Family:Whitney, Wayman C. (c1824-a1860)

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Wayman C. Whitney (Hiram, [perhaps] Elijah, [probably] Francis, [perhaps] Joshua3, David2, Samuel1), son of Hiram and Mary Ann (Harris) Whitney, was born circa 1824, KY, and died after 1860, KY. In 1850 he was listed as being a cooper (barrel maker).

He married, 31 May 1848, Trigg Co., KY, Ruth Kennady. She was born circa 1832, and died after 1860.

W. H. McRae, Adm. of W. C. Whitney, decd. In account with said estate. The adm. states that all of the property appraised on account of which is recorded in Will book W, pages 292 & 293, was set apart to the widow but by an omission on the part of the appraiser the fact was not mentioned a certificate of the appraisers to that effect is filed herewith marked "A" to amount received of William Wallace on settlement the account of which is not reflected on inventory & appraisement.



By amt paid B M Harrison $2.00 same 2.20 Appraisers 3.00 States Co Tax 4.65 Allowance to adm 3.95 Judges fee to this settlement 3.00 Clerk's fee for recording 1.50 Total Credits $20.30 Nothing remaining in hands of adm

Given under my hand this 5th day of September 1874 James O Ellis County Judge CC

October Term 1874
State of Kentucky Christian County Court
The foregoing report of a settlement made with W H McRae Administrator of W C Whitney deceased having been returned and filed at the last term of the court and laid over and continued until the present term for exceptions and on exceptions having been taken there to said settlement was approved and ordered to record.^ 

Attests John W Breathitt Clerk By John S Moore DO

Children of Wayman C. and Ruth (Kennady) Whitney:

i. Missouri Whitney, b. ca. 1849, KY.
ii. Alice Whitney, b. ca. 1851, KY.
iii. Wayman Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1854, Trigg Co., KY.
iv. George Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1856, Trigg Co., KY.


515 515 Wayman Whitney 20 M Cooper KY Ruth 18 F - KY Missouri 2m F - KY Mary J. 22 F - KY Marilla 2 F - KY

833 833 W. C. Whitney 34 M Cooper $144 Kentucky Ruth " 29 F - do Missouri " 11 F - do Attended school Alice " 9 F - do Attended school Wayman " 7 M - do Attended school George " 4 M - do


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1. [1] Appraisements Book W pages 392, 438, Christian County, Kentucky.

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