Family:Whitney, Luther (1817-1880)

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Luther7 Whitney (Luther6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Luther6 and Hannah (Whitney) Whitney, was born 8 Apr 1817, Fairfield, NY, and died 27 Jan 1880, or 30 Jan 1880, Toledo, OH.

He married firstly, 25 Sep 1836, Cleveland, OH, Louisa Amelia Wood, daughter of Twalda and Harriett (-----) Wood. She was born 23 Dec 1821, NY, and died 5 Aug 1855, LaPorte, IN.

He married secondly, 21 Apr 1857, Portage Co., OH, Elizabeth J. Cane/Caine. She was born about 1830, NY, and died after 1880.

Mr. Whitney was a prominent architect and builder in Ohio. At one time he was architect and superintendent of building for the Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana R. R. Co. He was a councilman of the City of Toledo from the second ward, and was successively vice-president and president of that body.

Children of Luther7 and Louisa Amelia (Wood) Whitney:

i. Mary A.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1840, OH.
i. Harriet Amelia Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1842, Chillicothe, OH; d. 12 Jul 1873, Toledo, OH; m. after 1860, Erasmus D. Peck as his first wife; no children.
ii. Henry Milton Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1843, Chillicothe, OH; m. Mary Jane Shaw.
iii. Clara Louise Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1853, La Porte, IN; m. after 1880, Erasmus D. Peck as his second wife.
iv. Daisy Whitney, b. ca. 1865, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
v. Henrietta Whitney, b. ca. 1870, OH; d. after 1880, then unmarried.

Children of Luther7 and Elizabeth J. (Cane/Caine) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

700 700 A. L. Fullerton 37 M - Clerk of Court $15000 Ohio Louisa " 28 F - " Centia Evans 37 M M " Luther Whitney 32 M - Carpenter $3100 N.Y. Louisa " 28 F - " Mary A. " 10 F - Ohio Attended school Harriet A. " 8 F - " Attended school Henry M. " 6 M - "

831 831 Whitney, Luk 54 M W Builder $30000 $5000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 " Eliza 40 F W Keeps house " " Caddie 16 F W At home Ohio Attended school " Daisy 5 F W " " " Hannah 92 F W " Mass. May, Sarah 35 F W Servant Ohio

Elisabeth WHITNEY 50 Self F W W N.Y. ENGL. ENGL. Clara WHITNEY 26 Dau F S W INDIANA At Home N.Y. N.Y. Dasy WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W OHIO At School N.Y. N.Y. Henrietta WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W OHIO At School N.Y. N.Y. Erasmus PECK 41 Oth M W W CONN. Druggist CONN. CONN. Roland RUSSELL 63 Oth M M W N.Y. Hardware Manufacteuer N.Y. N.Y. Henrietta RUSSELL 58 Oth F M W N.Y. At Home N.Y. N.Y. Alonzo GODARD 50 Oth M M W CONN. Grain Inspector CONN. CONN. Mary GODARD 48 Oth F M W N.Y. At Home N.Y. N.Y. Sarah GRAHAM 74 Oth F W W MASS. At Home MASS. MASS. Francis THUMB 19 Oth F W OHIO Domestic GERMANY GERMANY

References

  • Census records.

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