Family:Whitney, Rufus Edward (1877-1967)

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Rufus Edward Whitney (Elhannan William, Hiram C.), son of Elhannan William and Romelia Catherine (Falls) Whitney, was born 28 Sep 1877, Jasper, Walker County, AL, and died 18 Nov 1967, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., WV.

He married firstly, 1902, AL, Montie Eula Baker, daughter of Richard Jones and Rebecca (Burton) Baker. She was born 1873, Key Mountain, Oakman, Walker Co., AL, and died 27 Dec 1945, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.

He married secondly, about 1924, Eda Mae (Turner) Ramsey, daughter of John Lewis and Martha Frances (Coleman) Turner. She was born 24 May 1893, Hancock Co., TN, and died 18 Nov 1933, Concho, Fayette Co., WV. She had married firstly, 12 Feb 1911, Hancock Co., TN, Alonzo Davis Ramsey, from whom she was divorced.

He married thirdly, 1934, Fayette Co., WV, Belle (Coleman) Tyler, daughter of Henry Fitts and Martha T. (Parkey) Coleman. She was born 8 Oct 1891, Hancock Co., TN, and died 1981, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., WV.

Children of Rufus Edward and Montie Eula (Baker) Whitney:

i. Oather Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1903, AL; d. Nov 1981, North Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR.
ii. Edith Whitney, b. Sep 1905, d. 6 Feb 1999; m. Clifford Pollard.
iii. Oliver R. Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1908, AL; d. 12 Jul 1962, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.
iv. George Olin Whitney, b. 25 Jan 1910, AL; d. 7 Jun 1997, Bloomfield Hills, Oakland Co., MI.
v. Troy Telford Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1911, Paragould, Greene Co., AR; d. 26 May 1972, Theodore, Mobile Co., AL; m. 20 Dec 1937, Marjorie Virginia Thomas.
vi. Ruth Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1915, Cedrom, AL; d. 4 Dec 1998, Clayton, GA; m. Woodrow Hayes.

Children of Rufus Edward and Eda Mae (Turner) Whitney:

vii. Williona Edward Whitney, b. perhaps 2 May 1928, WV; d. 4 Dec 1981, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.[1]

Children of Rufus Edward and Belle (Tyler) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

E. W. WHITNEY 42 Self M M W AL Farmer OH SC R. C. WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W AL Keeping House SC AL W. P. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W AL AL AL R. A. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W AL AL AL S. I. WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W AL AL AL M. J. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W AL AL AL R. E. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W AL AL AL B. F. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W AL AL AL

307 312 Richard E Whitney Head W M 34 M AL AL AL Farmer Margaret Wife W F 25 M AL AL AL Nancy B Dau W F 8 S AL AL AL Claudie E Dau W F 6 S AL AL AL Estelle Dau W F 3 S AR AL AL Rufus E Bro W M 24 S AL AL AL Farm laborer

5 5 Rufe Whitney Head M W 46 M AL AL AL Miner Coal mine Eula Wife F W 35 M AL AL AL Oather Son M W 17 S AR AL AL Laborer Eva Dau F W 14 S AR AL AL Oliver Son M W 11 S AR AL AL Laborer George Son M W 8 S AR AL AL Troy Son M W 7 S AR AL AL Lois Dau F W 11m AL AL AL

References

  • Census
  • ^  Death records in possession of Millie Whitney.

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