Family:Whitney, Roland A. (1817-a1880)

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Roland A.8 Whitney (Jacob7, Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jacob7 and Maria (Goldsmith) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1817, and died after 1880.

He married firstly, 31 Jul 1849, Eliza Hicks. She was born 16 Mar 1822, and died 13 Nov 1855.

He married secondly, 13 Apr 1858, Annie E. Lemon. She was born 28 Mar 1830, and died after 1880.

He was born in Pennsylvania, and for over fifty years has resided in Louisville, KY; for thirty years he was in the merchandising business, and for the past twenty years he has been engaged in the manufacture of jeans and woolens. He is now (1894) president of the Falls City Jeans and Woolen Company, incorporated, manufacturers of Kentucky jeans; resided Louisville, KY.

Children of Roland A.8 and Annie E. (Lemon) Whitney:

i. Roland L.9 Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1859; m. Betty McGoodwin.
ii. Libbie Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1861; m. 5 May 1886, Bushrod W. Taylor; b. 12 Feb 1859; resided Louisville, KY. Children:
a. Elise Taylor, b. 27 Oct 1888.
b. Roland W. Taylor, b. 7 Jul 1894.
iii. James F. Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1864, Louisville, KY. He was born in Louisville, and has always resided there. He now (1894) is secretary and treasurer of the Kelley Axe Manufacturing Company.
iv. Logan R. Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1866; m. Florence Woodruff.
v. Fayett Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1868; d. 11 Jan 1869.

Census

661 902 R. Whitney 42 M - Merchant $16000 $25000 Pa. Anna " 30 F - Ky. Roland " 1 M - " William B. " 18 M - Clerk Pa.

1094 1645 Whitney, Roland 52 M W Wh. Boot & shoe manf. $40000 $160000 Indiana Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna E. 40 F W Keeping house Kentucky -----, Roland L. 11 M W At school Do Attended school -----, Libbie 8 F W Do Do Attended school -----, James E. 6 M W Do Do Attended school -----, Logan R. 4 M W Do Quiney, Ellen 21 F W Domestic servant Ireland Parents foreign born Buckner, Ellen 38 F B Do Kentucky Illiterate -----, John 16 M B Do Do Illiterate Burns, Shoder 28 M B Do Do Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 19 F B Do Do Illiterate

R. WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA No Occupation MA MA Anna WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W KY Keeping House KY KY Roland L. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W KY Boot And Shoe Manufacture MA KY Lebbie WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W KY At Home MA KY J. Edwin WHITNEY 16 Son M S W KY At School MA KY Logan WHITNEY 13 Son M S W KY At School MA KY Maria WHITNEY 86 GMot F W W MA Boarder MA MA Emma FIELD 18 Oth F S W NY At School NY NY Eliza FIELD 45 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Anna CADY 32 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Mary MACARAY 48 Oth F W B KY Servant KY KY

References

  • Census records.

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