Family:Whitney, Milton W. (1839-1900)

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Milton W.8 Whitney (Asa Watrous7, Milton6, Asa5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Asa Watrous7 and Mary Ann (Wightman) Whitney, was born 18 Aug 1839, Pittsfield, OH, and died 1 Oct 1900, Susanville, Lassen Co., CA, aged 74 years.[1]

He married first, 4 Dec 1862, Oberlin, OH, Susan L. Ware, daughter of Manning and Mary I. (-----) Ware. She was born 2 Aug 1841, [probably Castleton,] VT, and died 8 Oct 1916, San Francisco, CA. They were divorced before 1897.

He married second, 29 Aug 1897, Lassen Co., CA, Nellie B. Hoagland,[2] daughter of Henry L. and Louisa (Shaw) Hoagland. She was born Mar 1877, CA. She married secondly, William Wiseman, of Westwood, CA.

He is a carpenter and blacksmith; resided Alta, CA.

Children of Milton W.8 and Susan L. (Ware) Whitney:

i. Francis L.9 Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1868, OH; m. Edward Smith; resided 1935 Geary St., San Francisco, CA.
ii. Harriett N. Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1871, Amherst, OH; unmarried; school teacher; resided 425 Pine St., Spokane, WA; "Hattie N." m. 5 Jun 1895, Gloucester, MA, Herman M. Walen, b. ca. 1867, Gloucester, MA, son of Michael and Anne E. (Langsford) Walen.[3]
iii. Charles M. Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1873, OH; m. Myrtle N. Brooks; resided 1935 Geary St., San Francisco, CA.
iv. Agnes E. Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1874, OH; m. Howard Black; resided 1935 Geary St., San Francisco, CA.

Children of Milton W.8 and Nellie B. (Hoagland) Whitney:

v. Walla Andrew Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1898, CA; d. after 12 Sep 1918, when he registered for the draft, of Westwood, CA.
vi. (child) Whitney, d. bef. 1900.

Census

471 505 Whitney, Milton 30 M W Blacksmith Ohio [sic] Susan 29 F W Keeping house Vt. Male citizen over 21 [sic] Krankie 1 F W Ohio Fred 16 M W Works in Q. "

Milton WHITNEY 40 Self M M W OH Blacksmith MA OH Susan WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W VT Housekeeping NY VT Frances WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W OH Attends School OH VT Harriet WHITN4EY 9 Dau F S W OH Attends School OH VT Charles WHITNEY 7 Son M S W OH Attends School OH VT Agnes WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W OH Attends School OH VT James HUNTER 40 Oth M S W SCOTLAND Works In Quarry SCOTLAND SCOTLAND Sam'l BAWLER 37 Oth M S W SCOTLAND Works In Quarry SCOTLAND SCOTLAND John MCCALL 60 Oth M S W SCOTLAND Works In Quarry SCOTLAND SCOTLAND

67 67 Whitney, Milton W. Head W M Aug 1839 60 mar 3 Ohio Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Nellie B. Wife W F Mar 1877 23 mar 3 2ch 1liv California Iowa Iowa -----, Andrew W. Son S M Dec 1898 1 sgl California Ohio California

References

1.^  "Milton W. Whitney", died 1 Oct 1900, Susanville, Lassen Co., CA, aged 74 years. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cabf1905/Lassen/LassenCo-t-z.htm.

2.^  California, County Marriages, 1850-1952, FamilySearch.org.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 451, page 345.


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