Family:Whitney, Thomas S. (1841-1918)

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Thomas S.9 Whitney (William W.8, John Rodman7, William6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of William W.8 and Ann (Sigsworth) Whitney, was born 26 Apr 1841, OH, and died 8 Apr 1918, Camden, OH.

He married, about 1869, Philena Lucretia (Johnson) Granger, widow of Theodore Granger, daughter of Sullivan and Fidelia (Worden) Johnson. She was born 7 Feb 1839, Amboy, OH, and died 20 May 1923, Elyria, OH. She had married firstly, about 1857, Theodore Granger, son of Pierce and Betsey (Beckwith) Granger. He was born 19 Nov 1831, Phelps, NY, and died 11 Oct 1865, Sylvania, OH.

He served in the Civil War as a Private, Co. H, 43rd Ohio Infantry. He enlisted 20 Apr 1861, and was discharged 13 Jul 1865, after service of 4 years 2 months 25 days.

Children of Theodore and Philena Lucretia (Johnson) Granger:

i. Arthur Granger, b. Nov 1859, OH; d. 23 Mar 1861, OH.
ii. Arden Granger, b. ca. Feb 1860, OH; d. 3 Apr 1862, OH.
iii. Wilford L. Granger, b. 6 Dec 1862, Sylvania, OH; d. 14 Apr 1925, Elyria, OH; m. ca. 1884, Clara D. Wilcox.
iv. Willard Granger, b. 14 Dec 1862, Metamora, OH; d. 26 Jul 1930, OH; m. ca. 1889, Nina B. Breckenridge.

Children of Thomas9 and Philena Lucretia (Johnson)(Granger) Whitney:

i. Reuben S.10 Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1871, Camden, OH.
ii. Anna S.10 Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1872, Camden, OH. There is confusion about her marriages in FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com.

She poss. m. bef. 1888, ----- Ogleby, and had son Charles, b. 1888. Could Charles have been illegitimate, and no such marriage occurred?

She m.(1) ca. 1895, Claud Jay Jenkins or Claud Clark Jenkins, b. 8 Jul 1874, Berlin Heights, OH, son of Leman Hine and Eliza Jane (Manley/Marsh) Jenkins; of Kenton, Huron Co., OH, in 1900; they were divorced, since he is listed as single in 1920, and she remarried; m.(2) ----- Conley, of whom no record has been found; m.(3) 14 Jun 1924, Elkhart, IN, Gilbert Notestine, son of Peter and Prudence (Cowell) Notestine, b. 1 Jan 1870, La Grange Co., IN; divorced; m.(4) 6 Dec 1924, Van Wert, OH, Noah Murphy, son of David and Mary (Glass) Murphy, b. 1874, Adams Co., IN; divorced; m.(5) 11 May 1926, Paulding Co., OH, William Reno, son of Zely and Lorinda (Pearson) Reno, b. 8 Oct 1847, Shenandoah Co., VA.

iii. William M. Whitney, b. 15 May 1873, Camden, OH; d. Feb 1950; m. 29 Oct 1894, Elyria, OH, Mary Rachel Dunkel, b. ca. 1872, PA, d. Feb 1958.
iv. Harriet Amelia Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1875, Camden, OH; d. 16 Aug 1950, Camden, OH, aged 74 years; m. ca. 1896, Bernard A. Perkins, b. ca. 1872.
v. George H. Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1876, Camden, OH; d. 12 Mar 1949, Camden, OH, aged 72 years; m.(1) ca. 1900, Mabelle Kemp, dau. of John and Susannah (Welburn) Kemp, b. ca. 1876, d. aft. 1913; m.(2) 17 Aug 1929, Lorain Co., OH, Florence (Faber) Vernam, dau. of Charles and Anna (Raloff) Faber, b. ca. 1893, Lorain Co., OH.

Census

107 107 Whitney, Thomas S. 29 M W Farmer $1800 $550 Ohio Mother of foreign birth, Male citizen over 21 -----, Philena 31 F W Keeping House Ohio -----, Willard 7 M W Ohio -----, Wilfared 7 M W Ohio

Thomas WHITNEY 38 Self M M W OHIO Farmer NEW YORK ENGLAND Phelina WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W OHIO Keeping House VERMONT OHIO Anne WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W OHIO OHIO OHIO William WHITNEY 7 Son M S W OHIO OHIO OHIO Hattie WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W OHIO OHIO OHIO George WHITNEY 3 Son M S W OHIO OHIO OHIO

140 145 Whitney, Thomas Private H 43 OH Inf 20 Apr 1861 13 Jul 1865 4y 2m 25d Kipton, OH

References

  • Census records.

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