Family:Whitney, Rufus (1829-1890)

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Rufus7 Whitney (Solomon6, Tarball5, Solomon4, David3, Joshua2, John1), son of Solomon6 and Nancy (Hurlbut) Whitney, was born 28 Sep 1829, Almond, NY, and died 13 Dec 1890, Chesaning, MI.

He married, Sep 1849, Lodema Bortle. She was born 27 Jan 1827, Egypt, NY, and died 9 Aug 1873.

He was a farmer. He resided Van Buren, IN, and Chesaning, MI.

Children of Rufus7 and Lodema (Bortle) Whitney:

i. Albert R.8 Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1851, MI; m.(1) Louisa Fitch; m.(2) Jane Day; m.(3) Emma Kidwell.
ii. Bruce E. Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1857; m. Mary Lee.
iii. Ora E. Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1861; m. 22 Feb 1878, John Ginter; resided Chesaning; b. 9 Feb 1856.
Ch.: Lena, b. 10 Feb 1879; Lytle, b. 31 Jul 1883.
iv. Belden Lester Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1865; m. Bertha Edella Findley.
v. Etta Laura Whitney, b. 14 May 1868; m. 19 Jul 1888; George Miner; resided Chesaning; b. 23 Jun 1867.
Ch.: Mabel, b. 13 Mar 1891; Leo, b. 3 Oct 1894.

Census

175 Framed $250 186 Rufus Whitney 25 M - - Allegany Co. 1 - 1 Farmer 1 - - - - - - Lorena Whitney 27 F - Wife - 1 - 23 - - - - - - - - Albert B. Whitney 3 M - Chld Mich. - - - - - - - - - - -

42 40 Whitney, Rufus 40 M W Farmer $1000 $500 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lodema 43 F W K. H. N.Y. -----, Albert 18 M W Works on Farm Mich. -----, Bruce 11 M W At Home N.Y. -----, Aurea 9 F W " -----, Belden 5 M W Mich. -----, Etta 2 F W "

Rufus WHITNEY 50 Self M M W NY Farmer VT NY Marilla WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House NOVA SCOTIA --- Bruce E. WHITNEY 22 Son M S W NY Servant NY NY Belden L. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W MI At Home NY NY Laura E. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MI At Home NY NY

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