Family:Whitney, Robert Francis (1836-1890)

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Robert Francis8 Whitney (Anson Shay7, (Nathan6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Anson Shay7 and Mary Jane (McMurphy) Whitney, was born 22 Jan 1836, Batavia, NY, and died 13 Mar 1890, Morenci, MI. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci, MI.[1]

He married, 20 Feb 1865, Morenci, MI, Mary Ann Goodremont, daughter of Lewis Goodremont. She was born about 1839, Hartland, NY, and died after 1900.

He was a miller. They were living at Norvell, MI, in Dec 1874.

He served as Sergeant, 28th NY Infantry, in the Civil War, from 9 May 1861 to 2 Jun 1863.

Children of Robert Francis8 and Mary Ann (Goodremont) Whitney:

i. Vernon Wilson9 Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1866, Morenci, MI; d. 14 Jul 1910, St. Joseph, MI; m. Morenci, MI, 11 Feb 1890, Rose Eva Babcock.


194 200 Whitney, Robert F. 34 M W Works in Flouring Mill New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 27 F W Keeping House New York -----, Dennis W. 3 M W Michigan

Robert F. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W NY Miller NY NY Mary A. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W NY Housekeeping NY NY Vernon W. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W MI Attending School NY NY

409 419 Mary A. Whitney, Widow of Whitney, Robert F. Sergt. F 28 NY Inf 9 May 1861 2 Jun 1863 2y Marenci, MI


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1.^  Find A Grave memorial #37823924, Robert F. Whitney.

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