Family:Whitney, Oscar Cross (1851-1933)
Oscar Cross8 Whitney (Silas7, Cornelius6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Silas7 and Matilda (Cross) Whitney, was born 27 Jun 1851, Centerville, NY, and died 11 Aug 1933, Coleridge, NE.
He married, 6 Feb 1876, Atlantic, IA, Onona May Bliss, daughter of Hiram and Margaret (Parker) Bliss. She was born 21 Mar 1856, Grant Co., WI, and died 27 Feb 1928, Coleridge, NE.
He resided Coleridge, NE.
Children of Oscar Cross8 and Onona May (Bliss) Whitney:
i. Bertha Harriett9 Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1877, IA; d. 24 Nov 1946; m. 19 Dec 1900, Coleridge, NE, George H. Peck. ii. Grace Lorette Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1879, IA; m. 20 Jan 1903, Coleridge, NE, William S. Martz. iii. Albert Oscar Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1882, Audubon, IA; d. 1951; m. 22 Aug 1902, Hartington, NE, Mollie M. Urwiler. iv. Elsie Myrtle Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1887, IA; d. 1955; m. 21 Jun 1910, Coleridge, NE, Ralph H. Leapley. v. Florence Mary Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1893, Coleridge, NE; d. 20 Mar 1985, Chino, CA; m. 28 Mar 1916, Coleridge, NE, Adolph Yarolimek, son of Matej and Mary (Dragoun) Yarolimek.
Oscor WHITNEY 29 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Onona WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W WI Keeps House NY NY Bertha WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W IA --- --- Grace WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W IA --- --- Lizzie THOMPSON 30 Oth F S W NOR Dom Servant NOR NOR
- 1900, Precinct 16, Cedar Co., NE
- 1910, Coleridge, Cedar Co., NE
- 1920, Precinct 16, Cedar Co., NE
- 1930, Coleridge, Cedar Co., NE
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 572-573.