, NY.[4]
vi. Robert B. Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1901, Homer, NY; d. 10 Jun 1920, Middletown, CT.[5]


  • 1880: not found.
  • 1900, Homer, Cortland Co., NY
  • 1910, Homer, Cortland Co., NY: Lucy B. Whitney, widow
  • 1920, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY: Lucy B. Whitney, widow


1.^  Whitney, Dr John W - Find A Grave Memorial

2.^  "John W. Whitney (b. 1850, Macomb, NY, s. of John Whitney & Mary Whitney) & Lucy A. Berry, m. 7 Sep 1887, Gilmanton, Belknap Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  Whitney, Lucy (Berry) - Find A Grave Memorial

4.^  Whitney, John W Jr - Find A Grave Memorial

5.^  Whitney, Robert J - Find A Grave Memorial

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