Family:Whitney, William E. (c1847-a1881)

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William E. Whitney, parentage unknown (but his father was born in England and his mother in New York), was born about 1847, NY, and died after 1881, and apparently before 1900.

He married firstly, 24 Feb 1871, Johnson Co., IA, Mary Smith,[1] daughter of John and Catharine (Davis) Whitney. She was born 2 Nov 1854, Muscatine, IA, and died 30 May 1891. She was buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.[2]

He was a jeweler.

Children of William E. and Mary (Smith) Whitney:

i. Harry Whitney, b. ca. 31 Aug 1876; d. 22 Jun 1878, aged 1 year 9 months 22 days; bur. Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.[3]
ii. Pearl Whitney, b. ca. 31 May 1872, IA; d. 18 Mar 1881, aged [8 years] 9 months 18 days; bur. Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.[4]
ii. Maude Whitney, b. Nov 1879, Story Co., IA; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried. Adopted by Chester E. and Agnes Belle (Forbes) Munsell. No further record found.

Census

W. E. WHITNEY 33 Self M M W NY Jeweler ENG NY Mary WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W IA Keeping House OH OH Pearl WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W IA At Home NY IA Maud WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W IA At Home NY IA H. A. DENSMORE 31 Oth M S W VT Tailor VT VT

57 59 Munsel, Chester E. 40 M W m Illinois Speculator Christian Military, Voter " Agnes B. 36 F W " " Keeping House " " Charles R. 18 M W s " Teacher " Military " Florence B. 13 F W - " Attends School " " Frank L. 9 M W - Ia. Greene Co. " " " Warren 5 M W - " " " " " Whitney, Maude 16 F W s " Story " House Keeper "

15 15 Munsell, C. E. Head W M Oct 1854 45 mar 24 Illinois Ohio Kentucky Owns mortgaged house -----, Agnes B. Wife W F Sep 1858 41 mar 24 4ch 4liv Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio -----, Florence V. Dau W F Jul 1881 18 unk Illinois Illinois Illinois At school -----, Frank Son W M Feb 1886 14 sgl Iowa Illinois Illinois At school -----, Warren P. Son W M Jun 1889 19 sgl Iowa Illinois Illinois At school Whitney, Maude ADau W F Nov 1879 21 sgl Iowa New York Iowa Le Mar, Harry Brdr W M Jun 1875 24 sgl Iowa Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Barber Hartman, C. A. Brdr W M Aug 1877 22 sgl Iowa Ohio Pennsylvania Office clerk R.R. 16 Gambol, Fred E. Head W M Feb 1868 32 mar 2 Illinois Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Clothier -----, Maude Wife W F Jul 1877 22 mar 2 1ch 1liv Wisconsin New York Wisconsin -----, Stephen Son W M Feb 1899 7m sgl Iowa Illinois Wisconsin

References

1.^  Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #46240651, Mary Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #46240629, Harry Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #46240640, Pearl Whitney.


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