Family:Whitney, Silas R. (1837-1897)

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Silas R. Whitney (Arthur J.), son of Arthur J. and Anna (Rowls/Rolls) Whitney, was born 1837, LA, and died 1897, TX, possibly Greenville, Hunt Co., TX

He married, 25 Feb 1861, Drew Co., AR, Mary Ann Elizabeth Johnson, b. 30 Jul 1842, AL, d. 1885, AR.[1]

Children of Silas R. and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Johnson) Whitney:

i. Mary Lou Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1863, AR, d. 30 Apr 1944, Burkburnett, TX.[2]
ii. Julia Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1865, AR, d. 23 Aug 1910, Dallas, TX.[3] Married James C. Purciller, 21 Mar 1880, Denton, TX.[4]
iii. Thomas Alfred Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1868, LA, d. 29 Jan 1941, El Paso, TX.
iv. Caledonia Whitney, b. 1875, AR, d. 25 Dec 1918 Johnson Co., OK. Married Robert Burton Watts 29 Dec 1889, Corsicana, TX.
v. Lilphoma Whitney, b. ca. 1877, d. Jul 1879, Arlington, TX, aged 2 years of flux.[5]
vi. James Lafayette Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1880, Tarrant Co. TX, d. 30 Oct 1943 Tulare, CA.

Census

294 294 W. R. Barry 29 M - Farmer $4200 Miss. Lizy A. " 24 F - La. Illiterate Suane " 11 F - Ark. Attended school Henry " 4 M - " Loucresy D. " 2 F - " Silas Whitney 22 M - Waggoner $125 La. Illiterate

Silas R. WHITNEY 42 Self M M W LA Wheelright NC NC Bessie M. HOLLIS 2M Dau F S W TX KY GA Henry KEELING 33 Oth M S W MS Laborer MS MS

Mary A. WHITNEY 39 Self F W W AL Keeping House AL AL Thomas A. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W AR At Home LA AL Julia A. PRISCILLER 14 Dau F M W AR At Home LA AL Cilfonia WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W AR At Home LA AL

References

1. ^  Drew County Arkansas Marriage Book B 1847-1861

2. ^  Death Certificate #70529 Texas

3. ^  Death Certificate #17984 Texas

4. ^  Denton Co., TX, Marriage Book 1, page 413

5.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.


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