Family:Whitney, Milton Isaac (1846-1936)

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Milton Isaac7 Whitney (Samuel6, Isaac5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Ann (Stroup) Whitney, was born 4 Jun 1846, Macomb, MI, and died 14 May 1936, Detroit, MI. He was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[1]

He married, 5 Jul 1876, Chicago, IL, Elizabeth M. Fuller. She was born 11 Sep 1858, Toronto, ON, and died 11 Feb 1946. She was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.[2]

He attended school in Ypsilanti with his brother Samuel, where he is listed in 1870.

He served during the war until its close in a Michigan regiment. For many years he has been a teacher and principal in the Detroit public schools; resided Detroit, MI, 209 Hancock Ave.

He served in Co. F, 22nd Michigan Infantry.

Children of Milton Isaac7 and Elizabeth M. (Fuller) Whitney:

i. Robert A.8 Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1877, Chicago, IL; d. 30 Jun 1942, Proviso, IL; m. 25 Jun 1913, Detroit, MI, Amy E. Kuhn.
ii. Jessie E. Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1879; d. 10 Jun 1880.
iii. Ralph M. Whitney, b. 31 Jul 1880 (twin), Portage, MI; d. 24 Sep 1880.
iv. Roger S. Whitney, b. 31 Jul 1880 (twin), Portage, MI; d. 25 Sep 1880.
v. Winnifred R. Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1885; m. 5 Apr 1906, Detroit, MI, William H. Grant.

Census

Melton WHITNEY 30 Self M M W CANA Teaching School ENGL SCOTL Robert A. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI MI CANA Jessie E. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W MI MI CANA

Wife Elizabeth, pregnant with twins, is not listed in the family. Possibly the birth information given for Milton is actually hers, and she was omitted by a clerical error. Milton and his parents were all born in Michigan.

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #50256108, Milton Isaac Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #50256064, Elizabeth M. Whitney.


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