Family:Whitney, Nathaniel Randall (1818-1884)

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Nathaniel Randall7 Whitney (Amaziah6, Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Amaziah6 and Sarah (Boyington) Whitney, was born 15 Jun 1818, Maryland, NY, and died 31 Mar 1884, Missouri Valley, IA.

He married 7 Jan 1841, Milltown, PA, Charlotte Sanford Rice, daughter of Oliver Gardner and Nancy (Sanford) Rice. She was born 23 Feb 1820, Milltown, Athens Twp., Bradford Co., PA, and died 16 Jun 1911, Spokane, WA, aged 91 years. She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Spokane, WA.

He was a farmer; he resided Missouri Valley, IA.

Children of Nathaniel Randall7 and Charlotte Sanford (Rice) Whitney:

i. Ruth Ann8 Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1841, Sheshequin, PA; d. 2 Sep 1880 or 8 Sep 1908, Berlin Township, Steele Co., MN; m. 17 Jul 1859, Nathan Johnson Robbins; resided Northfield, MN. Children:
a. Leslier Robbins, b. 2 Aug 1860.
b. David Fitch Robbins, b. 20 Nov 1861.
c. Nathan Otis Robbins, b. 11 Oct 1864.
d. Charlottie Hulda Robbins, b. 21 Mar 1867, d. 19 Apr 1867.
e. Etta Esther Robbins, b. 10 Jul 1869.
f. Mattie May Robbins, b. 10 Nov 1876.
g. Henry Randol Robbins, b. 13 Jan 1879.
ii. Sarah Etta Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1843, Marathon, NY; d. 20 Nov 1908, Charles City, IA; m. 1 Aug 1869, Charles City, IA, Albert G. Brown; resided Clear Lake, IA. Children:
a. Walter Rufus Brown, b. 15 Jun 1872.
b. Willard Whitney Brown, b. 14 Nov 1876.
c. Albert Ward Brown, b. 19 Aug 1881; d. 28 Jul 1882.
d. Mabel Alberta Brown, b. 28 May 1883.
iii. Charlotte Sanford Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1845, Berkshire, NY; d. after 1920; m. 20 Feb 1871, Charles City, IA, Chester Tracy Maxwell; resided Spencer, IA. Children:
a. Edward Randol Maxwell, b. 7 May 1873.
b. Ethelyn Charlotte Maxwell, b. 24 Oct 1874.
c. Estelle Etta Maxwell, b. 24 Apr 1877.
d. Earl Chester Maxwell, b. 9 Apr 1879.
e. Edna Beulah Maxwell, b. 1 Feb 1881.
iv. Anson Randall Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1847, Manchester, IL; d. 3 or 23 Oct 1867.
v. Albert Enoch Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1849, Manchester, IL; d. 9 Oct 1873.
vi. George Riley Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1851, Manchester, IL; m. Ursula Warren.
vii. Elizabeth Arzelia Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1853, Manchester, IL; d. 5 Apr 1934, Spokane, WA, aged 80 years 9 months 1 day; unmarried; resided Missouri Valley, IA.
viii. Alma Estalina Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1855, Manchester, IL; d. 26 July 1939, Spokane, WA; m. 23 Aug 1874, Cerro Gordo Co., IA, Oliver Perry Hendrixson; resided E. Duncan St., Columbus, OH. Children:
a. Horatio Perry Hendrixson, b. 27 May 1875; d. 27 Jan 1881.
ix. Oliver Amaziah Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1858, Charles City, IA; d. 19 Mar 1860.
x. Abner Nathaniel Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1860, Charles City, IA; murdered 28 Apr 1894. He resided there with his parents until the death of his father in 1884. In 1886 he moved to Missouri Valley, IA, and followed his trade, that of carpenter, until 1890, when he moved to Washington Territory and resided for two years. He then returned to Missouri Valley and in 1894 he was elected city marshal of that place. Early in Apr 1894, many residences and stores were burglarized. Marshal Whitney with other officers succeeded in locating the thieves, and on the 28th raided the house where they were stopping. In arresting the men Marshal Whitney was shot through the heart and instantly killed. One of the thieves was captured and the other escaped, the former was subsequently lynched by the people for the murder. Whitney was very popular and well liked by all.
xi. Ira Rice Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1868, Charles City, IA; d. after 1900, WA; resided Windom, WA.

Census

7 8 Nathl. R. Whitney 40 M - Farmer $600 N.Y. Charlotte " 31 F - Penn. Ruth Ann " 8 F - " Sarietta " 7 F - N.Y. Attended school Charlottte " 5 F - " Attended school Anson R. " 2 M - Ills. Albert " 8/12 M - Ills.

139 148 N. R. Whitney 38 M - 1 - 0 N.Y. Farmer 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 160 ... Charlott S. Whitney 36 F - 1 - 0 Pa. - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ruth A. Whitney 14 F - - - 0 N.Y. - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sarah E. Whitney 13 F - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Charlott S. Whitney 11 F - - - 0 Ill. - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Anson R. Whitney 8 M - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Albert E. Whitney 7 M - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 George R. Whitney 4 M - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Arzelia E. Whitney 3 F - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alma J. Whitney 1 F - - - 0 " - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

644 616 Nathaniel R. Whitney 41 M - Shoemaker $2900 $200 Pennsylvania Charlotte Whitney 41 F - Pennsylvania Sarah Etta Whitney 17 F - New York Attended school Charlotte S. Whitney 15 F - New York Attended school Ansel R. Whitney 12 M - Illinois Attended school Albert E. Whitney 11 M - Illinois Attended school George R. Whitney 8 M - Illinois Attended school Elizabeth A. Whitney 6 F - Illinois Attended school Alma Whitney 4 F - Illinois Attended school

2 2 Whitney, Nathaniel 53 M W Farmer $4000 $2100 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Charlotte S. 52 F " Keeping House Penn. -----, Albert E. 20 M " Attending School Ill. Attended school -----, Charlotte L. 26 F " Teaching School N.Y. -----, George 18 M " Attending School Ill. Attended school -----, Arzeliin E. 16 F " Attending School Ill. Attended school -----, Alma E. 13 F " Ill. Attended school -----, Abner R. 10 M " Iowa Attended school -----, Ira R. 7 M " Iowa Attended school

Nathaniel R. WHITNEY 61 Self M M W NY Farmer MA CT Claratta S. WHITNEY 60 Wife F M W PA Keeping House RI CT Abner N. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W IA NY PA Ira R. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W IA NY PA

135 143 Brown, Albert G. Head W M May 1849 57 mar 38 Vermont Vermont Vermont House -----, Sarah E. Wife W F Jan 1843 57 mar 38 4ch 3liv New York New York Pennsylvania -----, Walter ?? Son W M Mar 1882 27 sgl Iowa Vermont New York Free house -----, Willard Son W M --- ---- 23 sgl Iowa Vermont New York -----, Mabel Dau W F --- ---- 17 sgl Iowa Vermont New York Whitney, Charlotte MiL W F Feb 1820 80 mar -- Pennsylvania Vermont Vermont

  • 1900, Baker, Walla Walla Co., WA: Ira Whitney, b. Mar 1864, IA, inmate, Washington State Penitentiary.
  • 1905 State, Flynn St., Redwood Falls, Redwood Co., MN, p. 23: Elizabeth A. Whitney, F, 51, W, b. IL, parents b. MA & PA, housekeeping, resident 2 years 9 months; Charlotte S. Whitney, F, 85, W, b. PA, parents b. CT & CT, resident 3 years 2 months.
  • 1910, Spokane Ward 5, Spokane Co., WA: O. B. Hendrixon, Head, M, 60, Ohio; Alma Hendrixon, Wife F 55 Illinois; Charlotte S. Whitney, MiL, F, 90, Pennsylvania; Elizabeth Whitney, SiL, F, 56, Illinois.

References

  • Census records.

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