Family:Whitney, Theodore Beecher (1840-1894)
Theodore Beecher8 Whitney (Abel7, James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Abel7 and Elvira Triphosa (Beecher) Whitney, was born 21 Apr 1840, Bridgewater, CT, and died 8 Aug 1894, Fairdale, NE.
He married, 6 Dec 1866, Wakeman, OH, Mary Elizabeth Parker, daughter of Zachariah and Sabrina (Higgins) Parker. She was born 15 Feb 1841, Florence, OH, and died 29 Oct 1888, Fairdale, NE.
They are buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Scotia, NE.
He was in the Civil war; resided Wakeman, OH.
Phoenix says the following:
- "Theodore Beecher Whitney, b. in Bridgewater, Conn., 21 Ap. 1840; a farmer; married at Wakeman, Ohio, 6 Dec. 1866, by Rev. Joel Talcott, Presbyterian, to Mary Elizabeth Parker, dau. of Zachariah and Sabrina (Higgins) Parker, or Florence, Ohio, where she was born 15 Feb. 1841. They settled in Wakeman, and were living there in 1874. He was a soldier in the war of 1861."
Children of Theodore Beecher8 and Mary Elizabeth (Parker) Whitney:
i. Clayton Parker9 Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1867, Wakeman, OH; m. Louise Maud Weeks. ii. Ruggles Nahum Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1869, Wakeman, OH; d. 12 Dec 1950, Spokane, WA; m. 1898, Mollie J. -----, b. ca. 1874, NE, d. after 1940; res. St. Paul, NE, and Spokane, WA. They had no children. iii. Ollie May Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1872, Wakeman, OH; m. 4 Sep 1895, Wakeman, OH, Charles Augustus Cooley. iv. Aura Belle Whitney, b. Feb 1875, Wakeman, OH; m. 1899, Fairdale, NE, George F. Alexander.
58 58 Whitney, Theodore 30 M W Farmer $3400 $1170 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 30 F W Keeping House Ohio -----, Clayton 3 M W Ohio -----, Ruggles 5/12 M W Ohio -----, Abel 73 M W Farmer Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Levira 59 F W Conn.
Abel WHITNEY 82 Self M M W CT Retired Farmer CT CT Levira WHITNEY 78 Wife F M W CT CT CT Theodore B. WHITNEY 40 Son M M W CT Farmer CT CT Mary E. WHITNEY 39 DauL F M W OH Keeping House VT OH Clayton P. WHITNEY 12 GSon M S W OH At School CT OH Ruggles N. WHITNEY 10 GSon M S W OH CT OH Aura B. WHITNEY 5 GDau F S W OH CT OH Wesley WOOLIVER 60 Oth M S W NY Laborer NY NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 467.
- Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), pp. 743-744; and p. 1564.
- Whitney, Mary Elizabeth (Parker) Whitney - Find A Grave Memorial
- Whitney, Theodore Beecher - Find A Grave Memorial