Family:Whitney, Oliver F. (1833-1912)

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Oliver F.8 Whitney (Oliver Winship Francis7, Abigail6, Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Oliver Winship Francis7 and Rachel (Westfall) Whitney, was born 18 Apr 1833, Salem, NY, and died 14 Jan 1912, Phillipsurg, KS. He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg, Phillips County, KS.

He married, 12 Dec 1865, Shelbyville, MO, Anna Frances Holliday, daughter of Elias Langham Holliday and Elizabeth Ann (Vandiver) Holliday. She was born 10 Dec 1841, Shelby Co., MO, and died 9 Aug 1933, Phillips Co., KS.

Gravestones: "GAR -- Oliver Whitney Apr. 18, 1833 Jan. 14, 1912 -- Ann F. Dec. 10, 1841 Aug. 9, 1933 They shall be mine, saith the Lord of Hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels. -- WHITNEY" and "Corpl. Oliver Whitney Co. I, 2 MO. S. M. Cav."

He served as a Corporal in Co. I, 2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia, Cavalry, during the Civil War. Enlisted 1 Feb 1862, mustered out 20 Apr 1865.

Children of Oliver F.8 and Anna Frances (Holliday) Whitney:

i. Elmer Ellsworth9 Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1866, Shelby Co., MO; d. 30 Jul 1950, Phillips Co., KS; m.(1) 15 Apr 1891, Phillips Co., KS, Jennie Leona Larkin; m.(2) 1 Aug 1926, Mary Rebecca Matteson.
ii. Wilber Crespas Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1868, Shelby Co., MO; d. 5 Aug 1947, Shawnee Co., KS; m. 3 Apr 1892, Phillips Co., KS, Virginia May Homaker.
iii. Oliver Whitney, b. 1870; d. 1873.
iv. Anna Maud Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1872, Montgomery Co., KS; d. 29 Dec 1945, Del Norte, CO; m. 17 Jan 1893, Phillips Co., KS, James Thomas Pennington.
v. Fanny Kate Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1874, Coffeyville, KS; d. 29 Apr 1944, FL; m. 1 Dec 1897, Phillips Co., KS, Arthur Byron Carpenter.
vi. Harry Luther Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1877, Montgomery Co., KS; d. 25 Aug 1907, Phillips Co., KS; m. 5 Nov 1899, Phillips Co., KS, Bertha Isabelle Faubion.
vii. Ezra McAuley Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1881, Phillips Co., KS; d. 2 Jun 1959, Phillips Co., KS; m. 9 Dec 1908, Phillips Co., KS, Bertha Isabelle (Faubion) Whitney.
viii. Oliver Asbury Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1883, KS; d. 26 Feb 1975; m. 20 Apr 1910, Phillips Co., KS, Lola May Meyer.

Census

366 383 Oliver Whitney 51 M - Farmer Vermont Rachael 43 F - New York Oliver 17 M - " Stephen 12 M - New Jersey Charles W. 10 M - " Ezra 7 M - " James V. Whitney 1 M - New Jersey Abigail " 46 F - Vermont Selena " 55 F - " John Crater 35 M - Germany

361 367 Oliver Whitney 61 M Farmer 6000 1200 VT Rachel 51 F NY Silence 65 F " Oliver 27 M Farm laborer " Stephen B 23 M NJ Charles W 21 M " Israel S 17 M " James V 11 M " Catharine 8 F " Louisa Rogers 12 F NY

159 159 Whitney, O. 37 M W Farmer $350 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, F. 28 F W Keeping house Mo. -----, E. E. 3 M W Mo. -----, W. C. 2 M W Mo.

Oliver WHITNEY 47 Self M M W NY Farmer MA NY Ann F. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W MO Keeping House VA VA Elmer E. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W MO At School NY MO Wilber C. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MO At School NY MO Anna M. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W KS At School NY MO Fanny K. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W KS At School NY MO Harry L. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W KS At Home NY MO

References

  • Census records.

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