Family:Whitney, Myron (1826-1888)

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Myron7 Whitney (Solomon6, Solomon5, Solomon4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Solomon6 and Nancy (Hurlbut) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1826, Poultney, VT, and died 20 Dec 1888, Deep River, IA.

He married firstly, 6 Nov 1859, Sophia E. Greer, daughter of Thomas and Charity (-----) Greer. She was born 20 Oct 1833, Coshocton, OH, and died 21 Nov 1868, Dresden, IA.

He married secondly, 11 Nov 1869, Rosina Breniman, daughter of Christian and Barbra (Duerig) Broennimann. She was born 18 Jan 1840, Bern, Switzerland, and died 17 Jul 1905, Poweshiek Co., IA.

He resided Deep River, IA.

Children of Myron7 and Sophia E. (Greer) Whitney:

i. Elon M.8 Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1862, IA; d. 7 Sep 1862.
ii. Evan Thomas Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1863, IA; d. 13 Mar 1929; m. ca. 1887, Rosa Dunn, b. Nov 1867, MI.
iii. Edith B. Whitney, b. 22 Jun 1865, IA; "Eddie" in the 1870 census; d. 3 Jun 1942; m. 20 Mar 1884, Deep River, IA, Robt. B. Light, son of James W. and Elizabeth (Hightoun) Light.
iv. Ethel Sophia Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1868, IA; d. 4 Sep 1949; m. 25 Jan 1888, Poweshiek Co., IA, Clarence E. Phelps, son of Thomas and Lucy (Dilsaver) Phelps.

Children of Myron7 and Rosina (Breniman) Whitney:

v. (daughter) Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1870, IA; d. 11 Sep 1870.
vi. Eugene Herbert Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1872, Dresden, IA; d. 24 Jan 1936. For more information see Archives - Biographies.
vii. Rudolph Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1876, Dresden, IA; d. 17 Jan 1952; m. 24 Aug 1898, Brooklyn, IA, Mable Clara Shannon, b. Sep 1878, IA, dau. of W. W. and Emma (Blanchard) Shannon.
viii. Julia Lela Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1884, d. 7 Aug 1899.

Census

820 798 M. Whitney 34 M - Merchant $1000 $900 Vermont Married in year E. S. " 26 F - Ohio

46 46 Whitney, Myron 43 M W Retired Merchant $2500 $5000 Vermont Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Rosanna 28 F W Housewife Ohio Illiterate -----, Evan 7 M W Iowa Attended school -----, Eddie 4 M W Iowa -----, Ethel 2 M W Iowa -----, William 19 M W Farm Laborer Penn. Attended school -----, Gordon 15 M W Ills. Attended school -----, Elizabeth 13 F W Ills. Attended school

Miron WHITNEY 53 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Rosanna WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W SWI Keeping House SWI SWI Evan WHITNEY 17 Son M S W IA Clerk VT OH Edith WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W IA At Home VT OH Ethel WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W IA At Home VT OH Eugene WHITNEY 8 Son M S W IA VT SWI Rudolph WHITNEY 4 Son M S W IA VT SWI

194 203 Whitney, Rosine Head W F Jan 1842 58 wid 4ch 2liv Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland Capitalist, Owns free house, Immig. 1849

190 191 Whitney, Evan Head W M Jan 1853 47 mar 13 Iowa Vermont Ohio Merchant Gr[???], Owns free house -----, Rosa Wife W F Nov 1867 32 mar 13 2ch 2liv Michigan Pennsylvania Pennsylvania -----, Louisa Dau W F Aug 1892 7 sgl Iowa Iowa Michigan At school -----, Clark Son W M May 1895 5 sgl Iowa Iowa Michigan

17 17 Whitney, Eugene H. Head W M Sep 1875 24 sgl Iowa Vermont Switzerland Carpenter (build), Rents house Dyke, Dan Prtn W M Nov 1868 31 sgl New York New York Illinois Painter hours 18 Peters, Guy Head W M Apr 1871 19 mar 0 Illinois Germany Germany Painter carriage, Rents house -----, Maggy H. Wife W F Jun 1875 24 mar 0 0ch 0liv Wisconsin Ireland Kentucky

154 151 Whitney, Rudolph Head W M Apr 1876 24 mar 1 Iowa -- Switzerland Assitant freight agent, Owns free house -----, Mable C. Wife W F Sep 1878 21 mar 1 1ch 1liv Iowa Michigan Illinois

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