Family:Whitney, William Alexander (1822-a1900)
He married, 29 Oct 1845, Scotland, Canada West, Emily Malcolm, daughter of Eliakim and Semantha (Saxton) Malcolm. She was born 31 Oct 1827, Scotland, Canada West, and died after 1910.
Phoenix says the following:
- "He settled in Scotland; went, in May 1861, to Geneva, Wisconsin; and moved thence, after five months, to West Union, Iowa, where he lived in 1873, a dealer in furniture and real estate."
Children of William Alexander7 and Emily (Malcolm) Whitney:
i. Mary Emily8 Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1846, Scotland, C.W.; m. 17 Feb 1869, West Union, IA, Edwin Gilbert. They lived at Webster City, IA, in 1874. ii. Lewis Malcolm Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1851, Scotland, C.W.; m. Emily Jeannette Tiffany. iii. Sarah Eliza Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1854, Scotland, C.W.; d. 23 Oct 1852, Scotland, C.W. iv. Maria Louise Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1854, Scotland, C.W.; m. 9 Jan 1872, West Union, IA, Joseph Ferdinand Raphael. v. Alfred Eliakim Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1856, Scotland, C.W.; m. Carrie B. Carpenter. vi. Ellen Semantha Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1858, Scotland, C.W. vii. Martha Esther Whitney, b. 25 Jan 1860, Scotland, C.W. viii. William Edmund Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1865, West Union, IA; d. 14 Sep 1866, West Union, IA, where he was buried. ix. Gertrude Emma Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1868, West Union, IA; m. ca. 1898, Charles R. Carpenter.
297 299 Whitney, W. A. 46 M W Furniture Manufacturer $20580 $11800 Canada Mother foreign born -----, Emily 42 F W Keeping House Canada Father foreign born -----, Louisa 15 F W At Home Canada Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Alfred 13 M W At Home Canada Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Ella 11 F W At Home Canada Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Martha 9 F W Canada Parents foreign born -----, Gertrude 2 F W Iowa Parents foreign born Sonder, Frank 21 M W Clerk in Furniture Store Ohio Male citizen over 21 Ryan, Kate 25 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born
William F. WHITNEY 55 Self M M W CANA Hardware Merchant NY CANA Emily WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W CANA Keeping House CANA VT Alfred E. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W CANA Clerk In Hardware Store CANA CANA Ellen S. WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W CANA CANA CANA Martha E. WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W CANA Teaching School CANA CANA Gertrude E. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W IA Attending School CANA CANA Malcolm WESTBROOK 10 Neph M S W CANA Attending School CANA CANA
165 174 Carpenter, Chas. R. Head W M Jun 1866 33 mar 7 Iowa New York Massachusetts Cashier bank, Owns mortgaged house -----, Gertrude W. Wife W F Mar 1868 32 mar 7 0ch 0liv Iowa Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Whitney, William A. FiL W M Aug 1823 76 mar 54 Canada Eng. New York Canada Eng. Immig. 1863, Nat. -----, Emily MiL W F Oct 1827 72 mar 54 9ch 6liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Vermont Immig. 1863
- 1910, Maine Street, Fayette, Fayette Co., IA:
184 185 Whitney, Alfred C. Head M W 53 m12 Canada Canada Canada Own Income, House, Immigrated 1860, naturalized -----, Carrie B. Wife F W 43 m12 0ch 0lv Iowa New York Massachusetts None Magee, Jessie Rmr F W 35 sgl Iowa New York Iowa Stenographer 185 186 Carpenter, Charles R. Head M W 43 m18 Iowa New York Massachusetts Cashier bank, Owns free house -----, Gertrude Wife F W 42 m18 0ch 0lv Iowa Canada Canada None Whitney, Emily MiL F W 82 wid 9ch 4lv Canada Canada Canada None, Immigrated 1860
- All data imported from 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), p. 857 and pp. 1745-1746.