Family:Whitney, Leon Augustine (1864-1947)
Leon Augustine9 Whitney (Augustine8, Nathan7, Nathan6, Nathan5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Augustine8 and Mary Amanda (Titus) Whitney, was born 29 Apr 1864 [Pierce] or 29 Mar 1864, Westminster, MA, and died 24 May 1947.
He married, 30 Nov 1892 [Pierce] or 13 Nov 1892, Brooklyn, NY, Geneva Fradley, daughter of Joseph T. and Jane (Garner) Fradley. She was born 13 Apr 1864, Brooklyn, NY, and died 11 Jun 1949.
He was born in Westminster, was graduated at the technical school in Worcester as a mechanical engineer and is now a draftsman and designer in a large machine shop; resided 112 S. Elliott Pl., Brooklyn, NY, and Westminster, MA; s. p.
Tolman says the following:
- "Leon A. Whitney (137) b. April 29, 1864, d. May 24, 1947; s. of Augustine (116) and Mary A. (Titus) Whitney; m. Geneva Fradley (d. June 11, 1949) of Brooklyn, New York. They lived chiefly in New York, where he was engaged in the electrical contracting business. For many years they spent their summers at the family home on main street."
Children of Leon Augustine9 and Geneva (Fradley) Whitney:
i. Leon F.10 Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1894, Brooklyn, NY; graduate of Massachusetts Agricultural College. He is the author of several books and magazine articles on animal husbandry. He received the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Alabama Polytechnic Institute in 1940; m. Katherine Sackett of Brooklyn; lives in Orange, CT; 2 children. ii. Joseph Fradley Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1895, Westminster, MA; graduate of Massachusetts Agricultural College; m. Winifred Rush of Lexington, KY; lives in Wilton, CT; 2 children. iii. William A. Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1897; d. in infancy. iv. Richard A. Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1900; m. Mary F. Turner of Georgetown, KY; 2 children. Graduate of Massachusetts Agricultural College.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 618.
- All data imported from Newton F. Tolman, editor, A History of Westminster, Massachusetts, 1893-1958, compiled by The Westminster Historical Society (Richard R. Smith Co., Inc., Peterborough, New Hampshire: 1961), p. 332.