Family:Whitney, Rufus P. (1830-1902)

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Rufus P.9 Whitney (Washington8, Joshua7, Joshua6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Washington8 and Caroline G. (Park) Whitney, was born 12 Apr 1830, Binghamton, NY, and died 24 Jul 1902, Sidney, NY.

He married firstly, 21 Nov 1852, Kate Lewis. She was born about 1832, Broome Co., NY, and died before 1880.

He married secondly, about 1880, Clara -----. She was born Oct 1840, NY, and died after 1900.

Children of Rufus P.9 and Kate (Lewis) Whitney:

i. Alice10 Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1853, Broome Co., NY; m. before 1879, William Pierce.
Ch.: Kate Pierce, b. ca. 1879, NY.
ii. Charles F. Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1855, NY; d. 17 Nov 1905; m. 2 Apr 1888, Ida A. Hennion; no children. Professional baseball player, apparently minor leagues only.
iii. James Evans Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1857, Conklin, NY; d. 21 May 1891, Binghamton, NY; m. Lillian Lavinia Haddock, b. Aug 1862, Portsmouth, NH, dau. of Jacob H. and Mary Ann (Watson) Haddock. She m.(2) 9 Jun 1894, Boston, MA, Alvin Fuller Hill, b. ca. 1850, Summit, NJ, son of Eben B. and Susan Hartwell (Fuller) Hill.[1] Major league professional baseball player. See Archive:James Evans "Grasshopper Jim" Whitney (1857-1891).
a. Rufus P. Whitney, b. Dec 1880, NJ.
b. Mary Lillian Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1884, Boston, MA;[2] d. aft. 1880, when living in Summit, NJ, as "Mollie W. Hill".

Census

59 Frame $200 59 Rufus P. Whitney 25 M - - Broome 1 - - Farmer 1 - - - - - - Cate Whitney 23 F - Wife Broome - - - - - - - - - - - Alice Whitney 1 F - Chld Broome - - - - - - - - - - -

146 146 Rufus Whitney 29 M - Farmer N.Y. Kate " 28 F - " Alice " 7 F - " Charles " 5 M - " James " 2 M - "

179 181 Whitney, Rufus P. 39 M W Farmer $700 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Kate 36 F W Keeping house New York -----, Alice 16 F W New York Attended school -----, Charles 14 M W New York Attended school Whitney, James 12 M W New York Attended school

Rufus WHITNEY 50 Self M S W NY Farmer NY NY Alice PIERCE 27 Dau F M W NY Keeps House NY NY William PIERCE 28 SonL M M W NY Carpenter CT CT Kate PIERCE 1 GDau F S W NY NY NY Charles PIERCE 24 Son M S W NY Ball Player NY NY James PIERCE 22 Son M S W NY Ball Player NY NY

The last two Pierce men must be Whitney men instead.

Thomas SANDS 35 Self M M W ENG Painter ENG ENG Mary SANDS 28 Wife F M W CA Kps. Hse ENG ENG Robert SANDS 10 Son M S W CA At School ENG CA Thomas SANDS 8 Son M S W CA ENG CA Laura SANDS 7 Dau F S W CA ENG CA Ada SANDS 4 Dau F S W CA ENG CA James WHITNEY 22 Oth M S W NY Base Ball Player NY NY George BAILEY 21 Oth M S W IA Base Ball Player NY ENG Charles WHITNEY 24 Oth M S W IA Base Ball Player NY NY John QUILL 23 Oth M S W IL Fireman IRE IRE Julius WILLIGROD 22 Oth M S W IA Machinist PRUSSIA PRU

Whitney, P. Rufus Head W M -----, Clara Wife W F

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 462, page 140.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 351, page 96.


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