Family:Whitney, Leander J. (1850-1931)

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Leander J. Whitney (Luke S.), son of Luke S. and Juliett (Dunshee) Whitney, was born 1 Nov 1850, Litchfield, MI, and died 26 May 1931, Defiance Co., OH.

He married firstly 1 Mar 1877, Defiance Co., OH, Mary B. Weidenhammer, daughter of Alfred and Catherine (Baker) Weidenhammer. She was born 13 Oct 1857, Richland, OH, and died 3 Feb 1882, Richland, OH.

He married secondly 28 Feb 1886, Henry Co., OH, Roditha E. (Vandusen) Minsel, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Relue) Vandusen. She was born Dec 1858, OH, and died 1935.

Children of Leander J. and Mary B. (Weidenhamer) Whitney:

i. Alfred Luke Whitney, b. 1 May 1877, Richland, OH; m. Nellie M. Brindle.
ii. Harry Morrell Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1878, Richland, OH; m. 23 Nov 1904, Defiance Co., OH, Mary Agnes Wehner; d. 1942, Miami, FL; no known children.
iii. Delores Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1879, Richland, OH; d. before 1931.

Children of Leander J. and Roditha E. (Vandusen) Whitney:

iv. Carmen L. Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1886, North Richland, OH; m. Edward S. Heffelfingerd, d. after 1940.
v. Orville H. Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1891, North Richland, OH; d. after 1942. (Appears to had multiple wives making it difficult to identify sufficent records with certainty.)

Census

Leander WHITNEY 29 Self M M W MI Farmer MI MI Mary WHITNEY 22 Wife F M W OH House Keeping PA OH Alfred WHITNEY 3 Son M S W OH MI OH Harry WHITNEY 2 Son M S W OH MI OH Delores WHITNEY 5M Dau F S W OH MI OH

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